‘Personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in US privacy law and information
security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a
understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in
accordance with our website.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email
address or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register on our site, sign up for our newsletter, or
use certain other site features to send periodic emails regarding our movement and related efforts.
How do we protect visitor information?
- We use regular vulnerability scanning.
- We use regular Malware Scanning.
- We do not use an SSL certificate - We only provide articles and information, we never ask for private information like
credit card numbers.
when using our website. For instance, we may display specific information
to a user that has never visited our site before. Once the new user
closes the information, we may use a cookie to help ensure they don’t
see that message the next time they visit our site. We also
experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third party
services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is
being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this
through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser
is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn
the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled It won’t
affect the users experience that make your site experience more
efficient and some of our services will not function properly.
Links to Other Web Sites
Catharsis on the Mall may provide links to independently owned and operated sites whose
content we have determined to be of possible interest to our visitors.
Please note that we do not monitor the content on such sites on an ongoing
basis and such content may be constantly changing. We do not control these
links or sites nor are we responsible for the accuracy, timeliness,
security, or continued availability or existence of the information
provided on these sites. Other organizations linked from our website may
collect information about you when you visit their websites. We cannot
control this collection of information. You should contact these
organizations directly if you have any questions about how they use the
information they collect.
Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we
provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in
operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this
information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with
the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing,
advertising, or other uses.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our
website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility
or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of
our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Third party forms
We will at times collect user information for the purposes relating to the
operation and organization of the event, as well as gauging interest of volunteers and collecting feedback through
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to
provide a positive experience for users. You can view Google Ads policies here.
We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site but we may do so in the future.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services
United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting personally identifiable information from
collected and those individuals with whom it is being shared, and to comply with this policy. Read morea about CalOPPA here.
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously.
on the first significant page after entering our website.
- Users are able to change their personal information y emailing us
How does our site handle do not track signals?
We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not
Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
We do not allow third party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy
Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection
agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect
children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under 13.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts
they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe.
Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with
the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive
action, should a data breach occur:
- We will notify the users via email Within 7 business days.
We also agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right
to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This
principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals
have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial
messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties
We collect your email address in order to Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:
- NOT use false, or misleading subjects or email addresses.
- Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
- Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
- Monitor third party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
- Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
- Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, pleae follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
Catharsis on the Mall
4210 13th St NE
Washington, DC 20017