This Web site is owned by First Step Counseling, an initiative of the North Branch Church. This page is intended to inform you about our practices regarding collection, use, and disclosure of information that you may provide via this site.
This Web site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information via this site from visitors in this age group. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose to Web sites.
Information You Provide
Some areas of this Web site may ask you to submit personally identifiable information. You will be informed what information is required and what information is optional.
Passive Information Collection
This Web site may use and combine such passively collected anonymous information to provide better service to site visitors, customize the site based on your preferences, compile and analyze statistics and trends, and otherwise administer and improve the site for your use. Such information is not combined with personally identifiable information collected elsewhere on the site unless you have consented.
We use Google Analytics to collect anonymous visitor data. Learn more about:
- How Google Uses Browser Cookies
- Google Advertising Cookies
- Google Analytics Opt-out
- Microsoft Bing Ads Advertising Cookie
- Microsoft Personalized Ad Options
- Linkedin Manage Advertising Preferences
- Facebook Advertising
- Twitter Privacy Controls
Use and Disclosure of Information
Except as otherwise stated, we may use information collected via this Web site to improve the content of our site, to customize the site to your preferences, to communicate information to you (if you have requested it), for our marketing and research purposes, and for any other purpose specified. In addition, we may make full use of all information acquired through this site that is not in personally identifiable form.
If you provide personally identifiable information to this Web site, we may combine such information with other actively collected information unless we specify otherwise at the point of collection. We may disclose personally identifiable information you provide via this site to contractors we use to support our business, or to respond to law enforcement requests or where required by applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations.
This site takes reasonable steps to protect personally identifiable information as you transmit it to our Web site and to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever completely secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this site may not be secure.
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How to Contact Us
If you have any questions, comments, requests, or concerns related to our policy or the information practices of this Web site, or if you would like to opt out of future communications, please contact us.
We reserve the right to revise this policy. Changes will be posted on this site.
This policy was last updated on March 5, 2019.