Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Sompting Community Church is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Sompting Community Church website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Sompting Community Church website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Collection of your Personal Information

Sompting Community Church can collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Sompting Community Church also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your post code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Sompting Community Church. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Sompting Community Church for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Sompting Community Church website.

Sompting Community Church encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Sompting Community Church so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Sompting Community Church is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Sompting Community Church website.

Use of your Personal Information

Sompting Community Church collects and uses your personal information to operate the Sompting Community Church website and deliver the services you have requested. Sompting Community Church also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of services or events running at Sompting Community Church and its affiliates. Sompting Community Church may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Sompting Community Church does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Sompting Community Church will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the ethics of the law or comply with legal process served on Sompting Community Church or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Sompting Community Church; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Sompting Community Church, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Sompting Community Church website uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Sompting Community Church pages, or register with Sompting Community Church site or services, a cookie helps Sompting Community Church to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Sompting Community Church website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Sompting Community Church features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Sompting Community Church services or websites you visit.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Security of your Personal Information

Sompting Community Church secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Sompting Community Church secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Sompting Community Church will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect feedback. Sompting Community Church encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Sompting Community Church is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Sompting Community Church welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Sompting Community Church has not adhered to this statement, please contact Sompting Community Church at somptingcommunitychurch.office@gmail.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.