SMC policy | Security, Privacy and Refund

Privacy and security policy

At SMC, we are committed to protecting your privacy.

Any information that we collect is used to provide the best possible experience for visitors. By using a web site/SMC partner site you agree to the terms set forth below. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use this website.

Privacy Policy

SMC reviews our Privacy Policy periodically, and we reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time. This page should be reviewed from time to time, so that you can be aware of any changes. If you want to communicate with us about our Privacy Policy write us at: St. Mark’s Church, 1230 St. Marks Church Road, Burlington, NC 27215.

Collection & Use

SMC recognizes the privacy concerns of users of our websites on the Internet and the importance of protecting the privacy of personally identifiable information collected from them. Such information is collected only when it is knowingly and voluntarily submitted.

We maintain reasonable and appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of such information in our possession. SMC does not sell personally identifiable information to third parties.


Our technology partners uses industry-leading Internet security technology and practices. All of the data is protected against unauthorized access, as indicated by the secure (lock) icon on your browser. As with any financial transaction it is the user’s responsibility to ensure you have established a secure connection between your device and any website before making any financial transaction.

F1, is our partner site handling financial transactions and SMC is not liable for any financial transaction made with partner sites like F1 (Fellowship One) since SMC does not maintain partner sites. If you feel uncomfortable making a financial transaction online through our partner sites you may conduct financial transaction through traditional mail.


If you attend SMC, you or your family image may be used for SMC related promotional material (website, social media, campaigns). If you do not write to us to OPT out, you are agreeing and giving us permission to use your/family’s likeness for SMC marketing materials in video, print or the web.

You may OPT out by writing to us to: St. Mark’s Church, 1230 St. Mark’s Church Road, Burlington, NC 27215.


Our websites may be linked to or from other websites that are not operated by SMC.

SMC is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these third-party websites. Visitors to those websites should refer to their separate privacy policies and practices.

Disclaimer of Liability:

In preparation of this site, every effort has been made to offer the most current, correct, and clearly expressed information possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors in information may occur, and information may become dated. In particular, but without limiting anything stated herein, SMC disclaims any responsibility for typographical errors and accuracy or timeliness of the information that may be contained on SMC websites. SMC also reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice.

If misleading, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate information is brought to our attention, a reasonable effort will be made to fix or remove it. Please contact with any concerns.

Disclaimer of Damages:

By using this website, you assume all risks associated with the use of the site, including any risk to your computer, device, software or data being damaged by any virus, software, or any other file that might be transmitted or activated via an SMC website or your access to it. SMC shall not be liable for any damages of any kind (general, special, incidental or consequential damages, including, without limitation, lost revenues or lost profits) resulting from the use or misuse of the information contained in an SMC website.

Disclaimer of Endorsement:

Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply endorsement by SMC. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of SMC, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.


Online contributions and contributions in general to the ministry of St. Mark’s Church are considered to be non-refundable. The refund policy for specific events is determined according to the nature of event and ministry leadership. The event refund policy is posted online along with information detailing the event. St. Mark’s Church will refund any payment made toward an event when St. Mark’s Church cancels that event. All merchandise purchased at our Resource Center is nonrefundable.