Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
Our denomination has a profound commitment to developing Safe Sanctuaries for children, youth, and vulnerable adults, and that extends to a local church’s presence on the Internet.  First United Methodist Church of Weatherford takes the privacy of its website visitors seriously.  We have created this policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy and the protection of your information.

Please read this statement before using our web site so you will have a full understanding of how we use information you provide to us.  By using the First United Methodist Church of Weatherford website, you consent to the data practices prescribed in this statement.  This church’s website/social media is not intended for use by children younger than 13 years of age.

Information Collection and Use
First United Methodist Church of Weatherford is the sole owner of the information collected on this site.  We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from those disclosed in this statement.  First United Methodist Church of Weatherford may collect information from you at several different points on our website.

Sharing and Usage
We will never share, sell, or rent individual personal information with anyone without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law.  Information submitted to us is only available to First United Methodist Church of Weatherford employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails based on your request for information.

Photo and Video Usage
First United Methodist Church of Weatherford strives to follow best practices for its website/social media use of photos and videos.  Please be aware that, as you participate in this church’s activities, images, audio, and/or video of you may be utilized by First United Methodist Church of Weatherford for information-sharing and ministry purposes.  This church assumes your participation is consent to use your image and audio unless a written request from is received that denies such permission.

Links
This web site may at times contain links to other sites.  Please be aware that First United Methodist Church of Weatherford is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.  This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Log Files
IP addresses can be used to analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movements, and gather demographic information for analytical use.  IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Cookies
First United Methodist Church of Weatherford’s website does not utilize cookies.  Please note that future updates to the website may require creation of user accounts and a login process.  At such time cookies may be utilized.  A cookie is a piece of data stored on your computer’s hard drive containing information about you.  The cookie could contain your username so that the website can recognize you on return visits.

Changes to this Statement
First United Methodist Church of Weatherford reserves the right to change, amend, or restate this policy.  Therefore, you should revisit this page from time to time to determine the current policy.

Questions or Concerns?
If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact First United Methodist Church of Weatherford at firstu@sbcglobal.net.

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