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Privacy Policy

 

Last Revised: [08/12/2021]

This Privacy Policy explains how the Duval Democratic Executive Committee (the “DEC”, “we” or “us”) collects, uses, and discloses information about you when you access or use our websites and other online services that link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, “Services”), or otherwise interact with us.

 

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by revising the “Last Revised” date at the top of this Privacy Policy and, in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as by adding a statement to our website homepage or by sending you a notification). We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy whenever you access or use the Services or otherwise interact with us to make sure that you stay informed about our information practices and the choices available to you.

 

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

Information You Provide To Us

We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you make a donation, make a purchase from our online store, participate in any interactive areas or features of the Services, sign up to receive email updates or other notifications (such as text message alerts), use the voter registration or assistance tools available through the Services, fill out a form, apply for a job or an internship, participate in a survey, contest or other promotion, communicate with us via third-party social media sites, or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, credit card and other payment information, and any other information you choose to provide.

 

In addition, note that the State of Florida may require us to collect and publicly report certain information from donors. For example, the Duval County Supervisor of Elections requires us to collect (and disclose) the name, mailing address, occupation, and employer of all individuals whose donations exceed $50 per calendar year.

 

Other Information We Collect When You Use Our Services

When you access or use the Services, we automatically collect certain information about you, including:

 

Information We Collect From Other Sources

We may obtain information from other sources and combine it with information we collect through the Services. For example, if you make a donation to a third-party website, such as ActBlue, for our benefit or if you sign up to host or volunteer for an event associated with the DEC via a third-party website, such as MobilizeAmerica, we will obtain certain information about you from the third party that operates that website.

 

HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT?

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

 

Please note that, if you complete a voter registration form through the Services, any information that you provide solely on such voter registration form is deleted (and not retained by us) after such form is either (a) provided to you for submission to the state in which you are a resident and are registering to vote or (b) submitted to your state directly through the Services.

 

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE SHARE WITH THIRD PARTIES?

We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

We also may share aggregated or de-identified information with third parties that cannot reasonably be used by such third parties to identify you.

Text messaging originator opt-in data and consent will not be shared with any third parties, provided that the foregoing does not apply to sharing (1) with vendors, consultants, and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf (and who will not use such information for their own purposes); (2) if we believe disclosure is required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation or to comply with law enforcement or legal process.

 

WHAT INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED IN CONNECTION WITH ONLINE PETITIONS?

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

 

WHAT INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED IN CONNECTION WITH SOCIAL SHARING FEATURES OF THE SERVICES?

The Services offer certain social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook “Like” button), which let you share actions you take on the Services with other media. Your use of such features and tools enables the sharing of certain information with your friends or with the public, depending on the settings you establish with the thirty party that provides the social sharing features and other integrated tools. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with the social sharing features and other integrated tools, please review the privacy policies of the third parties that provide such features and tools.

 

OTHER WEBSITES LINKED TO OUR SERVICES

The Services may contain links to other websites. For example, the Services may link to a third-party website, such as Act Blue, to enable donations or to a third-party website, such as MobilizeAmerica, to help organize volunteers for our benefit. Any information you provide on websites that are operated by a third party and linked to the Services is provided directly to the third party that operates such website and is subject to that third party’s privacy policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such websites, and we are not responsible for the information practices or policies of the third parties that operate such websites. Before providing information on any website that is operated by a third party and linked to the Services, we encourage you to review the privacy policy of the third party that operates such website and to learn more about the information practices and policies of such third party.

 

ADVERTISING AND ANALYTICS SERVICES PROVIDED BY OTHERS

We may allow others to provide analytics services and to serve advertisements on our behalf. These entities may use cookies, web beacons, device identifiers, and other technologies to collect information about your use of the Services and other websites, including your IP address, web browser, mobile network information, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked, and conversion information. This information may be used by the DEC 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 more information about interest-based ads, or to opt out of having your web browsing information used for behavioral advertising purposes, please visit www.aboutads.info/choices. In addition, your device may include a feature (such as “Limit Ad Tracking” on iOS or “Opt Out of Interest-Based Ads” or “Opt Out of Ads Personalization” on Android) that allows you to opt out of having information collected through certain device applications used for targeted advertising purposes.

 

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 browser cookies, such removal or rejection could affect the availability and functionality of the Services.

 

Promotional Communications

You may “opt out” of receiving promotional communications (such as text messages, email updates, and newsletters) from the DEC by following the instructions in those communications. Please note that we may still send you other types of non-promotional communications, such as those about your use of the Services or any of your donations, transactions, or activities related to the Services.

 

QUESTIONS?

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