Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, make a donation, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, and/or credit card information, as well as other personally identifiable information (PII).

Like most websites, we use cookies and/or web beacons to enhance your experience, gather general visitor information, and track visits to our website.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience

Your information helps us to better respond to, and address, your individual needs.

  • To improve our website

We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

  • To improve customer service

Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.

  • To process transactions

Your information will be used to process the transaction you have requested through our site. No bank account information will ever be shared, in any way, with any organization which is not essential to the processing of that requested transaction.

  • To send emails and postal mail

The email and postal addresses you provide for order processing may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional organizational and partner news, updates, related product or service information, etc.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails and postal mail, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or you may call the National Shrine at (202) 281-0610.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway provider’s database. Only those authorized have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, your private financial information will not be stored on our servers.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.)

We use cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on 01.27.2020.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
www.nationalshrine.org
400 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20017
[email protected]
202-526-8300