NAWRS Privacy Policy

Who We Are

The National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics (NAWRS) is a non-profit association whose purpose is to promote the exchange of ideas on how research and statistical analysis can contribute to the development and administration of effective human services programs.

Contact Information
Kate Probert, President
Ramsey County Workforce Solutions
2266 Second Street North
St. Paul, MN 55109

Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It

NAWRS collects names, contact information (physical address, phone, email address), information about your profession, and emergency contacts for bi-annual and virtual workshops. We also collect transaction data for payment of Workshop fees. Website administrators can see and edit contact information.

For users that register on our website or through our mailing list, we store your personal information and use contact information for communications associated with our business. We also store information about payments made toward workshop registrations. We do not store credit card information.

We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to process payments.


We use “cookies” on this site. 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.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embed ded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. We have no access to or control over these cookies.


We use Google Analytics to collect some information about your visit to our web site. This information may include:

  • The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used but not the email address. The Internet Protocol Address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet Service Provider or directly to your computer. We use the Internet Protocol Address to direct Internet traffic to you.
  • The type of browser you used.
  • The date and time that you visited this site.
  • The web pages or services you accessed at this site.

The information we collect or store is used to improve the content of our web services and to help us understand how people are using our services.

To opt out of having cookies placed for the purposes of Google Analytics, use the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on available at

Who We Share Your Data With

NAWRS uses Braintree payment processing services. Their privacy policy is located at: This company does not retain,
share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes beyond processing payments. 

Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have registered for workshops through this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Other Sites

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.

Contact Information

Please contact us at with any privacy concerns.

How We Protect Your Data

Our website uses a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Certificate to provide secure, encrypted communications between our website and your internet browser. We also take additional security measures using iThemes Security for WordPress.

Third Parties We Receive Data From

NAWRS does not receive any data about users from third parties.