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This statement discloses the privacy policy of Community Tech Network (“CTN”). CTN reserves the right to collect Personal Information from visitors to the communitytechnetwork.org website. “Personal Information” is any information that allows one person to be identified or contacted by another, including — but not limited to — information about or relating to that person’s name, mailing address, telephone number, and email address.

A “CTN Account Holder” is anyone who has created or currently has a CTN Profile.

Visitor Consent
By visiting our website, you give CTN permission to process your Personal Information according to this Privacy Policy. Personal Information may be processed in the country where it was collected, as well as in countries where privacy laws may be less stringent, including the United States of America.

General Security

CTN takes reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, and unauthorized alteration of Personal Information under its control. Any Personal Information submitted to the website is protected during transmission by a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) 128-bit encrypted certificate from VeriSign. In addition, CTN servers are protected by a firewall. However, technical mistakes are possible, and CTN cannot fully eliminate every security risk associated with gathering Personal Information on its website. (Please see Terms of Use for more information.)

Information We Collect
When you access any part of our website, our web server software automatically logs information provided by your network connection and web browser software, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your network connection and the type of web browser and operating system that you are using. Our web server may also log the URL of the file that you are requesting, the current date and time, and the URL of the last web page requested by your web browser.

CTN analyzes this aggregated information to learn more about how visitors use our website, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track visitor movement, and to gather general demographic information for reporting and sponsorship purposes. We do not attempt to match the Personal Information of individual visitors to information logged by our server.

Cookies
CTN uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to help it analyze how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Links to Outside Web Sites
CTN contains links to outside websites. CTN is not accountable or responsible for the privacy practices of third parties’ websites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave the CTN website, and to read the privacy policies of each and every web site that collects Personal Information.

Questions and Comments
At CTN, we understand the importance of exercising caution when sharing Personal Information about yourself or information about your organization via the Internet. Please be assured that we are committed to maintaining your privacy and protecting the information that you submit on our website.

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy or CTN’s website practices, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Privacy Policy Updates
This Privacy Policy is subject to occasional revision, and any substantial changes in the way Personal Information is used will be posted on the CTN website. Any visitor who objects to any such changes must cease using the website. Continued use of the website following notice of any such changes shall indicate acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.

This statement was last updated in June 2010.