Privacy Policy  

Effective date: June 05, 2019

Committee to Elect Mark Charles for President ("us", "we", or "our") operates the https://www.markcharles2020.com/ website (hereinafter referred to as the "Site").

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our Site and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Definitions  

Site:
Site is the https://www.markcharles2020.com/ website operated by Committee to Elect Mark Charles for President


Personal Data:
Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).

Usage Data:
Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Site or from the Site infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

Cookies:
Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).

Data Controller:
Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed.

For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your Personal Data.

Data Processors (or Service Providers):
Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.

We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.

Data Subject (or User):
Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Site and is the subject of Personal Data.


Information Collection and Use  

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Site.

Types of Data Collected  

Personal Data  

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address

  • First name and last name

  • Phone number

  • Address, City, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code 

  • Cookies and Usage Data

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, campaign information or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.

Usage Data  

We may also collect information on how the Site is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data  

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Site and we hold certain information.

Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Site.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.


Use of Data  

Committee to Elect Mark Charles for President uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our Site

  • To notify you about changes to our Site

  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Site when you choose to do so

  • To provide customer support

  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Site

  • To monitor the usage of our Site

  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

  • To 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 Site.

  • To 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.

  • To contact you if Federal election laws require us to request additional information from you.

  • To remind you to vote and register to vote and assist you in finding your registration information, polling location and campaign events near you.


Transfer of Data  

The Committee to Elect Mark Charles for President website is based in the United States, and is directed to U.S. residents, and we process and store information in the U.S.. 

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to - and maintained on - computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.


Sharing of Data  

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.

If we believe your actions are inconsistent with the spirit or language of our Site, user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of the Campaign, its employees, volunteers, constituents, or others.

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 an election cycle (for additional information, visit the FEC website at http://www.fec.gov).

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.


Disclosure for Law Enforcement  

Under certain circumstances, Committee to Elect Mark Charles for President may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).


Legal Requirements  

Committee to Elect Mark Charles for President may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation

  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Committee to Elect Mark Charles for President

  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Site

  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public

  • To protect against legal liability


Security of Data  

The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


California Privacy Rights including Our Policy on "Do Not Track" Signals under the California Online Protection Act (CalOPPA)  

We do not support Do Not Track ("DNT"). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.

You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.

California law permits residents of California to request certain details about how their information is shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes.  If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please contact us at info@markcharles2020.com.


Service Providers  

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Site ("Service Providers"), provide the Site on our behalf, perform Site-related services or assist us in analyzing how our Site is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.


Payments  

We provide the functionality to make a donation and may provide paid products within the Site. We use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).

We receive and store an electronic receipt of your donation or purchase including, but not limited to, name, address, contact information, employer and occupation, but we do not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy. These payment processors adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of payment information.

The payment processors we work with are:


Links to Other Sites  

Our Site may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.


Children's Privacy  

Our Site does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.


Changes to This Privacy Policy  

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page and updating the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy

We may, in some instances, let you know via email and/or a notice on our Site.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.


Contact Us  

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us: