Privacy Policy

This is the website of the Companions of St. Anthony, an apostolate of the The Order of Friars Minor Conventual, St. Anthony of Padua Province USA, Inc., henceforth referred to as "Companions" or "we/us." By accessing or using the website, the Visitor, henceforth referred to as "you," agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth below. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not access or use the website. Companions may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified agreement.

We may be contacted at the following postal address:

Companions of St. Anthony
12300 Folly Quarter Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042

We may also be reached via E-mail at info@companionsofstanthony.org or by telephone at (410) 531-9200.

Copyright, Licenses, and Intellectual Property Rights

All materials posted on this site are owned by the Companions of St. Anthony and subject to copyright. All rights reserved except as provided by applicable law. Any other copying, redistribution, retransmission or publication of any downloaded material, is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of Companions or any third party information provider to the website.

The names, trademarks, service marks, and logos of Companions of St. Anthony appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity without the prior express written permission of the Companions of St. Anthony.

You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the Companions. You agree to grant to Companions a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license, with the right to sublicense, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any materials and other information (including, without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products or services) you submit to public areas of the site by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed.

You also grant to Companions the right to use your name in connection with the submitted materials and other information as well as in connection with all advertising, marketing and promotional material related thereto. You agree that you shall have no recourse against Companions for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communication to us.

Links to Third Party Sites

This web site contains some hyperlinks to web sites operated by parties other than Companions of St. Anthony. Companions does not control and is not responsible for the contents or accuracy of the various web sites to which its links make reference, or which share the server it uses. The inclusion of hyperlinks to other web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on these web sites or any association with their operators. Once you access another website, you are subject to the internet policy of that website.

Privacy

Companions uses its best efforts to respect and protect the privacy of our visitors. At this site, any personal, identifiable information collected from individuals is provided voluntarily and knowingly.

Companions collects only the Domain name, but not the E-mail address of visitors to its website, the E-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via E-mail, and aggregate information on what pages guests access or visit. The information collected is used for internal review and is then discarded, used to improve the content of the website, used to notify visitors about updates to our website, and used by Companions to contact visitors for promotional purposes.

If you do not want to receive E-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending E-mail to us at the above address, or call us at the above telephone number, or writing to us at the above address and telling us that you do not want to receive E-mail from us.

If you supply us with your postal address on-line you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on programs and services. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by sending E-mail to us at the above address, or calling us at the above telephone number, or writing to us at the above address and telling us that you do not want to receive E-mail from us. From time to time we might share your information with other reputable organizations from which you may receive mail. You can, however, have your name put on our do-not-share list by sending E-mail to us at the above address, or calling us at the above telephone number, or writing to us at the above address and telling us that you do not want to receive mail from them. Please provide us with your exact name and address. We will be sure your name is promptly removed from the list we may share with other organizations in the future.

Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers online may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding orders they have placed online. They also may receive telephone contact regarding programs and services. If you do not wish to receive such telephone calls, please let us know by sending E-mail to us at the above address, or calling us at the above telephone number, or writing to us at the above address and telling us that you do not want to receive phone calls from us. Please provide us with your correct phone number.

Accuracy of Information

Companions makes every attempt to ensure accuracy and reliability of the data contained in these documents. Every attempt is made to keep the information up-to-date and accurate, however, Companions makes no warranty, guarantee, or promise, express or implied, concerning the content of, or information provided in, the documents.

Donation and Payment Information

Companions accept payments for products or donations through this website. We make every effort to protect the safety and security of your transaction. We use high-grade encryption and the https security protocol to communicate with your browser software. This method is the industry standard security protocol, which makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept the credit card information you send to us. Companions has made every effort to keep your information secure, but cannot be held liable for any misuse of this information arising from a failure of this technology. While Companions uses SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user-information offline. All the information you provide us through these forms is stored securely offline.

Contributions and purchases may also be made by calling (410) 531-9200 or by sending your request to our postal address or fax number listed above.

Restriction of Liability

Companions 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. Companions 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 Companions or an authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages, or both. The above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you to the extent that applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Companions total liability to you for all losses, damages, and causes of action in contract, tort (including without limitation, negligence), or otherwise will not be greater than the amount you paid Companions to access this site.

Disclaimer

The materials, information, items, or products provided on or through 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. Companions disclaim all warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Companions does not warrant that the functions contained in the site 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. Companions 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.