Online privacy and security have never been more important. At Bayside we’re committed to protecting your privacy by only collecting what is necessary, and safeguarding your information using the most secure technology.

We want to be completely transparent with how we collect and use your data so you can make informed decisions about what you provide to us. Not only will we tell you what we’re collecting, we’ll tell you how to opt out.

Types of Information We Collect

We do not collect any personally identifiable information without your approval. With your permission, we may collect contact information of you and your family members through the use of forms you complete.

We also collect data that tells us pages you visited, videos you watched, and other interactions with our web properties. THESE DATA DO NOT PERSONALLY IDENTIFY YOU IN ANY WAY.

How We Protect Your Information

Bayside uses third-party platforms to collect and process your data. These platforms employ the latest security features to keep your data safe. We’ve provided links to each platform’s privacy policy below. When you input information through the below platforms, you are operating under their privacy policy but don’t worry, most sites follow the same rules to comply with privacy laws.

Any information you provide to Bayside or that is obtained through this website will be used only for church purposes. Bayside will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to commercial entities. We will not disclose your name, address, e-mail address or phone number without your consent, unless disclosure is necessary to comply with laws or relevant legal proceedings.

We will protect your privacy when you provide information to us through forms like, “Contact Us” or “Prayer Requests.” Only church personnel that help route your message to the proper people will see your form.

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file that a website places on your computer or mobile device to give you a better online experience. For example, a cookie might store your user name after you enter it on a website for the first time so you don’t have to enter it every time you visit.

Because cookies can only store identifying information you enter, and the cookie is only stored on your computer—not on the website’s server, your data is quite secure. Of course, nobody can claim that it’s absolutely safe but that’s true of any data you divulge online.

If you would rather not allow cookies on your computer, you can turn them off in your browser. Click below to learn how:

We Protect Your Children

None of Bayside’s web properties collect information from children and we do not post children’s names online or on our social media channels.

We encourage all parents to closely monitor their children’s online activities. No website can easily verify the age of its users so it’s up to parents to safeguard their children. Place computers in public rooms and set parental controls on all devices. For more tips on how to keep your childen safe online, click here.

Our E-mail Lists

Occasionally, you will receive e-mails from us. We promise to only send important information that we believe is important to you. Each of our e-mails comply with CAN-SPAM laws by providing an unsubscribe link. Look for that at the bottom of each e-mail we send.

We Occasionally Advertise Online

Bayside uses Google AdWords and Facebook advertising, including remarketing, to advertise across the Internet. AdWords remarketing will display relevant ads based on pages you visited on our website by placing a cookie on your computer. THIS COOKIE DOES NOT IDENTIFY YOU OR GIVE US ACCESS TO YOUR COMPUTER.

If you don’t want to participate in Google AdWords remarketing, you can opt out by visiting Google’s Ads Preferences Manager. You can also opt out of any third-party vendor’s use of cookies by clicking here.

Google Analytics

We want our website to serve you the best way it can. In order to gauge its effectiveness, we use “Google Analytics” to collect information about the use of this site. Google Analytics collects information like how often users visit this site, pages they visit, and how long they stayed.

Google Analytics places a cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site. The cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

THE GOOGLE ANALYTICS COOKIE DOES NOT ALLOW BAYSIDE OR GOOGLE TO IDENTIFY YOU. According to Google, the data collected cannot be altered or retrieved by services from other domains.

We’re Constantly Re-Evaluating

This privacy policy is current as of September 14, 2015. We review our privacy policy periodically and make changes as we introduce new technology to our site. We suggest you review this page occasionally.

This privacy policy applies to all websites produced and operated by Bayside Community Church. If you want to communicate with us about this policy, email us, or write us at: Bayside Community Church, 15800 St Rt 64 E, Bradenton, FL 34212.

Agreement

By using Bayside’s web properties, you are giving us your consent to use all the information we collect about you in the manner described in this policy. If you do not agree, please close this site immediately and call us at 941.755.8600.

We’re happy to help you find the information you need over the phone.