Garcetti for Mayor 2013 respects your right to privacy. This policy summarizes what personally identifiable information and aggregate information we may collect, and how we might use this information. This policy also describes other important topics relating to your privacy.
It is our policy to comply with all applicable privacy and data protection laws. This commitment reflects the value we place on earning and keeping the trust of those who share their personal information with us.
This Policy applies, in general, to the Internet site ericgarcetti.com (the "Site"). By accessing our Site, you agree to be bound by the Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Policy, please do not use this Site. Each time you use this Site, the current version of the Policy will apply. Accordingly, when you use the Site, you should check the Effective Date of this Policy (which appears at the end of the document) and review any changes since the last version.
Information Collected on the Site and How It May Be Used
When you access and use the Site, there are 3 ways we may collect information about you:
1. Information Sent to Us by Your Web Browser
Garcetti for Mayor 2013 collects information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser. This information typically includes the IP address of your Internet service provider, the name of your operating system (such as Macintosh or Windows) and the name and version of your browser (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox). The information we receive depends on the settings on your web browser. Please check your browser if you want to learn what information your browser sends or how to change your settings.
The information provided by your browser is aggregate information and does not identify you personally. We use this information to create statistics that help us improve our Site and make it more compatible with the technology used by our Internet visitors.
2. Information Collected By Placing a "Cookie" On Your Computer
The Site also uses “session cookies.” A session cookie is used to tag your computer with a computer-generated, unique identifier when you access our Site. A session cookie does not identify you personally and expires after you close your browser. We use session cookies to collect statistical information about the ways visitors use our Site - which pages they visit, which links they use, and how long they stay on each page. We analyze this information (known as “clickstream data”) in statistical form to better understand our visitors' interests and needs to improve the content and functionality of our Site.
If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may set your browser to reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer. Although you are not required to accept cookies when you visit the Site, you may be unable to use all of the functionality of the Site if your browser rejects our cookies.
3. Information You Knowingly and Voluntarily Provide
Garcetti for Mayor 2013 collects information you knowingly and voluntarily provide when you use the Site, for example, the information you provide when you sign up to receive email alerts, when you complete a survey, or when you ask us a question or email us with feedback. In many cases this information will be personal information.
Garcetti for Mayor 2013 uses this information for the purposes for which you provide it. For example, if you provide your e-mail address when you sign up to receive e-mail alerts, we use your e-mail address to deliver the e-mail alerts you request.
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.
We may also use the information we collect on the Site for various business purposes such as customer service, fraud prevention, market research, improving our communications with our constituents, and providing you with information we believe may be of interest to you. We may also remove personal information from our files and use the aggregate information for historical, statistical or scientific purposes.
We are required by state and local law to collect and report the name, address, occupation, and employer of individuals who make contributions to Garcetti for Mayor 2013. This information is made publicly available by the government agencies with whom the committee files its reports.
Sharing/Disclosing Personal Information and Aggregate Information
Garcetti for Mayor 2013 may share, transfer or disclose your personal information collected on the Site to affiliates and other entities related to the campaign. Garcetti for Mayor 2013 may share, sell, transfer or otherwise disclose your personal information collected on the Site to third parties unrelated to Garcetti for Mayor 2013, including charitable organizations, so these third parties can contact you for political, marketing or promotional purposes.
Garcetti for Mayor 2013 may share or transfer your personal information: (i) to comply with a legal requirement or court order; (ii) to investigate a possible crime, such as identity theft; or (iii) when we believe it is appropriate to do so to protect the rights, property, or safety of Garcetti for Mayor 2013 or other persons.
Security of Personal Information
Garcetti for Mayor 2013 maintains appropriatesafeguards to protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of your personal informationsuch as SSL encryption where appropriate. Although we use security measures to help protect your personal information against unauthorized disclosure, misuse, or alteration, as is the case with all computer networks linked to the Internet, we cannot guarantee the security of information provided over the Internet and will not be responsible for breaches of security.
IN NO EVENT WILL Garcetti for Mayor 2013 OR ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THIS SITE BE LIABLE IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS, USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FAILURE OR PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS OR LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE (INCLUDING LOSS PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR DATA, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, AND DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM INACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION OR INCONVENIENCE, DELAY, OR LOSS OF THE USE OF THE SITE). THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS APPLY WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF GARCETTI FOR MAYOR 2013 OR ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Links to Third Party Internet Sites
Access to Personal Information/Opt-Out
If you no longer desire our services and want to have your personal information removed from our database or if you no longer want to receive promotional or marketing emails from us, please click on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any email, or contact us at info@EricGarcetti.com.
Retention of Personal Information
Unless you request otherwise, Garcetti for Mayor 2013 retains the personal information collected on the Site as long as necessary to provide the services, products and information you request or as permitted by applicable law.
Children and Parents
The Site is not directed to children under 13 years of age. Garcetti for Mayor 2013 does not knowingly solicit or collect personal information on the Site from children under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent. If we become aware that a visitor is under the age of 13 and has provided personal information without prior verifiable parental consent, we will remove his or her personal information from our files.
If you become aware that your child under the age of 13 has submitted personal information and you would like to request that such information be deleted from our records, you may do so by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any email, or contact us at info@EricGarcetti.com.
Questions about this Policy
If you have any questions about this Policy or our use of your personal information, please contact us at info@EricGarcetti.com.
Changes to this Policy
Garcetti for Mayor 2013 may update or change this Policy from time to time and without prior notice, to you by posting the revised Policy on our Site. We will post a notice on the Site to notify you of any significant changes to this Policy and indicate at the bottom of this page when it was most recently updated. If we modify or otherwise change this Policy, the modifications or changes will only apply to the personal information we collect after we have posted the revised Policy on the Site.
Effective Date: May 21, 2012