Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota 

Privacy Policy

LSS Website Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the website of Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS)
and reviewing our privacy policy.

At LSS, we take your privacy seriously. You can visit LSS on the web
without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. 
Once you choose to provide us with personal information, you can
be assured that it will only be used to support your relationship with LSS.
LSS does not sell, exchange or release your personal information to
outside parties without your consent.

This Privacy Policy explains what information is collected online, how
it is protected and how that information is used:

What information we collect and how we use that information
Certain forms on our website require visitors to give us contact
information that may include your name, email address, or other
personal information.
All information you provide us is confidential,
and will be used for internal purposes only or to respond to your requests
for information. 

Internet Protocol Address:
We collect an IP address from all visitors to our website. An IP address
is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you
use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help us diagnose problems
with our server, administer our website, analyze trends, and gather
broad demographic information for aggregate use to improve our site,
and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not
linked to personally-identifiable information.

Use of "Cookies":
Our website may use cookies to enhance your experience. Cookies
are pieces of information that websites transfer to the computer that
is browsing their site. Use of cookies makes visiting websites easier
by performing certain functions, such as saving passwords or avoiding
the prospect of filling out forms more than once.  Many consider the
use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is likely set to accept cookies. However, if you would
prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your
browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse
cookies, it is possible that some areas of our website will not function
properly when you view them.

While online donations are secure and made through a secured web
page, please b
e aware that LSS has no control over the security of
information contained in emails sent to us, and that this information
can be intercepted by third parties on the Internet.

Other Web Sites:
Our website contains links to other websites. Please note that when
you click on one of these links, you are entering another website for
which Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota has no responsibility. We
encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as
their policies may be different than ours.


Privacy of Health Information
You may be interested in knowing that Lutheran Social Service of
Minnesota may obtain health information about you when it provides
services to you. This website Privacy Policy does not discuss our
practices relating to that health information. For more information,
please read our HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices at which explains how Lutheran Social
Service of Minnesota may use and disclose health information about
you, certain rights you have relating to that health information and
other information concerning how we protect the privacy of
your health information.