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This website is operated by the Massachusetts Democratic Party ("MassDems", "we" or "us"). This privacy policy ("Policy") explains how personal information is collected, used, and disclosed by the MassDems with respect to your use of the Web sites such as this which are operated by the MassDems and which display this Policy (the "Sites") so you can make an informed decision about using the Sites. We reserve the right to change the provisions of this Policy at any time. We will alert you that changes have been made by indicating on the Policy the date it was last updated. We encourage you to review this Policy from time to time to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

 

How we collect and use information

You do not have to identify yourself or provide your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address (“Personal Information”) to use the Site.

If you should choose to give us your Personal Information, you decide how much information to provide. At various points we ask for your e-mail address, thoughts and comments. We will use your e-mail address to provide you news and information about MassDems.

Our general policy is not to make your Personal Information available to anyone other than our staff and agents. We may make Personal Information available to organizations with similar political objectives and viewpoints for the purpose of advancing our own political objectives.

We treat your first name, city, state, and any comments as Public Information. We may make your comments along with your first name, city, and state available to the public.

Non-identifiable website visitor data may be collected and used in aggregate to help shape, direct, and improve content of the Site.

Cookies

A “cookie” is a small data file that websites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such as user ID that the Site uses to math with the registration you already provided to us. The only information that a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. The Site uses cookies to authenticate the user and tailor your experience on the Site according to the preferences you specified.

IP Addresses and Log File Data

The IP address is the location of your computer or network on the Internet. We log your IP address for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We also use page hits in the aggregate to track the popularity of pages that people visit in order to improve the quality of the Site. There is no Personal Information collected in our log files.

Opting Out Information

Subscribers to our email list may terminate their subscriptions via a link at the bottom of each email sent from www.massdems.org.

Changes to Your Information

You may change your subscriber information or change your information, at any time by contacting us.