Updated: January 30, 2023
We collect personal information from you when you: (1) submit or schedule an online gift or pledge; (2) request products, services, or use of our campus; (3) contact us through the Website, via email, or other means; (4) submit information related to a ministry or ministry service in which you participate, volunteer, or seek information about; or (5) otherwise provide us with your personal information.
Personal information we collect may include, without limitation: your name; age; email address; phone number; mailing address; photograph; names of your children, spouse, or other family members; username; password; payment information; and church/ministry affiliation, provided you submit such information. In some instances, we may request additional information from you to verify your identity or to create and maintain a personal account for you. A personal account may be required to enable you to access certain services or non-public areas of the Website.
We may also collect certain non-personal information from you when you visit the Website, including but not limited to your browser type, mobile device type, operating system, IP address, geographic location, the domain name or Internet service provider from which you accessed the Website, and other information that cannot be used to specifically identify you. We may also collect information regarding your browsing behavior, such as the date and time you visit the Website, the areas or pages of the Site that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing the Website, or the number of times you return to the Website.
How We Use Your Information
Any non-personal information collected by us will only be used in an aggregated (i.e., not personally identifiable) fashion. For example, we may use non-personal information: to review and analyze Website usage and operations; to assess the performance of the Website, our ministry, or our products and services; to protect and secure the Website and our ministry; or to provide you with targeted offers and advertising on the Website.
The foregoing notwithstanding, we may be required to disclose your information in connection with law enforcement, fraud prevention, regulation, and other legal action or if St. David’s reasonably believes it is necessary to do so to protect St. David’s, its staff, its members, or the public.
Third Party Tools and Services
Changing or Updating Your Information
Any personal information obtained by St. David’s from you belongs to you. If you wish to remove, change, or update any of your personal information, you may do so by accessing your St. David’s account using the username and password established during your initial login. All user passwords will be stored in an encrypted format. If you have any trouble accessing, removing, correcting, or modifying your personal information, or if you wish to instruct us not to disclose personal information to any third party other than those necessary to complete a request you initiate on the Website, please send an email with your request to email@example.com
Note that we may need to retain certain records for legal or internal business reasons and that some of your information may remain on backup systems, in compliance with applicable law.
Data Security and Responsibility
St. David’s will take reasonable precautions to protect your information from loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration. Such precautions may include, but are not limited to periodic backing up of all information stored at our servers, checks to identify the presence of any software viruses, and review of our account security measures. Our vendors, contractors, employees, or partners who have access to your information are required to keep the information confidential and are not permitted to use this information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for St. David’s.
The privacy of communications over the Internet cannot be guaranteed, because the Internet is not a secure medium. You agree that St. David’s is not responsible for any harm, loss, or damage you may incur by the sending of personal information over the Internet by or to St. David’s.
Links to Other Websites
As a convenience to you, the Website may contain links to websites controlled by third parties other than St. David’s. We are not responsible for, and do not endorse, the privacy practices or content of these third party websites. We recommend that you read the privacy policies of each such website you visit.