Our Commitment to your privacy and security
This website is owned and operated by the Discalced Carmelite Nuns of the Monastery of St. Therese of Lisieux of Loretto, PA. We are committed to protecting your privacy and security through the proper use of the personal information you entrust to us.
Our website address is : https://lorettocarmel.org
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Information you volunteer:
Our website allows you to join in our mission of prayer and to request our prayers or vocational contact through our contact forms where you provide necessary personal information such as your email address and your name. This is the most important information we collect, the personal information you volunteer by entering it into one of our contact forms.
None of your personal information is used for marketing purposes and we never sell any personal information.
Like other web sites, we also collect technical information in the background while you browse. Our server records your IP address, and which pages you visit. Any site you visit on the Internet will do this. Communication on the Internet is impossible without trading this information.
You can disable cookies in your browser. If you do, most of the site will continue to work, but you may lose some functionality. An intermediate solution is to set your browser to erase all cookies every time you close the browser.
Sensitive Financial Information:
The Discalced Carmelite Nuns depend on God’s Providence expressed by the generosity of donors like yourself. For your convenience, we offer secure online credit card processing for donations. We take this data very seriously—in fact, we do not collect any sensitive financial data on our web site. Before you enter any financial data, you are taken to a secure, industry-standard, third-party site.
We do not store any of your sensitive financial information in cookies, or in our web databases or server logs. All financial transactions take place through secure, third-party sites.
Embedded Content from other websites:
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with:
How long we retain your data:
We keep contact form entries for five years and analytics records for one month.
What rights you have over your data:
You can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
All of the material on this site, such as pages, screens, images, are under copyright by The Discalced Carmelite Nuns of Loretto, PA. The material contained on this site may not be copied, displayed, distributed, downloaded, licensed, modified, published, reposted, reproduced, reused, sold, transmitted, used to create a derivative work or otherwise used for public or commercial purposes without obtaining explicit consent.
The Discalced Carmelite Nuns of Loretto, PA will do our best to present accurate and current information on this site. The user of the site agrees that all access and use of the site and its contents is at their own risk. By accessing Loretto Carmel’s web site, the user acknowledges that the Discalced Carmelite Nuns of Loretto, PA disclaims any liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of, or in any way connected with, the user’s access to or use of this web site, including liability associated with any viruses which may infect a user’s computer equipment.
To contact us:
For any questions regarding our site or this policy, please contact us here.
God bless you!