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Privacy and Legal

Last updated:  April 2022


This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through all of St John's Kirkland’s websites, software, and mobile applications, and not to information collected offline. By using our sites, software, or mobile applications you acknowledge that any information provided by you is provided voluntarily and subject to St John's Kirkland’s online privacy policy, to which you consent. Note that St John's Kirkland’s websites, software, and mobile applications are not intended for use by a person in any state or country where such use would be contrary to local laws or regulations. St John's Kirkland’s privacy policy is subject to change without notice. When changes are made, we will revise the “modified” date at the top of this policy. St John's Kirkland encourages you to visit this page periodically so that you are aware of the most recent privacy terms. This privacy policy reflects St John's Kirkland’s current practices.

Emergency Contact Information Collection and Use

We collect information from you about you, your medical information, and your emergency contact person using our In Case of Emergency (ICE) Contact Form

The only people who will have access to this information is our Webmaster, our Parish Administrator, and our Rector. In the event of an emergency, medical or otherwise, only we or our Vestry, Staff, or other volunteers will use it  to assist in the care and medical well being of the people at St John's hosted events.


We guarantee that we will keep your personal information private.  We will store your emergency information securely on our server and only access it in the event of a medical emergency. We will not send any email, calls, texts, or any other communication to the provided emergency contact person unless it is an emergency. [Emergency is defined as:  a serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action or a person with a medical condition requiring immediate treatment.]

By submitting information via this form, you have authorized us to give your medical information to anyone providing medical care including but not limited to CPR & First Aid Providers, Paramedics, or any other emergency care providers.  

Information Collection and Use

We collect information from you when you use our web-based tools when you subscribe to follow posts and comments, or fill out a form on our website or any other social media platforms.

When communicating with us through our websites, software, or mobile applications for these purposes you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number.

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To improve our website based on the information and feedback we receive from you

  • To respond to your customer service requests and support needs

  • To evaluate and respond to your guest post submission

You acknowledge and agree that any information you provide to us through our websites, software, or mobile applications is provided voluntarily. You further agree to defend, indemnify and hold St John's Kirkland harmless from any and all liability, claims, actions, damages, fines, penalties or judgments (including attorney’s fees) that may arise from your use of St John's Kirkland’s websites, software, or mobile applications.

Children’s Privacy

St John's Kirkland and the Services related to the Sites are not directed to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect information, including personal data from children or other individuals who are not legally able to use our Sites and Services. If we obtain actual knowledge that we have collected personal data from a child under the age of 13, we will promptly delete it, unless we are legally obligated to retain such data. Contact us at if you believe that we have mistakenly or unintentionally collected information from a child under the age of 13.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

We do not sell, rent, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted parties who assist us in operating our website, or responding to your requests for service. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

Collection Methods

St John's Kirkland may use various technologies such as cookies, applets, scripts, server logs, custom URL parameters, tracking images, information and correspondence, or web analytics to collect information. Depending on your browser you may be able to disable certain collection methods. This may limit your ability to use some features of this website.

Cookies Policy

St John's Kirkland uses cookies on and all of their subdomains. By using the website, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

Google Universal Analytics

This website uses Google Universal Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Universal Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under
You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics

Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information

You may update the personal information you provide the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia as required through our online services by emailing and requesting changes.


St John's Kirkland’s Content

The content on St John's Kirkland’s websites, including blog articles and other content set forth in the sites, is compiled from a number of public sources that, to the best of St John's Kirkland team’s knowledge, is true and correct. It is our intent to present only accurate information. In the event any information contained herein is erroneous, however, St John's Kirkland accepts no liability or responsibility. Accordingly, all information provided on this site, including in St John's Kirkland’s blog articles, is provided “as-is.” The information contained on St John's Kirkland websites is provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.

Third Party Links

Links to other websites are provided for informational purposes only. While we believe the information to be accurate, we are not making any representations or warranties, nor do we accept liability or responsibility, as to the accuracy of the information contained on them.


This website is owned by St John's Kirkland and contains material protected by copyright laws which may not be reproduced in any form without advanced written consent of an authorized officer of St John's Kirkland.

Governing Law

The applicable law governing the content and use of this site and any disputes arising from the use of this site is Washington state law and all disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Seattle, Washington, United States of America.

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