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The CCSN reserves the right to make changes to its web policy at any time. Any new policy, when posted, will apply to everyone using the CCSN and will replace any prior policies. You may wish to check periodically for changes to our web policy.
Membership to the CCSN is currently free of charge. We reserve the right, at any time, to assess fees or charges for using the CCSN. To become a member of the CCSN, you must register for the CCSN by completing the membership form. When and if you register to become a member, you agree to provide accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by our membership form, and to maintain and update your information to keep it accurate and current. You agree that the CCSN may rely on your membership data as accurate and current. You acknowledge that if your membership data is untrue or falsified in any respect, we may terminate your membership. Although we aim to verify the accuracy of the information provided by CCSN members, we do not verify information in membership profiles, and we have no control over, do not guarantee, and are not responsible for the quality, truth, accuracy, legality or safety of CCSN members.
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You agree not use the CCSN in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website. You must not use the CCSN in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity. You must not use the CCSN for any purposes related to marketing of your own except for areas specifically and expressly made available for the marketing of your own goods and services. You must not use the CCSN to copy, publish or send mass mailings or spam.
You agree not to use the CCSN to copy, publish or send material which is illegal or unlawful, or material which could give rise to legal action under applicable law. All material you copy, publish or send via our website must not be defamatory, obscene, indecent, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; such material must not infringe any person’s intellectual property rights or rights of confidence, impinge upon any person’s privacy, or constitute incitement to commit a crime; further, material must not be misleading, deceptive, sexually explicit, threatening, abusive, harassing or menacing.
We reserve the right to edit or remove any material posted on the CCSN without notice.
We may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the posting of unsuitable material, including suspending or cancelling your membership, restricting your access to the CCSN, or commencing legal proceedings against you.
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- We will collect and use personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
- We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
- We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
- Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
- We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
- We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.
The CCSN will not distribute or sell your personal information to any third party. We use your personal information to respond to your message(s) or request(s). We also add names and contact information provided on our web pages to our databases so that we can send you information about CCSN products, services, and donor opportunities that might interest you. The information about you in our database is password protected and available only to approved CCSN personnel.
Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the website is done at your own discretion and risk. You will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from downloading such material.
The CCSN uses “cookie” technology to send and store data that keeps track of where you are on the website. Many web browsers automatically accept cookies by default, but contain an option to turn off the cookie acceptance if you prefer.
The CCSN does not use tracking or measurement tools that would allow your individual browsing activity to be tracked across third-party websites or that would give information about you as an individual to third-parties based on your browsing activity.
We do ask for personal information on our online donation pages so that we can properly process the transaction. This helps us prevent fraudulent donations. If you give a gift to the CCSN, your name and address will be placed on our mailing list for occasional mail updates unless you ask us not to send you communications. If you are making a donation in honor of or in memory of someone, we will not use their personal information for any purpose other than sending the acknowledgement card.
The CCSN will not use a donor’s name without written permission. The exception is the CCSN’s annual report. However, you can request anonymous status for your records to ensure that your information will be withheld from this publication. Contact us at [email protected] and ask to have your name be anonymous.
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