Information Collected and Stored Automatically
Democracyrising.org automatically collects some technical information from you when you visit the site in order to give you the best possible experience. We use web measurement technology (such as Google Analytics) to automatically track how visitors interact with the site including where they came from, what they did on the site and whether they completed any predetermined tasks while on the site. Aggregate data is used to help us improve our user interface and diversify our content offerings to meet the needs of our customers, track operational problems, prevent fraud and improve the effectiveness, security and integrity of the site. This information does not identify you personally. For each page that you visit, we collect and store only the following technical information:
– Date and time of access
– URL address of the webpage visited
– Internet domain and IP address from which our website was accessed
– Type of browser and operating system used to access our site (if provided by the browser)
– URL address of the referring page (if provided by the browser)
– Completion or success status of the request for a web page or other on-line item
– File size of the webpage visited
This information is only used to help us make the site more useful for you. With this data we learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We never track or record information about individuals and their visits and we do not share this data with anyone else unless necessary for law enforcement purposes.
There are two types of cookies. A session cookie is a line of text that is stored temporarily in your web browserâ€™s memory cache, and will expire when the browser is closed. A session cookie is not placed on any hard drive, and it is destroyed as soon as you close your browser. A persistent cookie is saved to a file on your hard drive and is accessed whenever you re-visit the website that put it there. This lets that website remember what you were interested in the last time you visited.
We may use persistent cookies to enable Google Analytics and other plugins and services to differentiate between new and returning visitors. Persistent cookies remain on your computer between visits until they expire.
By default, persistent cookies and web measurement technologies are automatically used when you visit our site. Nevertheless, if you decide to disable or remove cookies from your browser, you will continue to have access to all information and resources on the site. To learn more about how to disable cookies in your browser please visit the help pages for your browser.
Information Collected from Interactive Forms and Surveys
This site provides interactive forms that let you voluntarily submit personal information (such as your e-mail address, name, or organization). This occurs when you make a comment on the site; send us a message through our contact form; or register to receive email updates and newsletters. In these cases, all submitted information is used only for the express purposes for which it is provided, and is not made available to any third party except those contracted by us to host our site or email newsletter.
If you leave a comment on the site, the name you choose to use will be displayed with your comment. Your email will not be published.
We comply gladly with the general data protection rule of the European Union. You can ask us to delete any data we have on you by contacting us on our contact form.
Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and its accompanying regulations protect the privacy of children using the Internet. Democracyrising.org does not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13. Democracyrising.org is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13.
It is possible that by fraud or deception we may receive information pertaining to children under 13. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the information, we will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers. If you want to notify us of our receipt of information by children under 13, please use our contact form.
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This policy was updated on June 8th, 2018.