Our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how Together We Elect (Together We Elect) collects and uses the personal information you provide through our Website (www.togetherweelect.org) or by other means. It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information. By accessing or using the Website, you signify that you have read this Privacy Policy, and you expressly consent to our collection, use, disclosure, storage and protection of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.  

  1. No sale of personal information.  Together We Elect will not rent or sell your personal information to third parties.
  2. Information you provide through the account creation and update process.  When you create an account on the Website or register for one of our events, we may collect basic information about you through the registration process – your name, email address, phone number, and a means to authenticate your account (for example, a password). You may also choose to provide additional information through the account creation and update process, such as the person who referred you to Together We Elect, your address, your local group, a picture as well as information to facilitate meetings, actions and donations (e.g. employer name, job title, as required by FEC rules regarding political contributions).

You can review and update the account information you provide to Together We Elect through the Website by logging into your account on the Website. We collect any additional information you choose to provide us when you update your account on the Website.

  1. Information collected, displayed and used for other Website and Program features.  As you use additional features on the Website we may collect any additional information that you provide as part of using such features in order to facilitate the operation of these features on the Website (Calendar sign ups, Action Kits etc). 
  2.   Campaign, Tactic and State Teams.  If you join a Team and you have a public profile, information about your Campaign Team may be displayed on your public profile page (for example, your email). In turn, you may be displayed as a member of the Campaign Team either in a personally identifiable or anonymous manner (depending on your profile setting). 
  3.   Donations.  Together We Elect collects information on any donations you make to Together We Elect needed to communicate with you (for example, to provide donation confirmations) via your email address, physical address or through other means of contact that you have chosen to provide to Together We Elect. Furthermore, in order to be compliant with FEC regulations, Together We Elect, as a federally regulated PAC must disclose donor information regarding name, address, email, employer and employment details to the Federal Election Commission.  This information is transferred through a third-party transaction processor (Act Blue) which stores this information, along with credit card details.  No credit card details are stored by Together We Elect or Left of Center PAC. At no time does Together We Elect collect money on behalf of political campaigns for future distribution.
  4. Integrated third party features.  If you use features on the Website that are integrated with third party websites or services (for example, Twitter and Facebook) to share information about your activity on the Website (for example if you “like” a Together We Elect page/post on Facebook or Twitter) through the third party website or service, Together We Elect will share this information with the third party website or service and additional information, if any, that you choose to provide to Together We Elect in order to use these features (for example, your username for the third party website or service). If you use interactive features on Together We Elect to indicate that you “recommend” a particular activity or other type of listing on Together We Elect, that information will be collected and may be displayed on the Website and furthermore shared on any applicable third-party websites and services to which you have authorized such information sharing.
  5. Support If you contact Together We Elect support or Action Coaching Services, we will collect the information you provide (for example, your name, email address, physical address, phone number and question/comment) in order to contact you and address your question or comment.
  6. Applications.  If you submit an application to Together We Elect (for example, to be an employee, volunteer, or field partner), we collect the information you submit (for example, name, phone number, resume, cover letter and position of interest) to assess the application and follow up with you on such submission. 
  7. Information from cookies.  Cookies are small text files created by a website that store information on your computer, such as your preferences when visiting that website. Similar to many websites, if you have enabled cookies in your browser, Together We Elect, independently and through enabled third-party tools and programs, collects certain technical information using cookies, such as the path of users to the Website, pages visited, originating IP address, browser type, browser language and the date and time of the user’s visit. This information helps Together We Elect track trends and improve areas of the Website and Program, and are common analytics used by most websites. If you have disabled cookies, the Website may not work as it is intended because Together We Elect uses cookies when you sign in to keep track of your personal session.
  8. Electronic communications.  From time to time you will receive notices and information based on your account status or activity (collectively, “Essential Communications”) from Together We Elect (for example support inquiries regarding the status of or activity in your account). By creating an account with Together We Elect on the Website, you agree that all Essential Communications from Together We Elect relating to your use of the Website may be provided or made available to you electronically by e-mail or at the Website. To access the Communications electronically, you will need to use a computer with Chrome 4.0 or above, Safari 4.0 or above, Opera 10.0 or above or Firefox internet browsers and with hardware capable of running these internet browsers.

You may withdraw your consent to receive Essential Communications electronically by contacting Together We Elect in the manner described below. However, if you withdraw your consent to receive Essential Communications electronically from Together We Elect (other than for the optional emails described in Section 9 (Optional emails) below), Together We Elect will not have the ability to permit you to access your account on the Website. The withdrawal of your consent will not affect the legal validity and enforceability of electronic Communications provided by us or any electronic Essential Communications provided by or on behalf of Together We Elect prior to the time you withdraw your consent. It is your responsibility to keep Together We Elect informed of any changes in your email address so that you continue to receive all Essential Communications without interruption. By registering on the Website, you acknowledge that you can access the electronic Communications, and you consent to having all Essential Communications provided or made available to you in electronic form.

  1. Optional emails.  By default, you will receive the following types of emails from Together We Elect, but you can choose not to receive these emails through the “unsubscribe” process available on all emails: Together We Elect news, Activity and Campaign recommendations, Volunteer Opportunities and Team messages.
  2.   Disclosure to affiliates, allies, service providers, agents and representatives.  We will disclose your personal information to third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. Together We Elect’s affiliates and service providers, agents and representatives of Together We Elect and its affiliates may be provided access to your personally identifiable information as part of, or incident to, their provision of services to Together We Elect (for example, processing donation transactions, distributing Together We Elect emails and fulfilling physical Together We Elect Card orders). All such access shall be under appropriate confidentiality agreements and limited to use to provide services to Together We Elect to perform the functions of the website.
  3.   Disclosure of non-personally identifiable data.  Together We Elect reserves the right to disclose information that does not directly identify you, for example, aggregated or anonymized data, for educational, informational or promotional purposes in furtherance of Together We Elect’s mission.
  4.   Legal disclosures.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use, you acknowledge, consent and agree that Together We Elect may disclose information in order to: (a) comply with applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request; (b) protect the rights, property and safety of Together We Elect, Users and others, including intellectual property rights; and (c) enforce or apply our agreements and policies.
  5.   Use of your information.  In addition to the uses (including display and disclosure) of your information that we have described above in this Privacy Policy, Together We Elect uses your information that Together We Elect has collected as described above in this Privacy Policy in order to facilitate activities and transactions for the operation of the Website and Program, improve User experiences on the Website and in the Program and further Together We Elect’s mission. 
  6.   Access to your information. If your personally identifiable information changes, you may correct, update, amend, delete/remove your information by making the change on the “My Account Profile” section of the Website.

You may terminate your account on the Website at any time.  This will remove all information regarding your account from our systems, except information which we are legally required to track to comply with FEC campaign finance regulations.

  1.   Links to other websites.  If you follow any links which remove you from the Website, this Privacy Policy no longer applies – i.e., the privacy policies and practices of other websites and other parties are governed by their respective terms of use and privacy policies.
  2.   Public Forums. Our Website offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us at support@togetherweelect.org.  In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
  3.   Note regarding children under 13.  The Website is intended to be used by adults. It is not intended for children, and Together We Elect does not want to collect any personal information for persons who are under the age of 13. You agree not to post nor permit others to post on your behalf, any personally identifiable information with respect to persons under the age of 13. If you believe that we have any information from a child under age 13, please contact us at support@togetherweelect.org. 
  4.   Security.  Together We Elect takes reasonable steps to maintain appropriate physical and technical security such as encrypting transmission of information using SSL and administrative security to help prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure and modification of personal information.  While we take these reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information, no system or transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
  5.   Location of data.  Together We Elect is headquartered in the USA. Your personal information may be accessed by Together We Elect, our affiliates, service providers, agents and representatives in the USA or elsewhere in the world.  By providing us with personal information, you consent to this transfer. Together We Elect will protect the privacy and security of personal information according to this Privacy Policy regardless of where the personal information is processed or stored. We do not collect or store any personal financial details such as credit card numbers or Social Security numbers.
  6.   Retention period.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Privacy Policy, Together We Elect reserves the right to retain your personal information for a period of 7 years or more as necessary to satisfy legal requirements such as recordkeeping and tax and credit reporting requirements, as well as for purposes of fraud prevention, audit and data integrity. In addition, Together We Elect reserves the right to retain, as well as to use and disclose as permitted pursuant to this Privacy Policy, your personal information for such period of time as reasonably needed by Together We Elect to facilitate activities and transactions for the operation of the Website and Program, improve User experiences on the Website and in the Program and further Together We Elect’s mission. Together We Elect reserves the right to retain information that does not directly identify you, for example, aggregated or anonymized data.
  7.   Modifications; Interpretation.  Together We Elect may update or modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. Please be sure to check this page periodically for changes. Capitalized terms used but not defined in this Privacy Policy have the meanings set forth in the Terms of Use
  8.   How to contact Together We Elect. We take privacy seriously and we value yours. For additional information, or if you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the privacy practices at Together We Elect, please submit your questions or comments directly to support@togetherweelect.org via email. You can also send questions or comments via mail to:

Together We Elect PAC

PO Box 904 

East Lyme, CT 06333-1098