The Fines and Fees Justice Center may collect information directly from users who participate in certain activities on our websites, and passively about the computer or device you use. This Privacy Policy has been designed to inform you of your privacy rights and FFJC’s processes for collecting and using information gathered during your engagement with our websites, including those listed below:

  • Fines and Fees Justice Center —
  • Free to Drive —
  • No Price on Justice —

All of the information collected passively is anonymized and will never be sold to third parties. Identifiable information that you voluntarily provide will be used only for the purpose of completing/fulfilling your desired activity/request such as but not limited to signing a petition, sending you email and contacting legislators. You can have your personal information deleted from our servers at any time by contacting us at with the subject line, “Delete My Info”. Please allow 30 days for fulfillment of your request.

Information We Collect

We collect information in multiple ways, including when you provide information directly to us, and when we passively collect information from you, such as from your browser or device.

Information You Provide Directly to Us

We collect information from you in a variety of ways, such as when you:

  • Contact us through our website;
  • Make a donation
  • Subscribe to our monthly newsletter
  • Share your story
  • Join a campaign
  • Sign a petition
  • Register for an event
  • Register for a webinar

We will collect any information that you provide to us, which may include, but is not limited to: (i) name; (ii) email address; (iii) mailing address; (iv) phone number; (v) workplace information; and (vi) financial information to facilitate your donations.

Sharing this information will allow you to make a donation, subscribe to our newsletter, share your story, join a campaign, sign a petition, register for an event or webinar, send us a message or feedback, or to participate in other similar online activities.

Information that Is Passively or Automatically Collected

Device/Usage Information

We may automatically collect certain information about the computer or devices (including mobile devices or tablets) you use to access Fines and Fees Justice Center owned or controlled websites. We may collect and analyze information such as (a) IP addresses, location information, unique device identifiers, IMEI and TCP/IP address, and other information about your computer or device(s), browser types, browser language, operating system, mobile device carrier information, the state or country from which you accessed the website; (b) information related to the ways in which you interact with the website, such as: referring and exit web pages and URLs, platform type, domain names, landing pages, the order of those pages, statistical information about the use of the website, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time you used the website, the frequency of your use of the website, error logs, and other similar information; and (c) your clickstream behavior, including the pages you view and the links you click, and third-party data containing the email addresses of users in our contacts who clicked on specific links. As described further below, we may use third-party analytics providers and technologies, including cookies and similar tools, to assist in collecting this information.

Cookies and Other Electronic Technologies

We may also collect data about your use of the website through the use of Internet server logs, cookies and/or tracking pixels. A web server log is a file where website activity is stored. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer when you visit a website, that enables us to: (a) recognize your computer; (b) store your preferences and settings; (c) understand the web pages of the website you have visited; (d), enhance your user experience by delivering content and advertisements specific to your inferred interests; (e) perform searches and analytics; and (f) assist with security administrative functions. Some cookies are placed in your browser cache while those associated with Flash technologies are stored with your Adobe Flash Player files. Tracking pixels (sometimes referred to as web beacons or clear GIFs) are tiny electronic tags with a unique identifier embedded in websites, online ads and/or email, and that are designed to provide usage information like ad impressions or clicks, measure popularity of the website and associated advertising, and to access user cookies. We also may include Web beacons in email messages, newsletters and other electronic communications to determine whether the message has been opened; whether a link has been clicked; whether a specific recipient has clicked a link; and for other analytics, personalization and advertising. As we adopt additional technologies, we may also gather additional information through other methods.

Please note that you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information (e.g., Internet Explorer; Microsoft Edge; Google Chrome; Mozilla Firefox; or Apple Safari). You can also manage the use of Flash technologies, including cookies and local storage objects with the Flash management tools available at Adobe’s website. Please note that by blocking any or all cookies, you may not have access to certain features or offerings of the website.

How We Use Your Information

We may use the information we collect from and about you for the following purposes:

  • For the purposes for which you provided it;
  • To complete donations
  • To send account alerts, or other communications, such as newsletters to which you have
  • Contact you about other FFJC activities, news, or opportunities to support our work
  • In the case of petitions, we may display your first name, last initial, and city and state on our website.
  • To process and respond to your inquiries or to request your feedback;
  • To deliver news and information that is tailored to your specific inquiries and interests
  • For internal research and reporting; website analytics and audience research;

Please note that we may also use your information to deliver news and information that is tailored to your specific needs and interests.

When We Disclose Your Information

We may disclose and/or share your information to or with any non-affiliated third parties under the following circumstances:

  • Consent. We may disclose your information to any third parties based on your consent to do so.
  • In the case of petitions or other direct messages to advocacy targets (such as your member of congress), all required information fields (e.g. name, email address, etc.) will be, and some optional information fields may be, passed on to the advocacy target with your message.
  • Use or share your information as otherwise disclosed at the point of collection. For example, when you elect to take an action on our website—such as sign a petition or pledge—we may request information about you and provide a notice that completing and submitting the form will mean that you permit us to share the data you have entered with other parties, such as coalition partners for that campaign.

This privacy policy applies only to information that you provide to us or we collect through your interactions with our websites. Our websites may contain links to other websites, applications and services maintained by third parties whose practices are governed by third parties’ privacy statements. We have no control over such third parties’ privacy statements or practices.

Sharing Your Personal Data with Third Parties

We may share your Personal Data with Affiliates for the purposes of operating our organization, delivering, improving, and customizing our Sites and Services, sending marketing and other communications related to our organization, and for other legitimate purposes permitted by applicable law or otherwise with your consent. We may share Personal Data in the following ways:

  • With unaffiliated third parties when we transfer personal data to them in connection with business operations we jointly performed;
  • Within the Fines and Fees Justice Center and with any of the Affiliates for purposes of data processing, research and development, storage, and/or marketing;
  • With Affiliates, service vendors, and/or contractors to provide requested Site content or enhancements, Services, or a transaction. Examples include donations, hosting websites, constituent relationship management, delivering Services or services, and providing customer support;
  • With search engine, web analytics, and survey providers engaged to track trends and other statistics to enhance the user experience;
  • With law enforcement officials, government authorities, or other third parties as necessary to comply with legal process or meet national security requirements; protect the rights, property, or safety of PolicyLink, our Affiliates, you, or others; or as otherwise required by applicable law.
  • In aggregated, anonymized, and/or de-identified form which cannot reasonably be used to identify you
  • If we otherwise notify you and you consent to the sharing.

Fines and Fees Justice Center may from time to time, use interfaces with social media sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and others. If you choose to “like” or share information from Sites or Services through these services, you should review the privacy policy of that service. If you are a member of a social media site, the interfaces may allow the social media site to connect your site visit to your Personal Data.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Opt Out

If you would like to have your data deleted, please contact us at, with the subject line, “Delete My Info”.

To stop receiving newsletters, please click unsubscribe on any email you receive from FFJC or send an email to, with the subject line, “Unsubscribe”.

Updates to our Privacy Policy 

We may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time without notice. Changes will be posted on this page. Your continued use of our website after the effective date of the revision means you accept the revised Privacy Policy.

Questions about the Policy

If you have any questions about our Policy, you can contact us by emailing us at