Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions


Effective Date: February 14, 2017

In order to create an enjoyable and safe online experience on our sites, we ask that all users understand and comply with our site Terms and Conditions. At various points on our website, we may collect personal information.  Our privacy statement explains the information we collect on this site and how we use it.

We reserve the right at our sole discretion to change, modify, add or delete portions of our Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy at any time without further notice.  If we do this, we will post the changes to the Terms and Conditions or to the Privacy Policy on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the date of the last revision.  Your continued use of the service or our site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms and Conditions and the new Privacy Policy.


Privacy Policy

Personal Information We Receive

We offer users the option to provide us personal information that may be used to enable people to communicate with legislators and other public officials, as well as personalize their user sessions.  If you choose to register on our site we may collect contact information from you such as your name, company, title, physical and email address, telephone and fax number.  We may also collect information about topics that you are interested in.  When you register you may be asked to select a password that will be used to allow you to access some of our services as well as your user profile.  If you contact us by email we will collect and retain your email address.

By providing information to us you explicitly agree to our collection and use of the information as described in this Privacy Policy.


This site uses persistent cookies or similar technologies to authenticate the user and session cookies to keep track of the user session. A cookie is a small data written to your hard drive when you visit our site. A cookie file can contain information, such as a user ID or other identification that may be linked to your registration information.  We also may permit limited third parties to place cookies when you visit our site to provide us with better insights into the use of the site or user demographics or to provide relevant advertising to you. 

If you register, join the organization, or sign a petition or other document this website uses a cookie to store a unique user ID. We use this user ID to identify you in our database, which enables you to enter and use this site for communicating with elected and other public officials without having to register each time.  You can disable cookies by adjusting your internet browser settings, but doing so may interfere with your access to the full features of our site.


Updating or Correcting Your Personal Information

If you want to correct or update your personal information, you may log into your membership account on our website, or you can contact us by email at  We will share your messages with those within our organization that are most capable of addressing the issues contained in your message. We preserve the content of your e-mail, your e-mail address and our response so that we can efficiently respond to any questions you might have. We also do this in an effort to meet legal and regulatory requirements. We will use reasonable efforts to respect your request not to be contacted by e-mail.

Use and Disclosure of Your Information

We may use any information voluntarily given by users to support and advance our mission, including, for instance, to facilitate your communication with public officials, to gauge the effectiveness of certain grassroots activities, or to communicate with you about our mission or other information about us or third parties that we think you might find of interest.  The use of your information is subject to the Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions in effect at the time of use. We make sure that your communications are correctly delivered to your elected and other public officials. 

We may use your email and street addresses to notify you of updates, products, services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such notifications via email you can  choose to opt out of receiving such information at any time by so indicating either at time of registration, or upon receipt of any promotional email by following the instructions or links in the email.

We are committed to respecting the privacy and security of all visitors to our website and therefore will not share your information with third parties except as described in this Privacy Policy or as permitted by law.

Users who agree to register or join the organization or who sign a petition or other document intended for public use agree to allow their names and organization to be published on this site, as well as on printed material.  Users who post comments or other content on our site understand that such material is available to the public and will not be kept confidential.   Beyond publishing the name (including name of organization where applicable) of those who agree to join or sign a document, we will not reveal, rent, or otherwise make available any personal information or email addresses to unaffiliated third parties unless: (1) if you request or authorize it; (2) if the information is provided to help complete a transaction for you; (3) if the information is provided to comply with the law, applicable regulations, governmental and quasi-governmental requests, court orders or subpoenas, to enforce our Terms and Conditions or other agreements, or to protect our rights, property or safety or the rights, property or safety of our users or others (e.g., to a consumer reporting agency for fraud protection etc.); (4) if the disclosure is done as part of a purchase, transfer or sale of services or assets (e.g., in the event that substantially all of our assets are acquired by another party, customer information may be one of the transferred assets); (5) if the information is provided to our agents, outside vendors or service providers to perform functions on our behalf (e.g., analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing customer service, processing orders, etc.); or (6) as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy.

Non-identifiable website visitor data may be collected and used in aggregate to help shape and direct the creation and maintenance of content. This aggregated information may be shared with third parties who assist us in the operation of our site or with promoting or improving our site.



We maintain reasonable physical, administrative and technical measures designed to protect information within our systems from loss, misuse or alteration.  In order to maintain the integrity of the personal information you provide online, we deploy computer encryption technology to protect your information during transmission to our site.


No method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure.  Therefore, we cannot guarantee absolute security of your information.   You also play a role in protecting your information.  Please safeguard your user name and password and do not share them with others.  If we receive instructions using your log-in information we will consider that you have authorized the instructions. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security.  We reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.


SPAM and Policy Abuse

In spite of our precautions, there remains the possibility that a person will sign up someone else without their permission. If you think this has happened to you, please send an email with details to



This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. If you have any questions or concerns about what is done with information provided via this site, please e-mail your concerns to