Terms of Use

Bright Hope takes the process of upholding an individual's privacy very seriously. Unless an individual gives Bright Hope explicit consent to act otherwise, the following policy will govern how Bright Hope handles an individual's personal information as submitted through this website and safeguards their privacy.


What information does Bright Hope collect?

Bright Hope collects two different types of information. One type is voluntary information, which you provide, such as registration information for events, or prayer requests. The other type of information Bright Hope collects is user information provided by your computer each time you visit this site, such as your IP address and browser. This information is used to help us understand how people are using the website and how best to structure the site to maximize your experience.

What does Bright Hope do with the information that is collected?

Any information that you provide to Bright Hope or that is obtained through this site may be used for church purposes. We will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to commercial entities. Bright Hope will not disclose your name, address, e-mail address or phone number without your express consent, unless disclosure is necessary to comply with laws or relevant legal proceedings.

Bright Hope may offer services to you such as social media or similar discussion forums. Please be aware that any information you divulge in these arenas is deemed public information and is not protected.

What are "cookies" and how does Bright Hope use them?

Cookies are information that a website transfers to an individual's PC for record-keeping purposes. The use of cookies is an industry standard and most major web sites use them. Bright Hope may use cookies to help us see which areas of our web site are more popular, which are not, how they are being used so that we can improve and update our web site to more accurately meet the needs of our users.

Most browsers (Microsoft Explorer, Netscape) are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to either refuse all cookies or to notify you when you are receiving a cookie and allow you to decide whether or not to accept it. We do not use cookies to obtain any personal information about you before or after you leave Bright Hope website.

How does linking to other sites affect my privacy protections?

As a courtesy, Bright Hope may provide links to other sites that are neither owned nor controlled by Bright Hope. Some of these sites may use the Bright Hope logo. These third party sites, however, are NOT subject to or bound by Bright Hope Privacy Policy. Such third party sites may or may not have their own privacy policies and may or may not collect personal information from you or place cookies on your browser. Bright Hope is not responsible for the privacy policies or any information collection practices of these sites or any damages resulting therefrom.

Changes and amendments.

Bright Hope reserves the right to change, amend, or restate this policy.

Terms of use.

Your affirmative consent to Bright Hope's collection and use of personally identifiable information. By using Bright Hope's website, you are giving us your express consent to use all the information that we collect about you in the manner described in this policy. This includes the release of such information to third parties as described above.

Questions or Concerns?

If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us at info@brighthope.org