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Privacy Policy

This Policy describes how we collect and use website visitor information. We want you to understand how we will protect and safeguard your privacy in the interactions you may have with us. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.


What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter and/or email mailing list or fill out a form. When ordering or registering on our site, you may be asked, as is appropriate, to enter your name, email address, mailing address, title, organization, volunteer preferences and interests and priorities, for example. You may, however, visit most of our site anonymously. Registration is not required.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one or more of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience (Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.)

  • To improve our website (We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.)

  • To improve response

  • To process transactions

  • To send periodic emails, campaign updates and other news and information

  • To process your registration or request

  • Aggregate for data analysis purposes

How do we protect your information on our website?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you visit or share information on our website place.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and they are required to keep the information confidential.

When you visit other websites linked to from our website?

When you click on the link of a website that is embedded in our website, the privacy policy of our website no longer apply and you are subject to the privacy policy and terms of service of that website.


Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you permit it) that enables the site or service provider’s system to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to help us remember you, understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our content may not function properly.


Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information, except that we may share it with trusted third party like-minded organizations for purpose of fulfilling the needs and collaborations associated with the campaign and election processes, and with those who assist us in operating our website, conducting our campaign, or responding to your request, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our rights or the rights of others. We may provide non-personally identifiable visitor information, such as data drawn from the visits of many people to the site, to other parties for research, statistical analysis, or marketing purposes.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Our website and content are all directed to people of voting age who are at least 18 years old or older. We do not knowingly collect any information from anyone under 18 years of age.


Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our online Privacy Policy.

International Visitors to the Site

The Friends of Michelle Maldonado is a Virginia political committee approved by the Virginia Department of Elections and headquartered in Bristow, Virginia, USA. We may have site visitors and registrants, as well as subscribers to our newsletters and publications from countries around the world in addition to the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, the personal information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States and governed by applicable U.S. laws and regulations and this Privacy Policy. Some of this information may be transferred to, processed and stored temporarily by our service providers in other countries. By submitting your personal information, you consent to its transfer to and storage in the United States and other countries designated by us, its exclusive governance by the law and regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia and of the United States, and its use in accordance with the purposes for which it was originally collected and as set forth in this Privacy Policy. Please also be aware that as a U.S. political campaign only U.S. citizens are permitted to contribute donations.

Change to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time. Any modifications will be reflected online, so check back often. If we make a significant or material change in the way we use your personal information, we will make you aware by prominently posting a notice on our website.

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