Privacy Policy

Chasing Ebenezer is a band and business that provides music and merchandise.  This website (https://www.chasingebenezer.com) is managed by Chasing Ebenezer and hosted on Site Ground. This privacy policy explains how and why Chasing Ebenezer collects and uses any personal information when you visit this website, buy from our Square Store, and/or signup for our mailing list.

For any and all questions related to personal data usage contact Benjamin Sadler by email: chasingebenezer@gmail.com

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect information about you when you:

-Visit and leave comments on our site

-Purchase Music or Merchandise from our square store

-Voluntarily sign up for our mailing list

This information may include:

-Your Name

-Your Email Address

-Your Postal Address

-Your region

-Your Phone Number

-Your credit card information (Square Store)

How we collect personal information:

-Opt-in forms provided by Mail Chimp

-Purchases/Donations at our Square Store and/or PayPal

-Comments left on our Website

We store your information using third party processors: Gmail, Mail Chimp, Square Store, PayPal, and WordPress

As much as we are able, we will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as you permit (see third party platforms for their privacy policies). If you no longer want to receive communication from us you can unsubscribe from Mail Chimp at any time.  You can also ask that your personal information be accessed, modified, and or deleted by sending an email to Benjamin Sadler at chasingebenezer@gmail.com

How we use your personal information

The information we collect about you is used to provide services including but not limited to:

-Email communication regarding upcoming events, products, news etc.

-Sending invoices/receipts for products purchased

-Other social media platforms where you choose to Like/Follow/Subscribe, etc., to Chasing Ebenezer include but are not limited to: Spotify, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, Soundcloud, Facebook, Twitter, & Patreon. You can unfollow us at any time. See each individual platform for their privacy policies.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Your email address and/or inquiry message is received/viewed by Chasing Ebenezer team members. When you send a message via a contact form on our site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. We simply use this information in order to adequately respond to you and properly manage website messages.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

Chasing Ebenezer only uses your information for necessary purposes you have. We do not sell/give away your contact information. Exceptions are third party platforms you have consented to use in order to communicate with, purchase from, and/or donate to Chasing Ebenezer (i.e. including but are not limited to: Mailchimp, Square Store, PayPal, Spotify, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, Soundcloud, Facebook, Twitter, & Patreon. See each individual platform for their privacy policies).

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. Certain personal information may be exempt from those requests in certain circumstances, which include a need to keep processing information for our legitimate interests or to comply with a legal obligation. If such an exception applies, we will notify you when responding to your request. Please note that we may ask you to provide us with information necessary to confirm your identity before responding.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

See all previous statements

How we protect your data

Chasing Ebenezer attempts to utilize platforms that are https secured. All hard copies of personal information are maintained by the Chasing Ebenezer team and will not be shared with outside sources.

What data breach procedures we have in place

If there is a data breach, we will strive to notify those potentially affected within 72 hours from the time we are made aware of such a breach.

What third parties we receive data from

Including but not limited to Gmail, Mail Chimp, Square Store, PayPal, WordPress, Spotify, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, Soundcloud, Facebook, Twitter, & Patreon. See each individual platform for their privacy policies.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

If we believe a contact may be spam or we deem to be potentially harmful, we maintain the right to assess the best practice for proceeding with each individual case/incident. For third party sites/platforms including but not limited to: Spotify, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, Soundcloud, Facebook, Twitter, & Patreon, please see each individual platform for automated decision making and/or data profiling policies.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

If you desire access to your information, wish to modify and/or delete your information, either unsubscribe/unfollow

Legal Stuff

If the law mandates it, we will disclose information about you in response to a subpoena, court order, or other legitimate governmental request.

Additional Information

We have endeavored to provide a complete accounting of our privacy practices. Please contact us with any questions or concerns regarding your privacy.