Privacy Notice

This privacy policy outlines how Lake Pointe Church uses and protects any information that you give Lake Pointe Church when you use this website. Lake Pointe Church is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Lake Pointe Church may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from January 1, 2012.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name and job title
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as zip code, preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys

What we do with gathered information

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, particularly for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • We may use the information to improve our services
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new events, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Any data collected on the website is stored in a database, but is not encrypted. Access to the data is restricted by password protection. Donations and online payments are encrypted and secured.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. The file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use cookies and/or sessions to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over other websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. Lake Pointe Church does not endorse or take responsibility for any other website or the content of any other website.

Controlling your personal information

All information collected is assumed to be for marketing and informational purposes, such as the newsletter or SMS signup forms. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find useful if you tell us that you indicate you are interested.