Privacy Policy

Web Site Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes the current policies and practices of the Wayne Presbyterian Church - a member congregation of the Presbyterian Church (USA) - with regard to personal data collected by the Church through this web site. This privacy policy does not apply to information collected offline or in any other way. The term ‘personal data’ refers to personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, birth date, e-mail address or mailing address, and any other information that identifies you personally.  

Your Consent

By using the Wayne Presbyterian website, you consent to our use of your personal data as described in this privacy policy.  

Notification of Changes to this Policy

Wayne Presbyterian Church (WPC) continually improves and adds new functionality and features to this web site and improves and adds to its existing services and programs.  Because of these ongoing programmatic changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, WPC’s data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, we will post the changes on this web site to notify you of the changes. We encourage you to check this page frequently.  

Personal Data

Collected through this Web Site The only personal data Wayne Presbyterian Church currently collects through this Web site is the information you give us when you use our site. This includes, for example, the information you provide when you register for a retreat, send a prayer request, read the monthly newsletter or send us your comments or requests for information.   WPC uses the information you provide for the purposes for which it was originally collected, for example, to respond to your e-mail, to register your payment or participation in a program, or to provide the services you have requested. WPC also uses this information to help us improve the content and functionality of our website and its links, to better understand the needs and interests of the people and organizations that use our site, and to improve our programs and services.   Wayne Presbyterian Church may use this information to contact you in the future to tell you about Church programs, and services we believe will be of interest to you, or to ask for your support.   WPC may share information from its web site to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, to protect its vital interests, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this web site, to take precautions against legal liability, or in the event of a reorganization, dissolution or similar event.  

Anonymous Data Collected through the Wayne Presbyterian Church site

In addition to the information you provide when you use our web site, Wayne Presbyterian Church and its web managers use technology to collect anonymous information about the use of the site. For example, we use technology to track how many visitors access the WPC web site, the date and time of each visit, the length of each visitor’s stay, and the pages each one views. We also use technology to determine which web browsers our visitors use and the addresses from which they accessed our site.   This technology does not identify you personally. It simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our site. Wayne Presbyterian Church uses this anonymous data to improve the content and functionality of our web site, to better understand the needs and interests of our members and visitors, and to improve our programs and services.  

Cookies

In order to collect the anonymous data described in the preceding paragraph, WPC may use temporary ‘cookies’ that collect the first level domain name of the user (for example, if your e-mail address is ‘name@xyz.com, the cookie collects the ‘xyz.com’ portion of your e-mail address) and the date and time you accessed this web site. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user. A cookie is a small piece of information which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not. At the present time, Wayne Presbyterian Church uses temporary or ‘session’ cookies. These ‘session’ cookies expire when your browser window is closed.   In order for certain applications on the Wayne Presbyterian Church web site to function properly, if at all, it is necessary for your computer to accept cookies.  

Children

Wayne Presbyterian Church does not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under thirteen, please do not give us any personal data. If you have reason to believe that a child has provided personal data to WPC, please contact us, and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases. If/when we develop online programs for children, we will adopt appropriate policies and practices to protect the privacy of children.  

Links to Other Sites

This privacy policy applies only to this web site. This site may contain hyperlinks to other sites that are not operated by Wayne Presbyterian Church. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of the activities of these third-party web sites or any association with their operators. Wayne Presbyterian Church does not control these web sites and is not responsible for their data practices. We urge you to review the privacy policy posted on any site you visit before using the site or providing any personal data about yourself.  

Governing Law

This privacy policy forms part of our web site terms and conditions, and, as such, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Pennsylvania.  

Questions About Our Privacy Policy

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or concerns about the way WPC uses personal data, please contact WaynePresbyterian@Waynepres.org.