It is the policy of Catholic Charities of St. Louis to respect and protect the privacy of individuals both online and offline, This Privacy Statement describes how Catholic Charities of St. Louis collects, uses, and shares personal information obtained from you when you make a donation using our website. By making a donation through this website, you assent to the Catholic Charities of St. Louis Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to this Privacy Statement, please contact us about any alternative arrangements for making a donation.
How We Collect, Use and Share Donor and Registration Payment Information
Donation processing for Catholic Charities of St. Louis is handled by our third-party service provider. Catholic Charities of St. Louis’ website donation form will request that you provide certain contact information, including your name, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address. In addition, Catholic Charities of St. Louis donation form will request that you provide certain donation information, including the amount of your donation. Finally, Catholic Charities of St. Louis donation form will request that you provide certain billing information, including the name of your bank or credit card, your bank or credit card account number, expiration date, and billing address. Catholic Charities of St. Louis does not have access to bank or credit information once it is submitted.
The service provider that processes your donation or registration will use the information that you provide for the following purposes:
- To process your donation or registration payment request
- To verify your identity
- As otherwise specified in the service provider’s Privacy Statement.
The following only applies to online donations: The service provider will share your contact and donation information with Catholic Charities of St. Louis. However, Catholic Charities of St. Louis will not request or receive your billing information. Catholic Charities of St. Louis to which you make your donation or registration payment may use your contact and donation information for the following purposes:
- To contact you about your donation and future donations
- To perform any necessary tasks required or permitted under applicable law
In addition, Catholic Charities of St. Louis to which you make your donation may publish your name and donation level in its donor rolls. If you wish for your donation to remain anonymous, you must indicate on the online donation form or contact Catholic Charities of St. Louis to let us know your request of an anonymous donation.
Catholic Charities of St. Louis does not sell or rent the personal information you provide on the website to anyone. Catholic Charities of St. Louis may be required or permitted by applicable law to disclose your personal information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances. We reserve the right to respond to any subpoena received from a government agency without prior notice to you. Additionally, if we need to investigate or resolve possible problems or inquiries, we may disclose certain information about you to private entities, law enforcement, or other government officials as Catholic Charities of St. Louis, in its sole discretion, believes necessary or appropriate.
Privacy Practices of Third Parties
Catholic Charites of St. Louis’ website contains links to third-party websites not controlled by Catholic Charities of St. Louis, including the websites of our service providers. We recommend reviewing the privacy policies of a service provider carefully before making a donation to ensure that you are comfortable with how the service provider collects, uses, and shares information related to your donation. Catholic Charities of St. Louis is not responsible for the privacy policies or procedures of its service providers or any other third party, or for the content of any third-party website.
Catholic Charities of St. Louis’ website may use “cookies” to automatically gather some information about you, or to offer a personalized experience on the website. A cookie is a small text file that the system sends to your computer to collect information about your activities on the Web site. The cookie transmits this information back to the website each time your browser requests a page from the website, and the information may be stored to help facilitate your use of the website the next time you visit. If you do not want to receive cookies from the website, you can set your browser to not accept cookies.
Catholic Charities of St. Louis uses reasonable measures to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of sensitive personal information under our control. Please bear in mind that no website or data transmission over the Internet is totally secure. As a result, Catholic Charities of St. Louis cannot promise or guarantee the security of any information you provide on or through this website. Donation processing is handled by our service providers, and all information is treated in accordance with the Privacy Statements of our service providers.
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Any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Statement should be directed to Brian Thouvenot, Chief Development Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-256-5933.