Privacy Policy


The purpose of this privacy policy (“Policy”) is to provide you with information about information we collect from you when you visit this Application (App) so you can decide whether you want to access this App. 

This policy describes the types of information we collect about you when you open and record information in the DocuSAFE App, how we use that information, and the options available to you about how we use your information. The DocuSAFE App is managed by the Safety Net Project at the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV). Your privacy is very important to us. By visiting or using DocuSAFE, you agree to the provisions of this Policy. If you do not agree to this Policy, you may choose not to use or access the App or Services. If you use the links within the App to access online resources at, please see the Privacy Policy that pertains to that site. 

Information We Collect, How We Use It, and How We Share It

Personal Information

We do NOT collect personally identifying information from you within this App. 

At no point within the App will a user be asked to share personally identifying information. The only time personal information will be collected by NNEDV Safety Net is if a user contacts us outside of the App (please see the privacy policies covering our online contact forms on our websites, and In the case that information is shared with us, NNEDV will not disclose personal information of survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking (survivor) to any person or entity for any reason without your written, informed consent, unless NNEDV is compelled to provide it by court order, and only then after using the full extent of the legal system to resist disclosure. For these purposes, “personal information” means the name, email address, phone number, IP address, or any other information that could be identifying. 

Log Data: Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics™ to measure and analyze the use of our apps and website, so some information about your usage of the App or the online resources could be shared with Google. We may share aggregate trends and data from Google Analytics outside of NNEDV; however, none of this information will be individualized nor will it be combined or cross-referenced with any other information or data. 

When you use the App or visit, we automatically collect certain information and analytical data related to your use of the App or Site through a program called Google Analytics.™ Google Analytics collects information such as users’ IP address (which contains location information), how often users visit the App or Site, what sections/pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they were using prior to coming to the App or Site.

We use this information to monitor and analyze use of the App and Site and to know which sections/pages are most often accessed, to increase the functionality and user-friendliness, to better tailor to our visitors’ needs, and for technical administration. Log data information or any information that we access through Google Analytics will not be compared, associated, or combined with personal information you share with us; however, log data, such as IP address, by itself, may be personally identifiable information.

Although Google Analytics plants a persistent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google (not by NNEDV). Google's ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your use of the App or your visits to the Site is restricted by the Google Analytics’ Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. NNEDV’s Privacy Policy does not cover the use of cookies or tracking technologies by Google Analytics or any other business partner. Google Analytics makes its own policies regarding confidentiality and information usage and sharing of IP addresses that it logs. To read the privacy policy of Google Analytics, please go to their website here:

If you do not want your IP address to be logged by Google Analytics when using the App or, you may want to use a computer at a public library or other location that is not affiliated with your personal computer’s IP address.

NNEDV shares log data information, such as those statistics gathered through Google Analytics, with third parties for industry analysis, grant-reporting, and other purposes. However, we will not compare, associate, or combine log data with any personal information you share with us. Note that certain log data, such as IP Address, by itself, could be personally identifiable information. 

Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement

When required to by law, we may share information that we collect with law enforcement. However, we will only do so after exploring all options in order to protect your privacy. 

We may disclose your information to government, law enforcement, or other parties when appropriate to protect our rights, to cooperate in investigations of fraud or other illegal or inappropriate activity, or if compelled by court order, though only after using the full extent of the legal system to resist disclosure (i.e., using a motion to quash).

We will make reasonable efforts to contact website user before providing information to the party that requests it. We will also make all reasonable efforts to maintain confidentiality of a survivor’s personal information, if it is known to us as such, in accordance to our obligations under confidentiality laws.

Links to Other Sites

We may link to other websites, but we don’t endorse those websites or their privacy policies. Read their privacy policies for information on how they collect, use, and share your data when you visit those websites. 

We may include links to third-party websites (not NNEDV sites) to provide additional resources or information. The fact that we link to a website is not an endorsement, authorization, or representation of an affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of that third party’s privacy or information security policies or practices.

We do not exercise control over third-party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data, or solicit personal information from you. Please be aware that when you enter a third-party website, any information you provide is subject to the terms of use and privacy policy of that third-party website.

Policy Changes

If anything changes, we’ll tell you here!

Unless stated otherwise, our current policy applies to each way that a user may use the App. If the App changes in features in a way that will impact the collection of personal information, this privacy policy will be updated. 

Contact Information

To contact us with your questions or comments regarding this Policy or the information collection and dissemination practices of the App and Services, please contact us at:

1325 Massachusetts Ave NW, 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Telephone: 202-543-5566
Fax: 202-543-5626