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This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for conncan.org (the “Site”), which is a project of CONNECTICUT COALITION FOR ACHIEVEMENT NOW, INC. (“ConnCAN”). CONNCAN is the owner of this website. This privacy policy is incorporated in our Terms of Use which can be found on the Site.

1. Information Collection and Use

CONNCAN collects information from our users at several different points on the Site.

CONNCAN gathers “personal” identifying information (which may include: name, postal address, e-mail address, screen name, password, birth date, day time telephone number, facsimile number, method of payment, donation history, and, if applicable, credit card number. CONNCAN may request additional information necessary to establish and maintain customer's account, when you choose to register with, purchase from, access designated subscriber services and /or restricted areas within the CONNCAN Web site or donate to CONNCAN. Again, all of this information is kept in strict confidence and is accessible only by the company (currently Case Partners, Inc. although this may change from time to time without notice) that powers the Site and stores the information on its server, and authorized Site administrators of CONNCAN. Lastly, CONNCAN collects user-specific information such as what pages are visited, past user activity, website preferences, browser type (Netscape or Microsoft Explorer) and volunteered information such as survey responses. This information is collected through the use of cookies. CONNCAN will not sell, share, or rent the information collected on this website to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

2. Content

CONNCAN may license the use of Content you have submitted to the Site to other organizations for noncommercial purposes or other uses which further CONNCAN’s mission. Our Site visitors are advised and cautioned that whenever they voluntarily disclose personal information on the Site, that information can be collected and used by anyone reading the Site.

2. a Chat Rooms, Blogs, Forums and Bulletin Boards.

If customer participates in an CONNCAN blog, chat room, discussion forum, or posts messages to an CONNCAN blog, bulletin board, or similar interactive online media, the user should be aware that the information disclosed and shared will be broadly available to other persons, both inside of and/or outside CONNCAN, who have access to that chat room, forum or bulletin board. Some individual CONNCAN chat rooms, forums or bulletin boards have additional rules and conditions regarding participation. Also, participant's expressed opinion is his or her own and should not be considered as reflecting the opinion of CONNCAN.

3. Web Statistics

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the Site, solve technical problems, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use for reporting and sponsorship purposes. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

4. Sharing

We may share aggregated demographic information with our partners, sponsors, and donors. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. We may also, from time to time, share information collected through our subscription forms and our order forms with certain affiliate or service provider organizations, such as AuthorizeNet. We will do not collect credit card information on the Site, and we do not share credit card information that may be provided to us except as needed to process the specific transaction requested.

5. Links

This website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that CONNCAN does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the Site.

6. PayPal

All online payments are processed by PayPal. CONNCAN is not responsible for processing orders managed by PayPal is an organizat PayPal is an organization outside of CONNCAN and there is no association between the two entities except for PayPal’s processing of CONNCAN electronic transactions. Please visit the PayPal company website to obtain their privacy statement.

7. Security

The Site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control; however, you use the Site at your own risk as set forth in the Terms of Use.

7.a. No Liability for Acts of Third Parties.

CONNCAN will exercise all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of customer personal information. However, transmissions protected by industry standard security technology and implemented by human beings cannot be made absolutely secure. Consequently, CONNCAN shall not be liable for unauthorized disclosure of personal information due to no fault of CONNCAN including, but not limited to, errors in transmission and unauthorized acts of CONNCAN staff and/or third parties.

8. Children

CONNCAN encourages parents and guardians to be familiar with the websites visited by their children. In general, the Site will not contain materials that are reasonably considered unsuitable for children.

9. Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on the Site so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. A notice of such change will be posted on the CONNCAN Web site home page for thirty (30) days prior to the implementation of such change. As noted in the Terms of Service, if asked to provide your e-mail address during your use of the Site, take care to provide an accurate, complete e-mail address. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in a different manner.

10. Questions or Comments

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of the Site, or your dealings with the Site, you can contact:

"CONNCAN" is a trademark of the CONNECTICUT COALITION FOR ACHIEVEMENT NOW, INC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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