Privacy Policy



Privacy Policy for Oil and Gas Action Network

At the Oil and Gas Action Network, accessible from oilgasaction.org, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors and your personal information such as your full name, address, e-mail address, telephone number or other identifying information. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Oil and Gas Action Network and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at info@oilgasaction.org.

Log Files

Oil and Gas Action Network follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Third Party Privacy Policies

Our site may contain links to other sites that are not managed or maintained by Oil and Gas Action Network. The inclusion of a link to another site from Oil and Gas Action Network does not imply any endorsement of that site’s privacy policies, practices, or content. Your dealings with these sites are covered only by the privacy policies listed on those sites. Oil and Gas Action Network’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. You should consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

Collecting of your personal information

In order to participate in some activities, you might be asked to provide some personal information like your full name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, or other identifying information. We do NOT collect personal information from our visitors other than what is supplied to us on a voluntary basis. We will always explain the extent of the use of your personal information at the time you are asked to provide it. If you do not want this information to be collected or used by us for these purposes, you can simply “opt out”. You can find an “opt-out” option at the bottom of any email you receive from us or by emailing info@oilgasaction.org. Under certain circumstances, opting out may prevent you from receiving communications from us for which personal information is needed, such as the subscription to our email list.

Sharing of your personal information

The Oil & Gas Action Network does not rent, share, or sell supporter e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. In addition, we do not rent, share, sell or trade information about what activities or donations supporters have undertaken on our website. Occasionally we do participate in petition deliveries where we will include your name and address with the targeted official or corporation. We also engage in joint petitions and “list swaps” where we will trade your email for other supporter emails. We will ALWAYS ask your consent when we do this first. This practice is meant to build the base of similar organizations and help spread different communications about the issues we care about farther. If you’d like more information about this practice, email info@oilgasaction.org.


Yes, we use cookies for a variety of purposes like seeing how our pages are performing and where our supporters visit our site from. This is meant to improve our content to be more useful and informative for supporters like you (see detailed description of what we track in “Pixel tags” section below.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options or be notified when you receive a cookie. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites or by searching “What Are Cookies?” in any search engine.

Pixel tags

Like cookies, this Site contains web beacons (also called: “pixel tags”). A web beacon is an often transparent graphic image, usually no larger than 1 pixel x 1 pixel that is placed on a website or in an e-mail that is used to monitor the online behavior of the user visiting our website or sending the e-mail. Web beacons are used by third-party technologies, to monitor the activity of the users to our Site. It allows tracking which computer accessed a certain website, when and from where (country/city level). For a continuous optimization of marketing communication we use an analytical software function. It allows for tracking online behavior in terms of time, geographic location and usage of this Site and our marketing, based on that information. This information is collected via tracking pixels and/or cookies.

Children’s Information

Children’s safety and privacy is tso important to us. Oil and Gas Action Network does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records. We also encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Changing, opting out, or permanently deleting your personal information from Oil & Gas Action Network communication lists and databases

Email info@oilgasaction.org to change any of the information we have on file or opt out from receiving communications from us. You can find an “opt-out” option at the bottom of any email you receive from us too. or by emailing info@oilgasaction.org. Even when you unsubscribe, your personal information is still stored in our database as a backspot to make sure we keep you off our list. If you’d like to be permanently deleted from our databases, email info@oilgasaction.org. Under certain circumstances, opting out may prevent you from receiving communications from us for which personal information is needed, such as the subscription to our email list.

How do I know my credit card info is secure?

The Oil & Gas Action Network uses secure server software (SSL) that is the industry standard and is among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name and address, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. Email info@oilgasaction.org for the detailed info of our SSL certificate. And, again, we will NEVERshare any of your personal information including credit or debit cards.

Under the Fair Credit Billing Act, your bank cannot hold you liable for more than $50.00 of fraudulent charges. In the event of an unauthorized charge to your credit card you must: 1. Write to the creditor at the address given for “billing inquiries,” not the address for sending your payments, and include your name, address, account number and a description of the billing error. 2. Send your letter so that it reaches the creditor within 60 days after the first bill containing the error was mailed to you.

SMS/texting policies

In addition to any entry, submission or other fee of which you are notified, your carrier’s standard messaging rates apply to your entry or submission message, our confirmation and all subsequent SMS correspondence and/or transmissions. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. Carriers are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.

We will not be liable for any delays in the receipt of any SMS messages as delivery is subject to effective transmission from your mobile service operator. SMS MESSAGE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, AND WE MAKE NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. Data obtained from you in connection with this SMS service may include your cell phone number, your carrier’s name, and the date, time and content of your messages, as well as other information that you provide. We may use this information to contact you and to provide the services you request from us. By using this service you may have access to various content includingnews and ways to take action. You should assume that everything to which you have access through this service is subject to copyright and trademark protection, unless noted otherwise. By subscribing or otherwise using the service, you acknowledge and agree that all right, title and interest, including the trademark and copyright rights, in and to such works are our property, and that you will not gain any ownership or other right, title or interest therein or thereto. You may not copy, download or make any other unauthorized uses of such items. By subscribing you consent to receive recurring text messages from us approximately 2-4 times per month from the Oil & Gas Action Network. Text STOP to unsubscribe from any message or HELP for more information. By subscribing or otherwise using the service, you acknowledge and agree that we will have the right to change and/or terminate the service at any time, with or without cause and/or advance notice. All content is appropriate for ages 13 and older (T13+)


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