VoterGuru Privacy Policy

Effective January 14, 2016

VoterGuru ("We") is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy describes how We collect, use and share information about you that We obtain through your use of our voter.guru website (together, the "Services").  

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand how We will treat your information.

BY USING THE SERVICES, YOU ARE ACCEPTING AND CONSENTING TO THE PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS POLICY (INCLUDING AS UPDATED OR AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME). IF, FOR ANY REASON, YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS POLICY, PLEASE STOP USING THE SITE IMMEDIATELY.

Please click on the sections below to learn more about our Privacy Policy:


WHO WE ARE

As used in this Privacy Policy, the terms "voter.guru" and “We” include VoterGuru, Voter Guru and the voter.guru website.  These terms also include our suppliers and contractors, except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy.

INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU

Information You Provide to Us

Your use of the Services may include submitting answers to surveys including your views on political issues, candidates and other political opinions.

In addition, if you send us an email, fill out a feedback form, call us, or choose to communicate with us in another way, We will collect that information in order to respond to your request, feedback, or question. We will use and share information you provide to us only as described in this Privacy Policy.

Using the Services

We collect certain information to help us operate and provide the Services to you. We collect this "Technical Information" when you use the Services, including:

Personally Identifiable Information

Some of the information We collect through your use of the Services or communications with us, such as your name or email address, may personally identify you. We will treat this information as “Personally Identifiable Information.”  We will also treat as Personally Identifiable Information any non-identifiable information that is combined with Personally Identifiable Information.

Aggregate or Anonymized Information

We may combine Technical Information or non-Personally Identifiable Information about your use of the Services with similar information We obtain from other users for use in an aggregate or anonymous manner.

Other Collection of Information

We will not ask for or request sensitive information such as government identifiers, medical information, or financial information (other than for payment of optional services). Please do not provide this information to us through emails, feedback forms or in any other way.

Sometimes we supplement Technical Information we collect from you with information collected by third parties. Third parties may include advertising partners or other providers that help us understand our users.

HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED

We may use any information We collect to:

We may use Technical Information or non-Personally Identifiable Information to:

In addition, We may use your information, including Personally Identifiable Information, to:

HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION

We may share information, including Personally Identifiable Information, with our service providers and agents to the extent reasonably necessary to provide you with the Services. For example, we use a third party platform for email and cannot communicate with you without disclosing your email address to our third party email provider. These third parties use any information we share only to support Us and our efforts to provide the Services.

We may share any information, including Personally Identifiable Information with:

We may share non-Personally Identifiable Information, aggregate or anonymous data:

In the event that We receive a request from a governmental entity to provide it with your Personally Identifiable Information, We will take reasonable attempts to notify you of such request, to the extent possible.

COOKIES

The Services may use cookies and similar technologies to support the functionality of the Services. This provides a better experience when you visit our websites and allows us to improve the Services. Some of the analytics cookies we use may be operated by third parties, such as Google Analytics. For information about how Google uses information collected through its Analytics product, please visit  www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.  

YOUR CHOICES

You may have the opportunity to receive certain communications from us related to the Services. If you provide us with your email address in order to receive communications, you can opt out at any time by using the unsubscribe links at the bottom of our emails.

Please note that certain emails may be necessary for the operation of the Services. You will continue to receive these emails, if appropriate, even if you unsubscribe from our optional communications.

Certain websites you visit may provide options regarding advertisements you receive. For more information or to opt out of certain online behavioral advertising, please visit http://www.aboutads.info.

Some Browsers support a “Do Not Track” feature, which is intended to be a signal to websites that you do not wish to be tracked across different websites you visit. Certain legal obligations require that we disclose how websites we operate react to Do Not Track signals. The Services do not currently change the way they operate based upon detection of a Do Not Track or similar signal.

SECURING YOUR INFORMATION

The security of your information is important to us. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although We will do our best to protect your information, we cannot guarantee against access to your Personally Identifiable Information by unauthorized third parties. The security of your data transmitted to or through our Services is at your own risk. Once We have received your information, We will use appropriate and necessary administrative, technical and physical controls to prevent unauthorized access to it.

CHILDREN

The Services are not directed toward children under 13 years of age nor do We knowingly collect information from children under 13.  If you are under 13 years of age, you are not permitted to submit any personally identifiable information to VoterGuru.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

The Services may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check the policies applicable to a website you access via the Services before you submit any personal data to such website.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this page when the changes become effective. Changes to the Privacy Policy will be effective with respect to you upon your use of the Services after the changes have been posted or any other indication of your consent.  Note that we may condition your continued access to the Services on your consent to changes to this Privacy Policy.

CONTACT

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to info@voter.guru.