Effective Date: August 10, 2018
This Privacy Statement describes the types of information we collect on Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home, how we may use that information and with whom we may share it. We also tell you how you can reach us to update your contact information or remove your name from our contact list.
What Information Do We Collect About You?
We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We collect information from and about you, and we are the sole owner of that information. Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home allows you to sign up to receive communications and resources about Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home that will be on the November ballot in California. To do so, we ask you for certain personal information (such as your name, phone number, e-mail address and postal address), so we can provide you with information about Affordable Housing Now.
Active Collection: Personal information may be collected in a number of ways when you visit Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home. We collect certain information you voluntarily provide to us, such as when you make a donation, send us an email or sign up to receive email or text message updates, fill out a form, connect through a social feed, sign up to be a volunteer or host an event, or request information. Such information may include personal information, such as your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, geographic location, and credit card information. We may also collect demographic information you may voluntarily provide from time to time, such as in response to questionnaires and surveys, including gender, ethnicity, education, and interest information. If this information is tied to personally identifiable information, it will be treated as personal information. We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect on Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home.
Passive Collection: When you use Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home, some information is also automatically collected, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your operating system, the browser type, the address of a referring web site, and your activity on Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home. If you access Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home from a mobile device, we may also collect information about the type of mobile device you use, your device’s unique ID, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the location of your device (for information about how to opt-out of this data collection, please see “What Choices Do You Have Regarding the Use of Your Information?” below). We treat this information as personal information if we combine it with or link it to any of the identifying information mentioned above. Otherwise, it is used in the aggregate only.
Cookies: We may also automatically collect certain information through the use of “cookies” or web beacons. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive at the request of a website. Among other things, cookies help us improve our and your experience. Information obtained from cookies and linked to personally identifying information is treated as personal information. If you wish to block, erase, or be warned of cookies, please refer to your browser manufacturer to learn about these functions. However, if you choose to remove or reject browser cookies, this could affect certain features on Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home. Web beacons are small, invisible graphic images that may be used on Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home or in emails relating to Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home to collect certain information about usage and effectiveness and monitor user activity on Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home.
What Personal Information Do We Share With Third Parties?
It is our policy not to share the personal information we collect from you through Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home with third parties, except as described in this Policy or as otherwise disclosed on Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home. For example, we may share personal information as follows:
With vendors, consultants, and other service providers or volunteers who are engaged by or working with us and who need access to such information to carry out their work for us; with organizations, groups or causes that we believe have similar viewpoints, principles or objectives; when you give us your consent to do so, including if we notify you on Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home, that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information; when we believe in good faith that we are lawfully authorized or required to do so or that doing so is reasonably necessary or appropriate to comply with the law or legal processes or respond to lawful requests, claims or legal authorities, including responding to lawful subpoenas, warrants, or court orders and filing campaign finance reports; when we believe in good faith that doing so is reasonably necessary or appropriate to respond to claims or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the owners of this website, its sponsors, our users, our employees, our volunteers, copyright owners, third parties or the public, including without limitation to protect such parties from fraudulent, abusive, inappropriate, or unlawful activity or use of Prop. 2 -- No Place Like Home; to enforce or apply this Policy, or our other policies or agreements; We are not responsible for the actions of any service providers or other third parties, nor are we responsible for any additional information you provide directly to any third parties, and we encourage you to become familiar with their privacy practices before disclosing information directly to any such parties. Nothing herein restricts the sharing of aggregated or anonymized information, which may be shared with third parties without your consent.
What Steps Do We Take To Protect Your Information Online?
We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and no method of data transmission that can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. The Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot promise that your use of our website will be safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet.
What Choices Do You Have Regarding the Use of Your Information?
You may “opt out” of receiving text messages, email updates and newsletters by following the instructions in those text messages and emails. You may also contact us through email@example.com.
Collection and Use of Children’s Personal Information: We care about the safety and privacy of children online, and we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. To respect the privacy of children and to comply with COPPA, children under the age of 13 should not provide any personal information on this site. We urge parents to supervise their children while online.