Your privacy is important to us. This policy covers all information entered on any churchonthewestside.com webpage. Please check back as this policy may be updated from occasionally with minor changes. To contact us regarding any questions please email email@example.com.
Registration and login is not required on most Westside Church webpages, but the following information may be collected from our website depending on the services:
- In common with other websites, log files are stored on the web server saving details such as the visitor's IP address, browser type, referring page and time of visit.
- Cookies may be used to remember visitor preferences when interacting with the website. Cookies are small digital files that are stored in your web browser that enable us to track your return visits to our website. Your browser settings may allow you to block these cookies, but we recommend you have them enabled to help us personalize your experience of our website.
Do We Share Your Information?
Email addresses will not be sold, rented or leased to third parties. Non-personal user and traffic data is accessible to our web teams, who work to improve your experiences with our website. Personal information is collected only for ministry purposes.
Any data collected during the giving process is accessible by our financial team for recordkeeping and tax receipting purposes. Westside Church does not share donor information with any other parties.
Our Security Measures
To safeguard your personal information and protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data, we implement SSL security wherever personal information is input such as giving pages, and we do not store local data on our machines related to credit card numbers or personal identification numbers. Access to any data is only granted to those personnel, staff, and contractors that are either directly involved in using the required data or using it to improve our sites. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.
While it is not the practice of Westside Church to return gifts once they are made, we do acknowledge instances in which a gift is made in error. Common examples include: making duplicate gifts within a short time period, and entering the wrong amount. For more information or to inquire about a refund, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Event payments are refundable should said event be cancelled by Westside Church. If you are unable to attend an event you have already paid for, Westside Church may be able to refund your payment. Please contact email@example.com to inquire.
We accept donations/payments in Canadian and American dollars.
Any data collected during the giving process is accessible by our financial team for recordkeeping and tax receipting purposes. Westside Church does not share donor information with any other parties. Personal information is collected only for ministry purposes. By providing your personal information during the giving/payment process, you consent to have Westside Church record your information for receipting and ministry purposes.
At any time you may update the personal information Westside Church has on record for you by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tax receipts for receiptable donations are issued according to Canada Revenue Agency guidelines at the end of each year and mailed in February. Please contact email@example.com if you did not receive your receipt.
Recurring Bank Account Givings
To change or cancel a recurring payment, please contact our administrative staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 604.263.2314. Changes may take up to 10 business days to process.
Spending of funds is confined to church board-approved programs and projects. Each restricted contribution designated toward such an approved program or project will be used as designated with the understanding that when the need for such a program or project has been met, or cannot be completed for any reason determined by the organization, the remaining restricted contributions will be used where needed most.
Westside Church reserves the right to change or update these Policies, Terms & Conditions at any time.