In this day and age, we know you care about your information and how it is used and shared online, and so do we. We have compiled the following information in clear english to help you better understand how and why we may collect and use your Personal Identifiable Information (referred to as PII from this point on).

Heritage Park Alliance Church (referred to as HPAC) does not sell, share, or distribute your information that you provide to us on our primary domain (hpac.org) or any subdomains (eg. registrations.hpac.org).

What We Collect and How We Use It

hpac.org Cookies: When you visit our website, we (HPAC), and some other third party services may send one or more cookies to your device. These cookies allow us to identify your device so we may tailor your future visits. Accepting these cookies is harmless to your device. Some hpac.org features may not function properly if you block these cookies.

Log Information: When you visit our website, we securely log some information sent by your browser or device both on our website backend and by using some third party features, such as Google Analytics. This information may contain specifics about your browser type, language, and your IP address. This information will only be used to determine broad analytics and in the case of malicious activities on any of our online platforms.

Other Sites: We use some third party services to help keep our operating costs low. You can find a full list of our services and their associated privacy policies at the end of this page.

How We Use Your Information

Heritage Park Alliance Church does not sell, share, or distribute your information. When you signup for an HPAC online or digital service, we ask that you provide personal information. You may decline to provide this information to us by not filling out certain online forms, in which case we (HPAC) cannot provide these online services to you. If you provide us your email address, you may receive promotional and informational content from us. We never sell, share, or spam your email address and you may opt-out of these emails at any time by contacting our offices or using the unsubscribe link contained in the footer of the email.

How Do We Share your Information?

Heritage Park Alliance Church does not sell, share, or distribute your information. However, Heritage Park Alliance Church may share your personal information if we have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce applicable Terms Of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of Heritage Park Alliance Church, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.

Information Security

Heritage Park Alliance Church takes commercially reasonable steps to implement appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized 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 Heritage Park Alliance Church staff, and contractors 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. Heritage Park Alliance Church is not responsible, however, if unauthorized access to information occurs – especially if the occurrence takes place on a third-party platform. Heritage Park Alliance Church’s main website, as well as any domains and subdomains owned and operated by Heritage Park Alliance Church are secured with SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificates. This will ensure that any and all information that is sent and received by your browser from our servers is encrypted and protected. Please be aware that if you receive a certificate error on our website, you should close your browser and call our offices immediately using extension 108.

Data Integrity

We review our data collection, storage and processing practices to ensure that we only collect, store and process the personal information needed to provide or improve our services. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we process is accurate, complete, and current, but we depend on our users to update or correct their personal information whenever necessary.

Enforcement

Heritage Park Alliance Church periodically reviews its compliance with this Privacy Policy. When we receive formal written complaints regarding privacy issues, it is our policy to contact the complaining user regarding his or her concerns.

We will cooperate with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that cannot be resolved between Heritage Park Alliance Church and an individual.

Removal of PII from HPAC Databases and Digital Services

We understand that there are cases where you may want your information or your child’s information removed from our databases, and we (HPAC) will do so following a written request.

Third Party Services Privacy Policies

Service Name Service Type
Custom Church Apps Mobile Application CMS Privacy Policy
Planning Center Groups, Check-ins, Services, People Privacy Policy
RightNow Media VOD Content Privacy Policy
Tithe.ly Online and Text Giving Privacy Policy

Questions

Any questions can be directed to us via a communication method listed on our contact page.