Privacy Policy

Broadway United Methodist Church (“we,” “us,” “our”) is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website, engage with our services, or participate in our SMS campaigns. Please read this policy carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

Who we are

Our website address is: We also utilize and Our company name is Broadway United Methodist Church located at 1323 Melrose Street, Bowling Green, KY 42104. 


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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here:


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

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 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email. If you utilize online giving, your information is shared with Push Pay, see their privacy policy at

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 personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Broadway United Methodist Church Privacy Policy

Information We Collect

1. Personal Identification Information:

   – Name

   – Email address

   – Phone number

   – Mailing address


2. Non-Personal Identification Information:

   – Browser type

   – Internet service provider (ISP)

   – Referring/exit pages

   – Operating system

   – Date/time stamp

   – Clickstream data


3. SMS Campaign Information:

   – Mobile phone number

   – Interaction data (e.g., SMS responses, click-throughs)


How We Use Your Information

1. To Provide and Improve Our Services:

   – To process donations

   – To send newsletters, updates, and event information

   – To respond to your inquiries and requests


2. For SMS Campaigns:

   – To send messages related to church services, events, and community updates

   – To provide inspirational messages and spiritual support


3. Administrative Communications:

   – To send administrative information such as changes to our terms, conditions, and policies


4. Non-Personal Identification Information:

   – To analyze trends and improve our website and services

   – To administer our site and gather demographic information


How We Protect Your Information

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal data is stored in a secure environment and is accessible only by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.


Sharing Your Information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our ministry partners, trusted affiliates, and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.


Third-Party Services

We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our church and administer activities on our website. No mobile information will be shared with third parties/affiliates for marketing/promotional purposes. All other categories exclude text messaging originator opt-in data and consent; this information will not be shared with any third parties.

Contact information

For privacy-specific concerns, contact