Financial Accountability

ECFA ACCREDIDATION

The Village Church of Barrington is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. ECFA's mission is to enhance trust in Christ-centered nonprofits. ECFA has seven standards of responsible stewardship that are fundamental to operating with integrity. You can learn about their standards and our membership here.


CREDIT CARD PRIVACY POLICY

The Village Church of Barrington will safeguard the confidentiality and security of the information we obtain from you. This notice describes our privacy policy as it relates to the collection, protection and disclosure of such information resulting from credit card transactions only.


COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

The Village Church of Barrington will collect and use information obtained from credit card transactions only for business purposes. These business purposes include but may not be limited to the payment of fees for events, books, media or materials, course dues, and/or trip fees.


PROTECTING YOUR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION

The credit card information provided by you to The Village Church of Barrington will be stored in a confidential manner. Our employees may access such information only when there is an appropriate business reason to do so, such as when a refund must be issued back to the credit card. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your information and our employees are required to follow these privacy standards.


DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

The Village Church of Barrington does not disclose any nonpublic information (such as credit card number and their expiration dates) about our customers or former customers to anyone, except as required by law. We disclose information only when it is necessary for the conduct of church, State, or Federal government business, or under circumstances where disclosure is required by law. Information may also be disclosed for audit purposes, to regulatory agencies, or for other general administrative services. We do not disclose information about you to other entities who may want to sell their products to you.


TRANSACTION SECURITY

The Village Church of Barrington’s website uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol to ensure transaction security.


CONTACT

If you have any questions about our accountability policies, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you may contact the webmaster.