The following is a statement of the Hope Lutheran Church general policies for the use of member / visitor information collected through our web site.
Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. 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.
The Information We Collect:
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Hope Lutheran Church website, unless otherwise posted. On some pages, you may register for programs, make requests, and register/subscribe to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:
On some pages, you may submit information about other people. For example, if you add family members to our web on-line form.
Additionally, we collect certain information in our server log files, whether or not you send us a request, in order for us to maintain and improve the performance of our web servers. This information includes the IP address, type of browser, the page you were refered from, the page you are visiting, and the time of the visit. We also collect the same information when you receive an error page. No personal information is contained in these logs. We do use statistical software to analyze our logs to obtain aggregate values on how many times a page is viewed, total number of visitors by country, browser popularity, and other similar totals.
Kids and Teens
Please, be sure to ask your parents for permission before you send any information about yourself to us or anyone else online or over the Internet. If you are under the age of 13, you must obtain permission from your parents. They simply need to send us an email indicating their approval of your participation in any of the services/resources which require the collection of personal information on our web site.
Any information collected by Hope Lutheran Church from children/teens is used only for the purpose of delivering the requested service/materials. If you have a question, or would like to review or delete your child’s information please contact us via e-mail to the webmaster or write to us at:
Hope Lutheran Church
4131 Lehigh Dr
P O Box 1030
Cherryville, PA 18035-1030
The Way We Use Information:
We use the information you provide about yourself when using an online form only to complete that contact. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete/resolve that contact (i.e. sending a package through a postal/delivery system).
We use the information you provide about someone else when placing a request only to mail the materials and to confirm delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that request.
We use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
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.
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
How You Can Correct Your Information
You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request via e-mail or postal-mail that credibly shows error.
How To Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, send an e-mail to webmaster.