Privacy Policy


Thank you for visiting the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence ("CCADV") website (“Site”). This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) is designed to assist you in understanding how CCADV collects, uses and safeguards the personal information that you provide to us when using this Site. By entering the CCADV website, you consent to our use of your information as described in this Policy.


Information collected:

When you visit this Site, you may provide CCADV with two types of information: (1) anonymous user information that is automatically collected as you and others browse this Site and (2) personal information that you knowingly choose to disclose to CCADV that is collected on an individual basis.


Automatically collected and stored information:

A unique number called an Internet Protocol (“IP”) address is assigned to your computer every time you connect to the internet. CCADV’s web server automatically collects and temporarily stores the IP addresses of all users of this Site. CCADV uses IP address information to log site traffic in order to identify ways of making this Site more useful to visitors. This information is collected on an aggregate basis and the data collected does not include any personally-identifying information about you as an individual. (See section on Cookies below for more information).


Personally provided information:

CCADV will only collect personal information from you through this Site if you voluntarily provide us with such information. Included below is a description of the different purposes for which you may choose to submit personal information to CCADV and how this information will be used and/or protected by CCADV. Information voluntarily given to CCADV will be used solely for the purposes expressed herein.


  • Membership: Membership information, including member profiles, is included under the Member Log In section of this Site which can only be accessed by members who have been issued a confidential user name and password by CCADV. All members who have been issued a user name and password will have access to information in the Member Log In section of the Site. In addition, CCADV may share your name, agency name and contact information with other CCADV members. 


  • Mailing lists: You may use this Site to sign up to join CCADV’s mailing list. This requires that you provide your name, email address, and/or other contact information to CCADV. Your information will be stored in a database that is not located on this Site and is used by CCADV to send newsletters and other information to interested parties. You may contact CCADV at any time if you wish to be removed from our mailing list.


  • Trainings, events and technical assistance: You may use this Site to request training and technical assistance from CCADV. In order to make such a request, you must submit an online request form to CCADV which asks for your contact information and details about your need for training and/or technical assistance. You may also use this Site to register for trainings and other events hosted by CCADV. In order to register, you must submit an online registration form which asks for your name and contact information. Payments required for any training or event are handled through a third-party payment or event management website and payment information is not stored on this Site.


  • Donations: You may use this Site to donate to CCADV. The payment processing information for your donation is handled through a third-party payment website and payment information is not stored on this Site. These third-party payment sites are solely responsible for the privacy and security of information you provide to complete an online payment transaction. For more information about their privacy and information security policies, please see their privacy and security page(s). When you donate, you will be asked to submit your name, address and/or other contact information to CCADV. By donating, you will be automatically added to CCADV’s mailing list and may receive additional mailings from us. You can contact CCADV at any time if you wish to be removed from our mailing list.


Disclosure of information to third parties:

Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence will not sell, transfer or exchange your personal information to/with any third party unless (1) CCADV is required by law to disclose the information, or (2) disclosure is necessary to enforce CCADV's rights against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to CCADV’s information technology assets or against other inappropriate uses of this Site.



Cookies are simple text files stored on a user’s web browser to provide a means of distinguishing the user from other users of a website. CCADV collects some data through the use of cookies in order to facilitate your use of this Site. Cookies are used to track your activity when you log into the Member Log In portions of this Site. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the setting of your browser. You can also reset your browser to refuse all cookies or allow your browser to show you when a cookie is being sent.


Links to third party websites:

This Privacy Policy only applies to your use of this Site. If you use a link to go from this Site to another website, this Policy is no longer in effect. CCADV is not responsible for the content of third party websites or their privacy practices. Please examine the privacy policy of any other website that you access by using this Site.



Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence may occasionally update this Privacy Policy. Changes to this policy will be posted on this Site and will become effective immediately upon posting, so please be sure to review this Policy periodically. Any personal information that you submit to CCADV after a change has been posted will be subject to the new privacy provisions.


Contact us:

If you have questions about this Policy or are concerned about our use of your personal information, please contact us at