Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Arizona Inc. and our website address is: http://azdisciples.org. We can be reached by phone at 602-468-3815 or at our offices at 917 E Sheridan St. Phoenix, AZ.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

As a general practice, we do not with intention collect or use personal data from our website visitors. While the sections below will outline a few areas, we intentionally disable comments and media uploads in most areas of our website. Contact forms and subscriptions options will collect the data necessary for us to receive your contact, or subscription choice. Both of these are optional, and to be used at the users discretion.

Comments

While we generally disable comment sections on our website, the may be times, situations, or sections which allow for comments from users.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

While we generally disable media upload sections on our website, the may be times, situations, or sections which allow for media uploads from users.

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Contact forms will collect personal information necessary for us to receive your contact, and respond if appropriate. Contact information may be used internally by our office, staff, or leadership when appropriate to resolve issues related to the contact, and may be forwarded to a General Church or associated ministry when necessary.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Arizona Inc. utilizes Google Analytics to help better understand and meet the needs of our users. If you would like to read Google Analytics privacy policies please visit https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en. To opt out of Google Analytics please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Who we share your data with

In general we do not share any data with any third parties. Occasionally we may share information with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada or its related ministries. In most cases this is non person specific information.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

We can be reached by phone at 602-468-3815 or at our offices at 917 E Sheridan St. Phoenix, AZ.