Privacy Policy

Effective: June 15, 2010

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Capuchin Province of Mid-America, Inc., a Colorado corporation (“Company”) collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of its http://www.brownrobe.com web site and any derivative or affiliated web sites on which this Privacy Policy is posted (collectively, the “Web Site”).  Company reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time by posting such changes to this page.  You understand that you have the affirmative obligation to check this Privacy Policy periodically for changes, and you hereby agree to periodically review this Privacy Policy for such changes.  The continued use of the Web Site following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy constitutes an acceptance of those changes.

Privacy

Company is committed to safeguarding the information Users entrust to Company and believes that every User should know how it utilizes the information collected from Users.  The Web Site is not directed at children under 13 years of age, and Company does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age online. Please note that the Web Site may contain links to other web sites.  These linked sites may not be operated or controlled by Company.  Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of these or any other web sites, and you access these web sites entirely at your own risk.  Company recommends that you review the privacy practices of any other web sites that you choose to visit.

Company is based, and this web site is hosted, in the United States of America.  If User is from the European Union or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law and User is registering an account on the Web Site, visiting the Web Site, purchasing products or services from Company or the Web Site, or otherwise using the Web Site, please note that any personally identifiable information that User provides to Company will be transferred to the United States.  Any such personally identifiable information provided will be processed and stored in the United States by Company or a service provider acting on its behalf.  By providing your personally identifiable information, User hereby specifically and expressly consents to such transfer and processing and the uses and disclosures set forth herein.

The Information Company Collects

Users browsing the Web Site without registering an account or affirmatively providing personally identifiable information to Company do so anonymously.  Otherwise, Company may collect personally identifiable information from Users in a variety of ways.  Personally identifiable information may include, without limitation, (i) contact data (such as a User’s name, mailing and e-mail addresses); (ii) demographic data (such as a User’s zip code, age and income); (iii) financial information collected to process any purchases from or donations to Company via the Web Site or otherwise (such as credit card, debit card or other payment information); and (iv) other information requested during the account registration process.  If a User communicates with Company by e-mail or otherwise, posts messages to any forums, completes online forms, surveys or entries or otherwise interacts with or uses the features on the Web Site, any information provided in such communications may be collected by Company.  Company may also collect information about how Users use the Web Site, for example, by tracking the number of unique views received by the pages of the Web Site, or the domains and IP addresses from which Users originate.  While not all of the information that Company collects from Users is personally identifiable, it may be associated with personally identifiable information that Users provide Company through the Web Site or otherwise.

Company may use “cookies” or “web beacons” to track how Users use the Web Site.  A cookie is a piece of software that a web server can store on Users’ PCs and use to identify Users should they visit the Web Site again.  Users may adjust their web browser software if they do not wish to accept cookies.

How Company Uses Information

Company may use personally identifiable information collected through the Web Site for the specific purposes for which the information was collected, to process donations offered via the Web Site, to contact Users regarding services offered by Company, other related companies and its trusted affiliates, independent contractors and business partners, and otherwise to enhance Users’ experience with Company and such affiliates, independent contractors and business partners.  Company may also use information collected through the Web Site for research regarding the effectiveness of the Web Site and the planning, marketing, advertising and charity efforts of Company, its trusted affiliates, independent contractors and business partners.

Disclosure of Information

Company may disclose personally identifiable information collected from Users to its parent, subsidiary and other related companies, trusted affiliates, independent contractors and business partners who will use the information for the purposes outlined above, as necessary to provide the services offered by Company and to provide the Web Site itself, and for the specific purposes for which the information was collected.  Company may disclose personally identifiable information at the request of law enforcement or governmental agencies or in response to subpoenas, court orders or other legal process, to establish, protect or exercise Company’s legal or other rights or to defend against a legal claim or as otherwise required or allowed by law.  Company may disclose personally identifiable information in order to protect the rights, property or safety of a User or any other person.  Finally, Company may disclose personally identifiable information to investigate or prevent a violation by User of any contractual or other relationship with Company or the perpetration of any illegal or harmful activity.

Security of Information

Information about Users that is maintained on Company’s systems is protected using industry standard security measures.  However, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and Company cannot guarantee that the information submitted to, maintained on or transmitted from its systems will be completely secure.  Company is not responsible for the circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures relating to the Web Site by any Users or third parties.

Correcting, Updating, Accessing or Removing Personal Information

If a User’s personally identifiable information changes (such as a User’s zip code), or if a User no longer desires to receive non-account specific information from Company, Company will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update and/or remove that User’s previously-provided personal data.  This can be done by emailing a request to events@capuchins.org.  Additionally, you may request access to the personally identifiable information as collected by Company by sending a request to Company as set forth above.  Please note that in certain circumstances, Company may not be able to completely remove a User’s information from its systems.  For example, Company may retain a User’s personal information for legitimate business purposes, if it may be necessary to prevent fraud or future abuse, for account recovery purposes, if required by law or as retained in Company’s data backup systems or cached or archived pages.  All retained personally identifiable information will continue to be subject to the terms of the Privacy Policy to which the User has previously agreed.

Contacting Company

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, you may contact Company via any of the following methods:

Capuchin Province of Mid-America, Inc.

3613 Wyandot Street

Denver, CO. 80211

Phone Number: 303.433.0296

Fax Number: 303.477.6925

Email Address: events@capuchins.org

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