Your Privacy

Collection of your Personal Information


The Congress for the New Urbanism collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address, or telephone number. The Congress for the New Urbanism also collects voluntary demographic information, including but not limited to age, gender, ethnicity, or professional information, including but not limited to occupation, primary specialty, or accreditation.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by this website. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of this web site.

The Congress for the New Urbanism encourages you to review the privacy statements of web sites you choose to link to from the website so that you can understand how those web sites collect, use and share your information. The Congress for the New Urbanism is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on any other web sites, even those linked from cnu.org.

Use of your Personal Information


The Congress for the New Urbanism collects and uses your personal information to operate the web site and deliver the services you have requested. The Congress for the New Urbanism also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other information or services available from The Congress for the New Urbanism and its affiliates. The Congress for the New Urbanism may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

The Congress for the New Urbanism does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. The Congress for the New Urbanism may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide member support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The Congress for the New Urbanism does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

The Congress for the New Urbanism will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law.

Statement of Non-Sharing for Mobile Numbers, Message Frequency, and Data Rates Disclosure


This statement outlines our practices regarding the collection, usage, and disclosure of mobile numbers, message frequency, and the associated costs related to messaging services. Please read this statement carefully to understand how we handle this information.

Collection and Usage of Mobile Numbers:

When you provide us with your mobile number, either through our website, mobile application, or any other means, we will only use it for the specific purposes outlined in this privacy policy. We collect mobile numbers solely to facilitate communication with you, such as sending important updates, notifications, promotional offers, and other relevant information related to our products or services.

Sharing of Mobile Numbers:

We do not share your mobile number with any third parties without your explicit consent, except in the following circumstances:

  • If required by law, legal process, or government request, we may be obligated to disclose your mobile number.
  • In case of a merger, acquisition, or any other change in ownership, your mobile number may be transferred to the new entity, but we will notify you beforehand and provide options to opt out if desired.


Message Frequency:

By providing your mobile number and opting in to receive messages from us, you consent to receive periodic communications via text messages or other messaging platforms. The frequency of these messages will vary depending on the nature of the information being sent, such as transactional messages, promotional offers, or service updates. While we strive to maintain a reasonable message frequency, please note that it may vary and you can always opt out of receiving messages by following the instructions provided in the messages or by contacting us directly.

Message and Data Rates:

Standard message and data rates may apply when you receive text messages or other communications from us. These rates are determined by your mobile service provider and are beyond our control. We are not responsible for any charges or fees incurred as a result of receiving messages from us. We recommend checking with your mobile service provider for details on any applicable charges.

Use of Cookies


The web site uses “cookies” to help The Congress for the New Urbanism personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

Security of your Personal Information


The Congress for the New Urbanism secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The Congress for the New Urbanism secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement


The Congress for the New Urbanism will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how The Congress for the New Urbanism is protecting your information.

Contact Information


Please contact us by phone at 202-770-2087 or by mail at 1720 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20036.