What information is being collected?

In an effort to grow and build our grassroots organization, we ask you to submit certain personal information, such as your name, email and zip code. We use that information to personalize your experience with our organization, and to provide you with information pertaining to online events, personal, social media, TV, or radio appearances, alerts, and other campaign related information.

When you sign up to be part of the Campaign, you will receive short SMS Text messages from Tom Ferleman. Standard message and data rates imposed by your carrier apply.

When you make a contribution to Tom Ferleman for County Council, we are required to collect certain information, including your full name, address, and employment information. Any credit card information is not stored in our databases, and is only used with your permission.

How is the information collected being used?

We use the information we collect to personalize your experience and interaction with the campaign. Some information may be used, or transmitted to third parties, to further personalize your interactions with our campaign. We do not sell your information.

What about abusive, hostile, or malicious users?

We may choose to delete or block any hostile users or posts on any of our internet platforms, this includes but is not limited to, fake accounts, internet trolls, organized political opposition and campaigns, professional political operatives, spammers, bullies, harassers, or any overly hostile or negative users that threaten others. Multiple users working in a coordinated fashion or operating as an organized political opposition may also be blocked or deleted. Current or former paid political operatives with maliciousness intent, parties conducting opposition research for malicious intent, or purposefully passing information to opposition campaigns or the news media with malicious intent may be blocked or deleted. When receiving complains about hostile users or threats, we will move swiftly to investigate and take immediate action to protect users, including legal action if necessary.

How can I control the use of my information?

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We do allow third parties to place cookies for advertising purposes on our site. These parties may collect non-personally identifiable information about your interaction with us. This Online Privacy Statement does not cover the collection methods or use of the information collected by these vendors. These vendors have their own privacy policies and may be members of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI"). To remove your self from some or all NAI member advertising programs, please visit the NAI Opt-Out Page and follow the relevant instructions. Please note that if you delete, block, or otherwise restrict cookies, or if you use a different computer or Internet browser, you may need to renew your opt-out choice.

Is my information secure?

We make every effort to protect and secure all user data and information. Any portion of our site that collects user credit card information is served over a secure socket layer (SSL), and encrypted by a signed and valid certificate. No credit card information is stored in our database.

Cookie information is used to customize your interaction with our site, and to provide you with the best possible experience. A cookie is a tiny text file that is placed on your hard drive, and does not contain any personal information about you. These text files cannot be used by us, or anyone else, to access information that you have not voluntarily provided to us.

As you browse our website, advertising cookies may be placed on your computer, so that we can understand your interests, and your interactions with our campaign. Our advertising partners may enable us to present retargeted advertising on other sites, based on your previous interactions with our site. These techniques do not collect personal information about you.

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How do I contact the Tom Ferleman for County Council campaign if I have other questions?

Feel free to email us at thomas@ferleman.com.

Will this policy change?

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy at any time. While we do not intend to make any changes to this policy, we reserve the right to do so. If any changes to this policy are made, the date that the revised or updated policy is posted to this site will appear below.

Updated February 3, 2017