Website Legal Policy

Purpose and Policy

This Web site (the “Site”) is controlled by the Holy Cross International Justice Office (the “HCIJO”) and meant to provide members of the four Holy Cross congregations (i.e. Congregation of Holy Cross, Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross, Sisters of Holy Cross, and Marianites of Holy Cross) and the public with convenient and efficient access to information about the HCIJO and the issues it addresses. In order to provide users with this information, the Site may contain links to other Web or computer sites that are not owned, regularly reviewed or controlled by the HCIJO. The HCIJO’s policy relevant to providing external links is described below. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this Web Site Legal Policy. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, please exit the Site immediately.



While the HCIJO makes the information on the Site publicly available, we retain all rights, including copyright, in all text, graphic images and other content on the Site produced by the HCIJO (the “Content”). You may print one copy of the information for your own personal use. However, you may not otherwise copy, display, distribute or modify the Content or “mirror” the Content on your server without our express written permission. To request permission for additional duplication of content and related materials, please contact Director at (574) 284-5500.


Privacy Statement

The HCIJO respects the privacy of your personal information. Information collected from Web forms, such as the e-mail form, is safeguarded, secure and not disclosed outside of the HCIJO. The HCIJO analyzes server logs for statistical purposes only and does not use this information to personally identify users.


Google Analytics. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.



The HCIJO has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information provided on the Site. Such information has been compiled from a variety of sources and is subject to change without notice from the HCIJO.


The HCIJO does not warrant or make any representations as to the quality, content, accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained on the Site or any other Web site. This information and content is provided without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title, non-infringement or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or otherwise, other than those warranties which are incapable of exclusion, restriction or modification under applicable law. Under no circumstances shall the HCIJO, members of the four Holy Cross congregations (i.e. Congregation of Holy Cross, Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross, Sisters of Holy Cross, and Marianites of Holy Cross), or our licensors be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or inability to use, the Site or from information provided on the Site. This limitation applies whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or any other basis, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, our liability in such jurisdictions shall be limited to the extent permitted by law.


External Links

The HCIJO has created links to external Web sites in the hope that users will find reference material and information on related subjects. is a portal of information about the HCIJO and the issues it addresses. We provide external links to assist friends of the HCIJO. Neither these sites, nor any content available through links to and from them, are screened, reviewed or endorsed by the HCIJO. Additionally, the HCIJO is not responsible for the privacy practices, activities or content of such independent sites.


The inclusion of these links should not be construed as an endorsement or sponsorship of these external Web sites, their content, viewpoints, products, services or their hosts. Additionally, the HCIJO shall not be liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. The HCIJO specifically disavows legal responsibility for what a user may find on another site or for the personal opinions of individuals posted on any site, whether or not operated by the HCIJO. The views and opinions of the authors of documents published on or linked to the site do not necessarily state or reflect the opinion, policy or position of the HCIJO.


Contact Us

If you have any concerns or questions about our site or the Web Site Legal Policy, please contact Director at (574) 284-5500.

Holy Cross International Justice Office
403 Bertrand Annex - Saint Mary's
Notre Dame, IN 46556
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