Website and Data Use Policies

Find Your Shift is a collaborative effort of Common Cause and the Election Protection coalition. Your right to privacy is important to us and we are committed to maintaining your trust.

We will never rent, share or sell your email address with any third party outside of the Election Protection coalition.

Donor Transparency Policy
Social Media Community Guidelines

What are our SMS Terms of Service?

Please read Common Cause’s SMS Terms of Service.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to our email newsletters, take action, make a donation, register for an event or fill out a form. When you do one of these activities on our website, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, or credit card information.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To process transactions
  • To send activists’ messages to targeted government officials or corporate leaders
  • To send periodic emails

Note: Common Cause does not send unsolicited email messages. If you wish to leave our CauseNet list, click on the link to Unsubscribe at the bottom of any message and you will be unsubscribed immediately. You may also contact us at or 202.833.1200 to be removed from our mailing list.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you access your personal information. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway provider’s database, only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers’ systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.We use cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

Find Your Shift is hosted by a third party service provider and therefore any personal details you submit through the Common Cause website may be processed by that third party service provider. All third party service providers used by Common Cause and Election Protection will process your personal information only on our behalf and will be bound by this privacy policy and strict confidentiality conditions.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Copyright-Infringement Notification

If you have a copyright complaint, please follow the procedures set forth in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Our agent for notice is Bette Marchant. The agent may be reached by phone at 202-833-1200 or by email at Please direct your written correspondence to:

Bette Marchant
Common Cause
805 15th St NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005
Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our website and privacy policy.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below:


Mailing Address: 805 15th St NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20010

Phone: 202.833.1200