Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to PowerSwitch Action. Outlined below is our online privacy policy for information collected through our websites, social media platforms, and email lists.

Information we collect

PowerSwitch Action may collect and use personal information such as:

  • Your name and contact information;
  • Issues, campaigns, and programs you’re interested in;
  • Financial information necessary to process and track donations;
  • Other information you provide to us;
  • Other information as described below.

We use that information to administer and personalize our websites, emails, and social media posts; collect donations; send you updates and action alerts; and otherwise support our work to build the movement for a just economy.

Privacy of our email list

We may email you with occasional updates and opportunities for action. We will do our best to respect your time and attention. You can remove yourself from our e-mail list at any time, and simple instructions on how to remove yourself will be included in any e-mail you receive.

Browser information collected on our website

As with any website operator, PowerSwitch Action analyzes our website logs to constantly improve the value of our websites. We use an external service to provide real-time reporting to us and our authorized agents of browser accesses to our site. This reporting includes page views, unique views, unique visitors, repeat visitors, frequency of visits, and peak-volume traffic periods.

Personalization of content

We use cookies on our site to personalize and customize the experience of our visitors and to support some necessary functions. We also use cookies to better understand how our visitors use our site.

Securing your data

PowerSwitch Action takes all reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information. Although we make good faith efforts to store information we collect in a secure operating environment, we cannot guarantee complete security.

Sharing your data

We may share information about you with vendors, consultants, and other service providers or volunteers who are engaged by or working with us and who need access to such information to carry out their work for us; or with our affiliate organizations and the PWF Action Fund.

We may also match information collected from you with information from third-parties in order to better tailor content to your interests.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, PowerSwitch Action may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Cross-border data transfers

These PowerSwitch Action websites are published in the United States and are subject to laws of the United States. If you are located in a country outside the United States and voluntarily submit personal information to us, you thereby consent to the general use of such information as provided in this Privacy Policy and to the transfer of that information to, and/or storage of that information in, the United States. PowerSwitch Action shall not be liable under any circumstances for damages resulting from use of information collected from visitors to the site.

Other websites

This website contains links to other websites. PowerSwitch Action is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party site.

Updating this statement

This policy is effective July 12, 2022. PowerSwitch Action may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website.

Contact PowerSwitch Action

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or PowerSwitch Action's treatment of your personal information, please email or write to us at:

PowerSwitch Action
1305 Franklin St. Suite 501
Oakland CA 94612