Last Updated February 16, 2023
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ConcordTM consists of the public website (concord.christianscience.com), and the secure web application (hereinafter collectively referred to as the Service).
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A "cookie” is a small text file sent to the web browser on your computer, tablet or mobile device for a variety of purposes, such as providing functionality for the Service and helping the Service to understand web usage behavior.
When You use the Service, We, or Our service providers may place or access persistent and session cookies, browser storage, and other tracking technologies to automatically: (a) store Your username (i.e., e-mail address), name, and other account information; (b) if you opt-in to Performance Cookies, to analyze the usage of the Service; and (c) customize the Service to Your preferences. Cookies may reflect anonymized demographic or other data linked to data You voluntarily have submitted to Us, e.g., Your email address, in hashed, non-human-readable form.
Under Article 6 of the GDPR, consent is the lawful basis for Our processing any personal data collected or processed by Our cookies, and only for the purposes stated under each category of cookies detailed below.
When You visit, access, and/or use the Service, We use Essential and Functional Cookies to help Us provide the Service. Performance Cookies help Us understand, on an anonymous basis, how the Service is being used. These website cookies (described further below) are not used to collect personal data from Your computer, tablet or mobile device. Our cookies are only used in conjunction with visits to the Service. We do not sell any data collected by cookies.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE?
The cookies used on the Service fall into the following categories:
- Essential Cookies
- Functional Cookies
- Performance Cookies
Essential Cookies guarantee functions without which You cannot use the Service. These cookies are automatically stored on Your computer, tablet or mobile device by visiting the Service. Disabling Essential cookies is possible (see the deletion of cookies section) but not recommended as it will limit Your ability to navigate the Service and enjoy its features. The Essential Cookies used by the Service include:
- Cookie Settings Cookies - These cookies store whether or not You've accepted cookies, and Your associated cookie preferences.
- Session Identification Cookie - The session identification cookie is used to maintain session state between the browser and the web server for the Service.
Functional Cookies allow Us to store useful information about You, specifically Your choice to remain logged in or not. These types of cookies collect and store anonymous information. The Functional Cookies used by the Service include:
- Remember Me Cookie - The Remember Me cookie facilitates automatic login to the Service. If a user selects the “remember me” option during login, this cookie is placed in the user’s browser. The Service detects the cookie and gives the user immediate access to the Service.
You may opt-out of using Functional Cookies by visiting Cookie Settings.
Performance Cookies measure and gather information about how You use the Service in a summarized, aggregate form. In order to improve the quality of the Service, We invite subscribers to opt in to data analytics or the use of Performance Cookies. Data analytics is used by Us to make the Service easier to use. For example, We may aggregate all users’ click data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature.
- Adobe Analytics Cookies - The Adobe Analytics cookies collect information about how You use the Service.
Adobe Experience Cloud Cookies are only used if You opt in to Performance Cookies (i.e., Aggregate Data). Additionally, You may opt out of certain aspects of Adobe Experience Cloud by following the instructions at this link: (https://www.adobe.com/privacy/opt-out.html). The Service uses Adobe Experience Cloud’s service to help collect and analyze anonymized behavior data, which helps Us to improve the Service and tailor it to Your likely interests and enables Us to conduct market research. It also helps Us personalize and improve the performance of the Service, and marketing messages. The information generated about Your use of the Service may be transmitted to and stored by Adobe Experience Cloud on servers outside Your country of residence.
If You have opted in to Our use of Performance Cookies, You may opt-out at any time by visiting Cookie Settings.
Targeting Cookies are typically used to create and serve advertising. The Service does not use any Targeting Cookies.
THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS
If You opt-in to Performance Cookies, TFCCS uses the following Third Party Provider(s) to help Us understand how You use the Service:
DEACTIVATION OR DELETION OF COOKIES
You may change Your cookie preferences for the Service at any time by visiting Cookie Settings.
If You have any questions, requests, or comments relating to cookies please contact Us at:
The First Church of Christ, Scientist
210 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 USA