Wellspring Lutheran Services Privacy Policy

Wellspring Lutheran Services is committed to protecting your privacy. The following information explains our policy regarding any personal information you may supply to us when visiting wellspringlutheran.com.
By using this site, you consent to be governed by this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time. Please review this Privacy Policy from time to time to ensure your familiarity with its terms, as your continued use of wellspringlutheran.com following changes to these terms means you accept those changes.

You can visit the website without disclosing any information about yourself. Wellspring collects personally identifying information only when you register for personalized information at our site. Wellspring and its affiliates or successors will not sell, rent or share information with any other organization. Wellspring reserves the right to disclose your information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate its systems properly, or to protect itself or others. We may share the information with a Wellspring affiliate that we feel can help you meet your needs. If at any time you do not wish to receive additional information from us, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to opt out of receiving future communications.

1. IP Addresses

Wellspring collects IP addresses for system administration and internal tracking. When you visit our site, our servers log the IP addresses only. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable.

2. Cookies

Wellspring may place a cookie on your computer. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. The information stored will make your usage easier and faster because it allows you to use the site without having to re-enter information on each visit. We do not use cookies to identify specific individuals, nor do we share personalized information gathered from your cookies with any third parties. We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

3. Google Analytics

Wellspringlutheran.com utilizes Google Analytics, a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it. Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this page: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

4. Third-party vendors

WellspringLutheran.com may use cookies in partnership with select third-party vendors, such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Instagram in the delivery of Wellspring Lutheran Services display advertisements to our website visitors on various sites across the Internet. These campaigns do not collect any personally identifiable information. You can find information about how you can opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies at the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/#completed.

5. Links to other Web Sites

To give you a better service our site can connect you with a number of links to other local and international organizations and agencies. When connecting to such other websites you will no longer be subject to this policy but to the privacy policy of the new site.

6. Transaction Security Policy

This site uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to ensure secure transmission of your personal data. You should be able to see the padlock symbol in the status bar on the bottom right hand corner of the browser window. The url address will also start with https:// — which depicts a secure webpage. SSL applies encryption between two points such as your PC and the connecting server. Any data transmitted during the session will be encrypted or scrambled and then decrypted or unscrambled at the receiving end. This will ascertain that data cannot be read during transmission.

7. Changes to this Privacy Policy

If there are any changes to this privacy policy, we will replace this page with an updated version.

8. Feedback

Any comments or suggestions that you may have and which may contribute to a better quality of service will be welcome and greatly appreciated.