Personally Identifiable Information
While in most instances Users may be able to browse the Site without having to disclose any personal information, there may be some circumstances in which we collect personally identifiable information from Users. These circumstances include, but are not limited to, when Users respond to a survey, submit a request, email CCRI using any contact form, utilize the CCRI Image Abuse Helpline and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. The Site may ask for personally identifiable information such as your name, email address, phone number and zip code. The Site may also collect your computer’s IP address. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
CCRI Image Abuse Helpline
The CCRI Helpline Image Abuse Helpline (“Helpline ”) collects limited demographic and geo-locational information in order to provide services. Dialogue transcripts of chats and emails are purged regularly. Any information that is temporarily maintained is core to our evaluation of services provided to persons contacting the Helpline. Identifying information is in no way cross-verified or cross- referenced. We do not sell, trade or rent personal information that Users provide. All staff are required to sign a client confidentiality policy. Following any chat or email session, Users contacting the Helpline may be asked to fill out an optional exit survey in order to provide valuable feedback about our service. Providing information in an exit survey is completely optional. Surveys may ask for contact information (e.g., email address) and for demographic information (e.g., zip code, age, gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or income level).
Non-personally Identifiable Information
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How we use collected information
CCRI may collect and use Users’ personal information for the following purposes:
To send periodic emails: Email addresses provided through the Site’s forms will be used to send updates pertaining to our cause. They may also be used to respond to Users’ inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If a User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, research opportunities, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, they may do so by following the ‘Unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of an email from CCRI.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, transaction information and data stored on our Site. We do this by securing your information on a secure server that is only accessible to CCRI employees. It should be noted that while we employ multiple methods to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, CCRI cannot guarantee that there will be no unauthorized access to personal information, and makes no representations or warranties regarding the sufficiency of our security measures.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active unless you opt out in accordance with this policy. You may opt out by contacting us here and selecting “Delete me from your list.” When contacting us to change your status, please be sure to include any information that would help us identify you on our lists, such as complete contact information (email address, name, postal address, and telephone number). We have no influence on the retention, collection or processing of data through third-party platforms (Example: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram).
Sharing your personal information
We do not publish, share, sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to anyone outside of CCRI. We may disclose your personal information as we reasonably believe is required by law or judicial process, or to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or other government agencies in cases of crime or other illegal activity. Furthermore, if we believe you or others are in danger of self-harm, suicide, or child abuse or maltreatment we may be required to provide information that you have disclosed to us to the appropriate authorities. We may also share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. In addition, we may share aggregate information to educate the public about image-based sexual abuse or to inform research efforts. Furthermore, we may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or running surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us permission to do so.
Third party websites
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that links to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies
Children under 13
Protecting the privacy of the children is especially important, therefore we will never knowingly request Personally Identifiable Information from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under the age of 13 has entered personal information on our site without your consent, you may alert us here and we will take the appropriate steps to delete the information.