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Privacy Policy

Gateway Publishing, an online venue through which your organization and its members/employees can connect to better fulfill its mission, respects and is committed to protecting the privacy of our Web site users. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how we receive, use, and protect information with respect to the Web site, located at gatewaypublishing.com (referred to in this Privacy Policy as “Gateway Publishing”). This Privacy Policy addresses our privacy practices relating to general and registered use of this Web site by visitors located within the United States. 

Gateway Publishing may change this Privacy Policy at any time for any reason. We will not provide individual notice to you of changes to this Privacy Policy, but we will post changes on this Web site. We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy regularly. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at publishing@gatewaypeople.com. 

1. What information does Gateway Publishing receive?

Information you provide to us

Personal Information. When you register for Gateway Publishing, the only information that is available to us is contact information that is provided by you on sign up. We will use this information exclusively for the purpose of managing your account and membership. 

Organization Information. The user who registers an organization will be the “Organization Owner.” The Organization Owner may designate additional Organization Owners and may delegate administrative duties to organization administrators (“Administrators”). When you register your organization, you may provide us with information including the organization name, address, number of campuses, website, time zone, phone numbers, and other such information. Information provided about the organization will be visible to all members of the organization. 

B. Information we collect when you interact with Gateway Publishing:

Access Device and Browser Information. When you access Gateway Publishing from a computer, mobile phone, or other device, we may collect information from that device about your browser type, location, and IP address, as well as the pages you visit. 

Cookie Information. We use "cookies" (small pieces of data we store for an extended period of time on your computer, mobile phone, or other device) to make Gateway Publishing easier to use, to show you advertisements, and to protect both you and us. For example, we use cookies to store your login ID (but not your password) and to confirm that you are logged into Gateway Publishing. You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser, but blocking cookies may in some cases impact your ability to use Gateway Publishing. 

Site Activity Information. We keep track of the actions you take on Gateway Publishing, viewing content and videos. For example, we may log the fact you downloaded files. 

C. Information we receive from third parties:

Applications on Gateway Publishing. We do not own or operate many of the applications that you use or the websites you interact with through Gateway Publishing. When you authorize an application through Gateway Publishing, we may receive information from them, including information about actions you take. In some cases, in order to personalize the process of connecting, we may receive a limited amount of information even before you authorize the application or website.

2. How is my information shared with other users and third parties?

We do our best to ensure that others use information that you share on Gateway Publishing in a manner consistent with your privacy settings, but we cannot guarantee that other users will follow our rules. Read this section to learn more about how you can protect yourself when you share information with third parties.

Organization Control. The website and application is solely owned and managed by Gateway Church, and as such is completely operated internally. Only internal technology staff have the ability to modify the function or data of the application. 

Links. When you click on links on Gateway Publishing you may leave our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites, and we encourage you to read their privacy statements. 

3. How does Gateway Publishing use my information?

Below are some of the ways we use the information we collect to try to provide a safe, efficient, and customized experience.

To Manage the Service. We use the information we collect to provide our services and features to you, to measure and improve those services and features, and to provide you with customer support. We also use a variety of technological systems to detect and address anomalous activity and screen content to prevent abuse such as spam. These efforts may on occasion result in a temporary or permanent suspension or termination of some functions for some users. 

To Contact You. We may contact you with service-related announcements and updates from Gateway Publishing from time-to-time. 

4. When will Gateway Publishing share my information with others?

We share your information with third parties when we believe it is permitted by you, reasonably necessary to offer our services, or when we are legally required to do so. For example:

To Help Improve or Promote our Service. Sometimes we share aggregated information with third parties to help improve or promote our service. We only share this information in such a way that no individual user can be identified or linked to any specific action or information. 

To Provide You with Services. We may provide information to service providers that help us bring you the services we offer. We implement reasonable contractual and technical protections to limit their use of that information to helping us provide the service. 

To Respond to Legal Requests and Prevent Harm. We may disclose information pursuant to subpoenas, court orders, or other requests (including criminal and civil matters) if we have a good faith belief that the response is required by law. This may include respecting requests from jurisdictions outside of the United States where we have a good faith belief that the response is required by law under the local laws in that jurisdiction, apply to users from that jurisdiction, and are consistent with generally accepted international standards. We may also share information when we have a good faith belief it is necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activity, to prevent imminent bodily harm, or to protect ourselves and you from people violating our Terms  of Use. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, courts or other government entities. 

Transfer in the Event of Sale or Change of Control. If our organization’s ownership changes, we may transfer your information to the new owner so that the service can continue to operate. In such a case, your information would remain subject to the promises made in this Privacy Policy. 

5. How does Gateway Publishing protect my information?

Keeping Your Information Secure. We keep your account information on a secured server behind a firewall. When you enter sensitive information, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We also use automated and social measures to enhance security, such as analyzing account behavior for fraudulent or otherwise anomalous behavior. We may limit use of site features in response to possible signs of abuse, remove inappropriate content or links to illegal content, or suspend or disable accounts for violations of our Terms of Use. 

Report Violations. You should report any security violations to us at 

publishing@gatewaypeople.com. 

6. Other Terms

Complete Agreement. Please read our Terms of Use. Except as written in any other disclaimers, policies, or notices on this Site, this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use are the complete agreement between you and Gateway Publishing with respect to your use of this Site. 

Scope. This Privacy Policy covers our platform. It does not, however, apply to entities that we do not own or control, such as applications and websites. By using or accessing Gateway Publishing, you agree to our privacy practices outlined in this Privacy Policy. 

Children under age 13. If you are under age 13, please do not attempt to register on Gateway Publishing or provide any personal information about yourself to us. If we discover that a child under age 13 has provided us with personal information, we will use reasonable efforts to delete this information as quickly as possible. We reserve the right to delete the profile and terminate the account of any person we believe is under age 13 or of any person who permits a child under age 13 to publish information or post content under that person’s access. If you believe that we might have any information from a child under age 13, please contact us at publishing@gatewaypeople.com. We strongly recommend that minors 13 years of age or older ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet. We encourage parents to teach their children about safe internet use practices. 

Consent to Collection and Processing in the United States. By using Gateway Publishing, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. 

Defined Terms. "Us," "we," "our," and "Gateway Publishing" mean the same as they do in the Terms of Use. “Information” and “content” are used more generally and interchangeably here than in the Terms of Use unless otherwise limited by the context. 

 

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