Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

ASALH Online is owned and operated by Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc. ("ASALH"). ASALH collects personal and non-personal information and is committed to protecting the privacy of its users. We have created this Privacy Statement in order to describe and explain to users our information collection practice.

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Data collected on is securely kept in a database so that you may login with your e-mail address and password of your choice in the future. This way, you may download as much information and register to as many events without having to enter your personal information multiple times.


To participate in certain activities and to obtain certain services offered on this website, a user is asked to provide varying amounts of personal information. Some information is mandatory while other information is discretionary. Each activity and service requires or requests different types of information in order for users to participate. Activities or services that require provision of personal information generally seek full name, e-mail address, and phone number. Depending on the activity or service a user desires, we also may request personal information such as mailing address. We endeavor to limit our requests for personal information to information we believe is minimally necessary to achieve our stated collection purposes.


Personal information is collected and used primarily for purposes such as facilitating a request or processing the requested services by the user. In addition to the primary purposes for which personal information is collected, we may use the personal information to contact a user as follows:

• to conduct internal surveys;
• to notify a user of new products or services that we think may be of interest;
• to send promotional materials;
• to provide our free email newsletter.

We do not sell, rent, share, or otherwise dispose of the personal information collected on to third parties. We may, however, disclose your personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to comply with law.

We use non-personal information such as demographic data to analyze and develop our marketing strategy. We use non-personal information to determine how you found out about us, what your interests are regarding our services, and how to further improve our site and our service towards you.

Our Privacy Statement applies solely to information collection practice on This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that ASALH has no control or influence over the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that they visit.


You have the right to correct or update the personal information collected about you on To correct or update personal information, please send an e-mail to and request the change.


If we later change our Privacy Statement, we will post those changes on our homepage so our users are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it. By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of the information as described here. For more information, contact ASALH at (202) 238-5910.