Privacy Policy

User Agreement

The following terms and conditions, along with all other terms and legal notices located on this website (collectively, the "Terms"), govern your use of this Diocese of Niagara website (the "Website"). If you do not understand and agree to be bound by all Terms, do not use this Website. Your use of this Website ( at anytime constitutes a binding agreement by you to abide by these Terms.

The information provided on this website is derived from sources that The Diocese of Niagara believes are reliable. However, The Diocese of Niagara does not guarantee the accuracy of the information, nor do we assume any responsibility or liability whatsoever for publishing it herein.

Our Diocesan website contains links to sites we do not maintain. The Diocese assumes no responsibility for the contents of third party sites accessed through The Niagara Diocesan website links. Access is provided for your convenience only. This website has been produced as a source of general information only.

Privacy Policy

The Diocese of Niagara respects your right to privacy and is committed to the protection of your personal information. This policy summarizes what personally identifiable information we may collect, how we might use it and to whom we may disclose it to. This policy also describes other important topics relating to your privacy.

Use and Disclosure of Information

Before we collect any personally identifiable information, we will identify the purpose for our collection, use and any possible disclosure of your personal information.

For instance, the information you supply will be used by the Niagara Diocese to respond to your inquiries, supply you with requested information.

The Diocese will seek your consent to use your personal information at the time of collection or in advance. Consent may be expressed in writing, or implied, and in some cases may be provided verbally or electronically. With your consent, authorized third parties may be utilized by the Diocese of Niagara to collect, track and process such information. (e.g. Credit Card Clearing)

General Policy on Privacy

Protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our viewers, clergy, memebers, employees etc.,  has always been an important aspect of The Diocese of Niagara. Recently, fundamental privacy principles and their corresponding obligations have become law throughout Canada. To this end, The Diocese of Niagara has created a Privacy Code to inform people of its commitment to, and policy on, privacy.

Personal information is defined as any piece of information, either factual or subjective, about an identifiable individual. Personal Information does not include the name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of our organization.

It is our  policy that the Diocese obtain an individual's consent when a diocesan employee or our website collects, uses or discloses personal information. The Diocese will also inform its employees and viewers of the site of the purpose for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information.

The Diocese of Niagara takes care to safeguard all personal information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use or disclosure. The Diocese of Niagara uses reasonable efforts to ensure that such information is accurate and up to date.