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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting our website.  This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) tells you how we use personal information we collect.  Please read this Policy before using the website or sharing any personal information.  By using the website, you agree to this Policy, which may be updated by us at any time.  If we update this Policy, we will post the updated document here and, where required by law or regulation, notify you by e-mail.  Any such changes will be effective upon posting.  We urge you to review the Policy each time you visit our website.  If you do not agree with any provision of the Policy, you should not use our website.

This Policy applies only to our website.  If you click a link to other websites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

Personal Data We Collect

We may collect personally identifiable information, such as names, postal addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers.

How Do We Collect Your Data? 

We collect data from a number of sources, including through our website (see “Cookies/Tracking Technology” below) and information provided directly to us by visitors of St. Paul’s, website visitors, job applicants, potential lessees and others.

How Will We Use Your Data?

We collect data so that we can:

  • Respond to your questions or other inquiries

  • Email you with news and other updates regarding St. Paul’s, our events and services

How Long We Keep Your Personal Information

We retain personal information for as long as necessary to provide services and conduct operations, or as required or permitted by applicable law, unless we have deleted personal information in response to a request to delete.  We will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to commercial entities.  We will not disclose your name, address, e-mail address or phone number without your express consent, unless disclosure is necessary to comply with laws or relevant legal proceedings.

Your Rights

Depending on where you live, you have various rights with respect to our use, processing and sharing of your personal data.  Please note that there are exceptions to some of these rights, so that requests may be denied if, for example, making the information available to you would reveal personal data about another person, or if we are legally prevented from disclosing such information.

The right to access – You may have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you.  You may be entitled to see the personal data held about you.

The right to rectification – We aim to keep your personal information accurate, current, and complete.  We encourage you to contact us at to let us know if any of your personal information is not accurate or changes.

The right to objection/deletion – You may have the right to object to processing of your personal information or request that we block, delete or restrict your personal information, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You may have the right to request that we transfer the information that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

To exercise the access, accuracy, data portability, objection and deletion rights described above, please submit a request to us by emailing us at

Cookie/Tracking Technology

The website may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered.  Cookies are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser which allows the server to uniquely identify the browser on each page.  Other tracking technologies are also used which are similar to cookies.  This can include pixel tags and tracking URLs. All of these technologies are together referred to in this Policy as “Cookies.”  We use Cookies in a variety of ways to improve your experience on our website.  The use of Cookies makes web surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords and your personal preferences in connection with your use of a particular website.  Most browsers are initially set up to accept Cookies.  You can reset your browser to either refuse all Cookies or to notify you when you are receiving a Cookie and allow you to decide whether or not to accept it.  If you choose to have your browser refuse Cookies, or if you delete Cookies, it is possible that our website will not function properly.

Commitment to Data Security

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure.  Only authorized employees from St. Paul’s Church, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information.  All emails and newsletters from St. Paul’s Church allow you to opt out of further mailings.

Account owners can have their personally identifiable information removed by emailing St. Paul’s Church at: or by mailing your request to:

German Evangelic Lutheran St. Pauls Church

P.O. Box 1971

New York, NY 10113-1971




Die Menschen unserer Gemeinde wachsen in der Gemeinschaft und im Glauben.

Das Herz unserer Gemeinde sind unsere Gottesdienste in der St.Paul´s Kirche.

Hier wächst unser Glaube.

Wir beten Gott an und freuen uns an der Gemeinschaft.

Die St. Paul´s Gemeinde ist eine menschliche und geistliche Heimat für Deutsche in New York.

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