Privacy Policy

'Chabot for Congress' is concerned about the protection of the privacy of its website visitors, members and contributors ("User/Users"). We respect your privacy and your choice not to have your personal information shared with other people. If you should choose to give us your personal information, you decide the amount of information you provide. Your use of our website ("Site/Sites") indicates your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

Collection of your Personal Information

'Chabot for Congress' only collects personal contact information such as names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers when the user submits it voluntarily. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities. When you contribute money online: Under Federal Election law, we are required to make periodic filings that provide the Federal Election Commission with information on each contributor: name, address, amount of contribution, date of contribution, employer, and occupation. For more information on the FEC, visit their web site at http://www.fec.gov. To make a contribution online, we also ask for your credit card number and its expiration date, we do not store or retain this financial information.

Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with an appropriate law enforcement investigation, current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Site.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

How do we protect your information?

Our Site has a number of security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. This access applies to all electronic and physical security measures. All online contributions are not processed on our servers and are handled by an outside vendor (Edonation.com). Highly sensitive data including credit card information is additionally secured through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Opting out and Modifying Information

Subscribers to our e-mail newsletter may terminate their subscription via a link at the bottom of each email sent from 'Chabot for Congress' or via e-mail at privacy@chabotforcongress.com. You may modify/update your contact information via the 'Update your email preferences' link at the bottom of each email sent from 'Chabot for Congress.'

Use of Cookies

Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. Cookies do not contain any personal identifiable information. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

Google Analytics

We use a tool called "Google Analytics" to collect information about use of this Site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this Site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this Site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this Site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this Site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google's ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this Site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

Changes to this Statement

Occasional changes may be made to this Privacy Statement as new features and content are added to our site. Visitors to the site are encouraged to check this document periodically to stay informed of changes. If there are material changes to this Statement or in how we will use your personal information, 'Chabot for Congress' will prominently post such changes prior to implementing the change.

Contact Information

'Chabot for Congress' welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Statement. If you feel that this site has not adhered to this Statement, please contact at privacy@chabotforcongress.com or:

Chabot for Congress
Attn: Website Privacy
3030 Harrison Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45211

This document was last updated on March 12, 2012.