Date: 9/16/2022

This privacy policy applies to the website ( and mobile application for Pathway Church in Wichita, KS. By using our site, you consent to our Privacy Policy as detailed below.

PATHWAY CHURCH sees the Internet as an important tool in fulfilling our mission of Connecting people to Jesus and helping them become His fully devoted followers. We take your privacy very seriously. When you are visiting our website, we collect various types of information to improve your interaction with the site and to track your usage patterns so that we can improve the site in the future.


We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when registering for an account on our websites or app, filling out a Connection Card, giving to the church, registering for an event, signing up for a newsletter, or any time you enter information into our site.

The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us, the choices you make, and the features you use. The personal information we collect may include the following:

Contact and Demographic Info. We collect your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, date of birth, grade, gender, marital status, and associated family members. Personal photos can also be uploaded to your account.

Credentials. We collect passwords and similar security information used for authentication and account access.

Payment Data. We collect data necessary to process your payment if you donate online or pay for an event, such as credit card number and the security code or a bank account for ACH transactions. We do NOT, however, store full credit card or bank account info in our systems.
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use, or navigate our websites or app. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our websites, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.

Examples of the types of data we capture are:
· Viewing Patterns
· Browser Software and Version
· Operating System
· IP address
· Personally identifiable information (PII) that you provide to us

How do we use this information?

· To fulfill the purpose of your visit.
· To follow up after you correspond with us.
· To send emails regarding your account, donation, registration, etc.
· To send periodic email newsletters, text messages, or push notifications you’ve opted in to.
· To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content in which you are most interested.
· To improve our website to better serve you.
· To analyze data, identify usage trends and to evaluate and improve our websites and app experience. To facilitate participation in in-service interactions.
· To develop content ideas for future messages, small group resources, social media, podcasts, etc.


Aggregate Information: All data that we collect regarding your usage of the site is summarized (aggregated) into reports to help us improve the site. We in no way use the data to track your personal usage of the site. The only exception to this is the use of login statistics in our involvement ministry area. This only applies to members who have a username and password.

Personal Information: All personal data that you provide through the site (i.e., volunteer sign-ups, class registration) will be used only for its intended purpose. This may mean that your information is shared with staff of Pathway Church as well as volunteers of Pathway Church over specific ministries areas.


Cookies are small data files that our sites store on your computer through your web browser (if you allow it) that enable our systems to recognize your browser and remember certain information. We use cookies to:

· Understand and save your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services.
· Keep you logged in each time you visit. Help process online giving.
· To aggregate data about site usage to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies through your browser. If you disable cookies, some of our features will not function properly.


Email: use the unsubscribe link in the email or contact us via the information at the end of this policy. You can also sign into your account and go to the “my account” page. Then click on Email Preferences.

Text: reply STOP to the text message received or contact us via the information at the end of this policy.

Push notifications: Turn off notifications in the application settings on your phone.


The security of the information that you provide is especially important to us. Hence, we have taken several measures to protect your information. All transactions involving sensitive information, such as your credit/debit card number, are conducted using a SSL (Secure Socket Layer protocol) connection (for more on SSL). This connection provides increased security to the information as it is transmitted to our website. We will not collect or store your credit/debit card number. That information is sent directly to our payment processor (Simple Donation). Other sensitive information that we may collect will not be disclosed to third parties unless we are required to do so by law.

To the best of our ability, we have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our website. All communications between your browser and this web site are encrypted with industry standard SSL Certificates from trusted Certificate Authorities that your browser already trusts. Backups of our database/CRM are also encrypted, protecting them in the event of theft or loss.

· PATHWAY CHURCH provides links to other sites that are neither owned nor controlled by PATHWAY CHURCH. These third-party sites, however, are not subject to or bound by the PATHWAY CHURCH Privacy Policy. Such third-party sites may or may not have their own privacy policies and may or may not collect personal information from you or place cookies on your browser.
· PATHWAY CHURCH is not responsible for the privacy policies or any information collection practices of these sites or any damages resulting therefrom.
· PATHWAY CHURCH does use other vendors to enhance the sites capabilities. Below are links to the privacy statements of these vendors.