Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Information Carolina Rising only collects personally identifiable information that is voluntarily submitted to Carolina Rising through this website or otherwise. Personally identifiable information (PII) refers to data that identifies you. We obtain PII from you when you register on this Website, submit comments or material to Carolina Rising via this Website, ask for information, subscribe to receive emails or other notices or feeds, make a donation to Carolina Rising, or otherwise submit PII to us.
Specifically, we may collect the following personal information: your name, email address, telephone numbers, and other demographic information (like zip code, age, address, education or income level, employment information). If you make a donation through our website, your account information relating to your method of payment will be collected by Carolina Rising or Carolina Rising’s authorized payment processor. Please note: contributions generally are non-refundable. If you choose to contribute through this Website, you will receive an email confirmation of your contribution.
We use the PII information to process your requests and/or donation and to keep you apprised of developments of interest to Carolina Rising and supporters. We will send you emails and other communications to keep you up to date about Carolina Rising and election news. By registering with this website and submitting PII to Carolina Rising, you agree that Carolina Rising may share your name, email address, physical address and other demographic or response information with other persons or entities that share common goals or beliefs with Carolina Rising. You may receive communications from these other persons or entities. By registering with Carolina Rising or submitting materials to us, you consent to our sharing of your PII as described in this policy.We strive to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, but no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us over the Internet. Also, please note that e-mail is not encrypted and is not considered a secure means of transmitting credit card numbers.
We may also use “log files” to analyze the usage of our website. These files collect such data as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks of users. We use this data to review usage, administer our website, track a user’s overall movement and collect broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We also may use advanced software technology (sometimes called clear gifs, Web Beacons or Web Bugs) to help us manage content on our site. These mechanisms use small graphics with unique identifiers and enable us to analyze traffic and website movements. They do not reveal or convey PII. We also track User’s review of and responses to advertising, including emails and website advertising.