Catholic Charities of Santa Barbara is committed to the privacy of those individuals who visit and interact with the agency’s Web site, www.CatholicCharitiesLA.org. This statement discloses the privacy practices of the agency.
When you make a donation or register with Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc., personally-identifiable information (name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, etc.) is collected. Catholic Charities will not sell, share, trade or rent this information to others.
Personally-identifiable information, authorized and submitted by you, will be retained and used to send you agency updates, newsletters and other items of interest. You may review submissions you have already made and ask us to make changes to them. If you wish to be removed from our records, contact Catholic Charities at info@CatholicCharitiesLA.org.
Secure On-line Donations
Catholic Charities is aware of the sensitive nature of donation information (names, addresses and credit card numbers) provided by visitors to the Web site. Donations are processed using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. It keeps donors’ personal records protected, by encrypting credit card numbers, so they cannot be copied.
Blackbaud, Inc. is Catholic Charities’ application service provider (ASP) and VeriSign supplies verification services. Privacy statements from Blackbaud and VeriSign are available on the donation page. All donation information is confidential.
Technical Information Collected Automatically
Catholic Charities’ system automatically collects data about the areas you visit on the Web site. This information does not name you personally. It is used to understand how visitors, as a group, use the web site.
Information Placed Automatically On Your Computer’s Hard Drive
When you view www.CatholicCharitiesLA.org, a “cookie” or similar file is downloaded to your computer. A “cookie” is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a “cookie” is not linked to any personally-identifiable information on Catholic Charities’ Web site.
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