Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy of Allen Buckley for U.S. Senate 2020

Last Updated February 19, 2020

This Privacy Policy explains how the Allen Buckley for U.S. Senate 2020 Campaign (the “Campaign,” “we” 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 “Website” or 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 circumstances, 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.

Who we are and how you can contact us

We are the Allen Buckley for U.S. Senate 2020 Campaign. Our website address is: https://www.buckleyforsenate.org. You may contact us by email at the following email address — contact (at) buckleyforsenate.org — or you may write to us by regular mail addressed to:

Buckley for U.S. Senate 2020 LLC
P.O. Box 725546
Atlanta, GA 31139

Information Collection

Information that you provide to us

We collect information that you directly provide to us, such as the information that you provide when you sign up to receive updates, news and press releases. request other information, submit an online message, send an to email us, fill out a form, sign a petition, sign up to become a volunteer, sign up for an event, submit content, make a donation or a purchase, apply for a job, communicate with us via third party social media sites, request support, or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information that we may collect includes your name, contact information (such as email address, postal address, and phone number), credit card and other payment information, and any other information which you choose to provide to us. We do not collect or maintain credit and debit card numbers nor the expiration dates and CVV2 codes shown on these cards. However, this card information is directly collected and maintained by our contracted payment processor, authorize.net, as collected through its encrypting payment gateway pages.

We may collect and maintain certain personal information that you provide to our payment processor when making a donation because the Federal Election Commission (FEC) may require us to collect such personal information from donors. For example, the FEC requires us to collect (and disclose to them) the name, mailing address, and other information, of all individuals whose donations to the Campaign exceed $200 per election cycle.

Information that is Automatically Collected

When you access or use our website, our web server automatically collects information that is saved to log files, including:
• Information about Usage: We collect information regarding your access to and use of our website, such as the type of web browser (user-agent) that you use, browser application version, operating system and version, the date and time of your access, the pages you view, your IP address, and the referring page that you visited immediately before navigating to our website.
• Information about Transactions: If you make a purchase or donation, we collect information about the transaction, such as the purchase price, amount of donation, and the time and date of the transaction.
• Information about Location: Based upon your IP address, we may determine the approximate location of the device (desk or notebook computer, tablet, phone, etc.) that you are using to access our website.
• Information collected using Cookies: Cookies are tiny data files that are generated when you access our website and are stored in your web browser cache on your device’s memory. As examples, cookies count your device’s visits to our website and the areas of our website that you access, and can help us improve our website and your browsing experience.
• Tracking Analytics: We may also use various techniques in our web pages and email, such as clear gifs, to check whether, for example, a user has (or you have) accessed some area of our web content or opened an email sent from us.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements