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Privacy and Security Statement

 

We have prepared this Privacy and Security Statement to let you know about the manner in which we collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage the personal information you entrust to us. When you provide personal information, you are consenting to the manner in which the Diocese of Sacramento will collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage your personal information, as set out below.

 

Collection and Use of Personal Information

 

We may collect personal information that you provide us when you register, cancel or request certain information about our products and services; contact customer service; or provide us with comments or suggestions. Upon registration, you are asked for personal information such as your name, e-mail address and age. Your registration information may be used to make your experience more personalized. We use this information for verification of identity in event of a lost password and to contact you about our product and service announcements, such as changes in terms and conditions. We also use this information to prevent the abuse of children and comply with Internet registration laws.

 

When you ask a support question, participate in a survey or enter a contest or sweepstakes, we may collect your name, address, phone number and e-mail address. We use this information to administer your request or allow you to participate in a contest. We may also use your personal information to assess and improve the products and services we offer. We will inform you of products and services, sales and special offers that might benefit you. When you register online with our website, you agree to allow us to contact you via e-mails about our products, services, sales and special offers.

 

We may also send you email with information about our product and services. If you would like to stop receiving such promotional information please click on the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of the latest email received. In accordance with the CAN-SPAM law compliance, your opt-out will be honored within 10 business days. Unsubscribing does not apply to communications that are directly related to your registration with our website, or the fulfillment of a specific transaction you have requested.

 

We use your feedback, suggestions, survey information and comments solely to monitor and/or improve the use and features of our product and service offerings.

 

Legal: Please note that the Diocese of Sacramento must provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required by law. We may also disclose personal information to assist us in collecting a debt owed by you.

 

For instructions on accessing the personal information that the Diocese of Sacramento may have about you, please see the How to Contact Us section of this Privacy and Security Statement.

 

Additional Information about Our Websites

 

Visiting Our websites: In general, you can visit our websites without telling us who you are or providing us with any information. However, we collect the IP (Internet protocol) addresses of all visitors to our websites and other related information such as page requests, browser type, operating system and average time spent on our websites. We use this information to monitor and improve our websites.

 

Cookies: Our websites use a technology called "cookies". A cookie is a tiny element of data that our websites can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive so we can recognize you when you return. All pages on our websites where you are prompted to log in or that are customizable require that you accept cookies. If you have registered with our websites, these cookies (1) may let us know who you are, (2) are necessary to access your account information (stored on our computers) in order to deliver products and personalized services, and (3) will provide us and our service providers with information that we will use to personalize our websites in accordance with your preferences. Cookies are also required to optimize your shopping experience in that they allow you to add multiple items to your shopping basket before checking out. You may set your Web browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. However, should you decide not to accept cookies from our websites, you will limit the functionality we can provide when you visit our websites.

 

Third Party Links: Our websites may include links to the websites of our business partners, vendors and advertisers. Except as provided herein, we will not provide any of your personal information to these third parties without your prior consent. The Diocese of Sacramento provides links to third party websites as a convenience to the user. The inclusion of any link does not imply the Diocese of Sacramento’s endorsement of any other company, its websites, or its products and/or services. These linked websites have separate and independent privacy policies, which we recommend you read carefully. We have no control over such websites and therefore have no responsibility or liability for the manner in which the organizations that operate such linked websites may collect, use or disclose and otherwise treat your personal information.

 

Security of Personal Information: We will maintain the confidentiality of all personal information collected on our websites and from our Service Providers and will only disclose such information to employees and Service Providers who require such information for the purposes described in this Privacy and Security Statement. We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure of personal information in our custody and control.

 

Passwords: To provide you with an increased level of security, online access to your personal information is protected with a password you select. We strongly recommend that you do not disclose your password to anyone. The Diocese of Sacramento will never ask you for your password in any unsolicited communication (including unsolicited correspondence such as letters, phone calls or e-mail messages).

 

No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure, the Diocese of Sacramento cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us on our websites.

 

How To Contact Us

 

You can contact us or otherwise communicate your privacy concerns by:

 

Emailing:

 

dec@diocese-sacramento.org

 

Writing to:

 

Diocese of Sacramento
2110 Broadway
Sacramento, CA  95818

 

Changes to the Privacy and Security Statement

 

To help you track the changes to our Privacy and Security Statement, the date of the material changes to our Privacy and Security Statement will be noted here, January 20, 2010. Privacy and Security Statement may be changed at anytime.

 

You agree, during the period of this Privacy and Security Statement, that we may: (1) revise the Changes to the Privacy and Security Statement; and any such revision or change will be binding and effective immediately on posting of the revised statement or change to the service(s) on our web site, or on notification to you by e-mail or regular mail. You agree to review our web site, including the Privacy and Security Statement, periodically to be aware of any such revisions. If you do not agree with any revision to the Statement, you may terminate your services at any time by providing us with notice by e-mail or regular mail as per the How to Contact Us section of this Privacy and Security Statement. Notice of your termination will be effective on receipt and processing by us. You agree that, by continuing to use the Services following notice of any revision to this Privacy and Security Statement or change in service(s), you abide by any such revisions or changes.