Privacy Policy

Church Podcast is committed to protecting the privacy and data of those who visit the website, use the Church Podcast Service, and listen to podcast episodes served from Church Podcast servers. The data you put into Church Podcast is yours. We’ll only ever access your account to help you with a problem or fix a software issue. We log access to accounts by IP address. This allows us to verify that no unauthorized access has happened for as long as the logs are kept.

What information do we collect?

When you sign up for our service, you'll be asked to provide certain information about yourself, such as your name, email, country and organisation details. This allows us to personalize your new account, send you invoices, updates, or contact you concerning your account. We’ll never give nor sell your personal information to third parties. We'll also store any information you voluntarily submit (for example, filling out a survey) for the duration of the research project or as long as it makes sense. If you sign up via a social network like Facebook, your agreement (and our access to your information) takes place when you instruct, accept, or allow Facebook to connect you to our service. We will collect such information (social media id, first name, last name, email and profile picture) as you allow based on your social media settings and the policies of the social media site. We may also collect information to verify your social media credentials. We and our third-party service providers may collect certain information about your use of our service. For example, we may collect and/or use: Log information (including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring and exit pages, operating system, dates/time of access, and related data). if you connect your Facebook or Twitter pages, we store your Facebook or Twitter id, page details and use them to connect with your Facebook account to provide certain functionality and services, like posting messages on a page you administer. When you use our service, we may collect and store information about your location by converting your IP address into a rough geo-location. We may use location information to improve and personalize our Services for you. Church Podcast only collects listener data to provide anonymize statistics to our podcast hosting customers, to discover and prevent fraudulent/illegal behavior and comply with any legal obligation(s), listener data is retrieved directly from server logs. Church Podcast does not, by default, utilize any 3rd party tracking technologies on media downloads.

Users who visit the Site and have JavaScript enabled are tracked through Google Analytics. Google Analytics collects information anonymously and reports website trends to us without identifying individual visitors. Google Analytics collects a variety of information from users, including the Internet protocol (IP address) that is used to connect your computer to the Internet (which it does not report to us), your Internet service provider (ISP), browser type, type of operating system, the full Uniform Resource Locator (URL) clickstream to, through, and from our Site, including date and time, cookie, the length of time you spend on particular pages, which links you click while on our Site, and similar Site visit information. Google Analytics data is shared with Google.

Use of Cookies

When you use our services we and our vendors may use “cookies”, “web beacons”, and similar devices to track your activities. These small pieces of information are stored on your hard drive, not on the Church Podcast website. We use cookies to help you navigate the Church Podcast website and Service as easily as possible, and to remember information about your current session. We do not use this technology to spy on you or otherwise invade your privacy. You can disable cookies and tracking technologies through your web browser, however doing so may render the Church Podcast Service unusable.

Security and Storage

The Church Podcast website and Service has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, please be aware that the Internet is an inherently unsafe environment, and that hackers are constantly working to defeat security measures. Thus, we cannot guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed, and you accept this risk and we will take all reasonable steps to insure the safety of your information. All data is encrypted via SSL/TLS when transmitted between our servers and your browser. Our database data isn’t encrypted (because it needs to be available quickly), but we go to great lengths to secure your data at rest. You retain all rights of ownership to the data you have stored on the Church Podcast Service. We will not sell or share this data with any third-parties or use this data to compete with you or advertise to your clients/listeners.

When We Will Share Your Info

To provide you products or services you’ve requested. Only done with your permission. To investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information (PII) for commercial or marketing purposes. We may share your PII with third-party processors, which can include; payment processors, providers of email management and distribution tools providers of security and fraud prevention services, providers of date aggregation and analytics software

Amendments to this statement will be posted on this page and will be effective when posted. We may also, but are not required to, send you an email notice. If you have any questions about this privacy statement or your dealings with the Church Podcast website or Service, you can contact us at