Privacy Policy


Calvary Episcopal Church (hereafter referred to as "the church") subscribes to known best practices for internet security.


Information Collected

The church collects information from our users through our public Web Site. The information collected on our Web Site is voluntarily submitted information.You can visit this Web site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. The church gathers "personally identifiable information" if you voluntarily submit inquiries to us through our contact form, or signup as a "member' for purposes of subscribing to newsletters, registering for events, or making online donations.The types of personally identifiable information voluntarily submitted on our Web Site may include your name, address, phone, and email address.  Every attempt is made on forms to require only the information necessary for the function.  You can always choose not to provide this personally identifiable information, and use other means to contact the diocese or register for events (see Contact Us page).



In some parts of the Web Site we may use cookies, which are bits of information that are stored on your computer when you visit a Web Site. Cookies allow the Web Site to recognize you and, among other things, allow you to use features like the online event registration. You can remove cookies from your computer if you want; your browser's help feature can tell you how. If you do so, please note that some parts of the Web Sites may not function properly.


Tracking Website Traffic

This website does not track visitors to the website.



The church is committed to protecting children and will identify them on or through the website only for church purposes.
*         The website will not associate the names of individual members under the age of 18 with their photos. To achieve this, this website avoids the following practices, among others:

*         Photo captions which mention a child's first or last name.
*         Use of mouse-over text to show the name of a child in a picture
*         Use of children's names in filenames


Security Policy

This website takes reasonable precautions to protect our user information. When sensitive information is submitted to us via the website, it is protected both online and off-line. We have established managerial procedures to safeguard our Website and to protect against the loss, disclosure, misuse or unauthorized access of personal information both online and offline. Only those employees, officers and volunteers managing a program of the church and/or our business partners who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. While we take reasonable efforts to ensure the security of information, there is no guarantee that any data transmitted over the Internet is 100% secure; this is the case for any users of and service providers on the Internet.


Information Sharing

The church is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Any personal information submitted will only be used by members of the church that are on a need-to-know basis and will be used only for the purpose for which the information submitted was intended.

In addition, you should be aware that some administrative personnel of the church may, in the course of their regular duties, have access to communications for technical or operational purposes.The church may also disclose any communications to the full extent permitted or required by law.

The church will not use or share your personally identifiable information in ways unrelated to the ones described in this Privacy Policy without first letting you know and offering you a choice. If at any time you would like to stop receiving information from the church, you may use our Contact form, or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


External Links

The church may provide links to other sites. The church has no control over such sites and resources and as such is not responsible or liable for any privacy practices, content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. The church shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.


Accessing and Updating Information

The church strives to maintain the accuracy of user records and only collects personal information that is relevant for the purposes for which it is used. If you have any questions about what information we currently hold about you or your organization or would like to make updates or changes, use our Contact form, or email us at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Other Policies

The church maintains several lists of church and diocesan leadership offline: all clergy, vestry members and delegates, commission and committee membership, church staff.  Names are published on the church website directory only by consent, for the purpose of making members of the church community accessible to one another. Those persons listed should make changes known to the church administrator.

Access to posting of materials will be restricted for protection from malicious alteration of the website.  All access to post materials to the website must be approved by the church administrator.


Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our "Web Site" so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it. Your continued use of the Web Site following the posting of changes to these terms constitutes acceptance of those changes.


Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, complete our Contact form, or email us at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or write or telephone using the information on the Contact Us page.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 August 2010 13:21