At St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, we respect and protect the privacy of our members and others who use our web site. The following Privacy Statement provides details about how your personal information is collected and used. This privacy statement applies to the St. Peter’s web site, e-News weekly email distribution and any other electronic or written means of communication from the Church.
Information Collection and Use
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is the sole owner of information collected on our web site or submitted to the Church. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others.
St. Peter’s Web Site
Our web site offers several opportunities for visitors to register for information or download forms. These registration forms enable users to opt in to St. Peter’s mailing lists and require users to give contact information (such as name and email address). We use this contact information to send information about the Church. Those who have signed up and subsequently wish to withdraw their participation may opt out of receiving future mailings at any time by contacting the church office. We also keep track of activity on our web site via log files stored on our web servers. This includes information such as how many visits to our site we have received or how a visitor found our site.
Security and Privacy
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church takes care to reinforce the importance of our visitors’ and members’ security and privacy among our employees. Our employees are trained and required to safeguard your information and, using physical, electronic and procedural safeguards, we restrict access to personal information to those employees and agents for business purposes only. Additionally, we use internal and external resources to review the adequacy of our security procedures.
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church does not advertise for third parties on our electronic or written communications. Items are limited to those that pertain directly to Church organized events or activities and Church sponsored outreach programs. Any exceptions to this policy must be approved by the Rector and Senior Warden.
Notification of Changes
These policies are in effect as of July 2009. Any changes to these policies must be approved by the Communications Committee. If we decide to change our policy, we will post those changes on the St. Peter’s Episcopal Church web site at www.st-peters.org.