Privacy Policy

CCAN Action Fund respects your right to privacy and is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust. We pledge to never sell or inappropriately share our list with any other unaffiliated group or individual. However, we may from time to time permit a group we strongly support and whose values we share to invite members of our list to voluntarily join another group’s email list. We have created the following privacy policy to inform you about the ways in which we collect and use this information. 

CCAN Action Fund does not collect any information from you without your knowledge and permission. In order to use some of the tools and functions, however, such as the online action center, you must enter some identifying information. CCAN Action Fund does not disclose this information to anyone except 1) to identify you, as described in the following three paragraphs, to those you contact through our website and 2) to manage our website and database with the help of service providers, who are subject to a non-disclosure agreement. Information you provide CCAN Action Fund is stored in a secure location and is accessible only by designated staff.

Online Activism

To send a message from our online action center to government officials and other decision-makers you must identify yourself by name, address and email address. CCAN Action Fund includes this information when we send your message. This is necessary for your message to be effective, and in the case of many government officials it is required. Additionally, when using “tell your friend” pages to forward an action alert, you must enter your name, your email address and the email address(es) of anyone you are sending it to. CCAN Action Fund includes your name and email address when we send your message.

Log Data

We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics, Facebook conversion tracking, and Google Tag Manager, which collect, monitor and analyze this type of information in order to increase our Service’s functionality. These third party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information. If you’d like to opt out, click here to see Google Analytics’ currently available opt-outs for the web and click here for instructions on opting out of Facebook pixel.


Cookies are files with a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and transferred to your device. We use cookies to collect information in order to improve our services for you.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. The Help feature on most browsers provides information on how to accept cookies, disable cookies or to notify you when receiving a new cookie.

If you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some features of our Service and we recommend that you leave them turned on. 

If you’d like to opt out of internet advertising, click here for the National Advertising Initiative’s opt out program.  

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services and/or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform specific tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use your information for any other purpose.

Other Places Information May Be Requested

In addition to information you enter when sending messages to friends and decision-makers from CCAN Action Fund’s website, you may submit information directly to CCAN Action Fund for purposes including donating, subscribing to email updates or entering a contest. CCAN Action Fund will not disclose this information to any unaffiliated group except in accordance with any rules you agree to, and, as described above, to manage our website and database with the help of service providers, who are subject to a non-disclosure agreement.

Communications from CCAN Action Fund

If you have opted to receive any of our publications by email you are able at any time to unsubscribe by following the directions that appear in the email itself or by contacting CCAN Action Fund at

Secure Transactions

When you donate or submit a payment to CCAN Action Fund via our website, your credit card information is encrypted and transmitted via a secure connection. CCAN Action Fund uses your credit card information only for the purpose of processing your donation. We will not disclose this information except as necessary to process your donation and we do not store it once your donation has been processed.