Privacy Statement

Welcome to BellamyUMC.org, the official online ministry of Bellamy United Methodist Church. BellamyUMC.org is designed to provide information to anyone interested or involved in supporting the mission and ministry of Bellamy United Methodist Church, for the sole purpose of supporting the mission and ministry of Bellamy United Methodist Church. When using BellamyUMC.org, you agree to the terms and conditions listed on this page (the "Terms of Service Agreement"), which may be updated by us from time to time.

Personal Information and Interactive Features

Certain features of BellamyUMC.org may require you to register personal information and obtain a user name and password from BellamyUMC.org You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account number and/or password. You are responsible for all uses of your account, whether or not actually or expressly authorized by you.

Bellamy United Methodist Church grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to create an account for and use BellamyUMC.org. BellamyUMC.org and any associated documentation are and shall remain the sole and exclusive property of Bellamy United Methodist Church.

All interactive communications (email, chat, discussion boards, etc.), even though intended for a private audience, are subject to public access.

Information and opinions expressed in bulletin boards or other interactive communications are not necessarily those of Bellamy United Methodist Church. Users alone are responsible for the contents of the messages they communicate when using our services as well as the consequences of any such messages.

However, you agree not to use BellamyUMC.org to:

      1. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic or sexually explicit, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable to Bellamy United Methodist Church.
      2. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available content  that violates laws or regulations designed to protect minors.
      3. impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, the BellamyUMC.org webmaster, forum leader, guide or host, of falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person on entity;
      4. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through BellamyUMC.org;
      5. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
      6. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary right ("Rights") of any party;
      7. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation.
      8. intentionally upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available nay material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware on telecommunications equipment;
      9. disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to scroll faster than other users of BellamyUMC.org are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to engage in real time exchanges;
      10. interfere with or disrupt BellamyUMC.org or servers or networks connected to BellamyUMC.org, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to BellamyUMC.org;
      11. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law
      12. stalk or otherwise harass another, or
      13. collect or store personal data about other users.

BellamyUMC.com does not condone copyright infringement and will not tolerate such infringement by its users. Accordingly, Bellamy United Methodist Church may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may be infringing the intellectual property rights of others.

Bellamy United Methodist Church assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.

Privacy

Bellamy United Methodist Church respects your privacy, believes personal information should remain private, and will not disclose or sell personal information to any outside organization for any purpose.

United Methodist Communications will not trade, sell or share your personal information without your consent, unless required by law or as disclosed to you when the information is collected.

How Do We Use Your Information?
We use your information in a number of ways, including the following:

  • To improve the content on our web site. For example, we may use cookies to find out which parts of our site are visited most often.
  • To enhance your online website experience. For example, we may use it to recognize you and welcome you to the site.