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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://beachesbaptist.com.

Introduction

Welcome to Beaches Baptist Church. Beaches Baptist Church is committed to protecting your information by ensuring that we remain lawful. Below is the Privacy Policy for Beaches Baptist Church. Please take some time to read through this Policy as it outlines how we will use your personal information.

Privacy Policy Consent

This website and all of its content is owned by Beaches Baptist Church. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of Beaches Baptist Church.

This Privacy Policy exists to inform you of how we collect, use, process and distribute your information. It is important for you to know that we will not use or share your information in any way that is not specified within this Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to change or modify this privacy policy in any way, at any time. Please read this Privacy Policy in order to understand how your information may be obtained and used. Any content that is provided to us by you or is obtained by us from this website is governed by this Privacy Policy. By using Beaches Baptist Church, whether you have read this Privacy Policy or not, you are fully consenting to this Privacy Policy.

Information we may collect

Our goal in collecting information from you is to ultimately make your experience better as you use Beaches Baptist Church. Here are the pieces of information that we may collect when you use this website.

1)    A name and an email address that will enable us to send emails to you – provision of an email address on this site equates to consent

2)    A name, email address, or phone number so we can follow-up with you

3)    Billing information including a name, address and credit card information will enable us to process any purchases or donations

4)    A name, email address, and phone number if you complete our contact form with a question.

Any information that you voluntarily provide to us in any contact form, prayer form, connect card form, or otherwise equates to information that you are giving us the consent to use.

How Personal Information is Collected

1)    Visiting Beaches Baptist Church (cookies)

2)    Making a donation to Beaches Baptist Church

3)    Applying to work with Beaches Baptist Church 

4)    Contacting us using email, phone or any other means

5)    Through third party-cookies (see the section on “Data Collection Technologies”)

Anonymous Data Collection and Use

In order to ensure that our website delivers a high-quality experience, we may use your IP address to help diagnose problems on our end and to manage the Website by identifying which areas of the Website are being used the most, and to fine-tune our content for your best interest. Your IP address is the number assigned to computers connected to the Internet. This is essentially “traffic data” which cannot personally identify you, but is helpful to us for marketing purposes and for improving our services. Traffic data collection only follows your activities as you are using this website, it does not follow your activities on any other websites in any way. Anonymous traffic data may also be shared with business partners and advertisers.

Use of “Cookies”

We may utilize the “cookies” feature of major browsers.

You may choose to disable cookies through your own web browser’s settings. However, disabling this function may diminish your experience on our Website and some features may not work as intended.

Data Collection Technologies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies, for example, Google Analytics, Google Ads, Google Tag Manager, Facebook Ads Manager, Facebook Pixel, etc. 

By agreeing to our Privacy Policy, you agree to the use of cookies and similar technologies (for example, web beacons, pixels, tags, and device identifiers which we collectively refer to as “cookies”) as described in this policy. 

What happens with the Information We Collect

  1. It may be used to contact you
  2. For follow-up purposes
  3. For promotional purposes
  4. For troubleshooting purposes
  5. Informational updates

Storage and Handling of Personal Information

Personal Information obtained by Beaches Baptist Church is stored internally or through a data management system. We value your safety, so your Personal Information will only be accessed by people who are responsible for gathering, managing or storing it, or who have a legitimate need to access it. (i.e., our hosting provider, newsletter provider, payment processors or team members).

It is important to note that we may transfer information internationally. If you are using our website in the European Union, please understand that your Personal Information may be transferred outside of the European Union. By using our Website and providing us with your Personal Information, you are consenting to these transfers exactly as stated within this Privacy Policy.

How You Can Access, Update or Delete Your Personal Data

You have the right to:

1)    Request information regarding how your information is used and request a copy of what information we use.

2)    Restrict processing if you think the information is inaccurate, unlawful, or no longer necessary.

3)    Be forgotten from our systems, meaning we will erase your personal information from our databases. (You have the “right to be forgotten”).

4)    Change your preference regarding whether you consent to our use of your information.

5)    Lodge a complaint if it is felt that any of your information has been unlawfully used.

6)    Receive Personal Data portability and transference to another controller without our hindrance.

7)    Object to our use of your information.

8)    Not be subject to an automated decision based solely on automatic processing, including profiling, which legally or significantly affects you.

If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please reach out to us at beachesbaptist@gmail.com and we would be happy to connect with you. 

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

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