Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to
defendingthehope.com, and Defending The Hope and governs data collection and usage. For the
purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Defending The Hope
include defendingthehope.com. The Defending The Hope website is a private social network site.
By using the Defending The Hope website, you consent to the data practices described in this
statement.

Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered, Defending The Hope may
collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

- First and Last Name
- E-mail Address

Defending The Hope may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to
you, such as your:

- Age
- Gender
- Religion
- Political Affiliation

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally
sensitive data through Defending The Hope's public message boards, this information may be
collected and used by others.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us.
However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use
certain products or services. These may include: (a) registering for an account; (b) entering a
sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers
from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or
other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services. To wit, we will
use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or
products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal
information in the future.

Use of your Personal Information
Defending The Hope collects and uses your personal information to operate and deliver the
services you have requested.

Defending The Hope may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other
products or services available from Defending The Hope and its affiliates.


Sharing Information with Third Parties
Defending The Hope does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Defending The Hope may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send
you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties
are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Defending
The Hope, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Defending The Hope may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so
by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the
law or comply with legal process served on Defending The Hope or the site; (b) protect and
defend the rights or property of Defending The Hope; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances
to protect the personal safety of users of Defending The Hope, or the public.

Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by
Defending The Hope. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names,
access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the
service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the
Defending The Hope website.

Links
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the
content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they
leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally
identifiable information.

Security of your Personal Information
Defending The Hope secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or
disclosure. Defending The Hope uses the following methods for this purpose:

- SSL Protocol

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is
protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or
alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any
wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect
your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations
inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any
and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be
guaranteed.
 
Right to Deletion
Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:

Delete your personal information from our records; and
Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.

Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if
it is necessary to:

Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the
terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal
law, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the
context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract
between you and us;
Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal
activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity;
Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right
of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law;
Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;
Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the
public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our
deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the
achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent;
Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on
your relationship with us;
Comply with an existing legal obligation; or
Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is
compatible with the context in which you provided the information.

Children Under Thirteen
Defending The Hope does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children
under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian
for permission to use this website.

E-mail Communications
From time to time, Defending The Hope may contact you via email for the purpose of providing
announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general
communication.

Changes to this Statement
Defending The Hope reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will
notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to
the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our website,
and/or by updating any privacy information. Your continued use of the website and/or Services
available after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy
Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information
Defending The Hope welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy.
If you believe that Defending The Hope has not adhered to this Statement, please contact
Defending The Hope at:

Defending The Hope
7 Amy Brent Way
Reisterstown, Maryland 21136

Email Address:
info@defendingthehope.com

Telephone number:
4109489006

Effective as of July 28, 2021