Privacy Policy

Effective date – October 16, 2021

Welcome to https://www.bradleyforraleighworkers.com (the “Site”). We understand that privacy online is important to users of our Site, especially when conducting financial transactions. This statement governs our privacy policies with respect to those users of the Site (“Visitors”) who visit without transacting donations and Visitors who register to transact funds on the Site and make donations to Bradley for Raleigh Workers (collectively, “Authorized Donors”).

“Personally Identifiable Information”

refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, and credit card information. Personally Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an identified individual.

What Personally Identifiable Information is collected?

Per N.C.G.S. § 163-278.11(a) we collect the following information from our Authorized Donors: the name, address, employer, and principal occupation of Authorized Donors, as well as email addresses for the purpose of communications pertaining to your donation. Donations through our Site are handled securely through Donorbox and secure payments are processed through Stripe. Bradley for Raleigh Workers does not have access to your full credit card information submitted through the Site. Please take necessary precautions when entering sensitive information online; we strongly advise that you never enter sensitive personal information on shared public computers or public  Wi-Fi networks. Always be aware of your surroundings and safeguard sensitive information such as passwords, credit card, or banking information. Information submitted by Visitors through our Volunteer or Contact forms such as names, emails, and phone numbers will only be used in the manner in which you have authorized us to use it, i.e. contacting you about volunteer opportunities with the campaign. Bradley for Raleigh Workers will not share or sell this information.

What organizations are collecting the information?

In addition to our direct collection of information, our third party service vendors (such as credit card companies, fundraising platforms, and payment processors) who may provide services, as well as social media links and plugins, may collect this information from our Visitors and Authorized Donors. We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how they use personal information provided to them from Visitors and Authorized Customers. Some of these third parties may be intermediaries that act solely as links in the distribution chain, and do not store, retain, or use the information given to them. Please see linked privacy policies for Stripe and Donorbox in the above section.

How does the Site use Personally Identifiable Information?

We may email Authorized Donors in regard to their donations through the Site. We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to contact Visitors and Authorized Donors in response to specific inquiries, or to provide requested information.

With whom may the information may be shared?

We may use aggregated information about our Visitors, including the demographics of our Visitors and Authorized Donors, with third party services such as Google Analytics, including but not limited to city and country locations, ISPs, browser and device types, and referring links. Other than in the manner outlined in this privacy policy, information submitted through this Site will not be used to send information or to contact you. However, you may separately receive electioneering communications compliant with N.C.G.S. § 163-278.6, using information obtained from the statewide voter registration file N.C.G.S. § 163-82.13 or other free public lists available to candidates.

How is Personally Identifiable Information stored?

Personally Identifiable Information collected by Bradley for Raleigh Workers is securely stored and is not accessible to third parties or campaign team members of Bradley for Raleigh Workers except for use as indicated in this privacy policy.

What choices are available to Visitors regarding collection, use and distribution of the information?

Visitors and Authorized Donors who have opted in to receive campaign information and updates may opt out of receiving information from or being contacted by us by responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us at admin@bradleyforraleighworkers.com. In accordance with North Carolina General Statutes, records of Authorized Donors’ campaign contributions must be kept until after the election and until such time as the active candidate committee is closed.

Cookies

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.

Are Cookies Used on the Site?

Cookies are used for a variety of reasons. We use Cookies to obtain information about the activity and browsing behavior of our Visitors on the Site. We also use Cookies for security purposes to protect our Authorized Donors. Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using https://www.bradleyforraleighworkers.com, with the drawback that certain features of website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Cookies used by our service providers

Our service providers as well as social media links and plugins may use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

What partners or service providers have access to Personally Identifiable Information from Visitors and/or Authorized Customers on the Site?

Bradley for Raleigh Workers has entered into and will continue to enter into partnerships and other affiliations with a number of vendors. Such vendors may have access to certain Personally Identifiable Information on a need to know the basis for handling donations and credit card transactions. Our privacy policy does not cover their collection or use of this information. Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information to comply with the law. We will disclose Personally Identifiable Information of Authorized Donors in order to comply with local and state regulations regarding Campaign Financial Statements and Reporting.

How does the Site keep Personally Identifiable Information secure?

All of our team members are familiar with our security policy and practices. The Personally Identifiable Information of our Visitors and Authorized Donors is only accessible to a limited number of qualified team members who are given a password in order to gain access to the information. We audit our security systems and processes on a regular basis. Sensitive information, such as credit card numbers, is protected by encryption protocols, in place to protect information sent over the Internet. While we take reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering, and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to Visitors or Authorized Donors for any such occurrences.

How can Visitors correct any inaccuracies in Personally Identifiable Information?

Visitors and Authorized Donors may contact us to update Personally Identifiable Information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by emailing us at admin@bradleyforraleighworkers.com.

Can a Visitor delete or deactivate Personally Identifiable Information collected by the Site?

We provide Visitors and Authorized Donors with a mechanism to delete/deactivate Personally Identifiable Information from the Site’s database by contacting. However, because of backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to delete a Visitor’s entry without retaining some residual information. An individual who requests to have Personally Identifiable Information deactivated will have this information functionally deleted, and we will not sell, transfer, or use Personally Identifiable Information relating to that individual in any way. Additionally, Authorized Donor information must be kept through the election cycle and submitted periodically to NC State Board of Elections.

Your rights

These are summarized rights that you have under data protection law

  • The right to access
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to object to processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to complain to a supervisory authority
  • The right to withdraw consent

What happens if the Privacy Policy Changes?

We will let our Visitors and Authorized Donors know about changes to our privacy policy by posting such changes on the Site. However, if we are changing our privacy policy in a manner that might cause disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information that a Visitor or Authorized Donor has previously requested not be disclosed, we will contact such Visitor or Authorized Donor to allow such Visitor or Authorized Donor to prevent such disclosure.

Links:

https://www.bradleyforraleighworkers.com contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies may differ from ours.