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Privacy Policy

As a general rule, we will not disclose any personally identifiable information collected online except where you have given us permission, or where the information is public information under the Georgia Open Records Act O.C.G.A. 50-18-70 et seq., or other applicable laws.

Who we are

Our website address is:

VIA Connects is an educational initiative from VIA Collective Inc., a non-profit organization based in the state of Georgia, USA. 

Who we share your data with

We take data privacy very seriously and will not sell your personally identifiable information to third-parties. 

We may disclose your personal data if required to do so by law in order to, for example, comply with a subpoena or request from law enforcement, court, or government agency if we believe in good faith that this disclosure is necessary to comply with a legal obligation, protect or defend our rights or property, prevent or investigate wrongdoing, or act to protect the personal safety of others.

How long we retain your data

When you register for our events, third-party registration websites have different rules about how they store and retain your information. These privacy policies can be found here:


What rights you have over your data

If you have registered for one of our events or have left comments on 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 personally identifiable data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purpose, nor does it prevent our website from collecting future data if you later register for events or leave comments on our site..

In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Act, we do not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 13. If you believe that a child under the age of 13 has submitted personally identifiable information through our website, please contact us at so that can work to delete that information from our site and databases. 

Some states have additional rights related to your personally identifiable information. Please feel free to contact us at at any time to exercise the rights applicable under state law. 

This policy may be amended from time to time as our operations and as laws and regulations change. Please review this Privacy Policy before submitting any personal information to our site or registering for an event.

Where your data is sent

We do not sell your personal information to any third-parties.

If you chose to leave your email address with us, the information is collected by MailChimp, a marketing, automation, and email platform.

If you are visiting this site from outside of the United States (U.S.), be aware that you are sending information, including your personal data, to the U.S., where we are located. The U.S. may not have the same data protections as those in your country, though our handling of your
data will be dictated by this Privacy Policy.

How do we use your information / Opt out options

You have the option to sign-up to our email list. That allows us to share news, updates, and events organized by VIA Connects. You can opt out of marketing or advertising emails by utilizing the “unsubscribe” link or mechanism noted in marketing or advertising emails you receive from You may also request to opt out of marketing or advertising emails by contacting us:

If you have concerns

Please reach out to us at if you have any concerns, questions, or complaints about our privacy practices. We will always take steps to work with you and make reasonable efforts to resolve your concerns, questions, or complaints.