Privacy Policy

Effective Date:  September 1, 2018
Your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy applies to visitors  to this website.  You may visit and/or use our Website only if you fully agree to this Privacy Policy and the Website   
Terms and Conditions of Use.  By accessing and/or using this website, you signify and affirm  your informed consent to this Privacy Policy, including the collection  and processing of personal information as set out in this policy.
We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.
Information Collection And Storage
We collect a variety of information from visitors  to thisWebsite.  As described below, some information is automatically  collected when you visit our Website, and some you provide us when communicating with us.  We may  also acquire information from third parties.
Information Collected Automatically
Whenever you visit our Website, we automatically collect some  information about your transactions with us and your use of our Website  as well as your views, and internet activities, related to our email  marketing campaigns.  For example, we may automatically collect  information that your browser sends us whenever you visit our Website,  including your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, the type of  operating system and web browser you use and related information.  We  may also automatically track certain information about your activities  on our Website such as the pages you visit, the time and date of your  visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.  This  automatically collected data is used to help us customize your  experience on our Website and improve our service to you.
Information You Provide Us
While providing your information on our Website, creating or managing  your account, or contacting us, we may ask you to provide us with  personal information. For example, subscribing to our email list, we collect the information that you provide to us such as your  your email address.  If you  contact us directly via phone or email, you may also provide us with  personal information that we collect.
Information about Your Transactions with Us
When you make any payment or donation through this Website, we collect all of your payment and  service information, such as the date, type, amount and category of any  payment.  Additionally, when you provide any financial or credit card  payment information, we collect, temporarily, only relevant data for  processing payment.  The payment data collected is translated into  anonymized and coded data for processing.  We will also collect any information you provide about yourself that may be necessary for campaign donation disclosure reporting.
Additional Information We Collect 
From time to time, we may acquire additional information about our visitors from third parties, such as social sharing applications.  We may  incorporate this additional information with the existing information  we collect about our visitors.
Where we Process and Store Data
This web service stores data in the United States and in other  locations for back-up and recovery purposes.  If you live outside of the  United States, you understand and agree that we may transfer your  information, including personal information, to the United States.  Our  Website is subject to U.S. laws, which may not afford the same level of  protection as those in your country.
How We Use The Information About You
We use the information we obtain from or concerning you or your  computer or device to provide information to you, process payments,  personalize and tailor your  experience on the Website, operate our campaign, and understand how  users are engaging with us.  We also will use any information collected  in compliance with any applicable law, regulation or legal request where  such can include exchanging information with other companies and  organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
This Website relies on third party vendors and service providers to  provide support and assistance for its products, services and financial  or other operations (“Service Provider(s)”), and we may disclose your  information (including personal information) to these Service Providers  to the extent necessary to support our services or operations.
What About "Cookies?"
A "cookie" is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive,  containing information about the user.  We may use cookies on our  Website, but none of them contain any personally identifiable  information.  Cookies can help us provide information which is targeted  to your interests. Cookies are stored on your hard drive, not on our  Website. Most cookies are "session cookies," meaning that they are  automatically deleted at the end of a session.  We may also use “web  beacons” or “pixel tags” to compile tracking information related to our  email marketing.  
You may choose not to accept cookies by setting Your browser to  refuse all cookies or to notify you each time a cookie is set.  If You  choose to refuse cookies, however, You may not be able to use all  features of Our site.
A Note To Parents and Children 13 and Younger
We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of  children.  We support and comply with the Children's Online Privacy  Protection Act ("COPPA") and other laws.  Our Website is not intended  for children under the age of 18.  We ask that those 18 years of age or  less, not use the Website.  No personally identifiable information is  purposefully or knowingly collected from children under the age of 18 by  us without parental consent.  We expect all information provided by  online users to be truthful and correct regarding age and other  information provided.
Social Media Sharing
The Website may offer social sharing features or other integrated  tools, which let you share actions you take via the Website with other  media, and vice versa.  The use of such features enables the sharing of  information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings  you establish with the third party that provides the social sharing  feature.  The fact that we link to or provide integrated tools for  sharing with social media sites is not an endorsement, authorization or  representation of our affiliation with that social media site, nor is it  an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or  practices.  The collection or processing of your information as a result  of any social sharing is governed by the agreements and privacy  policies of such other social platform, not us, and you should review  and approve your information, rights and preferences with such other  platform(s).
How You May Review Or Request Changes To Your Information
We will take reasonable steps to ensure that all information that we  collect is maintained by us in the same form as submitted to us, so that  it is accurate, complete, current and reliable for its intended  purposes, which may include client relations, compliance and legal  considerations, auditing, security and fraud prevention, and preserving  or defending our rights. You may request a copy of all information that  we control, and send updates, corrections and requests to remove your  personal information to,  and we will make reasonable efforts to incorporate the changes to your  information that we hold as soon as practicable.  You may cancel or  modify any communications that you have elected to receive, such as  e-mails, newsletters, etc., by following the unsubscribe instructions  contained within the applicable communication medium.  We will retain  your personal information only for as long as it is necessary for the  purposes identified in this Privacy Policy.
About the Privacy Policy And How We Will Notify You Of Any Material Changes In The Privacy Policy
Our Privacy Policy may be accessed on the home page of the Website.   We reserve the right to modify the Privacy Policy at any time.  If we  make material changes to the Privacy Policy, we will notify you by means  of a notice posted on the home page of the Website.
Shine The Light
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the "Shine The  Light" law, permits our users who are California residents to request  and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, information about  their personally identifiable information (if any) that we disclosed to  third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar  year, if at all.  If applicable, this information would include a list  of the categories of personal information that was shared and the names  and addresses of all third parties with which we shared such information  in the immediately preceding calendar year.  If you are a California  resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your  request in writing to:
Friends of Scott Schoeffel for City Council 2018, P.O. Box 384, Dana Point, California 92629
Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the  "Shine the Light" requirements and only information on covered sharing  will be included in our response.  Also note that under California law,  businesses are only required to respond to a consumer request once  during any calendar year.
Data Protection Laws
Our Services are intended for use by individuals located in the  United States.  If You are a user located outside of the United States,  you understand and consent to having any information processed in the  United States.  United States data protection and other relevant laws  may not be the same as those in your jurisdiction.  This includes the  use of cookies and other tracking technologies as described above.  As a  result, please read this Privacy Policy with care.
How To Contact Us For Information
If we need to contact you, We will do so by any available method,  including by e-mail sent to the e-mail address provided by you.  You  must notify us if You change Your e-mail address or other contact  information.
If You wish to contact Us for any further information, please send an e-mail to