Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:

Hope House Church (“Hope House Church“) operates hopehousechurch.com and may operate other websites. It is Hope House Church policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Hope House Church collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Hope House Church purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Hope House Church visitors use its website. From time to time, Hope House Church may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Hope House Church also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on hopehousechurch.com blogs/sites. Hope House Church only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Hope House Church websites choose to interact with Hope House Church in ways that require Hope House Church to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Hope House Church gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at hopehousechurch.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Hope House Church are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Hope House Church collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Hope House Church. Hope House Church does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Hope House Church may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Hope House Church may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Hope House Church does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Hope House Church discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Hope House Church behalf or to provide services available at Hope House Church websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Hope House Church websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Hope House Church will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Hope House Church discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Hope House Church believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Hope House Church, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Hope House Church website and have supplied your email address, Hope House Church may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Hope House Church and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Hope House Church takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Hope House Church uses cookies to help Hope House Church identify and track visitors, their usage of Hope House Church website, and their website access preferences. Hope House Church visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Hope House Church websites, with the drawback that certain features of Hope House Church websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Hope House Church, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Hope House Church goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Hope House Church may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Hope House Church and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Hope House Church may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Hope House Church sole discretion. Hope House Church encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a hopehousechurch.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.