Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

MAINEVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH TERMS

OF USE AND PRIVACY POLICY

 

Welcome to the Maineville United Methodist Church website.  We recognize privacy is important; therefore, we have established a few ground rules to make this site helpful and safe for all our visitors.  Please carefully read all of these terms and conditions prior to using this site.

 

 

TERMS OF USE

 

Copyright

This site and all materials contained in this site is protected by copyright unless otherwise indicated.  This includes text, graphics, logos, buttons, icons, and images.  Such material may not be used except as provided in these terms and conditions without the expressed written permission of Maineville United Methodist Church.  We grant you permission to download material displayed on this site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you retain all copyright and other ownership notices contained on the materials.  You may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, report, or use the contents on the site for public or commercial purposes.  This includes the use of any text, images, audio and video without the express written permission of Maineville United Methodist Church.  The images of people or places displayed on this site are either owned by Maineville United Methodist Church or are used with permission.  The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms of Use or specific permission provided elsewhere.  Any unauthorized use of these images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and/or communications, regulations, and statutes.

 

Use of Analytics

Maineville United Methodist Church may use Google Analytics (or other web-based analytical service) to help us gather details about the use of our website.  Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their site.  Google Analytics collects information anonymously.  It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors.  For more information, please visit http://www. google.com/policies/privacy

 

Links to Other sites

As a courtesy to you, this site offers links to other websites.  Please be aware that Maineville United Methodist Church has not reviewed all of the sites nor the entirety of any single site linked to or from this site.  We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other sites.  We encourage you to be aware of and to read the privacy statements for other websites.  Our privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

 

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Maineville United Methodist Church, its subsidiaries and affiliates, trustees, officers, directors, other employees or volunteers harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by anyone due to or arising from content you submit, post, transmit, or make available through this site, your use of this site, your connection to this site, your violation of these Terms of Use, or your violation of any rights of another.

 

Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Use will be effective only if in writing and signed by the Chairperson of the Administrative Council of Maineville United Methodist Church.

 

Disclaimers of Warranties and Limitations of Liability

This site is provided to you on an “as is” basis.  Maineville United Methodist Church makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site or to the information contained therein.  This includes, but is not limited to, text, graphics, audio, video, icons, buttons, images and products contained in this site.  Maineville United Methodist Church fully disclaims, to the full extent permissible under applicable law, all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

 

Maineville United Methodist Church, nor any person or entity involved in creating, producing or delivering this site, shall not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.  This limitation of liability applies without limitation to any damages or injury caused by failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortuous behavior, negligence, or under any other cause of action.

 

Maineville United Methodist Church also assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in this site, or of your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from this site.

 

Maineville United Methodist Church assumes no liability or responsibility arising from the content of this site, as well as any off-site pages or additional sites linked to this site, for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger or inaccuracy contained therein.

 

Maineville United Methodist Church will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the disclosure of the identity of any person positing any such information or materials.

 

Confidential Information

DO NOT SEND ANY CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION TO THIS SITE.  Any communication or materials that you transmit to this site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary.  Furthermore, you agree that such information is non-confidential and non-proprietary.  Therefore, anything that you transmit or post to this site may be used by Maineville United Methodist Church or its affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting.  Furthermore, Maineville United Methodist Church is free to use any ideas, concepts, knowhow, or techniques contained in any communication you send to this site for any purpose whatsoever.

 

Dealing with Advertisers and Other Third Parties

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions or contests of, advertisers or other third parties (which are entities other than Maineville United Methodist Church) found on or through this site, including payment and delivery of related goods and services together with any other terms, conditions, warranties, or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and that advertiser or third party.  You agree that Maineville United Methodist Church shall not be liable or responsible for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers or third parties on this site.

 

User Conduct

You understand that you are the sole person that is responsible for any and all information that you post, upload, email or transmit to or from this site, including, but not limited to, all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, audio, messages or other materials.

 

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane materials or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.

 

You are prohibited from collecting or storing personal information about other users and from stalking or harassing another.  Furthermore, you are prohibited from engaging in any conduct that is harmful to minors in any way.

 

Website and Other Web Presences

All websites, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and any other forms of social media and web presences representing Maineville United Methodist Church are to be created, written, maintained, monitored, and controlled solely by Maineville United Methodist Church, its employees, and appointed volunteers only.

 

Accuracy of Website including Future Revisions

Maineville United Methodist Church uses reasonable efforts to include accurate, up-to-date information on this site.  Maineville United Methodist Church makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy.  Maineville United Methodist Church assumes no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions on the content of this site.  Maineville United Methodist Church neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials on this site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Maineville United Methodist Church.

 

 

PRIVACY POLICY

 

Privacy of Children

Maineville United Methodist Church is committed to protecting the privacy and safety of children.  Maineville United Methodist Church does not knowingly accept personally identifiable information from children who are under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent.  We do not seek personal information from children online.

 

This church’s website is not intended for use by children younger than age 13.  Our denomination has a profound commitment to developing Safe Sanctuaries for children, youth, and vulnerable adults, and that extends to our presence on the Internet.  Maineville United Methodist Church takes seriously this obligation, and uses best online practices for this purpose.

 

If you have questions or concerns about the protection of children’s privacy, or if parents wish to deny consent and request that Maineville United Methodist Church delete their child’s information, please contact us via email, mainevilleumc@gmail.com

 

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

Visitors to our site are not required to register to access public pages.  We strive to respect and protect your privacy.

 

We collect two types of information about online visitors:  non-personal and personal.  Non-personal information is collected as user information provided by your computer each time you visit this site, and is used to track statistical information to help guide our efforts to improve our website.  Non-personal information includes the browser type and operating system used by our visitors, areas of the site visited, date and time of access, host or service provider information, and identification of the referring site.

 

Personal information that can identify a visitor, such as name, address, or contact information, is collected only when voluntarily offered.  We will use your personal information to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us.

 

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site and we will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

 

What Maineville United Methodist Church Does with Collected Information

Any information that you provide to Maineville United Methodist Church or that is obtained through this site may be used for church purposes.  We may disclose your information to related or affiliated entities or to other church agencies for church purposes, but we will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to commercial entities.  Any information Maineville United Methodist Church may disclose to third parties (other than sister churches) will only be released in the aggregate and will not contain any personal identifiable information.  Aggregate information is useful for church statistics and marketing purposes.  Maineville United Methodist Church will not otherwise disclose your name, address, email address, or phone number without your express consent, unless disclosure is necessary to comply with laws or relevant legal proceedings.  Maineville United Methodist Church or other church agencies 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.

 

Your Affirmative Consent to Maineville United Methodist Church’s Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Information

By using Maineville United Methodist Church’s site, you are giving us your express consent to use the information that we collect about you in the manner described in this policy.

 

Cookies

Cookies are bits of computer code that Maineville United Methodist Church places on your computer that can be accessed by our computer when you visit our site.  Most computers will automatically receive cookies; however, you can prevent cookies from being placed on your computer by accessing your browser’s preferences menu.

 

Cookies do not enable us to access any personal information about our visitors, but they do allow us to analyze guests’ use of our site.  This helps us better understand which areas of our site is most useful and popular so we can plan improvements and update accordingly.

 

We do not use cookies to obtain any information about you before or after you leave our site.

 

Photo and Video Usage

Maineville United Methodist Church strives to follow best practices for its website use of photos and videos.  Please be aware that, as you participate in this church’s activities, images, audio and/or video of you may be used by Maineville United Methodist Church for information sharing and ministry purposes.  This church assumes your participation is consent to use your image and audio/video unless a written request form is received that denies such permission.

 

It is the policy of Maineville United Methodist Church to refrain from using images, audio, and/or video of children without express written parental permission.

 

Maineville United Methodist Church Reserves the Right to Change, Amend, or Restate this Policy.

Therefore, you should revisit this page from time to time to determine the current policy.  Maineville United Methodist Church will post any substantial changes in this privacy policy at least thirty (30) days prior to implementation of the change.  Any information collected under this current policy will remain bound by the terms of this privacy policy.  After the changes take effect, all new information collected, if any, will be subject to the revised privacy policy.

 

Questions or Concerns?

If you have questions or concerns about the Terms of Use or Privacy Policy, please contact us:  mainevilleumc@gmail.com

Maineville United Methodist Church

60 East Foster-Maineville Road

Maineville, Ohio  45039

(513) 683-1005

mainevilleumc@gmail.com

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