Privacy Policy

This website is designed to provide information about public interest and environmental issues and enable visitors to take action. Some parts of the website may ask for your name, address, email address and other information. Providing this information is always optional, but you may not be able to use some features or take certain actions on the site without providing it. We respect your privacy and are committed to maintaining your confidence and trust. Our policy regarding the privacy of your personal information is as follows:

Personal Information
Any personal information we request is intended to help us improve the content of our site, to provide you with accurate information about your elected officials and the interactions you take part in, to facilitate a contribution, to enhance our advocacy and organization-building activities, and to provide decision-makers with necessary information about who is speaking out on a particular issue. We may also provide this information to groups in our public interest network, or to other organizations to the extent that we believe doing so will further our organizational missionIf you wish to opt out of having your information exchanged with other organizations you may contact us.

Your personal information will be encrypted through SSL/HTTPS, the industry standard technology used to protect sensitive data.

We sometimes contract with third-party vendors to perform functions including but not limited to data processing and credit card processing. These third parties have access to your personal information only as needed to perform their services for usand are under legal obligation not to disclose that information or otherwise jeopardize its security.

If you take action, sign up for email alerts, or make a financial contribution online, or interact with us in other ways, you may receive periodic communications including but not limited to email, letters, newsletters and an annual report. At any time, you can unsubscribe from these communications by following the directions included in the communication or by contacting us.

After taking some actions online, you may be given the option to send a message to your friends, inviting them to take action as well. If you send a message to a friend, your name and email will be included in that message. Your friend will not receive communications from us unless he or she joins, takes action, or makes a contribution.

Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident and have provided personal information to us, you are entitled by California law to request information regarding certain categories of personal information we share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Within 30 days of receiving such a request, we will provide a response listing the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties, along with the names and addresses of those third parties, for their own direct marketing purposes during the previous year. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year, and we reserve our right not to respond to requests submitted to addresses other than the address specified on the linked page.

Browser Information
As is true of most websites, our web server may place cookies on your machine containing information you have given us (for example, your state or zip code). These cookies allow us to provide you with a more focused user-experience (for example, by allowing us to display specific information, such as the name of your U.S. Representative, based on your state or zip code) and to improve your experience of this site.

Our web server also collects anonymous information that we use to help diagnose problems with our server.

Tracking

We may track user information as you move from site to site. We may also permit third parties to track user activity on the site, and are not responsible for the privacy practices of any third parties linked to or tracking on its site.  Your choices with respect to cookies and other tracking technologies remain as described in this Privacy Policy. Our sites do not respond to browser Do-Not-Track settings.

We use Google Analytics to improve our websites and supporters’ experiences.  We use Facebook and other social media pixels to improve our supporters’ experiences.

Minors

This site is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 13.

Privacy Policy Application

By using our website, you are accepting the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use our website.  We reserve the right to modify or amend the terms of our Privacy Policy from time to time without notice to you. If you continue to use our web site after we post changes to this Privacy Policy, it will mean that you accept those changes.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or the information we have collected from you online, please contact us.

 

Privacy policy last revised 6/24/2022.

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