Privacy Policy

Last Updated: June 03, 2019

This Privacy Policy explains how Committee to Elect Bryan Bollman (“Bollman for Lovejoy”, “we,” “our,” or “us”) collects, uses, and discloses information about you when you access or use our websites and mobile sites 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, 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, contact information (such as email address, postal address, and 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.

In addition, the NYS Board of Elections may require us to collect certain personal information from donors.

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 detains, and date and location of the transaction. We use ActBlue to process this information. For details on their Privacy Policy, please click here.
  • Location Information: We may derive the approximate location (city and state) of your device, from your IP address.
  • The Site is not intended for children under age 13, or for anyone under age 18 or the applicable age of majority without involvement of a parent or guardian. We do not knowingly collect or distribute personal information from or about children under the age of 13.

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 Bollman for Lovejoy and your use of the Site;
  • Sending you information to keep you informed about various issues, campaigns, candidates, events, activities, and volunteer opportunities, and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you based on support of endorsed Democrat candidates;
  • To solicit volunteers, donations and support for Bollman for Lovejoy and for other candidates, campaigns, issues and organizations that we support and to connect you with other volunteers;
  • Contact you if NYS election laws require us to request additional information from you;
  • 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;
  • Detect, investigate and prevent fraudulent transactions and other illegal activities and protect our rights and property and that of 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 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 or otherwise assist such groups;
  • With other participants in a joint fundraising committee;
  • To report required information to the NYS Board of Elections, including name, mailing address, occupation, and name of employers of individuals whose contributions exceed donor limits in an election cycle (for additional information, visit the Erie County Board of elections website at www.elections.erie.gov;
  • 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;
  • 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 Committee to Elect Bryan Bollman;
  • 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.

    LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

    The Site may contain links to other websites. For example, we may link to third-party sites to facilitate donations or purchases. Any personal information you provide on such linked pages is provided directly to that third party and is subject to that third party’s privacy policy, and not this privacy policy. We encourage you to learn about their privacy and security practices and policies before providing them with personal information.

    ONLINE PETITIONS

    If you sign an online petition, you understand that such petition is public information and that we may make the petition, and your name, city, state, and any comments provided in connection therewith publicly available. In addition, we may provide such petitions or compilations thereof, including your comments, name, city, and state to state or local leaders, or to the press.

    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 your privacy 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 Bollman for Lovejoy 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.

    For example, we may use Remarketing with Google Analytics or other remarketing tools to advertise online. This enables third-party vendors to show our ads on sites across the Internet. Such third-party vendors 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 your 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 interest-based ads, or to opt out of having your web browsing information used for behavioral advertising purposes, please visit www.aboutads.info/choices. You can also change your browser settings to block cookies, although doing so may disable some features of our Site.

    TRANSFER OF INFORMATION TO THE U.S.

    Campaign is based in the United States, and is directed to U.S. residents, and we process and store information in the U.S.. If you are located outside the U.S., we and our service providers may transfer your information to, or store or access to your information in, jurisdictions that may not provide equivalent levels of data protection as your home jurisdiction.

    YOUR CHOICES

    Cookies

    Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. You can also review your choices regarding behavioral advertising cookies at www.aboutads.info/choices. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Site.

    Promotional Communications

    You may opt out of receiving promotional emails or text messages from Bollman for Lovejoy by following the instructions in those emails or text messages. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional emails, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.

    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.

    Contact Us

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