Dover Baptist Church ("D.B.C."), recognizes that an individual's privacy is very important to them and that they have a right to control their personal information. D.B.C. acknowledges that when an individual provides personal information about themselves to another party it is an act of trust. In response, D.B.C. takes the process of upholding an individual's privacy very seriously. Unless an individual gives D.B.C. explicit consent to act otherwise, the following policy will govern how D.B.C. handles an individual's personal information and safeguards their privacy.
The principles contained in this privacy document apply to all personal information collected or submitted to D.B.C.
1. What information of yours does D.B.C. collect?
D.B.C. collects two different types of information. One type is voluntary information, which you provide, such as registration information for events, membership information, or shipping and billing information. The other type of information D.B.C. collects is user information provided by your computer each time you visit this site, such as IP address, browser. The information that D.B.C. collects helps us to provide information and service to you. We may combine information from other sources with the information that we collect.
2. What does D.B.C. do with the collected information?
Any information that you provide to D.B.C. or that is obtained through this web site may be used for church purposes. D.B.C. will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to commercial entities. D.B.C. will not disclose your name, address, e-mail address or phone number without your express consent, unless disclosure is necessary to comply with laws or relevant legal proceedings. D.B.C. may offer services to you such as chat rooms, message boards, or other similar discussion forums. Please be aware that any information you divulge in these arenas is deemed public information and is not protected.
3. What are "cookies" and how does D.B.C. use them?
4. How does linking to other sites affect my privacy protections?
5. What type of security procedures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your information?
The security of the information that you provide to us is very important. D.B.C. will take several measures to protect your information if the D.B.C. decides to conduct e-commerce transactions on the website. All transactions involving sensitive information, such as your credit/debit card number and expiration date, will be conducted using a SSL (Secure Socket Layer) connection. This connection provides increased security to the information as it is transmitted to our web site.
6. How does D.B.C. protect the privacy of children?
D.B.C. encourages parents and guardians to spend time with their children online. No information should be submitted to or posted on D.B.C.'s web site by users 13 years old and younger without the consent of their parent or guardian. Unless otherwise disclosed during collection, D.B.C. will not provide any personally identifying information, regardless of its source, to any third party for any purpose whatsoever for our users 13 years and younger. If any services or features on the site require registration, a user 13 years old and younger will be required to provide the email of the parent or guardian, which will allow us to notify that person that the child has registered for a service or feature. Parental or guardian consent will consist of an email from that person to D.B.C. stating that they are aware that the child is using the web site. Identifying a user as 13 or under is not easy and D.B.C. will not be held responsible for anyone misrepresenting as over 13 when in fact they are not.
7. D.B.C reserves the right to append or change this policy.
D.B.C. reserves the right to change, amend, or restate this policy.
8. Your affirmation consent to D.B.C.'s collection and use of personally identifiable information.
By using D.B.C.'s website, you are giving us your express consent to use all the information that we collect about you in the manner described in this policy. This includes the release of such information to third parties as described above.
9. Questions or Concerns?
10. Opting Out
If you do not want to be tracked by companies like (Google Analytics, Quatcast Etc) you can opt out by visiting the following links (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout) and (https://www.quantcast.com/company/opt-out). You can also use tools like Ghostery (https://www.ghostery.com/en/) to manage third party tracking.