You can browse this Web site with confidence, knowing that St. Matthew's is fully committed to protecting your privacy. We are so serious about this issue that every St. Matthew's employee, volunteer, agent and/or designee is bound to follow and enforce the privacy guidelines outlined herein.
St. Matthew's Catholic Church
901 E. Newport Pike
Wilmington, DE 19804
ATTN: St. Matthew's Communications Committee
Children's privacy is of special concern to us all. Therefore, St. Matthew's voluntarily complies with the Children's On-line Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and the US Federal Trade Commission's Children's On-line Privacy Protection Rule (16 C.F.R. Part 312). St. Matthew's does not collect, maintain, use or post information on our Web site from anyone we know is under the age of 14, without the express written consent, permission, authorization and/or release of the child's parent or legal guardian.
Information We Collect
When you use the Site, St. Matthew's is able to collect certain information based on how you utilize the Site. For example, when you use the Site, we may collect your IP (Internet Provider) address, operating system, and browser version used for that visit. We also use "cookies", which are small text files placed on your computer's hard drive. Only St. Matthew's management team can access a cookie that we place.
In general, you don't need to have your browser set to accept cookies to use the Site, but you won't be able to access certain areas of the Site if your browser is set to not accept cookies. The cookies we place serve several purposes: 1) to recognize you when you return to the Site, and as you move within the Site. This lets us customize your visit and offer convenience; 2) to authenticate you as a Site user, which is necessary for security; and 3) to better understand how our users utilize the Site. This allows us to make the Site more useful for you.
How We Use Information About You
St. Matthew's Catholic Church Parish Community DOES NOT AND WILL NOT divulge information obtained, posted and/or published on this Web site regarding any: (a) past and/or present parishioners; (b) former and/or current students, parents and/or teachers of St. Matthew's Catholic School; (c) former and/or current students, parents and/or teachers of St. Matthew's Religious Education Program; (d) former and/or current employees and/or volunteers of any part of St. Matthew's to any outside party. St. Matthew's will continuously strive to provide services of the highest quality and usefulness to you by providing you with prompt and effective service and supporting the operation of the Site, troubleshooting problems, resolving disputes and enforcing our Terms of Service.
Third-Party Use of Personal Information
St. Matthew's JCC will not inspect or disclose to others (the contents of messages sent through any private e-mail function of the Site except with the specific consent of the sender or recipient) or (where necessary) in the narrowly defined situations established under law.
Security of Your Personal Information
We also protect your personal information off-line. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (such as our webmaster) are granted access to personally identifiable information.