Privacy Policy for Peace Tohickon Lutheran Church

Effective Date: January 1, 2024

Welcome to the Privacy Policy for Peace Tohickon Lutheran Church (“we,” “us,” or “our”). This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information when you use our website or interact with us through various online platforms.

1. Information We Collect:

a. Personal Information:

  • Contact Form: When you submit the contact form on our website, we collect your name, email address, phone number, and any other information you provide.
  • WordPress Comments: When you leave comments on our WordPress blog, we collect your name, email address, and any information you voluntarily provide.
  • Eventbrite: If you register as a vendor for our craft show through Eventbrite, Eventbrite collects your name, email address, payment information, and any other information required for registration.

b. Automatically Collected Information:

  • Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about your use of our website. This includes your IP address, browser type, operating system, and browsing behavior.
  • Google Search Console: We utilize Google Search Console to monitor and optimize our website’s search performance.

c. Third-Party Donation Platform:

  • Vanco: When you make donations through the Vanco platform, they collect your name, email address, payment information, and other necessary details. Please review Vanco’s privacy policy for more information.

2. How We Use Your Information:

a. Communication:

  • We use your contact information to respond to your inquiries, send important updates, and communicate with you.

b. Website Optimization:

  • We use analytics tools to analyze website traffic, improve our website’s functionality, and enhance your online experience.

c. Donations and Registrations:

  • Information collected through donation and registration platforms is used to process transactions, provide receipts, and manage event participation.

3. Information Sharing:

a. Third-Party Service Providers:

  • We may share your personal information with third-party service providers, such as payment processors, analytics providers, and communication platforms.

b. Social Media Platforms:

  • If you interact with us through social media platforms like Facebook, your information is subject to the privacy policies of those platforms.

4. Cookies and Similar Technologies:

a. Cookies:

  • We use cookies to enhance your browsing experience. You can adjust your browser settings to refuse cookies.

5. Data Security:

We implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

6. Your Choices:

You can choose not to provide certain information, but it may affect your ability to use some features of our website.

7. Updates to this Privacy Policy:

We may update this Privacy Policy periodically. Please review the policy regularly for any changes.

8. Contact Us:

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

By using our website, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy.