Terms & Privacy

IssueVoter Terms of Service

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these website Terms and Conditions of Use (hereinafter Terms and Conditions), all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law. Issue Voter, Inc. reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions, including the Privacy Policy included below, at will without any notice to users. Continued use of this website means that you are agreeing to be bound by the most current version of these Terms and Conditions.

All changes to these Terms and Conditions are effective immediately, and if you do not agree to the modified terms, you should discontinue your use of the Issue Voter, Inc. website.

The name Issue Voter, Inc., and any graphic depictions of that name contained on the Issue Voter, Inc. website, are trademarks of Issue Voter, Inc. and are protected by all applicable rights and laws.

Use License


The materials on Issue Voter, Inc.'s website are provided "as is". Issue Voter, Inc. makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Issue Voter, Inc. does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site. To the extent permitted by law, Issue Voter, Inc. excludes all warranties.


When permitted by law, Issue Voter, Inc. and its suppliers, will not be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Issue Voter, Inc.'s website, even if Issue Voter, Inc., or an Issue Voter, Inc. authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply in any particular case. In no case will Issue Voter, Inc. or its suppliers, be liable for any loss or damage that is not reasonably foreseeable.

Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Issue Voter, Inc.'s website may include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Issue Voter, Inc. does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete, or current. Issue Voter, Inc. reserves the right to make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice; however, Issue Voter, Inc. is under no obligation to update those materials.


Issue Voter, Inc. has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Issue Voter, Inc. of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user's own risk, and is governed by the terms and conditions of the third party website contained in the link.

Governing Law and Litigation of Claims

Any and all claims arising out of, or relating to Issue Voter, Inc.'s website, or the Terms and Conditions outlined in this document, shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

If a particular term or condition is found by a court of law to be unenforceable, this will not affect any other term or condition contained in this document.

Any and all claims arising out of, or relating to, these Terms and Conditions will be litigated exclusively in the federal or state courts of New York City, New York County, USA, and you and Issue Voter, Inc. consent to personal jurisdiction in those courts.

Failure on the part of Issue Voter, Inc. to take action regarding a specific violation of these Terms and Conditions, does not mean that Issue Voter, Inc. is giving up any legal rights it may have to seek redress for such violations in the future.

These Terms and Conditions control the relationship between Issue Voter, Inc. and you. They do not create any third party beneficiary rights.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles. Any questions you might have regarding these Terms and Conditions should be sent to info@issuevoter.org.

Privacy Policy

Effective as of September 25, 2016


Issue Voter, Inc. ("We") respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website www.issuevoter.org (our "Website") and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

What Information Does this Privacy Apply to?

This policy applies only to user-provided information we collect and information available via Cookies, Log Files and Third Party Services obtained:
This policy does not apply to information collected by:
  • Us offline or through any other means, including, but not limited to, any other website operated by us or any third party (including our affiliates); or
  • Any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on this Website, or in an email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website.

We strongly encourage you to read the Privacy Policies of any such third party sites before sharing your personal information with them.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify, amend, or change this policy at our sole discretion. In accordance with the provisions of this policy, we will make every reasonable effort to inform our users of any and all changes to our privacy policy in a timely manner; however, your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes. If we make material changes to how we treat our users' personal information, we will notify our users through a notice or on the Website home page. As a user of our website, you are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes. If for any reason you do not agree to the terms of any future modifications of our Privacy Policy, then you should discontinue your use of our Website at that time.

Types of Personal Information that will be Obtained

Personal information that may be obtained from our users now or in the future pursuant to the provisions contained within this Privacy Policy includes, but may not be limited to:

Intended Uses of Personal Information that has been Obtained

We use the personal information you submit to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the Website.

By providing your email address, you consent to receiving service-related emails, including those required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. You may also receive other messages, such as newsletters. If you do not want to receive alerts or newsletters, you may opt out or change your preferences. You may not opt out of some service-related emails except by deleting your account here.

We may share your personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, number of clicks, and other similar types of information) with third parties for the purpose of providing the Website to you or if required to do so by law or subpoena.

Sharing Personal Information With Third Parties

As of the effective date of this Privacy Policy, we do not intend to share any personal information we obtain from our users with any third parties, including but not limited to, advertisers. We reserve the right to change this in the future in accordance with the provisions listed within the applicable Privacy Policy.

Data Security Practices

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information by employing reasonable industry standard security safeguards, we cannot completely guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website against any type of loss or theft, including, but not limited to, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on our Website.

Information from Users Under the Age of 13

We are strongly invested in protecting the privacy of minors, and so we will not knowingly collect any information from minors who are under the age of 13. If we find out on our own, or are otherwise made aware, that we are in possession of such information, we will delete it as soon as possible from our records.

For California Residents

In accordance with California Civil Code Section § 1798.83, users of our Website that are California residents are permitted to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to: info@issuevoter.org. Upon our receipt of such a request, we will make every reasonable effort to respond to that request in a timely fashion.


We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with all of the provisions contained within this Privacy Policy in order to ensure that the confidentiality and integrity of our users’ personal information is protected and maintained. Any questions you might have regarding this Privacy Policy should be directed to info@issuevoter.org.

Third Party Policies

IssueVoter uses various third party API services in order for our website to function. We have no control over the terms & policies of these third party platforms, but will provide links below for your review. By continuing to use IssueVoter, you signify that you have read, understood, and agree to be governed by the following third party platform policies.

Google ReCAPTCHA & Civic APIs

This site is protected by Google reCAPTCHA for site login security, as well as Google Civic API in order to find your elected lawmakers. The Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply to the use of these third party services.

ProPublica Congress API

This site uses the ProPublica Congress API in order to automatically import vital data about legislation in Congress. Their Terms of Service apply to the use of these third party services.