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Privacy Policy

Jun 23, 2021

This Privacy Policy explains how the Committee to Elect Sonia Chang-Díaz (the “Campaign”, “we” or “us”) collects, uses, and discloses information about you when you access or use our websites, mobile sites, and mobile application 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 website homepage or sending you a notification). We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access the Site or otherwise interact with us to stay informed about our information practices and the choices available to you.

Collection of Information

INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US

We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you sign up to receive updates, request information, fill out a form, sign a petition, sign up as a volunteer, sign up for an event, create an account, participate in a contest or promotion, make a donation or purchase, communicate with us via third party social media sites, request support, send us an email, 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 (although payment information is generally collected directly by a third-party processor), and any other information you choose to provide.

The Committee to Elect Sonia Chang-Díaz does not knowingly collect, use or distribute children’s personally identifiable information to any third parties. Visitors to this Site who are under 13 years of age should not use this Site except under the supervision and with the assistance of their parent or legal guardian, and should never submit any personally identifying information to the Site. For example, visitors under 13 years of age should not register, purchase or use services or take any actions on or through this Site. If you have any reservations, questions or concerns about your child’s access to this site or how information that your child provides is used by us, please contact us.

AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED INFORMATION

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

  • Log and Usage Information: We collect information related to your access to and use of the Site, including the type of browser you use, app version, access times, pages viewed, your IP address, and the page you visited before navigating to our Site.

  • Device Information: We collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our Site, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information.

  • Transactional Information: If you make a donation or purchase, we may collect information about the transaction, such as donation amount, purchase price, product details, and date and location of the transaction.

  • Location Information: We may derive the approximate location of your device.

  • Information Collected by Cookies and Similar Tracking Technologies: A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user.

Our website uses a cookie for measuring aggregate web statistics, including number of monthly visitors, number of repeat visitors, most popular webpages and other information. We will also use cookies to facilitate your online visit by maintaining data that you provide for online activism activities so that you will not need to resubmit certain information.

We may also use third-party services such as Google Analytics. This helps us understand traffic patterns and know if there are problems with our Site. We may also use embedded images in emails to track open rates for our mailings, so that we can tell which mailings appeal most to our supporters.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM OTHER SOURCES

We and our service providers may also obtain information about you from other sources and combine that with information we collect about you on our Site. For example, we and our service providers may collect information about you from third parties.

Use of Information

We may use the information we collect to:

  • Provide, maintain and improve our Site;

  • Provide and deliver the information you request, process donations and transactions and send you related information, including confirmations and receipts,

  • Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages and provide technical support;

  • Respond to your emails, submissions, comments, questions and requests; request feedback or support, and otherwise contact you about your participation in the campaign and the use of the Sites;

  • Communicate with you about the campaign, such as sending you information to keep you informed about various issues, events, activities, and volunteer opportunities, and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you; 

  • To solicit volunteers, donations and support for the Campaign and for other candidates, issues and organizations that we support and to connect you with other volunteers;

  • Remind you to vote and register to vote and assist you in finding your registration information, polling location and campaign events near you;

  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our Site;

  • Personalize the Site and provide advertisements, content or features based on your preferences, interests, and browsing and online activities;

  • Facilitate contests, sweepstakes, and promotions and process and deliver entries and rewards;

  • Detect, investigate and prevent fraudulent transactions and other illegal activities and protect the rights and property of Campaign and others; and

  • Carry out any other purpose described to you at the time the information was collected.

Sharing of Information

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

  • With vendors, service providers, volunteers, and consultants 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 or share similar goals and with organizations that facilitate communications and information sharing among such groups, provided such groups agree to protect such information to the same degree as set forth in this Privacy Policy;

  • With other participants in a joint fundraising committee;

  • In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law or legal process, including lawful requests by public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements;

  • When we believe in good faith that we are lawfully authorized or required to do so or that doing so is reasonably necessary or appropriate to comply with the law or legal processes or respond to lawful requests, claims or legal authorities, including responding to lawful subpoenas, warrants, or court orders;

  • 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 the Campaign, 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 the Campaign;

  • With your consent or at your direction.

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

SOCIAL SHARING FEATURES

The Site may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook “Like” button), which let you share actions you take on our Site with other media, and vice versa. Your use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on your privacy settings for the relevant social media site. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.

ADVERTISING AND ANALYTICS SERVICES PROVIDED BY OTHERS

We may allow others to provide analytics services and serve advertisements on our behalf across the web and in mobile applications. These entities may use cookies, web beacons, device identifiers and other technologies to collect information about your use of the Site and other websites and applications, including your IP address, web browser, mobile network information, pages viewed, time spent on pages or in apps, links clicked, and conversion information. This information may be used by the Campaign and others to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, deliver advertising and content targeted to your interests on our Site and other websites, and better understand your online activity.

If you prefer to opt out of the use of these third-party cookies on the Site, you can do so by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page. Your device may also include a feature (“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 certain information collected through apps used for behavioral advertising purposes.

How to Unsubscribe or Opt Out

People who subscribe to email lists via this website will receive periodic updates from The Committee to Elect Sonia Chang-Díaz by email, postal mail or SMS. Your carrier's normal messaging, data and other rates and fees will apply to SMS communications.

You may opt out of receiving future information via email by using the unsubscribe procedure specified on the email message. 

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

The privacy policies and practices contained in this Privacy Policy do not apply to ANY external links. This Privacy Policy only applies to our Site or any future Sites that we may develop. It does not cover Sites that are linked to by this Site or Sites for which we are not responsible ("linked-Sites"). These linked-Sites will have their own policies and practices that may be different from ours. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the policies and practices of the linked-Sites, especially if you provide personal information to them.

MOBILE PUSH NOTIFICATIONS/ALERTS

With your consent, we may send promotional and non-promotional push notifications or alerts to your mobile device. You can deactivate these messages at any time by changing the notification settings on your mobile device.

Your carrier's normal messaging, data and other rates and fees will apply to these communications.

Security

The Campaign takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: help@soniachangdiaz.com.