What Information Do We Collect?
For certain functions on our website and app, you may need to provide us with your first and last name, email, or other information.
Personal Information You Choose to Provide
When you use the website or app to participate in activist activity, such as sending letters to legislators, you will provide us information about yourself such as your name, address, phone number, and email address. This information may be used to contact you about similar activity in the future.
When you make a donation through our website or app you may be required to give personal information such as your name, address, email address, phone number, and your IBEW member number.
News/ Updates Information.
If you opt to receive news and updates from our website or app, you will have to provide an email address that we will retain.
Additional Email Information.
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses.
Website and App Use Information
Similar to other commercial websites and apps, our website and app utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” (see explanation below, “What Are Cookies?”) and web server logs to collect information about how our website is used. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our website or app, and the websites visited just before and just after our website or app.
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of making sure you receive the appropriate information through the website or app. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes and new content added to the website or app.
What Are Cookies?
How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies and Similar Technology?
Notice of New Services and Changes
Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our website or app, new services, and new content we think you will find valuable. You will be given the opportunity to notify us of your desire not to receive these offers.
How Do We Protect Your Information?
We implement commercially reasonable security measures to help protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. We restrict access to personal data to certain companies who need the data to operate, develop, or improve our services. These individuals or partner organizations are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.
How Do We Secure Information Transmissions?
Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. Data security measures include making website users’ profiles private and requiring secure logins to access certain areas of website/app.
How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?
You may request access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect and maintain in our database.
We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law or comply with legal process served on us or affiliated parties; (b) protect and defend our rights and property, our website/app, the users of our website/app, and/or our affiliated parties; (c) act under circumstances to protect the safety of users of our website, us, or third parties.
What About Other Websites Linked to Our Website/App?
We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites or apps linked to or from our website nor the information or content contained therein. Often links to other websites/apps are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of our website/app.