Privacy Policy

 
 
 

Weil for President

Privacy Policy

Revised April 19, 2015
Our Privacy Policy; explains about how information is collected, used and disclosed by Weil for President, WeilForPresident.com (WfP). This Policy applies to information collected when you use this site, and other online assets of WfP. These along with other ways you connect with us, are collectively referred to as the Sites, below.
Information Collection
Information You Provide to Us
We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you fill out forms, make donations, send us an email, sign up to receive email updates, sign a petition, volunteer, create an account, participate in a contest or promotion, make a purchase, communicate with us via third party social media sites, request information, or otherwise communicate with us. The information we may collect include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, fax 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 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 Sites
When you access or use our Sites, we automatically collect information about you, including:

  • Log Information: Information about your use of the WfP, including the browser you use, access times, pages viewed, IP address and the page you visited before navigating to our Sites.
  • Device Information: We may collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our Sites.
  • Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: Various technologies collect information. These 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 Sites and your experience, see which areas and features of our Sites are popular, and count visits. We may also collect information using web beacons; known as “tracking pixels”. Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Sites 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 Options” below.

Information Collected From Other Sources
We may obtain information from other sources and combine it with information collected through our Sites. For example if you create or log into your account through a social media site, we may have access to certain information from that site, such as your name, account information and friends lists, in accord with authorization procedures of the social media site.

Use of Information
Using collected information, we may use information about you for various purposes, including to bot not limited to:

  • Provide, maintain and improve our Sites;
  • Provide & deliver the information, products and services you request, process contributions & transactions, and send you information such as confirmations & invoices,
  • Send you confirmations, technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;
  • Request feedback and otherwise contact you about use of WfP Sites;
  • Respond to your comments, questions and requests and provide customer service;
  • Send newsletters and provide information or services you request or we think will be of interest to you, such as information to keep you informed about campaigns, candidates, issues, events, resources, promotions, contests, products and services;
  • Help connect you with other supporters, and to solicit volunteers, donations and support for candidates, issues and organizations that we support;
  • Remind you to send in your voter registration form and to vote;
  • Assist you in finding your registration information and polling location;
  • Contact you if other information is necessary under Federal election laws;
  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Sites;
  • Personalize and improve the Sites and provide advertisements, content or features that match user profiles or interests;
  • Process and deliver contest entries and rewards;
  • Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service;
  • Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.
  • Weil for President is based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law. By accessing or using the Sites or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the U.S. and other countries.
    Sharing of Information

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

  • With vendors, consultants and other service providers or volunteers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf;
  • With candidates, organizations, campaigns, groups or causes that we believe have similar political viewpoints, principles or objectives;
  • To report required information to the Federal Elections Commission, including name, mailing address, occupation, and name of employers of individuals whose contributions exceed $200 in a calendar year. (for additional information, visit the FEC website at http://www.fec.gov);
  • In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, regulation or legal process, or as otherwise required by any applicable law, rule or regulation;
  • If we believe your actions are inconsistent with the spirit or language of our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of Weil for President, its employees, volunteers, constituents or others;
  • In connection with, or during negotiations of, any reorganization, formation of new committee or successor organization, asset sale or transfer, financing or lending transaction or in any other situation where personal information may be disclosed or transferred as one of the assets of Weil for President; and
  • With your consent or at your direction, including if we notify you through our Sites that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information.
  • We may also share aggregated or anonymized information that does not directly identify you.

Online Petitions
In signing an online petition, you understand the petition is public information, and we may make the petition, and your name, city, state, and any comments provided by you in connection therein publicly available. Additionally, we may provide such petitions or compilations thereof, including your comments, name, city, and state to national, state or local leaders, and or to the press;

Social Sharing Features
The Sites may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Social Media “Like/Sharing” buttons), that allow you to share actions you take on our Sites with other media, and vice versa. The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the providers of the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these services.

Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others
We may allow third parties to use cookies or other technologies to provide analytics services and to serve ads on other websites based on your visits to this site and other sites across the Internet. These entities may collect information about your use of our Sites and other websites, including your IP address, web browser, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked and conversion information. This information may be used by WfP and others to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of content, deliver advertising and content targeted to your interests and better understand your online activity. For example, we may use Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online. This enables third-party vendors, including Google, to show our ads on sites across the Internet. Such third-party vendors, including Google, may use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on 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.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp and www.aboutads.info/choices.

Children’s Privacy
The Sites are not directed to children under 13, and we do not intend to solicit any personal information from children under 13. However, in the event that we become aware that we are collecting any personal information from a child under 13, we will only do so in compliance with the provisions of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA).

Security
WfP takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from theft, misuse and unauthorized access, and disclosure.

Your Options
Cookies
By default most web browsers are set to accept cookies. You may choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose that option, it may affect the availability and functionality of our WeilforPresident.com and related web assets. (social media platforms etc.)

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

We may amend or revise and update our Privacy Policy from time to time.
If we make changes, we’ll notify you by revising the date at the top of the policy. At times, we may provide you with additional notice (such as updating a statement on the homepage or via email) but we do not assume any responsibility to do so. Additional notification will be a courtesy only. To stay informed about our information practices, please review the Privacy Policy when you access our Sites so as to become familiar with how you can help protect your privacy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via the form below: