Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy: The Short Version

I keep your information private and use several security measures to keep your information safe. I don’t share, sell, or trade your personally identifiable information for marketing purposes. And I’ll keep doing my best to comply with laws to keep it that way. 

Privacy Policy: The Long Version

The Live Yielded Ministry and exists to help Believers live yielded to God so they can thrive in Christ. We take your privacy and the security of collected data seriously. 

See below for understanding what personal information this site collects and how it is used.

Anonymous Information Collected

Your browser might send anonymous information (browser type, device/computer, ISP, and location by country. Your anonymous IP address is also collected.

If you would like more information, the privacy policy of each organization that collects this data is linked below.

  • Siteground – their server logs this info to identify and stop malicious visitors/bots
  • Cloudflare – so their CDN can identify and stop malicious visitors/bots
  • Google Analytics – so I can track the site’s analytics (page views, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.) and create content that is most helpful to you (Note: Google doesn’t have access to this data.)
  • YouTube – when you watch a video embedded on this site, your IP address is sent to YouTube to record that the video was viewed (just as if you had watched it from YouTube itself).
  • Amazon Web Services – for data/site backups

Cookie Consent Manager

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient. The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

You can accept or reject cookies by setting your preferences in the Cookie Consent Manager. The Cookie Consent Manager can be found in the notification banner on our website. 

Essential cookies cannot be rejected as they are strictly necessary to provide you with services. If you choose to reject other cookies, you may still use our website, though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted.

Disable Tracking

Check with your browser vendor for more information on how to disable cookies through your browser settings.

Email Addresses Collected

If you use the following forms, you agree to the storage and handling of that data by this website. 


My email service provider is MailerLite. If you choose to subscribe, your email address is stored on their servers. I never share your email address. 

Blogging isn’t free. I send sales emails occasionally promoting only products I have created and sell through the Live Yielded Shop. 100% of the proceeds go to covering the costs associated with running this site and ministry. 

You can unsubscribe at any time by using the link at the bottom of each sent email.

Comment Form

Name and email address must be submitted on the comment form to leave a comment on one of my posts. That info is stored in the site’s database. 

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. See the Gravatar service privacy policy. After your comment is submitted, your profile picture is visible to the public next to your comment.

I hold the right to use any comment left on the site by a visitor for display or advertising in any manner I choose, whether on the site, in blog posts, in newsletter emails, or any other marketing communication.

Contact Form

To send me a private message via my contact form, name and email address must be submitted on the form. This information and message is not available to the public. It is sent to me via email. I can reply to the email address you provided on the contact form. 

None of the contact form fields are retained in this site’s database. 

Any message that is sent to me via email, snail mail, social media messaging systems, or the site’s contact form is strictly confidential, and will not be used in any way without the written consent of the sender.

You’re welcome to contact me with any concerns you have about your information that’s collected through this site.


Third-Party Links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. 

We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Advertisers and Sponsors

I participate in various affiliate programs. I am a participant in the Amazon Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon and affiliated sites. Some links on this site may be affiliate links, and I may earn a very small commission if you purchase through those links (at no additional cost to you). The proceeds earned in such cases are used in the maintenance of this blog. I am not responsible for the actions of any advertisers or sponsors. Any issues must be resolved with the exact company in question and not with me.

Last updated April 22, 2023

Version Copyright

Scripture quotations marked ESV are from the Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001, 2007, 2011 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Scripture quotations marked HCSB are taken from the Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers. Used by permission. Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Holman CSB®, and HCSB® are federally registered trademarks of Holman Bible Publishers.

Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown.

Scripture quotations taken from the New American Standard Bible® (NASB),Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation. Used by permission.

Scripture quotations marked (NLT) are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

Scripture quotations marked CSB have been taken from the Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017 by Holman Bible Publishers. Used by permission. Christian Standard Bible® and CSB® are federally registered trademarks of Holman Bible Publishers.

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