DSPolitical, LLC (“we”, “us”, or “our”) is committed to respecting your privacy rights. Our voter targeted digital ad network and ad targeting technology delivers voter targeted digital ads online and on mobile devices for Democratic and progressive candidates and causes (our “Service”).
DSPolitical, LLC, owner and operator of the Website and the Service, is a limited liability company formed under the laws of the District of Columbia, United States.
Where we collect or receive Personal Information about you directly from you, we will explain the purposes for which we collect and use such Personal Information, the types of third parties to which we disclose that information, and the choices and means, if any, we offer you for limiting the use and disclosure of Personal Information about you. This explanation will be provided as soon as practicable and, in any event, before we disclose your Personal Information or use such information for a purpose materially different than that for which it was originally collected or processed.
Where we collect or receive Personal Information about you from our Customers, which occurs when we are acting as a provider of services to our Customers, we do so as a processor of Personal Information on behalf of our Customers. We will use such information in accordance with the notices provided by our Customers and in accordance with the choices you made with respect to such Personal Information, as communicated to us by our Customers.
Collection of Personal Information
Information You Voluntarily Provide Us: When you visit our Website or use our Service, we may collect certain types of information that you submit voluntarily. You will need a username and password from us in order to access the protected areas of the Website, including the Service. We require some limited information to create an account for you, including your user name, password, email address, mailing address and telephone number. In addition, if you are accessing the Website or our Service on behalf of a Customer, you may provide certain information, for example, the Customer’s name, email address, and password. We also collect certain information from you in order to process transactions on our Service, including credit card numbers and associated billing information. We refer to this information as “Billing Information”. Our legal basis for processing this information is your consent.
Automatically-Collected Information: Whether you are a Visitor visiting our Website or acting on behalf of a Customer visiting our Website, we automatically collect certain information that your browser sends when visiting websites in general. This information, often referred to as “Log File Information”, may include the URLs you visited; your IP address; date and time when visiting our Website and time spent on pages visited; and information about your browser and platform. In addition, when you use the protected areas of the Website, certain Log File Information about your use is automatically recorded and retained, such as account activity (e.g. number of log-ins), and data displayed or clicked on (e.g. user interface elements, links). This information may also include Cookies, web bugs, device information, and navigational data like Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), which we may use to gather information regarding the date and time of your visit, as well as your geo-location (from your IP address). “Cookies” are small pieces of information that a website sends to your browser. Session Cookies do not track where you have been on the internet and do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes. Session Cookies are only stored for the duration of your visit to the Website and are deleted from your device when you close your browser. Persistent Cookies are saved on your device for a fixed period of time after you close your browser and are activated each time you visit our Website. Persistent Cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser help file directions. If you choose to disable persistent Cookies, you may experience session errors and may need to log-in again each time you use the Service. Our legal basis for processing this information is your consent and our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our Website and Service.
Use of Information We Collect
We use the information we collect to respond to your requests, resolve problems, maintain your account and provide our Services to our Customers including to measure or understand the effectiveness of our Services, provide our Website to you, improve our offerings and to create new services, and market our products or services and those of our affiliates, partners and third parties to you.
We may also send you certain Service and administrative notices, which are not subject to opt out.
We use Billing Information only for purposes of authentication and to process transactions on the Service. We may also use information collected above to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations, policies and procedures, and for internal administrative purposes.
Aggregated / Anonymous information. We may use information that is in aggregate / anonymous form to create compilations of aggregated data and/or statistics and reports, and any other uses without restriction. This includes reporting information to Customers of the Service in order to give Customers information in order to evaluate the value of the Service to their needs, as well as to market and improve the Service. We also use aggregate / anonymous data to analyze Website usage and customize the Website’s content, layout and services. These uses improve the Website and the Service and better tailor them to meet your needs, so as to provide you with an efficient and customized experience while using the Website and the Service. Information that is in “aggregate / anonymous” form refers to non-identified information or information that is reported in the aggregate (provided that such aggregated information is not identifiable to a natural person), and does not include information as to which identifying characteristics have been removed without means reasonably likely to be used by any person to re-identify the natural person directly or indirectly.
(Disclosing Personal Information to Third Parties)
We will offer you the opportunity to choose whether your Personal Information is to be used for a purpose materially different from the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by you.
Aggregated / Anonymous information. In addition, we may use information that is in aggregate / anonymous form to create compilations of aggregated data and/or statistics and reports, and any other uses without restriction. This includes reporting information to Customers of the Service in order to give Customers information in order to evaluate the value of the Service to their needs, as well as to market and improve the Service. We also use aggregate / anonymous data to analyze Website usage and customize the Website’s content, layout and services. These uses improve the Website and the Service and better tailor them to meet your needs, so as to provide you with an efficient and customized experience while using the Website and the Service.
Opting Out of Marketing Communications
If you receive marketing or promotional emails from us, you may unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions contained within the email or by sending an email to the address provided in the “Contact Us” section.
ACCOUNTABILITY FOR ONWARD TRANSFER
We use model contractual clauses and other mechanisms approved by the European Union and Switzerland, respectively, for transfers of Personal Information from the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and Switzerland.
DATA INTEGRITY AND PURPOSE LIMITATION
We endeavor to use Personal Information only in ways that are compatible with the purposes for which it was collected or subsequently authorized by the Individual. We will take reasonable steps designed to ensure that only Personal Information that is relevant to its intended use, accurate, complete, current, and otherwise reliable in relation to the purposes for which the information was obtained is used by us for as long as we retain possession of such information. Our personnel have a responsibility to assist us in maintaining accurate, complete and current Personal Information. When acting as a provider of services to our Customers, we endeavor only to process Personal Information that is relevant to our Service, and for purposes compatible with those for which the Personal Information was collected; wherever possible, such Personal Information is non-identified.
ACCESSING AND CONTROLLING YOUR INFORMATION
(For Audience Members) When acting as a provider of services to our Customers, we have no direct relationship with Audience Members, and any such individuals who seek access, or who seek to correct, amend, or delete their inaccurate Personal Information should direct their inquiries to the relevant Customer which has transferred such Personal Information to us for processing. We will assist our Customers in fulfilling their obligations under applicable law to respond to such requests by individuals to correct or update their Personal Information.
Please note that while any amendments, corrections or deletions will be reflected in active user databases (as updated with a reasonable period of time), we may retain all Personal Information for backups, archiving, prevention of fraud and abuse, analytics, and satisfaction of other legal obligations we reasonably believe applicable.
We may retain your Personal Information to comply with laws, prevent fraud, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our contracts, and take other actions otherwise permitted by law.
RECOURSE, ENFORCEMENT AND LIABILITY
We encourage you to raise questions about our processing or disclosure of your Personal Information by contacting us, as set forth in the “Contact Us” section below.
USE OF THIRD PARTY COOKIES
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. Taking into account the risks involved in the processing and the nature of the information we process, We maintain appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect information in our possession against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, unauthorized alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, misuse, and any other unlawful form of processing. This includes, for example, firewalls, password protection, encryption and other access and authentication controls.
However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or store on the Service, and you do so at your own risk. We also cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If you believe your information has been compromised, please contact us as set forth in the “Contact Us” section below.
We have a security incident response program designed to promptly respond to and escalate any potential privacy or security incident. If we learn of a security incident, we will inform you and the authorities of the occurrence of the breach in accordance with applicable law.
CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT COMPLIANCE
In compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our Website and the Service are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
If, for whatever reason, you have any questions, comments, complaints or compliments about the privacy of the Service or this Website, please contact our email support. Please also use this email address if you believe you have received a marketing communication from us that you feel makes use of your information in an unauthorized or unwelcome way. Please contact us using the information below: