Privacy Policy


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Our Commitment to Privacy
The Park Ministries respects the privacy of every individual who visits, or other Park Ministries maintained websites. This statement explains our online practices. Your privacy is important to us. We provide you with statements and choices about the collection and use of your information. By visiting, you accept the practices described in this privacy policy.

Use of Cookies
The Park Ministries does not use cookies to verify our visitors' identity.

Data Collection
We collect two types of information:

  • Standard web server traffic pattern information. General traffic, site usage and length of stay information is collected and stored in log files. 
  • Personal information. We do not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. If you volunteer, order product, request information or make a contribution we may collect the following information: first and last name, street address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, email address, and subject of inquiry. 

Personal information may be needed for optional online activities:
Registration: If you register to participate in a Park Ministries event using our event registration site, we may ask if you are your envelope number. This information is useful for event proposes.
Contributions: If you choose to use a credit card to make contributions or make purchases through this site, we collect standard credit card information (card number, card type, expiration date) and keep a record of your financial transaction. Your credit card numbers are held (secure and encrypted) only until the charge can be processed which is usually several minutes. If you choose to donate to our organization, we maintain a record of your contribution.

Requests: If you submit an online request for products such as brochures, or submit a request through a "contact us" query, we may gather additional information from you to respond to your request. This additional information will vary but often includes name, shipping address, email address and telephone number.

Data Use
We limit the use of information provided to us to the following: 

Internal Use

  • If you do not make a request, donation, purchase or identify yourself, we will have no personal identifiable information about you. We will use the information derived, in part, from the use of our site to improve our site and our service to you.
  • If you provide personal information. we may enter your name into our database and contact you in order to:
  • Complete voluntary surveys seeking feedback for quality and service improvement purposes.
  • Supply you with information included press releases, events and services.

External Use
Your information is confidential and will not be shared or released to any organization or business entity other than those affiliated with or working in conjunction with the Park Ministries.

Opt-Out Options
We respect your privacy and allow you to restrict internal and external sharing of your personal information. You may wish to limit the ways in which we contact you and offer the following options:

  • Do not contact by telephone
  • Do not contact by postal mail
  • Do not contact by email
  • Do not contact or share my information with anyone.

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your options.


We will provide you, upon request, with the information we maintain about you so that you may request corrections. This information will be sent via postal mail or our secure membership database update link. Please contact us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or in writing at:
Re: Membership Information
The Park Ministries
6029 Beatties Ford Road 
Charlotte, NC 28216
To protect your privacy, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before providing information or making corrections.

Data Security

We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information and to honoring your choices for its intended use. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we strive to maintain physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards.  We process your financial transactions (donations and product purchases) via encrypted SSL sessions. SSL is the industry standard for securing Web-messaging transactions.

Inside The Park Ministries, data is stored in password-controlled servers. Our staff and volunteers are educated about the importance of safeguarding your information and we are committed to holding them accountable for protecting your confidentiality. However, such precautions do not guarantee that our Web site is invulnerable to all security breaks. The Park Ministries makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation that the use of our Web site is protected from viruses, security threats, or other vulnerabilities and that your information will always be secure.

Links Within Our Web Site

Internal Links
Our privacy policy applies to all links on the Park Ministries website.

External Links
Our privacy policies apply only to your use of the Park Ministries Web site. This site contains links to other sites, including sites that have a special relationship with us. We do not disclose personally identifiable information to those operating linked sites and we are not responsible for their privacy practices. Links to other sites do not imply an endorsement of the materials or policies on those Web sites. You should read the privacy policies of each site you visit to determine what information that site may be collecting about you.

Contact Us
This privacy statement will be updated periodically and posted on our Web site. It applies to the online practices of The Park Ministries. We reserve the right to change this policy at any time by posting revisions. You agree to review the Privacy Policies each time you use our Web site so that you are aware of any modifications. By accessing or using the Web site, you agree to be bound by all of the terms and condition posted at the time of your access or use. If you have any questions about our policy or our compliance, you may send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or write to:
Director of Information and Technology
The Park Church
6029 Beatties Ford Road 
Charlotte, NC 28216

Policy Updates
We reserve the right to update this policy at any time. If a material change is made to the policy, we will email all registered users at the email address provided at time of registration.