Website Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting First Presbyterian Church of Littleton’s website.  Our privacy policy outlines the type of information we learn when you visit our site and how such information will be used.

Purpose:  First Presbyterian Church of Littleton (“FPCL”), recognizes that an individual’s privacy is very important to them and that they have a right to control their personal information.  FPCL acknowledges that when an individual provides personal information about themselves to another party it is an act of trust.  In response, FPCL takes the process of upholding an individual’s privacy very seriously. Unless an individual gives FPCL explicit consent to act otherwise, the following policy will govern how FPCL handles an individual’s personal information and safeguards their privacy.

Scope:  The principles contained in this privacy document apply to all personal information collected or submitted to FPCL.  By using this website, you consent to our use of your personal data as described in this privacy policy.

  1. What information of yours does FPCL collect?

FPCL collects two different types of information. One type is voluntary information, which you provide, such as your email address or telephone number when contacting us through the website. The other type of information FPCL collects is user information provided by your computer each time you visit this site, such as IP address, browser.  The information that FPCL collects helps us to provide information and service to you. We may combine information from other sources with the information that we collect.

  1. What does FPCL do with the information that is collected?

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

We use the information you provide for the purposes for which it was originally collected, for example, to respond to your email or to provide the programs or services you requested. We may also use this information to help us improve the content and functionality of our website, to better understand the needs and interests of the people that use our website, and to improve our programs and services. This information may be used to contact you in the future to tell you about FPCL programs and services.

  1. What are “cookies” and how does FPCL use them?

Cookies are information that a web site transfers to an individual’s PC for record-keeping purposes (e.g., if you read a particular newspaper online, a cookie on your PC allows you to go directly to that paper’s website instead of having to give your user name and password each time).  Cookies can save your preferences when you are at a site. The use of cookies is an industry standard and most major web sites use them.  FPCL may use cookies to help us see which areas of our web site are more popular, which are not, how they are being used so that we can improve and update our web site to more accurately meet the needs of our users.

Most web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to either refuse all cookies or to notify you when you are receiving a cookie and allow you to decide whether or not to accept it.  We do not use cookies to obtain any personal information about you before or after you leave the FPCL sites.

  1. Use of Google Analytics:

We use a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent 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 theGoogle Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browse

  1. How does FPCL protect the privacy of children and youth?

FPCL encourages parents and guardians to spend time with their children and youth online.  We do not knowingly collect personal data from children and youth under the age of thirteen.  If you are under thirteen, please do not give us any personal data.  If you have reason to believe that a child or youth has provided personal data on this web site, please contact us and we will endeavor to delete that information.  If you are a child or youth under the age of thirteen and using this website, please do not give any information about yourself, such as your name, address, birth date, telephone number, school, or email address.

Photographs of children and youth engaged in church-related activities may be posted on the website.  No identifying information, to include but not limited to a child or youth’s name, age, address, telephone number, school, or email address, will be included with any photograph posted on the website.  A parent or guardian may request that a particular photo, or photos, be removed from our website at any time.  Such requests should be sent to

  1. How does linking to other sites affect my privacy protections?

As a courtesy, FPCL may provide links to other sites that are neither owned nor controlled by FPCL. Some of these sites may use the FPCL logo.  These third party sites, however, are NOT subject to or bound by the FPCL Privacy Policy.  Such third party sites may or may not have their own privacy policies and may or may not collect personal information from you or place cookies on your browser. FPCL is not responsible for the privacy policies or any information collection practices of these sites or any damages resulting there from.

  1. FPCL reserves the right to change, amend or restate this policy.
  1. Questions or Concerns?

If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact our Webmaster