PRIVACY POLICY

MorningStar Mission is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience.

Our postal address is 350 East Washington Street, Joliet, IL 60433-1150.

We can be reached via email at info@morningstarmission.org or by phone at (815)-722-5780.

Our Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and protect information and gives your choices about the collection and use of your information. This Privacy Policy applies to the MorningStar Mission website and governs data collection and usage. MorningStar Mission is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the MorningStar Mission and MorningStar Mission family of websites.  By using the MorningStar Mission website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Our commitment to our donors: MorningStar Mission will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

This policy applies to all information received by MorningStar Mission, both online and offline, on any Platform (“Platform”, includes the MorningStar Mission website and mobile applications), as well as any electronic, written or oral communications.

MorningStar Mission collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. MorningStar Mission also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through MorningStar Mission public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

We may directly collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the website. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assists us in improving the website and/or for the operation and maintenance of the service.

Use of your Personal Information

MorningStar Mission collects and uses your personal information to operate the MorningStar Mission website and deliver the services you have requested. MorningStar Mission also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from MorningStar Mission and its affiliates. MorningStar Mission may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

MorningStar Mission does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. MorningStar Mission may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (email, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, MorningStar Mission may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to MorningStar Mission, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

MorningStar Mission does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations without your explicit consent.

MorningStar Mission keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within MorningStar Mission,  to determine what MorningStar Mission services are most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within MorningStar Mission to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

MorningStar Mission websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on MorningStar Mission or the site
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of MorningStar Mission
  • Act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of MorningStar Mission or the public

Use of Cookies

The MorningStar Mission website stores “cookies” on your computer. These cookies are used to improve our website and provide more personalized services to you, both on this website and through other media. A cookie is a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters — to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. A cookie may also convey information to us about how you use the MorningStar website (e.g., the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take ) and allow us or our business partners to track your usage of the website over time.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. You can control or reset your cookies through your web browser, which will allow you to customize your cookie preferences and to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the MorningStar Mission interactive features/web pages may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.

Security of your Personal Information

MorningStar Mission cares about the security of your information and uses appropriate safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through the website.  MorningStar Mission secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. MorningStar Mission secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

MorningStar Mission will occasionally update this statement of privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. MorningStar Mission encourages you to periodically review this statement to be informed of how MorningStar Mission is protecting your information.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or if you believe that MorningStar Mission has not adhered to this statement, please contact MorningStar Mission at info@morningstarmission.org.