Welcome to portlanddsa.org, the website of the Democratic Socialists of America, Portland, OR chapter (Portland DSA). We know that you care how information about you is used and shared. This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for portlanddsa.org and applies solely to information collected by this website. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. It will notify you of the following:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  • What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  • The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use and Sharing

Portland DSA only has access to/collects personal information that you voluntarily give us via form submission. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. By providing portlanddsa.org your email address, we may use your email address to send you other messages, such as newsletters, changes to features of portlanddsa.org, or changes to this Privacy Policy. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you may opt out by emailing info@portlanddsa.org. We may store personal information in locations outside the direct control of Portland DSA (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers).

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via email at info@portlanddsa.org:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Use of Cookies

portlanddsa.org may send one or more cookies – a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and and enhance your navigation through the website. A cookie does not collect personal information about you. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can set your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of portlanddsa.org may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.

Links to Other Websites

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Portland DSA recognizes that credit card information is particularly sensitive. Credit card information cannot be accessed by portlanddsa.org. Secure transactions for this website are done via www.z2systems.com who use a Thawte certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information. The Privacy Policy of Z2 Systems is located at https://www.neoncrm.com/privacy/.

Privacy and Security

Portland DSA cares about the integrity and security of your personal information. When you submit personally identifiable information via portlanddsa.org, your information is protected both online and offline. Only members who need the information to perform a specific responsibility (for example, sending an email newsletter) are granted access to personally identifiable information. Access to your personal information is restricted within Portland DSA in accordance with our chapter’s Information Privacy and Security Policy. Some authorized members have access to systems that store and process personal information. Those individuals are required to keep personal information secure, and they may not use personal information for any purpose other than to carry out their responsibilities for Portland DSA.

Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard your personally identifiable information against unauthorized use or disclosure, Portland DSA cannot guarantee that your personal information will never be used in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy. In the event that personal information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, Portland DSA will promptly notify those persons whose personal information has been compromised, in accordance with the notification procedures set forth in this Privacy Policy, or as otherwise required by applicable law.

Chidren’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, Portland DSA does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information to or on portlanddsa.org. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible upon the request of the parent(s). If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at info@portlanddsa.org.


Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page. Last updated on 03/25/2019.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact us at info@portlanddsa.org.