Ossining, NY

Privacy Policy

We are Grace Episcopal Church (Grace Church) in Ossining, NY.  Our website address is:

Grace Church places a priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate Grace Church’s commitment to the privacy of our community and website users.

What Information Does Grace Church Collect About Site Visitors?

At our Site, we do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. Grace Church only gathers personally identifiable data, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by a visitor.

Information that Site Visitors Give Us: We may receive and store the information that you enter at our website, provide to us to sign up for our newsletter, enroll on a membership page or give to us in any other way. You can always choose not to provide some or all of the information which we request. This information is used solely by Grace Church in furtherance of its mission activities.

Automatic Information: Whenever you interact with Grace Church, our Site receives and stores certain types of information. For example, the Site may use “cookies” to obtain information when your web browser accesses this website. A cookie is an alphanumeric identifier, which our site transfers to your computer via your Web browser and stores on your computer’s hard drive.

On most web browsers you will find a “help” section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie, and how to turn cookies off.

Email Communications: In order to make the email we send you more helpful and relevant to your interests, we receive and store certain types of information. For instance, if your computer supports this functionality, we may receive a confirmation when you open an email we send you. We may also receive a confirmation when you follow a hyperlink from one of our email messages to our website. If you want to stop receiving email from us, “unsubscribe” using the options provided by our email service provider or contact us directly by email at:

Does Grace Church Share the Information It Receives?

We do not sell information about our Site visitors. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you and we treat it with care and respect. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your data with certain third parties. We will share personally identifiable information with third parties when (i) the person submitting the information authorizes us to share it; (ii) sharing the information is a necessary operation of the Site, for instance, to process a credit card transaction, or (iii) we are required to by law.

If you desire to correct existing information, or to remove your information, please contact the Grace Church via email at  If you request removal of your personal information, you acknowledge that residual information may continue to reside in Grace Church’s records and archives.

Information We May Collect

Depending on how you interact with the Site, we may collect, process, and retain information you enter when using our Site, including, but not limited to, the following:

Your name, home address, email address, and telephone number when you sign up for one of our programs, subscribe to our email newsletters, make a donation to the Church, or otherwise correspond with us;

A record of any correspondence we have with you;

The amount of your gift when you donate;

Information you provide on behalf of yourself, your children or others, in order to participate in our programming, such as name and contact information, birth date, school, allergy information, and program interests;

Information you provide when you complete a survey administered by us or a vendor acting on our behalf.

What Choices Do I Have?

As outlined in this Privacy Policy, you can always choose not to provide information, however, doing so may prevent you from making a donation or accessing other valuable features at our website.

You may be able to access third party websites through links available on this Site. You understand and agree that your use of such third-party sites will be governed by the privacy policies of those sites and not by this Privacy Policy.  Grace Church will not be responsible for the actions of the operators of such third-party websites.


We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help protect their privacy by instructing their children to never provide information on this Site without their permission.

Terms of Use, Notices, and Revisions

If you choose to visit the Site, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use Agreement, including limitations on damages and application of the law of the State of New York. If you have a concern about privacy at our Site, please send an email with a detailed description of your concern to, and we will try to resolve it.

Our activities and Site change constantly. The Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy may change also. Our use of information that we receive and store is subject to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use in effect at the time of our use of such information. If we decided to change our Privacy Policy, we will post the revised Privacy Policy on this Site.