Privacy Policy

Policy
 
The Missouri Democratic Party is committed to protecting your privacy online. Visitors to our web site are not required to identify themselves or provide personal information.  Event registration and contribution pages are set up on secure servers and any personal information provided in these areas is protected and not shared with any outside organization except for campaign finance reporting purposes when required by state and federal law.
 
Missouridems.org is owned and operated by the Missouri Democratic Party and identified as "Paid for by the Missouri State Committee – PO BOX 719, Jefferson City, MO 65102. This communication is not authorized by any candidate or candidate's committee."
 
Our site links to a limited number of other web sites. The Missouri Democratic Party is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of these web sites.
This privacy policy may be amended by the Missouri Democratic Party at any time without notice other than posting of such amendments on this site.
 
How do we protect your information?
Our web site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control.
 
The online contribution and event registration form use a secure IP address, credit card processing and valid security certificate. The Missouri Democratic Party protects all sensitive data, such as personal information and credit card numbers.
 
How do we use the information you provide on www.missouridems.org?
The Missouri Democratic Party respects your privacy. When you sign up to receive updates with www.missouridems.org, your email address is added to our www.missouridems.org web users database, which is kept for exclusive use by the Missouri Democratic Party.  Weekly website updates may be emailed to www.missouridems.org web users notifying them of upcoming events, current forum topics and news headlines.  Www.missouridems.org users may unsubscribe at any time to these emails while still maintaining full use of the site by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the end of each email.
 
When you make a contribution online to www.missouridems.org, we are required by federal law to collect your name, mailing address, occupation and name of employer and report this to the Federal Election Commission if your contributions exceed $200 in a calendar year. These records are available to the public. For additional information, visit the FEC website at http://www.fec.gov.
 
When you fill out one of our web surveys or opinion polls, your opinions are not linked to your email address or personal information in any way. If you voluntarily include your email address as part of a web survey you are giving the MDP permission to contact you regarding your answers to the survey.
 
Cookies:
A cookie is a tiny text file that is stored on your computer by www.missouridems.org.   We use cookies to tailor your experience on our site according to the preferences you have specified. When you visit www.missouridems.org and other Democratic Party web sites, we only access the cookie file that we have stored on your computer. We cannot and do not access any information stored in a cookie by other, non-MDP, websites. Our cookies do not contain any personal identifiable information.
 
IP Addresses and Log File Data:
We log IP addresses, which is the location of your computer or network on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We also use page hits in the aggregate to track the popularity of pages that people visit in order to improve the quality of the site. There is no personal identifiable information collected in our log files.
 
Information on Children:
Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and its accompanying FTC regulations establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13. Our site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13, and we have designed our sites to block our knowing acceptance of information from children under 13 whenever age-related information is requested.
 
Contacting Us About Privacy
If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the information we have collected from you online, the practices of this site or your interaction with this website, send email to: info@missouridems.org
 
You can also reach us via US Mail at:
 
Internet Technology Department
Missouri Democratic Party
208 Madison St
Jefferson City, Missouri  65101