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Westminster Presbyterian Church Privacy Statement
Your privacy is important to us. This privacy statement explains what personal data we collect from you and how we use it. We encourage you to read the summaries below and let us know if you have any questions.

Personal Data We Collect
Westminster Presbyterian Church collects data to operate effectively and provide you the best experiences with our services. You provide some of this data directly, such as when you create an account with us, submit a search query on our website, upload a document, or contact us for support. We get some of it by recording how you interact with our services by, for example, using technologies like cookies, and receiving error reports or usage data from software running on your device. We also obtain data from third parties (including other companies).

How We Use Personal Data
We collect personal information through our website to ensure smooth operations of our website and to respond to and assist users of the website including customers and potential customers. Your personal information may be used in the following ways:

  • Communicate with you regarding our services;
  • Provide the services and customer support you request;
  • Personalize services or communications directed to you;
  • Prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities;
  • Send you service or security update notices; and
  • Send surveys to gather information on how to improve our products and service.

Reasons We Share Personal Data
As a general matter, we do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information; however, we do share your personal data with your consent or as necessary to complete any transaction or provide any service you have requested or authorized. We also share data with Westminster Presbyterian Church-controlled affiliates and subsidiaries; with vendors working on our behalf; when required by law or to respond to legal process; to protect our customers; to protect lives; to maintain the security of our services; and to protect the rights or property of Westminster Presbyterian Church.

How to Access & Control Your Personal Data
When our services collect or use personal data, you can choose among various limited options. How you can access or control your personal data will depend on the service type or which services you use. You can always choose whether you wish to receive promotional email, SMS messages, telephone calls and postal mail from Westminster Presbyterian Church.

Cookies & Similar Technologies
Westminster Presbyterian Church uses cookies (small text files placed on your device) and similar technologies to provide our services and help collect data. Cookies allow us, among other things, to store your preferences and settings; enable you to sign-in; provide interest-based advertising; combat fraud; and analyze how our services are performing. Westminster Presbyterian Church apps may use other identifiers for similar purposes. We may also use web beacons to help deliver cookies and gather usage and performance data about our services. Our services may include web beacons and cookies from third-party service providers. You have a variety of tools to control cookies, web beacons and similar technologies, including browser controls to block and delete cookies and controls from some third-party analytics service providers to opt out of data collection through web beacons. Your browser and other choices may impact your experiences with our services.

Google
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en

We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

We have or may implement the following:

  • Remarketing with Google AdSense
  • Demographics and Interests Reporting

We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under 13.

Third Party Links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Revisions to our Policy
This Website Privacy Policy may be revised at any time by posting a revised version on our website. The revised version will be effective at the time posted. In addition, if the revised version includes a material change, then we will post prominent notice of the nature of this change on our home page or otherwise seek your consent to such changes as we believe may be required or appropriate.

Questions about our Policy
Questions regarding this Privacy Statement should be directed to 217-428-6603, specifying “Privacy Statement” in the subject line of your e-mail. Or, you may write or call us at either of the following:

1360 West Main Decatur, IL
217-428-6603