Privacy Policy

The policies below are shared identically among Sparkhouse, Augsburg Fortress, and Fortress Press.

What This Privacy Policy Covers

This Privacy Policy covers Sparkhouse’s treatment of personally identifiable information that Sparkhouse collects when you are on the Sparkhouse site, and when you use Sparkhouse’s services. This policy also covers Sparkhouse’s treatment of any personally identifiable information that Sparkhouse’s business partners share with Sparkhouse. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Sparkhouse does not own or control, or to people that Sparkhouse does not employ or manage.

Information Collection and Use

Sparkhouse collects personally identifiable information when you register for an Sparkhouse Online Account, when you use certain Sparkhouse products or services; and when you enter online promotions or sweepstakes. Sparkhouse may also receive personally identifiable information from our business partners. When you register with Sparkhouse, we ask for your name and email address; for purchases we require your address, phone number, credit card number and expiration date. Once you register with Sparkhouse and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us. Sparkhouse also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, Sparkhouse cookie information, and the page you requested. Sparkhouse uses information for three general purposes: To customize the content you see on our pages; to fulfill your requests for certain products and services; and to contact you about specials, new products and related information.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Sparkhouse will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone. Sparkhouse will send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people ONLY when:

  • We have your consent to share the information.
  • We need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested.
  • We need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of Sparkhouse to provide a product or service to you. (Unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us.)
  • We respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process; We find that your actions on our Web site violates the Sparkhouse Terms of Service, or any of our usage guidelines for specific products or services.


Sparkhouse may set and access Sparkhouse cookies on your computer. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to Sparkhouse’s cookies.

Your Ability to Edit and Delete Account Information and Preferences

Sparkhouse gives you the ability to edit your Sparkhouse Account Information and Preferences at any time, including whether you want Sparkhouse to contact you about specials and new products. To help us keep track of customers who have placed past orders, your online account cannot be deleted. However, if for any reason you need your account disabled to prevent it from being used to place an order, please email for assistance.


Your Sparkhouse Account Information is password-protected for your privacy and security. In certain areas Sparkhouse uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions. Changes to this Privacy Policy Sparkhouse may edit this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Sparkhouse may edit this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages.


All content on this Web site is copyrighted as a collective work under the US copyright laws, and Sparkhouse owns the copyright to the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of the content. In addition, the artwork and illustrations contained throughout the pages of this Web site are protected by copyright and may not be copied or otherwise reproduced without written permission.

For any questions concerning copyright and permissions write or mail your question to:

Attn: Permissions
PO Box 1209
Minneapolis, MN

Please Contact Us with any questions.


This Web site may be visited internationally and may contain references to Sparkhouse products, programs, and services that have not been announced in your country. These references do not imply that Sparkhouse intends to announce such products, programs or services in your country. For information on product availability within your country, download a list of our international distributors here. For further questions, contact our Sales and Service department.

Questions or Suggestions

If you have questions or suggestions send email to:

Policy last revised 3.3.2016