Daily Activists Privacy Policy

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Daily Activists Privacy Statement

What we collect

If you create an account on DailyActivists, you submit to DailyActivists certain information about you for your profile, and all of your activities on the DailyActivists platform are then tied to this account.

Through these activities and upon your general use of our platforms, we may collect and/or receive the following information about you that reveals your specific identity, or is directly tied to your specific identity:

  • your name
  • your postal address
  • your telephone number
  • your email address, or non-email authentication if you are using a mobile device
  • your unique mobile device ID number
  • your social media account ID and information shared with us via your social media account
  • your specific activities on our platforms - for example, petitions you have signed, representatives you have emailed and representatives you have called.

And possibly:

  • information about you available in public records, or other publicly available databases, such as civic data APIs, which, as an example, we use in the United States to help match citizens with the elected officials who represent them at all levels in government;

We also collect information that does not reveal your specific identity, or does not directly relate to you, such as:

  • browser and device information
  • information collected through cookies, pixel tags, and other technologies
  • demographic information and other non-identifying information provided by you (such as a zip code or general geographic area)

How we collect it

  • When you create accounts on our platforms, you will be asked to create a user profile that includes information such as your first name, last name, middle name, city, state, and zip.
  • When you are signed in to your account, your activities on the platforms are tracked and are associated with your account. Such activities may include signing a petition, calling a representative or emailing a representative, or sharing DailyActivists via social media.
  • When you download our mobile applications, we'll collect your unique device ID and all your account and activity information will be tied to that unique device ID. In addition, we may track and collect app usage data, such as the date and time the app on your device accesses our servers and what information have been downloaded to the app, and this information may be associated with your DailyActivists account.
  • We may collect information through your activities offline, for example when you respond to user surveys or provide information if we assist you by telephone.
  • We may obtain information about you from public records, publicly available databases, and third-party providers as described above.
  • When you logon via Facebook, we ask for your permission to access certain information about your Facebook account, activities and friends. Social media sites make information available to all apps through their APIs, such as friend lists. The information we receive depends on what information you or the social media site decide to give us.
  • Third-party analytics providers: We use third-party analytics services like Google Analytics provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). These analytics services use cookies and similar technologies to analyze how people use our services and compile statistical reports. Such services may also collect information about platforms' visitors' use of other websites. For more information on your choices, please see our section below entitled "Your privacy choices".
  • IP Address: Your "IP Address" is a designator that is automatically assigned to the computer that you are using by your Internet service provider (ISP). An IP Address may be identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever you use our platforms and services, along with the time of your visit and the specific page(s) that you visited.

How we may use your information

  • We use your information to respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests, such as when you sign petitions, call representatives and email representatives, and participate in other activities on our platform.
  • We need your contact inform ation to send administrative information to you, for example, information regarding our services and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.
  • We use your information for general business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, fraud monitoring and prevention, developing new services, enhancing, improving, or modifying our platforms, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of campaigns, and operating and expanding our business activities.
  • We need information about your social media account and activities to facilitate social sharing functionality, such as sharing petitions or other content, through our platforms and other social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
  • We use information about your computer or device to ensure that our site, and apps function properly and are optimized for your computer or device.
  • If you are using one of our mobile applications, we use your device ID to recognize you when you use the application and to store your preferences and settings.
  • We use cookies and other tracking technologies to measure and improve our services and develop features and functionalities on our sites and apps.
  • We use IP Addresses for administration and security purposes, such as calculating usage levels of our sites and apps, helping diagnose server problems, and detecting fraud and spam behavior.

Who may receive your information?

DailyActivists platform

We also share your first and last name and city with the organization who initiated a petition you have signed. If you do not wish to have such information shared with the organization who initiated the petition, please do not sign the petition.

We may, in certain circumstances, share your name and general geographic location with the intended decision maker who is the recipient of the petition. If you do not wish to have this information shared with the petition recipient, you should not sign the petition.

Administrative purposes

We may share your information with third parties for the following purposes:

  • Our suppliers, subcontractors and business partners ("service providers"): We may share information about you with our services providers who process information to provide services to us or on our behalf. We have contracts with our service providers that prohibit them from sharing the information about you that they collect or receive with anyone else or from using such information for other purposes.
  • Fraud prevention: We may disclose the personal information we collect about our users when we believe disclosure is necessary to investigate, prevent, or respond to suspected illegal or fraudulent activity or to protect the safety, rights, or property of us, our users, or others.
  • Law enforcement purposes: If requested or required by government authorities, such as law enforcement authorities, courts, or regulators, or otherwise to comply with the law, we may have to disclose any information we have about our users. We also may disclose information collected about you in order to exercise or protect legal rights or defend against legal claims.

Accessing or deleting your information

If you would like to review, correct, update, suppress, or delete information that has been previously provided to us by you, you may log into our apps, click on "Account" and update your profile information.

Data retention & security

We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures to protect your information within our organization from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, and/or destruction. We take reasonable steps to ensure that all data we process is reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete and current to the extent necessary for the purposes for which we use it. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting our Privacy Officer using the contact details listed at the end of this privacy policy.

We will retain your Personal Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required by law.

How to contact us

We'd love to hear your questions, concerns, and feedback about this policy. If you have any suggestions for us, feel free to let us know by filling out our feedback form or writing to the following address:

Daily Activists
5461 N East River Road
Chicago, IL 60656

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