Aristotle has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for Aristotle and its divisions.
Effective as of January 10, 2024
Last Updated Feburary 22, 2024
- PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT
- HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
- HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
- THIRD PARTY LINKS
- CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
- YOUR STATE PRIVACY RIGHTS AND ADDITIONAL DISCLOSURES
- NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
- EUROPE AND THE UNITED KINGDOM
- EU-U.S. AND SWISS-U.S. DATA PRIVACY FRAMEWORK
- ADDITIONAL DISCLOSURES SPECIFIC TO OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
- HOW TO CONTACT US
1. PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT
We collect personal data from you through your use of the Site and Services. Personal data is information that is linked or reasonably linkable to an identified or identifiable individual. We collect the following types of personal data:
Personal Data You Provide
Depending on how you interact with our Site and Services, we will collect the following personal data that you voluntarily provide to us for the following purposes:
- Create an Account. When you create an account with us, you will provide us with organization, title/position, physical address, and phone number, and you will create a username and password for future log-ins.
- Create a CampaignContribution.com (CC.com) Account. If you create a CampaignContribution.com account, you will be required to provide us with your account name, state, last name, email address (for user login), password, and campaign type and name; you may also choose to provide us with your first name, phone number, and mobile phone number.
- Create a Voter Lists Online (VLO) Account. If you create a Voter Lists Online (VLO) Account you will be required to provide us with a username and password (for user login) your name, email address, billing email address, organization name, organization type, organization level, title or position, address, state, zip code, phone number, the state or states for which you are requesting data, and your intended use for the data. You may also provide us with your website URL. If you are requesting data to which access is restricted by applicable law we will validate you or your organization as a permissible recipient prior to providing data.
- Create a MatchIt Account. If you create a MatchIt account, you will be required to provide us with your account name, state, last name, email address (for user login), password, and campaign type and name; you may also choose to provide us with your first name, phone number, and mobile phone number.
- Request a Demo or Free Consultation. When you request a demo of free consultation, you will provide us with your name, email address, phone number, organization type, and industry. To unsubscribe from our marketing emails, please click the unsubscribe link included in the footer of our emails. You also may submit a request to us at [email protected].
Personal Data as You Navigate Our Site
- Usage Information. For example, the pages on the Site you access, the frequency of access, and what you click on while on the Site.
- Device Information. For example, hardware model, operating system, application version number, and browser.
- Mobile Device Information. Aggregated information about whether the Site is accessed via a mobile device or tablet, the device type, and the carrier.
- Location Information. Location information from Site visitors on a city-regional basis.
Personal Data We Collect About You from Other Sources
In some cases, we may receive personal data about you from other sources. This includes the Secretary of State or local Board of Elections, DMV, data compilers and consumer data resellers, public records, government entities, data analytics providers, operating systems and platforms, and social networks.
2. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
In addition to the purposes stated above, we may use all the personal data we collect in accordance with applicable law such as to:
- Maintain and improve our Site and Services;
- Protect the security and integrity of our Site and Services;
- Investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or violations of an Aristotle division’s Terms and Conditions, and to otherwise fulfill our legal obligations;
- Defend our legal rights and the rights of others;
- Fulfill any other purposes for which you provide it;
- For any purpose that is reasonably necessary to or compatible with the original purpose for which we collected the personal data as disclosed to you; and
- Comply with applicable law.
We maintain commercially reasonable security measures to protect the personal data we collect and store from loss, misuse, destruction, or unauthorized access. However, no security measure or modality of data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. Although we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee absolute security.
6. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
The Site and Services are not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personal data from children under 13.
7. YOUR STATE PRIVACY RIGHTS AND ADDITIONAL DISCLOSURES
Depending on the state in which you reside, you may have certain privacy rights regarding your personal data. If you are a California resident, please see our “NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS” section below. For other state residents, your privacy rights may include (if applicable):
- The right to confirm whether or not we are processing your personal data and to access such personal data;
- The right to obtain a copy of your personal data that we collected from and/or about you in a portable and, to the extent technically feasible, readily usable format that allows you to transmit the information to another controller without hindrance, where the processing is carried out by automated means;
- The right to delete personal data that we collected from and/or about you, subject to certain exceptions;
- The right to correct inaccurate personal data that we maintain about you, subject to certain exceptions;
- The right, if applicable, to opt out of the processing of your personal data for purposes of (1) targeted advertising; (2) the “sale” of your personal data (as that term is defined by applicable law); and (3) profiling in furtherance of decisions that produce legal or similarly significant effects concerning you;
- If we are required by applicable law to obtain your consent to process sensitive personal data, the right to withdraw your consent; and
- The right not to receive discriminatory treatment by us for the exercise of your privacy rights.
We sell the following categories of personal data to our clients (i.e., political organizations, candidates, and organizations which undertake political activities, as well as third-party advertisers, marketing providers, and data analytics companies:
- Contact information
- Information from cookies
- Personal characteristics (sex/gender, age, marital status, military or veteran status)
- Education information
- Professional or employment-related information
- Political affiliations
- Data revealing racial or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, mental or physical health condition or diagnosis, and citizenship status; Consumer health data; and Data concerning consumer’s status as a victim of crime, in accordance with state and local laws.
To exercise your rights to confirm whether we have your personal data, to correct inaccuracies, or to obtain a copy of your personal data, please submit a request through this webform. If you wish to opt out of profiling or the sale of your personal data, please use this webform. If you want us to delete your personal data, please use this webform. If you would like to opt out of targeted advertising, you may alter your cookie preferences by clicking on the cookie icon at the bottom left of this or other Aristotle webpages.
If legally required, we will comply with your request upon verification of your identity and, to the extent applicable, the identity of the individual on whose behalf you are making such request. To do so, we will ask you to verify data points based on information we have in our records. If you are submitting a request on behalf of another individual, please use the same contact methods described above. If we refuse to take action regarding your request, you may appeal our decision by replying to the email denying your request.
8. NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
If you are a California resident, please see our Notice to California Residents for more information about our online and offline practices regarding the collection, use, disclosure, sale, sharing, and retention of your personal information and the rights you have regarding your personal information.
9. EUROPE AND THE UNITED KINGDOM
10. EU-U.S. AND SWISS-U.S. DATA PRIVACY FRAMEWORK
If you wish to see our EU-U.S., UK Extension to the EU-U.S. DPF, and Swiss-U.S. Data Privacy Framework compliance protocol, please visit: https://integrity.aristotle.com/privacy-policy/.
11. ADDITIONAL DISCLOSURES SPECIFIC TO OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Political and Data Restrictions:
Use of and access to voter list data is restricted in some jurisdictions. For more information, please contact an Aristotle representative. Searching for individual voters is not available, and voter names and addresses are not visible during your searches.
Any information copied, or otherwise obtained, from any FEC report or statement, or any copy, reproduction, or publication thereof, filed under the Act, shall not be sold or used by any person for the purpose of soliciting contributions or for any commercial purpose, except that the name and address of any political committee may be used to solicit contributions from such committees.
Use of Data for Verification Purposes:
Information Obtained from Death Master File (DMF) Subject to Regulation:
Certain data provided by Aristotle may include information obtained from the Death Master File (DMF) made available by the US Department of Commerce National Technical Information Service (NTIS) and subject to regulations found at 15 CFR Part 1110. All Aristotle clients (Client) are required to comply with all applicable laws and, if a Client is granted access to DMF data, Client certifies compliance with 15 CFR Part 1110. Client’s failure to comply with 15 CFR Part 1110 may subject Client to penalties under 15 CFR 1110.200 of $1,000 for each disclosure or use, up to a maximum of $250,000 in penalties per calendar year.
13. HOW TO CONTACT US
To contact us for questions or concerns about our privacy policies or practices, please contact us at:
205 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: (202) 543-8345
Email: [email protected]
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