Maintaining your privacy is important to establish trust in your interaction with Magnificat, a Ministry to Catholic Women Web site. At the same time, it’s important for us to understand how you interact with the site, so we can understand your needs better. Part of this process includes collecting information about you.
Magnificat, a Ministry to Catholic Women Web site does not collect any personal identifying information about individuals except when actively provided by such individuals through contact us or prayer request forms. The Magnificat, a Ministry to Catholic Women website will not release any of said information about you without your permission, unless required by law.
What Information the Magnificat website Collects
Magnificat, a Ministry to Catholic Women website gathers two types of information about people who visit our site: data you provide through voluntary contact us and prayer request forms ; anonymous traffic and survey information.
Contact us/Prayer request Forms
To provide you with the service you need in the most efficient way possible, we provide a number of customer service forms on the Web site. The forms will generally ask you for some or all of the following:
- Full name
- Street address
- Home/work/fax phone numbers
- E-mail address
This information is for our internal use to service your request, and is not shared with any third party, unless required by law.
Web Usage Information
Magnificat, a Ministry to Catholic women website collects information on the usage of the Web site and the pages and functionality held within. The information collected in this process allows the site operators to understand how the site is being used and how we might improve the site to enhance the experience. The information is collected on an anonymous basis, IP addresses are not linked to individuals.
A cookie is a small piece of information a Web site can store on your computer as a text file. The text file is very small and contains a unique identification number that is transferred from a Web site to the hard drive of a user’s computer to aid the site operators to passively track the user’s behavior on the web site. A cookie will not allow a Web site to learn any personal information (such as your name and address) that you have not otherwise disclosed.
This site uses a session cookie. A session cookie is a small text file that is sent to your browser when you access the site and is then stored temporarily in memory. Session cookies are used to maximize performance and to aid in securing specific areas of the Web site. The session cookie is available only during the course of the browser session; the information is not sent to or stored on your computer’s hard drive. Closing your browser or logging off will invalidate the session cookie.
Commitment to Confidentiality
Confidentiality is a top priority within Magnificat, a Ministry to Catholic Women. We are committed to maintaining the highest level of confidentiality with all of the information we receive from our site visitors, including the information received from this Web site.