Who we are
We are Faith Community of Hope Church of The Nazarene. Our leader is Pastor Scott Howell. Scott and his wife Dajunna minister to the community in Church and in home visiting where appropriate.
This fund raising website address is: https://faithcommunityofhope.org and is dedicated to raising funding for our Church buildings, materials, activities and programs, including staff salaries. Our members’ site is https://faithcommunityofhope.com
Both sites are set up and managed by Charles Paxton, a registered data controller with ICO. If something’s not working properly with the site, please alert him via his own website thewebcat.biz
In addition to your other statutory rights and freedoms granted under State and Federal law and the Constitution you have the following rights:
- You have the right to ask us to disclose any personal data we may hold about you, if any. You will need to provide positive proof of your identity.
- You have the right to object to the use of any of your data that we may hold,
- you have the right to limit the extent of your data use by us
- you have the right to have your data erased upon request
- you have the right to move your data somewhere else.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We have never sold personal information to third parties nor will we do so. In addition to the itemized data below, we collect text and still and video images for public display to convey an accurate representation of our Church, members and activities to potential and actual funding organizations. We may also display text and logo images (if appropriate) of our funders in grateful recognition of their service to our community.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. We hate spam and we don’t participate in spamming.
If you upload images to the website and you want to conceal location data, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from such images on the website. We are showing the location of our Church because we want people to find their way to us.
We reserve the right to contact people who contact our Church via the form on our website. Our whole domain is protected by Secure Socket Layer and thus communications with our site via the form are encrypted at point of sending and decrypted at point of arrival.
Any comments submitted to the blog will be moderated and must meet our content standards, we are under no obligation to publish messages but may do so at our discretion.
Articles and comments on this site must meet our content standards in that they must:
A) conform to acceptable writing standards, i.e. be comfortably readable to a competent English language reader, conform to the laws of The United States of America, and not infringe others’ rights in any way, also not infringe copyrights, i.e. they must be submitted by the original author of the work with express permission to publish on this site. The original authors are understood to retain all copyrights and as such have a right under the new privacy laws to have their data deleted or moved.
B) suit the theme and function of this site
C) be no more than 1,000 words in length.
D) not breach our terms and conditions of use.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may occasionally include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. For this reason we will a) limit embedded media to that from sites that we deem respectable and b) identify the source of any embedded content so that you may decide whether you deem it respectable.
Our server makes visitor data available to us if we wish to analyze user statistics to evaluate the popularity of our pages and the facilities of our website. This information includes users’ IP addresses, browser types and regional geo-location but is depersonalized to the extent that we can’t identify you as a user. We will share this and any other information deemed necessary with law enforcement and /or legal counsel in the unlikely event of a criminal investigation and/or in our defense.
Who we share your data with
We will share this user information and any other information deemed necessary with law enforcement and /or legal counsel in the unlikely event of a criminal investigation or in our defense.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any amount of personal data we hold about you, this includes removing text about you or images of you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for legal, or security purposes.
Where we may send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Any visitor comments submitted for publishing may be published at our discretion and thus be visible via the Internet all over the free world. Any such opinions are solely the opinions of the commentators themselves and not necessarily those of this Church.
Our contact information
Faith Community of Hope Church of The Nazarene,
908 Washington Street
West Monroe, Louisiana, USA
Call 1 318 652 1285
Be advised that we operate a spam filter from our server that will send a reply message alerting you if your own message to the Pastor was filtered and destroyed. You can also reach us by telephone and via Facebook.
How we protect your data
Any data that you upload to this site passes through an encryption and decryption process, a secure socket layer. We will never ask you to upload or email us your bank details or credit card information.
Our computer equipment is password protected and guarded by security software.
The Church secures sensitive documents under lock and key.
What data breach procedures we have in place
In the event of discovery of a physical or virtual security breach we will alert ICO and endeavour to alert everyone whose personal data may have been revealed to third parties as soon as possible and within 72 hours.
What third parties we receive data from
At the moment we are not aware of any receipt of information from third parties that would influence your privacy.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Other than spam control measures we do not process user data automatically. Be advised that we operate a spam filter from our mail server that will send a reply message alerting you if your own message to the Pastor was filtered and destroyed.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
As mentioned earlier on this page we are required by law to share user data in cooperation with legal authorities in instances of criminal investigation.
We are also legally required to disclose a breach of data security to any people affected and also to the data protection agency, Information Control Office. This doesn’t limit your statutory rights in any way.