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Privacy Statement

Branch Hill Baptist Church (branchhill.org) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Branch Hill Baptist Church Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Branch Hill Baptist Church website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

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Collection of your Personal Information


Branch Hill Baptist Church may collectspersonally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Branch Hill Baptist Church also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your city, state and country, and pages you visit in order to better understand how to provide better information and useage.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Branch Hill Baptist Church. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Branch Hill Baptist Church for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Branch Hill Baptist Church Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Branch Hill Baptist Church public message boards or social networking sites this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Branch Hill Baptist Church does not read any of your private online communications.

Branch Hill Baptist Church encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Branch Hill Baptist Church so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Branch Hill Baptist Church is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Branch Hill Baptist Church and Branch Hill Baptist Church family of Web sites.



Use of your Personal Information


Branch Hill Baptist Church collects and uses your personal information to operate the Branch Hill Baptist Church Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Branch Hill Baptist Church also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Branch Hill Baptist Church and its affiliates. Branch Hill Baptist Church may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Branch Hill Baptist Church does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Branch Hill Baptist Church may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Branch Hill Baptist Church may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Branch Hill Baptist Church, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Branch Hill Baptist Church does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Branch Hill Baptist Church keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Branch Hill Baptist Church, in order to determine what Branch Hill Baptist Church services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Branch Hill Baptist Church to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Branch Hill Baptist Church Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Branch Hill Baptist Church or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Branch Hill Baptist Church; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Branch Hill Baptist Church, or the public.



Use of Cookies


The Branch Hill Baptist Church Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Branch Hill Baptist Church pages, or register with Branch Hill Baptist Church site or services, a cookie helps Branch Hill Baptist Church to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Branch Hill Baptist Church Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Branch Hill Baptist Church features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Branch Hill Baptist Church services or Web sites you visit.



Security of your Personal Information


Branch Hill Baptist Church secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Branch Hill Baptist Church secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.



Changes to this Statement


Branch Hill Baptist Church will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Branch Hill Baptist Church encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Branch Hill Baptist Church is protecting your information.



Contact Information


Branch Hill Baptist Church welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Branch Hill Baptist Church has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Branch Hill Baptist Church. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.


Questions and Suggestions

If you have questions or suggestions, you can contact us anytime.

 

Policy last updated 2/22/2013