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:: Introduction. Respecting user privacy over the Internet is of utmost importance to CCU. This privacy policy describes the current policies and practices with regard to personal data collected by CCU through our Web site. The term "personal data" refers to personally identifiable information that being your name, email address, mailing address, etc.

In general, you can visit our Web site without telling us who you are or providing any information about yourself.

:: Your Consent. By using this Web site, you consent to our use of your personal data as described in this privacy policy.

:: Notification Of Changes to This Policy. We are continually improving and adding new functionality and features to this Web site. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law, and the changing nature of technology, we may revise this privacy policy from time to time. If and when the policy changes, we will post a dated notice on our home page informing you that a change has been made.

:: Use Of Personal Data Collected Through This Website. Information, including but not limited to personal data, that we collect will not be released by any individual or entity other than CCU. This includes, for example, request other services or when you send us your comments or requests for information.

We use the information you provide for the purposes for which it was originally collected, for example, to respond to your email or to provide the programs or services you requested. We may also use this information to help us improve the content and functionality of our Web site, to better understand the needs and interests of the people and organizations that use our Web site, and to improve our programs and services. This information may be used to contact you in the future to tell you about organizations within CCU.

Unless we have your permission or are otherwise required by law to release, the personal data provided by you online will be shared only with other entities of CCU to enable us to contact you regarding updates, newsletters, or mission opportunities.

We, and others with whom we share your personal data, may retain your personal data on file to better serve you. Any destruction of personal data will be done in a manner consistent with the intent of this policy.

:: Anonymous Data Collected Through CCU. In addition to the information you provide when you use this Web site, we use technology to collect anonymous information about the use of the Web site. For example, we use technology to track how many visitors access the Web site, the date and time of their visit, the length of their stay, and which pages they view. We also use technology to determine which Web browsers our visitors use and the address from which they accessed the site.

This technology does not identify you personally. It simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our Web site. We use this anonymous data and may share it with third parties for various reasons; for example, to improve the content and functionality of the Web site, to better understand the needs and interests of our visitors, to improve our programs and services.

:: Cookies. In order to collect the anonymous data described in the preceding paragraph, we may use temporary "cookies" that collect the first level domain name of the user. For example, if your email address is "name@xyz.com," the cookie collects the "xyz.com" portion of your email address and the date and time you accessed this Web site. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user. A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not. Our Web site only uses temporary or "session" cookies. These "session" cookies expire when your browser window is closed.

In order for certain applications on this web site to function properly, if at all, it is necessary for your computer to accept cookies.

:: Links To Other Sites. This privacy policy applies only to this Web site which is owned and administered by CCU. This site contains many hyperlinks to Web sites that are not operated by us. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only. We urge you to review the privacy policy posted on any site you visit before using the site or before providing any personal data about yourself.

:: Questions About Our Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about this privacy policy or concerns about the way we use personal data, please contact the webmaster at info@ccuusa.org


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