Privacy Policy

Effective Date: November 21, 2023

Center for Voter Information (“CVI,” “we,” “us” or “our”) recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of our online visitors. The following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) is the way we handle information learned about you from your visits to our website available at (the “Site”).

PLEASE REVIEW THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY. When you submit information to or through the Site, you consent to the collection and processing of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. By using the Site, you accept the terms of this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use, and consent to our collection, use, disclosure and retention of your information as described in this Privacy Policy.


CVI collects personally identifiable information from you, which may include your name, address, email address, telephone number, credit card information, the state in which you reside and any other information you provide when you contact us via the Site. We collect this information when you contact us, sign up to receive emails or text messages from us, or provide a donation through the Site. We may also collect your name, email address, zip code, address, date of birth, telephone number from third-party sources such as Rock the Vote and when you use their tools on the Site to register to vote or check your registration status.


In addition, information about your computer hardware and software is automatically collected by CVI when you use the Site. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, referring website addresses and other technical information such as protocol status and substatus, bytes sent and received, and server information. We may also collect information about how you interact with the Site. This information is used by us for our business purposes, including for the operation and improvement of the Site, for technical troubleshooting, to maintain quality of the Site and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Site.


What are cookies? A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website or use an online service. When you visit the website or use the service again, the cookie allows that website or online service to recognize your browser or device. Cookies may store unique identifiers, user preferences and other information.

Duration of Cookies. We may use “session cookies” or “persistent cookies.” Session cookies are temporary and expire once you close your browser or once your session ends. Persistent cookies remain on your device for much longer or until you or your browser erase them. Persistent cookies have varying durations that are dependent on their expiration date.

Why do we use them? Cookies help us improve the Site by providing us with information about which parts of the Site are most popular, enabling us to analyze technical and navigational information about the Site, and helping us to detect and prevent fraud. We also use cookies and other data collection tools (such as web beacons and server logs) to help improve your experience with the Site. For example, we use Google Analytics to help analyze how users use the Site. These tools use cookies to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Site (including IP address) is transmitted to our data collection tool service providers. This information is then used by us to evaluate visitors’ use of the Site and to compile statistical reports on website activity for CVI. If you would like to opt-out from the use of your information by Google analytics, you may use Google’s analytics opt-out browser add-on designed for this purpose.

How do I control cookies? Web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to manage and delete cookies, visit Some web browsers provide settings that allow a user to reject cookies or to alert a user when a cookie is placed on the user’s computer, tablet or mobile device. Most mobile devices also offer settings to reject mobile device identifiers. Although users are not required to accept cookies or mobile device identifiers, blocking or rejecting them may prevent access to some features available through the Site.


You may see certain ads on other websites because we work with advertising partners to engage in remarketing and retargeting activities. Our advertising partners allow us to target our messaging to users through demographic, interest-based and contextual means. These partners track your online activities over time and across websites by collecting information through automated means, including through the use of third-party cookies, web server logs, and web beacons. They use this information to show you advertisements that may be tailored to your individual interests. The information our advertising partners may collect includes data about your visits to websites that participate in the relevant advertising networks, such as the pages or advertisements you view and the actions you take on the websites. This process also helps us track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts and to control and limit the frequency of advertisements and other information being displayed to you.

Provided that a company participates in industry-developed programs designed to provide consumers choices about whether to receive targeted advertising, you may opt out of ad network interest-based advertising generally through the Network Advertising Initiative website or by visiting (web-based advertising) or (for mobile advertising). To learn more, please visit the websites operated by the Network Advertising Initiative and Digital Advertising Alliance at Opting out does not mean that you will stop receiving ads from us. It means that you still stop receiving ads from us that have been targeted to you based on your visits and browsing activity across websites over time.


We may use the information we collect for any of the following purposes:

  • To provide, operate, improve and manage our Site and services and to give each user a more consistent experience when interacting with us;
  • To evaluate whether resources on the Site are being used;
  • If you sign up for our email list or to receive promotional text messages, to send you emails or text messages about services that we think might be of interest to you;
  • To determine the effectiveness of our marketing efforts and to control and limit the frequency of advertisements and other information being displayed to you;
  • To perform services you request, such as providing you with information and resources on how to vote in your state and unsubscribing you from future mailings;
  • To process your donations;
  • To help you report an error with our mailing list;
  • To send you information about the Site and/or our services;
  • To mail you voter registration forms and vote-by-mail ballot applications;
  • For customer service, security, to detect fraud or illegal activities, to enforce our legal rights, to comply with applicable laws, and for archival and backup purposes in connection with the provision of the Site; and
  • To communicate with you.


  • With Third Party Service Providers Performing Services on Our Behalf.We share your personal information with our service providers to perform the functions for which we engage them. For example, we may use third parties to host the Site or assist us in providing functionality on the Site, send out email updates and text messages about the Site and our services and to process your donations.
  • With Our Voting Partners.We share your personal information if you have completed a registration to vote or a vote-by-mail application with our voting partners to allow them to communicate with you about voting in upcoming elections.
  • For Legal Purposes.We also may share information that we collect from users as needed to enforce our rights, protect our property or protect the rights, property or safety of others, or as needed to support external auditing, compliance and corporate governance functions. We will disclose personal information as we deem necessary to respond to a subpoena, regulation, binding order of a data protection agency, legal process, governmental request or other legal or regulatory process. We may also share personal information as required to pursue available remedies or limit damages we may sustain.
  • Changes of Control.We may transfer or assign information, including your personal information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization, liquidation, change in control or other sale by or of us or any affiliated entity (in each case whether in whole or in part).

CVI does not share your personal information with third parties for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes.


By providing your phone number and clicking submit online, you agree to our Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy, and authorize us to make or initiate calls, text messages and prerecorded voicemails to that phone number using an automated system. Your agreement is not a condition of purchasing any products, goods or services and you may elect to do business with us over the phone. Message & data rates may apply and message frequency may vary. Neither CVI nor the participating carriers guarantee that messages will be delivered. 


You may opt out of receiving promotional e-mails and text messages from us by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in any such messages. Please note that if you opt out of receiving promotional messages from us, this does not impact other transactional and administrative messages which you will continue to receive (such as emails relating to changes to this Privacy Policy). You may also unsubscribe from our mailing list program, where we mail voter registration forms and vote-by-mail ballot applications, by clicking here.


Our Site may contain links to third-party websites or may give you access to online applications or services provided by third parties, such as Rock the Vote and We will work to identify these aspects of the Site to you, for example, by identifying them by stating “powered by” or with the applicable third-party logos or trade names. Any access to and use of such third-party websites and/or applications and services is not governed by this Privacy Policy but is instead governed by the privacy policies of those third-party websites and/or applications and services, and we are not responsible for the information practices of such third parties.


Some aspects of the Site may allow you to interface with other social media services such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. We will work to identify these aspects of the Site to you, for example, by identifying them with the applicable third-party logos or trade names. By using these interfaces, you will allow us to access information about you from those other online services, including information and other content that you submit to those online services, and allow us to display on the Site any comments you post on those online services that are public. If you interface with the Site through your social media account, we may contact you or enable you to share your experience and content via your social media account, which information may be publicly viewed by other users of those services. For a description on how such social media services and other third-party platforms, plug-ins, integrations, and applications handle your information, please refer to their respective privacy policies and terms of use, which may permit you to modify your privacy settings with that service or platform.


CVI uses reasonable security measures designed to prevent unauthorized intrusion to the Site and the alteration, acquisition or misuse of personal information. However, please note that no electronic transmission over the Internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.


Under Nevada law, CVI does not sell your personal information. However, if you are a Nevada resident, you may submit a request that we not sell any personal information we have collected about you by contacting us as set forth below.


Our Site does not currently take any action when it receives a Do Not Track request. Do Not Track is a privacy preference that you can set in your web browser to indicate that you do not want certain information about your webpage visits collected across websites when you have not interacted with that service on the page. For details, including how to turn on Do Not Track, visit


We do not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from any person under the age of thirteen. No parts of our Site are directed to or designed to attract anyone under the age of thirteen. We reserve the right to delete any information identified as having been provided through the Site from children under the age of thirteen.


Our Site is hosted and administered in the United States and is intended for use by United States citizens. If you reside outside the United States, you should be aware that your personal information may be transferred to the United States where the laws provide different levels of privacy protection than in the country where you reside.


If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at


Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be posted to this page so users are always aware of the information we collect and how we use it. Accordingly, please refer back to this Privacy Policy frequently as it may change.