Your privacy is important to us. This website, www.mysocialworknetwork.com ("Site"), is operated on behalf of My Social Work Network ("My Social Work Network," "we," "us," and "our"). It is our policy to protect your Personal Information (as defined below) and to use it in accordance with this Privacy Statement. This Privacy Statement only covers privacy practices involving information we collect online. Please note that your use of the Site and services is subject to our Terms of Service which you may access from our homepage or other Site pages by clicking on Terms of Service.
1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU
Like many other websites, we automatically collect information about your internet connection, such as:
� The IP address of the server you used to access the internet;
� The name of the website from which you linked directly to our Site;
� The date and time you access our Site; and
� The pages you visit.
This information ("Non-Personal Information") does NOT identify you personally. We use this Non-Personal Information to monitor the effectiveness of the Site, identify areas of interest, and consider potential improvements to the Site.
If you choose to use certain features and functions of the Site, we ask you to provide certain personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") without which these features cannot work. By providing such information, you consent to our collection and use of it, as described in this Privacy Statement. We do not collect any Personal Information about you when you visit the Site unless you give us that information.
The Personal Information you provide includes information provided during any registration process, including contact information, such as your name, organization name, address, and email address, and information about your interests and preferences. We also collect any Personal Information you voluntarily submit when you participate in discussion groups, forums, or other activities on My Social Work Network. Please note that your Personal Information may be available to the general public if you submit your information to be included in one of our databases or if you post information on the Site.
2. USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use Personal Information obtained from you to provide services that you request; respond to your questions or inquiries; identify areas of user interest; consider potential improvements to our Site; and provide a forum to those interested in the social work field.
Specific ways we use information include:
� If you request, we match your preferences contained within your Personal Information with organizations and listings that we believe may fit your needs. We use your Personal Information to email you about these prospects.
� You can contact us directly with questions or comments regarding the services or to request additional information by following the links on the "Contact Us" section of our Site. These links require you to give certain Personal Information so that we may respond to your inquiry.
� For distribution purposes, you also provide Personal Information if you request materials from us. We may also use your Personal Information to determine the level of interest in our offerings.
� We may use your Personal Information to get in touch with you regarding the status of your online requests for services or any additional information you requested. We may also use your Personal Information to determine whether you qualify for any services for which you request online.
� We may use your Personal Information to contact you regarding additional services and features or requesting your feedback about your experience with the Site.
� We provide you with discussion groups for your use. In the event you voluntarily disclose Personal Information using this service, that information, along with any content in your communication or post, can be collected, correlated, and used by third parties. This may result in unsolicited messages from or improper and unauthorized use of your Personal Information by third parties. Such activities are beyond our control.
� If you use our Invite feature, we do not keep records of your login information.
We provide links on the Site to other sites of interest. We do not endorse the content of these sites or guarantee that they will abide by this Privacy Statement. Your use of such linked sites is subject to the terms and conditions and privacy policies of the providers of those sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of each site that collects Personal Information.
4 SHARING YOUR INFORMATION
We do not sell or trade or provide Personal Information to marketing companies or information brokers or any other organization or individual. We will only disclose your Personal Information in the following circumstances without first obtaining your consent:
� Like any other site, we may be asked to provide Personal Information in certain types of legal or law enforcement proceedings.
� We may use third party suppliers and service providers to facilitate our services, and they may have access to Personal Information. For example, we may outsource one or more aspects of our Site to a supplier or service provider who performs services according to our requirements. Please remember that, although we endeavor to select only reputable companies who share our commitment to customer privacy, we are in no way responsible for the actions or policies of these other organizations.
6 CHILDREN AND PARENTS
People under the age of 18 may not register with My Social Work Network and we advise those under 18 to notify a parent or guardian about any use of this site. Any information you submit will be treated in accordance with the policies in this Privacy Statement.
7 PROVIDING AND RECEIVING INFORMATION
You can always choose not to provide information or to opt out of receiving communications from us at any time. We give users the following options:
Mail: PO Box 485, Ledyard, CT 06339
8 CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT
We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time. If we do make a change, we will post the revised Privacy Statement on this Site. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement periodically. Questions, comments, or complaints about our privacy policies should be submitted to us by one of the methods listed above.
Last modified on December 14, 2009