St. Joseph Monastery & Retreat House
           Passionist Nuns
   Whitesville, KY

Internet Privacy Policy

This document was last updated January 3, 2010.

This web site is owned and operated by The Passionist Nuns at St. Joseph Monastery, Whitesville, KY.  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 and our commitment to protecting your privacy on this web site. The information we collect from you is used to provide you with information, products or other services available to you through The Passionist Nuns web site.  This Privacy Policy may be changed or updated from time to time and we recommend that you review these terms periodically

Our Policy

The Passionist Nuns of St. Joseph Monastery respect and protect the privacy of our online visitors and donors. We do not disclose, give, sell or transfer to third parties any personal information about our visitors without their permission, unless required by law.

Throughout our history, The Passionist Nuns have never shared their donor mailing lists or personal information with third parties.  It remains The Passionist Nuns policy that mailing lists, both postal and electronic, are never sold or exchanged with third parties.


Credit Card and Other Personal Information

The Passionist Nuns use industry standard efforts such as firewalls and Secure Socket Layers (SSL) to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. We make every reasonable effort to prevent the loss, misuse or theft of the information under our control. 

The personal information collected on this web site will be used to provide the service(s) or carry out the transaction(s) you have requested or authorized.
We care about the safety and security of online transactions. We use the industry standard high grade encryption and security protocol to communicate with your browser software. This method makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept the credit card information you send to us. Third parties with which we work process credit card transactions using high grade encryption and security protocols.

Refund Policy

We do not refund donations.


This web site may contain links to other web sites. Please be aware that The Passionist Nuns are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other web sites.  We encourage you to be aware when you leave our web site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information from you. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by The Passionist Nuns web site.

Changes to this Statement

We may occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. For material changes to this privacy statement, we will notify you by placing a prominent notice on the home page of our web site. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this privacy statement and any updates.

Contact our Web Site

Thank you for visiting our web site. We are available to answer your questions and hear your concerns. For inquiries concerning our information practices and Privacy Policy, you may contact us at:

            The Passionist Nuns
            8564 Crisp Road
            Whitesville, KY 42378
            or E-Mail  us. 

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