Donor Privacy Statement - St. Augustine Health Ministries

Donor Privacy Statement

St. Augustine Health Ministries is committed to respecting the privacy of individuals who donate to St. Augustine Health Ministries or its affiliates or visit and interact with our website, www.staugministries.org. This statement discloses the donor privacy practices of St. Augustine Health Ministries and its affiliates.

When you make a gift to one of our ministries, we offer the use of a secure server.  We encrypt all information you input and all of the data we collect is protected against unauthorized access. 

If you supply us with your e-mail address or your mailing address, you may receive periodic e-mail messages or mailings from us providing you with information and updates about the Health Ministries, our website, or notices of upcoming events and activities.  When you provide us with your e-mail or mailing address, you have the option to choose not to receive any communications from us through the mail or electronically.

If you provide us with your telephone number, you can be assured that your number will be kept in confidence by the Foundation and only used for the purpose for which you supplied it.  We do not share phone numbers, addresses, or e-mail addresses with other organizations.

Personally-Identifiable Information

When you make a donation directly to St. Augustine Health Ministries, or one of its affiliates, personal information is collected, such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, etc. If you so choose, the information submitted and authorized by you will be used to send you updates, newsletters, solicitations, and other items of interest. St. Augustine Health Ministries does not sell, share, trade, rent or disseminate this information to any unaffiliated third party. Personally-identifiable information will only be used to conduct official St. Augustine Health Ministries or Catholic Charities or Diocesan business. If you wish to be removed from our records, you may e-mail us at advancement@staugministries.org, or by contacting our Advancement Office at 216.939.7602.

Secure On-Line Donations

St. Augustine Health Ministries is aware of the sensitive nature of donation information, especially personal information provided over our website, such as credit card and bank account numbers. All information collected on-line is safe-guarded by state-of-the-art encryption technology which protects sensitive data from being copied during processing or transfer. In addition, physical, electronic and managerial protocols are in position to further ensure the security and protection of your donor information.

Use of Information from Donations via the Internet

Aggregate statistical reports may be generated based on web usage. IP addresses, which are the Internet address of individual computers, are used to help diagnose problems with our servers and websites. In addition, statistical software is run to identify which parts of our website are used most frequently. However, no IP addresses are linked to any personally identifiable information.

Internet Third Party Sites

The St. Augustine Health Ministries website may link to external third party sites outside of our domain as a convenience. If you use these links, you will leave our website. St. Augustine Health Ministries does not make representations about these external sites and is not responsible for their content or privacy procedures.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact the Advancement Office at 216-939-7602,  or email: dcarns@st-aug.org.