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Use of personal information

All personal information supplied will remain within our organization and will not be shared with any external entity unless prior permission is given. Your personal information will not be sold, distributed, or published in any manner whatsoever.

Online donations

When you make an online donation, we ask for personal information including your name, email and mailing addresses,  telephone number, and credit card number/type/expiration date. We use this information only for matters related to your online donation. We will maintain your credit card information only for a period reasonably necessary to ensure payment has been received.


We use Mailchimp to host and manage our e-newsletter service. When you subscribe to one of our e-newsletters, we ask for your name and a valid email address. This is the minimum amount of information we need to fulfil your subscription request.

All e-newsletters have an option that allows you to cancel or modify your subscription preferences at any time. "Unsubscribe" requests are fulfilled promptly, and no further communications will be sent to you.

We WILL NOT make any personal information about our subscribers available to any third party except as required by law. Mailchimp's privacy policy outlines what specific information is gathered on their site and how that information is used.

Online event registration

Highlands’ website offers links to many different online tools to facilitate event registrations. These include, but are not limited to, Google Forms and PayPal.

When you register online for an event, we ask for a variety of personal information. We use this information for matters related to your registration and participation in the event and to follow up about the event. Your credit card information will be maintained only for a period reasonably necessary to ensure payment has been received.

While we try our best to select trustworthy and reputable third-party tools, these services are not controlled or maintained by Highlands United Church, and we cannot guarantee the privacy or security of any information you provide to these services. We recommend you review the privacy policy for each service before disclosing personal or sensitive information.