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Privacy Policy

Who we are

County Residents Against Annexation (CRAA) is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Our website address is and our mailing address is:

County Residents Against Annexation (CRAA)
P.O. Box 5774
Bloomington, IN 47407

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If visitors to leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture may be visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

In other words, these websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Contact information

County Residents Against Annexation (CRAA) will not share your name, email, and/or phone number with third party marketers or any similar entities. If you provide CRAA with your contact information, CRAA will use it only to get in touch with you about annexation matters in Monroe County, Indiana. (Please also see “Donor information and anonymity” below.)

Donor information and anonymity

If you donate funds to County Residents Against Annexation (CRAA), you are eligible for a tax deduction, because CRAA is a community-based 501(c)(3) public charity. As such, CRAA is legally required to report donations to the Internal Revenue Service. (This protects the tax-deductible status of financial contributions to CRAA.)

CRAA is not required to publicly disclose the names of individual donors who have contributed less than $5,000 in a single calendar year. If you are a donor who wishes to remain anonymous, please let us know. You can contact us via email at or write to CRAA; P.O. Box 5774; Bloomington, IN 47407.

Please note: CRAA is required by law to publicly disclose donations in the amount of $5,000 or more given by individual donors in a single calendar year.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment on our website, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.