This Privacy Policy applies to West Shore Evangelical Free Church’s (“WSFC”) website (“Site”), This Privacy Policy explains what personal information we collect from users (each a “User”), how we use-maintain-disclose that information and how we keep that information safe. By using this Site, you are accepting this Privacy Policy.

Personal Identification Information & How We Use It

When you use our Site, you may be asked or choose to provide personal information. We may collect User’s personal information in multiple ways, including, but not limited to Site visits, registrations, orders, subscriptions, surveys, forms, and the various resources, features, services, and activities we make available through our Site. Personal information may include items such as name, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and such other information as the User may voluntarily provide.

As a User, you have the right to opt out of electronic communication and to decline to submit personal information. Should you do so, we may be unable to provide certain services to you.

Our website is not directed to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 13 years of age. By using our Site, you represent that you are at least 13 years old or that you are the parent or guardian of a minor and consent to the minor dependent’s use of our Site. Identifying a User as under age 13 is difficult, and WSFC will not be held responsible for anyone misrepresenting themself as being age 13 or older when in fact they are not. If you are the parent or guardian of a child under age 13 who has provided us with Personal Information and you would like that information removed, please contact us at

WSFC may collect and use User information for the following purposes:

  • To improve our customer service and support the services we provide
  • To improve our Site
  • To send periodic emails and electronic or other communication to support User requests, registrations, contributions and similar User and activity support
  • To conduct surveys, promotions, or support other Site features
  • To process payments through third-party suppliers only to the extent necessary to provide the service
  • To enhance User experience and our understanding of how our Site is used
  • To process your inquiries and requests

WSFC may seek your consent to send communications (marketing communications). WSFC will seek a separate consent to send these communications in certain cases which may be revoked by you at any time via email to or by clicking unsubscribe on the pertinent email communication.

Non-personal Identification Information & How We Use It

We may collect certain non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information comes from the User’s device and may include, but is not limited to, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser name, computer type, location data, and technical information about User’s means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information. This information may help improve our Site service and your User experience.

Website Cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance your User experience. A cookie is a small text file stored in the User’s device to keep your preferences accessible when using the Site from your device and for record keeping purposes. We may also use cookies to: (1) monitor Site usage; (2) provide you with customized content and advertising; and (3) conduct research to improve our content and services. You may change your web browser’s settings to adjust your cookie preferences. Please note, if you disable cookies on your browser, some Site features may not operate properly.

Third Party Sites

Users may find content on our Site that links to sites and services of various third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites, nor are we responsible for the practices of these sites. Third party sites may also place their own website cookies or files on your computer as well as collect data and solicit personal information from you. Third party sites linked to our Site and their content also may change at any time. Third party sites and services may have their own privacy policies and terms of service. Users browsing or interacting with any other website are subject to that site’s terms and conditions. We advise you to review these if you choose to use them, and contact them directly to respond to your questions.

Third Party Services

WSFC provides giving and online registration services through third party services. We also use third party services for processing credit and debit cards and ACH transactions. WSFC does not store full credit card numbers on our servers. All transactions involving sensitive information, such as your credit/debit card number and expiration date, are conducted using an SSL (Secure Socket Layer) connection. This connection provides increased security to the information as it is transmitted.

Data Integrity

Our intent is to ensure all personal information we process is current, complete, and accurate. We depend on Users to provide, correct/update their personal information. We periodically review information and processes to ensure we are collecting the information needed to support the services we provide.

Protecting Your Information

WSFC takes commercially reasonable steps to implement appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These steps may include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data. We restrict access to personal information to WSFC employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information to operate, develop or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations. WSFC is not responsible, however, if unauthorized access to information occurs.

WSFC does not sell, rent or share your personal information with third parties except as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy. WSFC retains the right to disclose User information if we determine it necessary to:

  • Satisfy applicable law, regulation, enforceable governmental request or legal process
  • Enforce our terms of use, to include the investigation of possible violations
  • Respond to User requests for customer service
  • Detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues
  • Protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of WSFC, our Users or the public as required or permitted by law

The User acknowledges, consents and agrees that in using the Site or in providing by any means personal information to WSFC, that WSFC may access, preserve and disclose User information and content for the purposes expressed above.

Internet Communications

The privacy of communication over the Internet cannot be guaranteed because the Internet is not a secure medium. You agree that WSFC is not responsible for any harm, loss, or damage you may incur by the sending of personal or confidential information over the Internet by or to WSFC.

Privacy Policy Changes and Enforcement

We reserve the right to change and update our Privacy Policy at any time, as needed. Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be posted on this Site and are effective upon posting. Please check this page regularly to stay current on our practices to protect your private information.

User Acceptance of Site Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

Users of this Site signify their acceptance of the WSFC Privacy Policy and terms of service by using this Site. Please do not use our Site if you disagree with the Privacy Policy or terms of service. Continued usage also constitutes acceptance of any Privacy Policy changes then in force.


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