With regard to the information contained on our web site, our intent is to provide current and accurate information. However, we shall not be held liable for any losses related to or caused by reliance on the information provided.
Our web site may contain links to or data from other web sites. When following a link to another site, our privacy notice no longer applies. We do not accept responsibility for nor do we necessarily endorse any products or services linked to.
1. The information we collect:
The church may collect general information about you, such as your name, address, and contact details so the church can contact you. We may also collect this and other types of personal information during the course of our relationship with you, for example, when you wish to obtain services from the church, when you register for conferences or events, when you register for online access to the contributions system, when you participate in church activities or complete other forms. Where practicable, the purpose for which we collect personal information will be made clear at the time of collection. If you do not provide us with certain information, we may be unable to provide you with access to some of our services or the assistance you have requested.
Anyone may visit the church website without revealing their identity or other personal information unless they log on, place an order, fill out a form, or register with us. The church will not collect any personal information about visitors to the website except when they knowingly and voluntarily provide it.
2. How we use your information
- to establish and maintain your involvement with the church, including providing you with newsletters or other information;
- to provide the products or services you have requested from the church;
- to answer your inquiry;
- to register you for events, conferences or other activities;
- to assist us in making the church’s sites and services more valuable to our community;
- (f) for direct promotion of events or services and to keep you informed of new developments we believe may be of interest to you. If we contact you in this way without obtaining your prior consent, we will provide you with the opportunity to decline any further such communications; and
- to selected third parties under contract to us where we have retained those third parties to assist us to operate the church and provide the services you have requested.
3. Access to your information
You can request access to the personal information that the church holds about you by contacting the church office as set out below. If you wish to change personal information that is out of date or inaccurate at any time please notify us. After notice from you, we will take reasonable steps to correct any of your information which is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date.
4. Web site
In order to use private portions of this website, a user might first be asked to voluntarily complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give their contact information, such as name and email address. This information is used to inform the user about the services on our site for which they have expressed interest.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to recognize when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of externally-linked web sites. This privacy statement you are reading now applies solely to information collected by this site.
5. Photos, names and contact information on our web site
Protecting the privacy of members and guests is important to us. To ensure the privacy of minors and adults, the use of full names or PII published to this website first requires verbal approval for adults and written approval for children from the parent or legal guardian.
St. Andrew’s Media Use Policy requires written permission from all adult subjects in order to use their photos in print or electronic form and written permission from parents in order to use minor children’s photographs. Some persons may choose not to have their photos or photos of their children used and we respect their wishes. Copies of St. Andrew’s Photo/Video Release form are available in the church office or by this hyperlink.
The Members Directory will be accessible only on the private portion of our website. Members may also have their information corrected/updated or opt out of having their address and phone number information so displayed by contacting the church office.
The church will take reasonable steps to keep secure any personal information which we hold and to keep this information accurate and up to date. Personal information is stored in a secure server or secure files. On our website, private information areas and information you may provide via those areas are protected during transmission by password and SSL protocols, as evidenced by the display of a padlock symbol on the private pages.