Privacy Policy

Our website address is: https://www.pittsfieldmedems.org.


Your Privacy is very Important to Us

It is Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to https://www.pittsfieldmedems.org (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, or “https://www.pittsfieldmedems.org“). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.
Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee collects non-personally identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee may release non-personally identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee also collects potentially personally identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.pittsfieldmedems.org blog posts. Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally identifying information as described below.


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.
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.

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.

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.

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.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee’s websites choose to interact with Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee in ways that require Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at https://www.pittsfieldmedems.org to provide a username and email address
Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


Links to External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites, products or services.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee’s behalf or to provide services available at Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of https://www.pittsfieldmedems.org and have supplied your email address, Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


Aggregated Statistics

Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee does not disclose your personally-identifying information.


Cookies

To enrich and perfect your online experience, Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee uses cookies to help Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee identify and track visitors, their usage of https://www.pittsfieldmedems.org, and their website access preferences. Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee’s use of cookies.


Donations

Those who engage in transactions with Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee – by donating to Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee’s, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee. Pittsfield Maine Democratic Committee does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.


Mailing List

Pittsfield Maine Democrats runs a mailing list for purposes of updating members of important information regarding the committee. Participation in this mailing list is optional and you have the right to unsubscribe at any time. Registration and Unsubscribing from the mailing list can be found at https://lists.pittsfieldmedems.org/mailman/listinfo/updates. Information provided to this mailing list such as your email address will not be shared with third parties at any time. If you have difficulties removing yourself form this mailing list, please email