COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY
This site is owned and operated by Wakonda Christian Church. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At Wakonda Christian Church, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.
Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
INFORMATION WAKONDA CHRISTIAN CHURCH GATHERS AND TRACKS
Wakonda Christian Church gathers two types of information about users:
- Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters, to participate in our message boards or forums, to email a friend, and from participation in polls and surveys:
- Information gathered through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. Under no circumstances does Wakonda Christian Church divulge any information about an individual user to a third party.
Wakonda Christian Church Gathers User Information In The Following Processes:
Optional Voluntary Information
We offer the following free services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users:
1. Electronic newsletters policy (Dispatches)
We will offer one (or more) free electronic newsletter to users. Wakonda Christian Church gathers the email addresses of users who voluntarily subscribe. Additional information such as name, address, and zip code may also be collected so that we can personalize content to each user and develop statistics on readership. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the link provided in every newsletter that points users to the subscription management page.
Wakonda Christian Church may occasionally conduct user surveys to better target our content to our audience. We never share any of this information about specific individuals with any third party.
Wakonda Christian Church tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. Wakonda Christian Church does break down overall usage statistics according to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser).
USE OF INFORMATION
Wakonda Christian Church uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our network of sites, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.
As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to send out electronic newsletters and to enable users to participate in online surveys. We send out newsletters to subscribers on a regular schedule (depending on the newsletter), and occasionally send out special editions when we think subscribers might be particularly interested in something we are doing. Wakonda Christian Church never shares newsletter mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers, sponsors or partners.
When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall.
SHARING OF THE INFORMATION
Wakonda Christian Church will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
Wakonda Christian Church operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems.
We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:
- Opting not to register to receive our electronic newsletters.
- Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users