Privacy Policy & Data Restrictions

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.

ARISTOTLE INTERNATIONAL, INC. PRIVACY POLICY

Effective as of June 26, 2024
Last Updated June 28, 2024

INTRODUCTION

Aristotle, Inc. (“Aristotle,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) respects the privacy of your information. This Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use, share, and safeguard your information. This Privacy Policy applies to individuals who access this website (“Site”) and any of our online and, where required, offline services (collectively, “Services”). From time to time, we may change this Privacy Policy. If we do, we will post an amended version on this webpage. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically. For more information as to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies, please see our Cookie Policy. This Privacy Policy covers the following topics:

  1. PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT
  2. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
  3. HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
  4. SECURITY
  5. THIRD PARTY LINKS
  6. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
  7. YOUR STATE PRIVACY RIGHTS AND ADDITIONAL DISCLOSURES
  8. ADDITIONAL NOTICE TO OREGON RESIDENTS
  9. NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
  10. EUROPE AND THE UNITED KINGDOM
  11. EU-U.S. AND SWISS-U.S. DATA PRIVACY FRAMEWORK
  12. ADDITIONAL DISCLOSURES SPECIFIC TO OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
  13. ACCESSIBILITY
  14. 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.
  • Submit an Order. In order to receive data or services through CC.com, VLO, or MatchIt, you will in addition provide us with financial information (e.g., account or credit card number). We will share any payment information you provide with our payment processors, NCR and First Data. You may view NCR’s privacy policy here. You may view First Data’s privacy policy here.
  • 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].
  • Apply for a Job. If you apply for a job with us, you will provide us with your name, email address, and any information you choose to provide in your resume. You may also provide us with your phone number, physical address, education information, and work experience. We use Workable to process this information. Please see Workable’s privacy policy here.
  • Interact with our Site or Services. When you log-in to your account, contact us, send us any feedback, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, or interact with us in any way, you may need to provide us with your log-in information (e.g., username and password), name, email address, and/or phone number. If you use our chat feature, you will provide your name, email address, and any information you choose to provide in your message. Our chat feature is provided by Tawk.to. Tawk.to may collect, record, and store the information you provide in the chat. Please see Tawk.to’s privacy policy here.

Personal Data as You Navigate Our Site

We automatically collect certain personal data through your use of the Site and our use of cookies and other tracking technologies, such as the following:

  • 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.

To learn more about how we use cookies and to manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy.

Personal Data Processing and the Global Privacy Control

Aristotle does not sell information obtained from your usage of our website. You may opt out of the processing of information for targeted advertising obtained through your usage of our website by broadcasting the Global Privacy Control (GPC) (on the browsers and/or browser extensions that support such a signal). To download and use a browser supporting the GPC browser signal, click here: https://globalprivacycontrol.org/orgs. If you choose to use the GPC signal, you will need to turn it on for each supported browser or browser extension you use.

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;
  • Monitor compliance with and enforce this Privacy Policy and any applicable agreements and policies;
  • 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.

3. HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We may share the personal data we collect in the following ways:

  • With vendors who perform data or Site-related services on our behalf (e.g., email, hosting, maintenance, backup, analysis, etc.);
  • To the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  • In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  • To establish, exercise, or defend our or a third party’s legal rights, including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention;
  • With any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal data where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal data;
  • With any other person or entity as part of any business or asset sale, equity transaction, merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, or in preparation for any of these events;
  • With any other person or entity where you consent to the disclosure; and
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the personal data or for any other purpose we deem necessary, including to protect the health or safety of others.

For more information on how we sell personal data with third parties, see our “YOUR STATE PRIVACY RIGHTS AND ADDITIONAL DISCLOSURES” section below.

4. SECURITY

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.

NOTICE: We may sell your sensitive personal data. We do not sell sensitive personal data (as defined in applicable laws) of individuals residing in states where such sales are prohibited without affirmative consent unless we have the affirmative consent of the data subject. 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.

Our Site also uses cookies and other tracking technologies to display advertisements about our products to you on nonaffiliated websites, applications, and online services. This is “targeted advertising” under applicable privacy laws. To learn more about how to opt-out of targeted advertising using the Global Privacy Control signal, see the “PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT” section above.

We do not use personal data for profiling in furtherance of “decisions that produce legal or similarly significant effects” concerning individuals. 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. ADDITIONAL NOTICE TO OREGON RESIDENTS

In addition to your rights to obtain a copy of your personal data, require us to delete your data, or opt out of sale or sharing of your data, Oregon law allows consumers to confirm whether we are processing your personal data and the categories of personal data we are processing or have processed. Additionally, Oregon law allows consumers to, at our option, obtain a list of specific third parties, other than natural persons, to which we have disclosed your personal data or any personal data. To obtain this listing, please use this webform.

9. 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.

10. EUROPE AND THE UNITED KINGDOM

The Aristotle.com website is intended for users in the United States. For information on our compliance with GDPR please see our Integrity Privacy Policy.

11. 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/.

12. 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: Personal data provided for purposes of age and identity verification to Aristotle and its Integrity division is used only for that purpose, and is not transferred or retained, except as required by law. For more information about the privacy practices of our Integrity division, please see our Integrity Privacy Policy.

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. ACCESSIBILITY

We are committed to ensuring this Privacy Policy is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you wish to access this Privacy Policy in an alternative format, please contact us as described below.

14. HOW TO CONTACT US

To contact us for questions or concerns about our privacy policies or practices, please contact us at:

                    Aristotle
                    205 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
                    Washington, DC 20003
                    Phone: (202) 543-8345
                    Email: [email protected]
                


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