How We Collect and Use Information
We collect the following types of information about you:
Information you provide us directly:
We ask for certain information such as your name, address, email, phone, etc. when you correspond with us. We may also retain any messages you send through the email and may collect information you provide in the Contact Form or Parking Permit information. We use this information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the answers to the questions/comments or parking website.
When you visit our website, we may send one or more cookies — a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters — to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. A cookie may also convey information to us about how you use the website (e.g., the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take on the website) and allow us or our web developer to track your usage of the website over time. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the website may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
Log file information:
Log file information is automatically reported by your browser or mobile device each time you access the Website. When you use our website, our servers automatically record certain log file information. These server logs may include anonymous information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on the Website, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.
When you access the Website by or through a mobile device (including but not limited to smart-phones or tablets), we may access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store one or more “device identifiers,” such as a universally unique identifier (“UUID”). Device identifiers are small data files or similar data structures stored on or associated with your mobile device, which uniquely identify your mobile device. A device identifier may be data stored in connection with the device hardware, data stored in connection with the device’s operating system or other software. A device identifier may convey information to us about how you browse and use the Website. A device identifier may remain persistently on your device, to enhance your navigation through the Website. Some features of the Website may not function properly if use or availability of device identifiers is impaired or disabled.
When you access the Website by or through a mobile device, we may access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store “location data,” which may include GPS coordinates (e.g. latitude and/or longitude) or similar information regarding the location of your mobile device. Location data may convey to us information about how you browse and use the Website. Some features of the Website, particularly location-based websites, may not function properly if use or availability of location data is impaired or disabled.
Commercial and marketing communications:
We use the information we collect or receive, such as your email address, to communicate directly with you in response to your contact or send information regarding parking updates. We do not sell your information or use it for any type of marketing purposes.
Use of certain website type information we collect about you:
Sharing of Your Information
We will not rent or sell your information to any third party company or entity.
Sharing certain website type information we collect about you:
We may share certain website type information, including information obtained through tools such as cookies, log files, device identifiers, and location data (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.): (i) with our web developers for the purposes described in the section above on “How We Collect and Use Information.”
Keeping your information safe:
St. Paul’s on the Plains Episcopal Church cares about the security of your information and uses commercially reasonable safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through the Website.
Compromise of information:
In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, St. Paul’s will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Opting out of collection of your information for Tracking / Advertising:
Please refer to your mobile device or browser’s technical information for instructions on how to delete and disable cookies, and other tracking/recording tools. Depending on your type of device, it may not be possible to delete or disable tracking mechanisms on your mobile device. Note that disabling cookies and/or other tracking tools may disable features available through the Website.
St. Paul’s on the Plains does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 13. The Website and its content are not directed at children under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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