Privacy Policy


(Date of Last Revision: July 14, 2017)

John Knox Village (“John Knox Village,” “we,” or “us”) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Privacy Policy applies to the John Knox Village website and governs data collection and usage. By using the website, you consent to the data practices described in this policy. We will collect personal data that you submit or which we collect through your use of the Site. We may disclose this personal data to John Knox Village’s affiliates and third party service providers as described in more detail below. We will keep you informed by electronic means about events, products and services that we believe may be of interest to you as a user of the John Knox Village website. We may transfer your personal data to countries or jurisdictions which do not provide the same level of data protection as the country in which your personal data was originally collected. If we do make such a transfer, we will take appropriate steps to protect your personal data. We also use cookies to allow us to provide our services and products.

If you continue to use our website, then we will assume that you agree to our collection and use of your personal data as described in this policy. You may review the Privacy Policy in its entirety below. If you have questions or concerns about our privacy policy or practices, please contact us in the first instance at Director of Compliance,


The website (hereinafter “the Site”) is owned and operated by John Knox Village (“John Knox Village,” “we,” or “us”). The Site provides a collection of online resources, including information on the products and services offered by John Knox Village, job listings and online job application, volunteering, event calendars, and other information regarding John Knox Village (the “Services”).

Please read carefully through all sections of this Privacy Policy. Your access to and use of the Site is subject to this Privacy Policy and all applicable laws. By registering with, creating an account, accessing and/or otherwise using the Site, or otherwise submitting your contact information to receive more information from us through the Site, you consent to John Knox Village’s use of the Personal Data as set forth below in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, then you may not use the Site and you should not register with or submit your contact information to the Site. This Privacy Policy may be changed by us from time to time without notice to you, and the governing version will be posted on the Site. Please review this Privacy Policy on a regular basis as your use of the Site will be governed by the then-current Privacy Policy John Knox Village recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of our customers and the users of the Site. However, some uses of such information are required for us to conduct legitimate business by providing information of interest our customers and the users of the Site.

Notice to California, U.S.A. residents

Except as expressly identified below, we do not disclose a user’s personal data to any third party for such third party’s direct marketing purposes. Thus, under California Civil Code Sections 1798.80-1798.84, Owner has no obligation to a California resident to provide further information regarding Owner’s use of the California resident’s personal data. Any inquiries regarding the Terms of Use or, specifically, this Privacy Policy can be directed to the contact identified below.

Notice to Utah, U.S.A. residents

Except as expressly identified below, we do not disclose a user’s personal data to any third party for such third party’s direct marketing purposes.

Notice to Europe Economic Area Residents

If you are a resident of Europe or the U.K., the Personal Data we collect from you may be transferred to and stored at a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). The Personal Data may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA that work for us or one of our subsidiaries, affiliates, or third-party service providers. By submitting your Personal Data, and/or using the Site, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

What this Privacy Policy Covers

This Privacy Policy covers our treatment of Personal Data that we collect when you are on the Site and when you use Services provided on the Site. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that we do not own and/or control or to people that we do not employ or manage.

Information Collection and Use

Through your use of the Services, we may collect the following “Personal Data” from you if you

choose to provide it, including:

Your name, address, email, username, company, state or country of residence, social media addresses, and/or telephone number (“Contact Information”).

Information regarding your employment history, education, and salary if you use the Site to apply for a position with John Knox Village (“Employment Information”).

Pages and products viewed, ads that you clicked on, emails from us that you opened, browser type, operating system, IP address and device information (“Analytical Information”).

We may also collect publicly available information about you from third-party sources, such as the postal service for shipping address verification.

Your mobile operating system (OS), a mobile device identifier embedded by us, or other commonly used mobile device identifier if you access the Site on a mobile device.

How Your Personal Data May Be Used.

We may use Analytical Information to improve the performance or layout of our website; to develop new services and ideas; and to better administer and troubleshoot our systems.

We may use Contact Information and other Personal Data to provide you with the Services on the Site; to evaluate and improve the Services; to provide access to certain password protected areas of the Site; to fulfill your requests for information; to contact you about John Knox Village products or services and those of our affiliates, based on the preferences you have indicated;

If you submit an online job application, your Contact Information and Employment Information will be used by John Knox Village to screen your application and initiate John Knox Village’s applicant evaluation and hiring procedures.

We will give you the opportunity to “opt out” of receiving any unsolicited information from us or to limit the unsolicited information you receive from us to information regarding the Services or information you specifically request or information we determine you may find useful as a result of your use of the Site.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Except as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy, we will not share your Personal Data with any other person or company. We will share Personal Data about you to other companies or people when:

We need to share your information to provide the products, services, or consideration of employment you have requested;

We need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of John Knox Village to provide a product or service to you, or to perform conventional hiring support services (unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the Personal Data we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us);

We find that your actions on our website violate the website Terms of Use, any of our usage guidelines for specific services or any agreement; and

As required to respond to or initiate subpoenas, court orders, or legal process.

In the event you voluntarily share personal or sensitive information on a publicly available product or service review, on a message board, or in a chat room offered by the Site, please be advised that such information may be collected and used by the other users of the Site who have access to such message boards and chat rooms. John Knox Village shall have no liability resulting from the misuse of information you voluntarily share during your use of the Site. John Knox Village shall have no obligation to police the message boards and chat rooms, but has the ability to remove such information in its sole discretion.

Use of Cookies

We use “cookies,” a small text file transferred to your device, along with similar technologies (e.g., internet tag technologies, web beacons, embedded scripts), to help provide you a better, more personalized user experience. These technologies are used to:

Make the user experience more efficient (e.g., maintaining items in your Shopping Cart between visits);

Remember your preferences (e.g., browsing language, account login information);

Help us understand and improve how visitors use our website, including which of our pages and products are viewed most frequently.

The Options/Settings section of most internet browsers will tell you how to manage cookies and other technologies that may be transferred to your device, including how to disable such technologies. You can disable our cookies or all cookies through your browser settings. Please be advised that disabling cookies through either method may impact many of our website’s features. Instructions for blocking or allowing cookies in common internet browsers are provided at the links below:

Internet Explorer 7 and 8


Google Chrome

Apple Safari

We only use strictly necessary cookies. Strictly necessary cookies are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Site.

We also allow third parties to place cookies on your device through the Services to:

Help us understand and improve how visitors use our website, including which of our pages and products are viewed most frequently; and

More effectively market our products and services and advertise other products and services that may be of interest to you.

The use of third-party cookies is not covered by our Privacy Policy. We do not have access or control over these cookies. If you continue to use our website, we will assume you agree to the use of these cookies. You may visit the following links from our third-party partners to opt-out of their tracking and learn about their privacy practices:

Google Analytics:

o To view Google’s privacy policy, please visit:

o To opt-out, please download and install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on by visiting:

Interest-Based Ads/Online Tracking

Unaffiliated third parties may use cookies and other technologies on our website to collect information about your online activities over time and across different websites you visit in order to provide you with interest-based advertising. You can generally opt out of receiving interestbased advertisements from members of the Network Advertising Initiative or the Digital Advertising Alliance by clicking here for NAI or here for DAA. When you opt out using these links, please note that you may still receive advertisements. They just will not be personalized based on your interests.

Some internet browsers incorporate a “Do Not Track” feature that signals to websites you visit that you do not want to have your online activity tracked. Given that there is not a uniform way that browsers communicate the “Do Not Track” signal, our website does not currently interpret, respond to or alter its practices when it receives “Do Not Track” signals.

Ability to Review and Edit Your Information

You may review and approve the Contact Information about you that was stored in our database and obtained through your use of or registration on the Site. Upon your written request, we will remove that information from our database or change or correct personal data that you state is erroneous within applicable regulatory or other legal requirements. You should understand, however, that information about you in our database might come from a number of sources.


We will maintain reasonable safeguards to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of your Personal Data. However, no electronic storage method or data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

Commitment to Children’s Privacy

In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, 15 U.S.C., §§ 6501-06 and 16 C.F.R., §§ 312.1-312.12, the Site does not permit children under 13 years of age to become users, and we do not intentionally collect information from children. By using the Site, you represent that you are 13 years of age or older.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change, modify or otherwise update this policy at any time. These changes or updates will be effective immediately. We may provide you notice of such changes when they are material, such notice may be given by posting on the Site, by electronic or conventional mail or by any other means by which you obtain notice of the changes or updates.

Policies of Other Website

The Site may contain links to third-party websites not owned or controlled by John Knox Village. John Knox Village is not responsible for the privacy policies of any third-party website which user may access through a third-party link. Further, these third-party websites may have privacy policies that differ from this Privacy Policy. John Knox Village disclaims all responsibility for the privacy practices of such other third-party websites. You should read the privacy policies of each third-party website you visit to determine what information that each third-party website may be collecting about you and how they intend to use such information.


If you have any questions about John Knox Village, the Site, our products, the Services, the Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, you may contact us at:

John Knox Village

Director of Compliance,

1001 N.W. Chipman Road

Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

(816) 892-4294