Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for BrisbanePrays.com

This privacy policy sets out how BrisbanePrays.com uses and protects any information that you give BrisbanePrays when you use this website.

BrisbanePrays.com is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

BrisbanePrays.com may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Note that similar or the same volunteers are behind the “National Day of Prayer & Fasting” for Brisbane and Queensland and “The Canberra Declaration” (who instigated the National Day of Prayer & Fasting). For more information please see the “About Us” page.

This policy is effective from: April 2015

Who will see my Information

  • Team members of the “Brisbane Prays” and volunteers associated with running, organizing events, and administration (eg emailing newsletters, notifications etc). For more specifics please refer the the “About Us” page on this website.
  • Team members of the “Brisbane Prays” who are responsible for updating and optimizing this website. Occasionally this will include gaining technical assistance (paid and unpaid) locally and from abroad, including software suppliers and website support services.
  • ”Google Analytics” (support software for this website) information can be collected on visitor usage of this website, so that we can optimize this website and find out how may people are utilizing this website. Google may collect some geographically based information regarding the source of traffic to the website.

Respecting Yours and Others Information

Please be aware that if you comment on a blog on leave any personal information on this website, that the whole world that is connect to the internet will be able to access this data. Therefore we recommend avoiding placing personally identifiable information on this website in comment boxes, especially contact details or personal information that could be misused or create spam in your email inbox. The use of pseudonyms and nicknames is therefore acceptable.

Please do not breach the privacy of your friends, family, and contacts on this website out of respect for them.

What we collect

We may collect the following information should you choose to sign up to receive email notification of Brisbane Prays events, related events and information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • church

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to keep our database upto date so that we can contact you to notify and remind you of events that may be of interest to you. It will also help us understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our services to you
  • We may periodically send emails about new events, reminders or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you in person by email, phone, fax or mail to answer your queries directly or ask for assistance with future events.
  • We may use the information to customize this website according to your interests.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

What is a Cookie?

Cookies may be used on the standard software and plug ins that runs this website. BrisbanePrays.com has not created any of its own specialized cookies.

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. Cookies may be used on the software that runs this website.

You can find more information about cookies at:

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, targeting advertising and generally improving the user experience.

The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide.

Category 1: strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Category 2: performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. Eg Google Analytics

By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.

Category 3: functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.

Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies

We hope to keep this website relatively free of advertising, to maximize your enjoyment, but if some should exist in the future the following is relevant

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organizations.

A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • You can use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any emails sent to you to unsubscribe.
  • If you have any questions you can use the “contact us” page to send us an email.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us using the “Contact Us” page. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.