Privacy & Security Policy
For your convenience, below are links to our most frequently asked questions concerning your privacy:
What information is being collected at www.IAPC.org?
In our effort to grow our grassroots community online, www.IAPC.org may at times ask you to submit information - such as your name, address, phone number and email address. This data is collected to provide you with information you want in a timely manner, such as online events, personal appearances, TV appearances, talking points, activist alerts and other related information. Information such as your personal preferences, related groups, responses to poll questions and other information may be collected to help enhance your user experience.
How we use log files to better serve you: We use log files to assess the aggregate level of traffic to www.IAPC.org including what pages people are visiting, and to diagnose any potential problems with the www.IAPC.org. This log file does contain an "Internet Protocol" or IP address that gives us insight on the general geographic area that visitors are coming from but not information on a specific individual. All users remain anonymous unless they choose to give us personally identifiable information, or log in to the website using a username and password or through a cookie stored on the user computer.
Information collected when you donate: When you make a contribution to the International Association of Political Consultants, we capture the following information as required by law: name, mailing address, and amount of contribution. Any credit card information provided is only used to immediately process your donation. The International Association of Political Consultants does not retain your credit card information once the donation is processed online. The International Association of Political Consultants may also choose to publicly disclose donors online or in other methods.
We ask that children under thirteen do not submit their information: In accordance with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) www.IAPC.org will never knowingly collect personal identifiable information from persons thirteen years old or younger.
How is the information collected at www.IAPC.org used?
We personalize the website and email communications. When you offer your personal information and/or choose to participate in our online efforts we use your information to personalize and customize webpages and emails from www.IAPC.org to you. We may also use the information to credit individuals for their actions in support of the International Association of Political Consultants. Actions taken on www.IAPC.org may earn points, associated with an individual's information. Those points are used to determine awards that may be given in appreciation of user support.
www.IAPC.org may list information about donors, volunteers, and selected supporters to encourage and reward participation in fundraising, volunteer and other initiatives.
We will not sell your personal information. The International Association of Political Consultants, will not sell your information to third parties or any commercial entities. We may contact you on behalf of other endorsed persons or organizations. We may share information -- that you voluntarily provide us -- with like-minded organizations. the International Association of Political Consultants may provide your email address or other personal information to authorized third parties required to deliver a particular service. These third parties may not use said information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for the International Association of Political Consultants
Are my personal and credit card information secured?
Protecting information you provide via www.IAPC.org. The International Association of Political Consultants makes every effort to protect your information. www.IAPC.org uses a secure socket layer (SSL) - with the highest level of encryption commercially available - on pages where Web site visitors register or make a secure online donation using their credit card.
Strict security measures are in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of any and all information pertaining to www.IAPC.org. In addition, www.IAPC.org is run on servers located in a secure server room and locked in a rack. Staff is onsite 24 hours a day, monitoring equipment and services.
www.IAPC.org uses a secured/encrypted server for online credit card donations. the International Association of Political Consultants has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to prevent unauthorized access.
www.IAPC.org links to other sites: Our site may contain links to other websites and servers. The International Association of Political Consultants does not bear responsibility for privacy polices nor content on linked Web sites. Because the International Association of Political Consultants has no control over websites to which we provide links, you agree and acknowledge that the International Association of Political Consultants is not responsible for the availability of resources or external sites and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content provided therein.
Accordingly, you also agree and acknowledge that the International Association of Political Consultants will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance of any such content, services on or through any such site or resource or goods. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on each Web site you visit.
www.IAPC.org provides links to original articles written and maintained by third parties. These links are provided as a convenience and do not imply a claim of ownership in that content.
Can I opt out of emailings?
How to unsubscribe from our email list: All signups for email communications and other features of our Web site are voluntary. We give you the opportunity to opt-in and we give you the power to opt-out of email communications. Should you wish to opt-out, an unsubscribe link is included in every e-mail. If your link is not working properly, or you wish to communicate your desire to opt-out directly to us:
Email Mari Rusch at firstname.lastname@example.org and write “IAPC Unsubscribe” in the subject.
How do I contact the International Association of Political Consultants?
Contact information for the International Association of Political Consultants: If you have any questions, comments or concerns please contact us using the contact information provided below.
Mari Rusch email@example.com