Grace Episcopal Church (hereinafter also referred to as “we” or “our”) has created this security and privacy statement in order to document and communicate its commitment to doing ministry with the highest ethical standards and appropriate internal controls.
We respect your privacy. Information you entrust to Grace Episcopal Church will be handled with the greatest care, and Grace Episcopal Church will not use the information in ways to which you have not consented or is not required by law.
Website Information Gathering
Grace Episcopal Church recognizes the importance of keeping the information we collect about you confidential. We always take great care to protect what you entrust to us. Grace Episcopal Church is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website.
Personal Information Gathering – We do not automatically collect personally identifiable information (PII) about our web site visitors. We may record the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using, the browser software used, the operating systems used, and the websites from which our visitors link directly to our site. We aggregate and use this information to determine how many visitors are visiting different pages on our web site, to detect and correct systems problems, and to improve the usability of our web site. This information is not connected to individual names or personal identities.
Explicit Information Gathering – You can examine our entire web site without providing any information whatsoever. Our web site’s request-for-more-information form requires users to give us contact information. This information is used to provide information to those who inquire about our ministries and other services, to receive registration payments, to process online giving, and to handle related business matters. This information is also used to get in touch with members when necessary. From time to time, the information gathered through this site may be used to notify you about services that we think will be of interest to you.
Personal Information Usage – When you disclose personal information to us that is where it stays. The only exception involves disclosure to the government according to normal business practices, for instance for the collection of taxes, and as may be required by a normal court of law, for example responding to a subpoena or complying with a search warrant. We do not sell, rent, trade, lend, or otherwise transfer personal information submitted to the website to affiliates, subsidiaries, sister companies, holding companies, parent companies, strategic partners, or any other organization.