PRIVACY POLICY

Last updated May 1, 2022

 
 
 

This privacy notice for Utah Alliance Coalition (doing business as UAC) ("UAC," "we," "us," or "our"), describes how and why we might "process" (i.e. collect, store, use, and/or share) your information when you use our services ("Services"). When you interact with UAC, we may collect your Personal Information in order to better provide you with products and services offered by UAC; this may include personally identifiable information.

 

The UAC website, wwwutahalliancecoalition.org, is a nonprofit educational and community-building site dedicated to promoting equity, sustainability, and democracy. By using the UAC website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Protecting your private information is our priority.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services.

 

UAC collects and uses your personal information to operate and deliver the services you have requested. UAC may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from UAC and its affiliates, such as Indivisible.​​
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SUMMARY OF KEY POINTS

This summary provides key points from our privacy notice, but you can find out more details about any of these topics by using our table of contents below to find the section you are looking for.

 

What personal information do we process?

When you visit, use, or navigate our Services, we may process personal information depending on how you interact with UAC and the Services, the choices you make, and the products and features you use. 

 

Do we process any sensitive personal information?

We may process sensitive personal information when necessary with your consent or as otherwise permitted by applicable law.

 

Do you receive any information from third parties?

We receive information from Indivisible.

 

How do you process my information?

We process your information to provide, improve, and administer our Services, communicate with you, for security and fraud prevention, and to comply with law. We may also process your information for other purposes with your consent. We process your information only when we have a valid legal reason to do so.

 

In what situations and with which parties do we share personal information?

We may share information with partner groups for the purpose of administering services and coordinating events but we do not and will never show, loan, or sell our user information with any other third party including but not limited to political candidates, political parties, or businesses. We are an Indivisible organization and do enter our contacts into the Indivisible EveryAction database; as such, all information collected by us is subject to the Indivisible Privacy Policy.

 

How do we keep your information safe?

We have organizational and technical processes and procedures in place (through our web provider, Wix) to protect your personal information.

UAC secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. UAC uses the following methods for this purpose: When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure; we cannot promise or guarantee that hackers, cybercriminals, or other unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security and improperly collect, access, steal, or modify your information. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: a.) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control, and b.) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

 

What are your rights?

Please click here to learn about your online privacy rights as a citizen of Utah. Your privacy and personal security are important to us.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

  2. HOW DO WE PROCESS YOUR INFORMATION?

  3. UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

  4. DO WE USE COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES?

  5. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?

  6. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?

  7. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?

  8. DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?

  9. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS NOTICE?

  10. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS NOTICE?

  11. HOW CAN YOU REVIEW, UPDATE, OR DELETE THE DATA WE COLLECT FROM YOU?

1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

We collect personal information that you provide to us.

Important note about chilren under the age of thirteen: UAC does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

 

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you register on the Services, express an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and Services, when you participate in activities on the Services, or otherwise when you contact us. Examples of interactions that may result in our collection of Personally Identifiable data include when you:

  • visit any of the pages on our website at www.utahalliancecoalition.org 

  • become a partner

  • sign up for a membership

  • sign up for a subscription

  • make a donation

  • participate in trainings

  • respond to an event RSVP

  • enter a prize drawing

  • sign up for a special offer

  • submit a blog entry

  • submit a headline

  • participate in forums

The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Services, the choices you make, and the products and features you use. The personal information we collect may include the following:

  • names

  • phone numbers

  • email addresses

  • mailing addresses

  • contact preferences

  • contact or authentication data

  • sensitive Information

 

When necessary, with your consent or as otherwise permitted by applicable law, we process the folwing categories of sensitive information.

  • ​information revealing political opinion

  • personal pronouns

Automatic Information Collection

Some information—such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and/or browser and device characteristics—is collected automatically when you visit our Site or use our Services.

 

We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use, or navigate the UAC Site or Services. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Services, and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Services, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.

 

Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies​. The information we collect includes: Log and Usage Data. Log and usage data is service-related, diagnostic, usage, and performance information our servers automatically collect when you access or use our Services and which we record in log files. Depending on how you interact with us, this log data may include your IP address, device information, browser type, and settings and information about your activity in the Services (such as the date/time stamps associated with your usage, pages and files viewed, searches, and other actions you take such as which features you use), device event information (such as system activity, error reports (sometimes called "crash dumps"), and hardware settings).

2. HOW DO WE PROCESS YOUR INFORMATION?

We process your information to provide, improve, and administer our Services, communicate with you, for security and fraud prevention, and to comply with law. We may also process your information for other purposes with your consent.

 

We process your personal information for a variety of reasons, depending on how you interact with our Services, including:

  • To facilitate account creation and authentication and otherwise manage user accounts. We may process your information so you can create and log in to your account, as well as keep your account in working order.

  • To deliver and facilitate delivery of services to the user. We may process your information to provide you with the requested service.

  • To respond to user inquiries/offer support to users. We may process your information to respond to your inquiries and solve any potential issues you might have with the requested service.

  • To send administrative information to you. We may process your information to send you details about our products and services, changes to our terms and policies, and other similar information.

  • To fulfill and manage your orders. We may process your information to fulfill and manage your orders, payments, returns, and exchanges made through the Services.

  • To enable user-to-user communications. We may process your information if you choose to use any of our offerings that allow for communication with another user.

  • To request feedback. We may process your information when necessary to request feedback and to contact you about your use of our Services.

  • To send you marketing and promotional communications. We may process the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes, if this is in accordance with your marketing preferences. You can opt out of our marketing emails at any time.

  • To deliver targeted advertising to you. We may process your information to develop and display personalized content and advertising tailored to your interests, location, and more.

  • To administer prize draws and competitions. We may process your information to administer prize draws and competitions.

  • To evaluate and improve our Services, products, marketing, and your experience. We may process your information when we believe it is necessary to identify usage trends, determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, and to evaluate and improve our Services, products, marketing, and your experience.

  • To identify usage trends. We may process information about how you use our Services to better understand how they are being used so we can improve them.

  • To determine the effectiveness of our marketing and promotional campaigns. We may process your information to better understand how to provide marketing and promotional campaigns that are most relevant to you.

  • To comply with our legal obligations. We may process your information to comply with our legal obligations, respond to legal requests, and exercise, establish, or defend our legal rights.

3. UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We may share information in specific situations described in this section and/or with the following third parties. As an Idivisible group, we share your information with Indivisible.

To Third Parties

UAC does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

 

Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

 

UAC may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to UAC, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

 

UAC may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on UAC or the site;

  • (b) protect and defend the rights or property of UAC; and/or

  • (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of UAC, or the public.

To Other Users

When you share personal information (for example, by posting comments, contributions, or other content to the Services) or otherwise interact with public areas of the Services, such personal information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly made available outside the Services in perpetuity.

 

Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of your activity, communicate with you within our Services, and view your profile.

 

Important note on the use of public spaces accessible through the UAC website: keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through UAC's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

4. DO WE USE COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES?

We may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect and store your information.

 

We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies (like web beacons and pixels) to access or store information. Specific information about how we use such technologies and how you can refuse certain cookies is set out in our Cookie Notice.

 

Tracking User Behavior: UAC may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within UAC, in order to determine what UAC services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within UAC to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Automatically Collected Information: Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by UAC. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the UAC website.

5. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?

We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy notice unless otherwise required by law.

 

We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy notice, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting, or other legal requirements). No purpose in this notice will require us keeping your personal information for longer than the period of time in which users have an account with us.

 

When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize such information, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.

Right to Deletion

Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:

  • Delete your personal information from our records

  • Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records

Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:

  • Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us;

  • Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity;

  • Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;

  • Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law;

  • Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;

  • Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent;

  • Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us;

  • Comply with an existing legal obligation; or

  • Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information.

6. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?

We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.

 

We have implemented appropriate and reasonable technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process.

However, despite our safeguards and efforts to secure your information, no electronic transmission over the Internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot promise or guarantee that hackers, cybercriminals, or other unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security and improperly collect, access, steal, or modify your information.

 

Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our Services is at your own risk. You should only access the Services within a secure environment.

7. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?

You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.

 

This website is intended for users in the US state of Utah; however, we acknowledge that non-US users may find themselves here—welcome!

 

Withdrawing your consent: you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us by using the contact details provided in the section "HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS NOTICE?" below.

 

However, please note that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal, nor when applicable law allows, will it affect the processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.

 

Opting out of marketing and promotional communications:

You can unsubscribe from our marketing and promotional communications at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send, replying “STOP” or “UNSUBSCRIBE” to the SMS messages that we send, or by contacting us using the details provided in the section "HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS NOTICE?" below. You will then be removed from the marketing lists.

However, we may still communicate with you — for example, to send you service-related messages that are necessary for the administration and use of your account, to respond to service requests, or for other non-marketing purposes.

 

Account Information:

If you would at any time like to review or change the information in your account or terminate your account, you can log in to your account settings and update your user account.

 

Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases.

 

However, we may retain some information in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our legal terms and/or comply with applicable legal requirements.

 

Cookies and similar technologies

Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Services.

8. DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?

Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information. We are committed to preserving the privacy and safety of our community members, wherever they reside.

 

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 and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal 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 us using the contact information provided below.

 

If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with Services, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Services. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Services, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from all our systems (e.g., backups, etc.).

9. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS NOTICE?

UAC reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time to stay compliant with relevant laws. The most recent revision date will appear at the top of this Privacy Policy.

 

We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our website, and/or by updating any privacy information.

 

Your continued use of the website and/or Services available after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy. We encourage you to review this privacy notice frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.

10. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS NOTICE?

It is our goal to maintain the privacy and safety of our community. If you have questions or comments about this notice, you may email us at utahalliancecoalition+privacy@gmail.com or by post to:

UAC welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that UAC has not adhered to this Statement, please contact UAC at:

Utah Alliance Coalition

Attn: Privacy Policy

PO Box 520665

SLC, Ut.  84106-2172

utahalliancecoalition+privacy@gmail.org

801-608-0417
 

11. HOW CAN YOU REVIEW, UPDATE, OR DELETE THE DATA WE COLLECT FROM YOU?

Your comfort using our website and services is important to us. Regardless of applicable laws, we will do everything within our technological powers to respect your personal boundaries and wishes regarding your personal information. To request to review, update, or delete your personal information, email us at utahalliancecoalition+privacy@gmail.com or send us a letter to:

 

Utah Alliance Coalition

Attn: Personal Information Request

PO Box 520665

SLC, Ut.  84106-2172