It is Catholic Charities of the East Bay’s policy to respect and protect the privacy of our website visitors (“visitors”). This policy statement tells you how we collect information from you and how that information is used and kept.
Catholic Charities of the East Bay respects and protects the privacy of our website visitors and does not collect personal information from website visitors unless it is voluntarily given by a visitor when filling out and submitting forms. This policy applies to pages owned and operated by Catholic Charities of the East Bay. Third party sites state their privacy policies separately.
Catholic Charities of the East Bay does not sell or exchange donor information with other organizations or disclose privileged information regarding donors or gifts to unauthorized parties. If a donor wishes to remain anonymous or wishes to have their gift restricted to a specific purpose or program, this is duly recorded and honored.
Certain sections of Catholic Charities of the East Bay’ website may use “cookies” to store visitor information. A cookie is a small string of text that a website can send to your browser that is intended to enhance your visit. In general, cookies can securely store a visitor’s ID and password specific to that website, personalize home pages, identify which parts of a website have been visited, or keep track of selections in a form or shopping cart. A cookie does not retrieve data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses, or capture your email address.
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 providers database, only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. Nevertheless, such security measures may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information on the website, and Catholic Charities of the East Bay is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to any such security failures. Although Catholic Charities of the East Bay takes every precaution possible, understand that data and communications, including e-mail and other electronic communications, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated over the Internet. Furthermore, the website contains links to other websites. Catholic Charities of the East Bay is not responsible for nor can Catholic Charities of the East Bay ensure the privacy practices or content of such other websites.
Protecting the Privacy of Children
Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13. If you want to notify us of our receipt of information by children under 13, please contact us.
Intellectual Property Notice
All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Catholic Charities of the East Bay. All materials contained on this website are protected by copyright and trademark laws and are owned by Catholic Charities of the East Bay or are licensed or otherwise published by Catholic Charities of the East Bay with the permission of the owner of the material. All rights in such materials published with permission of the material’s owner are reserved to the respective owners.
Limitation of Liability
You agree that you will hold harmless Catholic Charities of the East Bay and its officers, directors, employees, and volunteers from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use this website or the information contained in this website or other websites to which it is linked. This includes, but is not limited to, information or materials viewed or downloaded from this website or another website to which it is linked that appear to you or are construed by you to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, or that infringe upon your intellectual property rights. In no event will Catholic Charities of the East Bay, its officers, directors, employees, volunteers, or the contributors of information to this website be liable to you or any other third party for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
Catholic Charities of the East Bay of the East Bay
Oakland – Main Office
433 Jefferson Street
Oakland, CA 94607
At Catholic Charities of the East Bay, we try to ensure the security of all of our electronic communications such as email and our websites. If you receive any email that appears to be fraudulent or feel our website has been compromised in any way, please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org to report this activity. Fraudulent activities will be reported to the proper authorities. Never release any personal or financial information via electronic communication unless you are certain it is secure, such as through our secure online donation page.