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Privacy Policy

Citizens for the Recall of Ledesma, Ortega, Miner and Rumsey Privacy Policy

Last Updated: May 15, 2023

 

This Privacy Policy explains how Citizens for the Recall of Ledesma, Ortega, Miner and Rumsey, FPPC #1458000.  (the “Recall Campaign”, “we” or “us”) collects, uses, and discloses information about you when you access or use our website located at www.ousdrecall.com and the other websites and online Site that link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Site”), or when you otherwise interact with us.

 

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by revising the “Last Revised” date at the top of this Privacy Policy and, in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as by adding a statement to our website homepage or by sending you a notification). We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy whenever you access or use the Site or otherwise interact with us to make sure that you stay informed about our information practices and the choices available to you.

 

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

 

Information You Provide To Us

 

We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information if you fill out a form, make a donation, send us an email, sign up for an event, sign up to receive updates, request information, sign a petition, sign up as a volunteer or otherwise communicate with us or through our Site. The types of information we collect may include your name, contact information (including email address, social media handles, user names, postal address, phone number), payment information, and other information you choose to provide.

 

In addition, please note that the California Fair Political Practices Commission, and certain federal, state, and local agencies may require us to collect and publicly report certain information from donors. 

 

Other Information We Collect When You Use Our Site

 

When you access or use the Site, we automatically collect certain information about you, including:

 

  • Log Information: We collect information related to your access to and use of the Site, such as your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, your operating system, the type of browser you use, your activity on the Site (such as access times, pages viewed, and links clicked), and the webpage that you visited before navigating to the Site.

  • Donation Information: When you make a donation, we collect information related to the donation, such as the donation amount and the date and time of the donation.

  • Device Information: We collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access the Site, such as the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information.

  • Location Information: We may derive the approximate location of your device from your IP address.

  • Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We use various technologies to collect information, and this may include sending cookies to your computer or mobile device. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that helps us to improve our Site and your experience, see which areas and features of our Site are popular and count visits. We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as “tracking pixels” or “clear GIFs”). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Site or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see “Your Choices” below.

 

Information We Collect From Other Sources

 

We may obtain information from other sources and combine it with information we collect through the Site. For example, if you make a donation to a third-party website, such as Donor Box, for our benefit or if you sign up to host or volunteer for an event associated with the Recall Campaign via a third-party website, we will obtain certain information about you from the third party that operates that website.

 

HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT?

 

We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:

 

  • provide, maintain, and improve the Site;

  • provide you with the Site or information you request, and to send you related information, such as notifications and confirmations;

  • send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;

  • respond to your emails, submissions, comments, questions, and requests, provide customer service, request feedback, and otherwise contact you about your use of the Site;

  • to send you newsletters, and to otherwise provide you with news and information that we think will be of interest to you, such as sending you information to keep you informed about various campaigns, candidates, issues, events, resources, promotions, contests, products, and other information impacting Orange Unified School District;

  • to help connect you with other supporters, and to solicit volunteers, donations, and support for the Recall Campaign and for candidates, issues, events, and organizations that we support;

  • to remind you to send in your voter registration form and to vote, and to assist you in finding your voter registration information and polling location;

  • to contact you if additional information is necessary under election laws or other applicable laws;

  • to monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with the Site;

  • to serve advertisements, on the Site or on other websites or media, based on the information you provide and the actions you take while using the Site; and

  • to carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.

 

The Recall Campaign is based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law. By accessing or using the Site or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the U.S.

 

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE SHARE WITH THIRD PARTIES?

 

We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

 

  • with vendors, consultants, and other service providers or volunteers who are engaged by or working with us and who need access to such information to carry out work or to perform services on our behalf;

  • with candidates, organizations, groups, or causes that we believe have similar political viewpoints, principles, or objectives;

  • to report required information to the California Fair Political Practices Commission, and other government agencies;

  • when you give us your consent to do so, including when we notify you on the Site that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information;

  • when we believe in good faith that we are lawfully authorized or required to do so or that doing so is reasonably necessary or appropriate to comply with applicable laws or legal processes or to respond to lawful requests, claims, or legal authorities, including responding to lawful subpoenas, warrants, or court orders;

  • when we believe in good faith that doing so is reasonably necessary or appropriate to respond to claims or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Recall Campaign, our users, our employees, our volunteers, copyright owners, third parties or the public, including to protect such parties from fraudulent, abusive, inappropriate, or unlawful activity or use of the Site; and

  • in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, reorganization, acquisition, asset sale, financing or lending transaction, or in any other situation where information may be disclosed or transferred as one of the assets of the Recall Campaign.

  • We also may share aggregated or de-identified information with third parties that cannot reasonably be used by such third parties to identify you.

 

WHAT INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED IN CONNECTION WITH ONLINE PETITIONS?

 

When you sign an online petition, you understand that such petition is public information and that we may make the petition, including your name, city, state, and any comments you provided in connection therewith, publicly available. In addition, we may provide such petitions or compilations thereof to national, state, or local leaders or to the press.

 

WHAT INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED IN CONNECTION WITH SOCIAL SHARING FEATURES OF THE SITE?

 

The Site may offer certain social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook “Like” button), which let you share actions you take on the Site with other media. Your use of such features and tools enables the sharing of certain information with your friends or with the public, depending on the settings you establish with the thirty party that provides the social sharing features and other integrated tools. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with the social sharing features and other integrated tools, please review the privacy policies of the third parties that provide such features and tools.

 

OTHER WEBSITES LINKED TO OUR SITE

 

The Site may contain links to other websites. For example, the Site may link to a third-party website, such as Donor Box, to enable donations or to a third-party website, such as a Google form, to help organize volunteers for our benefit. Any information you provide on websites that are operated by a third party and linked to the Site is provided directly to the third party that operates such website and is subject to that third party’s privacy policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such websites, and we are not responsible for the information practices or policies of the third parties that operate such websites. Before providing information on any website that is operated by a third party and linked to the Site, we encourage you to review the privacy policy of the third party that operates such website and to learn more about the information practices and policies of such third party.

 

ADVERTISING AND ANALYTICS PROVIDED BY OTHERS

 

We may allow others to provide analytics services and to serve advertisements on our behalf. These entities may use cookies, web beacons, device identifiers, and other technologies to collect information about your use of the Site and other websites, including your IP address, web browser, mobile network information, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked, and conversion information. This information may be used by the Recall Campaign and others to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, deliver advertising and content targeted to your interests, and better understand your online activity.

 

For more information about interest-based ads, or to opt out of having your web browsing information used for behavioral advertising purposes, please visit www.aboutads.info/choices. In addition, your device may include a feature (such as “Limit Ad Tracking” on iOS or “Opt Out of Interest-Based Ads” or “Opt Out of Ads Personalization” on Android) that allows you to opt out of having information collected through certain device applications used for targeted advertising purposes.

 

YOUR CHOICES

 

Cookies

 

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject browser cookies, such removal or rejection could affect the availability and functionality of the Site.

 

Promotional Communications

 

You may “opt out” of receiving promotional communications (such as email updates and newsletters) from the Recall Campaign by following the instructions in those communications. Please note that we may still send you other types of non-promotional communications, such as those about your use of the Site or any of your donations, transactions, or activities related to the Site.

 

QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@ousdrecall.com or at Citizens for the Recall of Ledesma, Ortega, Miner and Rumsey, PO Box 7061 Orange, CA 92863.

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