Our commitment to privacy

Your privacy is really important to us, and we understand how important it is to you. The Church of God of Prophecy Gloucester (referred to below as “we”,”us”, “our”). Our aim is to be as clear and open as possible about what we do and why we do it. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice reachable, we make it accessible on the footer region sitewide where personally identifiable information may be requested. We are committed to the online privacy of all its users.

The information we collect

This acknowledgement applies to all information collected or submitted on our website. On some pages, you can make donations, make requests, and register to our website. The types of personal information collected on these pages are:

  1. Username
  2. Password
  3. First Name
  4. Last Name
  5. Age
  6. Gender
  7. Email Address
  8. Address
  9. Phone Number
  10. Donation Amount
  11. Gift Aid
  12. User Notes

How we use information

We do not share your information with outside parties or other organisations without your permission. We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties. You can subscribe to our newsletters by completing the email newsletter opt in form and the information you provide will be used to send you email newsletters, via MailChimp about upcoming events and news .

Please note that MailChimp is a third-party service that is not owned or managed by us. Recipient lists, including email addresses, are stored on a secure MailChimp server in the USA for the purposes of email newsletter distribution.You can opt out from further communications at any point by selecting the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter or contacting us directly to request that you are removed from our newsletter mailing list.

We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals. Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

The information we do not collect

Our website doesn’t collect or store Credit/Debit Card Information and it isn’t retained for any marketing purposes. This website uses PayPal to handle all transactions and users are redirect to paypal when making a donation. For more information regarding fees please visit the PayPal fees¬†

Our commitment to data security

To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure that the correct use of information is used on our website, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, secure certificate, secure https protocol and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping the password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Links

We may provide links to third party sites. Since we do not have any control mechanisms in place for those websites, we encourage you to periodical read the privacy policies of these third party sites. Any information you supply on such sites will not be within our control.

Website improvement

To help us design our website and improve the user experience for you, we may collect information about the way you use and access our website. Our web system collects information about each visitor, including IP address, the length of time spent on the website and the order in which pages are visited. We may employ third party experts or use third party tracking applications to help us look at this information. However, we make sure that anyone we employ or any third party application that is used, all information is analysed with the same sensitivity and security that we treat it. This is explained in more detail in the cookies section.

How to access or correct your information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by calling and verifying your identity at 01452 382906. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Our policy maybe updated from time to time. So your continued use of this website after we make amendments is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy regularly for updates. The date the privacy policy was last changed or revised is mentioned at the top of this page.

If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you by e-mail to the e-mail address specified in your account and/or through a notice on the website home page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable e-mail address for you, and for regularly visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

Inspirational and respectful behavior

People use our website to share their knowledge and experience to raise awareness about issues that are important to them. This means that you may come across beliefs and opinions that are totally different from yours, which we believe and trust that will hopefully lead to important conversations about difficult topics. To help the steadiness of requests, protection, and interests of a diverse community out there, however, we may remove certain kinds of sensitive content or limit the audience that sees it. We remove content, disable accounts when we believe there’s a genuine risk of physical harm or direct threats to users.

How to contact us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at 01452 382906 or send us an email at info@cogopgloucester.org.uk