Memorial Baptist Church maintains this website as a service to its members and visitors. We are committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Memorial Baptist Church website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Memorial Baptist Church website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
While our website is not subject to COPPA, we love children and understand that it is very important to maintain their privacy. Therefore, our policy is that we will not knowingly collect, use or distribute to third parties any personally identifiable information from any child under 13 years old without verifiable parental consent and not knowingly allow any child under 13 years old to publicly post or distribute personally identifiable information without verifiable parental consent.
Links to Third-Party Sites
MBCHouston.org may at times provide links to third-party sites. Please be aware that Memorial Baptist Church assumes no responsibility for the content nor the privacy practices of such other sites, nor do these links necessarily constitute any endorsement of such external sites. We encourage all web visitors to be aware when they leave our site and to review the privacy policies and security statements of all externally-linked websites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by MBCHouston.org.
Memorial Baptist Church does not collect personal information about website visitors without their consent. In cases when such information is requested to provide a service or respond to an inquiry, visitors only need to provide the minimal information necessary to facilitate the service or response. Typically personal information is collected:
- to allow us to respond to inquiries and requests
- to allow access to an informational electronic mailing list or database
How Is Personal Information Used?
Personal information is used by Memorial Baptist Church staff only for the purpose stated at the time it is collected, e.g. to reply to a question or inquiry or to provide a requested service. Such personal information is never used for secondary or unrelated purposes unless otherwise requested or explicitly agreed to by the website user.
It is Memorial Baptist Church's policy never to share, trade, sell or otherwise disclose personal information to third parties, except where required by law, e.g. through subpoena, warrant or other legal process.
Memorial Baptist Church occasionally mails information about our events and publications to its online members. Personal information used for this purpose is never shared with any other organizations.
Correction/Updating Personal Information
Information Automatically Logged
Like most websites, MBCHouston.org logs a visitor's IP address, browser type, hits on particular pages and other general traffic information. This information is not linked to personally identifiable information — you remain anonymous while visiting our site. We use this logged data to analyze trends, administer the site, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
Memorial Baptist Church's website makes use of "cookies" in order to identify user sessions and maintain information within sessions to identify privileges and preferences of the user. A cookie is used, for example, when users register in order to gain access to public use data files and then log in to use or download the data. We do not use cookie information to identify users in any way except as noted above, nor do we use the information given by users and stored in the cookies to link to any other data.
Note: If one were to visit the Memorial Baptist Church with cookies disabled, one would not be able to register and use public use data files on the main site.
Memorial Baptist Church does not make use of "Web bugs" (programs installed on your personal computer by a website to track personal web usage) in any way, shape, or form.
Notification of Changes
Contacting the Web Site