Welcome to the website of The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. This site is operated by The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis (“Archdiocese”). This policy states the Archdiocese’s policy relative to the information, including personal data and other information collected from visitors to this website.
When a visitor provides information to the Archdiocese using this website, the Archdiocese may collect personal data from you. The data collected includes the following:
Personal Information. The Archdiocese only collects personally identifiable information on a voluntary basis. This information is provided to the Archdiocese by the visitor through the completion and submission of forms, inquiries, and other similar means. “Personal Information” may include, but is not limited to: a visitor’s name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
Non-Personal Information. When you interact with the Archdiocese via this website, the Archdiocese receives and stores certain personally non-identifiable information (Non-Personal Information”). Non-Personal Information, which is passively collected using various technologies, cannot be used to identify a specific user. The Archdiocese may store such information itself or in databases owned and maintained by Archdiocesan affiliates, agents, or service providers. The Archdiocese may aggregate personally non-identifiable information to track, for example, the total number of individuals that visit this website, the number of visitors to each page of this website, and the domain names of visitors’ Internet service providers. No Personal Information is available or used in this process.
In connection with the operation of this website, the Archdiocese may employ the use of technology commonly known as “cookies.” A “cookie” is an element of data that a website can send to the Internet browser of a visitor to that website. A “cookie” is not a computer program and has no ability to read data residing on the visitor’s computer or instruct it to perform any step or function. The “cookie” does not extract any Personal Information.
Use of Information Collected
Disclosure of Information Collected
The Archdiocese will not sell, license, transmit, or disclose information collected to parties unaffiliated with the Archdiocese unless such sale, license, transmittal, or disclosure is expressly authorized by the visitor or required or permitted by law. In all cases, the Archdiocese will disclose information collected consistent with applicable laws and regulations, and will require the recipient of such information to protect the information and use it only for the purpose it was provided.
Use by Children
The Archdiocese does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any Personal Information through this website. The Archdiocese encourages parents to monitor their children’s Internet usage and online activities.
If there is reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Information through this website, please contact the Archdiocese and it will endeavor to delete such information.
The Archdiocese takes reasonable precautions to protect visitors to its website and information provided by such visitors from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Notwithstanding these protective measures, e-mail sent to or from this website may not be secure. Accordingly, visitors should consider the nature of the information sent to the Archdiocese via e-mail.
Hyperlinks to Other Websites
The Archdiocese is not responsible for either the privacy policies of Third Party Websites or the validity of information contained therein. Inclusion of hyperlinks to Third Party Websites does not in any manner imply any endorsement of the material on Third Party Websites or association with their owners or operators.
Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis
Office of Communications
777 Forest Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106