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).
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.
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.)
This policy was last modified on 01.27.2020.