What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place a donation, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form or enter information on our site. You may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience and to adhere to FEC Campaign Finance Law.
Voters Not Politicians may also collect other information that cannot identify you personally when you visit our site, including your IP address or your Internet Service Provider. Voters Not Politicians may log this information in aggregated forms to monitor our site and measure site performance.
How do we use your information?
Once you provide your contact information, we will contact you regarding campaign-related updates, events, and to follow up with you regarding volunteering opportunities or speaking engagements. According to FEC Campaign Finance Law, your PII, including name, address, employer, and occupation, will be used to ensure that all campaign finance laws are met.
If your PII will be used in any manner other than as stated in this policy, such use shall be specifically posted. If you wish to update or remove your information, or if you do not wish your information to be shared with third parties, please email us at email@example.com.
How do we protect your information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. All donation transactions are processed through a gateway provider (currently PayPal) and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Do we use 'cookies'?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, Some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.
How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions and to market to our mailing list.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
- Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
- Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
- Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
- Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
- Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
- Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you may unsubscribe to future electronic communications at any time by following the link in every email communication we send.
Last Edited on 2017-03-14