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Privacy Policy


Shapiro for Pennsylvania is committed to protecting your privacy. The following Privacy Policy governs what and how the online information about you is collected, used and disclosed by Shapiro for Pennsylvania. This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect when you use our website, mobile application, and other online products and services that link to this Privacy Policy. By visiting and using this site, you are agreeing that your use of the site and any dispute regarding your usage is governed by this Privacy Policy.

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 make a donation, request information, fill out a form, send us an email, sign up to receive updates, sign up for an event, apply for or inquire about a job or internship, make a purchase, or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, credit card information, and other information you choose to provide. In addition, the Pennsylvania Department of State may require us to collect personal information from political donors.

Information We Collect Automatically When You Use the Site

When you access or use our Site, we automatically collect information about you, including:

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 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). 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 use information about you for various purposes, including to:

Provide, maintain, and improve our Site;
Provide the information you request and to process and complete your donations, registrations, purchases and related transactions;
Request feedback and otherwise contact you about your use of the Site;
Respond to your emails, submissions, questions, comments, and requests and to provide customer service;
Send you updates and newsletters and otherwise provide you with information about our organization or that we think will be of interest to you, such as sending you news and information to keep you informed about various campaigns, candidates, issues, events, resources, promotions, products, and services;
Solicit volunteers, donations, and support for our organization and for candidates, issues, or organizations that we support;
Send you technical notices, updates, confirmations, security alerts, support and administrative messages, and otherwise facilitate your use of, and our administration and operation of, the Site;
Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our Site;
Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better information; and
Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.
Shapiro for Pennsylvania is based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by federal law and the law of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 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.
To report required information to the Pennsylvania Department of State, if applicable, including name and mailing address for individuals whose political contributions exceed $50 in a calendar year, as well as occupation and name of employers of individuals whose political contributions exceed $250 in a calendar year.
With organizations, candidates, groups, or causes that we believe have similar political viewpoints, principles or objectives;
With candidates or organizations to whom you have made a donation through the Site;
In response to a formal request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, regulation, or legal process, or as otherwise required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation;
If we believe your actions are inconsistent with either federal or state law, or with the spirit or language of our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of Shapiro for Pennsylvania or others;
In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, reorganization, sale of assets, financing or acquisition, or in any other situation where personal information may be disclosed or transferred as one of the assets of Shapiro for Pennsylvania; 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 information. We may also share aggregated or anonymized information that does not directly identify you.
The above sharing of information excludes text messaging originator opt-in data and consent, which will not be shared with any third parties, provided that the foregoing does not apply to sharing (1) with vendors, consultants, and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf (and who will not use such information for their own purposes); (2) if we believe disclosure is required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation or to comply with law enforcement or legal process; and (3) if the user consents to our sharing of such information.


The Site may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook Like button), which allow you to share actions you take on our Site with other media platforms or entities, 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.


We may use third parties to provide us with analytics services. These entities may use cookies, web beacons, and other technologies to collect information about your use of the Site and other websites, including your IP address, web browser, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked, and conversion information. This information may be used by Shapiro for Pennsylvania and others to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, deliver content targeted to your interests on our Site and other websites, and better understand your online activity.


Shapiro for Pennsylvania takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.



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Promotional Communications

You may opt out of receiving text messages, updates and newsletters by following the instructions in those emails or text messages to unsubscribe or bycontacting us at 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 transactions.
Children’s Privacy Statement
To help ensure the safety and privacy of children, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998. We do not knowingly allow children under the age of 13 to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information through the Site. The Site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13, and we have designed it to block our knowing acceptance of information from children under 13 whenever age-related information is requested. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of 13 as part of the Site, we will delete such information from our records.


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