Terms of Use

Your privacy matters to us!

The Compass Church takes the process of upholding an individual's privacy very seriously. Unless an individual gives The Compass Church explicit consent to act otherwise, the following policy will govern how The Compass Church handles an individual's personal information as submitted through this website and safeguards their privacy.

What information does The Compass Church collect?

The Compass Church collects two different types of information. One type is voluntary information, which you provide, such as registration information for events, or prayer requests. The other type of information The Compass Church collects is user information provided by your computer each time you visit this site, such as your IP address and browser. This information is used to help us understand how people are using the website and how best to structure the site to maximize your experience.

What does The Compass Church do with the information that is collected?

Any information that you provide to The Compass Church or that is obtained through this site may be used for church purposes. We will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to commercial entities. The Compass Church will not disclose your name, address, e-mail address or phone number without your express consent, unless disclosure is necessary to comply with laws or relevant legal proceedings.

The Compass Church may offer services to you such as social media or 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 does The Compass Church use them?

Cookies are information that a website transfers to an individual's PC for record-keeping purposes. The use of cookies is an industry standard and most major web sites use them. The Compass Church may use cookies to help us see which areas of our web site are more popular, which are not, how they are being used so that we can improve and update our web site to more accurately meet the needs of our users.

Most browsers (Microsoft Explorer, Chrome, Firefox) are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to either refuse all cookies or to notify you when you are receiving a cookie and allow you to decide whether or not to accept it. We do not use cookies to obtain any personal information about you before or after you leave the Compass Church website.

How does linking to other sites affect my privacy protections?

As a courtesy, The Compass Church may provide links to other sites that are neither owned nor controlled by The Compass Church. Some of these sites may use the The Compass Church logo. These third party sites, however, are NOT subject to or bound by the Compass 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. The Compass Church is not responsible for the privacy policies or any information collection practices of these sites or any damages resulting therefrom.

Changes and amendments.

The Compass Church reserves the right to change, amend, or restate this policy.

Terms of use.

Your affirmative consent to The Compass Church's collection and use of personally identifiable information. By using The Compass Church's website, you are giving us your express consent to use all the information that we collect about you in the manner described in this policy. This includes the release of such information to third parties as described above.

Questions or Concerns?

If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us at thecompass@thecompass.net