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Privacy Policy  04/19/2024

This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed
by Friends of Ken Reed. This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect when you
use the websites, mobile sites, and other online services that link to this Privacy Policy
(collectively, the “Site”).

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify
you by revising the date at the top of the policy and, in some cases, we may provide you
with additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or sending you an
email notification). We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you
access the Site to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can
help protect your privacy.



Information You Provide To Us

We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we may collect
information when you send us an email, subscribe to receive updates, make a donation,
make a purchase, submit content, sign up to get involved, sign a petition, request
information or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we collect may
include your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, credit card
information and other information you choose to provide.

In addition, where applicable, the State of West Virginia may require us to collect certain
information from donors who donate more than $250 per election cycle, such as your
name, mailing address, occupation, and employer.

Information We Collect Automatically When You Use the Site

When you access or use our Site, we automatically collect information about you,
Log Information: We log information about your use of the Site, including the type of
browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you
visited before navigating to our Site.

Device Information: We may collect information about the computer or mobile device
you use to access our Site, including the hardware model, operating system and
version, device identifiers and mobile network information.

Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We use various
technologies to collect information, and this may include sending cookies to your
computer or mobile device. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in
device memory that helps us to improve our Site and your experience, see which areas
and features of our Site are popular and count visits. We may also collect information
using web beacons (also known as “tracking pixels” or “clear GIFs”). Web beacons are
electronic images that may be used in our Site or emails and help deliver cookies, count
visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email

has been opened and acted upon. For more information about cookies, and how to
disable them, please see “Your Choices” below.

Information We Collect From Other Sources
We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information
we collect through our Site. We may also use such information for list matching and
other purposes.


We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:
Provide, maintain and improve our Site and send you technical notices, updates,
security alerts and support and administrative messages;

Provide and deliver the information you request, process donations and transactions
and send you related information, including confirmations and receipts;

Respond to your emails, submissions, comments, questions and requests, provide
customer service, request feedback, and otherwise contact you about your use of the

Send you newsletters and otherwise provide you with information or services you
request or that we think will be of interest to you, such as sending you information to
keep you informed about various campaigns, candidates, issues, events, resources,
promotions, contests, products and services;

Help connect you with other supporters, and to solicit volunteers, donations and support
Friends of Ken Reed issues and organizations that we support;

Comply with applicable State elections laws and contact you if other information is
necessary under such laws;
Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Site;

Personalize and improve the Site and provide advertisements, content or features that
match user profiles or interests or that are based on the information you provide or the
actions you take; and

Notify and contact contest or sweepstakes entrants; and

Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.

Friends of Ken Reed is based in the United States and the information we collect is
governed by U.S. law. By accessing or using the Site or otherwise providing information
to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the U.S. and
other countries.


We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this
Privacy Policy:

With vendors, consultants and other service providers or volunteers who need access to
such information to carry out work on our behalf;

With candidates, organizations, campaigns, groups or causes that we believe have
similar political viewpoints, principles or objectives or share similar goals and with
organizations that facilitate communications and information sharing among such

To report required information to the State of West Virginia, including name, mailing
address, occupation, and name of employers of individuals whose contributions exceed
$250 in a election cycle);

When we believe in good faith that we are lawfully authorized or required to do so or
that doing so is reasonably necessary or appropriate to comply with the law or legal
processes or respond to lawful requests, claims or legal authorities, including
responding to lawful subpoenas, warrants, or court orders;

If we believe your actions are inconsistent with the spirit or language of our user
agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of Friends of Ken
Reed, its employees, volunteers, constituents or others;

In connection with, or during negotiations of, any reorganization, formation of a
successor organization, asset sale or transfer, financing or lending transaction or in any
other situation where personal information may be disclosed or transferred as one of the
assets of Friends of Ken Reed; and

With your consent or at your direction, including if we notify you through our Site that the
information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such

We may also share aggregated or anonymized information that does not directly identify

The above excludes text messaging originator opt-in data and consent; this information

will not be shared with any third parties unless required by law.

Online Petitions

If you sign an online petition, you understand that such petition is public information and
that we may make the petition, and your name, city, state, and any comments provided
in connection therewith publicly available. In addition, we may provide such petitions or
compilations thereof, including your comments, name, city, and state to national, state
or local leaders, or to the press.

Social Sharing Features

The Site may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the
Facebook “Like” button), which let you share actions you take on our Site 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 entity that
provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope
of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit
the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.

Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others

We may allow third parties to use cookies, web beacons, or other technologies and to
otherwise collect information about you in order to provide analytics, remarketing,
conversion tracking, custom audiences, measurement, and advertising services,
including serving ads on other sites based on your visits to the Site and other sites
across the Internet and across various mobile applications. These entities may collect or
receive information about your use of the Site and other websites and mobile
applications, including your IP address, browser, device information, pages viewed, time
spent on pages, links clicked and conversion information. This information may be used
by Friends of Ken Reed and others to, among other things, analyze and track data,
determine the popularity of certain content, deliver advertising and content targeted to
your interests and better understand your online activity.

For example, we may use remarketing with Google Analytics and Facebook Custom
Audiences, or other remarketing tools to advertise online. This enables third-party
vendors, including Google and Facebook, to show our ads on sites across the Internet.
Such third-party vendors, may use first-party cookies and third-party cookies together to
inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to our Site. For information on
how you can opt out of Google’s use of cookies for interest-based ads please visit
Google’s Ads Settings.

For more information about Internet-based ads, or to opt out of having your web
browsing information used for behavioral advertising purposes, please visit For information on how you can opt out of Google’s use of
cookies for interest-based ads please visit Google’s Ads Settings.



Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually
choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you
choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of
our Site.

Sms opt-in consent and data will not be shared with third parties

Promotional Communications

You may opt out of receiving text messages, updates and newsletters by following the
instructions in those emails or text messages. If you opt out, we may still send you other
types of emails, such as those about your use of the Site or any donations or

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please email us at

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