HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
You do not have to identify yourself or provide your Personal Information to use the Site. If you should choose to give us your Personal Information, you decide how much information to provide. When you register, contribute, sign up to volunteer, or take any other action on the Site, we may ask you to give us contact information, including your name, address, telephone number, mobile telephone number and/or e-mail address. We may obtain information about you from outside sources and add it to or combine it with the information we collect through the Site.
We use this information to operate the Site, send you news and information about Maryland Senate Democrats activities, solicit your participation in Maryland Senate Democrats activities, and related uses. We use your e-mail address to send such information by e-mail, and may use your telephone number to call you or send you a text message or phone call for these purposes with your consent.
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- To comply with applicable law or legal requirements (for example, a lawful subpoena), to protect our rights or property, or to protect our supporters from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful conduct, or if we reasonably believe that an emergency involving immediate danger of death or serious physical injury to any person requires disclosure of communications or justifies disclosure of records;
- To candidates, organizations, committees, or groups that we believe share the same political or social viewpoints or objectives as Maryland Senate Democrats; or
- To other groups with your consent.
We do not sell or rent your Personal Information to others.
Maryland Senate Democrats is required to file regular reports with the Federal Election Commission that publicly disclose the name, address, occupation and employer of persons who contribute over $200 during an election cycle, along with the amount and date of the contribution. State and local election laws may also require us to disclose this information at a lower itemization threshold, depending on the committee’s activity. This information is made publicly available by the government agencies with whom the committee files its reports.
When you provide your email address to us, we use it to send you information about our campaign. Subscribers to our email list may terminate their subscriptions via a link at the bottom of each email sent from the Site.
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You may change your subscriber information or change your information at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Maryland Senate Democrats complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. Maryland Senate Democrats does not solicit and does not accept personally identifying information from any person under 13 years of age.
Visitors to this Site who are under 13 years of age should not use this Site except under the supervision and with the assistance of their parent or legal guardian, and should never submit any personally identifying information to the Site. For example, visitors under 13 years of age should not register, purchase or use services or take any actions on or through this Site. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of 13 as part of the Site, we will delete such information from our records.
The security of your Personal Information is very important to us and we are committed to protecting the information we collect. All credit card transactions are routed through a secure server. We use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving financial data. This includes the use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for processing donations.
Only Maryland Senate Democrats—staff and our authorized agents have access to the Personal Information provided by visitors to our Site. Maryland Senate Democrats takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
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