what personal information we collect, how we collect it and how we use it
Our Services allow visitors and members to learn about and interact with the CivXNow Project. The CivXNow Project collects personal information about you such as your name, email address, and state of residence only if you voluntarily submit it to us. We automatically collect other information relating to your visit to our Website, such as your IP address, the server into which your computer is logged on, your browser type, operating system, browser language, and service provider (collectively, “automatically collected information”). We may store and use information that you provide or that we automatically collect to keep you updated about our work, analyze usage of the Website, improve our content, layout, and services, to comply with law, for litigation purposes, for archival and back-up purposes, and for purposes consistent with our mission. We may also use automatically collected information to improve our marketing and promotional efforts.
If you receive communications from us, it is because we believe you may be interested in the events and activities of the CivXNow Project If you prefer not to receive promotional e-mail messages or other communications from us, please reply to the e-mail message with “remove” in the subject line or write to us at CivXNow@iCivics.org asking to have your email address removed from our mailing list.
disclosure of your information to third parties
The CivXNow Project does not sell your information to third parties. We reserve the right to employ companies to assist us with functions such as sending postal mail and e-mail, modeling our data, and to perform various administrative tasks. These companies may have access to personal information about you, but only to the extent needed to perform their functions. In case the CivXNow Project or one of our affiliates is acquired, we may transfer personal information to the successor. Please be advised that we may disclose personal information about you to the government or to third parties pursuant to law enforcement inquiries, court orders, subpoenas and similar requests, or when we otherwise believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary or appropriate in connection with any activity that violates the law or may expose us to liability.
accessing, editing, and deleting your personal information
If you would like to request deletion of your account, please email us at CivXNow@iCivics.org.
The CivXNow Project regularly assesses and adjusts the safeguards it uses to protect your information. You should be aware, however, that “perfect security” does not exist; third parties may unlawfully intercept or access the Website, our systems or transmissions or private communications and the CivXNow Project makes no representation, warranty or guarantee that our Services are protected from viruses, breaches, attacks, security threats or other vulnerabilities (collectively, “Incidents”) or that your information will always be secure. You hereby acknowledge that we are not responsible for any Incidents, and you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to any Incident.
NOTE TO PARENTS AND CHILDREN
The CivXNow Project welcomes children to learn more about our organization and about the educational issues presented on our Website, and we are particularly respectful of the privacy of our young users. We encourage parents to monitor their children’s use of the Internet and to help us protect their privacy by instructing them never to provide personal information on this Website or any of our Services without permission. We do not attempt to extract unnecessary information from our users, regardless of age. Parents and guardians are encouraged to monitor the personal information their children provide on the Website.
If you have questions about our collection, use or disclosure of personal information, you may write to us at CivXNow@iCivics.org or at the address below.
iCivics, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit located at 1035 Cambridge Street, Suite 21B, Cambridge, MA 02141.