The Portal of Grace ("Portal of Grace") operates portalofgrace.us and may operate other websites. It is Portal of Grace's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Portal of Grace collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Portal of Grace's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Portal of Grace's visitors use its website. From time to time, Portal of Grace may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Portal of Grace also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on portalofgrace.us blogs/sites. Portal of Grace only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Portal of Grace's websites choose to interact with Portal of Grace in ways that require Portal of Grace to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Portal of Grace gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at portalofgrace.us to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Portal of Grace are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Portal of Grace collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Portal of Grace. Portal of Grace does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Portal of Grace may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Portal of Grace may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Portal of Grace does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Portal of Grace discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Portal of Grace's behalf or to provide services available at Portal of Grace's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Portal of Grace's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Portal of Grace will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Portal of Grace discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Portal of Grace believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Portal of Grace, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Portal of Grace website and have supplied your email address, Portal of Grace may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Portal of Grace and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Portal of Grace takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Portal of Grace, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Portal of Grace goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Portal of Grace may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.