First Plymouth Congregational Church, and its related entities (the “Church,” “First Plymouth”, “We”, “Us”, or “Our”) desire to protect and secure the personal information of all users (“User”, “You”, or “Your”) of its website, mobile applications, or services (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Services”).

The following Privacy Policy shall appear on the Church website, www.firstplymouthchurch.org, and be updated from time to time as deemed necessary.

By continuing to browse and use Our Services, You are accepting all terms and conditions of use as stated in this Privacy Policy. If You do not agree to this Policy, please discontinue the use of Our Services.

This Privacy Policy applies to information the Church collects when You visit https://www.firstplymouthchurch.org and any other websites, mobile applications, or services related to First Plymouth Congregational Church, 3501 S. Colorado Blvd., Englewood, CO 80113, United States, or its related entities.

This Privacy Policy describes how We collect, use, and share information about You, and is to protect and secure the personal information You provide to Us online and through Our Services.  By using Our Services or any associated website, mobile applications, or services, You agree that Your information and any information You provide about a minor individual in Your care, if any, including but not limited to name, address, email address, or photograph, which allows that individual to be identified either alone or in conjunction with other information (“Personal Data”) may be collected, used, and shared as described herein.

We respect Your privacy while visiting Our website and/or other Services. First Plymouth will never sell, lease, rent, or divulge Your Personal Data. During Your online experience with First Plymouth, We want You to feel safe. We will take the necessary steps to assure that any information You provide to Us will remain as secure as reasonably possible and encourage You to adopt Your own online security practices. Review of this Policy will help You better understand Our practices.

Collecting Your Information

First Plymouth may ask You to provide Us with personal information during Your online experience. The type of information We collect typically corresponds directly with Your site interaction. Examples of personal information We may collect include, but are not limited to:

There are several different ways in which We collect information from visitors on Our website, including, but not limited to:

We may combine information from the information that We collect from these various means. We will use Your information for the purposes for which it was obtained, including some or all of the following purposes:

As a visitor, the Personal Data You provide may also be used to improve the usability of, and information available on, Our site. By voluntarily providing Your personal information, You acknowledge that You consent to Our use of such information to serve You better and others who visit Our website, as well as to maintain contact with You, solicit contributions from You, and provide You with information about First Plymouth.

While First Plymouth will never sell, lease, or rent Your personal information in personally identifiable form, We may need to disclose personal information as required by law, court order, subpoena, search warrant, other legal process, in the good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to comply with state and/or federal laws, or in response to a law enforcement agency request to enforce Our Terms of Use, site rules, or to protect the safety and security of Our visitors.

First Plymouth will not notify the User of such disclosure in these instances. By continuing to use this website and/or Our Services, You hereby acknowledge and agree that You shall not receive such notice and permits such disclosure, and waive any claims, causes of action, or damages arising from, caused by, or related to First Plymouth’s disclosure of Your Personal Data or other personal information.

We may share Your information with organizations that are part of First Plymouth, or that become part of First Plymouth. Those entities may use this information to help provide, understand, improve, and further their ministries, but will endeavor to honor Your requests, if any, to limit use. We may also share Your information as well as information from tools like cookies, device identifiers, and location date, with third party organizations that serve as Our Service Providers. Those Service Providers will be given access to Your information as is reasonably necessary to provide the service under reasonable confidentiality terms.  We may use cookies to help improve Your experience.

Third-Party Relationships and Websites

First Plymouth may use third-party service providers to collect, process, and/or store personal information. Third parties may serve, contact, or collect information directly from First Plymouth Users and place or recognize cookies in their browsers. We are not responsible for third-party cookies, web beacons, or other tracking technologies, and this Privacy Policy does not apply to any third-party websites. You may be subject to the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of those third-party service providers.

Some links on this website may lead to outside resources or third-party websites, applications, or services not monitored in any way by First Plymouth. These links should not be construed as an endorsement by First Plymouth of these sites or their content but are provided to You for Your convenience only and You access them at Your own risk. First Plymouth is not responsible for the content of any such external links and specifically disclaims any and all liability for damages which may result from accessing any third-party website linked herein.

Communication

First Plymouth does not send communications without Your consent. By making a comment or inquiry or when You contribute online to First Plymouth, You agree to receive postal mailings including letters, invitations, or resources. You may opt out of any or all of these communications upon request.

Deletion/Deactivation

You may delete, deactivate, or unsubscribe Your account from emails at any time. Once You have chosen to remove Your information from Our email database, You should stop receiving email within five (5) business days.  However, if required or permitted by law for legitimate business purposes, We may retain certain information about You. At any time, You may reactivate or sign up for Our services to receive emails and notifications from First Plymouth.

Restrictions or Use of Our Online Materials

All content and materials contained on Our website are the property of First Plymouth. No online material from Our website may be copied, modified, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed for commercial purposes without Our permission. You may not add, delete, distort, or misrepresent any content on the First Plymouth website or any of Our Services.

Security

The security of Your personal information is important to Us, and We strive to implement and maintain reasonable, commercially acceptable security practices appropriate to the nature of the information We store, in order to protect it from unauthorized access, use, modification, or disclosure; however, We cannot guarantee 100% security of Your information. Our website’s e-commerce system uses encryption to protect sensitive data transmissions from Your computer to Our website. Information collected is only accessible with a specialized username and password given only to appropriate personnel handling Your order or collecting Your information.

Compliance with COPPA

Our Services are not intended for use by children under thirteen years of age. We do not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information from individuals under age 13 and Our website is not designed for or directed to children under the age of 13. If You are under 13, please do not attempt to use this Website or Our Services or send any personal information about Yourself to Us. If We learn that a child under the age of 13 has provided personal information to Us, We will promptly delete that information.

Changes to Privacy Policy

First Plymouth reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time to reflect changes in best practices, security, or otherwise as deemed necessary, and requests that You review this Policy periodically for updates. Users shall only be notified of any updates by visiting the Privacy Policy on this website. Your continued use of First Plymouth’s website after We post any modifications to this Privacy Policy will constitute Your acknowledgement of the modifications and consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy. This Policy was last modified on June 19, 2024.

Notice of Photography/Recording

First Plymouth provides and hosts a number of live and online interactions for member and guest experiences, including, but not limited to, in-person and livestreamed worship services and events. By attending a First Plymouth service, event, or program (hereinafter separately and collectively referred to as “First Plymouth Program”), wherever located, You acknowledge that You are entering into an area where You and any minors appearing with You may be photographed, audio recorded, and/or video recorded with or without Your knowledge.

Your attendance and presence at any First Plymouth Program, wherever located, constitutes Your consent for Yourself and any minors appearing with You to be photographed, filmed, and/or recorded without restriction. You agree and consent that any photographs, films, or recordings shall become the property of First Plymouth and may be used, published, and/or reproduced for any lawful purposes whatsoever, including, but not limited to, on First Plymouth’s website, promotional videos, social media, and advertising.  By appearing at any First Plymouth Program, You waive any claims, causes of action, or damages of any kind that You may have related to the use of recorded media on behalf of You and any minors appearing with You.

If You do not wish for Yourself or any minors appearing with You to be photographed, filmed, and/or recorded, please do not attend First Plymouth Programs in person as First Plymouth cannot guarantee that You and any minors appearing with You will not be photographed, filmed, and/or recorded. Instead, First Plymouth invites You to access pre-recorded or virtually streamed First Plymouth Programs on Our website from the comfort of Your home.

SMS POLICY and Terms of use

First Plymouth also uses third-party text messaging services to communicate and share information with its subscribers. By subscribing, You have provided Us with consent to send You text messages regarding First Plymouth Programs and events. Message frequency varies by events/preference. Message and data rates may apply. Carriers are not liable for delayed or undeliverable messages. If Your phone does not support MMS, You will receive SMS instead. We respect Your privacy and will not intentionally distribute Your mobile phone number to any third parties without Your consent, except as otherwise stated herein.

Opt-Out or Stop

If You wish to stop receiving text messages from First Plymouth, reply STOP to any text message. You may also stop text messages by calling Us at (303) 762-0616 or emailing Us at office@firstplymouthchurch.org.

Questions or Suggestions

We have taken every effort to design Our Services to be useful, informative, helpful, and honest. Please let Us know if You would like to see improvements or changes that would make it even easier for You to find the information You need and want.

Please direct all questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy to:

First Plymouth Congregational Church
3501 S Colorado Blvd
Englewood, CO 80113

If You wish to provide feedback or if You have questions or concerns, You may also send Us an email to office@firstplymouthchurch.org.