What personal information do we collect from the people that visit Simmons for Congress?
When registering on Simmons for Congress, as appropriate, you will be asked to enter your name, email address and password in order to complete your registration. When submitting for paid services with Simmons for Congress, you will be asked to provide name, company name (optional), vat id(optional), company id(optional), address and card info. The information is used to verify your location, verify credit card authenticity and issue the correct documentation regarding your payment. We DO NOT store credit card information with us, only the 4 digits of the card will be provided to us by the payment processor. We store all the other information on our secure servers until termination of services, when we destroy any sensible information.
The email address shall be used to send notifications regarding the Simmons for Congress website to the user. These notifications include for example login data, information, announcements etc.. Users always have the option to unsubscribe from the newsletter and the individual module notifications.
Information you share with us in connection with surveys, contests or promotions.
When you use our services we collect analytical information regarding your and your customers usage of the website. This includes: IP addresses, preferences, web pages you visited prior to coming to our or our Users’ sites, information about your browser, network or device (such as browser type and version, operating system, internet service provider, preference settings, unique device IDs and language and other regional settings), information about how you interact with the Services and our Users’ sites (such as timestamps, clicks, scrolling, browsing times, searches, transactions, referral pages, load times, and problems you may encounter, such as loading errors).
Additional information that you submit to us directly or through Third Party Services if you use a Third Party Service to create an Account (based on your privacy settings with such Third Party Service).
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, fill out a form or enter information on our site. We collect information automatically when you use our Services or Users’ sites (including with technologies like cookies).
We receive information from Third Party Services (like submitting a payment, live chat support etc.)
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
To quickly process your transactions.
To administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting;
To improve our services by analyzing the behaviour in the platform and websites and provide better user experience. We usually do this based on anonymous, pseudonymized or aggregated information which does not focus on you individually.
To send periodic emails products and services that might interest you and improve your overall experience with the platform.
To follow up with them after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries)
To ensure the security and integrity of our Services.
As part of our efforts to keep our website safe and secure and to monitor actual or suspected fraudulent activity;
How do we protect your information?
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
How do we share your information?
The data of Simmons for Congress Users shall not be sold to third parties. We shall not share or pass on any personal information without your explicit consent, unless:
We are legally obligated to do so
You can access, update, change or delete personal information (or that of your End Users) either directly in your Account or by contacting us at email@example.com to request the required changes. You can exercise your other rights (including deleting your Account) by contacting us at the same email address. You can request all the collected data by filling the Data Request Form here
You have the right not to receive marketing materials via email by changing that preferences in your Account Settings.
Please note that, for technical reasons, there can be a delay in deleting your personal Information from our systems when you ask us to remove it. We also will retain personal Information in order to comply with the law, protect our and others’ rights, resolve disputes or enforce our legal terms or policies, to the extent permitted under applicable law.
The content on your Simmons for Congress website
All information that you put on your Simmons for Congress website can generally be viewed by other internet users. Therefore, we naturally encourage you to be careful and responsible with any personal information and confidential data you publish on your website. Please keep in mind that password-protected areas do not offer absolute protection against unauthorized access: the same applies to any files that are uploaded to password-protected websites as they can still be accessed via direct links.
As Users may have a seasonal site or come back to us after an Account becomes inactive, we don’t immediately delete your personal information when your trial expires or you cancel all Paid Services. Instead, we keep your personal information for a reasonable period of time, so it will be there for you if you come back.
You may delete your account by going to your Account Settings and clicking on Delete Account. Please note that the full deletion of an account might take up to 90 days from all systems of Simmons for Congress.
Administrative access to your Simmons for Congress website
Please be aware that Simmons for Congress team members are also authorized in specific situations to access the administrative section of your Simmons for Congress website when fulfilling customer service requests and tracking errors. This necessarily grants them the possibility to view all parts of your Simmons for Congress site, including all password-protected areas.
- Authenticate you – cookies help us to verify your account and to automatically log you into your website from the same browser.
- Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits
- Keep track of advertisements
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.