FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF BOSTON

PRIVACY POLICY, RETURN POLICY & TERMS OF USE

MARCH, 2019

The Church provides the website as a service to the First Baptist Church of Boston congregation and the general public.  The Privacy Policy, Return Policy, and terms of Use set forth below govern your use of the website.  By using the website, you are agreeing to the Privacy Policy, Return Policy, & Terms of Use, so please read them carefully.

DEFINED TERMS

To make it easier for you to understand and read the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service: 

1.  When we are referring to the First Baptist Church of Boston, and any related organizations together, we call them the "Church";

2.  When we are referring to the website found at the address www.firstbaptistboston.org and all the other websites of the Church together, we use the term "website".

PRIVACY POLICY

LOG FILES

The website logs your IP address, browser type, hits on pages, and other general traffic information.  This information is not linked to personally identifiable information and you remain anonymous.  

COOKIES

A "cookie" is a file sent from a web server to your web browser and placed on your computer.  When you initially visit the website, we create a cookie for your computer and then use it to track your clicks as you go through the site.  There is no personal information stored within the cookie itself and we do not use cookies to retrieve personal information about you or from your computer.  While your activity may be tracked while oyu are at a website, we do not use cookies to track your activity before or after you leace the site.  We use cookies to keep your style preferences for the layout of the Website.

RETURN POLICY

Donations and gifts which are made to the Church are done so with the understanding that those donations and gifts are non-returnable.

TERMS OF USE

TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS; ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The Church reserves all its rights under and does not grant any express or implied rights to you or any user of the Websites under any trademark, copyright, trade secret, or other intellectual property law.  We make a limited exception regarding the use of downloaded messgaes, as discussed below.

The Website and all text, graphics, pictures, video and audio messages, video materials,  downloadable materials, and all other materials and content on the website are copyrighted by and are the property of the Church.  You may not use them in any manner without the express written consent of the Church.  The name of hte Church and the names of many of its ministries and resources are registered trademarks or are otherwise trademarks of and the property of the 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 the website is only for personal use and can only be used on the computer or other device onto which it was downloaded.  It cannot be duplicated or distributed in any way without our express written permission.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

All materials and other content of the website or accesible from the website are provided on an "as is" basis.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By using the website, you agree that the Church and the Church's directors, officers, managers, employees, agents, and members shall not be liable to you for any damage of any kind arising from or related to the use of the website or any website for which a link is provided on the website.

APPLICABLE LAW

Us eof a website and any claim or dispute arising from or related to such use is governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 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 Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy, Return Policy or Terms of Use, you can sent an email to the Church offices at office@firstbaptist.org, call us at 617-267-3148, or write us at the First Baptist Church of Boston, 110 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, 02116.