Privacy Statement for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and the Brady Center to Prevent Handgun Violence (Brady Center) have created this privacy statement to inform site visitors of the Brady Campaign and the Brady Center's data collection and storage practices, and guidelines for use of visitor data. This privacy statement covers practices related to www.bradycampaign.org, www.bradycenter.org, www.stategunlaws.org, www.bradyvoter.org, www.gunlawsuits.org, www.millionmommarch.org, www.bradynetwork.org, www.nrablacklist.org and any other Web pages associated with these primary domains.
The "remember me" function saves a cookie on your computer's browser so that you can be automatically logged-in when interacting with our sites. We suggest using this feature when you have exclusive or private access to the computer and browser you are using.
Email List Subscription
The Brady Campaign and the Brady Center use your email address to send you news and alerts that you have requested. When subscribing to this and future email lists, the Brady Campaign or Brady Center will collect and store the personal information that you provide. However, the Brady Campaign and the Brady Center will not sell your name or e-mail address to spammers or share it with unaffiliated groups.
Our "Action Alert" utility allows you to email your legislators through our Web site. By entering your address and zip code, you are matched to the appropriate member of Congress. The utility that we employ allows us to log your letter and its recipient, permitting us to track how many letters are delivered to which officeholders. Your letter to your elected official will never be shared outside the Brady Campaign and the Brady Center.
Making a Donation
When Web site users click a button or link to join or donate, to the Brady Campaign or Brady Center, you are directed to our form that is hosted on a secure Web server. If you choose to make a contribution with your credit card, your donation will be processed securely and in real time. Your credit card information will never be stored or misused by the Brady Campaign or Brady Center.
Our servers collect and aggregate user information site-wide, including anonymous site statistics, such as the number of views of each page. We log domain names and/or IP addresses of visitors (such as aol.com, 220.127.116.11, etc.), which permits us to know from where visitors originate, or what access service they use, without knowing their individual identities. This "host level" tracking is one of the ways we assess Web site traffic patterns.
Outside Links and Liability
The Brady Campaign and Brady Center Web sites are designed to provide site visitors the opportunity to learn more about the campaign to prevent gun violence, read updated news on the campaign, take action by contacting legislators, and make financial contributions to support our work. The URLs www.bradycampaign.org (and .com & .net) and www.bradycenter.org (and .com & .net) are the only Web site addresses that publish Brady Campaign and Brady Center information. Additionally, the Brady Campaign and Brady Center may include links to other organizations or Web pages on our Web site. The Brady Campaign and Brady Center are not responsible for the content, privacy policies, data security measures, or other links contained on Web sites linked from the Brady Campaign or Brady Center sites.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
Contacting the Brady Campaign and Brady Center
- Postal Mail:
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
1225 Eye Street NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
- Telephone: Brady Campaign (202) 898-0792, Brady Center (202) 289-7319
- Online: Contact Us
A copy of the latest registration and financial information filed by Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence may be obtained by contacting Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, 1225 Eye Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, D.C. 20005, (202)898-0792; or in FLORIDA, A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-HELP-FLA. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. SC-01720; in Maryland, for the cost of postage and copying, documents and information filed under the Maryland charitable organizations laws can be obtained from the Secretary of State, Charitable Division, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401; in Mississippi, the official registration and financial information of Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State's office by calling 1-888-236-6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement; in New Jersey, information filed with the Attorney General concerning this charitable solicitation may be obtained from the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey by calling (973) 504-6215. Registration with the Attorney General does not imply endorsement; in New York, a copy of the latest annual report can be obtained from the organization or from the Office of the Attorney General by writing the Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271; in North Carolina, financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the state; in Pennsylvania, the official registration and financial information of Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement; in Virginia, financial statements are available from the Virginia State Division of Consumer Affairs; in Washington, information relating to the financial affairs of Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence is available from the Secretary of State, and the toll-free number for Washington residents is 1-800-332-4483; in West Virginia, West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement.