Westside Privacy Policy

How Westside Bible Fellowship (“we”) uses your information  Your privacy is very important to us. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of your information. We also provide you with the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing list, if you desire to do so.

It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data.

Data Controller  Westside Bible Fellowship is the data controller and responsible for your personal data.

Why are we collecting your data?  We collect personal data to communicate with you, provide appropriate information and services, fulfil our purposes as a Christian church, and comply with the law. In legal terms this is called “legitimate interests.” When it is required, we may also ask you for your consent to process your data. We do not share your information with others except as described in this notice.

Information Collection and Use  We do not require that website visitors reveal any personally identifying information in order to access our website. Personally identifying information may be required to participate in certain features offered through our website. This information may include mailing address, telephone number, or email address. However, participants provide this information on a voluntary basis only.

Storing your data  We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected it, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements. We hold your data for varying lengths of time depending on the type of information in question, but in doing so we always comply with Data Protection legislation.

Security of your data  We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees or volunteers who need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and the Federal Trade Commission when we are legally required to do so.

Cookies  From time to time, we may send a "cookie" to your computer. A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Many websites place cookies on your hard drive. A cookie can't read data off your hard drive or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies do not damage your system. We use cookies to recognize you when you return to our site or to identify which areas of our website you have visited. We may use this information to better personalize the content you see on our site.

You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of your browser. Your browser can refuse all cookies or show you when they are being sent. If you choose not to accept these cookies, your experience at our site and other sites may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.

Links to Outside Sites  This website may link to websites maintained by other organizations or individuals. Once you access a link to another website, please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

With whom do we share your information?  We will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to other churches or ministries. Use of this information will be limited to the internal purposes of Westside Bible Fellowship and only to further the ministry, activities, and purposes of Westside Bible Fellowship.

Requesting access to your personal data  Under Data Protection legislation, you have the right to request access to information about you that we hold. To make a request for your personal information contact

You also have the right to:

  • object to processing of personal data that is likely to cause, or is causing, damage or distress,
  • prevent processing for the purpose of direct marketing,
  • object to decisions being made by automated means in certain circumstances, have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed, and claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the Data Protection regulations.

 For further information on how your information is used, how we maintain the security of your information, and your rights to access information we hold on you, contact

 Removing your name from our communications  It is not our desire to send unwanted communications. If you wish to be removed from our communications list, please contact us at We will promptly remove you from our communications.

 Contact  If you would like to discuss anything in this privacy policy, please contact If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, please raise your concern with us. We are listening.