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Historians Against Slavery: Privacy Policy

Historians Against Slavery places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This policy explains what types of information is collected by Historians Against Slavery and how this information is used.

Questions, comments, and data management requests may be directed to:

Nicole H. Scalessa, HAS Communications Director

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected and How is it Used

Generally, we use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your donations; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visitors of our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally) to outside parties.

Individuals who sign up to receive Historians Against Slavery e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.

Individuals who become board members, volunteer, or make a donation voluntarily provide us with their contact information (such as name, email address, phone, and USPS address). We may use this information to send membership renewal reminders, solicit appeals, and share program information.  You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.

IP addresses

Historians Against Slavery uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer http://www.historiansagainstslavery.org, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.


http://www.historiansagainstslavery.org currently does not use “cookie” messages. Typically, a “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to a website. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.

Email Privacy

Historians Against Slavery does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.

External Links

http://www.historiansagainstslavery.org includes links to external websites. Unless included in the list below, these links do not fall under the http://www.historiansagainstslavery.org domain, and Historians Against Slavery is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.


We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

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