Privacy Policy

"Church Planter Profiles" is operated by the Gateway Leadership Initiative. "We" have provided this document to make public "Our" information collection and disclosure practices for (including successor pages, the "Site").

Please be advised that the Church Planter Profiles website may not be used by children under the age of thirteen (13) and children under such age may not submit any personal information to Church Planter Profiles.

Our registration form requests certain contact information (like your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address). The requested information is required in order to receive Church Planter Profiles' services.

Our assessment instruments ask you to answer a wide range of questions regarding your personal experiences, preferences and perceptions. The requested information is required in order to complete these instruments.

We use this information in the following ways:

  1. To send you a welcome email and follow-up emails regarding your Church Planter Profiles account.
  2. To provide you with automated assessment scores and results.
  3. To contact you in person, via phone or email regarding your interest in church planting.
  4. To send you Church Planter Profiles news or updates via email.
  5. To invite you to participate in additional surveys relative to church planting.
  6. To send you information about events or products related to church planting.

We share all of the above information with the church, church planting network, or denomination you select when you create your account. In addition, each organization may request additional information from you via forms they have loaded into the system. Each organization may provide access to your account to its staff or other key decision makers. Should you be concerned with who will have access to your information, please contact the organization to whom you have given access. These organizations have agreed to abide by our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and may use your information in all of the same ways outlined above.

We will not share any of your personally identifiable information with parties outside of Church Planter Profiles, or the organization you select, without your consent.


We collect technical information, such as the identification of the server your computer is logged onto, your browser type and usage information, such as the order you visit pages, or how long you are on a page. This information is used to help us improve the site.

Web Beacons

We use a third party vendor for certain Church Planter Profiles e-mails, and this vendor may use web beacons, pixel tags or similar technologies to monitor whether you opened any HTML-formatted emails from Church Planter Profiles. Any information collected by this partner is the sole property of Church Planter and will not be used nor distributed to other third parties.


We use data collection tools called "cookies" to facilitate user login sessions. "Cookies" are small files placed on your hard drive which assists us in providing a more efficient and customized experience to you. Church Planter Profiles uses "session cookies" which are deleted from your hard drive at the end of each login session. You may always decline our cookies if your browser so permits, in which case you may not be able to use certain features on Our site.


Our site has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control, but we cannot guarantee complete security. Credit card transactions occur on a secure third-party site. Information submitted for credit card processing is encrypted and is transacted over secure links. No credit card information is stored on Church Planter Profiles' servers.

Sharing Information/Reports

We prepare analyses and reports for internal use, academic research, as well as for a limited number of ministry partners. These reports may include aggregate or segmented information about our users. The information in these reports will not identify you individually. Our ministry partners who have access to these reports will not be able to contact you from the information contained in the reports. We will not provide your personally identifiable information to our partners or any other third parties without your consent, except that info may be shared with those with whom we contract to carry out the internal operation of the site (for example, to send you Church Planter Profile news via email) Such contractors have agreed with us to use personal information of site visitors only for the purposes of carrying out these operations. In particular, we do not rent or sell mailing lists of site visitors to any 3rd party.


This site, as well as the messages received as part of the Church Planter Profiles' service, contains links to other sites or services. Church Planter Profiles is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such third party sites, and this privacy statement applies only to information collected by Church Planter Profiles. If you have a question about the privacy policy of those other sites, please contact them directly.


From time to time, we may run surveys in which we may ask you for additional information. Participation in such surveys is completely voluntary. We use and treat such information in accordance with this privacy statement.

Changing Your Status

You may opt-out of receiving Church Planter Profiles e-mails at any time by using the unsubscribe link included in each message. You may request that all of your personal information be deleted and excluded from any future use by Church Planter Profiles by sending an e-mail to Other organizations to whom we may have provided your information in accordance with this privacy statement may independently send you e-mails or other communications. Please contact those organizations directly if you do not wish to receive communications from them.

Amendments/Notification of Changes

This privacy statement may be changed by Church Planter Profiles from time to time. If we decide to amend or otherwise modify this privacy statement, we will post those changes on the site.

Please e-mail us with your thoughts, suggestions or any problems with our services.