Privacy Policy

TSA Watch endeavors to respect everyone’s privacy.  

After all, it’s protecting our 4th Amendment Rights that we are working together to for in the first place!

Still, every website must have an official Privacy Policy.  For the moment, we are modeling on other charities, but will edit this when we have time.  In short, when you register with our site and post communications here, they become part of our data base, comments, forums and so on.  We want you to communicate, and are doing all we know how to do to respect your information privacy and prevent hackers.  Given that, please review the following for our offical Privacy Policy.

TSA Watch ( Privacy Policy – Revised August 2015

Our Commitment to Privacy

TSA Watch respects the privacy of every visitor to our website. Your privacy is a priority, and we go to great lengths to protect it. This Internet Site Privacy Policy explains our online information practices. This Policy may be changed or updated from time to time. By visiting the TSA Watch at,  you accept the practices described in this Policy.

Data Collection

Through our website, we offer convenient online access to our services and communicate with you about important opportunities and events. We will not collect personal information from you when you visit our website unless you provide the information to us voluntarily and knowingly.

  • Registering for a our message forums, mailing lists, special event or other activities:When you register online, we may ask for your name, contact information, and information on your own stories and experiences with the TSA.
  • Applying to work at TSA Watch as a volunteer or employee:When you apply online to be a TSA Watch volunteer, we will ask you for your name and contact information. We may ask for other data as well, depending on the volunteer activity. When you apply to be a TSA Watch employee (should be find we can afford any), we will ask for a variety of types of data that are typical for employment applications, and we may ask for your résumé.
  • Making a financial contribution:When you make a financial contribution online, we collect your name, contact information and information about how much you wish to donate, and how.  All of our credit card and other secure payment processing will be handled by 3rd party payment processors such as PayPal, Bank of America Merchant Services, GoFundMe, and so on.  We will not collect or store your credit card numbers, but send you to their gatewars..

How We Use Cookies

We use “cookies” and other technologies to enhance your online experience. A “cookie” can be either permanent (i.e., it remains on your computer until you delete it) or temporary (i.e., it lasts only until you close your browser). A “cookie” is a small text file that helps us recognize repeat visitors, facilitate the visitor’s ongoing access to and use of the site, and track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that can lead to website improvements. Cookies may also help us customize certain content on the website. Cookies and other similar technologies collect non-personal information about the user of a particular Internet Protocol (IP) address. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, you can deny or accept the cookie feature using a simple procedure available in most browsers. If you block cookies, however, you may lose some website functionality.

Is My Credit Card Information Secure?

We do not collect your credit card information.

You can make financial contributions online via, with BitCoin, by Bank Wire or ACH, by check, money order, or walk in to a branch of our bank.  For more information, email us at

Is My Personal Information Secure?

We are activists and not security experts, but we do our very best to take due diligence precautions to protect information.  Our website uses SSL encryption if you prefer, simply look us up with to get in SSL mode.  Our webservers are periodically updated with security patches from our software providers.  Security is an endless challenge, and while we do our best, there is always a danger that we, like most any other nonprofit, my find our services ”hacked” at some point.  We can not promise that won’t happen, but we share every interest in preventing it, and will do the best we can.

How We Use Your Information

TSA Watch will not sell, trade, or share personal information about our financial donors with anyone else, nor will we send mailings to our financial donors on behalf of other organizations, unless a donor has given us specific permission to do so.

If you provide the TSA Watch with personal information when you visit our website, we may use the information in our programs and activities. We will automatically enter your name into one of our databases so we can contact you to obtain your input, provide information about our programs and events, or request contributions.

On occasion, TSA Watch may share information about you with vendors and service providers that assist us with our activities and programs. These vendors and service providers help us with functions such as fulfilling orders, managing data and processing donations. In addition, we make disclosures as required by law.

We Care About Doing It Right

TSA Watch is committed to accuracy and precision in processing your contribution information. This is why we won’t be handling your Credit Card numbers, but instead rely on professional merchant banking services that serve hundreds of thousands or millions of people, have their own full time security staff, and make it their business to adhere to the highest standards in banking.

If you need to contact us to review your information or make corrections, please send a message to
Contact Us About Privacy

To let us know your preferences about how we contact you, or to “opt-out” of receiving phone calls, e-mails or letters from the TSA Watch write to us at
Revised August 2015


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