Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

First Christian Reformed Church of Artesia maintains this website as a service to its members and visitors. The Privacy Policy set forth below governs your use of this website, and by using the website you agree to be bound by them. Therefore, please read the Privacy Policy carefully before you use this website. If you do not agree with our Privacy Policy, please do not use this website.

Log Files

Like most websites, this website logs your IP address, browser type, hits on particular pages and other general traffic information. This information is not linked to personally identifiable information and you remain anonymous.

Use of Personal Information

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. If you give us personal information, including for purposes of submitting a post, signing up for a newsletter, contacting the church or purchasing items, or online giving, we will not share that information with any third party, except with authorized employees, agents and contractors who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential, or in order to comply with the law, to enforce or apply the Privacy Policy or Terms of Use or to protect the rights, property or safety of the website, any user of the site, First Christian Reformed Church of Artesia or any of its directors, officers, employees, agents or affiliated organizations.

Use of Personal Information – Social Media

By communicating with us via social media (Facebook, Twitter, et al) you are electing to provide us a certain amount of identifiable information. It is our policy to not directly post or link to personally identifying information of specific individuals, but rather to organizations, causes or initiatives that may benefit our church community. However, we reserve our right to do so at our discretion.  Prayer requests or similar publicly posted inquiries or requests to our social media channels will generally be removed, and replaced by the admin with the spirit of the request retained, but personally identifying information removed.  All such edits and removals are done at the sole discretion of the admin, with oversight on this policy by the church council.


A “cookie” is a file that is sent from a web server to your web browser and placed on your computer. When you initially visit the website, we create a cookie for your computer and then use it to track your clicks as you go through the site. There is no personal information stored within the cookie itself and we cannot use cookies to retrieve personal information about you or from your computer. While your activity may be tracked while you are at our website, we do not use cookies to track your activity before or after you leave the site. We use cookies to track downloads from our site and to maintain an active connection for our administrators on the database.

Posting of Personal Information

Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online – for example, in a post, a contact us form, on a web board or through email – that information can be potentially collected and used by others. By disclosing personal information online, you may make that information available to others who will use it to send you unsolicited messages or for other purposes you may not desire or intend.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy or Terms of Use, you can submit a contact us web form , or contact us directly at:

First Christian Reformed Church of Artesia
18411 Alburtis 
Artesia, CA 90701