When using one of our Voter Guides or Elected Guides, in order to pull up individual results, users must enter their addresses. We do collect and store the address information listed. We do not collect names or emails or any other personal information.
We collect address information from you when you enter it in the search bar of any of our Voter Guides or Elected Guides. In our Elected Guides, we use the addresses entered to display a personalized list of your elected officials and in our Voter guides, to determine for which candidates and measures voters who live at that address can vote.
We may use the information we collect from you when you search, in the following ways:
We use vulnerability scanning to PCI standards and Malware Scanning.
We do not use an SSL certificate since we only provide information. We never ask for private information such as names, email addresses, or credit card numbers.
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We reserve the right to give address information, either in aggregate or individual form, collected from searches in our Guides, to third-party clients. This information may include: including: street addresses, cities and zip codes. You can receive more information about this by emailing us. Our contact information can be found in the Contact Us section of our site.
We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website.
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site but we may do so in the future.
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
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.
It is important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking.
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.
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
We will notify the users via in-site notification within 7 business days.
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that those individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.