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, cptsdfoundation.org, CPTSD Learning Center, and any references to any programs operate as one in the same.
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, Email Address, Phone Number (if applicable and if provided).
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 (if applicable and if provided).
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.
This privacy statement may change at any time; any changes will be posted on this page.
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.
A unique number called an IP address identifies every computer on the Internet. Each time you connect to the Internet your machine is assigned an IP address. An IP address is a number that identifies each sender or receiver of information that is sent in packets across the Internet. The CPTSD Foundation uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer the CPTSD Foundation website.
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.
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
https://cptsdfoundation.org/ and any other websites created and or managed by CPTSD Foundation contains links to other external websites that do not fall under the https://cptsdfoundation.org domain. CPTSD Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such external websites. If you choose to follow such links to external websites, you do so at your own risk.
Recording of Programs and Usage of Your Participation
Programs that have a live call component may be 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 or https://cptsdfoundation.circle.so/ and recording notifications are announced automatically by Zoom, and/or by the call leader at the start of each call recording. In the event the announcement is not heard or mentioned, this disclaimer of recording still applies for recorded program calls where applicable. These calls, which are uploaded in their entirety to a secure members area only, will include any participation on your part from the zoom chat box, Circle.so chat, 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 or Circle.so with, or changed too when you log in to any recorded call.
Changes to this Statement
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:
THE FOUNDATION FOR POST-TRAUMATIC HEALING AND COMPLEX TRAUMA RESEARCH
PO BOX 10001
Lahaina, Hawaii 96761
Effective as of August 20, 2019
Updated July 20, 2023 – Corrected spacing in paragraph 1 between circle.so and word “specifically”.
Updated July 13, 2023 – Removed several hyperlinks in paragraph 1 for continuity of reading only. Added reference to Circle.so and https://cptsdfoundation.circle.so/. Updated language in Recording of Programs and Usage of Your Participation section to include references recordings on Circle.so, and to reference that program calls “may” be recorded. This reflects new program launches coming in 2023 that will not have calls recorded.
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 cptsdfoundation.org 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, cptsdfoundation.org, and CPTSD learning center operate as one in the same.