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This Privacy Policy outlines our practices for collection, use, and disclosure of your information that you provide to us when you use the Keep CT Affordable website (“Site”). By using our Site and/or checking the opt-in box on the registration or contributions page, you consent to our privacy policy. This Site, its features, and its contents are strictly to support interactions with US citizens. By providing your information on the Site, you certify that you are a US citizen in the United States.”

When do we collect information and what information do we collect?

We collect personally identifiable information (as defined below) from you when you register on our Site, subscribe to our newsletter, make a contribution, respond to a survey or fill out a form. When registering or contributing on the Site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, zip code, phone number, occupation, and/or employer, and when making a contribution, you may be asked to enter credit card information (“Personally Identifiable Information” or “PII”). You may, however, visit our Site anonymously.

As explained below, we also collect certain non-personal information regarding your use of the Site.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in the following ways:
  • To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
  • To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To complete and report any information related to contributions as required by law
  • To administer a survey or other Site feature
  • To send periodic emails or text messages following up on the issue you expressed interest in or the transaction you initiated on our Site

On occasion, we may also share or sell PII, other than credit card information, — that you voluntarily provide us — with like-minded organizations, committees, or candidates committed to our principles.

Submitting your e-mail address anywhere on the Site may result in your email address being added to the Keep CT Affordable email list. You may receive emails that may include organization news, political updates, issue briefs or action alerts, etc. By checking the opt-in box on the registration page, you are authorizing the Keep CT Affordable to send occasional text messages to the mobile phone number you provided.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. Additionally, opt-out options are available for text messages. Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request, as some communications may already be in process.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (cookies are small files that most websites transfer to your computer through your Web browser (if you allow) that enable such sites to recognize your browser and store certain information). Cookies do not contain any personal information about you. We use cookies to compile aggregate data about Site traffic and Site interaction so that we can offer better Site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in analyzing our Site visitors. Such service providers are prohibited from using the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our Site.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We reserve the right to share your information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, or servicing you. We also release individual information when required to comply with the law, enforce our Site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety. And, as noted above, on occasion, we may also share or sell PII, other than credit card information, — that you voluntarily provide us — with like-minded organizations, committees, or candidates committed to our principles. By voluntarily providing your information, you are agreeing that we may use that information in the manners described.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), in that we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, information and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years of age or older. By checking the applicable box when registering to receive information from us or making a contribution, you represent and warrant that you are 13 years of age or older.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change our privacy policy at any time. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on March 15, 2019.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, you may contact us using the information below:


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