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PRIVACY NOTICE FOR THE FIX THE SENATE NOW WEBSITE (WWW.FIXTHESENATENOW.ORG)

FixTheSenateNow.org has created this privacy notice to explain how we use information that you may provide while visiting our website and to demonstrate our firm commitment to Internet privacy. FixTheSenateNow.org may modify this policy from time to time so we encourage you to check this page when revisiting this website.

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website. The type and amount of information received depends on how you use the site.

Website Usage/Information Collection

When you visit the FixTheSenateNow.org website, we automatically obtain information from you about the name of your Internet service provider, the browser and type of computer you are using, the website that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time of those requests. We use this information on an aggregate basis to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of the site to our visitors. For example, we use this information to track which pages are most popular among visitors as a whole. We do not track the pages you or any individual visitor may look at during a visit to our site and we do not collect any other information without your knowledge and permission. We do not collect or store personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address or phone number, unless you provide that information.

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information

FixTheSenateNow.org provides web forms so you may provide your contact information to engage in activities such as online activism (i.e., contact Congress), to place orders for products or services or to correspond with us. Any information we collect, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, type of request you are making and any additional information you provide, is collected and stored by FixTheSenateNow.org. The information is used to fulfill your request and track aggregate information about usage of these features. FixTheSenateNow.orgmakes every effort to ensure the secure collection and transmission of your sensitive information using industry accepted data collection and encryption methodologies, such as SSL (Secure Sockets Layer).

Sharing of Personally Identifiable Information

FixTheSenateNow.org may also provide personal information for third parties on a completely confidential basis to enable a third party to perform certain tasks, such as send E-mail alerts and/or newsletters, on our behalf. These third party providers are committed to protecting the privacy of our members and subscribers, and will not utilize your information for any other purpose but to provide the services which we contract for.

The FixTheSenateNow.org website will not post your personal contact information, including e-mail address, street address and phone numbers, without your consent. Without such consent, website staff will withhold posting personal contact information for that individual.

Financial Information and Payments

We use a secure server for processing payments and financial information. FixTheSenateNow.org staff retrieve the encrypted information from the secure site and transmits it to the bank via the software that the bank provides for this purpose. FixTheSenateNow.org does not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. The FixTheSenateNow.org website uses a cookie for measuring aggregate web statistics, including number of monthly visitors, number of repeat visitors, most popular Web pages and other information. FixTheSenateNow.org will also use cookies to facilitate your online visit by maintaining data that you provide for online activism activities so that you will not need to resubmit certain information.

Opting Out of E-mail Lists

People who subscribe to e-mail lists via the website will receive periodic updates from FixTheSenateNow.org by regular mail, fax or e-mail. You may opt out of receiving future information via e-mail by using the unsubscribe procedure specified on the e-mail message.

Outside Links

This site contains hypertext links to other sites. FixTheSenateNow.org is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site, and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption to protect the transmission of information you submit to us when you use our secure online forms. Note that not all of our forms are secure.

If you send us an e-mail, you should know that e-mail is not necessarily secure against interception. So, if your communication includes sensitive information like your bank account, charge card, or social security number, and you prefer not to use one of our secure online complaint forms, contact us by mail or by telephone rather than by e-mail.

Corrections/Updating Personal Information

If your personal information changes (such as your ZIP code), or if you wish to have your information removed from our database, contact us and we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that personal data provided to us.

Contact Us

If you experience technical problems with the operation of this web site, contact us.