Your privacy on the Internet is important to us. Since this site collects certain types of personal information from users in order that you can use this platform to contact your lawmakers, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding how that information is used. Registration on this site is voluntary. At various points on our website, we describe the types of personal information we collect at that point and how we handle such information. This privacy statement summarizes these descriptions of what information we collect online and how we use it.
We offer users the option to provide us personal information about themselves. We use this information to enable users to communicate with their lawmakers and to personalize user sessions. We will not reveal, rent, or otherwise make available any personal information or email addresses to third parties.
When you register, 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 your elected officials without having to register each time. Registration is voluntary.
Use of Registration Information
This website uses any information voluntarily given by users to make sure that their communications are correctly delivered to their elected officials, and will not share this information with third parties. This information may be used, however, to gauge the effectiveness of certain grassroots activities.
We are committed to respecting the privacy and security of all visitors to our website. We recognize that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to protect your privacy and to provide you with choices about how that information is shared.
We do not disclose to third parties any information it gathers from the website which could be used to track your individual access and navigation of our site. In order to maintain the integrity of the personal information you provide, we deploy computer encryption technology to protect your information from unauthorized access or release.
We may use email and street addresses voluntarily provided by site visitors to notify them of updates, products, services or upcoming events. Site visitors who do not wish to receive such notifications via email can choose to opt out of receiving such information at any time so indicating either at time of registration, or upon receipt of any promotional email.
Non-identifiable website visitor data may be collected and used in aggregate to help shape and direct the creation and maintenance of content.
It is your right to stop receiving email any time you choose and to only receive relevant and wanted email. We only collect and hold your email address in order to enable you to send communications to your legislators. You can unsubscribe from our email list at any time and for any reason. Please reply to any email with a request to unsubscribe and we will remove you from our distribution lists.
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 GMWashington@gm.com.
This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage users when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each website that collects personally identifiable information. If you have any questions or concerns regarding what is done with information provided via this site, please e-mail your concerns to GMWashington@gm.com.