The Shepherd’s House, Inc. Web Site Privacy Statement

The privacy, confidence, and trust of individuals who visit The Shepherd’s House, Inc. web site are important to us. No personal information is collected at this site unless it is provided voluntarily by an individual while participating in an activity that asks for the information. The following paragraphs disclose the information gathering and usage practices for the web site.

Collection of Information

The Shepherd’s House, Inc. only collects the personal information that is necessary to provide the information or services requested by an individual. “Personal information” refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual who is the subject of the information. This is the same information that an individual might provide when visiting our office and it includes such items as an individual’s name, address, or phone number. We also collect statistical information through Google Analytics that helps us understand how people are using the web site so we can continually improve our services. The information collected is not associated with any specific individual and no attempt is made to profile individuals who browse the web site.

Use of Information

The Shepherd’s House, Inc. may collect and may make use of personal information to assist in the operation of our website and to ensure delivery of the services you need and request. This may be to respond directly to you or to improve the web site. E-mail or other information requests sent to The Shepherd’s House, Inc. may be retained for future use by The Shepherd’s House, Inc.

The Shepherd’s House, Inc. does not now, nor will it in the future, sell, rent or lease any of our customer lists and/or names to any third parties.

The Shepherd’s House, Inc. may disclose your personal information, without prior notice to you, only if required to do so in accordance with applicable laws and/or in a good faith belief that such action is deemed necessary or is required in an effort to remain in conformance with any decrees, laws and/or statutes or in an effort to comply with any process which may be served upon or The Shepherd’s House, Inc. and/or our website; maintain, safeguard and/or preserve all the rights and/or property of The Shepherd’s House, Inc.

Cookies

Cookies are short and simple text files that are stored on a user’s computer hard drive by web sites. They are used to keep track of and store information so the user does not have to supply the information multiple times. The information that is collected through cookies at this site is handled in the same manner as other information collected here. You can configure your web browser to refuse cookies or to notify you when a web site attempts to send you a cookie. You can also check your hard drive for cookie files and delete them from your computer.

Web Site Security

The Shepherd’s House, Inc. is committed to the security of the information that is either available from or collected by this web site. The Shepherd’s House, Inc. shall endeavor and shall take every precaution to maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to our offices and information storage facilities so as to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of the user’s personal information under our control.

Links to Other Sites

This web site may have links to other web sites. The Shepherd’s House, Inc. is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these sites and suggests you review their privacy statements.

Under 13 / children

The Shepherd’s House, Inc. will not knowingly collect information about persons under the age of 13 without prior parental consent. If you are under the age of 13 you must ask a parent or guardian for help.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

The Shepherd’s House, Inc. site is provided on an “AS IS,” “as available” basis. Neither The Shepherd’s House, Inc. nor its affiliates, subsidiaries, or designees nor each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, third-party content providers, designers, contractors, distributors, merchants, sponsors, licensors or the like (collectively, “associates”) warrant that use of The Shepherd’s House, Inc. site will be uninterrupted or error-free. Neither The Shepherd’s House, Inc. nor its associates warrant the accuracy, integrity or completeness of the content provided on The Shepherd’s House, Inc. site. No oral advice or written information given by The Shepherd’s House, Inc., nor its associates, shall create a warranty. You expressly agree that use of The Shepherd’s House, Inc. site is at your sole risk.

Under no circumstances shall The Shepherd’s House, Inc. or its associates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of or inability to use The Shepherd’s House, Inc. site, including but not limited to reliance by a user on any information obtained at The Shepherd’s House, Inc. site, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or email, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission, or any failure of performance, whether or not resulting from acts of God, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to The Shepherd’s House, Inc. records, programs or services. The foregoing Limitation of Liability shall apply whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortuous action, even if an authorized representative of The Shepherd’s House, Inc. has been advised of or should have knowledge of the possibility of such damages. User hereby acknowledges that this paragraph shall apply to all content, merchandise and services available through The Shepherd’s House, Inc. site. Because some states do not allow the exclusion or Limitation of Liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Errors will be corrected where discovered, and The Shepherd’s House, Inc. reserves the right to revoke any stated offer and to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions.

Changes to Privacy Policy Agreement

The Shepherd’s House, Inc. reserves the right to update and/or change the terms of our privacy policy, and as such we will post those changes to our website homepage at www.shepherdshouse.org, so that our users and/or visitors are always aware of the type of information we collect, how it will be used, and under what circumstances, if any, we may disclose such information. If at any point in time The Shepherd’s House, Inc. decides to make use of any personally identifiable information on file, in a manner vastly different from that which was stated when this information was initially collected, the user or users shall be promptly notified by email. Users at that time shall have the option as to whether or not to permit the use of their information in this separate manner.

Acceptance of Terms

Through the use of this website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within the aforementioned Privacy Policy Agreement. If you are not in agreement with our terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of our sites. In addition, your continued use of our website following the posting of any updates or changes to our terms and conditions shall mean that you are in agreement and acceptance of such changes.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Privacy Policy Agreement related to our website, please feel free to contact us at the following email, telephone number or mailing address.

Telephone Number: (260) 424-2500

Mailing Address:
The Shepherd’s House, Inc.
519 Tennessee Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Updated: Oct 29, 2015 @ 9:39 pm