This page contains the Privacy Policy and Full Site Disclaimer for CPTSD Foundation. This page is linked on program registration forms and in the footer of every page on this and all CPTSD Foundation operated websites. 

Use of our site(s), and associated content included, by you, constitutes your acknowledgment and agreement to the content included on this Privacy Policy and Full Site Disclaimer, as well as our Terms of Service page, found here,

You should not use our Site if you do not agree with all information included on this page, and any linked pages referenced.

The Foundation for Post-Traumatic Healing and Complex Trauma Research, CPTSD Foundation,, CPTSD Learning Center, and any references to any programs operate as one in the same.

Privacy Policy


Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to and THE FOUNDATION FOR POST-TRAUMATIC HEALING AND COMPLEX TRAUMA RESEARCH, dba CPTSD Foundation and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to THE FOUNDATION FOR POST-TRAUMATIC HEALING AND COMPLEX TRAUMA RESEARCH include, CPTSD Foundation, and and any other websites operated by CPTSD FOUNDATION. The CPTSD Foundation website is a CPTSD Research and Trauma-Informed Support site. By using the CPTSD Foundation website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, CPTSD Foundation may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:


–          First and Last Name

–          E-mail Address

–          Phone Number


If you purchase CPTSD Foundation’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.

CPTSD Foundation may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your:

–          Gender

–          Household Income


Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through CPTSD Foundation’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Use of your Personal Information

CPTSD Foundation collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

CPTSD Foundation may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from CPTSD Foundation and its affiliates.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

CPTSD Foundation does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

CPTSD Foundation may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to CPTSD Foundation, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

CPTSD Foundation may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on CPTSD Foundation or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of CPTSD Foundation; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of CPTSD Foundation, or the public.

Tracking User Behavior

CPTSD Foundation may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within CPTSD Foundation, in order to determine what CPTSD Foundation services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within CPTSD Foundation to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by CPTSD Foundation. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the CPTSD Foundation website.

Use of Cookies

The CPTSD Foundation website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize CPTSD Foundation pages, or register with CPTSD Foundation site or services, a cookie helps CPTSD Foundation to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same CPTSD Foundation website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the CPTSD Foundation features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the CPTSD Foundation services or websites you visit.


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Security of your Personal Information

CPTSD Foundation secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. CPTSD Foundation uses the following methods for this purpose:

–          SSL Protocol

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

Children Under Thirteen

CPTSD Foundation does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, CPTSD Foundation may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from CPTSD Foundation or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from CPTSD Foundation, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any email we send..

External Data Storage Sites

We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.

Recording of Programs and Usage of Your Participation

Programs that have a live call component are recorded and uploaded into a secure members area. This area is accessible only to those who have a current membership to the program(s) they registered for. Calls are held on Zoom and recording notifications are announced automatically by Zoom at the start of each call recording. These calls, which are uploaded in their entirety to the secure members area only, will include any participation on your part from the zoom chat box or if you choose to willingly raise your hand and use your voice to share on the call, as well as your chosen name used in the participants list on the call. This name is the same as the one you registered on zoom with, or changed too when you log in to any recorded call.

Changes to this Statement

CPTSD Foundation reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy, Full Site Disclaimer, and/or Terms of Service from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information

CPTSD Foundation welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that CPTSD Foundation has not adhered to this Statement, please contact CPTSD Foundation at:


PO BOX 10001

Lahaina, Hawaii 96761

Email Address:

[email protected]


Effective as of August 20, 2019

Updated July 6, 2022 – Included references to Terms of Service page, removing of contact phone number (no longer in use), verifying email address for contact, and formatting changes to paragraphs to remove unused spacing and blank lines.

Full Site Disclaimer


The service(s) provided by The Foundation for Post-Traumatic and Complex Trauma Research, dba Daily Recovery Support, CPTSD Learning Center and range from no-cost/low-cost trauma-informed resources and peer support, to group coaching, to go-at-your-own-pace courses, to opportunities to participate in global research projects, to virtual and live workshops for clinicians and mental health consumers.

Our mission has always been to provide trauma survivors and practitioners with the very best trauma-informed resources in support of developing balanced relationships and healthy daily habits. Services will be in groups, facilitated by HIPAA compliant, interactive, audio with occasional visual means (i.e. Zoom videoconferencing). As trauma-informed practitioners and advocates, we will work with you to identify factors which interfere with your daily life and support you in developing skills for healthy trauma recovery.

Trauma-informed resources, peer support, group coaching, go-at-your-own-pace courses, virtual and live workshops for clinicians and mental health consumers are not a medical or mental health service. CPTSD Foundation does not provide psychotherapy or mental health counseling. No diagnosis or treatment of, or advice regarding any medical or mental health condition or illness will be offered. CPTSD Foundation is not an alternative to medical or other healthcare diagnosis or treatment. You are advised to seek diagnosis, treatment and advice regarding medical or mental health conditions or illnesses from a physician, psychiatrist, psychologist, and other licensed healthcare and mental health professionals.

CPTSD Foundation staff and volunteers may hold graduate degrees, be licensed or certified in healthcare professions. However, the services offered by CPTSD Foundation are not medical, psychiatric, psychological, psychotherapy or any type of healthcare or mental healthcare service.

CPTSD Foundation reserves the right to refuse services to clients at any time, including but not limited to discontinuing any and all services to any client(s) who in the sole opinion of CPTSD Foundation is/are not benefitting from its services.

By participating in any program or resource offered by CPTSD Foundation, the client (customer, member) agrees to release CPTSD Foundation from any and all liability claims of any type, for any reason. 

HIPAA COMPLIANCE: CPTSD Foundation will maintain the confidentiality of the identity of clients and information given to their organization by clients and will release such information only when authorized by said client or when legally required to do so by a court of law.



Full Disclaimer Updated on 6/17/22 – Added liability verbiage to Full Site Disclaimer. This information has been previously available on registration forms for each program, but is now also being included here.  


Full Disclaimer Updated on 5/14/2020 – Removing references to Daily Recovery Support Calls, since that information specifically applies to those members who are part of the Daily Recovery Support Calls. The removed information is included in the full disclaimer for the Daily Recovery Support Calls membership signup process.

Full Disclaimer Updated 5/25/22 – Adding verbaige to reference that CPTSD Foundation, The Foundation for Post-Traumatic Healing and Complex Trauma Research,, and CPTSD learning center operate as one in the same.