This policy is valid from June 23, 2010
We believe you have a right to know whether information is being gathered about you. We also believe in building trust and that keeping your personal information private helps to build trust and is best for both of us. We pledge to do everything we can to not infringe on your privacy. Please use the contact form to notify us if you feel that we have not lived up to that pledge.
Haven United Methodist Church does not collect information about visitors to its website unless you specifically give that information via a form or application on the website.
Cookies and AdSense
Third parties such as Google AdSense may place and read cookies on your browser or use web beacons to collect information while serving ads on this website.
Here is how Google explains cookies:
“A ‘cookie’ is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies.”
The web server that hosts our site does gather information about the visit automatically in a standard log file. This information never identifies you personally and consists of only the following items:
- The IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access the website
- The date and time of your access.
We use this information to gather statistics about the amount of use the site receives. This information is also used to enable us to improve our website. This information is not shared, sold, or otherwise disseminated to any third parties.
Forums and Blogs
When you post a message on our forum or blog, your IP number may be recorded and a cookie may be written in order to recognize you when you return.
The forums are intended for use by adults interested in the subject matter on this website. Participants are expected to be courteous and considerate. We will ban malicious troublemakers.
For questions about this policy, please use the contact form.