Privacy Policy

DSC Privacy Policy

It is the Disaster Services Corporation St Vincent de Paul- USA (DSC) policy to respect and protect the privacy of our visitors. This policy statement tells you how we collect information from you and how that information is used and kept. Using the Internet should be a safe and enjoyable experience, and we take every precaution to make it so. 

Users can visit our web site without revealing any personal information. If one chooses to provide personal information while on our web site for the purposes of correspondence, processing a request, or registering for a webinar, then it is our intent to let you know how we will use such information. 

If users tell us that they do not wish to have this information used as a basis for further contact, we will respect those wishes. If users wish to review or correct the personal information we have collected, they should contact us to provide updated information. Occasionally, we look at the domains from which people visit us. We utilize this data to help us make improvements to our web site. This data is then properly discarded. 

Protecting Your Information 

DSC recognizes the importance of protecting any information we may collect from visitors to our web site. Our policy is to use this collected information for internal purposes only, and we maintain fitting security measures to keep this information private and secure. 

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of this information, we have put in place integrated physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. If a website visitor makes a donation via credit card on our website, credit card transaction data is encrypted via Transport Layer Security (TLS) v1.1, as required by The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC).   

In addition, donor data is protected through organization safeguards such as a password protected database for which actions in the database care logged by username. This information will not be disclosed to third parties for commercial purposes as DSC is committed to protecting our visitors' privacy. 

Use of Cookies 

Certain sections of DSC’s web sites may use "cookies" to store user information. A cookie is a small string of text that a web site can send to your browser that is intended to enhance your visit. A cookie cannot retrieve data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses, or capture your email address. In general, cookies can securely store a user's ID and password specific to that web site, personalize home pages, identify which parts of a web site have been visited, or keep track of selections in a form or shopping cart. 

Cookies help us understand which parts of our web sites are the most popular, where our visitors are going, and how long they spend there. We use cookies to study traffic patterns on our web site so we can make suitable improvements to our web site and provide you with a better user experience. Our cookies will not provide DSC with any information not related to our web site. Your browser, however, does automatically tell us the type of computer and operating system you are using. 

Contact Us 

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Restrictions on Use of Materials 

This web site is operated by Disaster Services Corporation St Vincent de Paul- USA. No material from this web site or any web site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by Disaster Services Corporation St Vincent de Paul-USA may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to DSC. 

All materials contained on this web site are DSC licensed or otherwise published by DSC with the permission of the owner of the material. All rights in such materials published with permission of the material's owner are reserved to the respective owners.