Privacy Policy - Define American

Privacy Policy

Define American is committed to internet privacy and makes every effort to ensure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information.

When you sign up to receive updates from Define American, or send us your story through our Story Tool, sign a pledge or petition, attend a Define American event, or make a donation online, you are automatically added to our email list. All communications will come directly from Define American. Define American will not share your personal information with 3rd parties.  Each Define American communication will have an unsubscribe link or some other method by which you can easily opt out of further correspondence.

If you are a Define American supporter and you do NOT wish to have your information available to Define American, please contact us at

If you choose to make a donation to Define American, your credit card information will not be used for another purpose or shared with 3rd parties. If you purchase merchandise from our online store, your credit card information will be used only for this transaction through the campaign’s online store using its secure online payment system. Define American does not retain credit card information or transmit it to anyone else.

A common practice on the internet is the use of “cookies.” Define American may place a “cookie,” in your web browser. This cookie is a small file that saves information you give us so that you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit. This allows us to provide you the best web experience possible on the Define American web site.

When You Leave Us
The Define American web site may contain links to other sites that are not managed by the Define American campaign. Linking to these web sites does not necessarily imply an endorsement of privacy policies governing the content and practices of other web sites. You should be aware of privacy policies listed on those web sites in order to protect your personal information.

EEA Resident Rights
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area, you have the following data protection rights:
If you wish to access, correct, update or request deletion of your personal information, you can do so at any time by contacting us at
In addition, you can object to processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict processing of your personal information or request portability of your personal information.
You have the right to opt-out of marketing communications we send you at any time. You can exercise this right by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in the marketing emails we send you.
Similarly, if we have collected and processed your personal information with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.
You have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority.
We respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right to keep any information in our archives that we deem necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

Policy Updates
Define American reserves the right to change this privacy policy as necessary to support the campaign. This privacy policy statement will be updated if and when the policy changes.

Last updated: May 14, 2018