Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

At The Connecticut Women’s Consortium, Inc. we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. As part of our goal to advance trauma-informed care, we keep our policies transparent and we value your input and confidentiality.

 

Any questions regarding this policy and our privacy practices can be sent by email to training@womensconsortium.org or at (203) 909-6888.

 

Data Use & Collection

The data collected through our website helps us to keep our website up to date and ensure a streamlined experience for our users. We obtain information through our training registrations, donation page, surveys, program applications, volunteer pool, newsletter, and general website clicks.  Information may include:

  • your name and contact details (including agency, job title, address, email address, and telephone number);

  • your courses, credits, sign in & out time, and evaluation of an event (Please note – this information is only required to be kept for a limited amount of time);

  • your events and topics of interest;

  • your bank or credit card details if you make a donation or purchase; we use third-party payment processors who specialize in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions; and

  •  any other personal information shared with us.


We may use your information for several different purposes including:

  • providing you with the services, products or information you requested;

  • processing your registration or order; 

  • carrying out our obligations under any mutually agreed upon contracts;

  • conducting analysis and marketing research so we can understand how we can improve our services, products or information;

  • dealing with entries into an application or competition;

  • seeking your views or comments on the services we provide;

  • notifying you of changes to our services;

  • sending you requested communications that may be of interest to you, including information about campaigns, fundraising appeals and activities, and promotions of goods and services; and

  • processing grant or job applications.

 

Cookies Policy
This website and our registration website use cookies. 'Cookies' are small pieces of information sent by an organization to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow a website to recognize you when you visit. This helps us improve and deliver a more personalized service to you. It is possible to disable cookies changing your internet browser preferences. Similar to most websites, we automatically collect the following information:


•    technical information, including the type of device you’re using, the IP address, geographic location, and browser and operating system being used to connect your computer to the internet; and


•    information about your activities on our website, including pages you visit and how you navigate the website (e.g., length of visits to certain pages, products and services you searched and viewed, and referral sources).

 

Data Retention  
Operational and legal considerations determine the length of time your personal information is retained.

Public Information
We may provide publicly available resources or directories on behavioral health nonprofits, state departments, events, and fundraisers to create a comprehensive resource of behavioral health networks and topics. If you would like to remove your individual or agency information, please send us a written request. 

Email/Text/Phone
We will send you marketing and fundraising communications by email if you have provided consent. You may opt out of our marketing communications at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the end of our marketing emails, or by opting out in your registration. We will not use your personal information for marketing purposes if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted and will retain your details on a suppression list to help ensure that we do not continue to contact you. However, we may still need to contact you for administrative purposes such as processing a payment for an event.

Keeping your Information Safe
When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that appropriate technical and organizational controls are in place to protect it. Any sensitive information (such as credit or debit card details) is encrypted and protected. When you are on a secure page, a lock icon will appear on web browsers. 

Non-sensitive details (e.g., your email address) are normally transmitted over the Internet. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information via HTTP over SSL, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us. You are responsible for keeping any password you create safe.

Sharing, Third-party Services, and Vendors
We do not sell, rent, or share your information with third parties; however, we may disclose your information to third parties. This could include parties working on our behalf or business services and applications which provide technical support (ex. subcontractors, trainers, event organizers, fundraisers, consultants, providers, suppliers, cohosting partner).  

 

Our website contains links to third-party websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our websites. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other services and websites regardless of if you access them using links from our website. Some of our common business partners include:

 

Abila 
Bluepay
Microsoft
Google Analytics
Wix
Constant Contact 
Eventbrite 
Survey Monkey
Appsheet
Zoom

 

In the event of a merger or restructure, we reserve the right to share your information within the new organization. However, adequate steps will be taken to preserve your privacy and safety. 

Social Media
We reserve the right to obtain information via Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter. Information we receive depends on your social media privacy preferences. To limit public access, we suggest verifying your social media privacy settings. 

Photos, Online Course, Conference Calls or Recording 
We reserve the right to photograph, record, or film classes, events, programs, online courses and participants at any event sponsored by The Connecticut Women’s Consortium. Use of film and photographs may be used for promotional and educational purposes and may be used in publications and media communications. Attendance at events and providing a headshot or photo constitutes consent to be filmed or photographed for use in print and/or electronic publicity. If you do not want to be included in a photo/film or use a photo, please tell the Consortium staff member coordinating the event before or during your registration, the program or event. 

If you see a photo/film of yourself that you wish not to be used by the Connecticut Women’s Consortium, please contact staff.  

Copyright
Unless otherwise indicated, photographs, podcasts, webinars, recording, and videos published by or funded by The Connecticut Women’s Consortium are the property of and are copyrighted or licensed by The Connecticut Women’s Consortium. They may not be used for any purpose including but not limited to downloading, printing, distributing, or linking without permission. Furthermore, all materials posted on this site, names, trademarks, service marks, and logos are subject to copyrights owned by The Connecticut Women’s Consortium. The Connecticut Women’s Consortium must expressly grant its prior written consent to copy or reproduce the material on this website or registration websites. These sites may not be used without permission for advertising, sponsorship or affiliation without written consent. All other rights reserved. 

16 or Under
We protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ you must have your parent/guardian's permission to access our website. We require you send us written notification.

 
In addition, our courses and events while educational may contain sensitive topics such as abuse, mental health, and addiction and are Continuing Education Courses developed for the education of adult professionals in the behavioral health field. It is the responsibility of you and your guardian to review if a topic is suitable for you. We recommend speaking with staff for any questions. If we are concerned about the suitability of the event, we may review your registration, restrict access, or recommend another event.

 

California Privacy Rights 
Under California Civil Code sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents are entitled to ask for a notice identifying the categories of personal customer information which we share with our affiliates and/or third parties for marketing purposes and providing contact information for such affiliates and/or third parties. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to the address below.

European Union Rights/GDPR
Members of the European Union have certain rights regarding their data. We comply with these requests. Please visit European Guidelines to learn more about your data rights. Please send a description of your request you want to see and proof of your identity by mail at the address below. Please note that exceptions apply to a number of these rights, and not all rights will be applicable in all circumstances.

Contact Us
If you see any objectionable, inaccurate or improperly functioning content or features on this site, please contact training@womensconsortium.org as soon as possible.

Written Requests
Subject: Data Request, Privacy Policy,

The Connecticut Women’s Consortium,

2321 Whitney Avenue, Suite 401, Hamden, CT 06518

The Connecticut Women's Consortium 

Education for nonprofits, state agencies,

social workers, clinicians, and others interested in learning

about gender, trauma, substance use, and mental health

Phone: 203-909-6888

Fax: 203-909-6894

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