With regard to the information contained on our web site, our intent is to provide current and accurate information. However, we shall not be held liable for any losses related to or caused by reliance on the information provided.
Our website address is: https://calvaryga.com.
Our web site may contain links to or data from other web sites. When following a link to another site, our privacy notice no longer applies, nor do we endorse or accept responsibility for any products or services linked to.
1. The information we collect
The church may collect general information about you, such as your name, address, and contact details so the church can contact you. We may also collect this and other types of personal information during the course of our relationship with you, for example, when you wish to obtain services from the church, when you register for conferences or events, when you register for online access to the contributions system, when you participate in church activities or complete other forms. The information collected may include some sensitive information. Where practicable, the purpose for which we collect personal information will be made clear at the time of collection. If you do not provide us with certain information, we may be unable to provide you with access to some of our services or the assistance you have requested.
Anyone can generally visit the church website without revealing who they are or other personal information unless they log on, place an order, fill out a form, or register with us. The church will not collect any personal information about visitors to the website except when they knowingly and voluntarily provide it.
2. How we use your information
(a) to establish and maintain your involvement with the church, including providing you with newsletters or other information;
(b) to provide the products or services you have requested from the church;
(c) to answer your inquiry;
(d) to register you for events, conferences or or other activities;
(e) to assist us in making the church’s sites and services more valuable to our community;
(f) for direct promotion of events or services and to keep you informed of new developments we believe may be of interest to you. If we contact you in this way without obtaining your prior consent, we will provide you with the opportunity to decline any further such communications; and
(g) to selected third parties under contract to us where we have retained those third parties to assist us to operate the church and provide the services you have requested; and
3. Access to your information
You can request access to the personal information that the church holds about you by contacting the church office as set out below. If you wish to change personal information that is out of date or inaccurate at any time please notify us. After notice from you, we will take reasonable steps to correct any of your information which is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. If you wish to have your personal information deleted please let us know and we will delete that information wherever practicable.
4. Web site
In order to use private portions of this website, a user might first be asked to voluntary complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give their contact information, such as name and email address. This information is used to inform the user about the services on our site for which they have expressed interest.
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.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to recognize when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement you are reading now applies solely to information collected by this site.
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.
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.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
4. Photos, names and contact information on our web site
Protecting the privacy of the very young is important to us. In order to protect children we will not post full names, addresses, or phone numbers of minors in the public areas of our website. First names may be used for those aged 13 and above. Photos of groups of children participating in events may be posted from time to time. Anyone wishing to not have their names or the names of their children or their photos or photos of their children appear in public areas of the website in any form should notify the church office in writing or by acknowledged email.
This web site contains an information lookup function on the church directory page whereby a last name can be specified to look up the names, addresses, and phone numbers of church members or attendees who have provided such information. In order to prevent access to this information by the general public, access to it is restricted via an access password provided to on-premise church service attendees in the order of worship document provided to them. Members and attendees also may correct their information or opt out of having their address and phone number information so displayed by phoning the church office at 706-322-1491 during weekday office hours.
The church will take reasonable steps to keep secure any personal information which we hold and to keep this information accurate and up to date. Personal information is stored in a secure server or secure files. Email is not a secure method of transmitting information. Accordingly, the church cannot accept responsibility for the security of information you send to us by email or for any unauthorized access or use of that information. On our website, private information areas and information you may provide via those areas are protected during transmission by password and SSL protocols, as evidenced by the display of a padlock symbol on the private pages.
6. Rights to 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.
Members are encouraged to support the ministry of Calvary Baptist Church through regular gifts and offerings to the general operating budget of the church. The general operating budget is a comprehensive spending plan for the church’s ministries. Individuals can give designated gifts for the ministry of the church to any Calvary established fund. The church will always try to honor the intention of the donor, but the church reserves the authority to use gifts to the church for ministry as it deems best. A copy of the Calvary financial policy and list of approved designated funds is available to church members upon written request.