PRIVACY POLICY

MARCH ON PAC
PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated:  October 19, 2017

This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed by March On PAC and its affiliated organizations, (“March On PAC”).  This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect when you use the websites, mobile sites, and other online services that link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Site”).

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time.  If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of the policy and, in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or sending you an email notification).  We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access the Site to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

Collection of Information

Information You Provide to Us

We collect information you provide directly to us.  For example, we may collect information when you fill out a form, send us an email, sign up to receive email or text message updates, request information, sign a petition, complete a survey, sign up as a volunteer, participate in a contest or promotion, make a donation, communicate with us via third party social media sites, or otherwise communicate with us.  The types of information we collect may include your name, email address, social media handles, user names, postal address, phone number, mobile number, credit card information,  and other contact or identifying information you choose to provide.  

In addition, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) may require us to collect certain personal information from donors.  For example, the FEC requires us to collect (and disclose) the name, mailing address, occupation, and employer of all individuals whose donations exceed $200 per calendar year.  

Information We Collect Automatically When You Use the Site

When you access or use our Site, we automatically collect information about you, including:

  • Log Information:  We log information about your use of the Site, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to our Site.
  • Device Information:  We may collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our Site, including the hardware model, operating system and version, device identifiers and mobile network information.
  • Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies:  We use various technologies to collect information, and this may include sending cookies to your computer or mobile device.  Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that helps us to improve our Site and your experience, see which areas and features of our Site are popular and count visits.  We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as “tracking pixels” or “clear GIFs”).  Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Site or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon.  For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see “Your Choices” below.

Information We Collect From Other Sources

We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Site.  We may also use such information for list matching and other purposes.

Use of Information

We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:

  • Provide, maintain and improve our Site and send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;
  • Provide and deliver the information you request, process donations and transactions and send you related information, including confirmations and receipts,
  • Respond to your emails, submissions, comments, questions and requests , provide customer service, request feedback, and otherwise contact you about your  use of the Site;
  • Send you newsletters and otherwise provide you with information or services you request or that we think will be of interest to you, such as sending you information to keep you informed about various campaigns, candidates, issues, events, resources, promotions, contests, products and services;
  • Help connect you with other supporters, and to solicit volunteers, donations and support for March On PAC and for candidates, issues and organizations that we support;
  • Contact you if other information is necessary under Federal election laws;
  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Site;
  • Personalize and improve the Site and provide advertisements, content or features that match user profiles or interests or that are based on the information you provide or the actions you take; and
  • Notify and contact contest or sweepstakes entrants; and
  • Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.

March On PAC is based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law.  By accessing or using the Site or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the U.S. and other countries.

Online Petitions

If you sign an online petition, you understand that such petition is public information and that we may make the petition, and your name, city, state, and any comments provided in connection therewith publicly available.  In addition, we may provide such petitions or compilations thereof, including your comments, name, city, and state to national, state or local leaders, or to the press.

Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others

We may allow third parties to use cookies, web beacons, or other technologies and to otherwise collect information about you in order to provide analytics, remarketing, conversion tracking, custom audiences, measurement, and advertising services, including serving ads on other sites based on your visits to the Site and other sites across the Internet and across various mobile applications.  These entities may collect or receive information about your use of the Site and other websites and mobile applications, including your IP address, browser, device information, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked and conversion information.  This information may be used by March On PAC and others to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, deliver advertising and content targeted to your interests and better understand your online activity.  

For example, we may use Remarketing with Google Analytics and Facebook Custom Audiences, or other remarketing tools to advertise online. This enables third-party vendors, including Google and Facebook, to show our ads on sites across the Internet.  Such third-party vendors, may use first-party cookies and third-party cookies together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to our Site.  For information on how you can opt out of Google’s use of cookies for interest-based ads please visit Google’s Ads Settings.

For more information about Internet-based ads, or to opt out of having your web browsing information used for behavioral advertising purposes, please visit www.aboutads.info/choices.  For information on how you can opt out of Google’s use of cookies for interest-based ads please visit Google’s Ads Settings.

Your Choices

Cookies

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default.  If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies.  Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Site.

Promotional Communications

You may opt out of receiving text messages, updates and newsletters by following the instructions in those emails or text messages.  If you opt out, we may still send you other types of emails, such as those about your use of the Site or any donations or transactions.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please email us at info@wearemarchon.org.

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