Heartlight's Privacy Policy

Your Privacy Matters

Greetings from Heartlight and welcome to our site! We extend the following information to assure you, our guest, that we are concerned about and respect your privacy while visiting our Web site. Heartlight will never sell, lease or rent your confidential information. We will always endeavor to take steps to assure that any information you provide to us will remain secure. We want you to feel safe in your online experience while visiting our site. We, therefore, request that you take a moment to review the following valuable information.

Collection of Information

Heartlight does not collect personal information without your knowledge while you are visiting our Web site.

However, Heartlight allows you to provide personal information on our Web site. The type of information we collect directly corresponds with the service you request. For instance, you can make donations, offer your thoughts, opinions, prayers, concerns, ideas, personal experiences, questions and/or suggestions to our articles, materials, books, etc. The type of information we collect is only the information necessary to facilitate our response to your specific request such as your name and contact information.

If you make a donation, Heartlight will collect the information necessary to complete this transaction which may include your contact information, credit card number and other transaction information.

If you offer your thoughts, comments, opinions, concerns, ideas, personal experience testimonies, request prayer, ask questions, etc., Heartlight collects that information and may use the information in one of the ways set forth in the following section titled "Use of Information."

Use of Information

Heartlight uses the information provided by you to:

  • Respond to your correspondence, questions, comments, suggestions, thoughts, opinions, prayers, concerns or ideas to fulfill a resource request.

  • Continually update, develop, design and customize the content of our Web site to meet the needs, interests and requests of our audience.

  • Contact you via email to confirm specific resource or information requests, confirm subscription information, inform you of new services or features, or provide information we think may be of particular interest to you.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google. We have implemented a feature of Google Analytics referred to as Demographics and Interest Reporting on this website.

The Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting feature allows us to collect data relating to the demographics (age and gender) and interests of visitors to the Digital Content guide website. We collect such data to analyse how visitors engage with our website. We do not collect or store personally identifiable information about visitors.

The data collected via the Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting feature is stored on Google's servers and is accessible by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of the data by Google as set out in Google's Privacy Policy.

You can opt out of Google Analytics if you disable or refuse the cookie (go to Ads Settings), disable JavaScript, or use the opt-out service provided by Google.

Disclosure/Sharing of Information

As stated above, Heartlight does not sell, rent or lease your confidential information to others. Heartlight will disclose confidential information only when required by law or in the event an entity other than Heartlight is used to fulfill your order or request. Any entity working on behalf of Heartlight is familiar with our privacy policy.

Ability to Edit and Delete

If you would like to correct, update, add, or delete personal information, simply let us know by calling emailing editor@heartlight.org or write to us at Heartlight, PO Box 7044, Abilene, TX, USA 79608 and we will promptly respond to your request.

Security

Our Web site's donation system uses SSL encryption to protect sensitive data transmissions from your computer to our Web site. You are able to see when the SSL encryption is active either by the "padlock" icon at the bottom of your browser's window or by a blue line around the window.

In certain areas, password protection is used to protect your privacy and security.

Changes

Heartlight reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time and requests that you review this policy for updates.

Questions or Suggestions

Please direct all questions or comments regarding this privacy policy to Heartlight editor@heartlight.org or write us at Heartlight, PO Box 7044, Abilene, TX, USA, 79608.

External Links

This Web site may provide links to external Web sites maintained by individuals or organizations external to Heartlight. Once you access information that links you to another Web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the Web site containing the information you have linked to.

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