Coalition Privacy Policy

Use of Website and Privacy Policy

The Coalition To Save Our Military Shopping Benefits values your private information and understands the need for security surrounding such information.

The term ‘The Coalition To Save Our Military Shopping Benefits', or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 1133 Fifteenth Street, Suite 640, Washington, D.C. 20005. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website. 

All notices from the Coalition to You may be posted on our Web site and will be deemed delivered within thirty (30) days after posting. Notices from You to the Coalition shall be made either by e-mail, sent to the address we provide on our Web site, or first class mail to our address at: 

1101 Vermont Avenue N.W.
Suite 1002
Washington, D.C. 20005

Delivery shall be deemed to have been made by You to the Coalition five (5) days after the date sent.

All content appearing on this Web site is the property of: 

The Coalition To Save Our Military Shopping Benefits or licensed from another company and identified as such.
1101 Vermont Avenue N.W.
Suite 1002
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 466-2520
 Copyright © 2011-2012 The Coalition To Save Our Military Shopping Benefits. All rights reserved. As a user, you are authorized only to view, copy, print, and distribute documents on this Web site so long as (1) the document is used for informational purposes only, and (2) any copy of the document (or portion thereof) includes the following copyright notice: Copyright © 2011-2012 The Coalition To Save Our Military Shopping Benefits. All rights reserved. 

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following: 

  • you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts of this site for personal and non-commerical use
  • you may copy and forward content for the purpose of supporting the Coalition via Social Media on websites, blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media mediums.  However, all content copied, distributed, disseminated, and syndicated, whether via print, websites or social media requires that You acknowledge this website (, the Coalition's Facebook page (, and any other website operated by the Coalition.  This protects the Coalitions intellectual capital and strategically enables syndication of our message via social media.


    All brand, corporate, association, coalition and process names or logos appearing on this website are trademarks of their respective holders. Reference to or use of these logos or process names does not imply recommendation, approval, affiliation, or sponsorship of that product, service, or process by the Coalition unless specifically identified as such. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel, or otherwise any license or right under any patent, copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property right of the Coalition or any third party, except as expressly granted herein.


    Use Of Site

    This site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Information on this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information may be changed or updated without notice. The Coalition To Save Our Military Shopping Benefits, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and independent consultants reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, and/or cancel membership in its discretion, including, without limitation, if the Coalition believes that your conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to the interests of the Coalition. 

    The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use: 

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that information available through this website meets your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice (enclosed), which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the Coalition, are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.
  • From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s). 
  • You are authorized to create a link to this website from another website or document without the Coalitions prior written consent.  We want our message to be syndicated. 


    Privacy Policy

  • We respect your privacy. Any information collected through this site is intended to be used as identified on the website.  The Coalition utilizes an affinity group to support calls-to-action in addition to member stories.  By registering or joining our email list (affinity group), providing testimonials, or sharing your "member story" you give the Coalition permission to share your email with Coalition partners and associates focused on protecting your benefits in addition to posting your member story online, authorizing the Coalition to share your story with Coalition partners and allow these partners to utilize your member story as well. You also authorize the Coalition to use your member story with the Department of Defense, Federal Agencies, US Congress, and the White House.  All information collected on this webite is used by the Coalition and its partners to facilitate legislative and other actions that are in the best interests of the Coalition and its membes.    

    This privacy policy sets out how the Coalition uses and protects any information that you give the Coalition when you use this website. 

    The Coalition is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. 

    The Coalition may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from October 1, 2011. 

    We may collect the following information: 
    • name 
    • company information 
    • contact information including email address 
    • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests 
    • credit card information as part of a donation with all card and personal information protected in accordance with card industry standards 
    • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers 

    What we do with the information we gather: 
    We may collect information to understand your needs and protect your benefits for the following reasons: 
    • complete online transactions for donations. 
    • internal record keeping. 
    • we may use the information to improve services. 
    • we may periodically send promotional and call-to-action emails about your benefits, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided 
    • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests and the interests of the Coalition.

    We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. 

    How we use cookies: 
    A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. 

    We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to Your needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. 

    Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. 

    You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. 

    Links to other websites: 
    Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. The exception are websites owned or managed by the Coalition, such as the Coalition's Facebook page and other Coalition social media sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. 

    Controlling your personal information: 
    You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to The Coalition To Save Our Military Shopping Benefits, 1133 Fifteenth Street, Suite 640, Washington, D.C. 20005. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


    On-line Donations
    If you make a donation to The Coalition To Save Our Military Shopping Benefits on our website or a Partner's website, we will request certain personally identifiable information from you. We encrypt this information for the security of your personally identifiable information. We collect and store this information for billing purposes. Additionally, we will use this information to contact you if we have trouble processing your donation.

    E-mail Updates and Unsubscribe 
    In order to receive E-mail Updates, you will be asked to join the Coalition.  We use this information to send you e-mail updates about the Coalition and, from time to time, about activities and events in your region.

    We always provide our members with a method to unsubscribe from this e-mail list. If you no longer wish to be a member of the Coalition, send an email to with Unsubscribe as the subject line.  We will then remove your email within seven days.

    The Coalition To Save Our Military Shopping Benefits may have links to third-party websites not affiliated with the organization. We attempt to link to other sites that also respect a visitor's privacy. However, The Coalition cannot be responsible for the content or policies of third-party websites. Please check with these third-party entities for their specific privacy policies.

    Contacting The Concord Coalition
    If you would like to contact The Coalition To Save Our Military Shopping Benefits about any questions you may have about this Privacy Policy, please e-mail us at, call us at 202-386-7319, or write us at The Coalition To Save Our Military Shopping Benefits, 1133 Fifteenth Street, Suite 640, Washington, D.C. 20005