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Privacy Policy

Last updated April 11, 2022

Introduction

Democracy Now! is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website/application, as well as our donors and subscribers. Democracy Now! has established this Privacy Policy to explain what information we collect through our website/application and how it is used, as well as protections for our members’ and donors’ personal information.

Democracy Now! does not sell or rent visitor, donor or subscriber information under any circumstances, and we do not share this information except as compelled by law.

When we make changes to this Privacy Policy, we will alert you by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Privacy Policy.

Collection of Your Information

We may collect information about you in a variety of ways. The information we may collect on the website/applications includes:

Personal Data

Personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, email address, and telephone number that you voluntarily give to us when you donate, contact us or sign up for our newsletter.

Derivative Data

Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Site, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site.

Financial Data

Financial information, such as data related to your payment method (e.g. valid credit card number, card brand, expiration date) that we may collect when you donate on the Site. All financial information is stored by our payment processor, Braintree Payments, and you are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions.

Mobile Application Information

If you connect using our mobile application:

  • Mobile Device Data. We may collect device information (such as your mobile device ID, model and manufacturer), operating system, version information and IP address.
  • Push Notifications. We may request to send you push notifications regarding your account or the Application. If you wish to opt-out from receiving these types of communications, you may turn them off in your device’s settings.

Use of your information

Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a better experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about your use of the website/application to:

  • Accept donations.
  • Communicate with you about a donation.
  • Send you thank you gifts you requested with a donation.
  • Update you about our work.
  • Respond to your inquiry.
  • Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve the website/application.
  • Troubleshoot problems with the website/application.
  • Request your feedback.

Disclosure of your information

We may share information we have collected about you in certain limited situations:

By Law

We may share your information when we have a good faith belief it is required by law, such as pursuant to a subpoena or other judicial or administrative order.

Third-Party Service Providers

We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, and marketing assistance.

Tracking Technologies

Cookies

We use cookies on the website/application to help improve your experience and to better understand how visitors use our website/application. Your personal information is not collected through the use of tracking technology. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can remove or reject cookies, but be aware that such action could affect functionality.

Website Analytics

We may also partner with selected third-party vendors, such as Clicky, Google Analytics, and New Relic to allow tracking technologies on the website/application through the use of first party cookies and third-party cookies, to, among other things, analyze and track use and performance of the website/application, determine and better understand how people use our website/application. By accessing the website/application you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. You are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party vendors.

Third-Party Websites

The website/application may contain links to or interact with third-party websites and services. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties, including other sites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the website/application.

Security of Your Information

We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.

Opt-Out of Communications

If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by contacting us using the contact information provided below.

Contact Us

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Democracy Now! Productions, Inc.
PO Box 1838
New York, NY 10113
Phone: 212-431-9090
Email: Select “Privacy Policy inquiry” using our Contact Form

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