I. SAI PRIVACY NOTICE

Privacy is very important to the Second Amendment Institute (SAI). As part of the normal operation of our services we may collect information about you. This Privacy Notice describes the information we collect about you and what may happen to that information. The privacy practices of this statement apply to the www.sainational.org, www.sainational.revv.co, and any other web site used by the Second Amendment Institute.

The Information We Collect

At some SAI sites, you may be able to make contributions, sign petitions, complete surveys, vote in polls or otherwise express an opinion or participate. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these pages include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and information about your interests in and use of various programs and policies. 

We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g.,Firefox, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows Vista or Mac OSX) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., Verizon, AOL, Comcast).

We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our programs, to respond to your inquiries, and to contact you about future programs that we believe may be of interest to you.

The information we collect in connection with our websites is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to facilitate participation in grassroots lobbying, fundraising, and other programs. We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage.

On occasion, some of our sites may contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties. 

Cookies

To enhance your experience with our sites, our web pages may use "cookies." Cookies are text files we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information. However, once you choose to furnish the site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. 

We use cookies to understand site usage and to improve the content and offerings on our sites. For example, we may use cookies to personalize your experience at our web pages (e.g., to recognize you by name when you return to our site), or to save your password in password-protected areas.

Our Commitment to Security

We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. We do not save your credit card information, nor provide this information to any third party.

This policy defines how SAI uses its email list for bulk distribution.

II.EMAIL POLICY

I. List Sharing

SAI does not share email addresses collected on www.sainational.org, www.sainational.revv.co, and any other SAI affiliated websites.

SAI does not share email addresses collected at training events without permission.

SAI does not share email addresses of members of affiliated college organizations without permission.

SAI may include messages or news about other organizations or events in its newsletters and emails.

II. Subscription Methods for SAI’s Email Lists

Users "Subscribe" (i.e. opt-in) to SAI communications by:

  • Registering for or attending any event.

  • Submitting any digital forms on any websites created for or hosted by SAI. 

  • Completing any paper form or list at or related to any SAI event, or function.

  • Subscribing to any SAI electronic or paper publication.

  • Providing an email address to a SAI staff member, intern, or other agent via phone, postal mail, email, or in person.

III. Unsubscribing from the SAI's Email Lists

At any time a user may unsubscribe from receiving email correspondence from the SAI.

  • Click the "Unsubscribe link" provided in all email messages.

  • Make a request by email, phone, or postal mail.

The user may be required to supply their email address for unsubscribing. Upon submission of the request, the email address will be removed from SAI’s email list.

If the request is made online, unsubscribing will remove the email address from all SAI email lists and should take effect in less than 2 business days. If the request is made by phone or email, removal from the list will be effective no later than 5 business days. After successfully unsubscribing it may take up to two days for any email sent prior to the unsubscribe request to propagate to the recipient. 

If the recipient chooses, they may subscribe again. (See Section II)

IV. Email Frequency

SAI attempts to limit the number of emails a contact receives to two or fewer per day.

V. Email Format and Content

All emails sent by SAI are formatted in text or HTML. The email will be sent from an email address that allows responses with the domain @sainational.org. The sender may be a SAI staff member's individual email account or a departmental/Group/Event email account.

All email messages are scanned using up-to-date virus definitions before being sent. Any images contained in the message body will be either attached to the email or hosted on a SAI website. All attachments are scanned for viruses before being sent.

All emails will direct the recipient to SAI's website for unsubscribing and will contain the SAI's mailing address and main phone number. Messages will contain information about, but not limited to personal correspondence, updates on schools, events, and other related news about or relating to SAI or the gun rights movement. All subject lines will contain an accurate description or call to action relating to the message contents or purpose. Emails sent from SAI, shall not purposely contain obscene or offensive language.

All questions about an email's language should be reported to SAI at contact@sainational.org. All emails will be sent individually to each recipient. The recipient's email or other personal information will never be BCC (Blind Carbon Copied) or CC (Carbon Copied) in any email with the exception of intra-office communication with SAI staff. It isSAI's policy never to exchange confidential data via email including credit card or other bank information.

VI. Removing and Verifying Email address

SAI verifies email addresses on an ongoing basis and reserves the right to remove any email address from the system. Email addresses will be removed for reasons including, but not limited to rejection, failure, "bounce," or repeatedly responding with automatic replies.

VII. Forwarding and Relaying

All email messages are intended only for the recipient and are not intended to be forwarded to other users or groups unless expressed by SAI. SAI is not responsible for any viruses, content changes, or other malicious activity that may occur from sending or receiving forwarded emails.

The SAI email system does not allow forwarding or relaying of email messages through our mail servers.

SAI reserves the right to change this policy at any time and without prior notice.

SAI reserves the right to change this policy at any time and without prior notice.