Your privacy is very important to us. At the BCI Churches we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:
- We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
- We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law or protect our rights.
- We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.
The BCI Churches collect non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The BCI Churches’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to understand better how the BCI Churches’ visitors use its website. From time to time, the BCI Churches may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to the BCI Churches website choose to interact with the BCI Churches in ways that require the BCI Churches to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that the BCI Churches gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who make contact to provide a username and email address. The BCI Churches collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with the BCI Churches. The BCI Churches do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
The BCI Churches may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. For instance, the BCI Churches may monitor the most popular pages or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. The BCI Churches do not disclose personally-identifying information.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
The BCI Churches take all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.