We at Lutheran Outdoor Ministries in Ohio (LOMO) take your privacy seriously. We are committed to maintaining your trust in our services through a demonstrated respect for your personal information. The following policy governs our general information use, collection and sharing practices. Should you ever have questions or issues related to LOMO’s information practices, please contact the LOMO Administrative Assistant at 800-431-5666.
Who are we? LOMO is a non-profit organization incorporated in the State of Ohio for the three Synods in Ohio of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, ELCA. The three Synods are Northwestern Ohio, Northeastern Ohio and Southern Ohio. LOMO serves as the outdoor ministries organization for the Synods. We are a ministry sponsored by the ELCA to reach out to all people regardless of race, national origin, sex, disability or ancestry
Why do we require your personally identifiable information (PII)? LOMO collects uses and shares your personally identifiable information for organizational purposes of administering camp services for campers and/or their parents/legal guardians. We collect PII when you register to attend a camp through our website or brochures; we collect your pertinent medical information when enrolling in camps to ensure we have the necessary information to support your medical care during normal camp operations or during an emergency. We may also use images of campers taken during each camp for the purposes of education and promoting the camp(s).
What personally identifiable information does LOMO require, use and share? LOMO and its camp personnel require PII to run the camp’s day to day operations. These operations include, but are not explicitly limited to the following activities and associated information collection: Camper registration and related administration servicesCamper names, first and lastParent/guardian names, first and lastCamper age/date of birthCamper mailing and electronic mailing addressesCamper and parent/guardian phone numbersLOMO may collect the above information, along with other information, through the camper registration form, which can be found here: medical registration and treatment Camper/patient name, first and lastMedical history (please see Medical Form)http://lomocamps.org/forms
If applicable, LOMO may collect individual camper medical information necessary to administer routine and emergency medical care during the camper’s stay. Communication and Correspondence with Campers; Camper Testimonials, Camper names, first and lastParent/guardian names, first and lastCamper/parent/guardian mailing and electronic mailing addresses
LOMO may use the above information to directly communicate with campers and/or their parents/legal guardians about camp activities and upcoming events. If campers provide testimonials about their camp experience and consent to the publication of the testimonial, no identifiable information will be published with the testimonial unless the writer specifically consents to the use of his/her name. Camp promotions and marketingCamper photographic images without names. These images, which may be collected from photographs taken by camp staff during the camp, may be used for promotional materials such as web pages, brochures or other marketing materials. If used, only the images themselves shall be used; no names shall be included unless the person is over the age of 18 and permission is given by the person pictured.
B. Choice/ConsentAt LOMO, you provide us your consent to the use and sharing of your PII in accordance with this Policy when you register a camper to attend a LOMO camp. Please review this Policy and any registration materials to ensure your understanding. Should you have any questions or wish to limit the use of your information, please direct any questions to LOMO per section G below.
C. Access To the extent possible, customers will have the timely right to review their PII to ensure such information is accurate. Should you have questions about, or updates to your PII, please contact LOMO directly per section G below. LOMO staff access to customer PII shall be limited to those with an operations-related requirement to use such information.
D. Security To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use commercially reasonable administrative, technical and
physical security measures to include policies, training, computer safeguards, as well as access-controlled file rooms and buildings.
E. Limited UseLOMO shall only use PII for the purposes described in this policy or in any form or document through which it collects such information.
F. Minimal Use LOMO shall only use the PII necessary to accomplish any organizational purpose. LOMO personnel shall use discretion in the use of camper PII at all times.
G. Enforcement and Redress: This Policy is subject to change as our operations grow and change with your needs. Therefore, we will provide you notice of such Policy changes and provide you the opportunity to consent to any additional uses of your PII.
Should you have any questions about this Policy or the use of your personal information, please contact LOMO at 800-431-5666. We shall respond within a week and investigate any compliance issues resulting under this Policy.