The Knights of Columbus (“K of C”) is a fraternal benefit society rendering financial aid to members and their families. Our services include offering mutual aid and assistance for sick, disabled and needy members and their families, as well as promoting social and intellectual fellowships through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief, and public relief works.
WHERE ARE OUR SERVICES LOCATED?
The Services are operated in the United States of America (U.S.). If you are located in another jurisdiction, please be aware that any Personal Data (defined below) you chose to provide may be transferred from your current location to the U.S. and will be subject to U.S. privacy laws. U.S. privacy laws may differ from the privacy laws in your jurisdiction. By using our Services or by voluntarily providing us with your Personal Data, you acknowledge and consent to your Personal Data being transferred to the U.S.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
When you interact with us through the Services, we collect information from or about you that alone or in combination may be used to identify you (“Personal Data”), as described below:
Personal Data That You Provide Through the Services:
In order to provide the services to you, the K of C may collect personal data from you such as your full name, address, date of birth, social security number, telephone number, email address, occupation, preferred method of contact, type of inquire or areas of interest, membership number, council and council number. We may also collect certain information related to your financial transactions such as policy numbers, credit card information, account balances and payment history.
WHAT OTHER INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Automatically Collected Data: When you interact with us through the Services, we receive and store certain data automatically. We may store such data or it may be included in databases owned and maintained by our affiliates, agents or service providers. We may use automatically collected data and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Services, the number of visitors to each page of our website, and the domain names of our visitors’ Internet Service Providers.
Aggregated Personal Data: We may aggregate data, including Personal Data, and use such aggregated data to provide our services.
HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT?
We use your information to:
- Provide the K of C services
- Send you emails or newsletters that you signed up for
- Improve our Services
- Analyze website usage
K of C and our affiliates may use your personal or other information to contact you in the future to tell you about products and services we believe will be of interest to you. If we do so, each promotional communication we send you will contain instructions permitting you to "opt-out" of receiving future promotional information. In addition, if at any time you wish not to receive any future communications or you wish to have your name deleted from our mailing lists, please contact us at email@example.com. Please note that we will continue to contact you via email to respond to requests and provide our Services.
WITH WHOM DO WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION?
In addition to sharing data with our affiliates and insurance agents, the Knights of Columbus may share some or all of your Personal Data with certain third parties, as set forth below:
- Business Transfers: Should we ever be involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, sale of company assets, or transition of service to another provider, your information may be transferred to a successor or affiliate alone or as part of that transaction along with other assets.
- Vendors and Service Providers: We engage third-party vendors and service providers to perform certain functions on our behalf, e.g., in connection with sending marketing emails and/or newsletters to you, among other functions.
- Legal Requirements: We may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of the Knights of Columbus, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Services or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?
We take reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Services from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be fully secure and we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us. We do not accept liability for unintentional disclosure.
WHAT ARE YOUR CHOICES AND HOW CAN YOU OPT OUT?
If, at any time, you prefer not to receive further email communications from K of C (except in connection with information, products or services that you specifically request), you may unsubscribe from such communications via a link provided in every promotional email that K of C sends to you. If, at any time, you prefer not to receive any other form of communication from K of C, you may unsubscribe from such communications by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARE THERE ANY OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS?
ARE THERE ANY STATE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?
Applicable California privacy legislation permits visitors who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request to access such information, please email email@example.com. Within thirty (30) days of receiving such a request, we will provide a list of the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties for third-party direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, along with the names and addresses of these third parties. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year. We reserve our right not to respond to requests submitted other than to the address specified in this paragraph.
Knights of Columbus
1 Columbus Plaza
New Haven, CT 06510
Attn: Privacy Officer
Canadian Residents may also mail to:
Knights of Columbus
PO Box 220
Montreal QC H2Y9Z9
Attn: Privacy Officer
Last Updated: July 19, 2017