Posted Jan. 19, 2017

 

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.

We value our customers and respect your privacy.  We collect information about you on our websites to improve your experience and to provide communications about our events, programs and services.  As outlined in this policy, we may share your information with our partners, and under certain circumstances, with third parties that provide services on our behalf or with whom we have partnered for specific services.  Your use of this site indicates that you have read, accepted and unconditionally agreed to our privacy practices, as outlined in this Privacy Policy and any other applicable terms. The Terms of Use for this website are incorporated herein by this reference.

This Privacy Policy describes the information we collect about you and how we use it.  If our practices change, we will post an update to our website.

 

What information do we collect? 
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form.
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information.

 

What do we use your information for?
We may use your information in the following ways:

  • To communicate with you and send you about our events, programs and services
  • To help us address problems and improve our website, events, and customer service
  • To personalize your Cathedral experience
  • To analyze trends and statistics
  • To protect the security and integrity of our website and business
  • To contact you if necessary

 

Do we share your information?
We may share your information in the following ways:

  • With our service providers who help manage user information and perform services on our behalf such as communications, etc.  We do not authorize these service providers to make any other use of or disclose your information
  • With another company we partner with to provide products, services, or promotions to our users
  • To comply with laws or regulations or in response to a valid subpoena, order, or government request

 

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not knowingly collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older. If you are under 13 years old please do not provide your information on our website. If we become aware that an individual is under the age of 13 and has submitted any information for any purpose without prior verifiable parental consent, we will delete his or her information from our files. If you are under 18, you may only use this site with the involvement of a parent or guardian.

 

External Links
This site may contain links to, or advertisements about, other websites. Other sites may also reference, advertise, or link to this site. We do not endorse or sponsor other websites, is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites, and we expressly disclaim any statements or assertions made on such websites, and deny all liability associated with your use of, and the content on, such other websites and advertisements. Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Policy do not apply to information gathered through other websites. We encourage you to be aware of when you leave this website and to read the privacy policies of each and every website that you visit.

 

How do we use cookies and pixel tags?
Our website uses “cookies”, which are small data files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies enable you to use our websites and may be used in a variety of ways to enhance or personalize your online experience.
You can set your browser not to accept cookies or to notify you when you are sent a cookie, giving you the opportunity to decide whether or not to accept it. If you do not accept cookies, however, you will not be able to access your account information or make purchases on our websites.
We use “pixel tags” (also called “web beacons” or “clear gifs”), which are tiny graphic images, on our website and in our emails. Pixel tags help us analyze our users’ online behavior and measure the effectiveness of our websites and our advertising. We work with service providers that help us track, collect, and analyze this information.
Pixel tags on our sites may be used to collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the features you use, the links you click, and other actions you take in connection with the sites. This information may include your computer’s Internet protocol (IP) address, your browser type, your operating system, date and time information, and other technical information about your computer. We may also track certain information about the identity of the website you visited immediately before coming to our site. We do not otherwise track any information about your use of other websites.
Pixel tags and cookies in our emails may be used to track your interactions with those messages, such as when you receive, open, or click a link in an email message from us.
We may combine the information we collect through cookies and pixel tags with other information we have collected from you. This information may be used to improve our websites, to personalize your online experience, to tailor our communications with you, to determine the effectiveness of our advertising, and for other internal business purposes.

 

Policy Changes
This Privacy Policy replaces all previous disclosures we may have provided you about our information practices. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy, and to apply any changes to information previously collected, as permitted by law. If there are material changes to this Privacy Policy or our information practices change in the future, we will notify you by posting the policy changes on our website.

 

For any questions, suggestions, or concerns related to this Privacy Policy, please email communications@cathedral.org.  Alternatively, you may contact us by phone at (202) 537-6200.