Website Privacy Policy Statement

We at West Side Baptist Church (hereafter, the Church), we are committed to providing a positive and uplifting online experience for our community, members, guests and visitors, and those seeking spiritual guidance.

Our website serves as an extension of our physical congregation, promoting the values and principles that define our Christian faith. To ensure a harmonious online environment, we have established the following policy guidelines:

PURPOSE AND MISSION: The primary purpose of our website is to share information about our church, foster a sense of community, and provide resources for spiritual growth and worship. We strive to uphold our mission to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ message of love, compassion, and faith through our online presence.

CONTENT GUIDELINES: All content on the website will align with the teachings and values of the Church. We will prioritize content that promotes understanding, tolerance, and inclusivity, avoiding any material that may be divisive or offensive. Report offensive materials to the Minister or Church Office at (785) 233-4241.

PRIVACY AND SECURITY: We are committed to protecting the privacy of our members, guests and visitors, and website users. Any personal information collected will be handled in accordance with our privacy policy. The Church does not share private information with persons, agencies, or groups outside the congregation without written permission, or when required by the law. Users are encouraged to be cautious about sharing personal information online and should be aware of our data protection practices.

COMMUNITY INTERACTION: Our website may include interactive features such as forums, comments, forms, or social media links to encourage positive engagement within our community. Users are expected to communicate respectfully, avoiding any language or behavior that goes against the principles of the Church.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: All content, including text, images, and multimedia, on the website is the property of the Church unless otherwise specified. Copyright materials may be used for Educational Purposes only. Users are required to respect copyright and intellectual property rights when interacting with or sharing content from our website.

EXTERNAL LINKS: Links to external websites are provided for informational purposes. However, the Church is not responsible for the content, accuracy, or policies of external sites. We encourage users to review the privacy and content policies of any linked websites.

UPDATES AND REVISIONS: This policy may be updated periodically to reflect changes in technology, regulations, or the needs of our community. Users are encouraged to review this policy regularly to stay informed about any modifications.

VOLUNTARY USE AGREEMENT: By accessing and using the Church website, users voluntarily agree to abide by these policy guidelines. We reserve the right to take appropriate action, including the removal of content or the restriction of access, for any violations of this policy.

If you have any questions or concerns about this policy, please contact our system administrator at (785) 233-4241. Thank you for being a part of our online community.

West Side Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas
January 1, 2024