Privacy Policy

PlymouthUnited.org Privacy Policy

Last Updated 5/9/2021

Privacy Policy Overview

This Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website www.plymouthunited.org (our “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

In this Policy, “personal information” means any information by which you can be identified or contacted, such as your name (first and last), home, billing or other physical address, email address, telephone number, billing information, etc., as well as any information associated with the foregoing.

Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. By accessing or using our Website, you agree to this Policy. This Policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of our Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Policy periodically for updates.

U.S. Governing Law

Our Website is designed for U.S. audiences, and is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of the United States. We make no representation that our Website is operated in accordance with the laws or regulations of, or governed by, other nations, and we do not warrant or imply that our Website or the content/materials on our Website are appropriate for use outside of the U.S. By using our Website, you are agreeing to the collection, use, disclosure, management and storage of your information as described in this Policy.

If you are located outside of the U.S., you use our Website at your own risk and initiative, and you are solely responsible for compliance with any applicable local, national and international laws. By using our Website, participating in any Website activities and/or providing us with any information, you: (a) consent to the transfer and processing of any information to and in the U.S., (b) acknowledge that U.S. law may provide a lower standard of protection for personal data than the laws of your location, and (c) understand that we will collect, transfer, store, process and/or deal with your information in accordance with this Policy and U.S. law. Consequently, to the full extent permitted by law, you hereby waive any claims relating to the processing of your information in accordance with this Policy that may arise under the laws and regulations of any other country or jurisdiction.

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

User-Provided Information: You may be required to provide personal information to access or use certain parts of our Website, or features of our Website or services, including, without limitation, subscribe to a newsletter or email list, fill out a form, participate in any of our programs, special events, contact us with a comment, question etc.

Depending upon the nature of the transaction, the personal information collected may include your first and last name, mailing address, telephone number, email address, age, gender, occupation, birthday, marital status, anniversary, interests or other demographic information.

Emails and Social Media Sites: If you correspond with us by email, mail or via social media, we may retain the content of your communication or social media posting, the email or social media account address from which it is sent, and our response. Content and other information in or related to emails sent by you to Plymouth United or postings on any of Plymouth United social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram, You Tube, the Plymouth United App and/or Twitter may be used as testimonials or for other marketing purposes.  Please be aware that when you receive a notice acknowledging your email, upload to one of our social media accounts, or submission of an order or application form, it means that the message, uploaded item, or form has been routed into the Internet, and not that it has been received by us. We collect information automatically using technology when you visit our Website or social media pages or when you open one of our emails as described in this Policy.

Cookies Information: When you visit the Website, we may send one or more cookies – a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets us help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the Website. A cookie does not collect personal information about you. We use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Website. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the Website or services may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.

Log File Information: Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you access a web page. When you register with or view our Website, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses or other device identifiers, browser information, Internet Service Provider (“ISP”), operating system, location, date/time stamp, clickstream data, referring/exit pages and URLs, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To contact you (via the Plymouth United App, email, postal mail, or telephone) regarding events or services we believe may be of interest to you.

  • To analyze visits to the Website and learn about the interests, preferences, demographics and behaviors of our visitors in aggregate (e.g., across the country) and also on a personal level to better understand your interests and needs, so we can assess product demand, identify your product and service preferences, and improve our products and services and deliver to you the type of content, features, products and promotions that you are most interested in.

  • To respond to your questions, requests, comments or complaints and determine your satisfaction with our programs, products and services.

  • To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide through it.

  • To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website.

  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.

  • For any other purpose with your consent.

We use cookies to: (a) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the Website; (b) provide custom, personalized content and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of our Website and services; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as the total number of visitors and traffic; (e) diagnose or fix technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP; and (f) help you efficiently access information.

User Content: Any personal information or content you voluntarily disclose for posting to the Website (for instance, any content you post) (referred to herein as “User Content”) becomes available to the public via the Website and our business partners. User Content includes, but is not limited to, testimonials, reviews, comments, photos, videos, etc. If you remove User Content, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other users have copied or stored your User Content.

How We Share Your Information:

We do no share your information outside of Plymouth United Church, UCC.

How We Protect Your Information

Plymouth United uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information consistent with industry standards. For example, we use encryption, passwords, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure. The security of your personal information is important to us, but please remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially reasonable means to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the absolute security of any information you transmit to Plymouth United or the Website, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, Plymouth United makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. While we strive to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online.

Compromise of Personal Information

In the event that personal information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, Plymouth United will promptly notify those persons whose personal information has been compromised, in accordance with the notification procedures set forth in this Policy, or as otherwise required by applicable law.

Links to Other Websites and Social Media

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Website nor the information or content contained therein, and we make no warranty, either express or implied, concerning the content of any such site, including the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability thereof for any particular purpose, nor do we warrant that any such site or content is free from any claims of copyright, trademark, or other infringement of the rights of third parties, or that any such site or content is devoid of viruses or other contamination. Plymouth United may provide links to other websites to you solely as a convenience, and the inclusion of linked sites does not imply endorsement by Plymouth United of any of the linked sites. Please remember that when you use a link to go from our Website to another website, our Policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including those that have a link on our Website, is subject to that website’s own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding. We do not ensure the security of your personal information if you visit websites not belonging to Plymouth United.

Notification Procedures

It is our policy to provide notifications, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business related purposes, to you via email notice, written or hard copy notice, or through conspicuous posting of such notice on our Website page, as determined by Plymouth United in its sole discretion. We reserve the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to you, provided that you may opt out of certain means of notification as described in this Policy.

Your Choices, Opting-Out and Reviewing or Making Changes to Your Information

By providing Plymouth United your email address, you consent to our use of your email address to send you Website and service-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. We may also use your email address to send you other messages, including, but not limited to, newsletters, update notifications or other account information.

If you do not want to receive such email messages, you may opt out by: (1) selecting “unsubscribe” on our subscription status page and entering the requested information or following the unsubscribe instructions in any of our emails; or (2) sending a written request to the postal or email address set out below. Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding updates, improvements, promotions or offers. You may not opt out of service-related emails. Opting out does not affect our communications with you via telephone or email related to any orders with us nor does it affect our use of your non-personally identifiable information as described in this Policy.

To the extent you are receiving SMS Messaging from Plymouth United, you may opt out by replying to any message we send you with the word “STOP” or by contacting us at the phone number listed below. To the extent you receive notifications from any of our applications, you may opt out of receiving push notifications on your mobile device through your account and device settings.

NOTE: Please allow up to ten (10) business days for us to process your request. We may continue to send you transactional or operational communications.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our Policy on this page. The date the Policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this Policy to check for any changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Policy, the practices of this Website, your dealings with this Website, you may contact us using one of the following methods:

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