Privacy Policy

At Alma Adams for Congress, we respect the privacy of our website visitors, constituents, business contacts and others who provide us with personally identifiable information. Personally Identifiable Information is defined as information that can be used to identify an individual such as name, address, telephone number and any other information connected personally with an individual.

Alma Adams for Congress may use interest and location information; interest-based advertising and/or demographic and location tracking in conjunction with Google AdWords to extend our outreach efforts across the Internet to those who have previously visited our website or those with similar interests. Alma Adams for Congress ads may appear throughout the Internet based on data collected from website visitors.

We provide this published policy to confirm our commitment to maintaining the privacy of our supporters and visitors and to inform you of the practices we follow in protecting your Personally Identifiable Information.

 

Why Do We Collect Information?

Alma Adams for Congress has several opportunities to collect your Personally Identifiable Information. Some of these might include when you:

  1. Sign up to receive information about Alma Adams for Congress and the campaign;
  2. Make a donation to support the campaign;
  3. Sign-up to volunteer to assist the campaign;
  4. Post a comment on our website and
  5. For a variety of other reasons not listed here.

If you give us your Personally Identifiable Information for any reason, we consider your information to be strictly confidential.

 

Do We Obtain Your Consent to Collect Your Information?

By using the website, you consent to the terms of this policy. If the privacy policy changes, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of access, security, control of personal information, how information will be used.

 

If you would like to withdraw your consent for any reason, please email us at alma@almaadamsforcongress.com.

 

How Do We Use Your Information?

We use your Personally Identifiable Information:

  • To provide you with the information and services for which you provided us with your information, and/or for those purposes considered reasonable under the circumstances. We do not sell your information to third parties, although we do use third-parties to support our data collection and donation processing.
  •  To extend our marketing efforts across the Internet via online ads via Google AdWords.

 

How Long Do We Retain Your Information?

We retain your Personally Identifiable Information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which you gave it or for any legal or business purpose. When your information is no longer needed for any reason, it will be deleted.

 

How Is Your Information Kept Accurate?

We endeavor to keep your Personally Identifiable Information as accurate as possible so we can continue to provide services and information. For this, we will need your assistance in maintaining the accuracy of your information. You may request a correction to your Personally Identifiable Information by emailing alma@almaadamsforcongress.com.

 

How Do We Protect Your Information?

Alma Adams for Congress is committed to protecting your Personally Identifiable Information from unauthorized access or disclosure. In this, we do our best to maintain appropriate security both in our technology and our physical records. We also limit access to your information to persons that management determines need to know for the purpose of providing you with the requested information and services.

 

Internet Privacy Policy

Your privacy on the Internet is extremely important to us. Because you give us personal information, we believe you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding what we do with that information. This privacy statement discloses the information we gather, how we use it, and how you can correct or change it.

 

Website Visitors

Like most website providers, Alma Adams for Congress collects non-personally-identifying information generally made available by web browsers and servers, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors to AlmaAdamsforCongress.com access and use the website.

Alma Adams for Congress also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for users leaving comments on areas of the website that support this. We only disclose this information under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the site where comments were left.

 

This Is Who Gets Your Information

Information about AlmaAdamsforCongress.com visitors and supporters is only used for the purpose that it was submitted and/or in activities in support of the Alma Adams for Congress campaign. We do not sell visitor information.

 

Links

AlmaAdamsforCongress.com may contain links to partners and third party Internet sites and services that may collect data from you or your computer. Our website may contain links to other websites. Alma Adams for Congress is not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of these other websites. Your interaction via a link to another website is subject to that website’s privacy policy.

 

Third-party Services

Google AdWords: Google, one of our third-party vendors, uses cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our website. Visitors can opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ads Settings.

Google Analytics is used to help understand use of AlmaAdamsforCongress.com. This service collects the information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including cookies and your IP address, and their use of it is governed by their Privacy Policy.

Alma Adams for Congress uses NGP Van, Inc. as the donation portal for the campaign. NGP VAN, Inc., respects the privacy of all users of their Web site, Web-based software products and related online services. NGP VAN is committed to honoring and protecting the privacy of its clients’ lists and data, as well as the personal information of donors, supporters, volunteers, and Web site visitors.

When you make an online contribution you will be asked to submit your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and other contact information. That information is stored in a database on NGP VAN servers that can be accessed only by the Alma Adams for Congress campaign. Information about that transaction may also be stored on your computer in the form of a cookie or functionally equivalent technology to facilitate future interactions. When you make an online contribution via the NGP VAN form, you will also be asked to submit your credit card information and certain other information required by federal or state election laws. The credit card information is used solely to process your payment and is never stored on any of the servers. The amount of your contribution and the other required information are stored in a database on NGP Van servers that can be accessed only by the Alma Adams for Congress campaign.

The transmission of this information is encrypted using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology.

NationBuilder: NationBuilder is used to help collect campaign information. NationBuilder uses cookies, clear gifs, and log file information to: (a) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the site; (b) provide custom, personalized content and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of their Service; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns; (e) diagnose or fix technology problems reported by Users or engineers that are associated with certain IP addresses; (f) help you efficiently access your information after you sign in; and (h) track User Content and Users to the extent necessary to comply as a service provider with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

AlmaAdamsforCongress.com is not responsible for the functionality or security measures or privacy policies of any third party vendors.

Visitors to our site or that of any of our third-party vendors can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

 

How to Remove Your Name From Our Newsletter/Mailing List

AlmaAdamsforCongress.com gives users the following options for removing their e-mail address from our database so you will not receive future communications:

  1. Send an email message to: alma@almaadamsforcongress.com
  2. Click on the unsubscribe link on any subscription email you receive (and follow the directions located on the bottom of each email).
  3. Send a letter to the following postal address:
    1600 East Wendover Ave., Suite T, Greensboro, NC 27405
  4. Call the following telephone number: 336-508-3111

 

If You Want To Change Your Information

We’d like to keep your information current. AlmaAdamsforCongress.com gives supporters and visitors the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided:

  1. Send an email message to: alma@almaadamsforcongress.com
  2. Send a letter to the following postal address:
    1600 East Wendover Ave., Suite T, Greensboro, NC 27405
  3. Call the following telephone number: 336-508-3111

 

All Other Questions

If you have additional questions about this privacy statement, the practices of AlmaAdamsforCongress.com, or your dealings with this web site, please email us at alma@almaadamsforcongress.com or write us at: 1600 East Wendover Ave., Suite T, Greensboro, NC 27405