lock-iconSt. Aidan’s Ministries is committed to providing visitors with a web site that respects their privacy. This page summarizes the privacy policy and practices by St. Aidan’s Ministries as it applies to the staidansministries.com web site.

St. Aidan’s Ministries does not automatically gather any specific personal information from you, such as your name, phone number or e-mail address. We would only obtain this type of information if you supply it by sending us an e-mail or by submitting the information through a form on our site.

All personal information created, held or collected is protected under the federal Privacy Act. This means that at any point of collection you will be asked for consent to collect your information. You will be informed of the purpose for which it is being collected. If you wish to exercise your right of access to that information please contact the web administrator through our contact page.

St. Aidan’s Ministries employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. This software receives and records the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that has contacted our Web site, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.

St. Aidan’s Ministries does not normally use “cookies” to track how our visitors use this site or to determine sites previously visited. If cookies are in use and you have your cookies notification option activated on your browser the system will notify you before any cookies are used so that you may refuse them. (A “cookie” is a file that may be placed on your hard drive without your knowledge by a Web site to allow it to monitor your use of the site.)

Protecting the Privacy of Children

St. Aidan’s Ministries will not knowingly collect or retain any personal information of visitors to our websites who are under the age of 13. We encourage and support the efforts of parents and legal guardians of children to monitor their children’s internet usage and to caution them against providing personal information to any website without their permission.

Visitor information is not disclosed to anyone except St. Aidan’s Ministries personnel who need the information to carry out responsibilities of their job. Any further disclosure of the personal information you give us will be in accordance with the federal Privacy Act.