Privacy Policy

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

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

What information we collect

When you create your NPPC member account, we require basic information from you, including your name, organization and a valid email account. You have the option to provide additional information including your job title and geographic location. This personal information, or Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is information about a member that could be used alone or with other information to personally identify someone; this may include full name, email address, Internet Protocol (IP) address, user photo, login name, etc.

PII does not include aggregated, non-personally identifying information (e.g., web user trends and activity), which may be used to operate and/or optimize our website.

The information and data that was collected about your organization’s practices via the member enrollment process is kept confidential and used only by NPPC/Center for Youth Wellness to inform program development. Aggregate data may be displayed on the NPPC member website as part of collaborative learning. In addition, your contact information may be used to share information and news relevant to the topic area and the purpose of this practice community.

Why do we collect personal information?

We need this basic information to create your NPPC member account, identify you on, and to communicate with you. The information in your user profile is shared with other NPPC members on the website for the purposes of member communication/dialogue and networking.

We only use the personal information you have submitted for the purposes outlined in this privacy notice. If there is a need to use your personal information for other purposes, we will first ask your permission. You can always see what personal information we have, as it is what you have given us in your member profile.


From time-to-time our site may request information via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include information about your organization’s practices or your opinion. Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.


We use “cookies” on this website. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

Information ownership, use, and sharing

NPPC/Center for Youth Wellness are the sole owners of the information collected on We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via the enrollment process, through email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

For more details about NPPC confidentiality and data sharing, please refer to the NPPC Member Agreement that you agreed to during the NPPC member enrollment process.

Access to and control over your information

You can change your NPPC member profile data at any time. You also may opt out of any future communications from us or do any of the following at any time by contacting us via the Contact Us form on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any
  • Change/correct data we have about you
  • Ask us to delete data we have about you
  • Express concerns about our use of your data

Links to other websites

There are links from the NPPC website to other sites and resources provided by third parties. This Privacy Notice applies only to the NPPC website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of these other sites. We will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, howsoever caused, resulting from your disclosure to third parties of personal information.


The features, content and functionality of our website may be revised, modified, updated, and/or supplemented at any time and without prior notice at the sole and absolute discretion of NPPC/Center for Youth Wellness. Any amendments to our Privacy Statement will be posted on this website.

If you believe that your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with the Center for Youth Wellness (CYW), 3450 3rd Street Building 2 Suite 201., San Francisco, CA 94124 Attention: Privacy Officer. You also have the right to submit a complaint to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services via the Office of Civil Rights, 90 7th Street, Suite 4-100, San Francisco, CA 94103; telephone: (415) 437-8310; Fax (415) 437-8311; TDD (415) 437-8311. CYW will not retaliate against you if you file a complaint.