South Union Christian Church
Privacy Policy


South Union respects your privacy rights.
South Union Christian Church strives to respect and protect your privacy. When you are visiting this website or communicating with us by mobile device, we may collect all types of information concerning your viewing patterns, your browser, operating system and IP address, and any personally identifiable information that you provide to us, regardless of whether it is required or not. Personally identifiable information is any information that could reasonably be used to identify you personally. This includes, but is not limited to: name, address, email address, telephone number, zip code, gender, birthday, credit card information and hobbies. In order to provide you with a customized website and to track your viewing patterns, we may place a "cookie" on your computer that allows us to recognize you when you visit our site. For more information about cookies, see below. This policy is a summary of what information South Union Christian Church collects and how that information is used.

What type of information does South Union Christian Church collect?
South Union Christian Church may collect two different types of information. One type is voluntary information, which you provide, such as registration information for events, membership information, or shipping and billing information. The other type of information South Union Christian Church collects is user information provided by your computer or mobile device each time you visit this site. The information that South Union Christian Church collects helps us to provide information and service to you. We may combine information from other sources with the information that we collect.

When users visit our Facebook page (South Union Christian Church), we do not collect any data except the aggregated data provided by Facebook, which includes metrics such as the number of visits and clicks, impressions, likes, shares, comments, reach, etc.. We collect this information to help us analyze usage patterns, improve overall page performance, and provide information useful to our users.

What does South Union Christian Church do with the information that is collected?
Any information that you provide to South Union Christian Church or that is obtained through this website or mobile communications may be used for church purposes. We may disclose your information to companies that provide services for us, to related or affiliated entities or to other sister churches for church purposes, but we will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to commercial entities. Any information that South Union Christian Church may disclose to third parties (other than service providers and sister churches) will only be released in the aggregate and will not contain any personally identifiable information. Aggregate information is useful for church statistics and marketing purposes. South Union Christian 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. South Union Christian Church or other sister ministries 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.

What are cookies and how are they used?
Cookies are bits of computer code that South Union Christian Church places on your computer that can be accessed by our computer when you visit this site. Cookies allow us to collect information about you so that your experience on this site will be as customized as possible. Most computers will automatically receive cookies. You can prevent cookies from being placed on your computer by accessing your browser’s preferences menu. We do not use cookies to obtain any personal information about you before or after you leave the South Union Christian Church site.

How does linking to other sites affect my privacy protections?
As a courtesy, South Union Christian Church provides links to other sites that are neither owned nor controlled by South Union Christian Church. Some of these sites may use the South Union Christian Church logo. These third party sites, however, are NOT subject to or bound by the South Union Christian Church Privacy Policy. Such third party sites may or may not have their own privacy policies and may or may not collect personal information from you or place cookies on your browser. South Union Christian Church is not responsible for the privacy policies or any information collection practices of these sites or any damages resulting therefrom.

How does South Union Christian Church protect the security of information collected about me?
The security of the information that you provide is very important to us. Our website utilizes SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology to help provide increased security to the information as it is transmitted to our website.

Online Giving Security
Our web, mobile & text giving is a service provided by Vanco & GivePlus - A Vanco Company. Vanco/GivePlus is a PCI Level 1 service provider that meets the highest standards for data security and provides end-to-end data encryption. To learn more about their security features, visit: and Please be aware that despite their efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security. You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your password, phone, and computer by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess, and keeping your log-in and password private. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords or for any unauthorized activity on your account.

South Union Christian Church protects the privacy of children.
South Union Christian Church is committed to protecting the privacy and safety of children. South Union Christian Church does not knowingly accept personally identifiable information from children who are under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent. If you have any questions or concerns about the protection of children’s privacy, or if parents wish to deny consent and request that South Union Christian Church delete their child’s information, please contact us.

South Union Christian Church reserves the right to change or amend this policy.
This policy is effective as of March 12th, 2018. South Union Christian Church reserves the right to change, amend, or restate this policy at any time without prior notice. You agree that each visit you make to this site shall be subject to the then current Privacy Policy. 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.

Your affirmative consent to South Union Christian Church’s collection and use of personally identifiable information.
By using this South Union Christian Church website, you are giving us your express consent to use the information that we collect about you in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.

Terms and Conditions
Click here to view our Terms and Conditions page.

Questions or concerns?
If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact the Church office at: 812.824.1829