Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Beth El Congregation of the South Hills ("Beth El") uses and protects any information that you give us when you use our website.

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

Beth El 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 September 2015.

Information Collected

Our website does not automatically collect any individually identifiable information, such as email addresses, etc. from visitors.

Our policy is to only collect information that you willingly and voluntarily provide to us in the course of interacting with this site. On this site, you will have the opportunity to make donations and payments, to sign up for programs and special events, and to subscribe to our email newsletter. In doing so, you may be asked to provide identifiable information such as your name, address, email address, phone number, credit card information, and/or information about your preferences and interests. We may also collect information that is not personally identifiable, such as the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are working from, and the name of your internet provider (i.e., Comcast).

How the information is used

We require this information to better understand your needs and provide you with better service. We may use this information to update internal record keeping; to communicate with you periodically about upcoming events that may be of interest to you; and we may use it to confirm donations or registrations you have made online through our website.

We do not sell, rent or otherwise share our mailing lists with external organizations. Any personal information you provide to www.bethelcong.org will not be disseminated to any third party organizations.

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