At our website, your right to privacy and data security is a primary concern. That’s why, when you visit, we help you maintain control over your personal data on the Internet. Below are the guidelines we use for protecting the information you provide us during a visit to our website.

In a few areas on our website , we ask you to provide information that will enable us to effectively operate the Parish, to enhance your site visit, to assist you with technical support issues or to follow up with you after your visit. It is completely optional for you to participate.

For example, we may request information from you when you:

  • Register in the Parish
  • Provide feedback in an online survey
  • Subscribe to a newsletter or a mailing list
  • Register for an event
  • In each of the instances above, we may ask for information such as your name, e-mail address, phone number, address, In the case of newsletters or mailing lists, you will be able to “unsubscribe” to these mailings at any time.

St. Katharine’s will only use your personal information for specific purposes. The information you provide will be kept confidential.

St. Katharine’s respects and protects the privacy of our online visitors. We do not disclose, give, sell or transfer to third parties any personal information about our visitors, unless required by law.

Credit Card and Other Personal Information

St. Katharine’s uses industry standard efforts such as firewalls and Secure Socket Layers (SSL) to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. We make every reasonable effort to prevent the loss, misuse or theft of the information under our control.


On St. Katharine’s website, there are links, carefully selected, to other websites to enhance a visitor’s experience. By providing these links, St. Katharine’s Parish assumes no responsibility for these websites, their privacy practices, their content, or their sponsoring organizations. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our web site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information from you. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Note to Parents on Our Privacy Policy

St. Katharine’s encourages children to learn more about the Catholic Faith through the use of our web site. However, we ask that this be done only with their parent’s knowledge and supervision. We care about the privacy of children. We recognize that children’s use of the Internet and E-mail raise special concerns regarding privacy and security of information. It is our intention to adhere to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, enacted by the U.S. Congress, and its rules on collecting personal information from minors. It is particularly important for parents to provide guidance to their children relative to providing personal information online and we encourage all parents to check and monitor their children’s online activities. Help us protect the privacy of your children by ensuring that they never send E-mail or submit personal information on this site or any other website without your permission.