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We use this information to operate this Site, send you news and information about Maria Suarez – Independent for Division 9 activities, solicit your participation in Maria Suarez – Independent for Division 9 activities, and related uses. We use your e-mail address to send such information by e-mail, and may use your telephone number to call you or send you a text message or phone call for these purposes.
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Maria Suarez – Independent for Division 9 does not solicit and does not accept personally identifying information from any person under 16 years of age.
Visitors to this Site who are under 16 years of age should not use this Site except under the supervision and with the assistance of their parent or legal guardian, and should never submit any personally identifying information to the Site. For example, visitors under 16 years of age should not register, purchase or use services or take any actions on or through this Site.
CREDIT CARD INFORMATION; PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
When you purchase services through this Site, we collect credit card information from you. That information is used solely for processing your contribution; is not maintained by Maria Suarez – Independent for Division 9; and is never disclosed to anyone, for any other purpose other than for processing your contribution, under any circumstances.
Maria Suarez – Independent for Division 9 uses industry standard security measures to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of all of the personally identifiable information that you provide to us. Our server is located in a locked, secure environment. All supplied credit card information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment processing provider’s database.
Permission to access your personally identifiable information is granted only to you and Maria Suarez – Independent for Division 9 contractors who need to know that information to provide services to you and who are required to keep the information confidential. Although we make good faith efforts to store information collected by this Site in a secure operating environment, we cannot guarantee complete security.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SITE – PUBLIC INFORMATION
Maria Suarez – Independent for Division 9 is required to file regular reports with State and Federal agencies that publicly disclose the personal information of persons who contribute over $500 during an election cycle, along with the amount and date of the contribution.
COOKIES AND DATA TRACKING
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Some parts of this Site may be password-protected. We may use a cookie (cookies reside on your computer and are under the control of your browser) to help us remember and process items that you purchase through this Site; and/or to compile aggregate data about visitors to the Site and their interaction with the Site for the purposes of improving the operation of the Site and/or offering better Site experiences and tools in the future.
We may also use third-party services such as Google Analytics. This helps us understand traffic patterns and know if there are problems with our Site. We may also use embedded images in emails to track open rates for our mailings, so that we can tell which mailings appeal most to Maria Suarez – Independent for Division 9 supporters.
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