Last modified and effective on 07/18/2023
Our Political Activities
Categories of Information We May Collect
We, or our third-party service providers, collect two basic types of information: (a) Personal Information and (b) Anonymous Information. Additionally, we may use Personal Information and Anonymous Information to create a third type of information: Aggregate Information. Aggregate Information containing Personal Information shall be treated as Personal Information. In particular, we collect:
How We Collect Information
DIRECT COLLECTION. We and our third-party service providers collect information you provide to us when you contribute, including the purchase of goods, request information from us, register with us, participate in Public Forums or other activities on our sites and Applications, respond to surveys, attend in-person events, speak with us on the phone, or otherwise interact with us in person or using one or more Devices.
TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES. We and our third-party service providers may collect information about your activity, or activity on Devices associated with you, on our sites and Applications, using tracking technologies such as cookies, Flash cookies, pixels, tags, software development kits, application program interfaces, and Web beacons. At present, we do not respond to Do No Track (“DNT”) signals as there are currently no standards for DNT signals. If a standard is established and accepted, we may reassess how to respond to DNT signals.
Examples of online tracking technologies include:
Tracking data may be used for many purposes including, without limitation, to:
ANALYTICS TOOLS. We, and our third-party service providers, may collect information using analytics tools, including when you visit our sites or use our Applications, on third-party sites or platforms.
How We Use Information We Collect
How We Share Information with Third Parties
We provide you the ability to exercise certain controls and choices regarding our collection, use and sharing of your Personal Information. As a political organization that is not operated for the profit or benefit of shareholders or other owners, we are exempt from certain laws and rules that may otherwise provide you with additional rights. Subject to laws applicable to us and you, your controls and choices may include:
Our website does not intend for children to be our primary audience and we do not knowingly contact or collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13 without appropriate notice and consent of a parent or legal guardian. If we are informed that we have unintentionally received Personal Information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete it. If you want to notify us of our possible receipt of Personal Information by children under the age of 13, please contact us at email@example.com with “CHILDREN’S PRIVACY REQUEST” in the subject line. Please click here for information from the Federal Trade Commission about protecting children’s privacy online.
State Privacy Rights
PRIVACY RIGHTS FOR NEVADA RESIDENTS. If you are a Nevada resident, Nevada Revised Statutes Section 603A gives you the right to submit a verified request to us, directing us not to make any sale of certain personal information, as defined under this law, that we have collected or may collect about you. To submit such a request, Nevada residents can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with “NEVADA OPT-OUT REQUEST” in the subject line.
PRIVACY RIGHTS FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS. If you are a California Resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information, as defined under this law, to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To submit such a request, please contact us at email@example.com with “CALIFORNIA PRIVACY REQUEST” in the subject line.
Data Security Practices
Integration of Third Party Platforms and Services
Our Political Activities are controlled, operated, and administered entirely within the United States, and intended for adult United States citizens and permanent residents only. If you visit, access, interact with, and/or otherwise participate in our Political Activities from a location outside the United States, please be advised that any information you provide in connection with any such activity may be processed in and/or transferred to the United States of America and/or other territories and locations, where privacy protections may not be as comprehensive as those in the territory or location where you are located. By participating in our Political Activities or accessing any of our sites or Applications, you affirmatively consent to the transfer, use, disclosure, provision, and other administration of your information as described herein.
“Aggregate Information” means information about groups or categories of individuals, which does not identify and cannot reasonably be used to identify an individual.
“Anonymous Information” means information that does not directly or indirectly identify, and cannot reasonably be used to identify, an individual.
“Application” means a program or service, if any, operated by us (or on our behalf) that may be displayed on various online, mobile, or other platforms and environments, including those operated by third parties, which permits us to interact directly with users.
“Children” means individuals who we have identified are not of legal age to consent to the collection and processing of their Personal Information. In the United States, the term “children” refers to individuals under 13 years of age.
“Device” means any computer, mobile device, phone, tablet or other electronic equipment that an individual may use to access our websites or Applications or participate in our Political Activities.
“IP Address” means an identifier associated with the access point through which you enter the Internet, and is typically controlled by your Internet Service Provider, your company, or your university.
“Personal Information” means information that identifies (whether directly or indirectly) a particular individual, such as the individual’s name, postal address, email address, and telephone number.
“Public Forum” means any component of our Political Activity where you may provide information to an unrestricted audience, such as message boards, conversation pages, blogs, chat rooms, social community environments, or profile pages. If you provide Personal Information when you use any of these features, that Personal Information may be publicly posted and otherwise disclosed without limitation as to its use by us or by a third party.
All the above categories exclude text messaging originator opt-in data and consent; this information will not be shared with any third parties.