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Privacy Statement and Terms and Conditions of Use
Last modified August 22, 2020

Your privacy is important to us. We are committed to respecting your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal data. This Privacy Statement is designed to assist you in understanding how we use and safeguard the information you provide while using our website. It aims to give you information on how we collect and process your Personal Data, including any data you may provide to us via our website or otherwise. It is important that you read this Privacy Statement together with any other notice we may provide when we are collecting or processing Personal Data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your Personal Data. This Privacy Statement supplements any other notices given at the time of data collection and is not intended to override them.


Who We Are

The Data Controller for is First Church of Christ, Scientist, Windsor, ℅ Christian Science Reading Room, 415 Pelissier St, Windsor, Ontario , Canada N9A 4L2

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact the Data Protection Officer at:

Email: with ‘Data Privacy’ in the subject line


Data Protection Officer

℅ Christian Science Reading Room

415 Pelissier St

Windsor, Ontario Canada

N9A 4L2

Personal Data We Collect

“Personal Data,” or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data). We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of Personal Data depending on the activity. Our primary collection of personal data is the Contact Us form / page, where we collect your first and last names, email address and phone number.

How We Use Personal Data

We generally use Personal Data as follows:

i. To respond to your ‘Contact Us’ email via the email address or phone number you provide, with your consent.

ii. To comply with a legal or regulatory obligation

You can also request to review, change, or remove your Personal Data by contacting us at


Use Of Cookies

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is placed on your browser, hard drive, or the memory of your device when you use our website. Cookies enable it to identify your computer and recognize that you have visited before. Cookies themselves do not contain any personal information. However, we may link the information we store in cookies to any Personal Data you submit while on our website. 


The following are types of access cookies and details on our site’s usage of them, as well as details on some embedded technology we use: 

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They may include, for example, cookies that include the following information: IP address, other addressing information, the date and time of your request and an authentication token used to validate the identity of you and your computer. 

  • Analytical/Performance cookies. These cookies allow sites to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around on the site.

  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our website. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. 

  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the page you have visited and the links you have followed. We may use this information to make our website more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose. 


Third-party provider cookies: Some cookies are placed on your device and used by third-party providers for analysis and advertising purposes. They are saved either permanently or temporarily, and are stored via various domain names. You can configure your browser to notify you whenever a cookie is placed on your computer and to only permit cookies to be stored on a case-by-case basis. You can also prevent cookies from being accepted for specific domains or in general, and automatically delete all cookies when you end a browser session. The functionality of our website may be limited when cookies are deactivated.


Listed below are other cookies or tracking technologies that we use on our site:


Google Analytics:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) that tracks and reports website traffic. Google will use the data collected to track and monitor the use of our website. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits and activity.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:



Our website uses plugins provided by the Google-operated website YouTube. The pages are operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. A connection to YouTube servers is established when you visit our About us, Reading Room, and Resources pages. The YouTube server receives information about which of our pages you have visited. YouTube will be able to directly attribute your surfing behavior to your personal profile if you are logged in to your YouTube account while visiting our pages. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account before visiting our website. Please read the YouTube privacy policy for more information about their handling of user data:


Google Maps:

Our website uses an embedded Google Maps plugin on the Find / Contact us page. Google uses anonymous cookies to determine the number of unique users. Google also accumulates statistics about the types of features used from the Maps product.


Links to Other Sites:

Our website includes links to other websites. These sites include, but are not limited to:;;;;;;;;;;

When you leave our site to go to a third party site, your data security is controlled by the privacy policy of the respective third party platform. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

If you have any questions about the use of cookies on our websites, you can contact us using the details provided in the ‘How To Contact Us’ section below.


Who We Share Personal Data With And Why

We do not sell or otherwise disclose personal data that you provide to us or that we collect on our websites, except that we may share this data:

  • If required, or where we believe it is required, by applicable law or legal process

  • To protect the rights, property and safety of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Windsor, our users and the public, including, for example, in connection with court proceedings, to detect or prevent criminal activity, fraud, material misrepresentation, or to establish our rights or defend against legal actions  

Note that your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to -- and maintained on -- computers located outside your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction.​ If you are located outside Canada and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data to Canada and process it there. Your personal data will also be stored on the Wix servers until we are satisfied that we have fully addressed your reason for contacting us.


Your consent to this Privacy Statement followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer. First Church of Christ, Scientist, Windsor will take all reasonably necessary steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Statement.


Data Security

Our website uses SSL encryption for security reasons and in order to safeguard the transmission of Personal Data, e.g. the data you submit when you email us. You know that an encrypted connection is established when the address line in your browser displays a lock icon. Data transmitted to us cannot be accessed by third parties when SSL encryption is activated.


We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your Personal Data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered, or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your Personal Data to those who have a need to use it to respond to your email, and who are subject to a duty of confidentiality. We will notify you should there be any suspected Personal Data breach.

Remember, however, that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

How Long We Keep Personal Data

We only retain your Personal Data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected it or to meet any legal requirements. 


Data Subject Rights

Under certain circumstances you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your Personal Data. You may request us to:

  • Correct the Personal Data we hold about you

  • Erase your Personal Data

  • Cease the processing of your Personal Data

  • Restrict the processing of your Personal Data

  • Transfer your Personal Data to you or a third party, or

  • Change your consent at any time


Upon verification of your identity, we will try to quickly fulfill your request, provided that fulfilling your request is not contrary to applicable legislation. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority in your country. 

Children's Privacy

Our website does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children"). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.


How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Statement or any issue relating to how we collect, use, or disclose personal data, or if you would like us to update information we have about you, you may contact us:

Email: with 'Data Protection Officer' in the subject line


Data Protection Officer

First Church of Christ, Scientist, Windsor

℅ Christian Science Reading Room

415 Pelissier St

Windsor, Ontario Canada

N9A 4L2


How far does our responsibility extend? 

This privacy statement applies to pages on this website. It does not extend to third party websites that link to us or that we link to. We do not exercise control over these websites, and accept no responsibility or liability for other sites. 


Can this Privacy Statement be modified?

We reserve the right to modify the provisions of this Privacy Statement from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or via email, prior to the change going into effect. Upon updating this Privacy Statement, we will update the 'Last Modified' date at the top of the statement. Your continued use of the Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Statement; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Statement.  You are advised to review this Privacy Statement periodically for any changes.

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