Privacy Policy

American Conservative Union/American Conservative Union Foundation Privacy Notice

Effective Date: May 28, 2020

This Privacy Notice applies to personal information and other information collected by the American Conservative Union and/or the American Conservative Union Foundation (hereinafter, “ACU”) or our service providers from or about you when you (i) attend to an ACU event or conference, or (ii) respond to our emails, text and other electronic messages between you and ACU or our service providers. Unless otherwise specified, this Privacy Notice does not apply to any other information collected in any other way (whether online or offline) or for any other purpose.

WHAT PERSONAL AND OTHER INFORMATION DOES ACU COLLECT?

ACU or our service providers may collect personal information and other information from or about you. The information collected comprises:

  • Name
  • Company
  • Telephone Number
  • Email Address
  • Mailing Address

This information is gathered by in-person request, from public sources, or from third party data providers.

HOW DOES ACU USE YOUR INFORMATION?

ACU may use, in its legitimate interest, information that we collect from or about you, including any personal information:

  • to provide ongoing service and support, including event-related communications;
  • to email or otherwise send you marketing or other promotional information about ACU’s or others' products or services that may interest you;
  • to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide the information;
  • as otherwise required or permitted by law;
  • and/or for any other purpose with your consent.

ACU does not share your personal information except as approved by you for example, when you agree to our sharing your information with other third parties for their own marketing purposes subject to their separate privacy policies.

ACU seeks to re-verify the accuracy of all of the information on an ongoing basis. Data that is found to be inaccurate or out of data is removed from the database.

WITH WHOM DOES ACU SHARE YOUR INFORMATION?

We may disclose information that does not identify any individual (e.g., anonymous, aggregated data) without restriction.

ACU contracts with third-party service providers and suppliers (including marketing information research company and endeavors to provide the most accurate information possible) to deliver certain products, services on our behalf. Examples of such services provided on our behalf are mail delivery, website hosting, sending emails on our behalf, provide you with support on event activities. ACU may share your personal information with its service providers and suppliers to the extent necessary to hold live or virtual events, respond to your requests for information on our activities, or otherwise communicate to advance our mission of advancing conservatism. You will not have the opportunity to opt out of having your information shared with these third-party service providers and suppliers for these purposes, and they may contact you directly in connection with such purposes.

Third-party service providers and suppliers receiving personal information are expected to maintain privacy and security protections that are consistent with ACU’s privacy and information security policies. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only for the purposes for which it was originally intended or as required or permitted by law. However, unless otherwise dictated by law, ACU is not responsible for any improper use by such parties.

We may also disclose your personal information and other information, including across country borders:

  • if ACU determines in its good faith judgment that such disclosure is necessary to provide its services or to protect the rights, interests, safety, or property of its business, employees;
  • suppliers, customers, or others;
  • for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information;
  • as otherwise required or permitted by law; and/or
  • with your consent.

Unless permitted by relevant laws, ACU will not share, sell, trade, or lease your personal information to or with others except as provided for in this Privacy Notice.

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

ACU has implemented reasonable administrative, technical, and physical measures designed to protect your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, disclosure, use, alteration, or destruction.

CONTACT US - QUESTIONS ABOUT AND ENFORCEMENT OF THIS PRIVACY NOTICE

You have various rights in relation to your personal information, including:

  • the right to request access to your personal information;
  • correct any mistakes on your records;
  • erase any mistakes on our records; and/or
  • where we rely on your consent as our legal basis for use of your personal information you have a right to withdraw your consent to such use.

If you have questions regarding our compliance with this Privacy Notice, or if you want to exercise your rights stated above or any other rights that you have by law, please contact our offices at:

1199 North Fairfax Street, Suite 500, Alexandria, Virginia 22307
(202) 347-9388
[email protected]

ACU will attempt to resolve the issue as soon as possible. You also have the right to lodge a complaint to the Data Protection authority of your country.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY NOTICE

ACU will review and update this Privacy Notice periodically, and will note the date of its most recent revision above. If we make material changes to this Privacy Notice, we will notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes prior to implementing the changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this Privacy Notice frequently to be informed of how ACU is collecting, using, retaining, protecting, disclosing, and transferring your information.