Privacy Policy

Your privacy on the Internet is of utmost importance to the Play Fair Wisconsin campaign, sponsored by the Fair Elections Project of the High Ground Institute. This privacy statement describes our policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through the Play Fair Wisconsin website.


What information is it collected?

Normal website usage

In general, you can browse the website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. The only information we gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. These include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the website that referred you to us, the files you downloaded, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits.

Collection of personally identifiable information

If you register for a newsletter, sign up for more information, or make a donation, you will be asked to provide personal information such as your name, phone number, postal address, and email address. This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission, and is kept in the High Ground Institute database. If you are making a donation through the website, you will be asked to provide your credit card details.


What does the Play Fair Wisconsin campaign do with the information it collects?

Normal web usage

The information gathered during general browsing of and its partner sites is used to analyze trends and usage of the site and to improve the usefulness of the site. It is not connected with any personal information. However, if you have registered with the High Ground Institute in connection with any activity on the Play Fair Wisconsin website, the information we collect about your normal web usage may be identifiable to you.

Personally identifiable information

Play Fair Wisconsin, the Fair Elections Project, and the High Ground Institute may use the personal information you provide to:

  • Contact you – either in response to a query or suggestion, or to mail newsletters, documents, publications, etc. to you.
  • Confirm your online donation and registrations on the site.
  • Obtain payment for donation through the site (via credit card).


What if I don’t want to provide personal information?

Providing personal information on the website is optional. If you choose not to provide personal information, you can still browse and use the website, but you will not be able to carry out certain actions such as registering for a newsletter, signing a petition, joining as a member, or donating online.



The Play Fair Wisconsin campaign, the Fair Elections Project, and the High Ground Institute will endeavor to keep your information private, especially secure information such as credit card numbers, but assume no responsibility for the security of information provided on the site.

The website contains links to sites external to the and domains. High Ground Institute and its projects and campaigns are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other sites.


Notification of changes

Changes to this privacy policy will be posted here at


Contact us

If you have any questions about the above information, please email