DC for Democracy is committed to protecting your online privacy and the security of information that you provide to us.

Use of Information

We will potentially use this information to send you news and information about DC for Democracy. We may use this information to send you material about our activities and campaigns. We may contact you by phone, email, or letter. DC for Democracy may share information with its successor organizations, if any.

We may, in accordance with Federal election law and any applicable District of Columbia law, exchange our contributor list and/or our membership list with successor organizations, and with other like-minded Democratic candidates and organizations. We will not share our mailing lists with non-political third parties.

We may use information provided when you contribute online via our website and contribute by mail to contact you for other purposes or to solicit you for additional contributions. DC for Democracy may also use postal mailing or email lists it acquires from other organizations. If you provide us with your email address, we will use your email address to send you updates.

We log IP addresses, or the location of your computer network on the Internet, for systems administrations and troubleshooting purposes. We also may use IP addresses in the aggregate to track which pages people visit in order to improve the quality of the site. We do not use these data to develop profiles of individual visitors to our web site.

Online Contributions

Federal and District of Columbia laws require us to collect and report your name, address, employer, occupation, and the amount of your contribution. If the contribution is made by credit card, federal law requires us to keep a record of the transaction.

Federal law requires us to use our best efforts to collect and report to the Federal Election Commission the name, mailing address, occupation and name of employer of individuals whose contributions exceed $200 in a calendar year. These records are available to the public. However, they cannot be used by other organizations for fundraising. For additional information, visit the FEC web site at www.fec.gov.

We will not sell or exchange your credit card information to any other third party under any circumstances.


Our web site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information under our control. Our server is located in a locked, secure environment.

When you contribute online, we use a secure server and SSL to protect your credit card number and other personal information during the transmission. SSL is short for Secure Sockets Layer, a protocol developed by Netscape for secure transmission of private information over the Internet. For more information on SSL, please visit the Netscape web site: http://home.netscape.com/security/techbriefs/ssl.html

You can unsubscribe from our email list by replying to any DC for Democracy email with the word “unsubscribe” in the subject line or by completing the unsubscribe form on this page:


To remove yourself entirely from our membership rolls, reply to any email with the word “remove” in the subject line.

Corrections and Changes
If you need to correct the information you have provided to us, please send us an email to dc4d@democracyinaction.org.

If you need to change your email address, you can unsubscribe from our mailing list and sign up again using your new information.

Links to Other Sites

Our site links to a limited number of other web sites. DC for Democracy is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of these web sites.


If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the information we have collected from you online, the practices of this site, or your interaction with this web site, send email to dc4d@democracyinaction.org.

You can also reach us via US Mail at:

    DC for Democracy PAC
    PO Box 65691
    Washington, DC 20035

DC for Democracy reserves the right to revise or update the policy used. Should any of our changes be substantial in nature, we will post them clearly and conspicuously in advance of their effective date.