Mackinac Center for Public Policy (“MCPP,” “Us,” “We” and “Our”), operates
both websites and mobile applications (Our “Services”) and has created this
and sharing practices for information that we collect from you through Our
Because We want to demonstrate Our commitment to
your privacy, We want to notify you of:
identifiable information of yours we collect;
who is collecting the
how the information is
with whom the
information may be shared;
What choices are available to you regarding
collection, use and distribution of the information;
the kind of security
procedures that are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration
of information under Our control; and
how you can correct any
inaccuracies in the information We collect.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should contact
Customer Service by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visiting Our Services at www.VoteSpotter.com.
By visiting our Services or providing us with information online, you
signify your consent to the collection, use and sharing practices described in
you signify your consent to the information collection, use and sharing
Types of Information Collected.
We collect personal and non-personal information that you provide to Us when using our Services or that you give to Customer
Service when communicating with Us offline or via e-mail.
Personal information that you provide to Us, such as your full name, street
address, e-mail address, birthday, telephone number, and other information that
can be used to identify You (“Personal Information”) is collected, stored and
disclosed at the time We request such information from you. For example, when you open an account, we
collect and store some or all of the personal information that you provide.
This personal information is used to provide the services described on our
Website, to provide customer service, and as otherwise set forth in this
may be used by us, or by third parties selected by us, to contact you about
fundraising, surveys, political positions, in connection with legislative
efforts generally, special offers and new site features, unless you have opted
not to receive promotional communications from Us. You specifically agree that we may sell, rent
and lease your Personal Information.
We may also collect non-personal information about users of Our Services.
The non-personal information that we collect on our Services is information
that by itself cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic
information and other anonymous statistical data relating to the use of this Services
(“Non-Personal Information”). For
example, we collect and store certain non-personal information automatically
whenever you interact with the Services, including your IP address, browser
information and reference Services domain name.
We also collect non-personal information regarding customer traffic
patterns and site usage. This information is used to analyze and improve our Services.
Your IP address, browser and reference site domain name may be logged every
time you visit Our Services. This data is used strictly for the analysis of
load information and maximizing the efficiency of Our
servers. Except as provided in this
communication or material you give to Us or transmit or post to this Services
by email or otherwise, including Personal Information and Non-Personal
Information, and any data, questions, comments, or suggestion, is and will be
treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and anything you give or
transmit or post may be used by Us and Our affiliates for any purpose,
including without limitation, reproduction, disclosure, transmission,
publication, broadcast, and posting. We are free to use any ideas, concepts,
know-how, or techniques contained in any communication or material that you
give to us or send to our Services for any purpose whatsoever including, but
not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such
Cookies, Web Beacons and Targeted Advertising
Also, like many Services, We use “cookies” on our Services which are files
stored on your computer’s hard drive by your browser. These cookies help Us identify Our account holders and optimize their shopping
experience. They do not include any data that will identify you personally.
They will, however, allow you to use some specialized features of the Services.
Cookies also allow Us to hold selections in your
shopping cart when you leave Our Services without checking out.
Most browsers provide you with the option to set your browser to accept all
cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or to not receive cookies at
any time. The last of these, of course, means that certain personalized services
cannot then be provided to you and accordingly you may not be able to take full
advantage of all of the features on Our Services.
When you open an account on Our Services, We need certain information from
you, which may include your name, email address, physical address, birthday, phone
number, and other requested information. You specifically consent to Us selling,
renting, and disclosing this data to any third party without providing notice
to you and We will cooperate fully should a situation arise where We are
required by law or requested by any law enforcement agency to provide
information about a customer.
From time to time, We may use the services that
customers use make to customize Our products. We also track customer traffic
patterns and site usage. Traffic and
usage data is used only to improve Our Services’ designs and operation and to
provide Our customers with a fulfilling experience.
Corrections/Updates to your Account.
You can correct your account data on our Services by clicking on “My
Account.” If you have any questions or
concerns about correcting or updating your Account, please contact Customer
From time to time, We may contact you about sales,
special offers and new site features if you agreed to be included in Our email
lists when you provided us with your information. To customize the information
you want to receive from Us on our Services, simply
sign on and select the specific information you wish to receive. To cancel Our free emails, follow the directions in the email
communication you received from us. You can also send an email to email@example.com
or call Us toll-free at [*] and inform Us that you
want to unsubscribe to Our email list.
In addition to being able to call Our customer
service at, you may also email Us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
When you email Us, your emails are stored within Our
system so that We may refer to previous emails from you as needed so that We
may properly address your questions and concerns. Except as provided in this
with anyone without your consent.
Customer Feedback Form.
You can use this form to give Us any input which
we will use to improve Our site. The only required data is your name and email
address. The remainder of the data is optional. We only use this data to make
data is not shared with anyone in any way.
Our Third Party Relationships.
We have established several relationships with third parties vendors to
best serve Our customers and to operate our Services.
Third Party Service Providers: We may
employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on Our behalf in connection with the operation of Our Services.
Examples include fulfilling orders, removing repetitive information from
customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing
search results and links (including paid listings and links), processing credit
card payments, hosting and operating the Services and providing customer
service. These third parties have access to your information collected through
Our Services as needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other
Affiliates: From time to time, We may establish one or more affiliate programs. An
affiliate program allows other web sites to earn money by linking customers to
Our Services from their sites. These affiliates can only access data about the
number of transactions and their resulting earnings. They cannot access Our customers’ personal data. If you choose to apply to any
of Our affiliate programs, We use the data you give Us
strictly for conducting business with you. We may enter into certain agreements
with certain third parties for the purpose of helping to administer affiliate
programs. Such third parties may have access to certain of your information if
you are an affiliate of the Services, but is restricted to only use such
information in connection with its administration of the affiliate programs.
Services Evaluation, Marketing and Promotions:
From time to time, We may engage other third parties
to assist in providing Services evaluation services, marketing, order processing,
fulfillment and shipping services, as well as customer service. In addition, We may engage third parties to provide services such as
fraud protection and credit risk reduction, product customization, data
analysis and data cleansing. These third parties will only have access to
information to the extent necessary and will be required to not use any
personal information for any purpose other than providing such services. Also,
you permit Us to share your personal information in
response to a court order, subpoena, government investigation, or as otherwise
required by law. We may transfer your personal information in the event of a
corporate sale, merger, acquisition, dissolution or similar event.
Additionally, We may share non-personal, non-individual
statistical information with Our marketing partners, advertisers or other third
parties for research purposes. That is, We will not
tell Our marketing partners that you purchased a specific product, but we may
tell them how many customers purchased that product.
use commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to
preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot,
however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us
and you do so at your own risk.
Notwithstanding our implementation of safeguards, we cannot guarantee
that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by
breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
If We are going to use your personally
identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of
collection, We will notify you via email. You will have a choice as to whether
or not We use your information in this different
manner. In addition, if We make any material changes
in Our privacy practices that do not affect user information already stored in
Our database, We will post a prominent notice on our Services notifying users
of the change. In some cases where We post the notice,
We will also email users who have opted to receive communications from Us,
notifying them of the changes in Our privacy practices.
Questions about Our Policies.
If you have any questions regarding your privacy or any of Our policies, please contact Customer Service by email at email@example.com.
Your California Privacy
Under California law, you have the right to request and receive information
from retailers concerning any third parties who have received personal
information about you from such retailers for the third parties’ direct
marketing purposes. Any such requests for information from Us
can be made by contacting Customer Service by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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