At First Liberty, we are firmly committed to your privacy. When visiting firstliberty.org, we want you to feel secure knowing that we will not collect personal, private information unless you voluntarily provide it.
First Liberty Institute’s commitment to your privacy
We value our relationship with all of First Liberty’s supporters, constituents, and visitors, understanding that these relationships are key to our continued success. It is important for us to provide you with a clear understanding of how we use and safeguard your personal information.
How we use your personal information
Any personal contact information First Liberty receives will be used for the sole purpose of informing you via mail or email of breaking news, case updates, or other issues that we think may be of particular interest to you. You are always free to opt out of communication from us at any time by clicking here, calling us at 972.941.4444, or by following the unsubscribe directions on any of our emails. First Liberty does not sell your personal information to third parties, and any personal information we collect is used by First Liberty to further its marketing and educational programs in support of its mission.
How we safeguard your personal information
When you provide us with your name and contact information, it is recorded in a secure database that is owned and carefully managed by First Liberty Institute.
Recording information from “email this page to a friend”
If you decide to use our referral service to inform a friend about firstliberty.org, we ask for the friend’s email address for the sole purpose of sending a one-time email. We do not store your friend’s email address, and will not send additional communications to your friend unless they decide to join our efforts defending America’s first freedom, and personally provide us with their own contact information.
Use of Links
Throughout the pages of firstliberty.org, we provide links to other servers that may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over other organizations, their views, or the accuracy of the information contained on other servers. Creating a text link from your website to firstliberty.org does not require permission. If you have a link you’d like us to consider adding to our site, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Link request.”
Use of Text and Images
If you would like to publish information that you find on firstliberty.org, please send your request to email@example.com. Some texts and images on our site are posted with the permission of the original copyright holder. In such instances, a copyright statement appears at the bottom of the page. Information about using our logo and images is available in the Newsroom. First Liberty disclaims any liability or responsibility for the use of actions of or by other entities of the texts and images on this website.
First Liberty’s website is designed to be accessible and welcoming to visitors with disabilities, and to comply with federal guidelines regarding accessibility. If you have suggestions on how to make the site more accessible, please contact us at We value your feedback.
Reading or Downloading
We will never collect personally identifying information about you unless you specifically provide it to use on an appropriate form. When you visit firstliberty.org, we collect and store only the following information:
- The name of the domain from which you access the Internet. (For example, if you are connecting from an America Online account, we will collect and store “aol.com”)
- The date and time you access our site
- The country from which you access our site
- The Internet address of the website from which you linked to our site.
By collecting this information—and only this information—we are able to see which sections of firstliberty.org are most popular, and learn how to make our site more useful to visitors like you.
Online Profile Updates and Donations
If you choose to complete the Profile Update form and share your personally identifying information with us, we will use that information for the sole purpose of informing you via mail or email of breaking news, case updates, or other issues that we think may be of particular interest to you. You are always free to opt out of communication from us at any time by clicking here, calling us at 972.941.4444, or by following the unsubscribe directions on any of our emails.
Sending us an Email
You also may decide to send us personally identifying information in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a Web form that provides us with this information. Any personally identifying information we receive from you through email is used primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email through our secure server to other employees at First Liberty who are better able to answer your questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about programs at First Liberty that may be of interest to you.
If you sign up for one of our email lists, we will only send you the kind of information you have requested. We will not share your name or email address with any outside parties.
We want to be very clear: By simply visiting firstliberty.org, you will not provide us with any personally identifying information. We will only receive personally identifying information from you if you choose to provide us with such information through the appropriate forms or a private email. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties.
Children and Privacy
For children who visit firstliberty.org, special rules apply. We do not request personal information about children, such as first and last name or street address and city. When minors email us and identify themselves as a minor, their online contact information (email address) is not used to re-contact them and is not maintained in retrievable form.
Opt-Out or Change Your Contact Information
Even if you do decide to register through our online form and receive relevant communications from us, you can change your mind at any time. Any communications from First Liberty will always contain unsubscribe instructions. If you would like to correct, update, add, or delete personal information, simply let us know by clicking here, or calling us at 972.941.4444.
You may update your contact information at any time to reflect changes in your email address, mailing address, name, or other kinds of personally identifying information. You cannot remove yourself from our database, but you can prevent unwanted communication.
Handling Credit card and other financial information
Should you choose to donate online via this website, your credit card information is protected and is not provided to third parties. First Liberty complies with credit card industry security standards and practices, including SSL protection and conformity with payment card industry (PCI) standards. We do not house your credit card information for future use. If you choose to donate via check, then your financial information is not stored, but is instead destroyed after processing your gift. We maintain histories of donor gifts for tax reporting and other internal management purposes.
Questions about our policies
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with firstliberty.org, you can contact us at: 972-941-4444.