We Collect and Use Information Only as Follows:
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT
We may collect information that can identify you (“personal information”), such as your name and email address, (i) when you (or other users) provide it to us when using our website or in some other manner.
We also may collect other types of information in the following ways when you visit our website:
As with any website, our server logs automatically collect information, such as your IP address, your browser type and language, and the date and time of your visit, which helps us track users’ movements around our site and understand trends.
We may assign your computer one or more cookies which may collect information to facilitate access to our website and to personalize your online experience.
We may use standard Internet tools, such web beacons, which collect information that tracks your use of our website and enables us to customize our services and advertisements.
WHITEHOUSE.ORG is not intended to be used by children under the age of 18. In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.
If you enter a valid e-mail address into WHITEHOUSE.ORG’s newsletter subscription form, powered by MailChimp.com, an e-mail invitation will be sent to that e-mail address to confirm your desire to join our double opt-in mailing list. If you respond to that invitation in the affirmative, your e-mail address will be added to our mailing list, to which newsletters containing WHITEHOUSE.ORG updates are sent typically weekly. If you do not respond to the invitation, your e-mail address will NOT be saved. Aside from an e-mail address, no personal information is required or collected to join this list. To be permanently removed from this list, subscribers need only click the link which appears in the footer of every newsletter we send. Subscribers may also request to be manually removed by replying directly to these messages.
If you choose to contact WHITEHOUSE.ORG by use of the provided Contact Form any information you voluntarily place in the form is sent to Americatastic via unencrypted e-mail. This information is accessible only to WHITEHOUSE.ORG staff who manage this information during the course of responding to your inquiries. Names and e-mail addresses collected via this method will NOT be sold, rented, or aggregated into bulk mailing lists. The contents of these e-mails may be saved or republished (not including personally identifiable information) in accordance with WHITEHOUSE.ORG’s Terms of Service.
INFORMATION OTHERS MAY COLLECT
We may allow third-party advertising companies or ad networks to display advertisements on our websites. We do not provide any personal information to these companies. These companies may use tracking tools, such as cookies, to collect information about computers used to view or interact with their advertisements. Some of these companies may be members of the Network Advertising Initiative, which offers consumers the ability to opt out of ad targeting by all member companies.
If you post information about yourself or others, or communicate with others using our website, please note that we cannot control who reads your postings or what they do with the information you provide. We encourage you to use caution in posting personal information.
HOW WE MAY USE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We may use information to:
- Fulfill your requests for products and services
- Offer products and services that may be of interest to you
- Customize the advertising and content that you see on our website
- Facilitate use of our website
- Manage your account and your preferences
- Analyze use of and improve our website, products and services
- Identify and protect against fraudulent transactions and other misuses of our website
INFORMATION SHARING WITH THIRD PARTIES
We will not share your personal information with others except as indicated below, or except when we inform you in advance and give you the opportunity to opt out. We may share personal information with:
- Service providers, such as credit-card payment processors, performing services on our behalf;
- Other businesses with which we partner or which we carefully select to offer you products, services, and promotions through our website or offline; and
- Other third parties in limited circumstances, such as complying with legal requirements, preventing fraud, and protecting the safety of our users.
We may share aggregated, non-personal information in any of the above situations and also with advertisers and others.
You may choose:
Not to provide personal information, although that may result in your inability to obtain certain services or use certain features of our website;
To delete or decline cookies by changing your browser settings, although if you do so, some of the features or services of our website may not function properly;
To review and update your personal information by contacting us at the email address below or, if you have an online account on our website, by logging into that account.