First Congregational Church of Madison
Effective: September 1, 2014

The First Congregational Church of Madison (the “Company”) is committed to maintaining robust privacy protections for its users.  Our Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) is designed to help you understand how we collect, use and safeguard the information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Service.  

For purposes of this Agreement, “Service” refers to the Company’s service which can be accessed via our website at, in which users can learn about the services our company provides.  The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to the Company. “You” refers to you, as a user of Service. By accepting our Privacy Policy you consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect
We collect “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information.”  Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks.  Personal Information includes your email and other information you voluntarily share, which you submit to us through contact forms on this Site.
Information Collected Via Technology
In an effort to improve the quality of our Site, we track information provided to us by your browser or by our software application when you view or use our Site, such as the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use, the device from which you connected to the Service, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you.  

We track this information using cookies, or small text files which include an anonymous unique identifier.  Cookies are sent to a user’s browser from our servers and are stored on the user’s computer hard drive.  Sending a cookie to a user’s browser enables us to collect Non-Personal information about that user and keep a record of the user’s preferences when utilizing our services, both on an individual and aggregate basis.  

How We Use and Share Information
Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share for marketing purposes your Personal Information with third parties without your consent. We do share Personal Information with vendors who are performing services for the Company, such as the servers for our email communications who are provided access to user’s email address for purposes of sending emails from us.  Those vendors use your Personal Information only at our direction and in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

In general, the Personal Information you provide to us is used to help us communicate with you.  For example, we use Personal Information to contact users in response to questions, solicit feedback from users, provide technical support, and inform users about promotional offers.

We use Non-Personal Information to help us improve the Service and customize the user experience.  We also aggregate Non-Personal Information in order to track trends and analyze use patterns on the Site.  This Privacy Policy does not limit in any way our use or disclosure of Non-Personal Information and we reserve the right to use and disclose such Non-Personal Information to our partners, advertisers and other third parties at our discretion.

Third Party Links
Although the Website provides links to third-party web sites, they are not covered by this Privacy Policy. The Company assumes no responsibility for the privacy or security of information you provide to any third party through linked web sites or any other means. We urge you to review the privacy policy of any web site that you visit.

While the Company strives to protect Personal Data and user privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online and you do so at your own risk. This Privacy Policy does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the Internet, and therefore beyond the Company’s control.

Access or Change Your Personal Data
By contacting us at the mailing address listed below, you can access, correct, amend, or delete the Personal Data that you have provided through the Website. To honor your request, we will need the exact information you want to access, correct, amend or delete and information sufficient for us to identify you in our database.

If you believe that the Company has acted inconsistently with this Privacy Policy, please notify us by mail:

First Congregational Church
26 Meetinghouse Lane
Madison, CT 06443

Or by email at

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time.

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6:00 pm Family Date Night
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4:00 pm Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration
Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm
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4:00 pm Shoreline Chorale
Shoreline Chorale
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm
Shoreline Chorale @ Music at the Meetinghouse
Singing under the direction of Melanie Cometa, the Shoreline Chorale will present “What Dreams May Come? A Journey From Dusk to Dawn.” The Ledyard High School Chamber Choir will join them for such works as[...]
8:00 am Men’s Group on Tuesdays
Men’s Group on Tuesdays
Nov 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Men's Group on Tuesdays
Come and join us Tuesday mornings from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in the Parlor. We are currently discussing and studying Marcus Borg’s book “Convictions: How I Learned What Matters Most”. As always, it’s OKAY[...]

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