Commons Church respects the privacy of personal information that You may provide to us through this website or on location at our church. Commons has controls in place to restrict access to this personal information, according to job requirements and a need to know basis.

Collection of Personal Information

Commons collects, maintains and uses the personal information You provide to help offer our ministry services appropriately. In most cases this includes Your name, home and/or business address, telephone number, email address and, if applicable, credit card or banking information.

Use of Personal Information

Typically, Commons will use Your Personal Information to identify You, to process Your registration for events, to provide requested information about services, for tax receipting, service and administration, and for analytical purposes. Commons does not collect personal information for commercial marketing or provide personal information to any organizations outside Commons. 

Security of Personal Information

Your Personal Information is protected by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. Controls are in place to restrict access to Your Personal Information, according to job requirements and a need to know basis.
Commons secures financial information on protected computer systems. Commons secures Personal Information, apart from financial records or information, on a secure hosted third party server.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Commons will only share Your Personal Information with third party contracted service providers who are bound by Commons's privacy policies and practices and required for the normal course of Commons ministry work. Commons will only further disclose Your Personal Information if authorized by You, or when permitted or required by law. Your Personal Information will not be sold or provided to any third parties, nor will such information be added to bulk emailing lists.

Retention of Personal Information

Your Personal Information will be retained until you ask for it to be removed from our database.

Accessing and Amending Personal Information

You have the right and responsibility to verify Your Personal Information and amend it as necessary. You may amend Your Personal Information by contacting us directly or using the form available here.

Video Recording

Security cameras are in place at Commons Church to record all activity in the facility. Records are automatically deleted on a 10 day rolling window. Videography and photography for ministry purposes are also conducted during public events.

Changes to This Privacy Statement

Any changes to this privacy statement will be promptly communicated on this page. Policy changes will not alter how Commons handles previously submitted personal information. 

Privacy Questions or Concerns

If you have questions or concerns about this privacy statement, please contact

[updated: Sep 01, 2014]