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Privacy Policy 


Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to and The Episcopal Church in New England and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to The Episcopal Church in New England include and Province 1. The Province 1 website is a news and information site. By using the Province 1 website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. 


Collection of your Personal Information 

Province 1 may collect personally identifiable information, such as your: 


 - Name 

 - Address 

 - E-mail Address 

 - Phone Number 


Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Province 1's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. 


Province 1 encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Province 1 so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Province 1 is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Province 1 website. 


Use of your Personal Information 

Province 1 collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. 


Province 1 may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Province 1 and its affiliates. Province 1 may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. 


Province 1 does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. 


Province 1 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 (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. Province 1 may share data with trusted partners to help 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 Province 1, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. 


Province 1 may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Province 1, in order to determine what Province 1 services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Province 1 to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. 


Province 1 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 Province 1 or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Province 1; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Province 1, or the public. 


Automatically Collected Information 

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Province 1. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Province 1 website. 


Use of Cookies 

The Province 1 website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk 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. For example, if you personalize Province 1 pages, or register with Province 1 site or services, a cookie helps Province 1 to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Province 1 website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Province 1 features that 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 Province 1 services or websites you visit. 


Security of your Personal Information 

Province 1 secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Province 1 uses the following methods for this purpose: 


 - SSL Protocol 


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 Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. 


Children Under Thirteen 

Province 1 does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. 


Opt-Out & Unsubscribe 

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from Province 1 by contacting us here: 

- Web page: 

- Email: 

- Phone: (617) 669-8411 


Changes to this Statement 

Province 1 will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Province 1 encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Province 1 is protecting your information. 


Contact Information 

Province 1 welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Province 1 has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Province 1 at: 


Episcopal Province of New England (Province 1)

Julie Lytle, MDiv, PhD, Executive Director

81 Blueberry Hill Road, Hyannis MA 02601


Email Address: 


Telephone number: 

(617) 669-8411 


Effective as of July 01, 2017 

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