Loyola Jesuit Center places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate Loyola’s commitment to the privacy of its website visitors. This policy explains what types of information is collected by Loyola’s website, www.loyola.org, and how this information is used.


What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register for a retreat/offering, make a donation or join our email list. Any data we request that is not required will be specified as voluntary or optional. When registering or donating on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address, credit card information or other personal information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.


What do we use your information for?

We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process transactions and for our internal record keeping. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease communications from us. We may also use your information to track your visits to our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs.


How do we protect your information?

Loyola Jesuit Center is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. We take standard business efforts to maintain reasonable security designed to help protect your information against unauthorized or accidental disclosure. Although we strive to protect your information, there is no such thing as perfect security; therefore we don’t warrant the security of any information provided.

All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our database to be only accessed by those authorized with special access rights to our systems, and they are required to keep the information confidential. 


Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not disclose to third parties any credit card, debit card, PayPal account, savings account or checking account information provided by website visitors. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.


Do we use cookies?

Yes.  Cookies are small bits of code that are sent to your computer when you logon to a website that allows us to identify you when you return to the site. Loyola Jesuit Center uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us of who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed on your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of www.loyola.org, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your web browser accordingly.


What about
external links?

Loyola Jesuit Center’s website, www.loyola.org, provides hyperlinks to other sites which are not under the control of Loyola Jesuit Center. These links are provided for your convenience and for your reference only. These links are not intended as an endorsement by Loyola Jesuit Center of the information contained on these websites or of the individual(s) operating these website(s).

Loyola Jesuit Center is not responsible for the privacy practices of websites hyperlinked to its website. We encourage you to be aware when you leave www.loyola.org and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected on www.loyola.org.


Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this policy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms. This policy is effective from 03/03/2017.


Refund Policy

A non-refundable deposit of $25 is requested to register each person for all Weekend and Mid-Week Retreats; a non-refundable deposit of $75 is requested for all Week-long Directed and Preached Retreats during Holy Week and the summer months; a non-refundable deposit of $20 is requested for any retreat series. The deposit is applied toward the Suggested Offering for each retreat/offering. In the event of a cancellation 48 hours before the retreat begins, you may move your deposit to another retreat/offering within the same retreat season (September through June) or donate your deposit as a tax-deductible gift to Loyola Jesuit Center. Refunds for retreats/offerings that do not require a deposit will be credited to the original credit card, debit card, PayPal account, checking account or savings account, upon request.   


Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments regarding these policies, you may email us at retreathouse@loyola.org.