Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy 2016-12-28T13:29:41+00:00

Welcome to CollinCountyGOP.org, the official website of the Collin County Republican Party (CollinGOP). We hope you enjoy your visit. The CollinGOP knows your right to privacy online is important. You do not have to identify yourself or divulge personal information unless you choose to give us your personal information.

Should you choose to share your personal information, we would like you to know how that information is used by us to provide a better user experience, and the steps we take to protect your information. This privacy policy has been created to answer any questions you may have regarding the CollinGOP’s data collection and protection policies.

We reserve the right to change this Policy. As a service to our users, we will post the date of the most recent updates to this policy at the top of the page.

What information is being collected at CollinCountyGOP.org?

We only collect personal information that you give us: In our effort to grow our Collin County Republican grassroots community online, the CollinGOP may at times ask you to submit information – such as your name, address, phone number and email address – in an effort to provide you the information you want in a more timely manner. If you choose not to give us any information, we may not be able to provide you with the most timely information pertaining to: breaking news, online events, activists alerts and other Collin County Republican related information.

Use of cookies and protecting your privacy: We may use of cookies to personalize and customize your interaction with CollinCountyGOP.org and to provide you with the best possible online experience. A cookie is a tiny encrypted text file that is placed on your hard drive.

If you choose to register as a member of CollinCountyGOP.org, a cookie may be used to recognize your computer in order to improve your experience on our site. By using a cookie, CollinCountyGOP.org allows you to bypass future log-ins and remembers your preferences to make navigation as easy and seamless as possible.

How we analyze CollinCountyGOP.org to better serve you:

We use third-party analytic providers, such as Google Analytics, to collect internet log information and assess the aggregate level of traffic to CollinCountyGOP.org including what pages people are visiting, and to diagnose any potential problems with the Web site..

These aggregated performance reports contain information such as “Internet Protocol” or IP address, unique device ID, type of mobile device, date and time, web browser, referring website and general geographic location. We do not use analytics reports to track a particular individual’s use of CollinCountyGOP.org. Aggregated data does not identify you as an individual. All users remain anonymous unless they choose to give us personally identifiable information. You can learn more about Google Analytics by clicking here or opt out of being tracked via Google Analytics across the web here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Information collected when you donate: When you make a contribution to the CollinGOP, federal law requires us to obtain the following information: name, mailing address, employer, occupation, and amount of contribution. Federal law requires us to report this information to the Federal Election Commission if an individual’s contribution or contributions aggregate in excess of $200 in a single calendar year. Contributions from corporations, government contractors, and foreign nationals without a “green card” are prohibited under federal law.

We ask that children under 18 do not submit their information: In accordance with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) CollinCountyGOP.org does not knowingly collect information from children. Additionally, In accordance with (COPPA), the CollinGOP will never knowingly collect personal identifiable information from persons 13 years old or younger.

Parents with questions may email info@CollinCountyGOP.org or write to: Collin County Republican Party, 8416 Stacy Road, Suite 100 McKinney, Texas 75070.

How is the information collected at CollinCountyGOP.org used?

We personalize the Web site and email communications. When you offer your personal information and/or choose to participate in our volunteer efforts, we use your information to personalize and customize Web pages and emails from CollinCountyGOP.org to you.

We will not sell your personal information. Under no circumstances will the CollinGOP sell your information to third parties or any commercial entities.

We may share your information with like-minded organizations. The CollinGOP may share information — that you voluntarily provide us — with like-minded organizations committed to the principles or candidates of the Republican Party, Republican State Party organizations and local Republican groups. The CollinGOP may provide your email address or other personal information to authorized third parties required to deliver a particular service. These third parties may not use said information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for the CollinGOP.

Is my information secure, and how can I manage my online information?

Protecting information you provide via CollinCountyGOP.org. Protecting your information is important to the CollinGOP. CollinCountyGOP.org uses a secure socket layer (SSL) – with the highest level of encryption generally commercially available – on every page of the website.

Strict security measures are in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of any and all information pertaining to CollinCountyGOP.org. Access to personally identifiable information is limited to dedicated staff and vendors subject to non-disclosures agreements.

However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or receive from us.

CollinCountyGOP.org uses a secured/encrypted server for online credit card donations. The online contribution form is in compliance with FEC regulations. The CollinGOP has put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to prevent unauthorized access.

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CollinCountyGOP.org links to other sites: Our site may contain links to other Web sites and servers. The CollinGOP does not bear responsibility for privacy policies or content on linked Web sites. Because the CollinGOP has no control over websites to which we provide links, you acknowledge that the CollinGOP is not responsible for the availability of resources or external sites and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content provided therein.

Accordingly, you also acknowledge that the CollinGOP will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, services on or through any such site or resource or goods. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on each Web site you visit.

The CollinGOP provides links to original articles written and maintained by third parties. These links are provided as a convenience and do not imply a claim of ownership in that content.

Can I opt out of campaign mailings?

How to unsubscribe from our email list: Communicating via email is one of the most powerful online tools Republicans use. We’re sure you will find the information useful and take advantage of the opportunities to assist the Party.

When registering with CollinCountyGOP.org, donating, signing a petition, participating in a survey, or submitting information for volunteer opportunities please know that you are opting to receive these emails by providing your email address. All signups for email communications and other features of our Web site are voluntary. We give you the opportunity to opt-in and we give you the power to opt-out of email communications. Should you wish to opt-out, an unsubscribe link is included in every email. If your link is not working properly, or you wish to communicate your desire to opt-out directly to us:

E-mail: info@CollinCountyGOP.org with Unsubscribe in the subject line.

Or write: Collin County Republican Party, 8416 Stacy Road, Suite 100 McKinney, Texas 75070. When writing, please include your full name, address, zip and phone number.

Contact information for the Collin County Republican Party: If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please contact the CollinGOP by e-mail or by phone using the contact information published at the bottom of each page of this Web site.