Privacy Policy

 

Maintaining your privacy is important to establish trust in your interaction with the Knights of Columbus Museum Web site. At the same time, it’s important for us to understand how you interact with the site, so we can understand your needs better. Part of this process includes collecting information about you.

The Knights of Columbus Museum Web site does not collect any personal identifying information about individuals except when actively provided by such individuals. The Knights of Columbus Museum will not release any of said information about you without your permission, unless required by law.

 

Web Usage Information

The Knights of Columbus Museum collects information on the usage of the Web site and the pages and functionality held within. The information collected in this process allows the site operators to understand how the site is being used and how we might improve the site to enhance the experience. The information is collected on an anonymous basis, IP addresses are not linked to individuals.

 

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of information a Web site can store on your computer as a text file. The text file is very small and contains a unique identification number that is transferred from a Web site to the hard drive of a user’s computer to aid the site operators to passively track the user’s behavior on the web site. A cookie will not allow a Web site to learn any personal information (such as your name and address) that you have not otherwise disclosed.

This site uses two types of cookies. A session cookie is a small text file that is sent to your browser when you access the site and is then stored temporarily in memory. Session cookies are used to maximize performance and to aid in securing specific areas of the Web site. The session cookie is available only during the course of the browser session; the information is not sent to or stored on your computer’s hard drive. Closing your browser or logging off will invalidate the session cookie.

The second type of cookie used is called a persistent cookie. Persistent cookies are used to identify your choice of language for the use of the Knights of Columbus web site. When you return to the Web site this cookie is queried and the proper language site is delivered to your browser. If you select a different language site via the language selector in the upper left hand corner of the Web site, this cookie is reset to reflect your latest choice of language.

 

Commitment to Confidentiality

Confidentiality is a top priority at the Knights of Columbus Museum. We are committed to maintaining the highest level of confidentiality with all of the information we receive from our customers, including the information received from this Web site.