- Our Policy
- Information We Collect
- Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information
- Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information
- Your Choices
- Links To Other Web Sites
- Other Terms and Conditions
- Accessing Information; Contacting Archdiocese
Information We Collect:
When you interact with us through the Site, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you, as further described below:
: When you interact with Archdiocese through the Site, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. Archdiocese may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by Archdiocese affiliates, agents or service providers. This Site may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, and the domain names of our visitors' Internet service providers. It is important to note that no Personal Data is available or used in this process.
Aggregated Personal Data
: In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Archdiocese Services, Archdiocese often conducts research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and Archdiocese may share this aggregate data with its affiliates, agents and business partners. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. Archdiocese may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information:
Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information:
Archdiocese is not in the business of selling your information. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties: Archdiocese, like many organizations, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments. When we employ another Archdiocese to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.
Legal Requirements: Archdiocese may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Archdiocese, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
You can use the Site without providing any Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain Archdiocese Services.
Links to Other Web Sites:
Archdiocese takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this Site may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to Archdiocese via the Internet.
Other Terms and Conditions:
Your access to and use of this Site is subject to the
By accessing, browsing or using this Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Agreement. If you do not accept the terms and conditions of this Agreement, do not use the Site.
Access to Information; Contacting Archdiocese:
You may contact us as follows:
Archdiocese of Boston
66 Brooks Drive
Braintree, MA 02184
Attn: Webmaster – BostonCatholic.org
By phone: (617) 254-0100
By email: Webmaster@rcab.org