We Care About Your Privacy
Information We Collect
Saint Vincent’s respects the privacy of our online visitors and donors. Any personal information you provide is voluntary, and we do not require you to register in order to view our site. There are times, such as when you donate online or request information, when we will collect specific information such as your name, mailing address, zip/postal codes, and/or e-mail address. If you choose to provide personally identifiable data, you may receive communications from us – by mail or electronically – advising you of upcoming agency events. If you do not wish to be contacted with such information, please let us know by writing to the address at the bottom of this page or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject field, please type “Mailing List Opt Out” and provide us with your name, e-mail and postal address.
By submitting a telephone number to St. Vincent’s you agree that a representative of St. Vincent’s can contact you at the number you provide, potentially using automated technology (including texts/SMS messaging) or a pre-recorded message. Your consent is not an obligation to receive any of our services.
No Tracking or Sharing of Personal Information
A “cookie” is a piece of text which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, this cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer. They help us and our affiliates to improve our Site. They present the content from our Site in the most effective manner for you and your computer.
All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our Site.
We do not track our users across time or across websites. We do not use flash cookies.
While Saint Vincent’s does not monitor your personal activity on our Site, we do track aggregated, anonymous user data to evaluate the effectiveness of our Site and help us improve our service. For example, we may compile statistics about our daily number of Site visitors or specific page requests. This data is generic in nature and contains no personal information. Any information collected by Saint Vincent’s will not be sold or released to any third party.
Use of Your Information
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you in the best possible manner. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:
- To provide you with information relating to our services;
- To provide third parties with statistical information about the users of our Site;
- To monitor and conduct an analysis of our Site traffic and usage patterns;
- To analyze trends.
To secure your information, we have put in place commercially suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect on our Site.
Nonetheless, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically on our Site, and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk.
Disclosing Your Information
Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to any affiliated business entities or third parties necessary to provide services to you. This includes, where applicable, our subsidiaries, our holding company and its other subsidiaries (if any), as well as third parties involved in the administration and operation of our services. We may also disclose your personal information to other third parties, such as:
- Where we sell any or all of our business and/or our assets to a third party, whether through bankruptcy proceedings or other sale or merger.
- Where we are legally required to disclose your information.
- When we are contractually obligated to disclose it.
Links to Third Party Websites
Our Site contains Helpful Links to the websites of other organizations and state agencies. When you access one of these links, you are entering another website for which Saint Vincent’s has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such websites as their policies may be different than ours. Saint Vincent’s has no influence over third-party privacy policies, and is therefore not responsible or liable for their policies.
Users Only of Legal Age of Majority
Our Site is designed and intended for those who have reached the age of majority (18 years of age). By using our Site, you affirm that you are at least 18 years of age or older. We are not liable for any damages that may result from a user’s misrepresentation of age.
No one under age 13 is authorized to submit or post any information, including personally identifying information, on our Site. Under no circumstances may anyone under age 13 use our Site. Parents or legal guardians of children under 13 cannot agree to these Terms on their behalf.
For Further Information
Saint Vincent’s Home
2425 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720