Last Modified November 7, 2022
This Privacy Notice is meant to help you understand what information the Northern California CBT Network (“NCCBT Network”) collects and how we use this information. If you have questions about our Privacy Notice, you may contact us here.
By accessing our website at nccbt.net or where this policy is posted, you consent to this Privacy Notice.
What Information Do We Collect?
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
We collect personal information, or “personal data,” in order to operate our professional association and facilitate our services. “Personal data” is the information that identifies you as an individual, such as your name and contact information. The type of personal data we collect depends on your interactions with us and how you use our website. Some information is provided by third parties, such as when you RSVP to events, and some information is provided to us by you.
You provide us with personal data when you:
You may choose not to provide certain personal data; however, you may be unable to use a certain service or be unable to access certain functionalities of our website. For example, we need your contact information in order to respond to you when you communicate with us, or to provide you certain services.
Some Personal Data Is Received From Third Parties.
We also collect some personal data from third parties, through technology such as cookies, and when you use third party services, such as when you RSVP to an event.
Some Data Is Collected By Our Website.
Our website collects aggregated data about site visitors which alone cannot be used to identify you. We use this information to learn about how our website is used and to improve our services.
TYPE OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
The type of personal data we collect depends on the NCCBT Network events and services that you use which may include:
Contact Information. We may collect your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, username, or other similar contact information.
Billing Information. We collect data necessary to process your payment if you make purchases, such as your credit card or bank information.
Account Information. We collect information related to your account such as your username or password. We also keep a record of NCCBT Network events you have attended.
Professional Information. If you choose to provide it, we collect professional information to provide Continuing Education credit or to include it in the Clinical Directory. This may include information such as your job title; your professional license, certification, or registration numbers; the name, postal address, telephone number of your employer; the insurance panel on which you are a preferred medical provider; and other similar professional information.
Demographic Information. We may collect demographic information such as your geographic location. We also offer members the ability to list their level of education and how they may identify (ethnicity, gender, etc.) on the private, members-only, searchable Clinical Directory, but this is optional.
INFORMATION COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY
We collect and use aggregated information about site visitors that does not personally identify you. When you visit our website, we may automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address, your operating system and browser type, the web pages you visit on our website, the address of any referring website, the date and time of your visit, and your geographic location. This information is used to operate, maintain, and manage our website. For example, we may calculate the average number of site visitors who visit a particular webpage on our website.
HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT?
We use the personal data we collect to communicate with you and to facilitate activities and services such as events, the Clinical Directory or the NCCBT Network Google Group. We also use the data we collect to operate our association and its activities, improve our services and send you event announcements that we think may interest you.
TO PROVIDE AND IMPROVE OUR SERVICES
We use personal data to provide our services, including facilitating communication between you, NCCBT Network and other NCCBT Network Members. We may also use personal data to understand how site visitors use our website in order to improve our website or offer more relevant events.
TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOU
We use your personal data to respond to you when you contact us. We may also use your personal data to communicate with you about events and member benefits, to inform you of any updates or changes to your membership, to process/refund payments, and to send you optional surveys to obtain your feedback about your member experience and offerings. To update your preferences or to opt-out of receiving certain communications, please see How to Access and Control Your Personal Data below.