This website, application or online tool is operated by Town Hall Project (“Town Hall Project”, “we” or “us”).
Project with respect to your use of the townhallproject.com web site and other Town Hall Project or co-branded
web sites, applications, online tools and other online products or services which link to this Policy (the “Sites”)
so you can make an informed decision about using the Sites. We value your privacy and endeavor to provide you
with a safe and secure user experience.
This website is operated by Town Hall Project. We are not performing any services on behalf of any member of the
United States Congress or their offices. This website and tools are operated by Town Hall Project to help you
more easily connect with your elected representatives and better engage in the democratic process.
We reserve the right to change the provisions of this Policy at any time. We will alert you that changes have been
made by indicating on the Policy the date it was last updated. We encourage you to review this Policy from time
to time to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.
What Personal Information Do We Collect?
Active Collection: Personal information may be collected in a number of ways when you visit our Sites. We collect
certain information you voluntarily provide to us, such as if you join our email list, make a donation, fill
out a form, connect through a social feed, sign up to be a volunteer, use a tool on a Site or request information.
Such information may include personal information, such as your name, mailing address, email address, phone number,
and credit card information. We may also collect demographic information you may voluntarily provide from time
to time, such as in response to questionnaires, surveys, and interactive tools such as calculators, including
gender, ethnicity, education, income and interest information.
If this information is tied to personally identifiable information, it will be treated as personal information.
Personal and demographic information may also be collected if you provide such information in connection with
creating a profile or group, leaving comments, posting social media comments or other content, sending an email
or message to another user, or participating in any interactive forums or features on the Sites. In addition,
from time to time we may collect demographic, contact or other personal information you provide in connection
with your participation in surveys, sweepstakes, games, promotions and other activities on the Sites. We may
also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect on our Sites. This information
is not stored with any personally identifiable information you voluntarily provide.
Passive Collection: When you use the Sites, some information is also automatically collected, such as your Internet
Protocol (IP) address, your operating system, the browser type, pages viewed, the address of a referring web
site, and your activity on our Sites. If you access the Sites from a mobile device, we may also collect information
about the type of mobile device you use and the type of mobile Internet browsers you use. We treat this information
as personal information if we combine it with or link it to any of the identifying information mentioned above.
Otherwise, it is used in the aggregate only.
We may also automatically collect certain information through the use of “cookies” or web beacons. Cookies are
small data files stored on your hard drive at the request of a website. Among other things, cookies help us improve
our Sites and your experience. Information obtained from cookies and linked to personally identifying information
is treated as personal information. If you wish to block, erase, or be warned of cookies, please refer to your
browser manufacturer to learn about these functions. However, if you choose to remove or reject browser cookies,
this could affect certain features on our Sites. Web beacons are small, invisible graphic images that may be
used on the Sites or in emails relating to the Sites to collect certain information about usage and program effectiveness
and monitor user activity on the Sites.
Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others. We may allow others to serve advertisements on our behalf
technologies to collect information about your use of the Sites and other websites, including your IP address,
web browser, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked and conversion information. This information may
be used by Town Hall Project and others to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity
of certain content, deliver advertising and content targeted to your interests on the Sites and other websites,
and better understand your online activity. For more information about Internet-based ads, or to opt out of having
your web browsing information used for behavioral advertising purposes, please visit
Network Advertising and
What Personal Information Do We Share With Third Parties?
It is our policy not to share the personal information we collect from you through our Sites with third parties,
except as described in this Policy or as otherwise disclosed on the Sites. For example, we may share personal
information as follows:
- with vendors, consultants, and other service providers or volunteers who are engaged by or working with us and
who need access to such information to carry out their work for us;
- with organizations, groups or causes that we believe have similar viewpoints, principles, activities or objectives;
- when you give us your consent to do so, including if we notify you on the Sites, that the information you provide
will be shared or used in a particular manner and you provide such information;
- when you register to get connected locally, the information you provide to Town Hall Project and our organizers
may be shared with Town Hall Project’s partner organizations;
- when we are operating a co-branded site, application or tool, we may share the information you provide with the
party with whom we are co-branding;
- when we believe in good faith that we are lawfully authorized or required to do so or that doing so is reasonably
necessary or appropriate to comply with the law or legal processes or respond to lawful requests, claims or
legal authorities, including responding to lawful subpoenas, warrants, or court orders;
- when we believe in good faith that doing so is reasonably necessary or appropriate to respond to claims or to
protect the rights, property, or safety of Town Hall Project, our users, our employees, our volunteers, copyright
owners, third parties or the public, including without limitation to protect such parties from fraudulent,
abusive, inappropriate, or unlawful activity or use of our Site;
- to enforce or apply this Policy, our Terms of Service, or our other policies or agreements; and
- in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, reorganization, acquisition, asset sale, financing
or lending transaction or in any other situation where personal information may be disclosed or transferred
as one of the assets of Town Hall Project.
We are not responsible for the actions of any service providers or other third parties, nor are we responsible
for any additional information you provide directly to any third parties, and we encourage you to become familiar
with their privacy practices before disclosing information directly to any such parties. Nothing herein restricts
the sharing of aggregated or anonymized information, which may be shared with third parties without your consent.
Town Hall Project is volunteer driven and your experience is important to us. If you have any questions or concerns,
please feel free to