Updated: November 15, 2023


Thank you for visiting Salem Hetzel's Church website. Salem Hetzel's Church (also referred to as “we,” “us”, or “ours”) understands that the privacy of your information is important to you. This Privacy Policy describes how we may collect, use, and share your information. We currently don't collect any personal data through our website, but that may change in the future as we add new services. By accessing or using any of our site, you agree to the practices regarding your information described in this Privacy Policy.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to change. Please review it periodically. When we make changes to our Privacy Policy, we will revise the “updated” date at the top of this Policy. Any changes to this Policy will become effective when we post the revised Policy on our site.

Definition of Personal Information

For purposes of this Privacy Policy, Personal Information means any information about a natural person that is readily identifiable to that specific natural person. Personal Information includes such things as your name, address, email address, and phone number. Information that has been aggregated or anonymized is not considered Personal Information and can be used for any purpose unless otherwise prohibited by law.

Information Collected

We currently don't collect personal information on our website, but we do collect personal information on our members during the normal course of church operations and communications. We collect information like name, address, phone number, and email address.

Understanding Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We may customize your browsing experience by utilizing your browser's “cookies” to store a randomly generated identifying tag on your computer. A cookie is a small text file that is saved on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies make internet browsing easier for you by saving your preferences to improve your next visit to our site. Cookies are also used for statistical purposes, such as to determine how our site is used. You can refuse the cookie or delete the cookie file from your computer's browser at any time. We may use Google Analytics to help us get a better understanding of how visitors use our site and to identify system performance or problem areas. The information generated by the Google Analytics cookie about your use of our site is transmitted to and stored by Google. We currently don't use any tracking cookies or Google Analytics on our site, but we may at some point in the future as we add new services.


The information posted on our site may include hypertext links to information created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations (external websites). We provide these links for your information and convenience. When you select a link to an outside website, you are leaving our Site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the external website.

Information provided on our site is intended to allow for access to public information; it is not and should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice. While we attempt to provide accurate, current, and reliable information, we recognize the possibility of human and/or mechanical error. Therefore, Salem Hetzel's Church, its officials, members, and/or agents expressly disclaim any warranty of the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information published by our site and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of such information. Any person who relies upon such information obtained from our site does so at their own risk.

Use and Disclosure

We use the personal information of our church members in the normal course of operations to communicate with members. This includes emails or postal mailings for events and activities related to the church. We may use your Personal Information as follows. Our church leadership and members will use personal information to communicate with church members. This will be done by postal mail or email. This will be for communications for congregational meetings and other church events.

Personal Information on Children

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”), 15 U.S.C. §§ 6501-6505, governs information collected online from or about children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect such information without obtaining parental permission. COPPA requires parental permission before collecting personal information about children under the age of 13.


We take our responsibility to protect your Personal Information very seriously and have implemented appropriate security measures. All personal data on our members is collected in person and kept in the church offices for church operations. We do not share or sell anyone's information. We use all possible measures to ensure the protection of member's personal data.