Website privacy statement

It is the policy of Church of the Redeemer, Kenmore, Washington, to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Church of the Redeemer collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use this website. From time to time, Church of the Redeemer may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, such as publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Church of the Redeemer also collects potentially personally-identifying information, such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users. Church of the Redeemer only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of this website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to the Church of the Redeemer website choose to interact with us in ways that require the Church of the Redeemer to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that we gather depends on the nature of the interaction.

Church of the Redeemer collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the interaction with Church of the Redeemer, such as making an online prayer request. Church of the Redeemer does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. You can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the understanding that this may prevent you from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Church of the Redeemer may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to our website. We may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Church of the Redeemer does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Church of the Redeemer discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, volunteers, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on our behalf or to provide services available at Church of the Redeemer’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose this information to others.

Some of those employees, contractors, volunteers, and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country. By using this website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.

Church of the Redeemer will not rent or sell personally-identifying information (potential and actual) to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, volunteers, and affiliated organizations, as described above, Church of the Redeemer discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Church of the Redeemer believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Church of the Redeemer, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of the Church of the Redeemer website and email list, and have supplied your email address, Church of the Redeemer may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on at Church of the Redeemer. We primarily use our website to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. The exception to minimal email contact is if you sign up to receive postings from our email list, which typically only has one email per week but could have more.

If you send us a request, we reserve the right to publish the request without personally identifying information in order to help us clarify or respond to your request. Church of the Redeemer takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns.

Church of the Redeemer uses cookies to help us identify and track visitors, their usage of the Church of the Redeemer website, and website access preferences of the visitor.

If you do not wish to have cookies placed on your computer, you must set your browsers to refuse cookies before using our website. Be aware that certain features of the Church of the Redeemer website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Gathered Information Ownership

Church of the Redeemer, a non-profit corporation in the State of Washington, is a part of the Diocese of Olympia of the Episcopal Church (Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America). As such, assets of the Church of the Redeemer are held in trust for the Diocese of Olympia and the Episcopal Church. This includes information gathered from this website.

Ads

At this time, advertising does not appear on the Church of Redeemer website. However, this may change in the future.

If and when ads appear on this website, they may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Church of the Redeemer and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Church of the Redeemer may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and at the sole discretion of the Church of the Redeemer. We encourage you to frequently check this page for any changes to our Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Privacy Statement Source

The original text of this privacy statement comes from the privacy statement of Automattic Inc. The text was adapted under a Creative Commons Sharealike license to the purposes of this non-profit organization.

Church of the Redeemer

Community life at Redeemer centers on worship in the Episcopal traditionArt and music vitally deepen this worship. Our faith expresses itself with service to people, locally to internationally.

Church of the Redeemer is at 6210 181st Street in Kenmore, Washington. We are a short distance north of Bothell Way, near the Burke-Gilman Trail. The entrance looks like a gravel driveway. The campus is larger on the inside than it is on the outside.

The Episcopal Church welcomes you.