Like most websites, this website logs your IP address, browser type, hits on particular pages and other general traffic information. This information is not linked to personally identifiable information and you remain anonymous.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
We maintain reasonable and appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of such information in our possession. Macedon Center United Methodist Church does not sell, trade or rent personally identifiable information to third parties. We reserve the right to monitor traffic patterns and web site usage.
Posting of Personal Information
Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online – for example, in a prayer concern, a form on our website, or through email – that information can be collected and used by others. By disclosing personal information online on any website, you may make that information available to others who will use it to send you unsolicited messages or for other purposes you may not desire or intend.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
We love children and understand that it is very important to maintain their privacy. Therefore, our policy is that we will not knowingly collect, use or distribute to third parties any personally identifiable information from any child under 13 years old without verifiable parental consent and not knowingly allow any child under 13 years old to publicly post or distribute personally identifiable information without verifiable parental consent. The COPPA act describes personal information as: (A) a first and last name; (B) a home or other physical address including street name and name of a city or town; (C) an e-mail address; (D) a telephone number; (E) a Social Security number; (F) any other identifier that the Federal Trade Commission determines permits the physical or online contacting of a specific individual; or (G) information concerning the child or the parents of that child that the website collects online from the child and combines with an identifier described in this paragraph. For more information, please see http://www.coppa.org.
This Policy does not restrict us by law of using images or video of your child as long as they are not identified in the media. If we would like to identify your child in a photo gallery, we will get consent from you before doing so.
If you do not want your child’s image or name used, please let us know and we will make sure not to include that information on our website.
Trademarks and Copyrights; All Rights Reserved
Macedon Center United Methodist Church reserves all of its rights under and does not grant any express or implied rights to you or any other user of the website under any trademark, copyright, trade secret or other intellectual property law, except as provided below with regard to the use of downloaded messages. All web site design, text, graphics, layout and content contained in this web site are copyright © Macedon Center United Methodist Church and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All rights reserved. Many requested uses are permitted by this policy, but if your intended use of the contents of this and affiliated web sites are NOT expressly permitted herein, you may not: reproduce, upload, post, transmit, download or distribute any content, “mirror” or include this information on your own server or in your own documents; or modify or reuse the text or graphics on any of these web sites without the written permission of Macedon Center United Methodist Church.
You may print copies of the material for incidental church and personal use; or store the files on a computer for church or personal use. No content may be sold or used for any commercial purpose. Any printed copy must include copyright information.
You may link to content on Macedon Center United Methodist Church Website, provided you follow our linking policy found below under “Linking Policy.” Any other use of Macedon Center United Methodist Church materials from this web site–including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution, transmission, display or republication–without the prior written permission of Macedon Center United Methodist Church is strictly prohibited.
Prayer Concerns, Electronic Messages, Message Boards and other Posted Announcements or Concerns
Photography and Videography
Throughout our various activities and organizations within Macedon Center United Methodist Church, we will photograph or video the event including but not limited to Sunday School, Worship Services, and other church sponsored events. Upon entering our facilities of Macedon Center United Methodist Church, you authorize the right to use your image and voice on our website. Children under the age of 13 will not be identified unless a valid consent form is on file at Macedon Center United Methodist Church. As a member of our congregation, you will not be identified in the video unless you are speaking to the entire room through our public address system. No closeup shots will be used from those within the congregation to allow you privacy in your worship experience. If you wish to not have your image or voice used in our videotaping of services, please notify the webmaster, otherwise attendance implies consent.
Online Member Directory
In order for our congregation to know their fellow Brothers and Sisters in Christ, we have placed our directory online. This is the same directory that is in print. In this directory we will publish your Name, Address, City, State, Zip, Home Phone, Cell Phone, Email, Birthday and Family Portrait for you, your spouse and children living within your household. We will only publish your Cell Phone, and Email if you provide it to Macedon Center United Methodist Church. This is the same information that can be widely found by doing a search on popular search engines. You must be a member of our congregation to access this information. If you do not wish to be included in our directory, please contact the webmaster.
Prayer Concerns and Electronic Messages
Graphics and logos may not be used in connection with any product or service that in any manner misrepresents, disparages, or discredits Macedon Center United Methodist Church.
Use of Downloaded Messages
We are glad to make our sermons and other messages available for download free of charge. However, your right to use downloaded messages is limited. A message downloaded from our website is only for personal use, and can only be used on the computer or other device onto which it was downloaded and cannot be duplicated or distributed in any way without our express written permission. Individuals have our permission to make copies of downloaded messages for their own use or to share with a friend, provided that (1) the message (including any metadata) is duplicated in its entirety without any alteration and (2) if a CD copy is made, the following credit is written on the outside of the CD: “(c) [year of message] [name of speaker] and Macedon Center United Methodist Church. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” For example, if an individual makes a CD copy of a downloaded message by Pastor Laura Calos that she spoke in 2013, then “(c) 2013 Laura Calos and Macedon Center United Methodist Church. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” should be written on the outside of the CD.
Disclaimer of Warranties
All materials and other content of this website or accessible from this website are provided on an “as is” basis and Macedon Center United Methodist Church expressly disclaims any express or implied warranties or conditions of any kind, including without limitation any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or use, title or non-infringement. Macedon Center United Methodist Church makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of “MCUMC Online” or the information, content or materials included on “MCUMC Online.”
Limitation of Liability
By using this website you agree that Macedon Center United Methodist Church will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of “MCUMC Online,” including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages.
Use of this website and any claim or dispute arising from or related to use of this website is governed by the laws of the State of New York, USA, without regard to any rule or principle regarding conflicts of laws. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any such claim or dispute shall be in the state and federal courts for Wayne County County, New York.
This web site may be linked to or from other web sites that are not operated by Macedon Center United Methodist Church, or any affiliates. Macedon Center United Methodist Church is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these third party web sites. This web site may also be linked to web sites operated by organizations affiliated with Macedon Center United Methodist Church. Visitors to those web sites should refer to their separate privacy policies and practices.
Macedon Center United Methodist Church
1160 Macedon Center Rd
Macedon Center, NY 14502