Privacy Policy

This privacy statement discloses the practices for

Information Collection and Use
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. The use of this information – texts, illustrations, photos and other documents – is strictly prohibited without the written consent of the CCCB.
The only reproduction permissible is that of a consumer to print single copies through retrieval by means of an authorized device or service for permitted personal use and not for resale, and that of short citations justified by the character of the work in which they are inserted.

Online Ordering
When placing an order, you may provide personal information such as name and shipping address, as well as financial information such as credit card number and expiration date. This information is used only to complete transactions for billing purposes and to fulfill your order. At CCCB Publications, customers like you are our number one priority. This is why we go to such great lengths to guarantee the security of all credit card transactions. For online orders, our secure server software (SSL) is among the best technology available today. It encrypts (scrambles in code) all personal data you share with us, including your credit card, telephone numbers, name and address so you can be assured that your transaction is being viewed by no one other than us.

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Cookies can enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.

Log Files
The CCCB uses IP (Internet Protocol) addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track the user’s movements on the site, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

There are web sites linked to and from this site that are operated by organizations outside of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. Those organizations are solely responsible for the operation and information found on their respective web sites. Any inquiries regarding the content of these linked web sites are to be directed to the particular organization for whom the particular web site is being operated. Please be aware that the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops is not responsible for the privacy and protection practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site.

If a user wishes to subscribe to the E-mail newsletter for the CCCB, we ask for contact information such as name and E-Mail address so that the CCCB can contact the user. All information that the user transmits to the CCCB through its website is protected. It is possible to unsubscribe from this service at any time.

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our homepage. Please periodically check our policy statement, especially before submitting personal information. This privacy statement was updated on 27 August 2007.