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Privacy Policy

Elton Smith at Songs of Praise has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate his firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site: Songs of Praise

Songs of Praise is not a company. It is not even a registered non-profit organization. It is an informal affiliation of songwriters and other Christians who work together to create the content you see and hear. All inquiries about Songs of Praise should be directed to Elton Smith. This privacy statement was created so that you will have better information about how your personal information is stored and used at this site.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. Some of our business partners use cookies on our site (for example, Google Adsense). We have no access to or control over these advertising cookies.

In addition, some cookies are generated by the web site itself. These cookies are used to enable advanced functionality. For example, they are used to prevent excessive voting for songs, and to allow a user to note their favorite songs.

You may choose to turn off cookies in your browser. This site will still work for the most part, though some features will not be active.


This site uses outside ad companies to display ads on our site. These ads may contain cookies and are collected by the ad companies, and we do not have access to this information. We work with the ad companies: Google Adsense, etc. Please check their websites for respective privacy policies.

  • Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site.
  • Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to this site and other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

  • Use of Log Files

    Like most web sites, this site uses log files. These log files store internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.


    You may register with this site and share information about yourself with other visitors. How much you choose to share is entirely up to you.

    Opt-in Newsletter

    This site's registration feature contains an opt-in newsletter subscription. The only information you are required to provide to receive the newsletter is your email address. You can unsubscribe at any time to this newsletter.

    Use of Your Personal Data

    Personal information you provide to this site will NEVER be distributed to third parties without your prior consent.

    External Links

    This site contains links to hundreds of other sites. Care has been made to link only to clean, useful sites, but content is constantly changing and this site cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices or content of these linked sites. Please protect your family from the dangers of the internet. Never leave a child unattended with free access to the internet. It is very easy to find dangerous content.

    Credit Card Processing

    This site uses Paypal for credit card processing. All credit card numbers are stored in Paypal and cannot be accessed by the site owner. Please, never send your credit card number in an unsecure email. It is not safe and this site cannot process your payment this way.

    Content Rating

    This site is labelled with ICRA.

    Contacting the Web Site

    If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact:

    Elton Smith

    557 songs in 18 languages. Four musicals. 863 images.

    Everything is freely available for non-profit use.

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