A. How We Use Information You Provide
We collect a variety of personal information, such as a name, address, telephone number, credit card information, bank account information, email address and/or IM address, or other information about those who register or volunteer on our site, make contributions through our site or use other functions or features on the site. We may obtain information about you from outside sources and add it to or combine it with the information we collect through this site. We use this information to operate this site, support the Council for a Livable World campaign, send you news and information about Council for a Livable World, and to credit those who are organizing support for Council for a Livable World. We will not sell this information to any third party, under any circumstances. We work closely with candidates, parties and allied like-minded organizations and may disclose selected user information to other campaigns or organizations for their use in campaign activities and other purposes.
We are sometimes required to disclose information regarding our contributions to comply with campaign finance laws. For example, under Federal Election law, we are required to make periodic filings that provide the Federal Election Commission with information on each contributor: name, address, amount of contribution, date of contribution, employer, and occupation. For more information on the FEC, visit their website. To make a contribution online, we also ask for your credit card number and its expiration date.
"Send to a Friend" Feature www.clw.org makes it easy for you to spread the word about Council for a Livable World with its "Send to a Friend" feature. When you use "Send to a Friend", we may store email addresses or any information about the people you contact.
The www.clw.org Blog
We may provide a blog on which you can post comments and messages for others to read. We may collect technical information about your post, such as the IP address from which you posted, and associate this information with your messages. Even if messages are deleted, we may retain copies and attendant information indefinitely. When you post messages to the blog, certain registration information, such as your email address, may be available to the public. Also note that any personal information you include in the body of your message will be available to the public.
We believe every precaution must be taken to protect children online. In accordance with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we do not ask children under 18 for any information, nor do we knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18.
B. How We Protect Information You Provide
www.clw.org uses industry standard security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information under our control. Our server is located in a locked, secure environment, with a guard posted 24 hours a day. For legal and accounting purposes, contribution records and other user information may remain in our database indefinitely. Permission to access your information is granted only to you and persons who need to know that information to provide services to you. Although we make good faith efforts to store information collected by www.clw.org in a secure operating environment, we cannot guarantee complete security.
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Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when we have a good-faith belief release is appropriate to comply with the law (e.g., a lawful subpoena), to protect our rights or property, or to protect our donors and supporters from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful conduct, or if we reasonably believe that an emergency involving immediate danger of death or serious physical injury to any person requires disclosure of communications or justifies disclosure of records without delay.
C. How We Personalize www.clw.org For You
Server Log Files www.clw.org logs standard technical information, such as your IP address and the kind of browser you use. We log this information for troubleshooting purposes and to track which pages people visit in order to improve the site. We do not use log files to track a particular individual's use of www.clw.org.
D. How to Unsubscribe, Opt Out, Or Correct Your Information
If you want to unsubscribe from mailing lists or opt out, review, update, or correct your information, you can do so at any time quickly and easily by logging on to www.clw.org, or by contacting us through any of the following methods:
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F. How To Contact Us
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Last Revised: 19 September 2006