Privacy Policy for The Blessed House International Church Website (tbhic.com)

Last updated: August, 15 2023

1. Who We Are

The Blessed House International Church (“TBHIC,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) is a church with a mission to spread the teachings of faith and spirituality. Our website address is: https://tbhic.com.


When visitors leave comments on our website, we collect the following data:

  • Data shown in the comments form
  • Visitor’s IP address
  • Browser user agent string

We collect this information to aid in spam detection and ensure the quality of our content.

An anonymized string created from your email address (hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to check if you are using it. The Gravatar service’s privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. Once your comment is approved, your profile picture may be visible to the public alongside your comment.

3. Media

If you upload images to our website, please ensure that you avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) as visitors to the website can extract location data from these images.

4. Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Website

These cookies are designed for your convenience, allowing you to avoid re-entering your details when leaving another comment. These cookies will remain valid for one year.

Upon visiting our login page, a temporary cookie will be set to determine your browser’s cookie acceptance. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded upon closing your browser.

Upon logging in, additional cookies will be set to:

  • Save your login information
  • Save your screen display choices

Login cookies are valid for two days, while screen options cookies are valid for one year. Selecting “Remember Me” will extend your login persistence to two weeks. Logging out of your account will result in the removal of login cookies.


When editing or publishing an article, a cookie will be saved with no personal data, indicating the edited article’s post ID. This cookie expires after one day.

5. Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on our site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles) from other websites. Embedded content operates similarly to if you were visiting the external website directly. These external websites may collect data, use cookies, and employ third-party tracking, potentially monitoring your interactions with the embedded content.

6. Who We Share Your Data With

We are committed to safeguarding your data and limit sharing to essential circumstances. If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email for security purposes.

7. How Long We Retain Your Data

Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely to facilitate the automated approval of follow-up comments and avoid moderation delays.

For registered users, we store personal information provided in user profiles. Users can view, edit, or delete their personal information (except username). Website administrators have access to view and edit this information.

8. Your Rights Over Your Data

If you have an account on our site or have left comments, you have the right to:

  • Receive an exported file of your personal data we hold
  • Request erasure of your personal data we hold

Please note that certain data may be retained for administrative, legal, or security purposes and may not be erased upon request.

9. Where Your Data is Sent

We take data security seriously and implement appropriate measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

10. Consent

By using our website, you consent to the terms outlined in this privacy policy. We reserve the right to update and modify this policy, and any changes will be posted on this page. Please check back regularly to stay informed about our data practices.

11. Contact Information

For any inquiries or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us at [email protected].