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Policies

Policies

Here you can view all the current policies.

Guest Internet and Wi-Fi Acceptable Use Policy

Guest Internet and Wi-Fi Acceptable Use Policy

Grace Baptist Church, Southport (GBCS) permits free use of the church Wi-Fi network during group meetings and activities on the premises. GBCS has a policy for the use of this Wi-Fi access whereby all users must ensure that they:

  • Comply with current legislation
  • Use the Internet in an acceptable way
  • Do not cause the name or reputation of GBCS to fall into disrepute

Monitoring

GBCS accepts that the use of the Internet is a valuable tool. However, misuse of this facility can have a negative impact upon the reputation and work of the church. Therefore, the church reserves the right to monitor the volume of network traffic, together with the Internet websites visited.

Unacceptable Behaviour

  • Visiting Internet sites that contain obscene, hateful, pornographic, or illegal material
  • Using a computer to perpetrate any form of fraud; or software, film, or music piracy
  • Using the Internet to send offensive or harassing material to other users
  • Downloading commercial software or any copyrighted materials belonging to third parties, unless this download is covered or permitted under a commercial agreement or other such license
  • Publishing defamatory and/or knowingly false material on social networking sites, blogs, online journals, Wikis, or any other online publishing format
  • Revealing confidential information in a personal online posting, upload, or transmission
  • Undertaking deliberate activities that waste network resources, including remote or direct transmission of spam emails and messages

Sanctions

Where it is believed that a user has failed to comply with this policy, access to the Wi-Fi network will be revoked. If this failure to comply should only come to GBCS’ attention after the user’s departure, GBCS reserve the right to refuse access to the service on their next visit.

 

A copy of this policy can be found at: gracebaptist.org.uk/policies

 

 

This information is correct as of 17.07.16

 

Privacy and Security Policy

 

This Privacy Policy sets out how Grace Baptist Church Southport uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

It also explains about Cookies.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from: January 2013.

What We Collect

When you visit this site, your IP address is recorded. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website by creating statistical reports and tracking errors. Your IP address is used to help identify you when you buy and to gather broad demographic identification that will not be tied to your identity.

We ask for personal information only when you enquire about us using the enquiry form. The types of personal information that may be collected on these pages are: name, mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number.

Cookies

This site also uses “cookies”, certain bits of information that are deposited on your computer when you visit this site and sent back to this site when you visit again. Cookies give us information about how many people visit certain pages on the site.

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

We also use cookies if you are a registered site member so you don’t have to re-enter your login address or password each time you return to our site. In certain instances, we also use cookies to track the area of the site that you are on when you register as a user. If you do not have cookies enabled, you can still use our site, but you will have to log in each time you return to the site.

How We Use Information

We use your information to provide requested information and services to you and to help ensure that the information we provide to you is relevant to your specific needs.

We use email addresses to send you the Alerts or newsletters you’ve requested, to answer the email we receive and to communicate with you about facilities which you have told us you would be interested in hearing about.

Changes in this Privacy Statement

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement on the home page and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Legal Disclaimer

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website.

Security

Grace Baptist Church Southport is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

Contact Information

If users have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact:

Grace Baptist Church
40 Market Street
Southport
PR8 1HJ
Telephone: 01704-531751