StartCHURCH Cloud Privacy Policy

Thanks for using StartCHURCH Cloud! Here we describe the way that we collect, use and handle your information when you use our websites, software and services ("Services").

What & Why

We collect and use the following information to provide, improve and protect our Services:

Account. We collect, and associate with your account, information like your name, email address, phone number, payment info, and physical address. Some of our services allow you to access your accounts and your information with other service providers.

Services. When you use our Services, we store, process and transmit your files (including stuff like your structured data and files) and information related to them (for example, file meta data). If you give us access to your contacts, then we will store those contacts on our servers for you to use. This will make it easy for you to do things such as contacting your members, etc.

Usage. We collect information from and about the devices you use to access the Services. This includes, but is not limited to, things such as IP addresses, the type of browser and device you use, the web page you visited before coming to our sites, and identifiers associated with your devices. Your devices (depending on their settings) may also transmit location information to the Services.

Cookies and other technologies. We use technologies such as cookies and pixel tags to provide, improve, protect and promote our Services. so that does it Moreover, cookies help us enhance your experience with the services. For example, cookies help us with things such as remembering your username for your next visit, understanding how you are interacting with our Services, and improving them based on that information.

With whom

We may share information as discussed below, but we will not sell it to advertisers or other third-parties.

Others working for StartCHURCH. StartCHURCH uses certain trusted third parties to help us provide, improve, protect, and promote our Services. These third parties will access your information only to perform tasks on our behalf and in compliance with this Privacy Policy.

Other users. Our Services display information such as your name and email address to other users in places like your user profile and sharing notifications. Certain features let you make additional information available to other users.

Law & Order. We may disclose your information to third parties if we determine that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to (a) comply with the law; (b) protect any person from death or serious bodily injury; (c) prevent fraud or abuse of StartCHURCH or our users; or (d) protect StartCHURCH's property rights.

Stewardship of your data is critical to us and a responsibility that we embrace. We believe that our users' data should receive the same legal protections regardless of whether it is stored on our servers or on our users' home computer hard drives. We will abide by the following principles when receiving, scrutinizing and responding to government requests for our users' data:

  • Be transparent,
  • Fight blanket requests,
  • Protect all users, and
  • Provide trusted services.

How

Security. We have a team dedicated to keeping your information secure and testing for vulnerabilities. We also continue to work on features to keep your information safe -- e.g., two-factor authentication, encryption of files at rest, and alerts when new devices and apps are linked to your account.

Retention. We will retain information you store on our Services for as long as we need it to provide you the Services. If you delete your account, then we will also delete this information. But please note: (1) there might be some delay in deleting this information from our servers and back-up storage; and (2) we may retain this information if necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce our agreements.

Changes

If we are involved in a reorganization, merger, acquisition or sale of our assets, your information may be transferred as part of that deal. We will notify you (for example, via a message to the email address associated with your account) of any such deal and outline your choices in that event.

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time, and will post the most current version on our website. If a revision meaningfully reduces your rights, we will notify you.

Contact

Have questions or concerns about StartCHURCH, our Services and privacy? Contact us at support@startchurch.com.