Privacy Policy


Effective May 21, 2018

The Retail Action Project (“RAP”) has created this privacy notice to explain how we use information that you may provide while visiting our website and to demonstrate our firm commitment to Internet privacy. RAP may modify this policy from time to time so we encourage you to check this page when revisiting this website.

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website. The type and amount of information received depends on how you use the site.

Website Usage/Information Collection

When you visit the RAP website, we automatically obtain information from you about the name of your Internet service provider, the browser and type of computer you are using, the website that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time of those requests. We use this information on an aggregate basis to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of the site to our visitors. For example, we use this information to track which pages are most popular among visitors as a whole. We do not track the pages you or any individual visitor may look at during a visit to our site and we do not collect any other information without your knowledge and permission. We do not collect or store personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address or phone number, unless you provide that information.

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information

RAP provides web forms so you may provide your contact information to engage in RAP activities such as engaging in activism (e.g., organizing on your job to improve working conditions), online petitioning campaigns, or to correspond with RAP. Any information we collect, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, type of request you are making and any additional information you provide, is collected and stored by RAP. The information is used to fulfill your request and track aggregate information about usage of these features. RAP takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


RAP does not solicit, collect, use or distribute children’s personally identifiable information to any third parties. We want to help you guard your children’s privacy. We encourage you to talk to your children about safe and responsible use of their personal information while using the Internet. When using our apps or websites, please do not enter names, ages, or other personal information of individuals under age 17. If you have any reservations, questions or concerns about your child’s access to this site or how information that your child provides is used by us, please contact us.

RAP’s Sharing of Personally Identifiable Information

RAP may share personal information with labor organizations if we believe you would be interested in receiving communications from these organizations, for example, the AFL-CIO, Union Privilege, or your Local Union.

We also provide personal information for third parties on a completely confidential basis to enable a third party to perform certain tasks, such as maintain a membership database or send E-mail alerts and/or newsletters, on our behalf. These third-party providers are committed to protecting the privacy of our contacts, and will not utilize your information for any other purpose but to provide the services which we contract for.

The RAP website will not post your personal contact information, including e-mail address, street address and phone numbers, without your consent. Without such consent, website staff will withhold posting personal contact information for that individual.


A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. RAP uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of, and their website access preferences. RAP visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using RAP’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of RAP’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Geolocation Data

If you choose to provide location data via a location-based service feature on our website or to enable location services for a RAP mobile application we may collect and use location data as you provide, or as sent from your device, to provide and improve location-based products and services.

Opting Out of E-mail Lists

People who subscribe to e-mail lists via the website will receive periodic updates from RAP by regular mail, fax or e-mail. You may opt out of receiving future information via e-mail by using the unsubscribe procedure specified on the e-mail message.

Outside Links

This site contains hypertext links to other sites. RAP is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site, and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Corrections/Updating Personal Information

If your personal information changes (such as your ZIP code), or if you wish to have your information removed from our database, contact us and we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that personal data provided to us.

Contact Us

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