Privacy Policy

Collecting and Using Personal Information

Welcome to the Illinois Great Rivers Conference website. We appreciate your interest in us. When you visit and navigate our site and when you communicate with us via our sites, we will not collect personal information about you unless you provide us that information voluntarily. Any non-public personal information that you may provide via our site will be used solely for the purpose stated on the page where it is collected. All personal information will be held for the express purpose of providing information or services from the ministries of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference of The United Methodist Church.

By “personal information,” we mean data that is unique to an individual, such as a name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.

Email addresses and names are collected for the purpose of subscribing to e-newsletters published by the Illinois Great Rivers Conference. However, these lists are only available to conference ministries. This privacy statement does not apply to external sites outside the direction and control of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference. At all times, users will be notified when they are leaving an IGRC area for an external website. All external websites are governed by their own policies and the IGRC is not responsible for the collection and use of personal information by these third-party sites.

Permission to use all documents and related graphics and any other material from this World Wide Web server is subject to the following Terms and Conditions.

Terms and Conditions

Each document and other material published on this server may contain other proprietary notices or describe products, services, processes or technologies owned by the Illinois Great Rivers Conference of The United Methodist Church or third parties. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as granting to the user a license under any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right, except for the right to use license expressly set forth in these terms and conditions.

Materials from the conference newspaper, The Current, as well as website articles may be reprinted by congregations and official groups within the Illinois Great Rivers Conference and The United Methodist Church if the material is used in its entirety without any editing. The user is not permitted to commercially exploit the information or transfer it to any third party. Any reprint, sublicensing, copying, modifying, publishing, assignment, transfer, sales, or other distribution of the information is strictly prohibited. The following attribution should accompany any newspaper article: “Reprinted with permission from The Current, the newspaper of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference, Date of Issue” or any website article: “Reprinted with permission from www.igrc.org, the website of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference of The United Methodist Church."

Individuals and unofficial groups wishing to reprint materials must obtain permission by contacting the Communications Ministry Team, Illinois Great Rivers Conference, P. O. Box 19207, Springfield, IL 62794-9207; by calling 217-529-2824; or by emailing Paul Black.

Consent to Monitoring and Disclosure

The Illinois Great Rivers Conference of The United Methodist Church is under no obligation to monitor the information residing on or transmitted to this server. However, anyone using this server agrees that the Communications Ministry Team of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference may monitor the server contents periodically to comply with any and all laws, regulations, or government requests or to operate this server or to protect itself and/or its users. The Communications Ministry Team of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference reserves the right to reject or eliminate any information residing on or transmitted to its server that is, in its sole discretion, unacceptable or in violation of these terms and conditions.

Should any user of information on this server provide the Communications Ministry Team of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference with information including, but not limited to, feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, or any information whatsoever, such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and the assumes no obligation to protect such information from disclosure. The submission of such information to the Illinois Great Rivers Conference constitutes the irrevocable right to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute that information without restriction or compensation required. For further information relating to legal issues contained in these terms and conditions, questions can be directed to the Webmaster.

Copyright Notice

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