1. Information Collected By CatholicMatch
CatholicMatch gathers two types of information: that which users submit to us and that which is not directly submitted by users
2. Information Submitted To CatholicMatch
There are two types of user-submitted information we collect: Public & Private. We define Public information as personal information that may be displayed on the site, such as gender, age and height, but cannot be linked to a particular user. Private information is defined as any information that allows others to contact a user other than through CatholicMatch or allows the collection of information about the user other then what is displayed on the site.
a) Public: To accomplish our goal of bringing Catholic people together, we must gather personal information. This includes, but is not limited to: customer-specified CatholicMatch’ username, gender, age, birth date, first name, ethnic background, appearance, religion, occupation, information and general geographic location. Some of this information is optional, and meant to be seen by members and visitors to the site, but cannot be used to identify a specific member by name, address, etc.
b) Private: This information is gathered from members and guests who apply for the various services our site offers. This information includes, but is not limited to: e-mail address, last name, credit card number for payment, a user-specified CatholicMatch password, mailing address, zip code and telephone number.
3. Information Not Directly Submitted to CatholicMatch
a) Aggregate: This is information we collect that is not personally identifiable, such as browser type and IP address. This information is gathered for all users to the site.
4. Sharing of the Information this Website Gathers
Except where you are expressly informed otherwise or as described immediately below, we do not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information except to the financial institution that processes your credit card, unless required by law or for the protection of your membership.
5. Targeted Advertisements
CatholicMatch may deliver targeted advertising based on personal information, however CatholicMatch does not provide personal information to the advertiser. By interacting with the vendor, however, the advertiser may assume you meet the targeting criteria and send you future advertisements based on this.
6. CatholicMatch Affiliate Partners
Information submitted by the Partner is used for establishing and maintaining a business relationship. No personal or business information is shared outside the relationship between CatholicMatch and the Partner. Partners may not view or access private information on CatholicMatch’ subscribers.
Cookies are a piece of data that we transfer to your device. This data allows us to recognize your device, provide features and services, etc. In order to be a subscribing member of CatholicMatch, cookies must be enabled. You can delete cookies, be notified when you receive a new cookie, or disable cookies altogether through your internet browser. Typically this is done via the browser’s Settings. Each internet browser has a help menu to assist you with locating the cookie settings.
8. Editing & Deleting Your Account Information
You can edit your CatholicMatch account information at any time. We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the CatholicMatch service, without allowing you to opt out of them. You can remove your CatholicMatch account by visiting our unsubscribe page. For data deletion requests, please contact our staff by email at [email protected] with a subject line of “DATA DELETION REQUEST”
10. Contacting CatholicMatch
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact the help desk.