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Privacy Policy

At Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation (NUUC) we respect your privacy.

This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this web site. If you communicate with NUUC through an email, we will retain your information solely for the purposes of communication. We only collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. You may choose to opt out of future contact with us at any time. Your personal information will not be shared with external entities and we take precautions to protect your information.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site or subscribe to our newsletters.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name or e-mail address. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

To measure the effectiveness of our website, www.nuuc.ca, we collect and analyze data pertaining to visitor activities at these sites. We collect anonymous visitor information like IP addresses; browser types (such as Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox); pages visited and the order in which they were visited; return visits; referring pages and Web sites; and the time spent on the Web sites.  Log files and a JavaScript code are used by these sites to collect this anonymous visitor information. The JavaScript code contacts our Web traffic suppliers’ servers, receives a cookie in response, and loads an image to the page. The cookie, JavaScript code or the server log files do not collect or store any personal information such as name, age, phone number or address from visitors to these Websites.

For further information, please review how Google uses data when you use Google’s partners’ sites or apps, as well as Google Analytics and its privacy policy.  All available Google Analytics advertising features have been enabled.  We abide fully by Google’s usage conditions.  We further draw your attention that you can control your ad settings.

From time to time, we may use Google Ads advertising to display NUUC promotional ads on other websites. Google uses cookies to display our ads based on our visitors’ past visits to nuuc.ca. You may opt out of Google’s advertising by visiting Google’s Ad Settings or the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Please note that opting out places a cookie on your device in the browser you used to opt-out. If you delete your cookies, you will need to opt-out again to replace the opt-out cookie.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

– To improve the user experience

(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)

– To process transactions

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company or organization for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

– To send periodic emails

The email address you provide for order processing, will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and who are required to keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information).

We use cookies compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC to help measure traffic patterns to, from, and within its public websites. This analytics measurement tool uses “session” and “persistent” cookies (persistent cookies are stored on your computer and expire two years after your last visit to the websites) to collect standard Internet log information and to track visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your truncated IP address) will be transmitted to Google. No personally identifying information is recorded or provided to Google. This anonymous information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for NUUC. The aggregate data and statistical reports are only used to help us make our site more useful to visitors and are only made available to web managers and other designated staff who require this information to perform their duties.

If you wish, you may opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics by disabling or refusing the cookies, by disabling JavaScript within your browser or by using the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On. Disabling Google Analytics or JavaScript will still permit you to access comparable information or services from our websites. However, if you change the settings on your browser so that cookies will be denied or so that you will be warned before a cookie is saved on your computer, moving around on the websites may be a much slower process. To disable cookies or JavaScript, please refer to your vendor’s browser instructions.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our web site privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, send an email notifying you of any changes, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on September 29, 2020.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:

Office AT nuuc DOT ca