PRIVACY POLICY

Updated April 26, 2021

Westminster Chapel (“we”, “us”, or “our”) maintains this website and related web services for the benefit of our church body and community. We know you care about the ways your information is used and shared.  We too take your privacy seriously, and hope the following information will help you understand how we use the information you provide us.

 

What We Collect and How We Use It

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide through our website and related web services. We collect your information to support your participation, deliver requested content, to note your preferences, and to keep you informed about events, related resources, and spiritual development opportunities. You may opt out of electronically delivered communication at any time by using the unsubscribe feature for that service. You may decline to submit personal information to any of our services, in which case we may not be able to provide those services to you.

The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interaction, and may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
  • Payment Data
  • Usage Data

Personal information you provide will be maintained within select reputable web-based services (see ‘How Your Information is Stored’), and will not be shared with any additional third party, except to the extent necessary to complete transactions or if we believe that it is appropriate to share such information in order to comply with the law, to enforce or apply the Privacy Policy or Terms of Use or to protect the rights, property or safety of the website, any user of the site, Westminster Chapel or any of its Elders, directors, officers, employees, agents or affiliated organizations. We strive to follow best practice for maintaining the security and integrity of shared information.

Log Files
Like most websites, this website logs your IP address, browser type, hits on particular pages and other general traffic information. This information is not linked to personally identifiable information and you remain anonymous.

Usage Data

Usage Data is collected automatically when using our website and related web services.

Usage Data may include information such as your Device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When you access the Service by or through a mobile device, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service or when you access the Service by or through a mobile device.

Cookies
Like many other organizations, we also collect information through the use of cookies or similar technologies. When you initially visit the website we create a cookie for your computer and then use it to track your clicks as you go through the site. There is no personal information stored within the cookie itself and we cannot use cookies to retrieve personal information about you or from your computer. While your activity may be tracked while you are at our website, we do not use cookies to track your activity before or after you leave the site.

Payment Data
We collect data necessary to process your payment if you make purchases, such as your payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your payment instrument. All payment data is stored by our payment processor and you should review its privacy policies and contact the payment processor directly to respond to your questions.


Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

While our website is not subject to COPPA, we understand that it is very important to maintain children’s privacy. Therefore, our policy is that we will not knowingly collect, use or distribute to third parties any personally identifiable information from any child under 13 years old without verifiable parental consent.

 

How Your Information is Stored

 

Westminster Chapel Website

Information you share through westminster.org, including contact forms and email links, will be directed to relevant staff members via our email service.  Such interactions are not archived at westminster.org, but related email messages may be preserved at the discretion of the staff member that receives them.

 

Planning Center Online

Our website integrates closely with our online database service, Planning Center Online (PCO).  Forms, registrations, groups, and related services provided by PCO are recognizable by their URL prefix westminster.churchcenter.com.  PCO is our church database software, and the information you share here is preserved for the purpose of providing the best service we can.  You have the option at any time to request that information be removed from our database, just reach out to us at .gro.1624201722retsn1624201722imtse1624201722w@ofn1624201722i1624201722

Planning Center Online has its own privacy policy, which you an view here: https://www.planningcenter.com/congregant-privacy

 

Church Online Platform

Our livestream platform is Church Online Platform (COP), and can be recognized by the URL prefix wcbellevue.online.church.  As a guest on COP you can set up a user profile, including a user name, email and password.  This is for the convenience of participating in our online chat community.  The information you choose to provide here is maintained through COP, and is available to our account administrators and may be used to update records in our church database, Planning Center Online (PCO).

Church Online Platform has its own privacy policy, which you can view here: https://churchonlineplatform.com/privacy

 

TERMS OF USE

 

Trademarks and Copyrights; All Rights Reserved
Westminster Chapel reserves all of its rights under and does not grant any express or implied rights to you or any other user of the website under any trademark, copyright, trade secret or other intellectual property law, except as provided below with regard to the use of downloaded messages. This website and all of the text, graphics, pictures, audio messages, video materials, downloadable materials and all other materials and content on the website are copyrighted by and are the property of Westminster Chapel. You may not use them in any manner without the express written consent of Westminster Chapel.

Use of Downloaded Messages
We make our sermons and other messages available for download free of charge. However, your right to use downloaded messages is limited. A message downloaded from our website is only for personal use.  Reach out to us at gro.r1624201722etsni1624201722mtsew1624201722@ofni1624201722 to receive consent for broader usage.

Disclaimer of Warranties
All materials and other content of this website or accessible from this website are provided on an “as is” basis and Westminster Chapel expressly disclaims any express or implied warranties or conditions of any kind, including without limitation any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or use, title or non-infringement.

Limitation of Liability
By using this website you agree that Westminster Chapel and each of its Elders, directors, officers, employees, other agents and affiliated organizations shall not be liable to you for any damage of any kind arising from or related to the use of this website or any website for which a link is provided on this site.

Applicable Law
Use of this website and any claim or dispute arising from or related to use of this website is governed by the laws of the State of Washington, without regard to any rule or principle regarding conflicts of laws. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any such claim or dispute shall be in the state and federal courts for King County, Washington.

Contact Information
If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy or Terms of Use, you can send an email to the church offices at gro.r1624201722etsni1624201722mtsew1624201722@ofni1624201722 or contact us at:

Westminster Chapel
Attn: Business Administrator
13646 NE 24th Street
Bellevue, WA 98005