Privacy Policy

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Like most website operators, PCAT Literacy Ministries 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. PCAT Literacy Ministries’  purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how PCAT Literacy Ministries’ visitors use its website. From time to time, PCAT Literacy Ministries may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

PCAT Literacy Ministries also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged-in users and for users leaving comments on PCAT Literacy Ministries’ blogs/sites. PCAT Literacy Ministries 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 PCAT Literacy Ministries’ websites choose to interact with PCAT Literacy Ministries in ways that require PCAT Literacy Ministries to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that PCAT Literacy Ministries gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at PCAT Literacy Ministries’ website to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with PCAT Literacy Ministries are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, PCAT Literacy Ministries collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with PCAT Literacy Ministries. PCAT Literacy Ministries 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.

Aggregated Statistics

PCAT Literacy Ministries may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. PCAT Literacy Ministries may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, PCAT Literacy Ministries does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

PCAT Literacy Ministries 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 PCAT Literacy Ministries’ behalf or to provide services available at PCAT Literacy Ministries’ 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 PCAT Literacy Ministries’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. PCAT Literacy Ministries 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, PCAT Literacy Ministries discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when PCAT Literacy Ministries believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of PCAT Literacy Ministries, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a PCAT Literacy Ministries website and have supplied your email address, PCAT Literacy Ministries 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 PCAT Literacy Ministries 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. PCAT Literacy Ministries takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


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: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. PCAT Literacy Ministries uses cookies to help PCAT Literacy Ministries identify and track visitors, their usage of PCAT Literacy Ministries website, and their website access preferences. PCAT Literacy Ministries visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using PCAT Literacy Ministries’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of PCAT Literacy Ministries’ websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

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.


PCAT Literacy Ministries uses Google Analytics to measure traffic to its website. To understand how Google collects and uses that information, visit this web page

Who we share your data with

This website may share information about your visit, as well as any personally-identifying information your provide via forms on this website, with partners who help us complete your transaction. These partners include Google and PayPal, our payment processor for donations.

How long we retain your data

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.

What rights you have over your data

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.

Where we send your data

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

Business Transfers

If PCAT Literacy Ministries, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that PCAT Literacy Ministries 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 PCAT Literacy Ministries may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, PCAT Literacy Ministries may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in PCAT Literacy Ministries’s sole discretion. PCAT Literacy Ministries encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a PCAT Literacy Ministries account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Your contact information

If you have specific concerns about this privacy policy, you may contact us for more information.


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