The Academy of Arts Ministries ("The Academy of Arts") operates www.theacademyofarts.org and may operate other websites. It is The Academy of Arts' policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, The Academy of Arts 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. The Academy of Arts' purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Academy of Arts' visitors use its website. From time to time, The Academy of Arts may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The Academy of Arts also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on www.theacademyofarts.org blogs/sites. The Academy of Arts 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 The Academy of Arts' websites choose to interact with The Academy of Arts in ways that require The Academy of Arts to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Academy of Arts gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at www.theacademyofarts.org to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with The Academy of Arts are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Academy of Arts collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with The Academy of Arts. The Academy of Arts 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.
The Academy of Arts may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. The Academy of Arts may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Academy of Arts does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
The Academy of Arts 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 The Academy of Arts' behalf or to provide services available at The Academy of Arts' 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 The Academy of Arts' websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Academy of Arts 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, The Academy of Arts discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when The Academy of Arts believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Academy of Arts, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an The Academy of Arts website and have supplied your email address, The Academy of Arts 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 The Academy of Arts 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. The Academy of Arts takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If The Academy of Arts, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that The Academy of Arts 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 The Academy of Arts may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.