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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy will explain how Came to Believe Recovery Inc. (“Came to Believe Recovery”) uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website or when you otherwise interact with Came to Believe Recovery.


What Data Do We Collect?

Came to Believe Recovery collects the following data:

  • Personal identification information (name, email, address, phone number, etc.)
  • IP address
  • Credit card and other payment information


How Do We Collect Your Data?

You directly provide Came to Believe Recovery with most of the data we collect. We collect and process data when you:

  • Sign up for a retreat or other event
  • Purchase publications
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies
  • Make a donation


Came to Believe Recovery may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:

  • Survey platform when you complete one of our surveys
  • Our vendors when you reply to emails send through a third party email processing service
  • Other recovery organizations
  • Your friends or family members


Currently, our survey provider is Survey Monkey and our third party email processing services is Mailchimp.


How Will We Use Your Data?

Came to Believe Recovery collects your data so that we can:

  • Process your registration to attend a retreat
  • Email you regarding upcoming events and survey opportunities
  • Coordinate our events
  • Process your donations


We will not sell, rent, or lease your data to third parties unless required by applicable law.  We will not share you data with third parties, other than our vendors, unless required by applicable law.


How Do We Store Your Data?

Came to Believe Recovery does not store your information internally. All information is stored on third party, encrypted servers.


What Are Your Data Protection Rights?

You have choices regarding the information we collect and how it is used.  This section describes key controls for managing your privacy across the Came to Believe Recovery website.


Right to Access – You can request copies of your personal data.


Right to Rectification – You can request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate or incomplete.


Right to Erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data based upon applicable law.


Right to Restrict Processing – You may request that we do not process your personal data, under certain conditions.


Right to Data Portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.


If you make any of the above requests, we will comply with such requests in accordance with applicable law and will respond to such request in one month. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at:



Regular Mail: Came to Believe Recovery, P.O. Box 73, Tangerine, Florida 32777


What Are Cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.


Some of our vendors, e.g., Google Analytics, Survey Monkey, and Mailchimp; however, we have no access or control over these cookies.


How Can You Manage Cookies?


Browser Settings: For example, you can configure your browser to indicate when Came to Believe Recovery has set a cookie in your browser. You can also configure your browser to block all cookies from a specific domain or all domains. But remember that our services rely on cookies to function properly, for things like remembering your language preferences.


Device-Level Settings: Your device may have controls that determine what information we collect.


Privacy Policies of Other Websites

This web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site.


Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Came to Believe Recovery continues to review and revise this privacy policy. All updates will be updated on this webpage. This privacy policy was last updated on July 19, 2019.



Should you wish to report a complaint or feel that Came to Believe Recovery has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may lodge a complaint with a data protection authority for your country or region. A list of EU data protection authorities is available at:

Tom is committed to the CTBR mission to #ENDADDICTION throughout the world and to help all the broken learn how to become free and Live in The Go. He makes it a priority to work with alcoholics one on one whenever possible.

Tom Williams is the CEO of Came to Believe Recovery since 2018. Attending well over 100 retreats made Tom uniquely qualified to lead the movement. While Came to Believe Retreats have been around for decades, this coalition of leaders was essentially a startup, requiring universal branding, training, and materials for all events. Tom is a veteran of the US Army and spent 15 years as a fitness professional. Once RECOVERED, Tom earned an undergraduate degree in business followed by an MBA — graduating with high honors. Tom worked as a recruiter for Centenary University and advanced to become the Director of Business Development. Tom has a passion for running and weight training and his favorite hobby is playing guitar.

Casarah joined Came to Believe Recovery in 2021. She has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Political Science from Muhlenberg College and has a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology from George Washington University. Casarah previously worked for Morris County Prevention is Key-C.A.R.E.S as the peer services coordinator. At C.A.R.E.S, Casarah ran recovery meetings, did outreach to high risk populations/homeless populations, handed out Narcan while teaching the individuals how to use it, and supported all individuals that entered the recovery center. She has taken training such as Peer Recovery Specialist Training, Mental Health First Aid, and Trans/Queer/LGBTQ+ Cultural Competence. Casarah entered this field because she wanted to be a part of creating a continuum of care for those with substance use disorders and others struggling that is based on compassion and unconditional support.