PRIVACY POLICY

Effective May 8, 2014

Prayerbook, LLC dba Prayer-Tree (“Prayer-Tree”,  “we” or “us”) takes your privacy very seriously.  We know that you care how information about you is used, stored and shared.  We appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully, sensibly, mindfully and with great discretion.

1. OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY


This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) sets forth Prayer-Tree’s policies regarding the collection and use of information provided through Prayer-Tree’s www.prayer-tree.com websites ( the “Site”) and the related mobile site (collectively, the “Services”). Please read our Privacy Policy carefully so that You understand exactly what information we collect about You through the Services, how we may use Your Personal Information, the choices You have about how we use Your Personal Information, and how we protect that information.

By accessing the Site, you signify your acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please cease all use of the Services immediately.

This Policy addresses our privacy practices relating to general use of the Services by visitors to the Site or owners of the App (each, a “User”) as well as use of the Services by any registered member of the Site (each, a “Member”).  For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, “You” or “Your” shall refer to you as a User or Member.

It is Your responsibility to submit accurate information through the Services.  If You prefer that we not collect any Personal Information from You, please do not provide us with any such information.  For purposes of this Privacy Policy, “Personal Information” is information which you provide to us which personally identifies you, such as your name, email address or billing information, or other data which can be reasonably linked to such information.  When You submit Personal Information and other information through the Services, You hereby consent to the collection, use and disclosure of such information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

2. THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

a. Information You Provide. When you decide to register as a Member, You will be asked to provide information such as Your name, user name, password, e-mail address, gender, and you may have the option of adding a picture, religion, interests or other information. We may collect and store any Personal Information You enter through the Services. 

b. Information Collected Automatically. When you use the Services, we store Your IP address and monitor Your activity.  This information will not be stored in a manner that is personally identifiable with You.  Also, in connection with Your use of the Services, we may collect and disclose various categories of Non-Personally Identifiable Information.  For purposes of this Privacy Policy, “Non-Personally Identifiable Information” means information that is recorded about Users so that it no longer reflects or references an individually identifiable User, for example, aggregated statistics generated from Users.  Any such information disclosed to unrelated third parties will not contain Your Personal Information.

We use “cookies” to help You access and navigate the Site more efficiently and to statistically monitor how many people are using the Site.  A “cookie” is a small file or tool stored on the User’s or Member’s hard drive containing information that allows us to deliver customized information to You.  If You register as a Member, we may use cookies to store information such as Your email address, user name, preferences and password so we can identify You when You return to the Site and track Your use of the Site.  You may set Your browser to notify You of or decline the receipt of cookies; however, certain features of the Site may not function properly or be available if Your browser is configured to disable cookies.

c. Information Collected by Third Parties. We may allow third parties to display mindful advertisements through the Services.  Prayer-Tree and these companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about Users who view or interact with these advertisements and use the Services. This information allows Prayer-Tree and these companies to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness.  We do not provide any Personal Information to these third parties without your consent. 

d. Emails You Send to Prayer-Tree. When You send an email to Prayer-Tree, either through the “Contact Us” area of the Site or otherwise, Prayer-Tree may retain Your email address and the contents of the email You send. This Privacy Policy does not apply to content, business information, ideas, concepts or inventions that You send to Prayer-Tree by email.  Please refer to our Terms of Use for our policy with respect to such information.  If You want to keep any information private or proprietary, please do not send such information in an email or otherwise post such information to Prayer-Tree.

3. THE WAY WE USE INFORMATION.


We may use the information collected and provided through the Services, individually or in an aggregate form, as follows:

  • to contact You about the Services;
  • to monitor or improve use of the Services;
  • to compare and otherwise use data entered by Users for any purpose including consulting, research and marketing;
  • to evaluate products and services Prayer-Tree or third parties could offer to You;
  • to customize the advertising and content You see through the Services;
  • to monitor compliance with Prayer-Tree’s Terms of Use Agreement for the Services;

4. WITH WHOM WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION.


Except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, we will not give, share, sell, or trade Your Personal Information to or with any third parties in any way other than under the following circumstances:

a. Affiliates. We may share Your Personal Information with our Affiliates, who may use Your information for purposes similar to the purposes for which we collect such information.  For purposes of this Privacy Policy, “Affiliates” means companies Prayer-Tree has a licensing or partnership arrangement with.  We require all Affiliates to comply with the terms of our Privacy Policy.

b. Fulfillment of Services. We may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions consistent with our Privacy Policy on our behalf.  Examples include customer support specialists, Web hosting companies, data analysis firms and email service providers.  Such third parties may be provided with access to Personal Information needed to perform their functions, but may not use such information for any other purpose.

c. Compliance with Law and Fraud Protection. We may disclose any information, including, without limitation, Personal Information, we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.  We may also exchange information, including, without limitation, personally identifiable information, with other companies and organizations for risk reduction and related activities.  Prayer-Tree reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information for a User and/or Member who we believe is in violation of our Terms of Use, even without a subpoena, warrant, or other court order.

d. Sale or Transfer of Information. In the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, dissolution, or sale or transfer of substantially all of the assets of Prayer-Tree, Personal Information and/or other information collected about You from the Services may be sold, assigned, or transferred to the party acquiring all or a substantial part of the equity and/or assets of Prayer-Tree in order to permit the party to continue the operation of the Services.  Subject to Your ability to opt-out, by using the Services and submitting Your information to us, You consent to the sale and transfer of Your information as described in this paragraph.  Except as described above, we will not disclose Your Personal Information to other third parties unless You have provided consent.

e. Advertising Partners and Other Third Parties.  We may share aggregated, Non-Personally Identifiable Information publicly and with our partners—for example advertisers or connected websites.  For example, we may share information publicly to show trends about the general use of our Services.  We only provide data to our advertising partners after we have removed Your name or any other personally identifying information from it, or have combined it with other User’s data in such as way that it is no longer associated with You.

5. THIRD-PARTY LINKS.


We may provide links to third-party websites as a service to our Users and/or Members. Please be aware that we cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection practices of such websites, which may differ from those of Prayer-Tree.  We encourage You to review and understand the privacy policies of these websites before providing any information to them.

6. YOUR RIGHTS, OUR OBLIGATIONS.


Prayer-Tree respects the privacy of Your Personal Information.  If You tell us that You do not wish to have this information used as a basis for further contact with You, we will respect Your wishes (except to the extent we need to communicate with You about closing Your account with us).  You can also choose not to provide us with certain information, but that may result in Your being unable to use certain features of the Services.  However, we may continue to contact You to provide service to Your account.  If You wish to opt-out of any continued communication (direct mail, telephone, fax or e-mail communications), please click here feedback@prayer-tree.com.  We will process an opt-out request as soon as reasonably practicable. If You choose to opt-out of further communications, we will keep Your e-mail address, phone number, name and physical address on file for the purpose of honoring Your opt-out request.

7. DATA SECURITY.


Prayer-Tree maintains a variety of physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards designed to protect Your Personal Information from unauthorized access and disclosure. We take commercially reasonable precautions to protect the information You provide, including using accepted tools and techniques to protect against unauthorized access to our systems. You should be aware that Prayer-Tree has no control over the security of other sites on the Internet You might visit or interact with even when a link may appear to said site from ours.  We want You to feel confident using the Services.  However, no system can be completely secure.  Therefore, although we take steps to secure Your information, we do not promise, and You should not expect, that Your Personal Information, searches, or other communications will always remain secure.  In the event of a breach of the confidentiality or security of Your Personal Information, we will notify You as necessary so You can take appropriate protective steps.  We may notify You under such circumstances using the e-mail address(es) we have on record for You. Users should also take care with how they handle and disclose their Personal Information. 

8. OUR SERVICES ARE NOT FOR USE BY CHILDREN.


The Services are a general audience services, and we do not knowingly market to, solicit information, or collect information from children under the age of 13.  If a child under 13 submits information about themselves to us through our Services, and we become aware that the person submitting the information is a child, we will attempt to delete this information as soon as possible.  If you are under the age of 18, your parent or legal guardian must agree to this Privacy Policy on your behalf.

9. ACCESS: HOW CAN I REVIEW, UPDATE OR CORRECT MY INFORMATION?


If You would like to review, update or correct Your profile, please log in to Your account and select the profile You would like to review or modify.

10. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY.


We will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices.  When we post changes to this Privacy Policy, we will revise the Effective Date at the top of this Privacy Policy. If we make any material changes to our Privacy Policy, we will notify You by sending an e-mail to the e-mail address(s) provided us in Your account, profile or registration and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on the Site or through the Services.  We recommend that You check the Site from time to time to inform Yourself of any changes in this Privacy Policy or any of our other policies.

11. QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS PRIVACY POLICY.


If You have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or request that we not use Your Personal Information for a particular purpose, please contact us.  We try to answer all inquiries within a reasonable time, but may not always be able to do so.

Prayerbook, LLC d/b/a Prayer-Tree
www.prayer-tree.com
Email: privacy@prayer-tree.com