Privacy Policy


Your use of the Drug Free Youth DC website means you accept these Terms and Conditions. We reserve the right to change, modify, add, or remove all or a part of these conditions and guidelines. If you continue to use the site after we have posted changes to the terms, it means you have accepted those terms as well.

Privacy Policy

Collection and Use of Online Information
When you visit our website, certain data, such as your computer’s unique Internet protocol (IP) address, will be automatically collected and sent to the servers that support our website system to help us provide better service and a more effective website. In addition, as part of these efforts, sections of this site may place a small text file (typically only a few bytes) on your hard drive to allow us to identify your computer.

We will not attempt to read any additional information on your hard drive, and we do not combine collected information with other personal information to determine your identity or your email address. In order to visit certain areas of this site, or to use certain services, you may be asked to provide personal information, such as your name, address, or gender.

Analytics and tagging systems such as Google Tag Manger, Google Analytics, Facebook Pixels, and Twitter Conversion Tracking are used to improve the usability of this website and our ability to provide you with the information you need. To respect your privacy, we do not utilize retargeting advertisements on Facebook and Twitter.

If you supply us with your e-mail address, we will only use it to contact you regarding a shared story or to respond to a specific request.

Secure Transmissions
Please be assured that this site is equipped with security measures to protect the information you provide us.

Protection of Personal Information
Your individual identifying information will not be shared, sold, or transferred to any third party without your prior consent, or unless it is required by law.

Other Sites
Drug Free Youth DC privacy policy extends to only. If you access another organization’s website through the you should read that organization’s privacy policy to determine its website practices.

Personal Stories
By sharing your story you grant Drug Free Youth DC the right to use, without modifying except for clarity and offensive language, and publish the content of the story submitted on our website or social media platforms.

By agreeing to these terms and conditions, the submitter authorizes Drug Free Youth DC to publish the story for drug use prevention purposes, and allows Drug Free Youth DC to be holders of the copyright. allows you to opt-out of having your name published. By submitting your story you confirm that:

  1. the story is yours and you have the right to share it and give us permission to use it;
  2. all information contained in your story is accurate to the best of your knowledge; and
  3. you are giving unlimited, free permission to publish all or any portion of the story on its website, social media properties, and promotional materials.