This document was last updated on January 2, 2024

Welcome to This Privacy Policy governs the way the we collect, use, maintain and disclose information collected from users in compliance with California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

As you progress through this document, please note that the following terminology applies to any or all information referenced through this site.  The term “Visitor”, “Guest”, “You” or “Your” refers to you, the person visiting and navigating the pages contained within this website.  The term “Organization”, “Ourselves”, “I”, “We”, and “Us”, refers to Guarded Heart Bible College.

Continuing to proceed with navigation or use of this website means that you agree to our General Use and the Data Collection methods of this website.


In general, the content, images, and some products contained on this site are subject to Copyright Laws under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the DCMA).  As such, you are not allowed to copy content, use images or the likeness of this website without the written approval of Guarded Heart Bible College.

Additionally, you must adhere to the following guidelines when using this site.

  • Use of Content: Content refers to printed words, PDF downloads, images, videos, and audio files contained within this site. Copying or exporting items from this website does not grant or transfer permission in any way for your own use.  That said, visitors may view, print, or reference content, and resources provided herein for educational purposes, if it shows the domain address of org as your source, or any referenced original source referenced therein. If you intend to use this content for any other purpose, you must obtain the appropriate approval or license. To request approval, please submit a request by sending an email to, and referencing the item(s) you are seeking permissions to use and the contact information that we may reach you at if additional information is required. We reserve the right to approve or deny usage depending on how our company and brand are represented.
  • Handling Comments: Because this website represents a corporate brand, comments on our articles have been turned off.  You are invited to use our Social Media accounts or by sending an email to
  • iframes Prohibited: An iframe is a script that allows the content of one web-based document to be embedded inside another – like a web page.  Embedding our web pages or media from our website using iframes or similar use, is strictly prohibited and enforceable by copyright law.
  • Hidden Text, Meta Tags or Malicious Scripts are Prohibited. We take data privacy and our customers’ rights very seriously.  If hidden scripts, tags, or text are discovered, it will be reported to authorities with the intent to pursue criminal charges.
  • Indexing & Automated Processes. Web bots, spiders, and data mining tools with the intent to modify, compile, disseminate data, or interfere with the overall functionality of this website is strictly prohibited. We have the right to require permission to collect data and disclose how data is used to our visitors.



We collect different types of information on this website to either serve you, our potential client, or to identify ways that we can continue to improve the presence of our company in the digital market.

Personal Information typically includes your first and last name, email address, phone number, and questions included in the form on our website, initiated by your intention to contact or engage in business with Guarded Heart Bible College.  Additional digital information about your geographic location or browsing preferences is also identified and tracked as you navigate this website using Cookies (see Non-Personal Information below for more information).

Please, Only Adults 18 or Older Submit Information. Our target audience is adults 18 or older in the State of Missouri, seeking counseling support.  While we allow the browsing of the site for informative purposes, we do not encourage the collection of personal data of visitors to this site who are under the age of 18.  Persons under the age of 18 are encouraged to seek the assistance of an adult to complete their inquiry. In accordance with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly collect information from children 13 years of age or younger.  Parents with questions may send inquiries via email to

Non-Personal Information Collected.  Through the use of data analytics, we also collect non-personal information about users including their IP address, browser name, the type of device you are using to access the site, the type of operating system you are using as well as the name of your Internet Service Provider.  This information may also include regional information tied to your IP address to identify the geographical use of our site.  This information is solely used to help us identify trends in the performance activity of our website to help us improve the overall user experience. You may “opt-out” of us accessing this data by “Denying the use of Cookies” when prompted on the bottom of our website, and by adjusting the setting of your preferred browser (as indicated below.)


The personal information collected on this website is used to…

  • Personalize the user experience by using the information to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
  • Improve our Site we may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • Request for information or an appointment, or to purchase a product/service.
  • Send periodic emails and updates pertaining to their contribution, our events, running for a community office, or inform you of upcoming election information. It may also be used to respond to your inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

Web Browser Cookies

Cookies refer to small files stored in the browsing history records stored by your preferred internet browser (Chrome, Safari, Bing, Yahoo, etc.).  Our website uses Google Analytics, a cookie which transmits website traffic data to Google in the United States.  Google Analytics does not identify an individual user or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  We use these reports from Google Analytics to help us enhance the User experience on our website. You can Opt-Out of Google Analytics tracking here:

Additionally, users can set your web browser to refuse cookies in general or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you do limit cookie usage, it is important to note that some parts of our website may not function properly.

For additional information on managing cookies, please select your browser and follow the link to their instructions on how to manage:

Embedded Content

Articles on this site may include embedded content (i.e. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account or are logged in to that website.

Populi Academic Learning System

We collect certain personally identifying information from our Customer’s Authorized Users. We only use this information to provide the Services to our Customers and their users and to learn how you use Populi. Most of the information is collected by our customers so they can run their school. If you want to remove your information from the Populi learning system, please contact the Please note, even if it’s removed, Populi may retain some of your information for internal uses—but we will not sell it or otherwise use it.

If you have questions about how Populi uses your information, please visit their privacy policy here:


Emails sent to or from are distributed through our mail server.  Information from these conversations are transferred to and  through our online email software.  If a User agrees to be added to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include news, updates, or promotional messages related to activities hosted by our organization. If at any time the User would like to “unsubscribe” from receiving future emails, they can follow the detailed unsubscribe instructions included at the bottom of each email.  Additionally, the User may submit a request in writing/email to be removed.  Send such requests to .

Archive Storage of Data

To ensure our ability to restore our website in the event of technical failure, cyber-attack or other types of human error or Act of God, we do make an archival copy of our website and store it both online and off-line solely for recovery purposes.  If you have submitted information through our web forms, your personal data may be included in these records which can be kept for up to one year then deleted and replaced with newer versions.


Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors, and other third-parties. While we make every effort to partner with honorable companies; we are unauthorized to control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the data privacy practices employed by websites linked to or from our site. In addition, these sites, or services, including their content and links, may change frequently. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies as well. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our site, is subject to your own risk or acceptance of that website’s terms and policies.


We take the protection of your data and your digital safety while using this website very seriously.  We have internal policies and controls in place to ensure that your data is retained appropriately and is not accessed except by authorized parties in the proper performance of their responsibilities with our organization. We never resell or distribute your information for financial benefit.


Your data may be retained with us indefinitely.  While we have a standard policy to purge unnecessary data on a yearly basis, in some circumstances, we are obliged to keep information for longer periods of time including administrative, legal or security purposes.


Remove Personal Data
All Users have the right to request that we erase any personal data we hold about you.  You may submit a request in writing/email to Any information associated with the email address you provide will be sent to you.

Request to Use Our Media
Media (video, images, brand logos, presentations, etc.) shared through this website are protected by copyrights, service marks or trademarks.  Copying items from this website does not grant or transfer permission in any way for your own use.  You are to follow the appropriate measures to obtain your own license or written right to use the media or brand likeness herein. To request information on how to use our content, please send an email to .


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact sending an email to