Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

Welcome to NancyHoyt.com, the official Web site of “Nancy Hoyt for Congess” (NHC). We hope you enjoy your visit. We know your right to privacy online is important. You do not have to identify youself or divulge personal information unless you choose to give us your personal information.

Should you choose to share your personal information, we would like you to know exactly how that information is used by us to provide a better user experience, and the steps we take to protect your information. This privacy policy has been created to answer any questions you may have regarding the NancyHoyt.comdata collection and protection policies.

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What information is being collected at NancyHoyt.com?

The only personal information collected is information you give us: In our effort to grow our campaign grassroots base online, the NHC may at times ask you to submit information - such as your name, address, phone number and email address - in an effort to provide you the information you want in a more timely manner. If you choose not to give us any information, we may not be able to provide you with the most timely information pertaining to: online events, personal appearances, TV appearances, talking points, activists alerts and other Republican related information.

Mobile phone numbers submitted as part of the NHC's Mobile Army will receive regular text messages from the NHC (Msg & Data Rates May Apply). You may text HELP for help. You may text STOP to cancel. Text messages related to the NHC Mobile Amy program may not be available on all carriers.

How we use log files to better serve you: We use log files to assess the aggregate level of traffic to NancyHoyt.com including what pages people are visiting, and to diagnose any potential problems with the Web site. This log file does contain an “Internet Protocol” or IP address that gives us insight on the general geographic area that visitors are coming from but not information on a specific individual. We do not use log files to track a particular individual's use of NancyHoyt.com. All users remain anonymous unless they choose to give us personally identifiable information.

Information collected when you donate: When you make a contribution to the NHC, federal law requires us to obtain the following information: name, mailing address, employer, occupation, and amount of contribution. Federal law requires us to report this information to the Federal Election Commission if an individual',s contribution or contributions aggregate in excess of $200 in a single calendar year. Contributions from corporations, government contractors, foreign nationals without a “green card” are prohibited. Any credit card information provided is only used to immediately process your donation. The NHC does not retain your credit card information once the donation is processed online.

We do not retain your messages when you forward a message to a friend: NancyHoyt.com contains numerous opportunities for a visitor to forward documents, photos, and messages to friends and family. Some features of NancyHoyt.com may allow you to store addresses for easy retrieval and reuse at a later time. This information is stored for your convenience.

We ask that children under 18 do not submit their information: In accordance with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). NancyHoyt.com does not knowingly collect information from children. Additionally, In accordance with (COPPA), the NHC will never knowingly collect personal identifiable information from persons 13 years old or younger.

Parents with questions may email info@NancyHoyt.com or write to:Nancy Hoyt for Congress, P.O.Box 1029, Severna Park, MD, 21146.

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How is the information collected at NancyHoyt.com used?

We personalize the Web site and email communications. When you offer your personal information and/or choose to participate in our volunteer efforts, we use your information to personalize and customize Web pages and emails from NancyHoyt.com to you.

We will not sell your personal information. Under no circumstances will the NHC sell your information to third parties or any commercial entities.

We may share your information with like-minded organizations. The NHC may share information -that you voluntarily provide us- with like-minded organizations committed to the principles or candidates of the Republican party, Republican State Party organizations and local Republican groups. The NHC may provide your email address or other personal information to authorized third parties required to deliver a particular service. These third parties may not use said information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for the NHC.

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Is my information secure, and how can I manage my online information?

Protecting information you provide via NancyHoyt.com. The NHC makes every effort to protect your information from the moment you begin to enter your information to when it is stored on the GoDaddy.com secure servers. NancyHoyt.com uses a secure socket layer (SSL) - with the highest level of encryption commercially available - on pages where Web site visitors register or make a secure online contribution using their credit card.

Strict security measures are in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of any and all information pertaining to NancyHoyt.com. In addition, NancyHoyt.com is run on cloud servers of Godaddy. Your information is secure The Godaddy staff is onsite 24 hours a day, monitoring equipment and services.

paypal logo NancyHoyt.com uses a secured/encrypted server of paypal.com for online credit card donations. The online contribution form is in compliance with FEC regulations. The NHC has put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to prevent unauthorized access.

Use of cookies and protecting your privacy: We do make use of cookies to personalize and customize your interaction with NancyHoyt.com and to provide you with the best possible online experience. A cookie is a tiny text file that is placed on your hard drive and does not contain any personal information about you. These text files cannot be used by NancyHoyt.com or anyone else to obtain any information that you do not voluntarily provide.

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NancyHoyt.com links to other sites: Our site may contain links to other Web sites and servers. The NHC does not bear responsibility for privacy policies or content on linked Web sites. Because the NHC has no control over websites to which we provide links, you agree and acknowledge that the NHC is not responsible for the availability of resources or external sites and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content provided therein.

Accordingly, you also agree and acknowledge that the NHC will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, services on or through any such site or resource or goods. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on each Web site you visit.

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Can I opt out of campaign mailings?

When registering with NancyHoyt.com, please know that you are opting to receive these emails by providing your email address. All signups for email communications and other features of our Web site are voluntary. We give you the opportunity to opt-in and we give you the power to opt-out of email communications. Should you wish to opt-out, an unsubscribe link is included in every email. If your link is not working properly, or you wish to communicate your desire to opt-out directly to us:

How to opt-out of our mobile subscriber list: By submitting your mobile phone number, you are registering with the NHC mobile subscriber list. Please know that by registering to the NHC subscriber list you are opting to receive mobile SMS and MMS text messages on a regular basis. All signups for mobile communications and other features of our Website are completely voluntary. We give you the opportunity to opt-in and we give you the power to opt-out of all mobile communications. With every SMS or MMS text message you receive, you will be instructed as to how to opt-out, should you wish to do so. You may also opt-out through a direct communication with the NHC at:

Your opt-out request will be processed within a reasonable timeframe.

Message and date rates may apply to all SMS and MMS text messages received through this program. Content is not available on all carriers.

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What Terms cover posting information on NancyHoyt.com?

NHC Web Site Terms of Use: Registering for, viewing comments on, and posting comments to the NHC blog, along with posting videos or other information on the NHC Web site, requires compliance with our Terms of Service. These terms are available here.

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How do I contact the “Nancy Hoyt for Congess”?

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please contact the NHC by email or using the contact information published on the contact page of this Web site.

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Will this policy change?

We reserve the right to revise or update this privacy policy at any time. While we do not intend to make any changes to this policy, we do reserve the right to do so. If any changes to this privacy policy are made, the date that the revised or updated policy is posted to NancyHoyt.com will appear at the bottom of the page.

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Updated January 21, 2014