Privacy Policy

LAST UPDATE OF THIS POLICY: April 27, 2022

BEFORE USING THIS SITE, PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY. 

This Privacy Policy is applicable to Scripture & Story and sets out our policy on the gathering and use of information on this site. Scripture & Story is committed to providing safe websites for visitors of all ages and has implemented this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. Scripture & Story complies with Canadian Federal and Provincial privacy laws and regulations including the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act.

There may be links from our site to other websites; note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our site and not to websites of other companies or organizations to which our site may be linked. You must check on any linked sites for the privacy policy that applies to that site and/or make any necessary inquiries in respect of that privacy policy with the operator of the linked site. These links to third-party websites are provided as a convenience and are for informational purposes only. Scripture & Story does not endorse and is not responsible for these linked websites.

Although you are not required to register to access our site, you may be asked to provide us with personal information when you visit certain sections of our site. Your use of our site signifies your acknowledgment and consent to our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not continue to use our site. Your continued use of the site signifies your acceptance of these terms and any changes in effect at the time of use.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.

We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback, Tell Your Story forms, and the like. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address if you want to obtain additional services, information, participate in a contest, or resolve complaints or concerns.

HOW DOES SCRIPTURE & STORY USE INFORMATION GATHERED ABOUT ONLINE VISITORS?

Before providing any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on our site may be used for research and development relating to our site and/or for future site development and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional materials. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our range of products and to assist us to tailor the content of our site to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns/page views on our sites; to create a profile relating to you in order to show you the content that might be of interest to you and to display the content according to your preferences; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our products together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.

PROMOTIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL OFFERS

With the permission of an online visitor, information submitted at the time of registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by Scripture & Story, provided notice of this fact is made available online. If a visitor objects to such use for any reason, he/she may prevent that use, either by e-mail request or by modifying the registration information provided. Scripture & Story uses reasonable efforts to maintain visitors' information in a secure environment. If you have submitted personal information and want to change it or opt-out, please contact us here.

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

Scripture & Story will not disclose personal information that you provide on our site to any third parties, except i) in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, or ii) to comply with legal requirements such as a law, regulation, warrant, subpoena or court order, in which case Scripture & Story may be required to disclose such information to bodies such as, but not limited to, Canadian and/or international regulatory authorities. Please note that any of these disclosures may involve the storage or processing of personal information outside of Canada and may therefore be subject to different privacy laws than those applicable in Canada, including laws that require the disclosure of personal information to governmental authorities under circumstances that are different from those that apply in Canada.

COOKIES

Scripture & Story, in common with many website operators, may use standard technology called "cookies" on our site. Cookies are small data files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular website. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however, some areas of the site may not function properly if you do so.

PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ONLINE

Scripture & Story considers the protection of children's privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children nor do we permit them to become registered users of, or to request information through, our site or help-seeking information lines.

ADDITIONAL TERMS FOR CERTAIN WEBSITES

The following additional information applies to our site that requires registration. Generally, you are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our site, except as may be necessary to provide you with a product or service that you have requested. However, some pages of our site are restricted to certain individuals who have elected to register upon entry by providing us with certain information.

PROTECTION OF INFORMATION

Our Commitment to Security: We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. Scripture & Story applies security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, such as retaining information in secure facilities and making personal information accessible only to authorized employees on a need-to-know basis.

Storage of Information: Personal information you share with us is stored on our database servers at Scripture & Story or hosted by third parties who have entered into agreements with us that require them to observe our Privacy Policy.

POLICY CHANGES

If we alter our Privacy Policy, any changes will be posted on this page of our site so that you are always informed of the information we collect about you, how we use it, and the circumstances under which we may disclose it.

ACCEPTANCE OF OUR PRIVACY POLICY

By using this site or any other Scripture & Story sites or interactive banner ads, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, and you adhere to the Terms and Conditions posted on the site. By submitting your information, you agree that it will be governed by our Privacy Policy.

 

Terms and Conditions

LAST UPDATE: April 27, 2022

BEFORE USING THIS SITE, PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. 

The following Terms and Conditions govern and apply to your use of or reliance upon this website maintained by Scripture & Story. Your access or use of this website indicates that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and any other applicable laws, statutes and/or regulations. We may change these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice, effective upon its posting to this page of the website. Your continued use of this website will be considered your acceptance to the revised Terms and Conditions.

AGE RESTRICTION

You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to use this website or any services contained herein. Your access or use of this website indicates your representation that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age. We assume no responsibility or liability for any misrepresentation of your age.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

All intellectual property on this website (except for user-generated content, as defined below) is owned by Scripture & Story or our licensors which includes materials protected by copyright, trademark or patent laws. All trademarks, service marks and trade names are owned, registered and/or licensed to Scripture & Story. All content on this website (except for user-generated content, as defined below) including, but not limited to, text, software, code, designs, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, applications, interactive features and all other content is a collective work under Canadian and other copyright laws and is the propriety property of Scripture & Story. All rights reserved.

USE OF COMPANY MATERIALS

We may provide you with certain information as a result of your use of this website including, but not limited to, documentation, data or information developed by Scripture & Story, and other company materials which may assist in the use of this website or services. The company materials may not be used for any other purpose than the use of this website and the services offered on this website. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions may be interpreted as granting any license of intellectual property rights to you.

USER-GENERATED CONTENT

User-generated content is communications, materials, information, data, opinions, photos, profiles, messages, notes, website links, text information, music, videos, sounds, graphics, designs or any other content that you and/or other website users post or otherwise make available on or through the website, except to the extent that the content is owned by Scripture & Story.

ACCOUNT AND ACCOUNT USE

If your use of this website requires an account identifying you as a user:

  1. You are solely responsible for your account and the maintenance, confidentiality and security of your account and all passwords related to your account, and any and all activities that occur under your account, including all activities of any persons who gain access to your account with or without your permission.

  2. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your account, any service provided through your account or any password related to your account, or any other breach of security with respect to your account, and you agree to provide assistance to us, as requested, to stop or remedy any breach of security related to your account.

  3. You agree to provide true, current, accurate and complete customer information as requested by Scripture & Story from time to time and you agree to promptly notify us of any changes to this information.

PAYMENT

When you make a purchase on this website, you agree to provide a valid form of payment. Pay attention to the details of the transaction as your total price may include taxes, fees and shipping costs, all of which you are responsible for.

When you provide a valid form of payment to us, you confirm that you are permitted to use that form of payment. When you make a purchase you authorize Scripture & Story (and our designated payment processor) to charge the full amount to the form of payment you designate for the transaction. You also authorize us to collect and store that payment information along with other related transaction information.

We may cancel any transaction if we believe the transaction violates these Terms and Conditions, or if we believe in doing so may prevent financial loss.

We may contact your form of payment issuer, law enforcement or affected third parties and share details of any payments you are associated with, if we believe in doing so may prevent financial loss or if we believe there is a violation of law.

SALE OF GOODS AND SERVICES

We may sell goods and services or allow third parties to sell goods and services on this website. We undertake to be as accurate as possible with all information regarding the goods and services, including product descriptions and images. However, we do not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of any product information and you acknowledge and agree that you purchase such products at your own risk.

AFFILIATE MARKETING AND ADVERTISING

Through this website and its services, we may engage in affiliate marketing whereby we receive a commission on or a percentage of the sale of goods or services of which we inform you. We may also accept advertising or sponsorships from commercial businesses or receive other forms of advertising compensation.

ACCEPTABLE USE

You agree not to use this website for any unlawful purpose, or any purpose prohibited under this clause. You agree not to use this website in any way that could damage this website, the services or the general business of Scripture & Story.

You further agree not to use and/or access this website:

  1. To harass, abuse, or threaten others, or otherwise violate any person's legal rights.

  2. To violate any intellectual property rights of Scripture & Story or any third party.

  3. To upload or otherwise disseminate any computer viruses or other software that may damage the property of another.

  4. To perpetrate any fraud.

  5. To engage in or create any unlawful gambling, sweepstakes or pyramid scheme.

  6. To publish or distribute any obscene or defamatory material.

  7. To publish or distribute any material that incites violence, hate or discrimination towards any group.

  8. To unlawfully gather information about others.

REVERSE ENGINEERING AND SECURITY

You may not undertake any of the following actions:

  1. Reverse engineer or attempt to reverse engineer or disassemble any code or software from on this website.

  2. Violate the security of this website through any unauthorized access, circumvention of encryption or other security tools, data mining or interference to any host, user or network.

DATA LOSS

We are not responsible for the security of your account or content. Your use of this website is at your own risk.

INDEMNIFICATION

You defend and indemnify Scripture & Story and any of its affiliates and hold us harmless against any and all legal claims and demands, including attorney fees, which may arise from or relate to your use or misuse of this website, your breach of these Terms and Conditions, or your conduct or actions.

SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS

We may need to interrupt your access to this website to perform maintenance on a scheduled or unscheduled basis. You agree that your access to this website may be affected by unanticipated or unscheduled downtime, for any reason, but that we will have no liability for any damage or loss caused as a result of such downtime.

TERMINATION OF ACCOUNT

We may, in our sole discretion, suspend, restrict or terminate your account and your use of this website, effective at any time, without notice to you, for any reason, including because the operation or efficiency of this website or any third party's equipment or network is impaired by your use of this website, any amount is past due from you to us, we have received a third-party complaint which related to your use or misuse of this website, or you have been or are in breach of any term or condition in these Terms and Conditions. We have no responsibility to notify any third party, including any third-party providers of services, merchandise or information, of any suspension, restriction or termination of your access to this website.

NO WARRANTIES

Your use of this website is at your sole and exclusive risk and any services provided by us are on an "as is" basis. We disclaim any and all express or implied warranties of any kind, including, but not limited to, implied warranty of any merchandise. We make no warranties that this website will meet your needs or that this website will be uninterrupted, error-free or secure. We also make no warranties as to the reliability or accuracy of any information on this website or obtained through our services. Any damage that may occur to you, through your computer system, or as a result of loss of data from your use of this website is your sole responsibility and we are not liable for any such damage or loss.

PRIVACY

Internet communications are subject to interception, loss or alteration and, as a consequence, you acknowledge that information or data you provide by electronic means by accessing or using this website are not confidential or exclusive, except to the extent required by applicable laws, and that communications online may be intercepted, lost or altered. For more information about privacy, please refer to our Privacy Policy here.

 
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