Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are Riverwood Church. We are a Jesus-centered church that highly values the gospel. We define the gospel as the ongoing story of God redeeming broken and imperfect people and restoring them into the complete and perfect image of Jesus. We launched public weekly worship gatherings in Waverly, Iowa on April 20, 2014. Our website address is You can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


We have turned off comments site-wide, including our blog section. If you wish to contact Riverwood concerning a comment you have, you may use the form on the Connect page.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

We use a contact form on the Connect page. Any info submitted via that contact form is emailed to us. We merely use your contact to email a reply. Rest assured we do not use your data for marketing purposes, nor will we sign you up for our weekly email newsletter.


While we do not intentionally use cookies on our site, some of the WordPress plugins, embedded content, or web tools (such as HotJar or Google Analytics) we employ may use cookies to make your browsing experience the best it can be.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We use Google Analytics to see how our site is being used so we can improve use experience. While we only occasionally look at this data, we only share analytics internally.

Your Data

Who we share your data with

As an organization, we do not collect your data. We highly value internet privacy. However, some of the web tools (such as HotJar or Google Analytics) we employ to make our site as user-friendly as possible share some of your data with us (how long you were on our site, which pages you visited, which country you are from, etc.). However, we do share this data with anyone else.

How long we retain your data

We don’t retain your data at all, except for what our web tools retain.

What rights you have over your data

Because we do not log your visit to our site on our servers, nor allow comments, nor keep your data, there is no data for you to download. If you do not wish for your visit to be tracked by HotJar or Google Analytics, we encourage you to use browser extensions or software that blocks these web tools.

Contact information

Our mailing address is:

Riverwood Church
PO Box 212
Waverly, Iowa

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