December 1, 2023

Your privacy and the privacy of every user on the ACA site is very important to us. We begin by collecting only the the basic information needed. We do not collect physical addresses. The registration form does not collect date of birth but has a box to check age range. The ACA is not a membership site. But registering as a user allows you to submit specific materials for preservation in the Archive or information or a resource for posting (after approval) to the CIRC of the ACA to be helpful for others. No Depositors personal information will be posted on the ACA website. The Deposit Form and Deed of Gift includes name, address, phone number, and email address for contacting, but these forms are printed and mailed in or emailed to us.
Our Ministry Partners may have advertisements which may have technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by ACA and our partners (such as advertising, marketing and analytics), affiliates, or service providers. These technologies may be used in analyzing trends, administering the Sites, tracking users’ movements around the Sites and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by such companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis. Our partners may also use such technologies to deliver advertisements to you as described below. We may use cookies to remember users’ settings as well as for authentication and analytics. Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level.

How We Use Your Information

We use the information that we collect to operate and maintain our Sites, send you marketing communications, and respond to your questions and concerns.

We Do Not Share Your Information

We do not share your information, except if required to do so to comply with the law and law enforcement if subject to subpoena or other legal proceeding in the jurisdiction of the United States of America.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) to assist the ACA in improving its sites’ operation and performance and to help serve the users better.

(c) Instances Where We Are Required To Share Your Information: the ACA will disclose your information where required to do so by law, or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to enforce our terms of service or to protect the security or integrity of our Service; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the ACA, our users or others

Storage and Processing

Information from registered users may come from various lands globally. This information is stored on our dedicated server in the United States.  We may transfer data to another server in the U.S. to replicate it in order to protect it in the prospective unexpected loss of the dedicated server. You agree that the ACA may store and process personal data in the United States of America.

How We Protect Your Information

The ACA is concerned with protecting your privacy and data, but we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to the ACA or guarantee that your information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of our industry standard physical, technical or managerial safeguards. No method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Site, you can contact us.

Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. The ACA is committed to compliance with applicable laws governing the protection of children’s data, such as the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). For that reason, the ACA does not collect addresses and birthdates of registered users.

Links to Other Web Sites

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites or services linked to or from the ACA site, including the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from the ACA site to another website or service, our Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites or services. Your browsing and interaction on any third-party website or service, including those that have a link or advertisement on our website, are subject to that third party’s own rules and policies.

Social Media Widgets

Our site intends to include social media features. These features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the organization providing it.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

All changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page. When we change the policy in a material manner, we will update the date at the top of the Privacy Statement. Continued use of the Sites following any such changes means you accept and will abide by these changes.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of our Sites, or your dealings with this website, please contact us by email at

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