Clandestine Reporters Working Group, LLC, operating in the City of Alexandria, State of Virginia, United States, under pains of dishonorable conduct, affirms the following:
(a) We do not transfer personally identifiable information to third parties. All information, electronic or otherwise, is stored in at least one of the following ways:
(1) stored on external solid state drives encrypted with 256-bit AES; or
(2) transported in paper folders, secured in a Pelican case, while in transport to and from training sites; or
(3) stored on our provider’s (BlackBerry, Hushmail, Kolab Now) servers in Canada, UK, and Switzerland; or
(4) secured in a Class 6 GSA approved security container.
(b) As of February 8, 2017, to the best of our knowledge and belief, no local, state, federal, or foreign intelligence or law enforcement agency has searched or seized any records in the Company’s control.
(c) As of February 8, 2017, we have not received orders from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court under Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act or Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act; an ordinary subpoena or search warrant accompanied by a gag order pursuant to the Electronic Communication Privacy Act; or a “national security letter” authorized by the Electronic Communication Privacy Act, National Security Act, Right to Financial Privacy Act, or PATRIOT Act.