Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The following explains what information we collect about you, how we use it, and what choices you have regarding this information. This policy applies to all information collected from or submitted to

What We Know About You

In general, you can browse this site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. This site automatically recognizes your domain name, IP address, browser version, operating system, and the referring site you passed through to reach our site. These do not specifically identify you. This information is used for website traffic analysis.

Any additional information you provide us through this website — such as your name, email address, and zip code, or other personally identifiable information — is collected only upon your consent. You provide such information when you sign up for an email newsletter, register for an event, or make an online contribution.

How We Use What We Learn

Information we collect is used to improve our site and to give you information that you’ve requested. We also use it to keep you apprised of events or conferences, confirm receipts of donations, or comply with the law.

How We Use “Cookies”

Our site may use “cookies” to improve your navigation through the site and to help us make the site more useful to you. A “cookie” is a small text file on your computer’s hard drive that our site uses to collect information about how you use our site. The cookie transmits this information back to our site each time you visit a page on our site, thus allowing us to identify our most popular pages, features, and data. We use this information to improve our site to more effectively meet your needs.

You can control or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed.

Choices You Have

If you wish to opt-out of receiving communications from us at any time, please let us know by emailing or using the unsubscribe option on any of our communications. You can also contact [email protected] to request to see your personal data, to request that we correct or delete your personal data, or to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data.

How We Will Protect Your Personal Information

We take appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial measures to ensure that we keep your information secure, accurate, and up-to-date. We will keep your data only as long as is reasonable and necessary or until you ask us to delete it.

We will keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law.

We may use third parties to process your information on our behalf.

Donor Privacy and Online Transactions

The Open Markets Institute website uses third party vendor, Actblue Charities, to process online donations. Our donors’ information collected will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation. For more information, read the Actblue Charities privacy policies.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change this Privacy Policy, we will post those changes to this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it.