Privacy Policy

Who We are

The St. Paul Center is the parent of several brands and initiatives—including but not limited to Emmaus Road Publishing, Emmaus Academic, Nova et Vetera Journal, Letter & Spirit Journal, Promise and Fulfillment, and Journey Through Scripture—that share the same user account. Your account for access to any of these brands is a single account with the St. Paul Center.

Our offices are at 1380 University Blvd., Steubenville, OH 43952, USA.

Information We Collect


We record standard information on site visitors, including IP addresses, times and dates, referring/exit pages, operating systems, clickstreams, web browser brands and versions, pages visited, demographic data, and user-interface languages. Our sites set cookies in order to identify repeat visitors. This is statistical data about our visitors and does not personally identify any individual.


In order to use, we encourage you to create an account with us. We require your email address, and you must create a password. We do not store the password, and cannot access it or email it to you if lost; we store an encrypted hash of your password and can only email you a link to reset your password.

In order to use the St. Paul Center Verbum Libraries,, or other compatible products, you will need to create an account with Logos Research Systems, Inc. products. Their Privacy Policy can be found here. We will not share any of your information with them. Any information they receive will be directly from you.

If you purchase something from us, we collect your address and telephone number, to complete the transaction. We exercise great care with credit card information and do not store billing information.

Usage Information

We collect statistics on the use of our web site, including but not limited to: pages visited, content viewed, reviews, ratings, payment history, device type, unique device data, operating systems, and content accessed or rendered to screen. We use this information to find bugs, pay royalties to intellectual-property owners, identify areas needing improvement in our user interface, and otherwise improve our products and offerings.

Information Protection

We take your privacy very seriously and implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. We use a secure server. All supplied credit card information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and encrypted into our payment gateway provider’s database.

For your convenience, you may choose to securely store billing information for easy reuse on future transactions, but you can edit and delete billing information at any time. (Certain order transaction records may be maintained for a period of time to comply with legal and accounting regulations.)


We use web browser “cookies” to record information when you visit our sites. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enable the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, understand and save your preferences for future visits, and compile aggregate data about site traffic and interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. If you turn off cookies in your browser, you may be unable to use certain features of our sites.

St. Paul Center can also gather information from IP addresses, a number assigned to all devices participating in a computer network that uses internet protocol communication.

How We Use Information We Collect

Information Use

We use the information we collect from you to personalize your experience, to improve our web site and product offerings, to keep our websites safe and secure, to recommend products to you, to improve customer service, to process transactions you initiate, and to administer contests, promotions, surveys, and other marketing campaigns.

At times the St. Paul Center may make certain personal information available to strategic partners. We only work with reputable partners who will respect your communication preferences.

All our email subscriptions include clear instructions for unsubscribing. You may choose to unsubscribe from emails sent for marketing purposes or to tell you about new products.

Even if you unsubscribe, we may send you occasional one-time emails about your account. Emails are sent after you make a purchase (as receipts, and with instructions on downloading, etc.), to provide important technical/support information about our products, etc.

Third-Party Services

From time to time, we may partner with third-party companies to provide essential services for website users. These companies may use information (not including your name, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers, or billing information) about your visits to this and other web sites in order to provide you with a more customized user experience. If you would like more information about this practice (and your choices about not having this information used by these companies), please see the links below.

Clear GIFs (Web Beacons / Web Bugs)

Our emails may include tiny graphics that contain unique identifiers that help us detect if an email has been opened. We use this to judge the effectiveness of email marketing and to help us reduce unwanted/unread email.

Business Transitions

In the event the St. Paul Center is sold to, merged with, or acquired by another company, or sells all or a portion of its assets, your personally identifiable information may be among the assets transferred. In this case, you will be notified in advance by email or a prominent notice on our web site.

Consent, Changes, Legal Compliance

By using our site, you consent to our online privacy policy. We reserve the right to change our privacy policy at any time; if we change our privacy policy, we will post the changes to this page.

We comply with lawful orders. We will disclose your personal information, or anything stored in our systems, if so ordered by a court or other legal authority.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, you can contact us at or by mail at our physical address.

Our offices are at 1380 University Blvd., Steubenville, OH 43952, USA.

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