St. Mary's Academy understands that you care how information about you is used and shared. We appreciate your trust. We will protect your privacy using industry standard security practices and use any information submitted through our website carefully and sensibly.
How does St. Mary's Academy protect personal information?
St. Mary's Academy collects your personal information, including user names, email addresses, IP addresses, other contact details, survey response, photos, payment information and cookie data. There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected. This can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information will be used to fulfill contracts and process transactions or requests. We collect your information with your consent, indicated by your use of the website, and for the purposes of responding to legitimate requests from government or law enforcement authorities. Your information is retained for as long as it is needed to fulfill your request and to comply with legal obligations.
When you make a contribution or purchase, we offer the use of a secure server. We encrypt all information you input before it is sent to us. Furthermore, all of the data we collect is protected against unauthorized access. This means that only authorized school staff or bank employees/systems will be able to read your information. Your credit card information is protected and secure when used on our site.
Our web server may automatically recognize information regarding your IP address, domain or e-mail address. This information is not viewed individually, but is used to automatically compile statistics through a software program. The statistical information we collect may be used to:
- improve the content and organization of our website
- create new features and/or content on our site to meet the patterns of use indicated by statistical analysis
- provide general statistical information, e.g., the number of visitors to the site and most-viewed pages
Will St. Mary's Academy disclose private information it collects to outside parties?
If you supply St. Mary's Academy with your email address, you may receive periodic e-mail messages from us providing information and updates regarding school information, upcoming events or activities, etc. In each case, when you receive email communications from St. Mary's Academy, you will be given the option not to receive such communication. If you mistakenly receive any communication you do not want to receive, please click on the unsubscribe link provided at the bottom of the communication or respond to the email with a request to be removed from the list, and your request will be promptly fulfilled. We do not make the email addresses of those who access our site available to other organizations nor do we sell this information to anyone.
If you supply St. Mary's Academy with your postal address online you may receive periodic postal mailings from us providing information regarding school information, upcoming events or activities, etc. If you do not wish to receive such postal mailings, please let us know by returning the mail to the originating department as “refused” and your name will be removed from the mailing list.
Persons who supply St. Mary's Academy with telephone numbers online may be assured that his or her telephone number will be kept in confidence by St. Mary's Academy and used only for the purpose for which you supplied it. Phone numbers will not be shared with other organizations.
Requests by law enforcement agencies for information about site users deemed by St. Mary's Academy to be legitimate and not in violation of constitutional principles will be supplied to law enforcement agencies.
Any user of this site indicating, threatening, admitting to or representing an act in violation of the law on this site or through an email link contained on this site will be reported to the appropriate law enforcement agency.