Privacy and Refund Policy

FBCS Financial Privacy and Refund Policy

It is the desire of First Baptist Church of Sudbury (FBCS) to protect donor confidentiality and accounting information in all circumstances. For that reason, the following policies have been established and strict adherence to the policy is required on the part of all ministry personnel who have access to financial information.

Donor and Contribution Information

FBCS staff members will be given access to donor and contribution information only as required in the performance of their responsibilities. All donor and contribution information will be kept either electronically in our password, access-protected donor software and accounting software. Any donor or contribution information in paper form is maintained in locked file cabinet. Paper donations or contribution information that is no longer needed will be shredded.

It is also the policy of FBCS to never disclose, rent, or sell our donor list or any donor information to any individual or organization outside of the ministry, except to our Auditors.

FBCS has created this privacy policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our website. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the websites located at

Questions regarding this policy should be directed to FBCS by sending an email to Please reference this privacy policy in your subject line.

Refund Policy

If you submit a donation online and there is an error in the amount of the transaction, please contact Chelsea Levis in the church office 978-443-7171. If you have concerns about use of the donation that you have given, please contact us within 30 days of the donation and we will resolve the issue.

Collection and Uses of Your Information

Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, address, interests, and similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers. In partnership with By the Book and Blue Fin Payments, FBCS is fully PCI compliant.

Terms and Conditions

At any time, you may obtain a summary of the personal information on record with FBCS, which has been collected about you via the website. In addition, at any time you may request to correct the personal information, request that such information be removed form the FBCS database, or request that FBCS no longer solicit you either by email, telephone, regular mail or by any other means. To make any request described above, send or call the church office at 978-443-7171, when contacting us, please be sure to provide us with your exact email address, name, address and daytime telephone number so that we may handle your request correctly.


All security-sensitive information provided to FBCS (i.e. donations) is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. If you are concerned that your information is not being passed securely, please call 978-443-7171. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

Contact Us If you have any questions about this privacy policy or the practices of this website, you can contact: First Baptist Church of Sudbury 162 Landham Rd Sudbury, MA 01776 You can also send an email to: or call the office at 978-443-7171.

First Baptist Church of Sudbury reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this privacy policy by posting such changes on our website. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.