Collection of information. The TBTN Website may collect personally-identifiable information, such as your name, e-mail address and home or work address or telephone number. TBTN also may collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests, and favorites. There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is collected automatically by TBTN. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring Website addresses. This information is used by TBTN for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the TBTN Website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally-identifiable information or personally sensitive data through TBTN public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. TBTN encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from TBTN so that you can understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information. TBTN is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Summit and TBTN family of websites.
Use of Your Personal Information. TBTN collects and uses your personal information to operate the Summit Website and deliver the services you have requested. TBTN respects the privacy of our supporters, donors, patrons, and users. We do not sell information about our users to any outside entities. We may provide users with access to additional products or services in keeping with the goal of providing high-quality resources pertaining to the issues of sexual violence, wellness and safety. TBTN may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or to ask your preference for new topics, programs or services. TBTN does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
TBTN keeps track of the pages and portals used by our supporters and website visitors, in order to determine what services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content to users whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. TBTN will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on TBTN or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of TBTN; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of TBTN, or the public.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you register with the Summit Website or services, a cookie helps TBTN to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Summit Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies, if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the TBTN services or Websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information. TBTN secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. TBTN secures the personally-identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use. or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Opt In/Out. The TBTN manages permission for e-mailing lists for our supporters and patrons. TBTN does not support spamming. The TBTN services are designed to be 100% permission-based and our patrons all subscribe to that model. We support confirmed opt-in/out features. Messages generated by our systems have valid headers and our supporters and patrons are encouraged to utilize our opt-out features in all their mailings if they do not wish to receive correspondence from TBTN.