What information we collect and how is it used
Our site places a small text file called a “cookie” on your computer’s hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies enable us to identify you when you revisit our web site. Cookies also allow us to track how long it has been since you last visited our site. Although most web browsers automatically accept cookies, most computers allow you to change your browser setting to prevent acceptance of cookies.
We may use the information that we collect from you as follows: to provide you with services through the web site; *to protect the web site against unauthorized access by verifying the identity of users; *to use your IP address (the number assigned to your computer while it is logged on to the Internet) to diagnose problems with the server or to administer the web site.
We also aggregate information we collect from you and other users to help us improve the design of our web site so that we may better meet the needs of visitors to our web site. The aggregate information cannot be used to personally identify you.
We may disclose information we collect from you if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that disclosure is necessary (a) to obey the law or comply with legal process served on us or our affiliates; (b) to protect and defend our rights or property or the rights or property of other users of our web site; or (c) to act in an emergency to protect the personal safety of users of our web site or the public.
Collection of Information from Children
We respect the sensitive nature of children’s privacy online. We are a general audience web site and do not direct any of our content specifically at children. If we learn that a user is under 13 years of age, we will promptly delete any personally identifiable information we have collected about that user. If you are under the age of 13, please do not send us any information about yourself.
Who has access to the information
Only State Voices, its employees, agents and officers who are responsible for administering our web site have access to personally identifiable information collected about you. We will not share personally identifiable information about you with anyone else without your permission.
Data Security Commitment
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and help ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate and reasonable physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. In addition we use firewalls to help prevent outside parties from accessing our database server through the Internet, and physical access to the database server is restricted to authorized individuals.
For your convenience, we provide links to web sites operated by third parties. We do not monitor the privacy practices of these linked web sites and do not exercise authority over such web sites. We therefore assume no responsibility for the privacy and data collection policies and procedures of linked web sites, nor for the content or reliability of such web sites. If you choose to access a third party web site linked to our site, you do so at your own risk.
1625 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 308
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 888-0600
Fax: (202) 827-4241