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1. Purpose

New Jerusalem Lutheran Church (“NJLC”) recognizes that an individual’s privacy is very important and that the individual has a right to control their personal information. NJLC takes the process of upholding an individual’s privacy very seriously. The following policy will govern how NJLC handles an individual’s personal information and safeguards their privacy.

2. What information of yours does NJLC collect?

NJLC collects two different types of information. One type is voluntary information, which you provide, such as registration information for events, membership information, or mailing information. The other type of information NJLC collects is user information provided by your computer each time you visit this site, such as IP address, browser. This information helps us to manage and determine how we might improve our website for its users. We may combine information from other sources with the information that we collect.

3. What does NJLC do with the information that is collected?

Any information that you provide or that is obtained through this website may be used for church purposes. NJLC will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to commercial entities. NJLC will not disclose your name, address, e-mail address, or phone number without your express consent unless
disclosure is necessary to comply with laws or relevant legal proceedings. NJLC may offer services to you such as chat rooms, message boards, or other similar discussion forums. Please be aware that any information you divulge in these arenas is deemed public information and is
not protected.

4. What are “cookies” and how does NJLC use them?

Cookies or other technology may transfer information from this website to your hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies or similar technology can make the Internet more useful by storing information about your preferences on a particular site. The use of cookies or similar technology is industry-standard, and this website, like many other websites, uses them to provide useful features for our users. Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify you, although they do identify your computer. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can set your browser
to refuse cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of this website if you do so. We do not use cookies to obtain any personal information about you before or after you leave the NJLC website.

5. How does linking to other sites affect my privacy protections?

As a courtesy, NJLC may provide links to other sites that are neither owned nor controlled by New Jerusalem Lutheran Church. These third-party sites, however, are NOT subject to or bound by the NJLC Privacy Policy. Such third-party sites may or may not have their own privacy policies and may or may not
collect personal information from you or place cookies on your browser. We encourage you to review their Privacy Policy before using their website. NJLC is not responsible for the privacy policies or any information collection practices of these sites or any damages resulting therefrom.

6. How does NJLC protect the privacy of children?

NJLC encourages parents and guardians to spend time with their children online. No information should be submitted to or posted on NJLC’s web site by users younger than 18 years old without the consent of their parent or guardian. Identifying a user as being under 18 years old is not easy and NJLC will not be held responsible for anyone misrepresenting as being over 18 when in fact they are not.

7. NJLC reserves the right to change or amend this policy.

NJLC reserves the right to change, amend, or restate this policy. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes are effective when posted to this website.

8. Your affirmative consent to collection and use of personally identifiable information.

By using NJLC’s website, you are giving us your express consent to use all the information that we collect about you in the manner described in this policy.

9. Questions or Concerns

If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.