Ecovote.org Privacy Policy

Last revision 4/7/2015

Our Commitment To Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

The Way We Use Information

We will not rent, trade, share, or give away your personal information without your permission. From time to time, if you subscribe to our email list, we may send you chaperoned email on behalf of other organizations. However, we do not share the information you provide with any outside parties except to the extent necessary to operate our web presence. (For example, we use third-party vendors to securely send email and process donations.)

Our site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our site. Cookies are pieces of information that some web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many web sites. Use of cookies makes Web surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords and your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular web site. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. By checking "Remember me," you are setting a cookie that allows your information to be automatically populated the next time you visit our advocacy or donation pages. Your sensitive information is not stored on your computer itself. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, your preference to have the site remember you will not operate.

Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

The Information We Collect

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) website at ecovote.org and our advocacy, donation, and event pages hosted at convio.net ("our site"). On some pages, you can provide personal information that allows you to support CLCV's work to protect California's environment. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:

Email Address
Name
Address Information (including City, State, ZIP)
Phone number(s)
Credit card information
Other profile information you provide

If you opt into receiving text or SMS messages from CLCV, please note that all of your existing message & data rates may apply. (Check with your mobile phone provider for your specific plan details.) You may opt out of text messaging at any time, and you can always text HELP for info and text STOP to opt out. By performing this action, you are signing up for recurring messaging from CLCV. No purchase is necessary when opting into text or SMS messaging from CLCV.

In addition, we use Google Analytics to track traffic to our site for reporting and performance purposes. While we do not accept advertisements of any kind on our site, Analytics includes display advertising-related features such as Remarketing, Google Display Network Impression Reporting, the DoubleClick Campaign Manager integration, and/or Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. You may opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads at https://www.google.com/settings/ads. All of Google Analytics' currently available opt-outs for the web are available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Our Commitment To Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Our Commitment To Children's Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by viewing your member profile.

To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

How To Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at 1-800-755-3224 or send us email at ecovote@ecovote.org.