The Capitol Deal Privacy Policy

  • Welcome to The Capitol Deal. This site is provided by WP Company LLC (The Washington Post) (“we” or “us”). We value your privacy. This Privacy Policy gives you information about our practices with respect to the personally identifiable information – information that could reasonably identify you – that we collect in connection with this website. Whenever you provide personally identifiable information to us, we will make an effort to link to our privacy policy.
  • I. Collection of Information
    We may ask you to provide personally identifiable information for various reasons and at various times. For example, when you register for an account, we may ask for information such as your name, e-mail address, and phone number; when you purchase a voucher, we may ask you for financial information. We may also ask you for other information at other times – such as when you ask us a question. We may combine this information with other information (including personally identifiable information) about you that we may have collected from other sources.
  • We may automatically collect other information about you when you use this website. For instance, our web servers may automatically collect certain non-personally identifiable information, such as which pages each user visits, the domain name (e.g., of visitors, your IP address, Web browser software (such as Internet Explorer), and referring web site. In addition, we may place a “cookie” (a small, unique identifier text file) on your system to remember who you are. We also may include other information in our cookie files; for example, if you arrived at this site via a link from third-party site, we may include the URL of the linking page. You may opt out of the cookies delivered by us by changing the setting on your browser. Please be aware that this will disable all cookies delivered to your browser, not just the ones delivered by us. We may combine all of this information with other information, including personally identifiable information we have collected about you.
  • II. Use of Information
    We use the information, including personally identifiable information, that we have collected about you in several ways, including:
    •To manage and administer your account, including to process and fulfill the transactions you initiate, to send you information about deals, to solicit or respond to your questions or comments, to inform you of material changes or additions to this Privacy Policy or our terms and conditions, or to contact you with legal notices.
    •To send you offers and information from The Washington Post and its affiliates or from other companies whose products and services may be of interest to you.
    •To conduct research on our customers’ demographics, interests and behavior, to analyze traffic patters, and generally for business analytics.
    •In other ways as described to you at the point of collection or otherwise.
  • III. Sharing of Information
    We may share the information, including personally identifiable information, that we collect about you in limited circumstances, including:
    •With our parent company (The Washington Post Company) and our corporate affiliates.
    •With vendors providing contractual services for The Washington Post (such as hosting vendors, list managers who facilitate or assist with communications on our behalf, companies that provide consulting or analytics services, and service providers who process payment information or transactions).
    •When we have reason to believe that disclosing this information may be necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Terms and Conditions or may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) the rights or property of The Washington Post or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities, or when disclosure is required by law.
    •In the event that our ownership or ownership of The Capitol Deal changes as a result of a merger, acquisition, or corporate transfer to another company.
    •With the sponsor of a deal you have purchased, although in that case, we will only share your name and we will contractually require such sponsor to use your information only for the purpose of fulfilling that deal (e.g., redeeming your voucher or confirming your reservation).
    •If you give us permission, with selected third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
    •With other entities for business analytics.
    •In other ways as described to you at the point of collection or otherwise.
  • IV. Access to Information
    You can access and update personally identifiable information that you have provided to us by contacting us at
  • V. Data Security
    We have in place administrative, technical, and physical measures to protect the information we collect online. However, we cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet.
  • VI. External Links
    If any part of this website links you to other websites, please note that those websites do not operate under this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you examine the privacy statements posted on those other sites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, disclosing, and protecting personal information.
  • VII. Persons Under Age 13
    In general, we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from individuals under the age of 13. Please do not send any information about yourself to us if you are under the age of 13. Should we learn that a person under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will delete that information from our database.
  • VIII. Material Changes to This Privacy Policy
    If we need to materially change this Privacy Policy in the future, we will notify you by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account or by placing a prominent notice on this website. Please note that you are responsible for updating your information so that we have your current e-mail address, and for checking the website and Privacy Policy periodically for notice of changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy may affect our use of personally identifiable information provided to us prior to our notification to you of the changes. Therefore, if you do not wish to permit changes in our use of your information, you must notify us prior to the effective date of the changes that you wish to terminate your account with us.
  • IX. Contacting Us
    If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at Effective date: March 8, 2011 Copyright © 2011. The Washington Post.