Holy Cross Lutheran is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Holy Cross Lutheran Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Holy Cross Lutheran website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
Holy Cross Lutheran collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Holy Cross Lutheran also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Holy Cross Lutheran. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Holy Cross Lutheran for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Holy Cross Lutheran Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Holy Cross Lutheran public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Holy Cross Lutheran does not read any of your private online communications.
Holy Cross Lutheran encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Holy Cross Lutheran so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Holy Cross Lutheran is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Holy Cross Lutheran and Holy Cross Lutheran family of Web sites.
Use of your Personal Information
Holy Cross Lutheran collects and uses your personal information to operate the Holy Cross Lutheran Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Holy Cross Lutheran also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Holy Cross Lutheran and its affiliates. Holy Cross Lutheran may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Holy Cross Lutheran does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Holy Cross Lutheran may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Holy Cross Lutheran may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Holy Cross Lutheran, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Holy Cross Lutheran does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Holy Cross Lutheran keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Holy Cross Lutheran, in order to determine what Holy Cross Lutheran services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Holy Cross Lutheran to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Holy Cross Lutheran Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Holy Cross Lutheran or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Holy Cross Lutheran; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Holy Cross Lutheran, or the public.
The Holy Cross Lutheran Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Holy Cross Lutheran pages, or register with Holy Cross Lutheran site or services, a cookie helps Holy Cross Lutheran to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Holy Cross Lutheran Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Holy Cross Lutheran features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Holy Cross Lutheran services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Holy Cross Lutheran secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Holy Cross Lutheran secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
Holy Cross Lutheran will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Holy Cross Lutheran encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Holy Cross Lutheran is protecting your information.