The Winter Haven Seventh-day Adventist Church operates this
web site as a means of keeping members and visitors to the site informed of the
ministry of the church and in achieving it’s stated mission of presenting
Christ to the people and community in which we, the members, live. The web site is not targeted toward any
specific age group, nor does it prohibit any age group from perusing the various
pages of information. The content is non
age-specific, but primarily thought to appeal to young adults/adults seeking
information about our church and it’s activities.
When someone visits our web site, WinterHavenSDA.org, we do
not collect (through the use of “cookies” or any other technology) any
personally identifiable information about those web visitors, whether members
or browsers from the public domain.
When you contact the WebEditor, the Pastor, or other identified person
based on the web content, there is no contact other than such a response as you
may request through your informational inquiry.
We recognize and welcome our obligation to comply with all
legal requirements of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and
this policy is subject to that obligation. While we respect and hold in
confidence any contact generated by our web site, e-mails, telephone calls,
etc., we will comply with and disclose any such information if we receive a
request from law enforcement officials or as otherwise required by law, or if
we believe it is necessary to protect someone's safety.
Special Individual or Child Protection Statement:
The Seventh-day Adventist Church of Winter Haven, along with any and all of it's various ministries, reserves the right to use any photograph/videography taken on church property or at any event, sponsored by the church—this includes but is not limited to school, Pathfinders, Adventurers, social functions and outdoor events—without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph. Photographs may be used in publications, web site, or other media material produced, used or contracted by the Seventh-day Adventist Church of Winter Haven including but not limited to: brochures, ministries, newspapers, magazines, audio/visual presentations, websites, etc.
Any person desiring not to have their photo taken or distributed must contact the Pastor in writing of their concern/intentions and include a photograph. The photo will be used for identification purposes and will be held in confidence by the Pastor and/or Web Site Editor(s).
Any individual, organization or company wishing to engage in still photography, videotaping or filming for production, broadcast or public dissemination by any means on or in property owned by the Seventh-day Adventist Church of Winter Haven or at any function or ministry sponsored by the church must obtain permission in advance from either the Pastor or web site editor. No photograph used by the church in any form may be misused, altered, or misdirected by any party. Misuse of any church family member photo in it's entirety or in part is not allowed, and if used or abused, authorities will be advised of this or any improper use and all legal recourse will be followed including prosecution.
our web site. If we decide to
on this page.
If you have any questions about this statement, feel free to
contact us at Pastor@WinterHavenSDA.org.
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
The primary goal of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection
Act (COPPA) Rule is to give parents control over what information is collected
from their children online and how such information may be used.
The Rule applies to:
of commercial Web sites and online services directed to children under 13
that collect personal information from them;
of general audience sites that knowingly collect personal information from
children under 13; and
of general audience sites that have a separate children’s area and that
collect personal information from children under 13.
The Rule requires operators to:
- Post a
policy on every page where personal information is collected.
notice about the site’s information collection practices to parents and
obtain verifiable parental consent before collecting personal information
parents a choice as to whether their child’s personal information will be
disclosed to third parties.
parents access to their child’s personal information and the opportunity
to delete the child’s personal information and opt-out of future
collection or use of the information.
condition a child’s participation in a game, contest or other activity on
the child’s disclosing more personal information than is reasonably
necessary to participate in that activity.
the confidentiality, security and integrity of personal information
collected from children.