This site did not show evidence of storing passwords in plaintext.
This site does allow secured connections (https)
This site did show a clear way to unsubscribe from their emails
This site does verify your email address.
Below is a sample of the emails you can expect to receive when signed up to CT Humanities.
Thank you for requesting access to the CT Humanities events submission area. A website administrator will review as soon as possible. Please keep an eye on your email (don't forget to check junk folders) for a follow-up email.
We cannot verify passwords, so please make a note of the password you submitted for use in future sign-ins.