Privacy Policy

Current as of 1 March 2018

Gracious Samaritan Philippines, Inc., (GSPI) complies with all US federal and Oregon state laws regarding the collection and use of the personal information of its website visitors.  We also strictly follow the requirements of the SEC and IRS with regard to collection of information on our donors and recipients of all fundraising activities.


Specifically, you are covered by this policy if you contact us through an email form on the website, or make a donation by use of the PayPal button, where PayPal's privacy policies apply as well. Every attempt is made to keep this policy in line with all current legal requirements. 

In addition, GSPI also adheres to all privacy policies of its parent organization, Good Samaritan Ministries, Beaverton, OR.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing 

Visitors to this website are never required to provide contact information in order to read this website. However, certain data points will be collected, stored, and used when you email us about our program activities, or donate to GSPI.  For these purposes, visitors will be required to provide limited personal details to send an email message or to complete a donation, using our PayPal button. Your credit card information is not kept by GSPI, and is not accessible to us beyond the amount of your donation.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following by contacting us via the email address or phone number provided on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.

  • Change/correct any data we have about you.

  • Have us delete any data we have about you.

  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data


Registration is not required to read our web pages or blog, view our videos, or to contact us about volunteering to help with our mission and program goals.


From time to time for academic or research purposes, we may share aggregated demographic information with scholars, teachers, and government agencies. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.​

Security of Sensitive Information

Sensitive information such as credit card data is not collected via this website. Any collection of sensitive information for the purpose of making a donation to us is performed by PayPal, and governed by their privacy policies. Read those here.


We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to improve your access to the website and identify repeat visitors. Cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our visitors to enhance their experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information.​


This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.​

Other Provisions as Required by Law

Numerous other provisions and/or practices may be required as a result of laws, international treaties, or industry practices. It is up to you to check this page occasionally for updated terms and policies.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 971-533-1770 or via email at

Terms of Use

Current as of 1 March 2018

This website is owned by Grace Smith and operated by the Gracious Samaritan Philippines, Inc. (GSPI),  organization  to promote the education and well-being of widows and orphans in the Philippines. By using or accessing the website in any way, including viewing or browsing the site, its videos, and its blog, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use.

GSPI does not tolerate any form of discrimination, hate speech / email, or hate crimes towards the the Philippino communities in the USA or abroad.  Any such behavior directed at us or those we serve via email to us or at any of our public events that may be held in our home state of Oregon, will be immediately referred to appropriate law enforcement officials for investigation and prosecution.

Intellectual Property


The website and all of its content including photos, blog posts, videos and any downloadable audios or documents are the sole property of GSPI except where noted, and are, as such, fully protected by the appropriate international copyright and other intellectual property rights laws.

It is prohibited to take screen shots of any page or portion of a page of this website.  It is also prohibited to capture or copy any page or blog content and use it as your own on another website without our express written permission.


Links to Other Websites


Our website may contain links to other websites, social media, and other online resources that are not owned or controlled by GSPI.

GSPI has no control over, and therefore cannot assume responsibility for, the content or general practices of any of these third party sites and/or services. Therefore, we strongly advise you to read the entire terms and conditions and privacy policy of any site that you visit as a result of following a link that is posted on our site.


Changes to This Agreement


GSPI reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time. We do so by posting and drawing attention to the updated terms on the blog on this website. Your decision to continue to visit and make use of the website after such changes have been made constitutes your formal acceptance of the new Terms of Use.


Therefore, we ask that you check and review these terms for such changes on an occasional basis. 

Contact Us


If you have any questions about this Agreement, please feel free to contact us at