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Privacy & Confidentiality Content Topic Results

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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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Special Collection

Special Collection
January 2018

Safety & Privacy in a Digital World

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For many of us, technology plays an integral role in our day-to-day lives. This newly updated special collection explores ways to promote safe internet use, build healthy online communities, and promote social justice online, while addressing some of the ways that abusers misuse technology to commit gender-based violence.
Special Collection
December 2015

Navigating the Civil Legal System: Resources for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Their Advocates, and Legal Professionals

Survivors of domestic violence can face a number of legal issues that either directly stem from, or are affected by, the actions of those who use abuse and violence. These issues can include obtaining protection orders against an abuser; filing for divorce; seeking custody of and/or visitation with minor children; and filing for child support. This Special Collection is specifically focused on those legal issues most commonly arising in family court.

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  • General Material
May 2017

Technology-Facilitated Stalking: What You Need to Know

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Typical activities such as tweeting, updating a Facebook status, or using a phone’s GPS to find local restaurants can all be misused by abusers to stalk, harass, surveil, and control victims. This page from TechSafety.org provides information on technology-facilitated stalking and offers some safety tips for survivors.
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  • General Material
April 2017

Online Privacy: Using the Internet Safely

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This page reviews internet activities that reveal your personal information, how others can get information about your online privacy, and what to know about cloud computing.
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  • General Material
January 2017

Online Privacy & Safety Tips

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This 1-page handout provides tips for preventing sensitive and personal information from making its rounds on the Web. It highlights email, passwords, social networks, online accounts, and safe web browsing.
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  • General Material
January 2017

Tips for Safe Social Networking for Teens

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This page from ConnectSafely outlines several internet safety tips for teens that address identity, passwords, sexuality, and more.
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  • General Material
August 2016

State HIV Laws

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An interactive and user-friendly guide allowing survivors and advocates to find state-specific legal information about details about HIV Testing and Laboratory Reporting Laws.
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  • General Material
July 2016

Safety & Privacy on Twitter: A Guide for Survivors of Harassment and Abuse

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Abusers often misuse online platforms, such as Twitter, as a tool to harass, abuse, and stalk. This guide provides specific tips and guidance for Twitter users on increasing their privacy and responding to other users who misuse the platform.
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  • General Material
April 2016

VAWA Confidentiality Provisions at DHS

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This website provides information on VAWA confidentiality and on reporting VAWA confidentiality violation by a DHS employee.
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  • General Material
February 2016

Social Networking Privacy: How to be Safe, Secure and Social

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This page reviews advantages and disadvantages of using social networks, what kind of information may be safe to post and how to protect it, as well as who is able to access different types of information posted to these networks.
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  • General Material
January 2016

Behind the Screens: Revenge Porn

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Nonconsensual pornography, or “revenge porn,” is an insidious form of digital and sexual abuse. This article from the National Domestic Violence Hotline explains what "revenge porn" is and offers safety tips.
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  • General Material
January 2016

Address Confidentiality Programs

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Address Confidentiality Programs (ACPs) are programs administered by individual states enabling victims of domestic violence, and sometimes victims of sexual assault and/or stalking) to keep their current address hidden and use an alternate mailing address for a variety of public and official processes. The specific procedures and qualifications vary by state. The document below outlines the protections of various states' ACPs, the legislation that created or supports these ACPs and other relevant program information.