Privacy Policy

Updated July 6, 2020

THE STAND (and all related affiliates), values and protects your privacy. THE STAND thanks you for your trust and wants you to know that the information you share with THE STAND will be treated with care.

The objective of THE STAND’s Privacy Statement is to disclose and explain what information THE STAND collects, uses, and shares and to explain the privacy choices that you can make. THE STAND encourages you to read its Privacy Statement as well as those of all websites that you visit.

This Privacy Statement applies to any information collected by THE STAND and all related affiliates or its “Vendors” via: (1) the websites owned or operated by THE STAND. (“THE STAND Websites” or “Websites”), (2) e-mail or any electronic newsletters in which you enroll, (3) offline means such as telephone, traditional mail, or in person, or (4) any other online or offline means in connection with THE STAND generally or with any of THE STAND events, products and services. THE STAND may provide links to third-party websites. Since THE STAND does not control third-party sites and is not responsible for any information you may provide while on such sites, THE STAND encourages you to read the privacy policies on those sites before providing any of your personal information on such sites.

Commitment to Children’s and Youth Privacy

THE STAND does not offer services to children under the age of 13, and THE STAND Websites are not directed to children under the age of 13. THE STAND does not knowingly collect information about children under the age of 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access THE STAND Websites at any time or in any manner. If THE STAND learns that content or Personal Information of persons under 13 years of age has been submitted and collected on THE STAND Websites, then THE STAND will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.


  • The Information THE STAND Collects
  • How THE STAND Uses and Shares the Information Collected
  • Using Your E-mail Address
  • Advertisements That Link to THE STAND Websites

The Information THE STAND Collects

When you visit THE STAND Websites, THE STAND or its Vendors collect information, including Personal Information that you provide, in order to provide you with the services you requested.

THE STAND uses “Cookie” technology to collect Website statistical information and to improve your customer experience with THE STAND Websites. Cookies set by THE STAND do not capture any Personal Information when your web browser is idle or when you are away from THE STAND site.

THE STAND or its Vendors may automatically collect some statistical data as you browse THE STAND Websites. For example, THE STAND automatically collects your “IP Address” used to connect your computer to the Internet, browser type and version, operating system and platform, average time spent on our Websites, pages viewed, information searched for, access times, “Clickstream Data,” and other relevant information about your online experience.

THE STAND or its Vendors also collect information, including Personal Information, that you provide via telephone, traditional mail, e-mail, in person, or otherwise.

At some THE STAND Websites and through certain promotional sites, you may submit information, including Personal Information, about other people. For example, if you register for an event and provide THE STAND with a roster of participants, THE STAND might collect the participants’ names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and contact information.

How THE STAND Uses and Shares the Information Collected

THE STAND uses the information collected about you and others, including Personal Information, to respond to your requests, and notify you of updates and services offered. THE STAND may also use the information collected from you online and via other means to market to you through alternative channels.

THE STAND may share your information with carefully selected Vendors. This includes companies that manage accounts and companies that perform marketing services and other business operations on THE STAND’ behalf. All companies that act on THE STAND’ behalf are required to safeguard Personal Information.

THE STAND may also use or disclose your information, including Personal Information, to comply with the law or in response to a subpoena, court order, government request, or other legal process, or as otherwise permitted by law; to reduce fraud or criminal activity; to protect the legal rights of THE STAND, THE STAND members, THE STAND Websites, or the users of THE STAND Websites; or THE STAND as a whole, to continue using your information to serve you or as otherwise permitted by this Privacy Statement.

Using Your E-Mail Address

THE STAND may use your e-mail address for the following types of e-mail messages:

  • Account Service Communications. THE STAND may send you communications related to THE STAND services you have registered for (e.g., event registrations and/or notifications).
  • Regularly Scheduled E-mail Newsletters that you elected to receive.

You can also elect to receive other types of e-mail messages from THE STAND COMMUNITY CHURCH including alerts and notifications.

Advertisements That Link to THE STAND Websites

THE STAND may hire Vendors to place advertisements on THE STAND Website and THE STAND banner advertisements on other websites, and to perform tracking and reporting activities on THE STAND Websites and other websites. This enables THE STAND to learn which advertisements and websites bring users to THE STAND Websites and to improve the user experience. Cookies are used to assist with these activities. In doing so, a unique Cookie is placed on your computer either by THE STAND or a Vendor in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Statement.

This Privacy Statement does not cover any use of information that such Vendors may have collected from you or the methods used by them to collect that information. Rather, such Vendors have their own privacy policies. If you would like more information about their privacy policies, including information on how to opt out of their tracking methods, please read their privacy policies.


  • How to opt-out of Receiving Offers and Promotions

THE STAND respects the choices that you make regarding your privacy. You may request that THE STAND no longer send you e-mails and/or offline offers.

Privacy Choices: How to opt-out of Receiving Offers and Promotions

THE STAND and our trusted third parties may share with one another anonymous versions of user information collected at this site. We may use that information to link to and issue anonymous cookies containing demographic or intent-based data for online behavioral advertising purposes.  Such cookies do not contain personally identifiable information.  If you would like to opt out of online behavioral advertising, you may do so here:

Please note that even if you opt out of receiving e-mails and/or offline THE STAND may continue to send you service notifications via e-mails or offline means that are related to your account(s) and other services you have requested or in which you are currently enrolled. These include e-mails that provide account information, answer your questions about a product or service, or fulfill a legal or regulatory requirement.


THE STAND uses reasonable administrative, technical, and physical security measures to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access and use. Do not use e-mail to send THE STAND any Personal Information, since it would be unencrypted and can be read by anyone who receives or intercepts it.


THE STAND reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement at any time by posting revisions on THE STAND’s Website(s). Such changes will be effective upon posting.


Please email if you have any questions about this Privacy Statement.