Who we are
St. Bridget Roman Catholic Church is a parish within the Diocese of Gary, Indiana. Our website address is: https://stbridgethobart.org. Our physical address is 107 Main Street, Hobart, IN 46342. Our phone number is 219-942-6441.
Like most website operators, St. Bridget Church collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. St. Bridget Church’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how St. Bridget Church’s visitors use its website. From time to time, St. Bridget Church may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
St. Bridget Church also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. St. Bridget Church only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to St. Bridget Church’s websites choose to interact with St. Bridget Church in ways that require St. Bridget Church to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that St. Bridget Church gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, St. Bridget Church collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with St. Bridget Church. St. Bridget Church does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
St. Bridget Church may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, St. Bridget Church may monitor the most popular pages on the stbridgethobart.org site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. St. Bridget Church may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, St. Bridget Church does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
St. Bridget Church discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on St. Bridget Church’s behalf or to provide services available at St. Bridget Church’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using St. Bridget Church’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. St. Bridget Church will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, St. Bridget Church discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when St. Bridget Church believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of St. Bridget Church, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of St. Bridget Church website and have supplied your email address, St. Bridget Church may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with St. Bridget Church. We primarily use our various blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. St. Bridget Church takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If St. Bridget Church, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that St. Bridget Church goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of St. Bridget Church may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where your data is sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.