Gateway Community Church
Visitors are not required to register with Gateway to access the public pages of the Site. However, as part of the standard operation of the Site, Gateway and/or its third-party service providers may collect certain non-personal information from you, including but not limited to your browser type, mobile device type, operating system, IP address and the domain name from which you accessed the Site. This information is not personally identifiable and is only used in aggregate (not in any way that personally identifies you). In addition, we may collect information about your browsing behavior, such as the date and time you visit the Site, the areas or pages of the Site that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing the Site, the number of times you return to the Site and other click-stream data.
Gateway may use Google Analytics or other analytical tools to generate and view reports regarding demographics and interest in the Site. If you would like to opt out please install an appropriate web browser plugin, extension, or add-on.
Accessing Your Information
You may access Personal Information you provide to us, or correct or modify such Personal Information, or direct us not to disclose your Personal Information to any third party other than those necessary to complete a transaction you initiate on the Site, those related to a legal proceedings, or those related to a change in control of Gateway or certain of its assets. To do so, please send an email with your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How We Use Your Information
We may use the Personal Information and non-personal information we collect from and about you for any of the following purposes: (1) to fulfill your requests for products and services; (2) to assist Gateway serving you related to a certain ministry service in which you or your child participates; (3) to organize volunteers for particular ministry purposes; (4) to contact you when necessary; (5) to review and analyze Site usage and operations; (6) to address problems with the Site, our ministry, or our products and services; and (7) to protect the security or integrity of the Site and our ministry; and (8) to provide you with targeted offers and advertising on the Site.
Disclosure of Information
The privacy of communication over the Internet cannot be guaranteed, because the Internet is not a secure medium. You agree that Gateway is not responsible for any harm, loss, or damage you may incur by the sending of personal or confidential information over the Internet by or to Gateway.
We are committed to complying with the guidelines set forth by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. The Site is not directed to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect or maintain information on children under the age of 13, except for childcare services that you have requested. If you are the parent or guardian of a child age 13 or under who has provided us with Personal Information and you would like that information removed, please contact us at email@example.com. Please note that if you request removal of this information, we may not be able to provide childcare services to your family.
Third Party Applications
You may be able to access the Site or sign into your personal account through a third-party application (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, etc). In allowing access through such an application, we may receive certain information (including Personal Information) from the third-party application and disclose certain information to such third-party application. If you access the Site or your account from a mobile application, you may provide us with geo-location details. You may prevent this disclosure by adjust the settings on your mobile device.
Third Party Sites
Your California Privacy Rights
Under California’s "Shine the Light" law, California residents who provide Personal Information in obtaining products or services for personal, family, or household use are entitled to request and obtain from us once a calendar year information about the Personal Information we shared, if any, with other businesses for their own direct marketing uses. If applicable, this information would include the categories of Personal Information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared Personal Information for the immediately prior calendar year (e.g., requests made in 2020 will receive information regarding 2019 sharing activities).
To obtain this information from Gateway please send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Request for California Privacy Information" on the subject line and in the body of your message. The requested information, if required by law, will be provided to you at your email inbox.
Effective Date: February 29, 2020