Privacy Policy

Your Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

Subscriber List

When you sign up for our mailing list, only your e-mail address and name is required. Modern Discernment will never disclose your name or email address to third parties.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Modern Discernment collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that
web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and
the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better
understand how Modern Discernment’s visitors use its website.

Modern Discernment also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. Modern Discernment only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

This information is for analytics purposes, to administer the site, and to track movement on the site for planning of future content. Any recorded IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Modern Discernment uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of the website, and their website access preferences. Modern Discernement visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using, with the drawback that certain features of the website may not function properly without the aid of cookies. Cookies are often used for content systems, analytics, and shopping carts all of which will be used on the website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to choose to interact with the site in ways that require to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Modern Discernment gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive Modern Discernernment updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, Modern Discernment collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with We do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

No Ads On This Site

We don’t serve ads on currently and don’t intend to in the future. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Modern Discernment and does not cover the use of cookies by any third party outside of the website. Other Third Party ad servers or ad networks may however use cookies to track users activities on this website to measure advertisement effectiveness and other reasons that will be provided in their own privacy policies, Modern Discernment has no access or control over these cookies that may be used by third party advertisers such as those found on Youtube.

We have included links on this site for your use and reference. We are not responsible for the privacy policies on these websites. You should be aware that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from our own.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

The contents of this statement may be altered at any time, at our discretion.