This privacy policy explains the privacy practices of The Mount of the Holy Cross Church (“MHC”) and how MHC treats your information.

This policy only applies to information we collect from visitors to our website, This policy does not apply to information collected by MHC offline or through any other means, or from any third party. Please read this privacy policy carefully. You acknowledge that it is part of our terms and conditions, and you agree to be bound and to abide by it. If you do not agree, you must not access MHC, or use any of the content found on

MHC collects the personal information that you make available to MHC, including first and last name, email address, mobile phone number, Facebook URL, Twitter URL, profile headline, user name, passwords, survey responses, photos, and cookie data. We also collect some information automatically about your computer hardware and software, which can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and dates, referring website addresses, cookies, flash cookies, web beacons, and log file information. The information that we automatically collect does not by itself identify a specific individual and is statistical data typically aggregated with other data to help us improve our website. MHC collects your information when you provide consent; for purposes that are required by law; and for the purposes of responding to requests by the government, a court of law, or law enforcement authorities conducting an investigation.

MHC uses your information to present our website and its contents to you; to communicate with you via newsletters to which you subscribe; to fulfill contracts, in particular, facilitating and processing transactions; and where it is necessary to fulfill MHC’s legitimate interests, which include operating our website; providing information and services described on our website; verifying your identity; determining how to improve our website; and responding to your questions and comments.
MHC retains your personal information for as long as necessary to provide the services to you and to comply with legal obligations. If you no longer want MHC to use your personal information you can request that MHC delete your personal information by contacting our office. MHC  reserves the right to change our website and this privacy policy, at our discretion. When any change is made, a revised version will be posted here and will be effective as of the revised date.

Some functions on our website are managed by third parties, which have their own data privacy policies. These functions include, but may not be limited to, donations and comment functions.

Please notify MHC if you believe that any of your intellectual property rights have been infringed. Pursuant to Section 512 of the Copyright Act (“DMCA”), MHC designates the following individual as its agent for receipt of notifications of claimed infringement: Reverend Dr. Scott Beebe.  To be effective, the notification should include: a physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the right being infringed; identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at the site; identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity, and information sufficient to permit us to locate the material; information sufficient to allow us to contact the complaining party; a statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, agent, or the law; and a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the right being infringed. If you fail to comply with all of these requirements, your DMCA notification may not be valid.

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