Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Secure Community Network (SCN) places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate SCN’s firm commitment to the privacy of our website users. This policy explains what types of information is collected by SCN’s website, www.securecommunitynetwork.org, and how this information is used.

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected

In order to make your use of our website as worthwhile as possible, we may ask you for Personal Information and we may collect certain information from your computer each time you visit us.  “Personal Information” may include, for example, name; home and/or business address; e-mail address; telephone or mobile number; and/or other information that may identify you or another person as an individual or allow online or offline contact with an individual.  This privacy statement explains, in general, what Personal Information and other information is collected on our website, how the information is used, and with whom we may share such information. 

Personal information (such as name, email address, zip code, etc.) that you provide on our website or via mail is handled with attention to security and privacy. This information is used solely for our own business purposes, such as to contact you at a later date, and is not shared or sold to outside organizations or companies. We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy policy.

How Your Information May Be Used

We will use the Personal Information to provide you with better service, to send notifications or alerts to you, and; to respond to your requests, among other items. We may also use your Personal Information to maintain our internal record keeping. We may match information collected from you through different means or at different times, including both Personal Information and website usage information, and use such information along with information obtained from other sources, including third parties.  

In addition, we may send you notices (for example, in the form of e-mails, mailings, and the like), and otherwise correspond with you, about products, services, and events, sponsored by us and others, that we think might interest you.  You may opt out of receiving such notices from us at any time.  

We may analyze user behavior as a measure of interest in, and use of, our website and e-mails, both on an individual basis and in the aggregate.  

Safeguarding and Securing the Data

SCN is committed to securing your data and keeping it confidential. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.

Data Retention

If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire to be contacted by SCN, you may ask to have your personal information corrected, updated, amended or deleted/removed by following the unsubscribe instructions on our products, by emailing us at dutydesk@securecommunitynetwork.org or by contacting us by telephone at the contact information listed below. We will respond to your request within 30 days.

We will retain your information for as long as your account is actively receiving materials sent to it or as needed to provide you with information or services. We will retain and use your information for seven years to comply with our accounting and legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

IP Address and Clickstream Data

As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data.

We may combine this automatically collected log information with other information we collect about you. We do this to improve services we offer you, to improve marketing, analytics, or site functionality.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by SCN and may be used by our partners, to include digital marketing providers, affiliates, or analytics or service providers. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing these types of tracking technologies.

Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some features or areas of our site may be limited.

Links to Third Party Sites

When you are on our website you may have the opportunity to visit, or link to, other websites. These sites may have privacy policies that differ from those of SCN. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policy of any website you visit.

Social Media Features

Our website includes Social Media Features, such as the option to “Like” or “Retweet” via Twitter and Widgets, such as the Share this button or other features that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Service Providers and Other Personal Information Sharing Disclosure

We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities, such as website or database hosting companies, e-mail service providers, analytics companies, and other similar service providers that use such information on our behalf. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.

We may also disclose personal information and web site usage information:

  • As required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;
  • When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;
  • In the event that SCN, or substantially all of its assets, are acquired by one or more third parties as a result of an acquisition, merger, sale, reorganization, consolidation or liquidation, Personal Information may be one of the transferred assets;
  • As aggregate statistics regarding user behavior as a measure of interest in, and use of, our website and e-mails to third parties in the form of aggregate data, such as overall patterns or demographic reports that do not describe or identify any individual user, and;
  • To any other third party with your prior consent to do so.

Acknowledgment

By visiting this website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy as they may be amended from time to time.  

Exceptions

This Privacy Policy does not apply to information that you may provide to us, or that we may obtain, other than through our website, such as by phone, through postal mail and through other live and print media.

Changes to this Policy

SCN reserves the right to change this policy at any given time. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Questions

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact us at:

      844.SCN.DESK (844.726.3375)

      DutyDesk@SecureCommunityNetwork.org