Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy
Lutheran Valley Retreat (LVR) is committed to your privacy. This privacy policy applies to the LVR’s website and outlines our data collection and usage. By using LVR’s website, you are consenting to the data collection practices explained here.

Collection of Your Personal Information
LVR collects personal information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. LVR may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by LVR. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses. LVR uses this information to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the LVR web site.

LVR is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on outside websites.

If you have an account on LVR’s website, you can request to receive a file of the personal data LVR has about you, including any data you have provided to us

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

LVR does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties. LVR may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you emails or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. Any of these third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to LVR, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

LVR will not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

LVR 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: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on LVR or the website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of LVR; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of LVR or the public.

Use of Cookies
The LVR website uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file placed on your hard drive by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page.This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same LVR website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the LVR features you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the services on LVR’s website.

Security of Your Personal Information
LVR secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. LVR 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 Policy
LVR maintains the right to update this privacy policy to reflect company and customer feedback. LVR encourages you to periodically review this policy to understand how LVR is protecting your privacy.