Welcome to an official web site (the “Site”) of Jon Echols for State House, (“www.JonEchols.com”).
Please note the distinction between our privacy practices in connection with your visit to the Site, and our Terms of Service.
INFORMATION COLLECTED AND HOW IT IS COLLECTED
Voluntary Information: We may collect personal information you voluntarily provide to us including your name, e-mail address, postal address, phone number, mobile number and geographic location. You may provide this information when you request information, register, make a purchase or for other purposes. We may also collect demographic information such as gender, date of birth, occupation, employer name and zip code. In limited circumstances, we may collect payment information such as credit card number where needed to complete a requested service or transaction.
Automatically Generated Information: We may also collect non-personally identifiable information that is generated automatically while you are visiting the Site or elsewhere on the Internet when our advertisements are served, also known as log files. This data includes, but is not limited to, information such as IP address, web pages visited before and after visiting the Site, date and time, domain type, type of mobile device you use, your device’s unique ID, web pages you view and links you click on within the Site and interactions with our advertisements delivered by us or advertisements delivered by a third party advertising technology vendor. This type of information may be collected using different types of technologies, such as cookies and pixels. An IP address, for example, is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit our Site, we may view the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and understand from what regions of the world our Site visitors come. We also may use your non-personally identifiable information to enhance our Site.
All Site users remain anonymous unless they choose to give us their personal information.
COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES
Google Analytics collects information anonymously. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither www.JonEchols.com nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors.
Disabling Cookies: The “Help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive cookies, and how to disable cookies altogether. Note that if you reject or block cookies, it may affect your ability to enjoy the full functionality and experience of our Site.
Web Beacons: Pages of our Site [and our e-mails] may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit www.JonEchols.com, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or [opened an e-mail] and for other related web site statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain web site content and verifying system and server integrity).
INFORMATION USE AND SHARING
Use of Non-Personally Identifiable Information:
www.JonEchols.com or our service providers or agents that provide services for us may use non-personally identifiable information as part of the Services to better tailor advertisements and other content in an effort to create a more relevant experience for each person that visits the Site or elsewhere on the Internet. This non-personally identifiable information may also be used to predict responses to advertisements, to help determine which ads perform best and which content is most appropriate for different individuals, to measure and optimize the effectiveness of advertisements, and to provide aggregate reporting to our service providers or agents and for our and their internal purposes.
THIRD PARTY FEATURES
ADDITIONALLY, IN THE EVENT THAT WE OFFER A MESSAGE BOARD OR ANY OTHER INTERACTIVE OR SOCIAL-TYPE FEATURE ON A WEB SITE ADMINISTERED DIRECTLY BY US, PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THESE AREAS MAY ALLOW YOU TO PUBLICLY POST, AND SHARE WITH OTHER USERS, CERTAIN MESSAGES, CONTENT, OR OTHER INFORMATION (E.G., STORIES, PICTURES, INGREDIENTS, TIPS, ETC.). ALTHOUGH WE MAY TAKE CERTAIN PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT THOSE WHO USE THESE AREAS OF ONE OF OUR WEB SITES, WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO BE WARY OF GIVING OUT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION IN SUCH PUBLIC FORUMS. THE INFORMATION YOU POST CAN BE COLLECTED AND USED BY PEOPLE YOU DON’T KNOW. WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THE PRIVACY AND SAFETY OF THESE AREAS AND ARE THEREFORE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INFORMATION YOU CHOOSE TO POST. YOUR USE OF THESE FEATURES IS FULLY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Submitting your e-mail: Submitting your address anywhere on the Site may result in your e-mail address being added to the www.JonEchols.com e-mail list. You may unsubscribe to www.JonEchols.com e-mails at any time by opting out of e-mail subscriptions with the “unsubscribe” link included in each e-mail. Your e-mail address will be removed from our marketing list. Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request, as some promotions may already be in process.
We employ and maintain technology and security measures designed to protect your personal information. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or receive from us.
When you make a contribution to www.JonEchols.com, state law requires us to make our best efforts to obtain the following information: name, mailing address, employer, occupation, and amount of contribution. State law also requires us to report this information to the Ethics Commission if an individual’s contributions aggregate in excess of $50. Any credit card information provided is only used to immediately process your donation. All contributions made to the Site are considered final unless the donation is not in compliance with state or federal campaign finance law or regulations. All purchases from the online store are considered contributions to www.JonEchols.com.
VISITING OUR SITE FROM OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES