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Any information that you post on this site will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this site.
This site may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties (“External Sites”). You acknowledge that the Center is not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through, any External Site. You should contact the site administrator for those External Sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such External Sites.
Thank you for your support of the Center. When you register as an individual for a Day of Reflection or Retreat sponsored by the Carmelite Spiritual Center, you may request a full or partial refund of your payment, based on the published guidelines of that event. For more information about refunds for registrations, please contact the Carmelite Spiritual Center at 800-431-8720.
This site is created and controlled by the Carmelite Spiritual Center in the State of Illinois, USA. As such, the laws of the State of Illinois will govern these terms and conditions, without giving effect to any principles of conflict of laws. The Center reserves the right to make changes to our site and these terms and conditions at any time.
The Carmelite Spiritual Center respects the privacy of our online visitors. We do not require you to register or provide personal information to us in order to view our site. We gather personal data, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers only when voluntarily and knowingly submitted by a visitor.
What We Do with the Information we Collect
Unless you indicate otherwise when you place your order or make your donation, you will occasionally receive postal mailings from us regarding our programs. We will use your e-mail address or phone number only to contact you if we have a question regarding your donation/order. We will use your e-mail address to periodically send you updates only if you have voluntarily opted in to our email newsletter list.
Email addresses are obtained by website visitor opt-in only format. At no time do we ever share your email address with any other organizations, persons, or parties. We do not obtain any email lists from other companies, individuals, organizations, or Web sites. Individuals may opt-out at any time.
Information We Share with Others
We may periodically share only your name and postal address with other organizations. We are extremely selective in choosing the organizations we associate with in this manner.
Your preferences about the Information We Collect
If you prefer that we NOT share any information about you with organizations outside the Carmelite Spiritual Center please write to us at Carmelite Spiritual Center, 8419 Bailey Road, Darien, Illinois 60561, call us at 800-431-8720 or email us at [email protected].
We care about the safety and security of your online transaction. When you use a credit card to make a donation at carmelitespiritualcenter.org, your personal credit card information, including your credit card number is encrypted before it travels over the Internet. This technology is the industry standard for secure online transactions, which makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept the credit card information you send to us. Making a credit card donation online at carmelitespiritualcenter.org is just as safe as making a credit card purchase over the telephone. We recognize the importance of respecting the integrity of this material and limit access only to personnel authorized to process your request.
Donations to carmelitespiritualcenter.org are possible only if your web browser is set to enable cookies. A “cookie” is a small text file stored and controlled by you personally, on your web browser on your computer’s hard drive. Accepting cookies through your web browser is your personal choice. Cookies allow us to understand how you clicked to our site and what pages you click on during your visit to our website. We do not use the cookie to track your activity on sites other than carmelitespiritualcenter.org.
We collect non-personal information about how users navigate through our web site. We aggregate this statistical information in order to improve our site, and we may share this information with our affiliates or other outside companies. This aggregated information does not include any individual names or personal data, so it does not identify you or any other visitor in any way.
Our website has links to others websites whose privacy policies may differ from ours. The Carmelite Spiritual Center is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites. This policy may be changed or updated from time to time.