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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for CCMNet

(Derived from the ACCESS Support Privacy Policy)


Welcome to CCMNet, the Cyberinfrastructure Mentorship Network. At CCMNet, we are committed to fostering a supportive environment for Cyberinfrastructure Professionals (CIPs) through our peer-mentoring platform. As part of our dedication to creating a safe and secure space for mentorship and collaboration, we have established this Privacy Policy to outline how we collect, use, share, and protect participant information within our network.

1. Information We Collect

  • Participant Information: We collect personal information provided by participants during registration, including names, email addresses, affiliations, areas of expertise, and other relevant details.
  • Usage Data: We gather data on peer-mentoring interactions, program engagement, and resource utilization to assess platform effectiveness and improve participant experiences.

2. Use of Information

  • We use participant information to facilitate peer-mentoring connections, communicate program updates, and tailor our platform to participant needs and preferences.
  • Usage data is analyzed to evaluate platform effectiveness, identify trends, and enhance the quality of our peer-mentoring services.

3. Information Sharing

  • Participant information is shared within the CCMNet platform solely for peer-mentoring activities and program administration.
  • We do not sell or rent participant information. 

4. Data Security

  • CCMNet employs industry-standard security measures to protect participant information against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
  • We regularly review and update our security practices to mitigate potential risks and ensure the integrity and confidentiality of participant data.

5. Participant Rights and Choices

  • Participants can review, update, or delete their personal information stored within the CCMNet platform.
  • Participants can opt out of certain communications or data collection activities by contacting the CCMNet administrators.

6. Acceptance of This Policy

By using the CCMNet platform, participants acknowledge and agree to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy.

7. Updates to the Privacy Policy

  • CCMNet reserves the right to update this Privacy Policy periodically to reflect changes in our practices, legal requirements, or technological advancements.
  • Participants will be notified of any changes to the Privacy Policy through email or the CCMNet platform.

8. Contact Information:

Participants can contact us at [email address] with inquiries or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices.