Pittsburgh Mercy Online Privacy
Your Online Privacy Matters, Too
December 12, 2016
Pittsburgh Mercy and its associated organizations are committed to providing site visitors with an Internet experience that respects and protects their personal privacy. This section describes how Pittsburgh Mercy uses and shares personal information collected through this site.
Our site also contains links to third-party sites that are not owned or controlled by Pittsburgh Mercy. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of third-party sites you visit. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that you visit that collects personal information.
We created this Online Privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy, to explain why we collect particular information, and describe how we will protect your personal privacy within our site.
The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website, www.pittsburghmercy.org, and all of the subsidiary web pages it contains.
Information You Provide to Us
You can provide information to us on our site through various means, including but not limited to contacting us through our site, filling out feedback forms, purchasing products online from our store, or making a charitable contribution. Depending on which feature you are using, you may be asked provide personal information such as, name, address, telephone number, email address, credit or debit card information, bank account information, etc.
Important: Pittsburgh Mercy urges you not to provide any confidential information about you or a family member, your health or a family member’s health, or persons you serve to us via this site or any other electronic communication unless we indicate the form has been secured. If you do so, it is at your own risk.
No Information From Children Under Age 13
If you are under the age of 13, please do not attempt to register with us at this site or provide any personal information about yourself to us via this site.
If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will promptly delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from a child under the age of 13 collected via this site, please contact us.
Information We Collect Automatically
We collect certain information automatically as you use our site, such as IP address (the number that is automatically assigned to your device when you use the Internet), browser type, device type, the website from which you navigated to our site, and the pages on our site that you view.
The IP address also helps us diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website, analyze trends, track visitors’ movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site, and deliver customized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
The personally identifiable information we collect is not used for any purposes other than processing of donations and dissemination of information. It is not disclosed to anyone other than Pittsburgh Mercy and its partners, contractors and agents, unless we must do so to comply with a court order or other legal process, or we must do so to protect our rights or property.
Please note that Pittsburgh Mercy will not intentionally share the contents of any email or form submitted through this site with any third party. However, due to the nature of electronic communications, we cannot and do not provide assurances that the contents will not become known or accessible to third parties.
Cookies & Other Tracking Technology
We use common Internet technologies, such as cookies and other tracking technology, to optimize the performance of our website and other digital properties such as social media sites, email campaigns, and online advertising.
Cookies, beacons, tags, log files, and other technologies may be used to collect information about visitors to our website, use of our online services, and interactions with our email campaigns, advertisements and other marketing content. Collected information may include, but not be limited to, computer/mobile browser type, computer/mobile operating system, and IP address. This data may be merged with your online interactions – pages viewed, links clicked, or content viewed. This information, and the analyses performed after collection, helps us to provide for a more customized and personalized experience for you and future visitors.
You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies.
How We Use & Share Your Information
To Provide Products, Services & Information
Communications From Us
We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. We may collect personally identifiable information, including your email address, when you visit our site. We also automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information, and the page(s) you visited. We will use the information to contact you about products, services and information and to provide relevant advertising to you. We will not sell your personally identifiable information, but we may provide your email address to third parties who will contact you about our products and services or whose products or services would be of interest to you.
Parish Nurse Store Refund & Return Policy
Returns for purchases made using the Parish Nurse Store are accepted within 30 days of the original date of purchase. Shipping charges are non-refundable. For information or instructions on how to return an item to the Parish Nurse Store, please contact the Mercy Parish Nurse and Health Ministry Program at ParishNurse@pittsburghmercy.org.
Legal Requests or Requirements & To Prevent Harm
We will share personal information with third-party companies, organizations, or individuals outside of Pittsburgh Mercy if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:
- Meet any applicable law, regulation, subpoena, legal process or enforceable governmental request.
- Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues.
- Protect against harm to the rights, property, or safety of Pittsburgh Mercy, our users, customers, or the public as required or permitted by law.
Transfer in the Event of Sale or Change of Control
If the ownership of all or substantially all of our business changes, or if we otherwise transfer assets relating to our business or the site to a third party, such as by merger, acquisition, bankruptcy proceeding, or otherwise, we may transfer or sell your personal information to the new owner. In such a case, unless permitted otherwise by applicable law, your information would remain subject to the promises made in the applicable privacy statement unless you agree differently.
Changes to Our Online Privacy Statement
Pittsburgh Mercy reserves the right to change its Online Privacy Statement when necessary. We will post a copy of the current notice on our website. The effective date of this notice will be published at the top of the page.
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Pittsburgh, PA 15233-2109
United States of America