Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) includes, but is not limited to your e-mail address and zip code. A user’s PII is collected through the membership registration form, e-mail newsletter registration, legislator contact and/or other forms. CSEC’s does not collect Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) about you on the Site without your knowledge or action. If you disclose any information on an open forum that is hosted by the CSEC, others may collect that information to send you unsolicited information from outside the CSEC, or for other purposes. Except as otherwise described in this statement, the PII collected, stored and maintained by CSEC will not be shared outside of the CSEC, including with any members of the Coalition.
CSEC may disclose personal information 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 CSEC or the Site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of CSEC or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of CSEC employees or agents, users of CSEC products or services, or members of the public.
Non-PII includes, but is not limited to, information CSEC automatically collects on the use and/or actions on our Site (e.g., user traffic patterns, page views on the Site, click-through rates, and search terms that users enter into our search utility). In addition, when a visitor arrives at our site, we collect the IP address, operating system, and browser software used.An IP address is used to provide approximate location. This information assists us in better understanding how our visitors are using our Website and how we can personalize our contents and resources.
As a general matter, Non-PII helps us determine how the Site is being used, helps us identify popular areas of the Site, and helps determine the effectiveness of our promotional activities regarding the Site. In the course of collecting, non-PII may be shared with third parties.
CSEC respects user choice and controls. To the extent possible, the Site responds to Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals communicated by your browser. However, there is currently no DNT industry standard defined and therefore CSEC cannot guarantee that it responds to the DNT signal on your browser.
The Site may contain links to other Internet Web sites, including co-branded or other affiliated sites. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites, including such sites’ use of any information.
CSEC is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. Additionally, when we transmit sensitive personal information (such as a credit card number) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
You may be able to access certain information related to third parties at the Site, or via links or clickthroughs from the Site, regarding the goods or services of third parties. You understand and agree that your access to or use of those services is a matter entirely between you and the associated third parties, and the CSE shall have no liability whatsoever for any such access or use.
We want to help you protect your child’s privacy. We encourage you to talk to your children about safe and responsible use of their personal information while using the Internet. CSEC does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register for CSEC or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Site or CSEC. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will make commercially reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us via the “Contact Us” link on the Site. We recommend that minors 13 years of age or older ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet.
To opt out of receiving information, please contact us in one of the following ways:
1. Use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our e-mails.
2. Send an e-mail to info@CSECoalition.com
3. Send a written request to:
1250 I St. NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
CSEC will collect and retain data for the purposes stated on this website and described in this privacy statement, and will destroy the data when it’s no longer needed at the conclusion of the coalitions efforts, unless you tell us otherwise.