Broadway Baptist Church does not collect personal information about website visitors without their consent. In cases when such information is requested to provide a service or respond to an inquiry, visitors only need to provide the minimal information necessary. Typically personal information is collected:
Use of Server Logs
Broadway Baptist Church's web servers log the standard information about website users including the IP address of the user, domain of the user, URLs visited, and the date/time visited. We use this information to generate aggregate reports which summarize our website traffic, which we use to improve our site and its usability for our visitors. We do not attempt to track individual users and we do not link the web log information to any other database with the purpose of identifying individual website users.
In order to fully use this website, a user must be a member of Broadway Baptist Church. The members who wish to fully use this web site must first fill out a registration form. During registration a user is required to give their contact information (such as name and e-mail address). This information is used to verify that the user is a member of Broadway Baptist Church. The user MUST use their real name, as this is one way we identify the user in our database. We also will collect other information (such as date of birth and gender) for the sole purpose of tailoring the information on this site to the particular member.
Note: If one were to visit the Broadway Baptist Church online Resource Store with cookies disabled, one would not be able to purchase resources or papers on the site. Also, one would not be able to register and use public use data files on the main site.
Broadway Baptist Church does not may make use of "Web bugs" (programs installed on your personal computer by a website to track personal web usage) in any way, shape, or form.
How Is Personal Information Used?
Personal information is used by Broadway Baptist Church staff only for the purpose stated at the time it is collected, e.g. to reply to a question or inquiry or to provide a requested service. Such personal information is never used for secondary or unrelated purposes unless otherwise requested or explicitly agreed to by the website user.
It is the Broadway Baptist Church's policy never to share, trade, sell or otherwise disclose personal information to third parties without their informed consent or direction except:
When requested, and where possible, Broadway Baptist Church will delete personal information from current operational systems.
Links to Third-Party Sites
Broadway Baptist Church provides a number of links to third-party sites and assumes no responsibility for the information practices of websites a user is able to access through ours. The Church encourages all web visitors to review the privacy policies and statements of all externally-linked websites. There is no third-party advertising on the Church's website.