Statement of Privacy
West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Statement of Privacy
It is the policy of the West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Web site,
www.whuuf.net (WHUUF) to handle congregational information with great care
and respect. Information www.whuuf.net collects includes, but is not limited to,
anonymous demographic information about your computer hardware and software.
This information may include: your IP address, browser type, domain names,
access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by
WHUUF for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to
provide general statistics regarding use of the WHUUF Web site.
NOTE: WHUUF encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites
you choose to link to from WHUUF so that you can understand how those Web
sites collect, use and share your information. WHUUF is not responsible for the
privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the WHUUF web site.
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
WHUUF collects and uses your personal information to operate the WHUUF Web
site. WHUUF may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you
of other events or services available from WHUUF in the form of a weekly
enewsletter or other electronic or written correspondence which you have chosen
to receive. WHUUF does not sell, rent or lease its member lists to third parties.
WHUUF has identified specific groups of people that might be listed or referred to
including: staff, board members, committee chairs, adult members and youth. To
protect the privacy of these members we have instituted the following procedures:
1. The CONTACT US page: we have installed a drop down window that allows
web visitors to select, by title or function, the person they wish to contact. Neither
names nor email addresses of recipients are displayed at any time. The titles and
functions include in the drop down menu include:
2. Committee heads and adult members will be listed by name on pages only
visible to members who have logged on. For those requiring an email contact, their
names will be used to link to their email address. Personal email addresses of staff
or members will never be displayed on the website in an effort to eliminate spam
on either the public pages or the more secure members-only section.
3. Youth and Children will not be identified in content or photo captions. Photos
will be shown only with written permission of their parents or guardians.
4. Directory: WHUUF makes a printed directory available to all members and
friends once a year. Copies may be requested through the WHUUF office. A
directory will not be published online.
5. Photos of WHUUF member events will be posted on the appropriate pages.
policy is to post photos of people in public spaces at public events. If you
see a photo of yourself or your family that you do no wish to be made available to
the web site please notify the webmaster to have it removed.
The WHUUF Web site uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online
experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page
server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your
computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web
server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenient feature to save
you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned
to a specific page. For example, if you personalize WHUUF's pages, or register
with the WHUUF site or services, a cookie helps WHUUF recall your specific
information on subsequent visits. When you return to the WHUUF Web site, the
information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the
WHUUF features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers
automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to
decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully
experience the interactive features of the WHUUF services or Web sites you visit.
website and not to information collected offline.
This policy was last modified on May 4, 2011.
WHUUF welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you
believe that WHUUF has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the Web
Master. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and
remedy the problem.
8470 SW Oleson Road
Portland, Oregon 97223-6977
The WHUUF web coordinators periodically review this Statement for accuracy.
Last updated 5/4/2011