Privacy Policy

The following terms and conditions describe how the Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports uses your information when you visit our website, post or forward any of our content, or contact us via email, regular mail, or any other electronic means.

Our Privacy and Data Gathering Policy

The Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports has created this privacy statement to demonstrate its firm commitment to the privacy of the Council’s website users. The following paragraphs describe the Council’s information gathering and dissemination practices. The privacy statement may change at any time; any changes will be posted on this page. This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline. Should you have additional questions, comments, or concerns, please contact us at or by mail at:

Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports
1100 First Street Northeast #825
Washington, D.C. 20002

The following topics describe how the Council uses information voluntarily submitted by its members and other visitors to these sites:,,, and

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy, we have taken the necessary precautions to comply with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent. If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your personal information. To learn more about your California privacy rights, visit

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are committed to complying fully with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). We limit the collection, use, and disclosure of personally identifiable information collected from anyone under 16 years of age. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at the address below. We encourage families to discuss their household guidelines regarding the online sharing of personal information.

Email Privacy

Your email address is used only within the Council. The Council does not share, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization. If you do not wish to receive email correspondence, please email your request to

Use of IP Addresses and Cookies

A unique number called an IP address identifies every computer sending or receiving information on the Internet. Each time you connect to the Internet, your computer is assigned an IP address. The Council uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with its server and to administer The Council’s website. “Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your web browser on your computer’s hard drive. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them. The Council uses cookies to maintain user session identity, and in some non-member areas, to store your username and password locally for ease of access.

External Links

The Council’s website contains links to other external websites that do not fall under the domain. The Council is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such external websites. If you choose to follow such links to external websites, you do so at your own risk.

E-Commerce for Donations

The Council uses a secure online order form for donors to make contributions to the organization. All transactions are handled by a trusted third party using the best commercial security practices. The Council does not receive or store credit card or other financial information. Periodically, the Council receives details of a transaction, including but not limited to date, time, name, email address, and amount of the donation.


From time to time, the Council may ask respondents for contact information (such as an email address) and demographic information (such as zip code). The Council also may use contact data from its surveys to send information about the Council.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under the Council’s control.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. Data maintained in our system will be protected using the security standards and procedures established by the Council.

The Council uses industry-standard safeguards to protect your personal information against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of your personal information. We will not share, sell, or exchange your personal information with any other entity for third-party fundraising or marketing purposes, except as provided in this Policy or as expressly consented to by you. To the extent that a third-party service provider is used to process any donations, the provider is bound by strict confidentiality rules, and your information will only be used to the extent necessary to process the donation. To third parties to market their products or services to you if you have [consented to/not opted out of] these disclosures. [We contractually require these third parties to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.]

Last Updated November 20, 2020