What information does Church of the Highlands collect?
Church of the Highlands collects and stores your personal information when you sign up to receive our e-newsletter, submit a prayer request, contact us, or make a donation. When doing these things, we ask you for your first and last name, your mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number. If you are making a contribution, your information will be collected through PayPal.
Our system may also gather information about the areas you visit on our site as well as the IP address you use to connect to our site. We would use this information internally only for these reasons: 1) to personalize your experience on our websites and 2) to prevent fraudulent activity on your account. We will not share any of this information on an individual basis (we may share it in aggregate form without personal identifiers to track website statistics). We may employ consultants who assist us in serving you better. We do use navigational information to understand how our visitors use our websites so that we can make periodic improvements to our site. We do not keep track of where you go on the World Wide Web.
What does Church of the Highlands do with your personal information?
Your information is used to contact you, and accept donations.
Does Church of the Highlands share any personal information it collects with outside parties?
Church of the Highlands does not sell or share any personal information. If you make a contribution online, PayPal has a record of the transaction.
Does Church of the Highlands safeguard my personal information?
Church of the Highlands has implemented a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind a secure network and is only accessible by a limited number of employees who have special access rights. When you make a contribution, we offer the use of PayPal's secure server. All sensitive/credit information supplied by you is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and securely stored.
PayPal does not share your banking/credit information with us. We are notified of your gift, along with your name, email address, phone number, and mailing address.
Does Church of the Highlands provide a way to update or remove my personal information?
If you would like to update your information, or be removed from our list, please contact us.
How does Church of the Highlands use my e-mail address?
Your e-mail address is used by Church of the Highlands to correspond with you about prayer, questions, comments, donations, or to keep you updated if you opt in to receive e-mails from us. We may also use your e-mail address to notify you about important functionality changes to the web site. If you would rather not receive this information or would like to opt-out of receiving e-mail of this kind, simply click on the "Unsubscribe" link that appears on the bottom of any e-mail from Church of the Highlands and follow the simple instructions to have your e-mail address removed from the list of those who receive updates, e-newsletters, announcements, or notices of new functionality or services.
Does Church of the Highlands use "cookies"?
Yes. A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web site that may be saved on your hard disk by your computer's browser. The cookie holds information a site may need to personalize your experience and to gather statistical data, such as which pages are visited, the Internet provider's domain name (e.g., "google.com" or "daybreakradio.com") and the country of origin from which our visitors come from and the addresses of the sites visited immediately before coming to our websites. However, none of this information is associated with you as an individual. It is measured anonymously and only in the aggregate. The information in the cookies allows us to trace your "clickstream" activity (i.e., the path taken by visitors to our site as they move from page to page). Cookies do not capture your individual e-mail address or private information about you.
To browse without cookies, you can configure your browser to reject all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is set. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Even if you choose to browse without cookies, you can still access most of the features on our websites.
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