At Strong Towns, we will never give or sell your information to any third party. We collect the following information for the following purposes:

Information provided to us directly

This includes information such as your name, email address, phone number, address, social media handles and survey information that you may choose to provide when signing up for our email list. We use this information to correspond with you and to create a tailored, personal experience for you as a subscriber. We may use the information you provide to contact you about your particular Strong Towns interests or regionally-specific articles and events. You may opt out of our emails at any time through the unsubscribe link included in the email or through our contact form here.

Donation & membership information

All credit card or bank information collected is securely stored on an external PCI compliant iATS Payments server in accordance with their own privacy policy available here. We are unable to access any credit card or bank account information provided for your donation.


Our website uses cookies - small text files that get stored on your computer – to identify which of our webpages you visit. We may use this information to better understand how users interact with our webpage and to provide a tailored, personal experience based on your information. You may delete or disable cookies at any time through your web browser.

Data provided by third-parties: Google Analytics, AdSense, CrazyEgg, Chartbeat & Facebook Ads

We advertise our website through both Google AdWords and Facebook Ads. Both of these services provide aggregate data for the users that click on our advertisements. Additionally, Google Analytics, CrazyEgg and Chartbeat provide aggregate data about our website visitors. All data collected is in accordance with both our privacy policy and that of the third party. You may choose to opt out of any third-party information tracking through those parties directly.

We greatly value your privacy and the security of your information. If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please let us know here.

Last updated March 24th, 2017.

(Top photo courtesy of Arian David Photography)