Effective as of January 21, 2012
1. AGREEMENT AND PARTIES
4. POLICY APPLICABLE TO ONLINE ACTIVITIES ONLY
5. INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT
5.1 Personal Information
When you choose to make use of some features of the Service, you will be asked to provide information – such as your name, address, city, state, etc. – that could be used by a third-party to identify you. In keeping with our mission of shifting the political culture and community involvement, we may make this information available to third parties in our attempt to influence the debate on important issues of the day. For example, we may disclose such information to members of the press interested in featuring those who used/use the Living Room Conversations model in their work. If you do not wish for us to share your personal information, please do not submit such personal information to Living Room Conversations. Living Room Conversations reserves the right to share any such information that you provide in any manner, by any means, and for any purpose consistent with our mission and message.
5.2 General Information
Types Of Information Collected. There may be other instances in which we collect information from you that is more general in nature (“general information”). Such information may include information recorded by our server logs from your browser, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address (which enables us to identify your computer or device on a Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) network like the internet) and the specific webpage you requested. In addition, we may receive an automatic confirmation when you open an email from Living Room Conversations if your computer supports this type of program. Such general information, including the click stream data and cookies, as mentioned below, may be collected from you whenever you access or use the Living Room Conversations Service, whether or not you provide us with any other personal information.
Click Stream Data. When you use the Living Room Conversations Service we may collect “click stream data” (server address, domain name, etc.). This information can enable us to analyze and better customize your visits. We may use click stream data for traffic analysis or e-commerce analysis of our service, to determine which features within the Living Room Conversations Service are most or least effective or useful to you.
Cookies. A cookie is a small string of information that the website you visit transfers to your computer for identification purposes. Cookies can be used to follow your activity throughout the Living Room Conversations Service and that information helps us to understand your preferences and improve your experience. Living Room Conversations cookies do not collect personal information from you, and we do not combine the general information collected through cookies with other personal information you may provide to personally identify you. You can turn off all cookies, if you prefer not to receive them. You can also have your computer warn you whenever cookies are being used. Please refer to documentation provider with your web browser (e.g., Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer) for information on enabling these options. There are also software products available that can manage cookies for you. Please be aware, however, that when you choose to reject cookies, this choice may limit the functionality of the website you visit and you may lose access to some of its features.
6. USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION.
6.1. To Provide The Service To You
We will use the personal information you provide and any general information we receive from you to provide the Living Room Conversations Service to you, which include the following:
A. Public-interest activities and initiatives, and other similar purposes as described above.
B. To assist those who help us in designing and operating the Service or helping us analyze collected data.
C. To send you information or materials via email about Living Room Conversations campaigns and other news we think might interest you. (If you no longer wish to receive any emails from us, please see “OPTING OUT OF EMAIL” below.)
D. To analyze visits to the Living Room Conversations website and learn about the interests of our visitors in the aggregate and also on a personal level to better understand your interests and needs, so we can improve our Service and deliver to you the type of content, features, and promotions that you are most interested in.
6.2 Business Transfers
In some cases, we may choose to transfer assets consistent with our not-for-profit obligations. In these types of transactions, users information is typically one of the assets that is transferred. Moreover, if Living Room Conversations or substantially all of its assets were acquired, user information would likely be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Living Room Conversations may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
6.3 Protection of Living Room Conversations and Others
6.4 Retention of Your Information
We will only retain your information to the extent: (a) it is needed for the purposes which we have conveyed to you; (b) we are required by law to maintain such information; or (c) it is needed for us to address any issues or inquiries that you may have. When your information is no longer required, we will dispose of such information by destroying it or erasing it.
7. PROTECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
7.1. Security Measures
In order to protect both the personal information and the general information that we receive from you through your use of the Living Room Conversations Service, we have implemented various security measures. We also follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.
7.2. Risk Of Interception
Please keep in mind, however, that whenever you give out personal information online there is a risk that third parties may intercept and use that information. While Living Room Conversations strives to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online. By using these Service, you expressly acknowledge and agree that we do not guarantee the security of any data provided to or received by us through your use of the Living Room Conversations Service and that any personal information, general information, or other data or information received from you through your use of these Service is provided to us at your own risk, which you expressly assume.
8. NO USE OF THIS SERVICE BY MINORS PERMITTED
8.1. Registration Declined For Minors
9. LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES
10. OPTING OUT OF EMAIL
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from our email list, you may do so by emailing Amanda at LivingRoomConversations dot org. Please note that although you may opt out of receiving emails, Living Room Conversations reserves the right to communicate with you via email regarding specific campaigns you may have requested information regarding or inquired about.
11. QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS