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This website privacy policy governs the manner in which we collect, use, maintain, and disclose information we collect from you and about you via this website. This privacy policy applies to both the website and to all news services offered through it. It does not apply to information collected offline.

What information do we collect?

When you register on our website or subscribe to one of our news services, you may be asked to provide personal information, including your name, email address, mailing address, and phone number. We collect this information only if you voluntarily submit it to us. You may visit our site without providing such information through registration, although some features of the site may not be available to you if you do not register.

We may also collect demographic information about you when you interact with our website or our news services. Such information may include the browser type, computer type, operating system, Internet service provider, and other, similar information.

What do we use your information for?

We use the information we collect from you to contact you regarding submissions you make to our website and to provide you with news services to which you subscribe.

How do we protect your information?

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage, and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal information and other information stored on our website.

Do we use web browser cookies?

We use cookies to collect anonymous information that helps us measure the effectiveness of our online content. We do not use so-called "tracking cookies" to track your web browsing behavior, nor do we store any of your personally identifiable information in cookies.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties, except that we may disclose it to trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may share with others generic, aggregated demographic information not linked to any personally identifiable information. We may also release your personally identifiable information when we believe such a release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or others' rights, property, or safety.

California Online Privacy Protection Act

Because we value your privacy, we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

In accordance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act, you may view or make changes to your personal information at any time by signing in to the site and going to the User Profile page.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

We are in compliance with the requirements of the Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act. Our website and news services are directed to people who are at least 13 years old. No part of our website is structured to attract users under the age of 13.

Third Party Websites

You may find content on our website that links to the sites of third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites to which our site is linked. In addition, the content and links on these websites may be constantly changing. Such sites may have their own privacy policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our site, is subject to that website's terms and policies.

Your Consent

By using this website, you indicate your acceptance of this privacy policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this website. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy is deemed as acceptance of those changes. By using this site, you acknowledge that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically to become aware of any changes.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We have the discretion of updating our privacy policy at any time. If we change our privacy policy, we will make corresponding changes to this page and will update the privacy policy effective notice below.

This policy became effective on May 10, 2012 and has not been updated.

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We note the coming into effect of the GDPR on May 25, 2018, and express our intention to comply with this regulation in every way.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, please contact us at:

The International Center for Law and Religion Studies
452 JRCB
Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah 84602
United States of America
[email protected]