We value you as a customer and take your personal privacy seriously. As such, we would like to inform you of our policies of collecting, using, securing, and sharing nonpublic, personal information.
Your privacy is important to us. St Francis Advocates is committed to undertaking reasonable measures to protect the privacy, accuracy and reliability of your personal information and to reasonably protect such information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Please read the following description of our policies and practices regarding your personal information.
Your use of this Web Site, including any input of your personal information, shall be deemed by St Francis Advocates and yourself as your willingness to consent to the use and storage of your information in our St Francis Advocates files and/or on the Web Site. You may remove or withdraw your consent, by contacting St Francis Advocates by mail or e-mail through the Web Site, by sending a specific withdrawal of your consent stating your name in the E-mail and dating the same. Once you have withdrawn your consent, or have not given it in the first instance, your use of this website to input any personal information is prohibited as agreed to by you. Withdrawal of consent shall only be effective after the same has been received by St Francis Advocates.
Our Privacy Principles
- We do not sell customer information.
- We do not provide customer information to persons or organizations outside St Francis Advocates who are doing business on our behalf, for their own marketing purposes.
- We contractually require any person or organization providing products or services to customers on our behalf to protect the confidentiality of St Francis Advocates customer information.
- We afford prospective and former customers the same protections as existing customers with respect to the use of personal information.
Information we may collect
We collect and use information that is necessary to administer our business, to advise you about upcoming events, additional services, and to provide you with customer service.
We may make available the ability to post personal information on this site from visitors such as name, e-mail address, comments and other information of interest. We may also provide forums for purposes such as newsletter, chat room, and for participation in other interactive online activities. We do not request sensitive personal information, such as age, postal address, racial or ethnic origin or health or medical data. Since this is a public platform, any information posted by you may be displayed on the site.
Web servers serving our web site may automatically collect information about which pages you visit, as well as your IP address or domain name. We may use this information for our internal web site business purposes only and for no other purpose, for example, to tailor our web site content or to assess the amount of traffic to our web site.
We collect information
- from you, on applications for St Francis Advocates information or purchases on written and online forms, through telephone, through email and in-person interviews, your St Francis Advocates representative, and our Customer and Sales Representatives, such as your address, telephone number, and email address.
- from your transactions with us, such as your payment history.
How we use information about you
We use customer information to process your product and services inquiries, to ensure proper billing, to provide technical assistance, and to offer you other St Francis Advocates products and services that we believe may suit your needs.
We share information about our transactions and experiences with you within our St Francis Advocates family of companies and with St Francis Advocates employees to better serve you and to assist us in meeting your needs. We may also disclose customer information about you to persons or organizations inside or outside our family of companies as permitted or required by law, including companies that perform marketing services for us or with whom we have joint marketing agreements. These agreements allow us to provide a broader selection of services to you.
We will give you access to the information we retain about you. We will make every reasonable effort to keep your information accurate and up to date. Upon your request, you shall be informed of the existence, use and disclosure of your information.
Your awareness and permission
By purchasing services or merchandise from St Francis Advocates, you provide St Francis Advocates with your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of certain personal information, including that previously collected, for the purposes of communication with you; assessing your request for product or services; providing customer assistance and acting as required by law.
We may also use personal information in order to tell you about other services or products available through St Francis Advocates affiliated companies or through those companies with whom we have alliances.
If you would rather not receive such additional marketing or system information, please contact us.
St Francis Advocates protects customer information
We maintain physical, electronic, and organized safeguards to protect customer information. We continually review our products and practices, monitor our computer networks, and test the strength of our security in order to help us ensure the safety of customer information.