Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Update
June 1, 2018


Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries Privacy Policy
Information We Collect and Receive

Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries collects and retains information about you and your device when you visit or give us information through our various ministries: Diana Leagh Matthews (, ALookThruTime (, Trinity Christian Life Coaching (, Singing the Song in My Heart (, Melody Makers (,  Clan McKee {}, Journey through Life Publishing  (, and Faith and Family Publishing (} websites.


Donor Privacy Policy

Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries uses your information to understand your needs and interests and provide you with better service.
We do not share or sell our donors’ personal information. Any contribution information is kept in strict confidence and is not shared with anyone outside of Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries.

This policy applies to all information received by Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries, both online and offline. This privacy protection includes to any of our ministry websites, mobile Support, as well as any electronic, written or oral communications.
Any online donation information received through a third-party service provider will be used only for processing the donation.


Non-Personally Identifiable Information
When your computer or mobile device contacts our web servers, we collect usage information about how our visitors use and navigate the Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries websites. An anonymous profile is established based on your visit and information such as the frequency and length of your visit, browser type, referrer data identifying the web page visited prior or other method used to enter the site and subsequent to visiting our website and mobile applications.


Location Information We track location information based on IP address.

Device Information We record information about the device you use to access our services. Device information may include the type of device you use, the unique identifier of the device, or the network provider that you use.


Personally Identifiable Information
Personally identifiable information is data that can identify an individual, such as a name or an email address. It refers to information that can be used to distinguish or trace an individual’s identity, either alone or when combined with other personal or identifying information that is linked or linkable to a specific individual. We collect this kind of information from you to facilitate transactions that require knowing who the individual is.


Examples of times when we use personally identifiable information
There are a few areas on our websites that can require personally identifiable information. An email address is required to subscribe to daily blog post {}, A Heart That’s Singing newsletter, Clan McKee newsletter, ALookThruTime newsletter and other e-newsletters that fall under our Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries. All mailing lists at Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries are maintained via an opt-in method that records the IP address of the person subscribing to the particular list. We use a confirmed opt-in system for all subscriptions.


Use of Cookies
Cookies are text files that are placed in your device’s browser and are used to help recognize your browser across different web pages, websites, and browsing sessions. Cookies are stored on your device. We may use cookies together with other information:
to authenticate your identity when you use our services
to remember your preferences and registration information
to measure and research the effectiveness of our services, advertisements, and communications
to customize the content and advertisements provided to you through our services.


How We Use Your Information

The information we collect is used to improve your experience using the Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries websites. Visitors are provided products tailored especially for them, or to inform them about new features or services.

While Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries uses third party vendors to communicate with you or analytics reporting, your information, including your email address, will not be sold, shared or disclosed with any third party outside of the Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries family unless otherwise noted in a specific consent or other entry, or as necessary to provide communications from Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries through third party vendors. Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries employs strict security measures to safeguard online transactions, and personal information is stored in a secured database and always sent via an encrypted channel.
In some cases, Internet cookies and web beacons may be used to give you useful information through third party vendors and advertisements, including Google and Facebook.


Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally, identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
  • Cookies and Usage Data

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.

Legal Requirements

Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

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. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Preferences and Opting Out
Users may opt-out of the use of their data for internet-based advertising.
You may opt out of a third party’s vendor use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

You may also opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting its Ads Settings page.
Other Information You May Want
The Diana Leagh Matthews Privacy Policy was updated effective 6/1/18.


Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.

Contact us:
If you have questions about our privacy policy, please contact us.
Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries
PO Box 1592
Taylors, SC 29687


DIANA LEAGH MATTHEWS MINISTRIES is a ministry founded by author and speaker Diana Leagh Matthews in 2011, an organization created to educate and to spread the good news about Jesus, and to assist women who are hurting and/or long to grow into a deeper relationship with Christ.


ALookThruTime is a genealogy and history-based website to provide research tips, creative ideas and information about events and time periods in history.



TrinityChristianLifeCoaching focuses on topics to assist others to grow and improve their lives and focuses on topics such as healthy living, caregiving, domestic violence and other life issues while focusing on faith and pointing readers to the good news of Jesus Christ.



SingingtheSonginMyHeart focuses on the story and history behind the song.



MelodyMakers offers music services to daycares, nursing homes, individuals seeking lessons and other music related topics.



ClanMcKee focuses on the history of the McKee family in South Carolina, Missouri, Scotland, Ireland and other areas where the family has migrated.



Journey through life publishing focuses on publishing devotionals, fiction books, non-fiction books, and other books that share the good news of Jesus Christ.



Faith and family publishing is a publishing company that focuses on books related to faith and family while sharing the good news of Jesus Christ.


Restrictions on Use of Our Online Materials
All materials contained on this Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries web site (“Online Material”) are the copyrighted property of Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries All text, code, graphics, logos, trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries. No Online Material from this web site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without the author{s} express permission.


Limitation of Liability
Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries will not be liable for any damages or injury that accompany or result from your use of any of its sites.  These include {but are not limited to} damages or injury caused by any: use of {or inability to use} the sites use of {or inability to use} any site to which you hyperlink from our sites failure of our sites to perform in the manner you expected or desired error or omission on our sites, interruption of availability of our sites defect on our sites delay in operation or transmission of our sites compute virus or line failure.

Guest Blog Policy
Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries often invites guest bloggers to post their content in our blog. If you feel your blog/posts would be a fit and would like one to be considered, please email and write “Posts Submission Consideration” in the subject line. We hold the right to refuse any posts. Please take the time to read our submissions policy before reaching out with your inquiry.
As a guest blogger, your contact info will be made available to our readers and we will add a link to your blog/website as well. No compensation is given for guest bloggers; simply a heart-felt thank you and exposure to our site visitors.


Affiliate Link Disclosure
Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in this website are affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, the owner of this website will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, the owner of this website only recommends products or services that will add value to the readers. The owner of this website is disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.  Even though the owner(s) of this website receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this website are purely the author. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question. This website does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.


Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.


We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

  • Google Analytics Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:


We may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).

We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy. These payment processors adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of payment information.

The payment processors we work with are:


Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third- party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:


Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


The material provided on this site is for educational purposes. It is not intended to replace the advice of any professionals you receive services from.  In the case of emotional, mental or medical concerns, consult with your medical professional in regard to your symptoms or condition. Do not change your treatment or medication without consulting your health professional first.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, then do not use this site. Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries retains the right to update and revise these Terms and Conditions.

Content Use

All content is protected by copyright under United States and foreign laws. All content remains the property of Diana Leagh Matthews Ministries sand its licensors.


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