Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Griggs Mutual Holdings, LLC dba TGS Financial System built the TGS – The Good Steward app as a Free app. This SERVICE is provided by Griggs Mutual Holdings, LLC dba TGS Financial System at no cost and is intended for use as is.

This page is used to inform visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our Service.

If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation to this policy. The Personal Information that we collect is used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, which is accessible at TGS –

The Good Steward unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy.

To provide the the best experience, we must process information about you. The type of information that we collect depends on how you use our app. You can learn how to access and delete information that we collect by visiting

Information Collection and Use

For a better experience, while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to name, phone number, address, Social Security Number, Date of Birth, Credit info, birth location. The information that we request will be retained by us and used as described in this privacy policy.

The app does use third party services that may collect your social security number and used to identify you. Any other information provided are secured and are not shared with other third parties.

Link to privacy policy of third party service providers used by the app

Google Play Services
Google Analytics for Firebase
Firebase Crashlytics
Log Data

We want to inform you that whenever you use our Service, in a case of an error in the app we collect data and information (through third party products) on your phone called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your device Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, device name, operating system version, the configuration of the app when utilizing our Service, the time and date of your use of the Service, and other statistics.


Cookies are les with a small amount of data that are commonly used as anonymous unique identifiers. These are sent to your browser from the websites that you visit and are stored on your device’s internal memory.

This Service does not use these “cookies” explicitly. However, the app may use third party code and libraries that use “cookies” to collect information and improve their services. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your device. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this Service.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

To facilitate our Service;
To provide the Service on our behalf;
To perform Service-related services; or
To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

We want to inform users of this Service that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.


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We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites

This Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

These Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.

Personal Data

While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. Personally, identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

Email address

Social Security Number

First name and last name

Phone number

Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City

Children’s Privacy

TGS – The Good Steward seeks to ensure that it retains only data necessary to effectively conduct its program activities and work in fulfilment of its mission.

The need to retain data varies widely with the type of data and the purpose for which it was collected. TGS – The Good Steward strives to ensure that data is only retained for the period necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected and is fully deleted when no longer required. This policy sets forth TGS – The Good Steward’s guidelines on data retention and is to be consistently applied throughout the organization.


This policy covers all data collected by TGS – The Good Steward and stored on TGS – The Good Steward owned or leased systems and media, regardless of location. It applies to both data collected and held electronically (including photographs, video and audio recordings) and data that is collected and held as hard copy or paper files. The need to retain certain information may be mandated by federal or local law, federal regulations and legitimate business purposes, as well as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Reasons for Data Retention

TGS – The Good Steward retains only that data that is necessary to effectively conduct its program activities, fulfill its mission and comply with applicable laws and regulations.

• Providing an ongoing service to the data subject (e.g. sending a newsletter, publication or ongoing program updates to an individual, ongoing training or participation in TGS – The Good Steward’s programs, processing of employee payroll and other benefits

• Compliance with applicable laws and regulations associated with financial and programmatic reporting by TGS – The Good Steward to its funding agencies and other donors

• Compliance with applicable labor, tax and immigration laws

• Other regulatory requirements

• Security incident or other investigation

• Intellectual property preservation

• Litigation

Data Duplication

TGS – The Good Steward seeks to avoid duplication in data storage whenever possible, though there may be instances in which for programmatic or other business reasons it is necessary for data to be held in more than one place. This policy applies to all data in TGS’s possession, including duplicate copies of data.

Retention Requirements

TGS – The Good Steward has set the following guidelines for retaining all personal data as defined in the Institute’s data privacy policy.

• Website visitor data will be retained as long as necessary to provide the service requested/initiated through the TGS – The Good Steward website

• Contributor data will be retained for the year in which the individual has contributed and then for 30 days after the date of the last contribution. Financial information will not be retained longer than is necessary to process a single transaction.

• Event participant data will be retained for the period of the event, including any follow up activities, such as the distribution of reports, plus a period of 30 days;

• Program participant data (including sign in sheets) will be retained for the duration of the grant agreement that financed the program plus any additional time required under the terms of the grant agreement

• Personal data of subgrantees, subcontractors and vendors will be kept for the duration of the contract or agreement.

• Employee data will be held for the duration of employment and then 30 days after the last day of employment.

• Data associated with employee wages, leave and pension shall be held for the period of employment plus 30 days, with the exception of pension eligibility and retirement beneficiary data which shall be kept for 30 days.

• Recruitment data, including interview notes of unsuccessful applicants, will be held for 30 days after the closing of the position recruitment process.

• Consultant (both paid and pro bono) data will be held for the duration of the consulting contract plus 30 days after the end of the consultancy.

• Board member data will be held for the duration of service on the Board plus for 30 days after the end of the member’s term

• Data associated with tax payments (including payroll, corporate and VAT) will be held for 30 days.

• Operational data related to program proposals, reporting and program management will be held for the period required by the TGS – The Good Steward donor, but not more than 30 days.

Data Destruction

Data destruction ensures that TGS – The Good Steward manages the data it controls and processes it in an efficient and responsible manner. When the retention period for the data as outlined above expires, TGS – The Good Steward will actively destroy the data covered by this policy. If an individual believes that there exists a legitimate business reason why certain data should not be destroyed at the end of a retention period, he or she should identify this data to his/her supervisor and provide information as to why the data should not be destroyed. Any exceptions to this data retention policy must be approved by TGS – The Good Steward’s data protection offer in consultation with legal counsel. In rare circumstances, a litigation hold may be issued by legal counsel prohibiting the destruction of certain documents. A litigation hold remains in effect until released by legal counsel and prohibits the destruction of data subject to the hold

Usage Data

Usage Data
Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service.

Usage Data may include information such as Your Device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.

Information Collected while Using the Application

While using Our Application, in order to provide features of Our Application, We may collect, with Your prior permission:

Information regarding your location
Information from your Device’s phone book (contacts list)
Pictures and other information from your Device’s camera and photo library
We use this information to provide features of Our Service, to improve and customize Our Service. The information may be uploaded to the Company’s servers and/or a Service Provider’s server or it may be simply stored on Your device.

You can enable or disable access to this information at any time, through Your Device settings.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, you are advised to review this page periodically for any changes.
We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.
This policy is effective as of 2020-08-19

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at

Stripe Payments

TheGoodSteward (TGS) app uses Stripe payments, which requires information about your phone number and apps installed on the device in order to ensure secure and successful payment.

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