Information We Collect
The Bob Patterson for Congress site collects two types of information:
- Personal Information
When you contribute, sign up to Take Action, or request a draft letter be prepared, you may be asked to provide personal information. Personal information means any information that identifies you, such as your name, telephone number, email address, and home address.
- Website Activity Data
Activity data is data regarding Bob Patterson for Congress site usage including pages viewed, the links you click, and other actions you take in regard to the Bob Patterson for Congress site. This data is gathered through several methods and is tracked as a whole rather than individually.
Bob Patterson for Congress uses your personal information to carry out the transactions you have requested; send communications to you regarding upcoming activities that may be of interest to you; and as otherwise may be disclosed to you at the point of collection. Bob Patterson for Congress uses website activity data to track the Bob Patterson for Congress site — we never use it to personally identify you. By tracking we can build the most effective Bob Patterson for Congress site for all visitors. Generally, we look at how well pages, services or sections of the Bob Patterson for Congress site perform based on traffic. Specifically, we can determine which areas are most effective or appropriate based on the amount of traffic to particular areas.
Disclosing Personal Information
Bob Patterson for Congress may share your personal information with third parties to carry out the transactions you request. We may also disclose your personal information to business partners (subcontractors, vendors, or other entities) to further the goals of the Bob Patterson for Congress site. In addition, we may disclose your personal information when legally required or to protect our rights.
Cookies and Tracking
“Do Not Track” Signals
Notification of Privacy Changes
Third Party Sites
Credit Card Data
The Bob Patterson for Congress site uses a secured SSL encryption with all direct transactions that involve using credit card or banking information. This process allows the Bob Patterson for Congress site to send your credit card number and personal data over the Internet securely. Once encrypted, only the credit card’s authorization company has the ability to decrypt it.
Collection and Use of Children’s Information
The Bob Patterson for Congress site is not directed toward children. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 through the Bob Patterson for Congress site. If you are under 18 years of age, please do not submit any personal information through the Bob Patterson for Congress site without the express consent and participation of a parent or guardian.
Effective Date: May 6, 2014