Baptist Foundation of South Carolina is very sensitive to the privacy of the users of our Web site.  The following information explains how we use any information that our users provide to us.


Collection and Security of Personal Information

Baptist Foundation of South Carolina is the sole owner of any information that is collected on our Web site.   Please be assured that any information which you may choose to give us will never be shared, sold, or rented to anyone outside of our organization.  Every precaution is taken to secure our database and to protect personal information both online and offline. If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 803.227.6193. Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about new products, new services, or changes to this privacy policy.


Use of Personal Information

Personal information that you provide is collected when you register for an event, sign up to be added to a subscription list, or for other purposes in which a form is completed and submitted.  This information may be added to our database and used for future reference to inform you of similar upcoming events or to provide you with information that may be beneficial to you and your church’s ministries.  Only authorized personnel will have access to this database.  Any credit card numbers or banking numbers that you provide during a registration process are deleted from the Web site when the browser is closed.   Again, please be assured that any information which you submit will not be shared with anyone outside our organization.


Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number provided under contact us on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.



A cookie is a piece of data stored on a user’s computer hard drive which contains a user’s preferences and can allow a user to access some portions of the Web site which may be restricted or to use applications for which cookies are necessary. The information collected is anonymous but can enable us to track the usage of our Web site and enhance the experience on our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. You may restrict the use of cookies, but you may not be able to use all of the features of our Web site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site. Some of our business partners may use cookies on our or the affiliated site. However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.


Third Party

We partner with other parties to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.


IP Addresses

An IP address is the numerical address assigned to your computer by your Internet service provider.  We use IP addresses to analyze trends, track the usage of our Web site and gather demographic information for statistical purposes.  An IP address is not linked to any personal identifiable information that we would collect.


Links to other Websites

Our Web site contains links to other Web sites.  The Baptist Foundation of South Carolina is not responsible for the content displaying on a Web site to which our site is linked nor their privacy policies or terms of use.  We monitor the links on our Web site and strive to ascertain that the Web sites for which links are pointing are the intended destinations.  Please be aware that any Web site that is linked from our Web site is for reference purposes only and does not indicate an endorsement by the Baptist Foundation of South Carolina. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.


Copyrighted Material

On our Web site, you will find a variety of photographs, logos, graphics, and other content which are being used with permission through licensing agreements.  Our Web site is copyrighted by the Baptist Foundation of South Carolina according to federal copyright laws; information within the Web site may be used for your personal use and your church’s use.  However, you may not copy any content from our Web site without our specific consent.

By using our Web site, you are consenting to this privacy statement.  If changes are made to this policy, we will post those changes on our Web site.