PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated: June 20, 2018

 This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed by Yes for Affordable Housing. This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect when you use our website and other services that directly link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Site”).

 We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will revise 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.

 This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

 COLLECTION OF INFORMATION 

 Information You Provide to Us

We collect information you voluntarily 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, or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other information you choose to provide.

 To comply with Oregon state or local election and campaign finance laws, we are required to collect certain information with donations such as the donor’s name, mailing address, occupation, and employer. For more information about Oregon election laws, see http://sos.oregon.gov/elections/Pages/laws-rules-publications.aspx.

 Information We Collect Automatically When You Use the Site

When you access or use our Site, we use various technologies to collect information. This may include using “cookies.” 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 obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Site.

 USE OF INFORMATION

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, and related transactions;
  • 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 Yes for Affordable Housing or that we think will be of interest to you, such as sending you news and information to keep you informed about various issues, events, resources, and services;
  • Solicit volunteers, donations and support for Yes for Affordable Housing and for candidates, issues and organizations that we support;
  • Send you technical notices, updates, confirmations, security alerts and 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;
  • Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.

 Yes for Affordable Housing is based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law. 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.

SHARING OF INFORMATION

We do not sell or rent information collected on the Site. We may share information about you for the following reasons or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

  • To report required information about donations, if applicable, including name, mailing address, occupation, and name of employers;
  • With vendors, consultants and other service providers or volunteers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf;
  • With organizations, candidates, groups or causes that we believe have similar viewpoints, principles or objectives;
  • In response to a 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 the spirit or language of our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of Yes for Affordable Housing 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 Yes for Affordable Housing; 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.

SOCIAL SHARING FEATURES

The Site may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook “Like” button), which let you share actions you take on our Site with other media, 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.

ANALYTICS SERVICES PROVIDED BY OTHERS

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 Yes for Affordable Housing 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.

SECURITY

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

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

YOUR CHOICES

Cookies

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Removing or rejecting browser cookies does not necessarily affect third party flash cookies used in connection with our Site. To delete or disable flash cookies please visit www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security for more information. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Site.

Promotional Communications

You may opt out of receiving text messages, updates and newsletters by following the instructions in those emails or text messages. If you opt out, we may still send you other types of emails, such as those about your donations or direct inquiries our team.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: [email protected]

Contact

Phone

(971) 238-9683

Address

Yes for Affordable Housing
PO Box 42307
Portland, OR 97242