Who we are

Our website address is: https://firstpresevanston.org.


We rarely collect comments for items published on the First Pres Website. However: 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.


We do NOT allow images or other media to be uploaded by visitors to our website.


As most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website. Read our primary cookie policy here.

We rarely collect comments for items published on the First Pres Website. However: 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.

When form data is submitted, the information is only used and maintained by First Presbyterian Church of Evanston unless expressly stipulated.

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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We do not share any of our data outside the First Presbyterian Church of Evanston organization unless form information is submitted to register for an off-site event. In most cases, such events require registration directly through the outside vendor or organization hosting the event and First Presbyterian Church of Evanston is not directly involved in the collection, storage, use, or sharing of that data.

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.

Where we send your data

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

If you have questions

Please email communications@firstpresevanston.org if you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy.

(Created March 15, 2022)