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Privacy Policy

Your privacy and preferences are incredibly important to us.

Bottom line: We will never sell nor distribute your information to third parties, and you are in full control of whether or not you want to receive messages from Literacy & the Law.

If you would like to learn the specifics of our privacy policy, read on:

Information collected during your visit to literacyandthelaw.com

Literacy & the Law does not collect any personally-identifiable information during the course of your visit to our site.

Using Google Analytics, we only collect anonymous information that helps us to develop a comprehensive record of visitation statistics for our website. These statistics help us to track the effectiveness of our website user interface and content, search engine optimization, etc. The anonymous information we collect may include but is not limited to: the IP address of your computer / device, the pages viewed during your visit, the duration of your visit, and the technical capabilities of your computer / device.

Collection of your device’s IP address is completely anonymous. There is no way for us to use your IP address to collect personally-identifiable information from you, nor is there any way for us to associate your IP address with any personally-identifiable information we may already have on file.

Information collected when you contact us

When you contact us using our contact form, the form sends your message via email to our address: literacyandthelaw@csusm.edu. This form only collects and records your first name, your email address, the text of your email message, and your choice as to whether or not you want to subscribe to our email newsletter.

We also have a dedicated email newsletter subscription form, which sends your subscription request directly to our MailChimp account used to format and send our email newsletters. This form only collects and records your first name, and your email address.

We collect this information strictly for the purpose of communicating with you more effectively. Literacy & the Law will never sell or distribute your personal contact information to any third party. 

With regards to our email list, here is more information:

Information collected and used for our email list

Literacy & the Law maintains a database of email subscribers who will receive our newsletter, and occasional bonus email messages and announcements. These newsletters and email messages will typically contain general news and information about civics education, and/or specific news about important upgrades and additions to the Literacy & the Law project, curriculum, and website.

We typically send newsletters or email messages quarterly (ie: once every three months), but we reserve the right to increase or decrease that frequency at any time. In the event of a major permanent increase in email frequency, we will prominently warn all subscribers and give them a chance to unsubscribe.

Our email subscriber list consists of:

You are free to opt-in to our email list at any time. To do so, please use our subscription form. Subscribers are only asked to provide their first name and email address.

You are also free to opt-out of our mailing list at any time. To do so, the most effective method is to simply click the “Unsubscribe” link that appears prominently at the very bottom of all of our email messages.

Literacy & the Law will never sell nor distribute our email list to any third parties.

Questions or comments?

If you have any questions or comments about our privacy policy, please contact us.