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Website Privacy Policy

Welcome to The Connection’s (“The Company”) website located at www.theconnectioninc.org (the “Website”). The Connection provides this Website to you subject to this Privacy Policy. The Connection reserves the right to modify these Terms from time to time at its discretion. We encourage you to review these Terms frequently for modifications. By your use of this Website, you agree to these Terms, which are binding on you.

This Privacy Policy describes the Connection’s agreement with you regarding how we will handle certain information on the Website. This Privacy Policy does not address information obtained from other sources such as submissions by mail, phone or other devices or from personal contact. By accessing the Website and/or providing information to us on the Website, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of certain information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Information Collected on Our Website

If you merely download material or browse through the Website, our servers may automatically collect certain information from you which may include: (a) the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; (b) the browser software you use and your operating system; and (c) the Internet address of the website from which you linked to the Website. The information we automatically collect may be used to improve the Website to make it as useful as possible for our visitors; however, such information will not be tied to the personal information you choose to provide to us.

We do collect and keep personal information when you choose to voluntarily submit such information. For example, if you choose to fill out a form on the Website we retain the information submitted by you. You should not submit any information that you do not want to be retained. After we have taken the appropriate action in response to your submittal, we may retain the information you submit for our records and to contact you from time to time. Please note that if we decide to change the manner in which we use or retain personal information, we may update this Privacy Policy, at our sole discretion.

NOTICE TO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 AND THEIR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS: IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 13 AND WOULD LIKE TO CONTACT US PLEASE DO SO ONLY THROUGH YOUR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS. THIS WEBSITE IS ONLY INTENDED FOR ADULTS. THE CONNECTION DOES NOT KNOWINGLY COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 13, DO NOT SEND US ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS, NAME AND/OR CONTACT INFORMATION.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

We restrict access to non-public personal information submitted by you on the Website to those employees and third parties who need to know the information in order for us to provide certain services to you. The Connection does not sell or rent this personal information you choose to provide to us to any third party. Also, we will not disclose this personal information you provide to us to any third party without your consent, except (a) as required by law; (b) to independent contractor(s) who host, maintain or service the Website, and (c) to service providers where the disclosure will enable that party to perform business, professional or technical support or services for us.

Receiving Promotional Materials

We may send you information or materials such as newsletters by e-mail or postal mail when you submit addresses via the Website. By your using the Website, you are consenting to our sending you such information or materials. If you do not want to receive promotional information or material, please send an email with your name, mailing address and email address to bconnor@theconnectioninc.org. When we receive your request, we may take reasonable steps to remove your name from such lists.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that a website can place on your computer’s hard drive for record-keeping or other administrative purposes. Our Website may use cookies to help to personalize your experience on the Website. Although most web browsers accept cookies automatically, usually you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you decide to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully use the features of the Website. Cookies may also be used at certain sites accessible through links on the Website.

Links to Other Websites

The Connection is not responsible for the practices or policies of the websites linked to or from the Website, including without limitation their privacy practices or policies. If you elect to use a link that accesses another party’s website, you will be subject to that website’s practices and policies.

General Information

The Connection may make changes to this Privacy Policy and the Terms, the information, content and/or policies contained on this Website or the offerings and/or services described on this Website at any time from time to time at its discretion without notice. The Connection makes no commitment and undertakes no obligation for it or its users to update the information contained herein. If any of these provisions shall be deemed invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of this Policy.

THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED BY THE CONNECTION ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION, MATERIAL, CONTENT, TEXT, GRAPHICS, EMAIL RESPONSES, LINKS AND OTHER ITEMS CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE OR ON ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY WEBSITE. THE COMPANY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, OR ITS CONTENT OR ANY THIRD PARTY MATERIAL OR WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO THIS WEBSITE IS NOT ENCRYPTED AND ANY INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE YOU DO AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR CONSULTING WITH YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND/OR OTHER PROVIDERS.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

By visiting this Website, you agree that these Terms for all purposes shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut, without regard to principles of conflict of law, and that any action based on or alleging a breach of these provisions must be brought in a state or federal court located in the State of Connecticut. In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts.

How to Contact Us

If you have questions about these Terms or if you wish that we modify or delete your personal information that we have collected, you can contact us at bconnor@theconnectioninc.org or by phone at 860 343-5500 and ask for our website coordinator.

Contact Us

Main Office
100 Roscommon Dr, Ste. 203
Middletown CT 06457
(860) 343-5500

Fraud Alert Line: To report a concern or fraudulent activity, please call 1-855-868-5656. All calls will be handled anonymously and in a timely manner.

For easy access to our services call our Toll-free Helpline at (855)Help955 — (855)435-7955 anytime during business hours. A trained staff member will assist you with your questions and will guide you to the appropriate Connection service.

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