Privacy policy

This website, (the “Site”), is operated by Renew Nation d.b.a. Energy Future Project (“We” or “Us”).  We wrote this Privacy Policy to let you know how we treat your personal information – and to show you all the ways we work to keep it safe and private.

Renew Nation will send you updates by e-mail and, with your explicit consent, may contact you by phone via the number you provided Us.  The Site is directed to users in the United States only.

We do not share the information you’ve given us with unaffiliated organizations without your explicit permission.  We may share some of your personal information with the following groups:

  • Third parties: We occasionally use third parties (other companies, agents or contractors) to perform services necessary to our operations.  For example, we may partner with other companies to personalize our Websites, analyze members’ interaction with our Websites, and store information.    In the course of providing such services, these private, third party companies may have contact with your personally identifiable information and have agreed to securely store and maintain the personal information received from us and only use your personally identifiable information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
  • Disclosures Required By Law and Disclosures to Help Protect the Security and Safety of Our Web sites and Others.  We will disclose your personal information when we believe in good faith that such disclosures (a) are required by law, including, for example, to comply with a court order or subpoena, or (b) will help to: enforce our terms of use; protect your safety or security, including the safety and security of property that belongs to you; and/or protect the safety and security of our Web sites or third parties. 

Please review this Privacy Policy periodically because we modify it from time to time. Each time you visit this Site or provide us with information through the Site, by doing so you are accepting practices described in the Privacy Policy in effect at that time. You are also accepting our specific rules or terms of use which may be posted on specific sections of the Site, including areas for making donations, signing petitions or sending emails, and taking part in our advocacy campaigns.

This Privacy Policy applies to transactions and activities in which you engage and data gathered only on the Site. This privacy policy does not apply to any other website or any offline contact between you and Renew Nation or its Partner Organizations.

Petitions and Surveys

For petitions and surveys you’ve signed or completed, we treat your name, city, state, and comments as public information – for example, we may provide compilations of petitions, with your comments, to the government entities, other targets, or to the pressThis is a standard industry practice in such situations. In no case will we disclose your email address or phone number without your permission except as disclosed in this Privacy Policy. We may also make your comments, along with your first name, city, and state available to the press and public online. 

Sending Letters to Public Entities

In certain cases, we enable you to send individual e-mails to government entities, legislators, and other targets as well as Letters-to-the-Editor to various news publications, through our website. These messages are sent in your name, with your e-mail address as the return address and your full name and contact information is provided as part of the submission. These messages will only be sent out under your name as you approve them on an individual basis using our email tool. You are solely responsible for the specific message(s) you send using our email tool.


This Site uses cookies.  If you wish to disable these cookies, the help portion of the tool bar on most browsers will tell you how do that. If you set your browser to disable cookies, however, you may not be able to access certain parts of this Site. 

Data Tracking

In order to better serve our members, we use cookies and periodically analyze web logs. We may also use third-party services such as Google Analytics. This helps us understand traffic patterns and know if there are problems with our website. We may also use embedded images in emails to track open rates for our mailings, so that we can tell which mailings appeal most to Renew Nation members.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

We may share aggregate and information about who and where our members are located with third parties including, but not limited to, government entities, legislators, partner organizations, and the press. This information will be disclosed in aggregate form only and will not, under any circumstances, contain personally identifiable information. Examples of this type of aggregate data include, but are not limited to, how many Renew Nation members live in a town, or how many new people from a particular state have joined Renew Nation this year. We may also use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Site, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

Links to Other Websites

Renew Nation may provide links to third party websites, and other websites may provide links to the Site. Third party websites operate according to their own terms of use and privacy policies. Renew Nation has no control over such third party websites, and by using this Site, you acknowledge and agree that Renew Nation is not responsible for the availability of such third party sites, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites. You further acknowledge and agree that Renew Nation will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

Renew Nation may revise or amend this policy at any time at our sole discretion. If we make any material changes in the way we collect, use or share your personal information, we will notify you by sending you an e-mail at the last e-mail address that you provided us, or by prominently posting notice of the changes on the Websites covered by this Privacy Policy.  Any material changes to this Privacy Policy will be effective 30 days following our dispatch of an e-mail notice to you or 30 days following our posting of notice of the changes on the Websites covered by this Privacy Policy. We encourage users to visit this page periodically to review our current policy.


If you have any questions about this privacy statement, your personal information, or the practices of this Site, you can contact us at