Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

We may collect aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations is also collected.

Any 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 contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
  • To send periodic emails following up on the issue or transaction you initiated on our site

No personally identifiable information (i.e. name, address, telephone number, email) will be collected unless it is voluntarily submitted to us via a comment or an email address form. By submitting that information to us, you consent to the use and method of disclosure as described in this Privacy Policy. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information, except to trusted, like-minded third parties that agree to keep your information strictly confidential. We will release individual information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

We may 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.

A cookie is a small, encrypted data string our servers store on your hard drive with a unique generated User ID number when you visit our site. Google, Facebook and other third-party vendors display our advertisements on sites across the internet, and we use these cookies to tailor advertising to you based on your past visits to our sites in a process called “remarketing.”

Cookies do not store personally identifiable information, and they cannot access or otherwise compromise the data on your hard drive. We do not share our cookie information directly with any third-party, with the exception of those required to manage our remarketing campaign.

Additionally, Google Analytics will be used to track information on visitors to for the purpose of website optimization and assessing whether key audiences are visiting the site.

Google Analytics uses a first-party cookie and JavaScript code to collect information about visitors. Visitors to this website who have javascript enabled are tracked using Google Analytics. Google Analytics anonymously tracks how visitors interact with a website, including where they came from and what they did on a site.

Google Analytics collects the following types of information from users:
– Type of user agent (web browser) used, software manufacture and version number.
– Type of operating system
– Screen colors (color processing ability of the user’s screen)
– Javascript support
– Flash version
– Screen resolution
– Network location and IP address
– Can include country, city, state, region, county, or any other geographic data.
– Hostname
– Bandwidth (internet connection speed)
– Time of visit
– Pages visited
– Time spent on each page of the website
– Referring site
– The website (URI) the user came through in order to arrive at this website (example: clicking on a hyperlink from that took the user to this website)
– Search engine query used (example: typing in a phrase into a search engine like Google, and clicking on a link from that search engine)

This data DOES NOT include any personalized identification information such as:
– Name
– Phone Numbers
– Mailing Addresses
– Social Security Numbers
– Bank Account Numbers
– Credit Card Information

This information is used to administer and update the website. will be a more user-friendly site if we know which pages our users are visiting and how often. We will also assess whether the visitors to the site match the expected site demographics and determine how key audiences are navigating the content.

If you don’t want us to establish this cookie, you can choose to change your browser settings to disable cookies; additionally, you can opt out of the ads displayed as a result of your visit to this site by changing your settings for Google and Facebook.

Please note that Google and its wholly-owned subsidiaries may retain and use, subject to the terms of its Privacy Policy (located at, or such other URL as Google may provide from time to time), information collected in your use of the Google Analytics service.
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.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance: Because we value your privacy, we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent, except as otherwise required by federal or state law.

By using our website, you consent to our privacy policy.

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

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.

We can be reached via email at [email protected] or you can reach us by telephone at 1-202-772-0453.

This policy was last modified on July 12, 2018.