privacy policy

This Privacy Policy explains why we collect certain information and how we protect your personal privacy within our website. What follows discloses how we gather and disseminate data for the web site located at the URL

We encourage you to fully understand your rights by reading this Privacy Policy. reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting changes on our site. Any change is effective upon posting.

To demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, this Privacy Policy notifies you of:

  1. What information of yours we collect and how we collect it
  2. How we protect your data
  3. How we use the information
  4. How you can contact us

What information of yours we collect and how we collect it:

We collect personally identifiable information that you may voluntarily provide on online forms, which may include:

  1. Online Donations or Contributions

The personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") collected on this sites can include some or all of the following: your name, address, telephone number(s), e-mail addresses, credit card information, and billing address. You will have the choice whether or not to disclose such Personal Information in the above activities, by printing the forms and mailing them in along with your payment.

In addition to the Personal Information identified above, our webhost tracks certain information about the visits to our site. For example, the webhost compiles statistics that show the number and frequency of visitors to our site and its individual pages. These statistics are used internally to improve our site and for product development and marketing purposes generally. Those statistics may also be provided to advertisers and other third parties, but again, the statistics contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.

How we protect your data:

All personal information provided to is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We do not store credit card information, however we do store other personal information and protect it by placing it on a secure portion of our site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees and/or ministry staff of Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant its security.

We do not sell your information or spam to your e-mail account.

How We Use the Information

We use this information to send you e-mail notifications about updates to the site, and to notify you about upcoming events and/or activities or for marketing purposes. Our policy is to not give, sell or otherwise distribute the information collected through this site to third parties outside of Bethel AME Church and its enterprise.

Our site contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you enter another site for which  has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.

How You Can Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site or your dealings with this site, or you’d like to make corrections to any inaccuracies in your personal information, contact us at:

Bethel AME Church

Attn: Website Team

2011 E. Alcy Road

Memphis, TN  38114