Privacy Statement

The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab is committed to protecting any information that is made available to us when you visit our website in accordance with data protection and privacy laws. This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for, not for information collected offline or through other channels such as social media or mailing lists. By using this website, you are consenting to our collection and use of information in accordance with this privacy statement.

What information do we gather about you?

The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab collects information regarding your use of, such as your browser type and general geographic information (i.e., country). We use Google Analytics to generate reports about site usage and improve our website for visitors. The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab collects other information about you when you voluntarily provide that information via forms on this website. At your request, we will remove your information from our databases. Please note that donations to the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab are handled through Brandeis University;  the university is PCI-DSS compliant, and any bank or credit/debit card information that you provide on is handled as required by state and federal laws.

We also contract with third parties in order to provide services (e.g., our newsletter and webinar contact list), and your personal information (as provided by you) is held in their databases as well. These third parties are contractually prohibited from releasing your information to others, except as legally required, and have attested that their systems meet required data protection standards. The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab may also provide your information to third parties as required by law.

How is this information collected and how can you opt out?

Google and other third parties may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect information on For more information about Google Analytics, see Google’s terms of service and privacy policy. You can opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s ads settings.


Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer (unless you disable them). We use cookies, including those from Google, to understand and save your preferences for future visits, and to compile data to improve website experiences and tools. You may disable cookies through your individual browser options, or you can opt out of the collection and use of this information through tools like the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Other Websites

The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab website contains links to other websites not owned by, or affiliated with, the Lab. The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab is not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information gathered by such third-party websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of those other sites to understand how they collect and protect your personal information.

Information Protection

This website has reasonable security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.

Changes to this Statement

This privacy statement may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page.

Communications or Complaints

Any communications related to this privacy statement, including questions or complaints, should be directed to

Effective Date

The effective date of this statement is June 29, 2021.

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