Privacy Policy & Notice to Parents

Constituting America collects and uses personal information for the express purpose of reviewing Contest submissions, reminding students of deadlines and next year’s contest, notifying winners, notifying participants of winners, and advertising and publicizing the Contest. Constituting America will not sell, rent, or give the student, parent, or guardians’ personal information, including, name, email, or address to anyone, except as set forth in the Official Rules and Regulations or as set forth herein. At any point, entrants can select the link at the bottom of every Constituting America email to unsubscribe or to receive less or more information. Students, (or parents/ guardians) signing up online for the Contest will only be contacted on matters relating to the Contest or as provided for herein.

This Direct Notice to Parents gives parents additional information on Constituting America’s practices in collecting and using personal information from children under of 13 years of age.

Who operates this website?

Constituting America is recognized as exempt from federal income taxes by the Internal Revenue Service and is described in Section 501(c) (3). Constituting America is eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions under Section 170(b)(1)(A)(iv). Federal ID#: 27-2083548. 

Constituting America operates this website as part of its mission to reach, educate and inform America’s youth and her citizens about the importance of the U.S. Constitution and the foundation it sets forth regarding our freedoms and rights.

What information does Constituting America collect and use?

  • Newsletter & 90 Day Study Emails
    Constituting America collects names and emails for interested citizens, students and teachers who sign up for our newsletter and/or our 90 Day Study emails.
  • We The Future Contest
    Constituting America collects personal information on students and/or their parents/guardians who use this website as part of their participation in Constituting America’s “We the Future” Contest.” Specifically, Constituting America collects the first and last name of each child, his or her birthday, email address, telephone number, mailing address, grade level for the current academic year, and the name of the school the child attends. Children may participate in the Contest without providing personal information on this website. Constituting America requests only the personal information necessary for children to participate in the Contest.

How does Constituting America collect this information?

  • Newsletter/90 Day Study Emails
    Constituting America receives newsletter signups via our webpage and promotion on social media.
  • We The Future Contest
    Each child and/or their parent/guardian who enters the “We The Future” Contest Contest online enters his or her name, birthday, email address, telephone number, mailing address, grade level for the current academic year and the name of his or her school when the child submits the Contest Sign-up form. Constituting America does not use cookies, GIFs, Web beacons or similar technology to collect personal information.

How will Constituting America use this information?

Constituting America uses the personal information provided by the children and adults for record keeping, reminding students of deadlines and next year’s contest, newsletters and to ensure that they receive notice of any awards or prizes for winning the Contest, as well as notification of the contest winners. Constituting America may use the email addresses to send emails about students’ participation in the Contest, emails that contain deadline reminders, information about next year’s contest, and educational information about the United States Constitution.

Does Constituting America share this information with any third parties?

Constituting America does not share personal information received from children or adults with third parties except as set forth herein, in the Official Rules and Regulations, which shall include recognizing the winners of the Contest.

How does Constituting America get consent from parents for the collection of personal information?

The entrant’s parent or legal guardian must sign the parental consent line on the Contest Sign-up Form, or check the box on the online form. The Contest Entry form has a box for the parent to check in order to give consent for Constituting America to collect, use and disclose personal information about the child. The parental consent directs parents to this website for the information contained in the Direct Notice to Parents and the Privacy Policy. Your signature on the parental consent line means that you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of the personal information and have notice of the content of this Direct Notice to Parents and the Privacy Policy, as well as agree to all the rules and regulations of the Contest.

Can a parent review, change or delete the information collected by Constituting America about his or her child?

A parent can contact Constituting America at any time and review the information Constituting America has collected on his or her child.

A parent can also refuse to permit Constituting America to collect any further personal information and can request that Constituting America delete any information already collected.

To contact Constituting America about a child’s personal information a parent can write Constituting America at the following address:

Cathy Gillespie

Constituting America

P.O. Box 1988

Colleyville, Texas 76034

Or a parent may email Constituting America at or call Constituting America at the following number: 202-255-0101.