Privacy Policy

RiverLife Church is committed to protecting the privacy rights of visitors to this Website. We want to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Policy is intended to protect the personally identifiable information you may supply RiverLife Church (, that it remains confidential and secure. While visiting the Website, We may ask You to provide information that personally identifies You for purposes of interacting with the Website.

This policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect and receive your personal information you provide to us such as your name, address, email address, or phone number, personal needs, answered prayer stories (testimonials) and financial information such as credit card numbers.

What Information Do We Collect?

There are two different ways in which we collect information from visitors on our web site: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis (prayer requests, testimonials, contact forms, subscription forms, etc) and Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Web site (IP address, web browser, etc.).

1. Personal Information You Choose to Provide

Personal Information.

When you visit our Website, you may provide us voluntary personal information about yourself. This identification information may include, but is not limited to, your name, your physical address, your e-mail address, your phone numbers, details of your needs, your personal testimony and other details of your life. This information is used for purposes of correspondence, prayer, encouraging others upon your approval, including any church alerts or newsletters you have registered for. Testimonies and other Posted Information You will have the option to keep your Answered Prayer Stories (testimony) anonymous. Any testimony or other information that you submit and approve for posting on our website ("Answered Prayer Story") is subject to this Privacy Policy. Your testimony will be reviewed by members of our ministry before it is published, and we have the right to edit your testimony before it is published. We also have the right not to publish any testimony or to remove it from the website for any reason without notice. Notwithstanding the above, RiverLife Church expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for any material communicated by third parties through this website, including without limitation any testimony published on the website.

Email Information.

If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses.

2. Web Site Use Information

Similar to other commercial Web sites, our Web site utilizes a standard technology called "cookies" (see explanation below, "What Are Cookies?") and Web server logs to collect information about how our Web site is used. Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Web site, and the Web sites visited just before and just after our Web site. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual.

How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?

Any information that RiverLife Church collects and that you provide is strictly used with the purpose to do what you have asked of us. We may, however, share your information with our own personnel to the extent necessary to fulfill your requests. We do not sell, lease, or distribute any information to any other organizations. RiverLife Church assures you that the identity of all who contact us through this Web site will be kept confidential. Use of personal information will be limited to the internal purposes of RiverLife Church and only to further the ministry activities and purposes of RiverLife Church. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our Web site, new ministries we offer or alerts and newsletters you may have registered for. You may change the status of whether you wish to receive email/communications by emailing us at

What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a Web site, that site's computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each Web site can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a Web site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Some of our ministry and business partners use cookies that originate from their sites. We have no access or control over those cookies. If you do not allow cookies to be placed on your computer, this web site may not function properly. However, you may prevent the placement of a cookie on your computer by setting the Preferences or Internet Options of your browser to reject cookies.

How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?

As you use our Website, the site uses its cookies to differentiate you from other users. In some cases, we also use cookies to prevent you from requiring you to log in more than is necessary for security. Cookies, in conjunction with our Web server's log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Web site and which parts of the site are most popular. This helps us gather feedback in order to constantly improve our Web site and better serve our site users. Cookies do not allow us to gather any personal information about you and we do not store any personal information that you provided to us in your cookies.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

Absolutely no user-identifiable information is released to any 3rd parties without the user's consent. Under no circumstances is any personal information about visitors to the RiverLife Church website sold, distributed, disclosed, or otherwise made available to third parties for telemarketing or any other marketing purposes. RiverLife Church may gather information from individuals for reasons of prayer, ministry needs requested and keeping informed of ministry activities.

Notice of New Services and Changes

We will post any substantive changes in this privacy policy at least 30 days prior to the change taking effect. Any information collected under this current policy will remain bound by the terms of this privacy policy. After the changes take effect, all new information collected, if any, will be subject to the revised privacy policy.

                               How Do We Protect Your Information?

How Do We Secure Information Transmissions?

At this point in time We generally use standard email "mail-back forms" when requesting specific information via this site, but standard email transfer is NOT a secure process.

How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?

You may request access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database by emailing

Certain Disclosures

RiverLife Church uses your information internally and does not disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent, except as set forth in the following two paragraphs.

We contract with one or more third parties to maintain and host the Site. Therefore, any information You submit, including Personal Information, shall be placed and stored on a computer server maintained by this third party. Your use of the Site and any provision of Personal Information You submit to the Site constitutes Your acknowledgement that such information or content could pass through and may be stored in servers outside our control. You agree that We have no liability or responsibility for any such pass through or storage of same.

We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law or comply with legal process served on us or affiliated parties; (b) protect and defend our rights and property, our site, the users of our site, and/or our affiliated parties; (c) act under circumstances to protect the safety of users of our site, us, or third parties.

What About Other Web Sites Linked to Our Web Site?

When visiting our Website, we provide links to other sites that may be of interest to you. When you leave the RiverLife Church Website (, the privacy policies will vary depending on those individual websites, and our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. You are encouraged to review those privacy policies or to request one from the associated website. RiverLife Church is no way responsible for the privacy that exists on websites outside of the domain.

Children's Privacy

RiverLife Church is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage you to take an active role in their children's access to the internet to ensure his or her privacy and safety is well protected.We do not specifically collect information about persons under the age of thirteen (13). Therefore, in accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, We will never knowingly request or solicit personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent. In the event that We receive actual knowledge that We have collected such personal information without parental consent, We will delete that information from our database as quickly as is practical.

Your Consent

By using our Web site you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to modify the terms of this policy at any time and in our sole discretion, by posting a change notice to this page. Your continued use of the Website following our posting of a change notice will constitute binding acceptance of those changes.


If you have further questions regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us via our Contact Page, Mailing Address and/or phone number below.

Contact info: RiverLife Church, 227 South Morris St., Dover, NJ 07801     Phone: 973-328-3970