Effective: May 30, 2024

The American Exploration & Production Council (AXPC) is the voice of leading independent US energy producers. We respects your privacy.  This policy explains what personal information we collect when we engage with you through our website (, through advocacy and educational campaigns, or in person (our “Services”) and how we use and share that information. This policy may change from time to time. When we revise this privacy policy, we will update the effective date listed above. Your continued use of our Services after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Information We Collect

We collect information from you directly when you provide it to us, automatically as you navigate our Services, and indirectly from third-parties sources, such as our member organizations.  The information we collect may include the following:

  • Name and Contact Data, such your first name, last name, job title, company name, address, email address, phone number.
  • Demographic and Profile Data, such as your age, gender, preferred language, interactions with our member services, feedback, engagement with our advocacy or educational campaigns and survey responses.
  • Technical Data, including internet protocol (“IP”) address, cookies, web beacons, clear gifs, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access our Services.
  • Usage Data, such as information about how you use our Services (for example time of day, duration of visit, pages visited, actions taken on pages, or other automatically collected meta-data), and/or our products and services.

How We Use Information

We use the information that we collect about you to:

  • Provide you with our Services.
  • Provide you with information or content related to our initiatives, advocacy, and mission.
  • Improve our Services, develop new offerings and perform analytics.
  • Personalize your experience when utilizing our Services.
  • Respond to your questions, comments, and requests for information.
  • Engage with you on advocacy or educational campaigns, including helping you contact elected officials and policymakers.
  • Process your conference, webinar, or event registration and provide you with information related to your participation in the conference, webinar or event.
  • Send you emails and other material, from time to time, that we believe may be of interest to you.  You may unsubscribe from these emails at any time using the “unsubscribe” link located at the bottom of the email.
  • Deliver other advertising messages to you.
  • Communicate with you about your membership.
  • Notify you about changes to our Services.
  • Protect the security and integrity of our Services.
  • Protect our rights and property.
  • Comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request, or for any other purpose with your consent.

How We Share Your Information

We may share your information for the purposes listed above with:

  • Our members.
  • With elected officials and policymakers, when directed by you.
  • Vendors or third-party service providers that support us in providing Services.
  • Our analytics, marketing, and events partners.
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide information.
  • Law enforcement or regulatory agencies, if required to do so by law or when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate.
  • Other entities in connection with the sale, merger, acquisition or other reorganization of our organization.
  • Otherwise with your consent or direction.

Digital Technologies

Our Services use certain digital technologies including “cookies” (a small, unique identifier text file) and pixels to help us gather and analyze certain information such as browser type and operating system; whether you accessed this website through a third-party link; and the number of visitors to this website and how visitors use this website.  This information allows us to better understand how people engage with our campaigns or use this website and make improvements. Our website may also uses third party cookies to customize the marketing campaigns that we direct to you.

You may opt out of the use of other types of cookies (except strictly necessary cookies which are needed for the website to operate) by modifying your browser setting to decline cookies.  However, if you use your browser settings to block certain cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our Services.

Information about Minors

Our Services are directed to individuals 18 years of age or older. If you are younger than 18, please do not use our Services.

Links to Other Websites

Our Services may contain links to other websites.  We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these linked websites.  We encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these sites before providing any personal information.


We retain your information as needed to provide our services, comply with legal obligations, or protect our or others’ interests.


We have implemented reasonable technical and security measures that are appropriate to the personal data that we process in order to safeguard your personal data. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our website. Any transmission of personal information to us is at your own risk.

Do Not Track

Our website does not respond to Do Not Track signals.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our privacy practices, please contact us:

By email at or by phone at 202-920-1500.