Organizational Information

NAVAA is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization (TIN: 39-2037020). Copies of the organization's Articles of Association, Bylaws, are available upon request at the contact information below. A copy of the Association's most recent Form 990 is available here.

Privacy Statement

Thank you for visiting the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators (NAVAA) and reviewing the web site privacy policy.

In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 (U. S. Code: Title 5, Section 552), we do not collect data of a personal or confidential nature about web site visitors. You may choose to provide that information voluntarily via e-mail or online forms.

Here is how we handle information about your visit to the NAVAA web site:

Non-Personally Identifiable Information Is Collected and Stored Automatically When you browse the web site, download or print files, or use our search engine, we automatically collect and store the following information only:
  • the Internet domain and IP address from which you access the web site (examples: Internet domain "xcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu" if you connect from a university. The IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are using the Internet.)

  • the type of browser and operating system you use to access the web site (examples: Internet Explorer on Windows NT, Netscape Navigator on Unix)

  • the dates and times you access the web site

  • the pages you access on the web site when you link to the NAVAA web site from another site, the address of that web site

This information does not identify you personally. We use this information to make the web site more useful to visitors. The specific information is kept for one year and statistical summary information is kept for approximately four years.

Personally-Identifiable Information Is Used to Serve You

When you choose to provide us with personal information, as in an e-mail message or when submitting an online form including "Members Only" access usernames and passwords, we use that information to respond to your message and fulfill your request. No information, including your e-mail address, will be sold or distributed to any other organization without your explicit, advance permission.

Cookies Are Used in Web Site Searches

Cookies are data the web site can send to your browser and which is stored on your hard drive. Cookies are used to keep track of passwords, preferences, and various aspects of your visit to a web site. Cookies are not used on the NAVAA web site to identify you as an individual. Cookies are used only to display search results.

When you navigate through search results, a temporary cookie may be written to your browser. For example, if your search returns 100 items and the application displays 20 items per page, a cookie can be used to track the results page you are using. This cookie will expire approximately 3 hours after your last search. If your browser does not accept cookies, your search results may be delayed, may display in one long page, or may return an error message.

When You Link to Other Web Site

The NAVAA web site has links to web sites. When you leave the NAVAA web site, information about you is governed by the privacy policy of the new web site.

Children's Privacy

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) protects the online privacy and personal information of children under 13. In compliance with this act, NAVAA does not intentionally collect any personally identifiable information from individuals under 13 years of age.


NAVAA tries to keep the information on this web site timely and accurate, but we cannot guarantee either. Errors brought to our attention will be corrected as soon as possible.

Some of the documents on this web site contain live references, or pointers, to information created and maintained by other organizations. Please note that we do not control and cannot guarantee the relevance, timeliness, accuracy, or even the existence of these outside materials.

The information available on this web site has been composed in a manner thought to be compatible with client software likely to be used to access the server. The final appearance of the documents, however, is dependent on the client software as implemented at the user's website. User feedback on the appearance of information across various clients is appreciated.

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by NAVAA.

Copyright Status

The National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators retains a non-exclusive, irrevocable, and royalty-free license to publish or reproduce these documents for U.S. Government purposes, or to allow others to do so.

These documents may be freely distributed and used for non-commercial, scientific and educational purposes. Commercial use of the documents available from this server may be protected under U.S. and foreign copyright laws. If you wish to publish or reproduce these documents for commercial purposes, please e-mail web@navaa.org with your request. Individual documents on this server may have different copyright condition.

National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators
Steve Derene, Executive Director
5702 Old Sauk Road
Madison, WI 53705
Phone: 608-233-2245
Fax: 815-301-8721
E-mail: navaa@navaa.org
This web site was originally funded under Grant 98-VF-GX-K006, from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice. The contents of this webpage do not represent the official positions of the United States Government.