Privacy Policy

1. Questions about Catholic Charities’ Privacy Policy
This website is owned and operated by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis (Catholic Charities). We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us, and how we treat that information. This privacy policy addresses those concerns. If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact:

External Affairs
Catholic Charities
1007 East 14th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404

2. Website Information Accuracy
It is the policy of Catholic Charities to present correct and accurate information. If inaccuracies come to our attention, Catholic Charities will attempt to correct them in a timely manner. To report any website inaccuracies, please e-mail or call 612.204.8361.

3. Privacy Policy
Catholic Charities seeks to respect and protect the privacy of our visitors and only gathers personally identifiable data, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, e-mail addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. For example, personally identifiable information may be collected in order to complete a donation transaction or a volunteer application.

3.1 Donor Privacy Policy
Catholic Charities does not share donor lists or donor information with any other organizations. See our Donor Privacy Policy for more details.

It is the policy of Catholic Charities to maintain accurate information. If you would like to review information we have about you, please contact us via U.S. mail, e-mail at, telephone 612.204.8457. Catholic Charities will correct information that is inaccurate.

4. Opt-Out
Visitors may opt out of having their personal information used by Catholic Charities to send promotional correspondences or information to the visitor, by contacting Catholic Charities via U.S. mail, e-mail at, telephone 612.204.8457, or by checking the appropriate box on the online donation form.

5. Disclosure
At times, Catholic Charities may be required by law or legal process to disclose information about you to others. Catholic Charities may also disclose information about you if it believes that disclosure is necessary for the public interest and/or safety.

6. Children
Catholic Charities does not knowingly solicit personal information from children or send them requests for personal information.

7. Security
Our site has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Because we care about the safety and security of your online transactions, we use high-grade encryption and the https security protocol, which is the industry standard security protocol. This makes it difficult for anyone else to intercept the credit card information you send to us. Companies we work with to process credit card transactions also use high-grade encryption and security protocols. Even though Catholic Charities will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal and financial information, it cannot and does not guarantee its confidentiality or security. If you prefer, contributions can be made by calling 612.204.8374, or you can mail your donation to:

Catholic Charities
SDS 12-2961
PO Box 86
Minneapolis, MN 55486-2961

8. Use of “Cookies”
Visitors should be aware that information and data may be automatically collected by Catholic Charities’ website through the use of “cookies.” Cookies are small text files a website can use to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate the visitor’s ongoing access to and use of the site and allow a site to track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements. Cookies are not programs that come onto a visitor’s system and damage files. Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique number to the visitor that has no meaning outside the assigning site. If a visitor does not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows the visitor to refuse cookies. Catholic Charities uses cookie technology only to obtain information from its online visitors in order to improve visitors’ online experience and facilitate their visit within our site.

9. Limitation on Liability
By using Catholic Charities’ website you agree that Catholic Charities, its affiliates, officers, agents, directors and employees are not liable to you for any negligence claims or causes of action arising out of or relating to the use of this website or any information you provide to Catholic Charities. You expressly agree to assume the entire risk of the quality and performance of this website and the accuracy or completeness of its content.

10. Jurisdiction
Our website is governed and interpreted by the laws of the State of Minnesota, United States of America. If you use our website outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with any local laws affecting you.

11. Changes to Website and Policies
Catholic Charities may change the content of its website, privacy policy statement or any other statement at any time. We encourage you to revisit the site occasionally to review updated information.

12. Your Acceptance of Policy
By using this site, you signify your acceptance of Catholic Charities’ Internet privacy policy statement. If you do not agree to the contents of this statement, please do not use our website.

Terms and Conditions for Use Statement

Limitation on Liability
Catholic Charities will not be liable for any damages or injury caused by, including but not limited to, any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer virus or line failure. Catholic Charities will not be liable for any damages or injury, including but not limited to, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site or a site which is linked to this site, even if there is negligence on the part of Catholic Charities or an authorized representative.

The materials on this site are provided “AS IS” and without warranties of any kind either expressed or implied, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law. Catholic Charities disclaims all warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Catholic Charities does not warrant that the functions contained in the material will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Catholic Charities does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of or the result of the use of the material in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability or otherwise.

All materials posted on this site are owned by Catholic Charities and subject to copyright. All rights reserved. The names, trademarks, service marks and logos of Catholic Charities appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity without Catholic Charities’ prior express written permission.

Our website is governed and interpreted by the laws of the State of Minnesota, United States of America. If you use our website outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with any local laws affecting you. Notice of Privacy Practices
To view our Notice of Privacy Practices pertaining to health information, click here.

Notice of Privacy Practices
View our Notice of Privacy Practices.

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