Privacy Policy


This privacy policy explains the privacy practices of Local Church Ministries (a Covenant Ministry of the United Church of Christ) d.b.a. The Pilgrim Press—as applied through—and how The Pilgrim Press treats information that is gathered through

This policy only applies to information we collect from visitors to our website, This policy does not apply to information collected by The Pilgrim Press offline or through any other means (including a third party—examples below). Use of constitutes agreement to this privacy policy, our terms and conditions. If you do not agree, you must not access, use any of the content found on, or make any purchases from 

  • The Pilgrim Press collects the personal information that you make available through your use of, including first and last name, email address, phone number, username, passwords, and cookie data.
  • Additionally, when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through, we collect certain information including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information, email address, and phone number. We do not store your payment information, as payments are processed through Shopify (our website platform).
  • We also collect some information automatically about your computer hardware and software, which can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and dates, referring website addresses, cookies, flash cookies, web beacons, and log file information. The information we automatically collect does not by itself identify a specific individual and is statistical data typically aggregated with other data to help us improve our website.
  • The Pilgrim Press collects your information when you make a purchase; when you provide consent; for purposes that are required by law; and for the purposes of responding to requests by the government, a court of law, or law enforcement authorities conducting an investigation.

We use your information to present our website and its contents to you; to communicate with you via emails to which you subscribe; to fulfill contracts (in particular, facilitating and processing purchases and related transactions); and where it is necessary to fulfill The Pilgrim Press’ legitimate interests, which include operating our website; providing information and goods and services described on our website; verifying your identity; determining how to improve our website; and responding to your questions and comments.

Examples of sharing your information with third parties include but are not limited to:

The Pilgrim Press retains your personal information for as long as necessary to provide the services to you and to comply with legal obligations. You can obtain a copy of the personal information maintained by The Pilgrim Press by clicking here.  You can modify or request that we delete your personal information by logging in here; however, we will retain information as is necessary for our legitimate business interests. (If you are unable to access your data by clicking the link, or if you have questions about our privacy practices, please send an email to

The Pilgrim Press reserves the right to change our website and this privacy policy, at our discretion. When any change is made, a revised version will be posted here and will be effective as of the revised date.

Please notifyus if you believe that any of your intellectual property rights have been infringed. Pursuant to Section 512 of the Copyright Act (“DMCA”), we designate the following individual as our agent for receipt of notifications of claimed infringement: 

United Church of Christ
Heather Kimmel, General Counsel
1300 East 9th Street, Suite 1100
Cleveland, OH 44114. 

To be effective, the notification should include: a physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the right being infringed; identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at the site; identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity, and information sufficient to permit us to locate the material; information sufficient to allow us to contact the complaining party; a statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, agent, or the law; and a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the right being infringed.  If you fail to comply with all of these requirements, your DMCA notification may not be valid.