www.emmausroadlc.org is a web site of Emmaus Road Lutheran Church, 2185 Bristol-Oxford Valley Road, Levittown, PA 19057.

As a result of our concern for the privacy of our online users we have developed a privacy policy for our web site.

Collection and Use of Information
Emmaus Road Lutheran Church ( Emmaus Road) is the sole owner of information collected on this site. We do not sell, share or rent this information to others in ways other than what is disclosed in this statement. Information on this web site is collected from our users in several places on this web site.

Cookies
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the use's hard drive containing information about the user. The cookie contains user's preferences and allow users access to restricted areas of the web site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still have access to our site, but such access will be limited to certain areas. Cookies also allow us to track and target the interests of our users and enable us to enhance their experience of the site.

Log Files
We use IP addresses in order to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Use of Photos
Emmaus Road uses both its own photos as well as stock photos throughout the web site. When our own photos are used we obtain a signed release form from the individuals (or their guardians) authorizing us to use the photo(s) on the web site.

Children
Emmaus Road does not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under thirteen, please do not give us any personal data. If you have reason to believe that a child has provided us with data, contact us and we will endeavor to delete the information.

Links
Our web site may at times provide links to other sites. Emmaus Road Lutheran Church is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage users to be aware when they leave our site and to reach the privacy statements of every web site that collects personal information. Our privacy policy applies to this web site only.

Security

In order to assure that membership data remains secure, all personal information about our members is stored in a database separate from this web site. In addition we take precautions to assure that our users' information is properly protected.

Notification of Changes
If we make changes to our privacy policy, we will post the changes to our home page so that our users are aware of the information we collect, how we use it, and if we disclose such information to others. If at any future time, we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users via e-mail. At that time users will have a choice as to whether or not we can use their information.