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The National Voice of Clinical Social Work 

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Privacy Policy

The Clinical Social Work Association is committed to maintaining the privacy of all visitors and members to our website. We collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us.

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you, and that you provide at time of a new membership application, renewal or event registration. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. CSWA does not itself collect or hold payment or credit card or banking information. Payment information is collected and managed by separate PCI DSS compliant (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) payment provider(s).

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request or where it is specifically required to execute functions directly related to CSWA activities, benefits or programs; data shared will be limited only to data fields required. Personal data is for the delivery of membership activities, benefits and communications and to produce summary statistics of membership activity to monitor and adjust the activities and benefits we deliver.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about announcements, programs or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website or by logging into your personal online account:

– See what data we have about you, if any.

– Change/correct any data we have about you.

– Delete any data we have about you.

– Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Within your online account you may choose which information you wish to share in your profile with other members and/or the public. You can also choose to opt out of all electronic communications.


We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Links to Other Websites

This website may contain links to other websites, such as government websites and private websites. Once you go to a website via a link provided by our website, you are subject to the privacy and security policies of that website. It is recommended that you read the privacy policy of any website that you visit. We do not control or guarantee the lawfulness, accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of information contained in a website to which we provide a link. Unless otherwise expressly stated, we do not endorse the organizations or individuals maintaining sites to which we provide a link; nor do we endorse any views they express or any products/services they offer.

Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms

We and other third parties use cookies, pixel tags, session replay technology, and other similar tracking mechanisms to automatically collect information about browsing activity, device type, and similar information within our site and services. This information, which may be considered personal information in some jurisdictions, is used, for example, to analyze and understand how you access, use and interact with our site and services; for marketing, measurement and analytics purposes; and to personalize content on our site and services. We may also deidentify or aggregate such information to analyze trends, administer our site and services, gather broad demographic information for aggregate uses and for any other lawful purpose.

Cookies. “Cookies” are alphanumeric identifiers used for tracking purposes. Some cookies allow us to make it easier for you to navigate, while others are used to enable a faster log-in process, support the security and performance of the site, or allow us to track activity and usage data within the site and across websites.

Pixel Tags and Similar Technologies. Pixel tags (sometime called web beacons or clear GIFs) are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies. We may use these tracking technologies to understand users’ activities, help manage content and compile usage statistics, and in emails to let us know when they have been opened or forwarded so we can track response rates and gauge the effectiveness of our communications.

Third Party Analytics. We reserve the right to use third party tools, such as Google Analytics, which are operated by third party companies to evaluate usage and traffic on our sites and services. These third-party analytics companies use cookies, pixels, and other tracking technologies to collect usage data to provide us with reports and metrics that help analyze, improve and enhance performance and user experience. To learn more about Google’s privacy practices, please review the Google Privacy Policy at You can also download the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on to prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics at

Cross-Device Tracking. We and third parties may use the information we collect about you within our site and on other third-party websites and services to help us and these third parties identify other devices that you use (e.g., a mobile phone, tablet, other computer, etc.) to interact or engage with us or the site.

Interaction with Children and Minors 

This website does not offer content to children and minors.

Social Media and Third-Party Websites

CSWA maintains official pages or accounts on several third-party websites (for example, Facebook) in order to better engage with our members and the public, as well as to promote awareness of our activities, events, news and information. Your activity on these third-party websites is governed by the security and privacy policies of the relevant third-party websites. It is recommended that you review the privacy policies of third-party websites before using them to ensure that you understand how your information may be used. You should also adjust privacy settings on your account on any third-party website to match your privacy preferences.

Please contact with any questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy.

PO Box 105
Granville, Ohio  43023

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