Collection of Personal Information
The Church may collect personal information from individuals in connection with their participation in Church activities, including attending services, volunteering, and making donations. This information may include names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and other contact information, as well as financial information necessary for processing donations.
Use of Personal Information
The Church will use personal information collected for the following purposes:
To communicate with individuals about Church activities, events, and programs
To process donations and issue tax receipts
To maintain records of Church membership and participation
To provide pastoral care and support to members and others in need
To comply with legal and regulatory requirements
Disclosure of Personal Information
The Church will not disclose personal information to third parties, except as follows:
To service providers who assist the Church in carrying out its activities, such as payment processors and email service providers
To comply with legal and regulatory requirements, such as a court order or subpoena
With an individual's consent
Security of Personal Information
The Church takes reasonable steps to protect personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We maintain physical, technical, and administrative safeguards to secure personal information in our possession.
Retention of Personal Information
The Church will retain personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and as required by law.
Access and Correction of Personal Information
Individuals may request access to or correction of their personal information held by the Church by contacting the Church office at [insert contact information]. We will respond to such requests within a reasonable time and in accordance with applicable laws.