Contact - Privacy Policy - Dan Blue for NC Senate

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to our campaign committee. We have provided this Privacy Statement as means of explaining our online information practices and the options you have in the way your information is collected and utilized when you view our web site.

Notification of Change:

We reserve the right to revise or change this policy at any time without notice. This Privacy Statement will be kept up-to-date and posted on the campaign web site.

Use of Data and Information Collected:

We collect various information from you as you interact with this site.

Personal Information

The State Board of Elections requires us to collect certain information from every donor who gives money to us. For these reasons, we collect some information that can be directly associated with a specific person. We call this "Personal Information," and it includes, by way of illustration, names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.

We collect Personal Information from donors and other eligible individuals who affirmatively request to receive e-mail or other services from us. We collect this Personal Information in order to provide these eligible individuals with timely information via e-mail regarding political events, resources and issues. We also collect Personal Information from those who make online contributions to the campaign, in order to process and report the contributions.

We collect Personal Information from volunteers who sign up with us. We collect this Personal Information to coordinate volunteer efforts and activities.

We collect Personal Information from individuals asking to be contacted or submitting messages to us. We collect this Personal Information to respond to requests or communicate with constituents and concerned citizens.

It is our general policy not to make Personal Information available to anyone other than our employees, staff, and agents. We may also make personal information available to organizations with similar political viewpoints and objectives, in furtherance of our own political objectives.

Public Information:

We treat your name, city, state, and any comments as public information. We may, for example, provide compilations of petitions, with your comments, to state and local leaders, without disclosing email addresses. We may also make comments along with your city and state available to the press and public online.

Browser Information:

We collects IP addresses from all site visitors. IP addresses are collected automatically from your computer and are not linked to personally identifiable information but provide aggregate data. Also collected are any personal information provided by you when you register at this site. This includes information required when making a contribution, signing up as a volunteer, subscribing to a newsletter or leaving a message. We use both the personal and aggregate data collected for multiple purposes. The data is used to improve the content of the web site, to customize the content and/or layout of the site for each individual user, and if requested, to provide information services by email to the user. We will never sell or disclose your personal information to an outside third party except if required to by law.

Our web site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using the site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don't see the same material repeatedly.

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive any cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse acceptance of cookies or alert you when cookies are being sent. If you choose to refuse cookies, it is likely that some areas of our site may not function properly when you view them.

Opting out and modifying information:

Subscribers to our newsletters may terminate their subscriptions via a link at the bottom of each email sent from us.


We protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our Site that is only accessible by certain qualified staff. Transmission of any data over the Internet is not 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we are not able to ensure or warrant the security of such information. To this end, Credit Card numbers may only be transmitted via Secure Socket Layer encryption (SSL), and are not stored on our web server.

Other Web Sites:

Our site contains links to Web sites not operated by us. We is not responsible for your experience at those sites. We encourage you to read and understand the privacy statements and policies of these outside sites as they may be different from ours.

Information from Children:

Our site is intended for adults only and usage by children 13 and under is not intended. For that reason, we adhere to the 1998 Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). (For more information, please visit the Federal Trade Commission's COPPA site at If we learn the user submitting information to our site is a child we delete that information immediately.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, or about this web site please contact us:

By Email:

By mail:

Citizens for Dan Blue
PO Box 287
Raleigh, NC 27601