Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes the current policies and practices regarding the personal data collected by Lutheran Church of the Resurrection through this website. 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 this website or any online media outlet, you consent to our use of your personal data as described in this privacy policy.

 

Notification of Changes to this Policy

The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection is continually improving and adding new functionality and features to this website as well as its existing services and programs. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection’s data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection will post the changes on this website to notify you of the changes. We encourage you to check this page frequently.

 

Personal Data Collected Through this Website

The only personal data the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection currently collects through this website is the information you give us when using our site. This includes, for example, the information you provide when you register for a newsletter or other program or service or when you send us your comments or requests for information.

 

The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection uses the information you provide for the purposes in which it was originally collected. For example, to respond to your e-mail or provide the programs or services you requested. The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection also uses this information to help us improve the content and functionality of our website and other online resources, to better understand the needs and interests of the people and organizations that use our website and to improve our programs and services. The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection may use this information to contact you in the future to tell you about organizations, programs, services and other items that may be of interest to you.

 

The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection may share the personal information you provide to us with consultants and other third parties who act for or on behalf of the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection for further processing or analysis. In addition, there may be some other, limited circumstances in which the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection may share or transfer the personal information in its databases. For example, to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, to protect your vital interests, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this Web site or to take precautions against legal liability.

 

Anonymous Data Collected through Lutheran Church of the Resurrection Website

In addition to the information you provide when you use our website, The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection uses technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our website. For example, we use technology to track how many visitors access our website, the date and time of their visit, the length of their stay and the pages viewed. We also use technology to determine which web browsers our visitors use and the address from which they accessed our site.

 

Although this technology does not identify you personally, it enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our site. The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection uses this anonymous data and shares it with third parties for various reasons. For example, to improve the content and functionality of our website, to better understand the needs and interests of our visitors and to improve our programs and services.

 

Cookies

In order to collect the anonymous data described in the preceding paragraph, the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection may use temporary "cookies" that collect the first level domain name of the user and the date and time you accessed this Web site. For example, if your e-mail address is "name@xyz.com," the cookie collects the "xyz.com" portion of your e-mail address. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user. A cookie is a small piece of information that 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, the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection only uses temporary or "session" cookies. These "session" cookies expire when your browser window is closed.

 

In order for certain applications on the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection’s Web sites to function properly, if at all, it is necessary for your computer to accept cookies.

 

Children

The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection 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 the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, please contact us. We will work to delete that information from our databases. As 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 website. This site contains hyperlinks to websites that are not operated by the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of the activities of these third-party websites or any association with their operators. The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection does not control these websites 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.

 

Questions About Our Privacy Policy

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or concerns about the way the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection uses personal data, please contact us.