PRIVACY POLICY

 

The Civic Holidays website is a collaboration between National Voter Registration Day, National Voter Education Week, Vote Early Day, and Election Hero Day. The Civic Holidays website is a collaborative project led by the Students Learn Students Vote Coalition, a project of the National Conference on Citizenship, a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization (“NCoC”).

The Civic Holidays respect the privacy of our constituents. In order to better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected when you visit civicholidays.org (the “Website”). This Privacy Policy works in conjunction with the Terms of Use (see below).

 

Information We Collect and How We Use It

In the course of using the Website in order to receive updates, or to participate in The Civic Holidays, users may submit contact and other information about a user and their interests in interaction with our Website. We may also aggregate non-personal information about how the Website is used. We use IP addresses (which are not linked to personal information of any individual user) to analyze trends, administer our website, track volume of usage, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use; this information helps us measure the number of visitors to various sections of this website and to help make the website more useful.

The Civic Holidays do not sell names or other personal information about our Website users to mass marketers or any other entity. Because the Civic Holidays are a collaborative effort, we do make our user information available to our steering committee partners who help us run the various Civic Holidays. 

We require our third party service providers to comply with confidentiality requirements and to not use your personal information for marketing purposes without your consent.

Users may also choose to participate as Partners, General Partners, Creatives, or other higher levels of participation in the various Civic Holidays and the Website, and may submit additional materials for potential use on the Website. We may use such users’ information and materials on the Website and in reports and publications about our Civic Holidays work, but we are under no obligation to do so.

We reserve the right to use personal information to protect the security or integrity of our Website; to protect against a threat to personal safety or destruction of property; to protect against legal liability; or to cooperate with government officials or parties in litigation, or as otherwise required by law. We may also share personal information with our successors and assigns in accordance with law.

 

Privacy of Children

We are pleased when youth visit our Website to learn more about the Civic Holidays. However, we do not knowingly solicit data from children or knowingly reach out to children under the age of 14.

 

Links to Other Websites

The Website may provide links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites (including security, collection of personal information, or use of cookies) or practices of other organizations and individuals.

 

Anti-Spam Policy and Your Opt-Out Rights

We are committed to permission-based communication and preventing the spread of spam or other forms of unsolicited emails. If you have received an email in error, you may remove your information from the Civic Holidays database by requesting to unsubscribe using our email listed on the Website. 

 

Commitment to Data Security

The Civic Holidays take precautions to host and maintain a secure website and to safeguard data from unauthorized use. We undertake a range of security practices, including measures to help restrict web access to or inappropriate use of sensitive data.

 

Your Consent and Questions

By submitting personal information through this Website, you give your consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of such information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or requests about the status and correctness of data you have provided to Client, please email us via our Contact Us page on the Website.

 

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We review our privacy practices from time to time, and these practices are subject to change. Any change will be effective immediately upon posting on our Website. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this Privacy Policy.

TERMS OF USE

Welcome to the Civic Holidays website,  a collaboration between National Voter Registration Day, National Voter Education Week, Vote Early Day, and Election Hero Day. The Civic Holidays website is a collaborative project led by the Students Learn Students Vote Coalition, a project of the National Conference on Citizenship, a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization (“NCoC” or “we” or “us”).
 

By accessing the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

 

Privacy Policy

We value and respect your privacy. If you use the Website, you agree that your activities are covered by our Privacy Policy (see above).

 

Use of Intellectual Property

We provide information and resources relating to voting, which may include articles, press releases, photographs, stories and case studies, reports, newsletters, video broadcasts, social media ready materials, and interviews with personnel, corporate and community partners, and volunteers (collectively, “Intellectual Property”). Unless otherwise expressly stated, all content provided on the Website is Intellectual Property that belongs to us or has been licensed to us for use on the Website.

Any users who have submitted Intellectual Property to us for use via the Website or otherwise is also subject to our Materials Release terms which are incorporated into these Terms of Use.

You are permitted to download information from the Website for your own personal informational use. You may also copy, distribute, adapt, and transmit content from this Website solely for not-for-profit or educational purposes.

For any other use, you must obtain express written permission from us.

You may not use or duplicate any logos or trademarks that appear on the Website without express written permission from us.

To request permission for use of copyrighted material, trademarks, or logos, send an email via our Contact Us link on our Website.

 

Links to Other Websites

Links on the Website that lead to outside services and resources are provided for convenience only. We do not control the accuracy or availability of any of those outside services and resources. Any concerns regarding any such service or resource, or any link, should be directed to the particular service or resource.

 

Third Party Content

We respect copyright and trademark laws. Third-party material may appear on our site, and those creators retain all rights to their works, except where noted.

 

No Guarantees, Not Legal Advice

Though we strive to keep the information available on the Website current and accurate, errors can occur. We provide the information on the Website with no representations or guarantees of accuracy, completeness, or timeliness. NCoC will not be liable to you or any other person for any damages that result from the use or inability to use the Website, or as a result of any content, information, services, or resources made available through the Website. Our information about voting or voting related actions is also not legal advice. Each user of our Website should consult competent counsel in the relevant jurisdiction if such user is in need of legal advice. 

 

No Harmful Use

You agree that you will only use the Website in compliance with all applicable laws and policies and terms laid out on our Website or in other materials describing the various levels of user engagement. You agree that you will not engage in, assist in, or allow any potentially harmful acts that are directed against the Website including, without limitation: fraudulent use, emulation or faked use, malicious interference with functionality, allowing bots or automated services to use the Website in ways not intended by, breach, probe or scan any portion of the Website, or any associated NCoC system, network or security controls, reverse engineering or otherwise attempting to derive the source code for any underlying Intellectual Property used on the Website.

 

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless each of us, our affiliates, officers, directors, employees and volunteers from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to, arising out of, or related to your use of this Website, the violation of these Terms of Use by you, or the infringement by you of any Intellectual Property or other right of any person or entity.

 

About These Terms – General Provisions

If we do not immediately take action to address a violation of these Terms of Use, we are not waiving our rights to take action in the future. If any particular provision of these Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable, that provision will be severable and will not affect any of the other provisions.

This Website is owned and operated by us from our offices in the District of Columbia. Your use of the Website, and any related legal action, will be governed by the laws of the District of Columbia and the Federal Arbitration Act. If any controversy or claim between you and us arises out of your use of the Website that cannot be resolved through direct discussions or mediation, the dispute shall be resolved by final and binding confidential arbitration before a single neutral arbitrator administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its consumer arbitration rules or subsequent versions thereof (“AAA Rules,” available at www.adr.org) or, if the claims qualify, in small claims court. We each agree that the statute of limitations for asserting any claims arising out of use of the Website shall be a period of one year from the event in question. We each agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of actions arising out of or connected with these terms or Website shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class, consolidated, or representative action. If for any reason a claim proceeds in court rather than in arbitration, we each waive any right to a jury trial.

 

Changes to the Terms of Use

We reserve the right to make changes to any information or services on the Website, including these Terms of Use, without notice to you. The most current Terms of Use will be posted here on the Website and will be effective upon posting. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of these Terms of Use.