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Last Modified: 9/15/2016
Information Collection and Use
Information You Give Us.
While you may browse certain portions of the Website without registration, certain features of the Website require you to create an account. You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted“) on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions“). The Website is designed so that User Contributions are only visible to Policy Circle Members who have consented to the Policy Circle Member Agreement.
Your User Contributions are posted on the Website and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
We refer to information that can personally identify you, such as your name and email address, as “Personal Information.” We will never voluntarily share your Personal Information with any third party outside of The Policy Circle. We may, however, use your Personal Information to contact you periodically about matters relevant to The Policy Circle.
We collect non-personal statistical information that does not individually identify you. It includes non-personal statistical information about your internet connection, the equipment that you use to access our Website, and how you use our Website. We refer to this information as “Usage Information.” This information allows us to optimize the Website to the internet connections and equipment that are used to visit our Website. For instance, we may collect information on how long you use the Website, on whether you have used the Website before and on how many occasions, how frequently you use the Website, and at what points you exit the Website to make the Website better. We collect this information both directly from you when you provide it to us and automatically as you navigate through and interact with our Website, including (i) details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website and (ii) information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type. The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
Third-party Service Providers
We use third party Service Providers in order to efficiently provide our Website to you. Service Providers perform tasks including, but not limited to, printing and fulfillment of orders and credit card payment processing. Some Service Providers will collect information directly from you and provide us with relevant data (such as credit card processing companies). We may use this information to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into (for instance, to collect any authorized fees). Information collected from these third-party services is governed by their privacy policies. You should view the privacy policies of Service Providers before providing information to them. Even though we do not disclose your Personal Information for these purposes without your consent, if you interact with a third party, the third party may have access to your Personal Information.
We may disclose Usage Information and aggregated information about our users (that cannot personally identify any person) without restriction. We do not disclose your Personal Information except in the circumstances described here:
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You may send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to request access to, correct, or delete any Personal Information that you have provided to us. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to email@example.com.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
Children Under the Age of 13
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any Personal Information on the Website. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on the Service. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.