Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Our website address is: https://christianauthordirectory.com.

This website and its content is copyright of the Christian Author Directory and its authors. All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited without written permission.

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only.

The information is provided by the Christian Author Directory and its contributors. While we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance users place on such information is therefore strictly at their own risk.

In no event will the owner or contributing authors be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website users are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of the Christian Author Directory. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.


Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, the owner of the Christian Author Directory takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond their control.

The owner of the Christian Author Directory and their partners/affiliates cannot be held legally responsible for information submitted by third parties and does not guarantee it’s accuracy, relevance, or completion.

This website does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

The owner/operators of this website do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your children have provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we becomes aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Media

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 Form

If a user submits information via a contact form, that information is sent via email, and stored on our server until it is deleted manually. By using the contact form you are agreeing to this handling of your data.


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.


Service Providers

The Christian Author Directory may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate this website (“Service Providers”), to provide this service on their behalf, to perform service-related services or to assist them in analyzing how this website is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.


Analytics

The Christian Author Directory may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of this website.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on this website available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/


Links To Other Sites

This website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site.

The owner of this site has no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

User information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of their state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from their jurisdiction.

If the user is located outside United States and chooses to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.

User consent to this Privacy Policy followed by submission of such information represents agreement to that transfer.

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that user data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of user Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of user data and other personal information.

Business Transaction

If the Christian Author Directory is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, user Personal Data may be transferred. The owner will provide notice before user Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.


Disclosure for Law Enforcement

Under certain circumstances, the owner of the Christian Author Directory may be required to disclose users Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).


Legal Requirements

The owner of the Christian Author Directory may disclose users Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:





  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of said owner or contributing authors
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with this website
  • To protect the personal safety of users of this website or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.




If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect user Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


FTC disclosure

The owner of this website, is compensated to provide opinions on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though we may receive compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on topics / products. The views and opinions expressed on this website are purely the writer’s own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

This website abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion, and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this website.  Assume that if there is a link to a recommended product that it is an affiliate link and the owner will be compensated for your purchase.


Amazon Affiliate Disclosure Notice

It is important to note that one of the affiliate programs the owner of this website is a participant in is the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for website owners to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com and any other website that may be affiliated with Amazon Service LLC Associates Program.

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify users of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let users know via email and/or a prominent notice on this website, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy if the changes are significant.

Users are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.


Last updated on May 15th, 2019

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Thank you in advance for your support of this website.