The 2016 Vow to Slow Down campaign 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 our viewers, users, activists, employees, non-profit and business partners and others who share their personal information with us.
This Policy applies, in general, to the Internet site www.vowtoslowdown.com in which this policy appears (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
When you access and use the Site, there are three ways we may collect information about you:
1. INFORMATION SENT TO US BY YOUR WEB BROWSER
The 2016 Vow to Slow Down campaign 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 2016 Vow to Slow Down campaign may obtain information about you by installing a “cookie” on your computer’s hard drive. “Cookies” are small data files stored on your computer that identify you as a previous visitor to the Site and help us to personalize your experience when you arrive. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies. 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
The 2016 Vow to Slow Down campaign 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, take the pledge, complete a survey, or you ask us a question or email us with feedback. In many cases this information will be personal information.
The 2016 Vow to Slow Down campaign uses this information for the purposes for which you provide it. For example, if you provide your email address when you sign up to receive email alerts, we use your email address to deliver the email alerts you request.
By selecting the checkbox beneath the form, you have agreed to the use of your pledge (your name and comment) for communications marketing communications and promotional initiatives.
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 products and services, and providing you with information and offers 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.
SHARING/DISCLOSING PERSONAL INFORMATION AND AGGREGATE INFORMATION
Except as otherwise described in this Policy, the 2016 Vow to Slow Down campaign will not rent, sell or otherwise disclose personal information to any third party unless we believe that disclosure is necessary: (1) to conform to legal requirements or to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process received by us, whether or not a response is required by applicable law; (2) to protect our rights and/or the safety of members of the public and users of the service; or (3) to provide a service to the user has requested.
The 2016 Vow to Slow Down campaign reserves the right to transfer personal information to a successor in interest that acquires rights to that information as a result of the sale of the Vow to Slow Down campaign or substantially all of its assets to that successor in interest. Finally, we may share or disclose information gathered on our Site with third parties, partners, and advertisers. This aggregate information will not be linked to the identity of any individual person.
SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
The 2016 Vow to Slow Down campaign maintains appropriate safeguards to protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of your personal information such 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 THE 2016 VOW TO SLOW DOWN CAMPAIGN 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 THE REPRESNTATION PROJECT 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, wish to opt out of having your personal information shared with third parties for promotional or marketing purposes 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Unless you request otherwise, the 2016 Vow to Slow Down campaign 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. The 2016 Vow to Slow Down campaign 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 email@example.com.
Your use of this Site is at your own risk and initiative and you, not us, are responsible for compliance with any applicable local and national laws. By using this Site, Services, and/or providing us with your personal information, you (i) consent to the transfers and processing of any information you provide to the Site, (ii) acknowledge that Canadian law provides a lower standard of protection for personal data than the laws of various countries including, but not limited to, the European Union and (iii) understand that this Site will deal with your Information in accordance with its Policy and Canadian law. Consequently, you hereby waive any claims that may arise under the laws and regulations that apply to you in any other country or jurisdiction.
QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS POLICY
If you have any questions about this Policy or our use of your personal information, please contact us at at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
The 2016 Vow to Slow Down campaign 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 2016