National Resource Network's Privacy Policy

The National Resource Network ("Network") is a consortium on nonprofit and for profit organizations that provide expertise on challenges that cities are addressing. Our organizations offer a variety of services related to technical assistance, capacity building, peer network opportunities, and subject matter expertise available on our website.  Throughout this policy, the Network and its affiliates and supporting organizations may be referred to as “we”, “us”, and “our”.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. To enhance your experience on our website (the “Site”) and to gather some information about the kind of customers using our website, we occasionally ask for information about you. Below, you will find descriptions of the instances when the website requires and/or requests information from you, and how this will benefit you.

Registration: Registration is not necessary on this Site unless you choose to opt in to a custom email notification service or as a participant in our Ask an Expert resource. If you register, you will be asked your name, organization name (if applicable), address, phone number, email address, type of organization and other questions. We use this information strictly internally.

Email Alerts and Notifications: You will occasionally have the opportunity to receive email alerts and notifications about new content on the website and other important news and information. If you opt in to this service, we will need to know your email address as well as some pertinent information about you related to the type of information you would like to receive. As with all information we collect from you, we will never sell this information to anyone without your prior consent.

Recommended Content: There are opportunities on the website for you to receive recommendations of content. All we need to know for this service is information about the topics for which you would like to receive recommendations.

Online Discussion Forums: If you use any of the discussion forums on the website, we request a name and email address. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in the discussion forums becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. If you would like to personalize the discussion forum, you will be able to register on the Site. See Registration section above.

Disclosure: We will not sell any information collected on our website. We do reserve the right to release information you have submitted when law requires such release.

Usage Data: We use a tool to collect analytic information about the use of our Site. This helps us understand how visitors engage with our website and allows us to create a variety of reports about how visitors interact with our website so we can improve it. All analytics information is collected anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors.

Our analytics tool may use first-party cookies to track visitor interactions. Cookies are small files stored on the hard drive of your computer. This file only identifies your computer to our Site enabling our Site to recognize you when you return to the Site so that it can remember your preferences and personal settings. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains.

Links to Other Sites: This Site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Security: This Site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

Choice/Opt-In or Out: Our Site provides you the opportunity to opt in or opt out of receiving communications from us.

Our Use of Information: By providing information about yourself or your organization on our Site, you are giving consent to us to use this information internally. We reserve the right to change our policy. If our policy should change regarding the use of this information, it will be posted in this privacy statement.

Changes to Your Information: If at any time you need to makes changes to the information you have supplied in your registration, you can do so on the Site’s registration screen.

April 2014