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Privacy Policy 

Thank you for visiting our web site. This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this site. Please read this privacy policy before using this site or submitting any personal information. By using this site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

 

Note: The privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this web site only. The Durham Democratic Town Committee is not responsible for any content or features linked to from this website.

 

Collection of Information:

We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to inform you of upcoming events, news or other relevant information.

 

Our website allows third parties to place cookies on our site for advertising purposes.  This Online Privacy Statement does not cover the collection methods or use of the information collected by these vendors. These vendors have their own privacy policies and may be members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”).  To remove yourself from some or all NAI member advertising programs, please visit the NAI Opt-Out Page and follow the relevant instructions.  Please note that if you delete, block, or otherwise restrict cookies, or if you use a different computer or Internet browser, you may need to renew your opt-out choice.

 

Cookie/Tracking Technology:

The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information.  When you view a video on our Site, a third party may also set a "flash cookie" on your computer. Removing and rejecting browser cookies does not necessarily affect third party flash cookies used in connection with our Site. To delete or disable flash cookies, please visit http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security for more information. However, if you choose to remove or reject browser or flash cookies, this could affect certain features on our Site. 

What Personal Information Do We Collect?

Active Collection:

Personal information may be collected in a number of ways when you visit our Site. We collect certain information you voluntarily provide to us, such as when you make a donation, send us an email, fill out a form, connect through a social feed, or use other tools on the site.  Such information may include personal information, such as your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, and credit card information. Personal and demographic information may also be collected if you provide such information.  In addition, from time to time we may collect demographic, contact or other personal information you provide in connection with your participation in surveys, contests, promotions, and other activities on the Site.

 

Passive Collection:

When you use this site, some information is also automatically collected, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your operating system, the browser type, the address of a referring web site, and your activity on our Site. We treat this information as personal information if we combine it with or link it to any of the identifying information mentioned above. Otherwise, it is used in the aggregate only.

How Do We Use the Personal Information We Collect?

We use personal information collected through our site for the purposes described in this Policy or elsewhere on this site.  For example, we may use personal information we collect:

• To notify you about important changes to the Site;

• To send you newsletters and otherwise provide you with information you request or that we think will be of interest to you, such as sending you information to keep you informed about various issues, events, resources, promotions, contests, and services;

• to respond to your emails, submissions, questions, and comments.

• to monitor and analyze site usage and trends, and to personalize and improve the Site and our users’ experiences on the Site, such as providing content, or features that match your profiles or interests, and to increase the Site’s functionality and user friendliness;

• for any other purpose for which the information was collected.

 

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.