The email addresses and other information collected from subscriptions,donations, advocacy campaigns or other opt-ins to the Action Potential newsletters are not sold, or disclosed to any third parties except for APNI, the company that provides and supports the software for this website. These addresses will only be used by our organization to send out Action Potential communications (for example, the Action Potential newsletters). You will not receive any mailings you did not request. The email addresses collected at Action Potential are stored on a server hosted by our technology provider Action Potential Networks Inc..
When you make a donation or participate in an online advocacy campaign Action Potential collects a variety of personal information about you in order to properly process the transaction(s). This personal information may include: name, address, phone, email address, your credit card information, "acknowledgement" or "in memory of" information,donation amount,legislator name and your personal message to that legislator. Action Potential enters this information into their database of supporters.
You have the option of making a donation and asking us not to acknowledge your donation. In this case we will enter your personal information into our database but have procedures in place to not acknowledge your donation in any publications, websites, email messages and other forms of external communications other than sending to you an email receipt of your donation.
We collect credit card information so that we can process donations and monthly fees. We maintain this information on our secure servers for our internal processes only. We also use a credit card processing company to process donations and monthly fees. This company does not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.