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© Copyright 2018, The Sharpening Character Podcast

Content of this website (with the exception of the Exchange method material and some transition music included in podcast episodes) is copyright the Sharpening Character Podcast. We license this material for personal use and sharing. For any use outside of this (such as broadcast or selective use as audio clips, for example), we request that you contact us at info@sharpeningcharacter.com for permission. This reservation includes (but is not limited to) our VersePics and podcast episodes.

While we greatly appreciate and respect those that we have had the privilege to interview and the resources we have been able to share, externally sourced content existing on our website does not constitute full agreement with or complete endorsement of it. This includes (but is not limited to) opinions expressed in interviews, links to other websites and the content they contain, and content of resources shared in Equipping Segments.

 

Privacy Policy:

We here at Sharpening Character desire to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while you’re using our site. Please note the following information:

Website Visitors

As is common for websites, we collect non-personally-identifying information that web browsers and servers make available, such as the browser and device type, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request, as well as other similar statistics. Our purpose in collecting this data is to better understand how our visitors use the site and access the podcast.

We also collect potentially personally-identifying information like IP addresses for users accessing the site and/or leaving comments. We do not disclose this information, except that data is visible to the administrators of our website (i.e. the Sharpening Character Team).

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Visitors to the site may choose to interact with it in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. For example, we ask visitors who comment or signup for newsletters at sharpeningcharacter.com to provide their name and email address. In each case, we only collect this information to the extent necessary to allow you to properly interact with us and the website. We don’t disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors may always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

We may collect statistics about the actions of our visitors as they use our site. This information may be displayed publicly or provide it to others. However, we do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Sharpening Character 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 Sharpening Character’s behalf or to provide services available at Sharpening Character’s 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 Sharpening Character’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. We will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than the above listed examples, we will only disclose personally-identifiable information as required by law or court order.

If you have signed up for our newsletter by supplying your email address, we 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 here at Sharpening Character. If you send us a request, comment, or feedback (for example via email), we reserve the right to publish it (either in text or audio form) in order to appropriately respond. We take all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access or use of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

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. We use cookies to help us identify and track visitors, their usage of the website, and their website access preferences. Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using our website, with the drawback that certain features of the site may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, we may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to the policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.