PRIVACY POLICY


Welcome to www.portalgateway.org (the “Website”). The Website is operated by The Portal L.L.C. (“we,” “us” or “Company”). We are committed to maintaining the privacy of the information you provide to us in using the Website. This privacy policy applies to the information we collect from you and how we use and protect it. This privacy policy applies only to this Website and does not apply to any third-party practices or the contents of any third-party linked website.

HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT?

We will ask you when we need Personal Information (as defined below) or information that allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you register as a user on the Website. We use your Personal Information for four primary purposes:

  • To make the site easier for you to use by not having to enter information more than once.
  • To help you quickly access services or information.
  • To help us create content most relevant to you.
  • To alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services from The Portal.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

When you register as a user of the Website, we may collect your email address, username and password, your first and last names, address, telephone number, and/or fax number (“Personal Information”). If you choose not to register or provide Personal Information, you can still use some of the Website, but you will not be able to access areas that require registration.

If you choose to register, you will be able to select the type of information you want to receive from us by subscribing to various services, like our electronic newsletters. If you do not want us to communicate with you regarding offers, programs, events, or services related to the Website by email, postal mail, or telephone, you may notify us or “unsubscribe” by selecting the option stating that you do not wish to receive marketing messages from us.

Additionally, when you visit our Website, we automatically collect some non-personally identifiable computer information, such as the type of computer operating system (such as Windows 7 or Mac OS) and web browser (such as Safari or Internet Explorer) you are using, information regarding your Internet service provider, and the frequency with which you visit various parts of our Website. We use this information to manage the Website and make it more interesting and useful to you.

We may offer public forums through this Website. If you use a public forum on this Website and disclose Personal Information, you should be aware that such information could be read, collected or used by other users. We are not responsible for the Personal Information you choose to submit through public forums.

ACCESS AND COOKIES

We will provide you with the means to ensure that your Personal Information is correct and current. You may review and update this information on the Website. There, you can:

  • View and edit Personal Information you have already given us;
  • Update your preferences regarding notifications and/or marketing information;
  • Sign up for electronic newsletters; and
  • Register. Once you register, you will not need to do so again.

A cookie is a small piece of information that we place in your computer browser to collect information regarding your preferences. We use cookies to identify you when you visit us and to keep track of where you go so we can provide you with a personalized version of our Website. Cookies do not contain any Personal Information. Cookies could enable us to relate your use of this Website to Personal Information you have provided, but we do not use them for this purpose. You can use your browser settings to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. If you turn off cookies, you will not have access to some of the features that make your experience on our Website smoother, and some of our services may not function properly.

SECURITY

We take seriously our obligation to safeguard the confidentiality, security and integrity of Personal Information collected from our users and have established and will maintain procedures that are designed for that purpose. You should be aware, however, that no system is completely secure from hackers, network failure and error, and we cannot guarantee the confidentiality, security and integrity of information maintained on our Website.

Your Personal Information is never shared outside the Company without your permission, except as stated herein.

Remember that you also have a significant role in protecting your information. Take precautions in safeguarding your user name and password, and do not share that information with others.

HOW TO REQUEST INFORMATION MAINTAINED ABOUT YOU

Upon request, we will provide you with access to all information that we maintain about you. You can access this information by emailing us at privacy@portalgateway.org. Be certain the words Privacy Policy are in the subject line of your email inquiry.

WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION YOU SHARE

The information we collect is used to communicate with users regarding their account, improve the content of the Website, customize the content and/or layout of the Website for each individual visitor, notify consumers about updates to the Website, and contact consumers for marketing purposes. The information we collect is shared as necessary with agents or contractors who assist in providing support for our internal operations. The information we collect is disclosed when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing the Website and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Website, and to a successor entity in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, sale of assets or other corporate change respecting the Website. We do allow third-party companies to advertise to our users through banners and other forms of paid advertising. We never give your e-mail address or other Personal Information to advertisers on our Website or to other third parties for marketing purposes without your affirmative permission.

LINKED WEBSITES

The Website may contain links to other websites, including those of sponsors and advertisers. The information practices on those sites may be different from ours and are not covered by our privacy policy. We encourage you to consult the privacy notices on those sites.

MODIFICATION OF PRIVACY POLICY

To accommodate new services and features on our Website and to ensure up-to-date compliance with privacy laws, we may modify our privacy policy from time to time. When we modify our privacy policy, we will notify you by a posting on this webpage. Any changes will become effective as of the date of posting with respect to information we then collect in the future. We will treat all Personal Information we collect, however, in accordance with the privacy policy in effect at the time the information is collected. We urge you to review this privacy policy often so you are always fully informed.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions or comments about our privacy policy, please contact us using one of the methods below:

By Email: privacy@portalgateway.org

By Regular Mail: The Portal L.L.C. P.O. Box 72 Goodlettsville, TN 37070