Last Revised: 4/12/21
Patterns of Truth is committed to protecting you and your personal information. We firmly believe that Christian ministry must be characterized by integrity and offered free of cost, including any cost to your privacy.
Collection of Your Personal Information
Patterns of Truth collects personally identifiable information such as your name and email. The website also collects anonymous demographic information such as your general geographic location (city and nation), and the language you use to view the site.
Collected data also includes information about your computer hardware and software, including your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring site address. Patterns of Truth uses this information to operate our web services, maintain the quality of those services, and provide general statistics regarding the use of the Patterns of Truth website and its social media platforms.
Please keep in mind that comments posted on the website are public, and therefore, whatever personal information posted by you can be collected and used by others. We cannot control, and are not responsible for such unauthorized use of information posted by you in public venues and social media platforms. Nevertheless, we will remove your comment posting per your written request.
Furthermore, this Privacy Statement does not extend to outside websites that you may use in connection with Patterns of Truth such as social media sites, web browsers, or outside links provided by Patterns of Truth. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of each of these entities when utilizing their services.
Use of the Your Personal Information
Your personal information is used for the sole purpose of running the Patterns of Truth website (patternsoftruth.org) and providing those services that you request from us. We do not share, lease, or sell your information to outside parties.
Patterns of Truth keeps track of the Web sites and pages you visit and use within the Patterns of Truth website. Such information is collected to analyze how our services are being used and how to further improve those services for your benefit and the benefit of all who use Patterns of Truth.
Patterns of Truth will disclose your personal information without your consent only when required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal processes served on Patterns of Truth or its website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Patterns of Truth; and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Patterns of Truth, or the public.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize Patterns of Truth pages, or register with Patterns of Truth sites or services, a cookie helps Patterns of Truth recall your specific information on subsequent visits. Cookies simplify the process of recording your personal information such as name, email address and other necessary data. When you return to the same Patterns of Truth Web page, the information provided in a previous visit is retrieved for your convenience, so you can easily use the Patterns of Truth features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features offered by Patterns of Truth.
Security of Your Personal Information
Patterns of Truth secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Personally identifiable information provided by you is maintained in a controlled secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
Changes to this Statement
Patterns of Truth will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect ministry and user feedback. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement to remain informed of how Patterns of Truth is managing your information.
We welcome your comments regarding this Privacy Statement. Please contact us if you have reason to believe that Patterns of Truth has not maintained its commitment to respect and protect your personal information by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will take all reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the situation.