The Academy may provide links to other websites or other resources for the benefit of the user. The Academy is not implying any endorsement, association, sponsorship, or affiliation with any linked or referenced third party site or any merchandise, products, or services offered through such linked sites. The user acknowledges and agrees that the Academy will not be responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and is not responsible or liable for any content, security, services, products, or other materials on or available from those sites or resources.
Links to websites operated by others may be provided to you. If you use these links, you will leave the Academy site. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk. You are solely responsible for taking the protective measures that may be necessary to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. In addition, you are solely responsible for the consequences to you dictated by the privacy policies and practices (or lack thereof) of a linked site.
Linking to the Academy site is permitted as long as you clearly state that the link will take the user to a site owned by Academy; you do not charge a fee for the pages containing the link; and you do not link in a way that causes the web sites to open within a frame or in a manner which makes the content from the link appear as if it were part of your site.
The Academy site and its content are the property of NCTSN and its licensors, and are protected from unauthorized copying and dissemination by United States copyright law, trademark law, international conventions and other intellectual property laws. No part of this Academy site may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, by any means, electronic or mechanical, except sections that are authorized (such as downloadable and attachments) and such content is used solely for noncommercial educational purposes. Such content may not be modified. Copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices may not be removed from any content, attachments or material.
The entire contents of the Academy site are copyrighted as a collective work under the laws of United States and other copyright laws. The collective work includes works that are the property of the Academy that are also protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download portions of the material from the course content for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any redistribution, retransmission, or publication of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the Academy. You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the Academy.
In order to create the most personalized user experience, you may choose to participate on the interactive pages of this website, including but not limited to the following activities: leaving messages for other users, posting replies to forum topics, and commenting on and/or uploading content to the website. While we aim to provide an open, interactive space for all users to engage and connect with each other, we ask that you share your opinions and feedback in a respectful manner. As a user of the Academy site, you take personal responsibility for your comments, your username, and any information or content you submit. In that spirit, we ask you to adhere to the guidelines below to ensure that the website remains an interactive forum for all Academy users.
We do not allow graphic, obscene, explicit, racist, or sexist comments under any circumstances. We do not allow comments that are abusive, hateful or slanderous to any person, organization, or nation. We do not allow comments that suggest, endorse, or encourage illegal activity. We do not allow any sort of solicitation or advertisement, including endorsement of any commercial, financial, or non-governmental organization.
Violation of these guidelines may result in immediate removal of user-submitted content found to be in breach of these terms. The Academy reserves the right to delete the account of any user found to be in breach. You acknowledge that violation of the above guidelines may bar you from any future access to the Academy site.
Additionally, the appearance of external links, as posted by users of the Academy site, does not constitute endorsement of such by the Academy. You acknowledge that use of the Academy site is at your own risk. As a reminder, accessing and/or maintaining a user account on the Academy site is conditioned upon your acceptance of this policy.
Accordingly, you agree to release the NCTSN and/or the Academy site from any and all liability, for any harm to you, whether foreseeable or otherwise, directly or proximately resulting from your submitted content and/or other user-submitted content on the website.
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Your privacy is important to us. Listed below are the guidelines we follow to ensure the privacy of all visitors to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) Academy on Child Traumatic Stress (Academy) website (www.nctsnacademy.org).
If you have any questions or concerns about this policy, please email the Academy Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Because of its interactive nature, access to most of the content on the site requires registration - including provision of personal information, specifically your full name and email address. This information is displayed on your Academy profile, which is visible to other registered users.
All profile information provided to NCTSN is securely stored. It is not sold or rented to outside parties. Profile information provided to NCTSN may be used to contact web users about the material accessed as well as about related programs, products, and services.
You are responsible for any content, including images and comments, that you upload to the site. Academy staff will remove any Inappropriate, Illegal or Improper content without notice.
You should immediately notify Academy staff via email to email@example.com unauthorized use of your user name, password or account or any other breach of security, and ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. The Academy cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your (or any authorized users') failure to comply with the provisions of this Section.
At any time, the Academy may choose to change, suspend, or discontinue any feature or aspect of the publicly available portion of the site, including the availability of any site feature or content.
Cookies are required to navigate on the Academy website and must therefore be accepted by our users. Users can configure their browser to disable cookies or warn about them before accepting a cookie on the website. However, if users disable cookies, they may not be able to use all the website features.
Cookies are valid for thirteen (13) months. The Academy website will request a renewal of consent after this period.
The Academy website includes links to other websites that we think may be useful for our users. When you enter other websites, they will be operating under their own privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully review the privacy policies of the websites you visit.
The Academy uses Google Analytics at an aggregate level to evaluate how the site is being used, which information is of most interest to visitors, and how we can enhance site functionality.
Google Analytics does not collect a user’s name, email address, or specific IP address, but it may collect general information, such as browser used, type of device used, date and time visited, and pages visited.
More information about security and privacy in Google’s Universal Analytics can be found here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2838718.
We may use your information only to facilitate the essential operations of our organization. We are committed to ensuring the confidentiality of your information, and any use of your data for other purposes will be done in a manner that safeguards your privacy.
We do not disclose your personal information without your consent, except as authorized by law or as necessary to carry out the functions of our organization. We may share your information with our service providers or with other government agencies as required by law.
We take reasonable measures to protect the security of your personal information. We maintain physical, technical, and administrative safeguards to prevent unauthorized access, use, or disclosure of your information.
You have the right to access and correct your personal information that we have on file. To request access or correction, please contact us using the information provided below.
If you have a complaint about our handling of your personal information, please contact us using the information provided below. We will investigate your complaint and provide you with a response.
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