Privacy Policy

Last updated: June 20, 2012

Welcome to the website of American Action Forum (“AAF”). We know your online privacy is important to you, and we want you to know how we may collect, use, disclose or store Personal Information on this and Related Project Websites. “Personal Information” is your name, contact information and other data associated with your name or contact information.

This Privacy Policy applies to AAF’s online collection of Personal Information via this Website and any Related Project Websites. Please note that this Policy does not govern AAF’s offline collection of Personal Information or collection of Personal Information, online or offline, by AAF’s parent(s), affiliates, or any other entity, unless otherwise specifically stated. This Policy does not apply to AAF’s presence on a third-party social networking site or any mobile applications not offered for download on this Website – please see the privacy statements at those locations to learn how your information will be handled.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated by reference into the Website’s Terms of Use:

Personal Information

We collect the Personal Information you provide us when you request information, register with our Website, make a donation, or otherwise contact us. AAF uses such information to provide you service, improve its offerings and advance its mission.

We may share your Personal Information with our service providers and affiliates, as well as other organizations that share our views. We may make this information available to other third parties. We will disclose Personal Information if required by law, and may share it in order to protect the legal rights, property or safety of us or third parties. We also will disclose Personal Information to any new or successor entity, should AAF be reorganized, acquired or merged with another entity, in whole or part.

Children’s Privacy

This Website and any Related Project Website are not directed to children younger than thirteen years old. We do not knowingly collect, use, store, or disclose the Personal Information of any person under the age of thirteen. When a user discloses Personal Information on the Website, or any Related Project Website, he or she is representing his or her age as at least thirteen years.

Cookies and Similar Technologies

Like many websites, this Website and Related Project Websites use cookies, image tags, and similar technologies. A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that is stored on your computer. Image tags (also called web beacons, web bugs, clear GIFs or single-pixel GIFs), which work in conjunction with cookies, are small image files that may be located on select pages of our Website, or Related Project Websites, or within web-based emails that we may send. We also collect your IP address and other information that your browser makes available as a function of visiting our Website.

We use these technologies to learn how our site is used, save your preferences and improve the performance and offerings of our Website and Related Project Websites. These technologies do not collect Personal Information, as they do not include your name or contact information.We may share information collected via these technologies to improve our offerings, to advance our mission, or for other purposes

Third-Party Links and Ads

This Website and Related Project Websites may include links to online offerings provided by third parties that AAF does not own or control. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those third-party offerings. We encourage you to visit any privacy statement available at those locations to learn how your Personal Information may be collected and used.

This Website and Related Project Websites may contain advertisements provided by third parties. Often, these third-party advertisers employ cookies and similar technologies. This Privacy Policy does not apply to third party ads that may appear on our Website or Related Project Websites, even if we have relationships with those third parties and even if their advertisements appear on our Website. Please visit the privacy statements of these third parties to learn about their practices.


AAF has taken steps designed to protect your Personal Information, and we require our service providers to take similar precautions. Nonetheless, we cannot guarantee that your Personal Information will not be accessed without authorization.Please note that Personal Information sent over an unsecured Internet connection could be obtained by third parties.


If you have questions concerning this Privacy Policy and/or the Website or Related Project Websites, please contact: 202-559-6420

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