Privacy

We care about your privacy. Here is what we do with the information you provide on our site...

Last updated: 4/25/2019

Who we are

Heartwood Church ("us", "we", or "our") operates heartwoodchurch.com(the "Site"). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive from users of the site.

Information Collection and Use

We use your personal information for providing and improving the site. By using the site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. While using our site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name ("Personal Information"), contact information, etc.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our site. This data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor, and analyze this data so we can develop our site and offer relevant products and services to current and potential partners and/or customers. Third party service vendors (credit card companies, financial institutions, mail services or database managers) may also capture your information. We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how they use personal information provided to them from visitors and authorized customers. Some of these third parties may be intermediaries that act solely as links in the distribution chain, and do not store, retain, or use the information given to them.

Communications from site data and Contact forms

We may use your Personal Information to contact you with emails, newsletters, marketing or promotional materials, and other information that allows us to connect with you further. Likewise, third party vendors may use your information in correlation with our offerings to secure payments and to manage contact lists, etc. Know that you can always remove yourself from newsletter and/or email lists by contacting us and providing the email address you would like to remove.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive. Like many sites, we use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies and/or choose to use the Do Not Track (“DNT”) feature of your browser, you may not be able to use some portions of our site. If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for up to fourteen months. If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. If you log in, we will also set up cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

3rd party cookies (Google Analytics, etc.) are retained for up to fourteen months and allow us to monitor the success of our website and our advertising efforts and to provide content tailored for a given user on this and other web-based systems. If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. Users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they may not be able to change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Behavioral Re-Marketing

Heartwood uses re marketing services to advertise on third party web sites to you after you visited our Service. We, and our third party vendors, use cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our Service.Google Ad Words re marketing service is provided by Google Inc. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page. Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Those submitting personal information to heartwoodchurch.com via a form or other self-revealing method must be at least 18 years of age or have their parent's permission. If personal information has been provided through our website and needs to be withdrawn for a minor, a parent or guardian may email to andy@heartwoodchurch.com, providing their request with the name and email of the minor.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time, and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of our site after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any significant or material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.