Rising Above Ministries operates Risingaboveministries.org. It is Rising Above Ministries’ policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Rising Above Ministries 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. Rising Above Ministries purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Rising Above Ministries visitors use its website. From time to time, Rising Above Ministries may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Rising Above Ministries also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on Rising Above Ministries sites. Rising Above Ministries 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 blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Rising Above Ministries website choose to interact with Rising Above Ministries in ways that require Rising Above Ministries to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Rising Above Ministries gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with Rising Above Ministries are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Rising Above Ministries collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Rising Above Ministries. Rising Above Ministries 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.
Rising Above Ministries may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Rising Above Ministries may monitor the most popular blogs on the Rising Above Ministries site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Rising Above Ministries may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Rising Above Ministries does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Rising Above Ministries 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 Rising Above Ministries behalf or to provide services available at Rising Above Ministries 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 Rising Above Ministries websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Rising Above Ministries 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, Rising Above Ministries discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Rising Above Ministries believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Rising Above Ministries, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Rising Above Ministries website and have supplied your email address, Rising Above Ministries 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 Rising Above Ministries and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support 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. Rising Above Ministries takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Rising Above Ministries, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Rising Above Ministries 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 Rising Above Ministries may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.