The Sisters of St. Mary of Namur, Eastern Region are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. The Sisters of St Mary may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should periodically check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 06/10/20.
What we collect When you visit our website you may provide us with two types of information: 1) personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis,( name, contact information including email address) and 2) website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our website.
What we do with the information we gather:
Contact information is used primarily for the purposes of correspondence as initiated by you on the “Contact Us” page. We may periodically send a promotional email about prayer events, spirituality, or other pertinent information which we think you may find interesting, using the email address which you have provided. We will never sell your information.
Website use browser information like cookies may be used. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. The file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.Overall, cookies help the Sisters of St. Mary provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websitesOur website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal informationYou may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following way:
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for correspondence purposes, you may change your mind at any time by sending your preference via the form on the Contact Us page
- modify your browser setting to decline cookies
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above email address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Permission to Use of Materials: The right to download and store or output the materials in our website is granted for the user's personal use only, and materials may not be reproduced in any edited form. Any other reproduction, transmission, performance, display or editing of these materials by any means mechanical or electronic without our express written permission is strictly prohibited. Users wishing to obtain permission to reprint or reproduce any materials appearing on this site may contact us directly.