Clean Wisconsin's Privacy Policy

Clean Wisconsin’s website is intended to serve as a tool to inform members and users about environmental issues relating to Wisconsin and our work. In the course of providing this online service, you may be asked for your name, address, e-mail address and other information. By using this site, you are accepting the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use our site. Clean Wisconsin reserves the right to modify or amend the terms of our Privacy Policy from time to time without notice. If you continue to use our site after we post changes to this Privacy Policy, it will mean that you accept those changes. Our policy regarding the privacy of your personal information is as follows:

Normal website usage
Clean Wisconsin has a firm commitment to Internet privacy. You can visit most portions of cleanwisconsin.org without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. 

Collection and use of personally identifiable information
As part of some interactions on this site, you may be asked for your name, address, email address and other contact information. The information we collect is intended to help us improve the content of our site, to provide you with accurate information about your elected officials and the interactions you take part in, and to provide decision-makers with necessary information about who is speaking out on a particular issue.

If you join or donate to Clean Wisconsin online, you will receive our regular membership communications. You can, at any time, ask to no longer receive these communications; see the Opt-Out section below.

Clean Wisconsin uses industry-accepted data collection and encryption methodologies in an attempt to ensure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information through use of our secure online donation site, Network for Good. Please see the privacy policy on this site.

Clean Wisconsin does not sell or otherwise disclose your personal information outside the organization. However, if you become a member of Clean Wisconsin, some information on our membership lists, such as your name and mailing address, may be exchanged with other organizations. Members may opt out of such membership list exchanges by following the Opt-Out Procedures below.

The Use of “Cookies”
Clean Wisconsin uses “cookies,” or simple text files stored by a visitor’s web browser, to collect anonymous data about visitors to our website. This information includes pages viewed, date and time of visit, browser type, and geographic region. Clean Wisconsin does not make any association between this information and the visitor’s identity. This anonymous data is used specifically to assess the effectiveness of Clean Wisconsin’s website.

As part of Clean Wisconsin’s marketing initiatives, Google will show Clean Wisconsin ads on sites on the Internet. Google uses cookies to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to Clean Wisconsin’s web pages. Users may opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page.

Other Web Sites
Our Site may contain links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another web site for which Clean Wisconsin has no responsibility. This privacy policy applies solely to the Clean Wisconsin Site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours. 

Opt-Out and Correction Procedures:
To opt-out of having your membership information exchanged with other organizations or to unsubscribe from Clean Wisconsin communications, send us e-mail or postal mail to the address below. 

In your letter or e-mail, make sure to give us your:

  • Full Name
  • Mailing address (including city, state and Zip code)
  • Indication that you do not wish to have your membership information exchanged with other organizations, and/or other instructions.
  • For email, please include "Privacy Policy" in the subject.

Clean Wisconsin may contact you by email to communicate advocacy and educational messages and other information that may be of interest to users of this Site. To opt out of receiving such future email communications from us:

  1. We provide you with the opportunity to opt-out at the point where we request information from you, such as when you take action through our site.
  2. You also have an opportunity to opt-out of receiving future email communications from us by following the "Unsubscribe" instructions contained in emails we send you.

We may continue to contact you via email for administrative or informational purposes, including follow-up messages regarding the administration of your account, renewal of your membership, or other transactions you have undertaken.

Email Action Network Privacy

For those subscribed to our email action network - please know we will never share your email address. We respect your right to privacy and will keep confidential any personal information you share with us. Personal information you provide through our Action Network host site is stored in a secure location, and is accessible only to designated staff. We will not disclose the information we collect to individuals outside our organization. Our emails to you may include "web beacons" that allow us to track that you opened the email or that you click on a link in the email. We use these beacons to gauge member interests and to help us write more engaging messages that match those interests. Beacons can be disabled in many email programs by disabling images or by viewing only text versions of emails.Should you desire not to receive any further emails from us, you will be given clear directions in every email message on how to unsubscribe.

Communication Information:Complaint Procedure:
If you suspect that we have handled your personal information in a manner that doesn't comply with the Privacy Policy, please email an explanation to info@cleanwisconsin.org or send a letter to the address below.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, our contact information is:

Clean Wisconsin
ATTN: Membership
634 W. Main St. #300
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 251-7020
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