Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

Knights of Columbus Council #12164 Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting our site.  This document will detail how we use any personal information collected at this site.  Please review this privacy policy prior to using or submitting any personal information.  By using this Site and the Services we provide, you are accepting all of the practices herein described.  We may change this Privacy Policy at any time.  We will post all changes to this Privacy Policy on this page.  Your continued use of the Site and Services constitutes your agreement to the Privacy Policy as changed.

Please review this Privacy Policy often to make sure that you are up to date on our policies and practices.  

Collection of Information.

Maintaining your privacy is important us. It is equally important for us to understand how you interact with the Site, so we can understand your needs better. Part of this process includes collecting information about you.

Personal Data.

Our Site does not collect any personal identifying information about individuals except when actively provided by such individuals. The information you provide like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc. will only be used to fulfill a specific request and purpose, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner.  We will not release any of this information about you without your express written permission, unless required to do so by state or federal law. 

Automatically Collected Data.

This Site uses cookie and tracking technology depending upon the features and Services being offered.  This technology is useful for gathering information such as browser & operating system details, tracking the number of visitors to our Site, and understanding how our visitors are using the Site and Services we provide.  Cookies also allow for the customization of the Site where applicable.  Personal information is never collected by cookies or other tracking technology, however, if you have previously provided any personally identifiable information, some cookies may be attached to such information.

Our Commitment to Data Security.

We take all reasonable steps to protect your Personal Data provided voluntarily via our Site and Services from loss, misuses, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized employees, agents, and contractors, who have agreed to keep all information secure and confidential, have access to personal and private information.  However, the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be fully secure at all times so we can not ensure or warrant the security of the information you provide to us.  We do not accept liability for any unintentional disclosure. This site is secured by a Positive SSL Certificate to ensure an added layer of security for all public & private interactions.

Location of Site and Services

The Site and Services are operated in the United States of America are hosted on business servers with Namecheap Inc. If you are located in another jurisdiction, please be aware that any Personal Data as defined above you choose to provide to us may be transferred from your current location to the U.S. and will then be subject to U.S. privacy laws.  These laws may differ from the privacy laws in your jurisdiction.  By using this Site and our Services by voluntarily providing your Personal Data, you acknowledge and consent to your Personal Data being transferred to the U.S. 

What Does This Privacy Policy Apply To?

This Privacy Policy applies only to the usage of our Site and the Services offered.  Anything beyond the scope of the Knights of Columbus and Council #12164 is not covered.  This Site may provide links and Services not operated or controlled by us including merchants, banking entities, other Councils, and Social Media sites like Facebook and Twitter.  The links and Services provided do not imply that we endorse or have reviewed the Third-Party Sites and their Privacy Policies.  Please contact those Sites directly for any and all information pertinent to their Privacy Policies.

Are There Any State Specific Privacy Rights?

Applicable California privacy legislation permits visitors who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.  To make such a request to access such information, please contact us at the email addresses provided below.  Within thirty (30) days of receiving such a request, we will provide a list of the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties for third-party direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, along with the names and addresses of these third parties.  This request may be made no more than once per calendar year.

We reserve the right not to respond to requests submitted other than to the address specified in this paragraph.

A Note on Professional Advertising & Solicitation.

The employment of professional advertising solicitors by the subordinate Councils is prohibited. It being understood, however, that nothing in this Bylaw shall be construed to prohibit any Council from the sale of advertising, where solicitation is made by members of the Council.

For the purposes of this statement, “Personal Information” means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, a home or other physical address and an email address or other contact information, whether at work or at home.  In general, you can visit the Knights of Columbus Council #12164 Website pages without telling us who you are or revealing any Personal Information about yourself, however, please do not contact any individual(s) for purposes of political advertising or product sales.  Please respect our privacy in these matters.

You will be contacted if you abuse this policy, and if necessary, legal action will be taken.

Information About This Privacy Policy and Opting Out of Services.

At any time, if you prefer not to receive further email communications or participate in Services we provide, you may opt out of these Services, including emails, newsletters, member’s area, etc., by contacting our Webmaster via [email protected] or our Communications Director via [email protected]

Are There Any Other Terms and Conditions?

Your access to and use of our Site and Services is subject to the Cookie Policy & the Terms of Service which are available immediately following this Privacy Policy.

Knights of Columbus Council #12164 Cookie Policy

This cookie policy (“Policy”) describes what cookies are and how Website Operator (“Website Operator”, “we”, “us” or “our”) uses them on the kofc12164.org website and any of its products or services (collectively, “Website” or “Services”).

You should read this Policy so you can understand what type of cookies we use, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used. It also describes the choices available to you regarding accepting or declining the use of cookies. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data stored in text files that are saved on your computer or other devices when websites are loaded in a browser. They are widely used to remember you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a “session cookie”) or for multiple repeat visits (using a “persistent cookie”).

Session cookies are temporary cookies that are used during the course of your visit to the Website, and they expire when you close the web browser.

Persistent cookies are used to remember your preferences within our Website and remain on your desktop or mobile device even after you close your browser or restart your computer. They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for you while visiting our Website or using our Services.

Cookies may be set by the Website (“first-party cookies”), or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the website (“third party cookies”). These third parties can recognize you when you visit our website and also when you visit certain other websites.

What type of cookies do we use?

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies allow us to offer you the best possible experience when accessing and navigating through our Website and using its features. For example, these cookies let us recognize that you have created an account and have logged into that account to access the content.

Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies let us operate the Website and our Services in accordance with the choices you make. For example, we will recognize your username and remember how you customized the Website and Services during future visits.

Analytical cookies

These cookies enable us and third-party services to collect aggregated data for statistical purposes on how our visitors use the Website. These cookies do not contain personal information such as names and email addresses and are used to help us improve your user experience of the Website.

Social media cookies

Third-party cookies from social media sites (such as Facebook, Twitter, etc) let us track social network users when they visit our Website, use our Services or share content, by using a tagging mechanism provided by those social networks.

These cookies are also used for event tracking and remarketing purposes. Any data collected with these tags will be used in accordance with our and social networks’ privacy policies. We will not collect or share any personally identifiable information from the user.

What are your cookie options?

If you don’t like the idea of cookies or certain types of cookies, you can change your browser’s settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to not accept new cookies. To learn more about how to do this or to learn more about cookies, visit internetcookies.org

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features our Website and Services offer.

Changes and amendments

We reserve the right to modify this Policy relating to the Website or Services at any time, effective upon posting of an updated version of this Policy on the Website. When we do we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. Continued use of the Website after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes. Policy was created with WebsitePolicies.

Acceptance of this policy

You acknowledge that you have read this Policy and agree to all its terms and conditions. By using the Website or its Services you agree to be bound by this Policy. If you do not agree to abide by the terms of this Policy, you are not authorized to use or access the Website and its Services.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Policy or our use of cookies, please contact us.

This policy was last updated on July 14, 2019

Knights of Columbus Council #12164 Terms of Service

This Web Site is accessible worldwide to anyone with a connection to the Internet. Access to and use of the Site and the Services we provide are subject to the terms and conditions of this User Agreement and Copyright Notice and all applicable laws and regulations, including laws and regulations governing copyright and trademark. BY ACCESSING THE SITE AND THE SERVICE WE PROVIDE, YOU ACCEPT, WITHOUT LIMITATION OR QUALIFICATION, ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THIS USER AGREEMENT. The Knights of Columbus Council #12164 reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time. All changes will be provided here on a regular basis. By using the Site and the Services, you agree in advance to accept any changes.

The materials used and displayed on the Site and Services, including but are not limited to text, software, photographs, graphics, illustrations and artwork, video, music and sound, and names, logos, trademarks and service marks, are the property of the Knights of Columbus or its licensors and are protected by copyright, trademark and other laws. Any such content may be displayed solely for your personal, noncommercial use as it relates to the activities and programs of the Order. Because certain information concerning the Knights of Columbus is treated as proprietary, you agree not to modify, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate any such material without the written permission of the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council and/or the Knights of Columbus Council #12164.

Your use of the Site and Services is at your own risk. Neither the Knights of Columbus, this Council, nor any of its subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, agents, representatives or licensors shall be liable to you or anyone else for any loss or injury or any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or similar damages arising out of your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, the service and the sites and the information available on the service and the sites or arising out of any action taken in response to or as a result of any information available on the service and the sites. You hereby waive any and all claims against the Knights of Columbus, this Council, and its agents, representatives and licensors arising out of your use of the Service and the Site and the information available thereon.

All text, software, photographs, graphics, and other material of any and all kinds available on this Web Site are provided by the Knights of Columbus, 1 Columbus Plaza, New Haven, CT 06510. Other text, software, photographs, graphics, and other material of any and all kinds available on this Web Site are provided by the Knights of Columbus Council #12164, the Council IT Committee, and any contractors volunteer or paid.