In general, you can visit our Web site without telling us who you are or providing any information about yourself. In some areas of the Web site, programs may be designed to perform specific functions for you directly through our Web site. Within these programs we may ask you to provide information that will enable us to process an order, offer services that require registration, assist you with technical support issues or to follow up with you. In some instances the information may include personal data.
Notification Of Changes To This Policy
Use of Personal Data Collected Through This Web Site
There are two types of information which you provide when you visit the HPC website: voluntary information which you provide (ex. when you register for events or when you send us comments); and, user information provided by your computer each time you visit the site. Information, including but not limited to personal data, that we collect will not be sold, rented, lent, exchanged or used by an individual or entity other than HPC.
We use the information you provide for the purposes, for which it was originally collected, for example, to respond to your email or to provide the programs or services you requested. We may also use this information to help us improve the content and functionality of our Web site, to better understand the needs and interests of the people and organizations that use our Web site, and to improve our programs and services. This information may be used to contact you in the future to tell you about programs and services of HPC.
Any information you provide to HPC or that is obtained through our website will not be sold, rented, leased or otherwise shared with commercial entities. HPC may offer you services such as chat rooms, message boards or other similar discussion forums. Be aware that any information you disclose on those forums are public information and is not protected. However, if we find your public comments objectionable and unacceptable, HPC retains the right to hide or remove them.
Anonymous Data Collected Through the Highland Presbyterian Church Web Site
In addition to the information you provide when you use this Web site, we use technology to collect anonymous information about the use of the Web site. For example, we use technology to track how many visitors access the Web site, the date and time of their visit, the length of their stay, and which pages they view. We also use technology to determine which Web browsers our visitors use and the address from which they accessed the site.
This technology does not identify you personally. It simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our Web site. We use this anonymous data and may share it with third parties for various reasons; for example, to improve the content and functionality of the Web site, to better understand the needs and interests of our visitors, to improve our programs and services.
In order to collect the anonymous data described in the preceding paragraph, we may use temporary “cookies” that collect the first level domain name of the user. For example, if your email address is “email@example.com,” the cookie collects the “xyz.com” portion of your email address and the date and time you accessed this Web site. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user. A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not. Our Web site only uses temporary or “session” cookies. These “session” cookies expire when your browser window is closed.
In order for certain applications on the hpclouisville.org Web site to function properly, if at all, it is necessary for your computer to accept cookies.
We do not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under eighteen, please do not give us any personal data. If you have reason to believe that a child has provided personal data on this Web site, please contact us at [firstname.lastname@example.org] and we will endeavor to delete that information. If you are a child under the age of thirteen and using this Web site, please do not give any information about yourself, such as your name, address, birthdate, phone number, school or email address. Rather, provide the contact information for your parent or guardian so we can contact them.
Links to Other Sites
Sharing Information with Service Providers
Disclosure to Others
It may be necessary, by law, legal process, litigation, national security, law enforcement or requests from public and governmental authorities in the U.S. or elsewhere for HPC to disclose your personal information.