Alliance For Just Money, Inc. (Illinois not-for-profit corporation file # 71737861; hereafter, “Alliance”) is committed to safeguarding your privacy. At all times we aim to respect any personal data you share with us, or that we receive from other organizations, and keep it safe. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) sets out our data collection and processing practices and your options regarding the ways in which your personal information is used.

This Policy contains important information about your personal rights to privacy. Please read it carefully to understand how we use your personal data. We may update this Policy from time to time without notice to you, so please check it regularly.

The provision of your personal data to us is voluntary. However, without providing us with your personal data (as appropriate), you will be unable to join our supporter network, apply to become a member, receive our email updates, campaign, event, and fundraising emails, contribute to our blog and forums, sign a petition, make a donation, apply to volunteer with us, or apply for employment with us.


1. We collect information about you:

  1. 1) When you give it to us DIRECTLY:
  2. You may give us your personal data in order to join our supporter network, receive our newsletter, campaign, events, and fundraising email, and/or apply to become a member. You may also give us your data when you sign a petition, when you apply to volunteer with us, when you apply for employment with us, when you contact us by phone, email or post, and/or when you donate money to us.
  4. 2) When you give it to us INDIRECTLY:
  5. Your information may also be provided to us when you follow us or otherwise interact with us on or via Twitter, when you like and/or join our page on Facebook or YouTube or interact with us in other ways on or via Facebook or YouTube
  7. 3) When you give permission to OTHER ORGANISATIONS to share it or it is AVAILABLE PUBLICLY:
  8. We may combine information you provide to us with information available from external publicly available sources. Depending on your privacy settings for social media services, we may also access information from those accounts or services. We use this information to gain a better understanding of you and to improve our communications and fundraising activities.
  10. 4) When you visit our WEBSITE:
  11. We use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and to enable us to personalize your online experience. Please refer to our Cookies Policy for details on the way our use of cookies affects your personal data.


2. What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

  1.  We will typically hold your name and email address when you contact us; and your name, email address and zip code when you register to be on our supporter network. If you apply to be a member, we will typically hold your name, email address, full postal address, telephone number, endorsement of our Mission and Guiding Principles, agreement (or decline) to be listed as a member on our website by name, town/city and state, and interest in serving on a committee. However, we may request other information where it is appropriate and relevant, for example:
    • Your bank details or debit/credit card details (if you make a donation), or on-line payment account details
    • Details of campaigns you have supported and/or Alliance chapter(s) you have joined; details of topics/areas of interest to you and skills you have to offer; responses to surveys you have completed
  2.  Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views;
  3.  Any other information shared with us as per clause 1.


3. How and why will we use your personal data?

Personal data, however provided to us, will be used for the purposes specified in this Policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use your personal information to do one or more of the following:

  1.  Enable you to participate in our campaigns.
  2.  Send you information about our work, campaigns, events and fundraising opportunities and any other information, products or services that we provide (this will not be done without your consent).
  3.  Improve your browsing experience by personalizing your interaction with our website.
  4.  Handle the administration of any donation or other payment you make via credit/debit card, check, bank transfer, payment, or standing order for an automatic direct debit (We will provide your personal data to our online payment system only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments for transactions you enter into with us. We do not store your financial details).
  5.  Collect payments from you and send statements and/or receipts to you.
  6.  Handle the administration of your membership, volunteering, and/or employment application(s).
  7.  Conduct research into the impact of our campaigns.
  8.  Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website or us in general.
  9.  Make petition submissions to third parties, where you have signed the petition and the third party is a target of the campaign to which the petition relates.
  10.  List you (by name, town/city & state) as an Alliance member on our website if, and only if, you explicitly authorized us to do so in your membership application.
  11.  Audit and/or administer our accounts.


4. Audit and/or administer our accounts.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere in this Policy, we will disclose your information to regulatory and/or government bodies and/or law enforcement agencies upon request only when required to do so in order to satisfy legal obligations that are binding on us.


5. Security of and access to your personal data

We endeavor to ensure that there are appropriate and proportionate technical and organizational measures to prevent the loss, destruction, misuse, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or of access to your personal information. Beyond your name, email address, and zip code, which may be on our website with your consent or may be accessible to other Alliance members, your personal information is only accessible by appropriately trained Board members, staff and contractors.


6. Your rights

Where we rely on your consent to use your personal information, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. This includes the right to ask us to stop using your personal information for campaign purposes or to be unsubscribed from our email or website list at any time. You also have the following rights:

  1.  Right to be informed – you have the right to be told how your personal information will be used. This Policy and other policies and statements used on our website and in our communications are intended to provide you with a clear and transparent description of how your personal information may be used.
  2.  Right of rectification – if you believe our records of your personal information are inaccurate, you have the right to ask for those records to be updated.
  3.  Right to restrict processing – you have the right to ask for processing of your personal data to be restricted if there is disagreement about its accuracy or legitimate usage.To exercise these rights, please send a description of the personal information in question using the contact details in section 10 below. To unsubscribe from our email list email with ‘UNSUBSCRIBE’ in the subject line.Where we consider that the information with which you have provided us does not enable us to identify the personal information in question, we reserve the right to ask for (i) personal identification and/or (ii) further information.


7. Policy amendments

We keep this Privacy Policy under regular review and reserve the right to update from time-to-time by posting an updated version on our website, not least because of changes in applicable law. We recommend that you check this Privacy Policy occasionally to ensure you remain happy with it. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.


8. Third party websites

We link our website directly to other sites. This Privacy Policy does not cover external websites and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any external websites you visit via links on our website.


9. Updating information

You can check the personal data we hold about you, and ask us to update it where necessary, by emailing us here.


10. Contact

Please let us know if you have any queries or concerns whatsoever about the way in which your data is being processed by either emailing us, or by writing to us at the following address:

Board of Directors
Alliance For Just Money
1214 E. Washington Street
Bloomington, IL 61701


Cookies policy:

The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why.

Name of cookieOwnerPurpose for the cookieDuration
Cookie policy acceptAlliance For Just MoneyIdentifies whether the user has accepted the use of cookies on the website.Persistent
Google AnalyticsGoogleThis is a web analytics service provided that uses cookies to show us how visitors found and explored our website, and how we can enhance their experience. It provides us with information about the behavior of our visitors (for example, how long they stayed on the site, or which petitions are particularly popular) and also tells us how many visitors we have had. For more information on Google analytics, click here.Persistent
FacebookFacebookFacebook cookies allow us to track the website activity of visitors from our Facebook pages and to ensure that our social media activity is effective. For more information about Facebook’s cookies, click here.Persistent
DisqusDisqusEnables comments on blog postsSession
LinkedInLinkedInSet by Linkedin when a web page contains and embedded ‘share on Linkedin’ button. For more information about LinkedIn’s cookies, click hereSession
TwitterTwitterSet by Twitter when a web page contains and embedded ‘share on Twitter’ button. For more information on Twitter’s cookies, click hereSession
YouTubeYouTubeRegisters a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. For more information on YouTube’s cookies and privacy policy, click here.Session


By clicking accept when you first visited the website you consent to our use of cookies as updated from time to time. In particular, you consent to cookies being stored on your computer and/or mobile device (unless rejected or disabled by your browser).


Turning cookies off

Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default. However, most browsers let you turn off either all or third-party cookies. What you are able to do depends on which browser you are using. However, please be aware that this may impair or limit your ability to use our website. The option to do this is usually found in the options, settings or preferences menus of your browser or mobile device.

You may opt-out of Google’s analytics cookies by visiting Google’s opt-out page –


We may update our use of cookies from time to time and consequently we may update this policy. We recommend that you check this policy regularly.