Scarville Lutheran Church realizes that your privacy is important. We want to assure you that we will treat your information with respect. This document provides a statement of what information we are collecting and how that information is being used. We will not share any personally identifiable information about you without your permission.
By using www.christiswithus.com you are accepting the privacy practices described in this document. We reserve the right to update or change this policy to adhere to new privacy laws, regulations, or changes in business standards.
Information we collect that you choose to provide.
Newsletters and emails.
You have the ability to sign up for newsletters and emails. We receive that information from you and store it in order to provide a service to you at your request. We may allow third parties, such as advertisers or partners to include information in those emails. This is done in order to provide you with our best service. This information is completely voluntary and you have the option to unsubscribe from these emails/newsletters at the bottom of every email. Your email is only used to provide you with the specific service you requested and will not be sold, rented, or leased to any third party.
We give you the ability to get in touch with us on our website. If you chose to fill out a form, we collect the information from the form so that we can respond to your question, comment, or concern. This information is usually your first name, last name, and email address. This information is not made public. It is only used to provide you with the service that you elected to participate in and will not be sold, rented, or leased to any third party.
Contests, and special offers.
We may sponsor contests and special offers on our website that give you the opportunity to participate. If you choose to participate. we will require certain information which in most cases includes your first name, last name, and email address. This information is not made public and is only used to provide you with the service that you elected to participate in. Your information will not be sold, rented, or leased to any third party.
Information we collect through technology.
We use a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about the use of this website. Google Analytics collects information about the browser, computer, mobile device, tablet or other devices you might use to access our website in order to measure the effectiveness of our services on those devices. This information is used for analytic purposes and to insure that the site is functioning effectively.
Google Analytics collects the IP address from your computer and automatically identifies, logs, and stores it along with the time of the visit and the pages that were visited. Logging the IP address is a standard procedure on the internet and is done by almost every site. This information is used to calculate usage of the site, to diagnose server difficulties, as well as to provide location specific information in order to input country and time zone defaults for your use.
Google Analytics attaches a small text file called a cookie on your web browser. The cookie functions as an ID tag. Cookies collect non-personal information that is used to customize your browsing experience. We use the information received from Google Analytics only to improve services on this site. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information.
How we use the information that we collect
We collect information so that we can analyze usage of our site and enhance the users experience on our site. We use tracking information to determine how well each page performs overall. This helps us to continue improving our site and services and gives you a better experience.
The email addresses that we collect are Not sold, rented, or leased to other companies unless we have exclusive permission from you to do so. However we may use your email address to send notices about our services, newsletters, responses, or other promotions that you elect to receive.
Third Party service providers
We may at times provide information about you to third parties in order to provide services on your behalf, such as processing credit card payments, serving advertisements, conducting contests or surveys, preforming analysis of our products or customer demographics, shipping of products and providing customer service. We will only share the necessary information that the third party requires for the requested service. These companies are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for secondary uses.
Our Policies concerning children.
Protecting the privacy of children is important to us.
Therefor the site does not knowingly except any information from children under the age of 13. Children under the age of 13 should not input any personally identifiable information on this site. We ask that children under the age of 13 are supervised by a parent or guardian while using this site. If we ever become aware that we have received personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13, we will delete it from our archives.
Compliance with the law
We cooperate with the government and law enforcement officials to enforce and comply with the law.
We will reveal any information about you to the government, law enforcement, or third parties as we deem necessary to respond to legal claims in order to uphold the law and protect our property and the rights of third parties; to protect public safety or any individual person, or to stop or prevent any activity that we consider to be illegal or unethical.
As long as we are legally permitted, we will take responsible action to notify you in the event that we are required to share your personal information with third parties in order to comply with legal process.