Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how Ben Blake for Milford. (“Ben Blake for Milford”, “we”, or “us”) collects, uses, stores, shares and protects your information in connection with the Ben Blake for Milford website located at (the “Site”). By accessing, visiting or using the Site, you expressly consent to our collection, use, disclosure and retention of your information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Ben Blake for Milford reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time by posting a revised Privacy Policy on the Site. You should refer back to this page often for the latest information. Changes to this Privacy Policy will be effective at the time they are posted to the Site and will be indicated by the Effective Date of the Privacy Policy.

1. Information We Collect. We collect information that you provide to us on the Site, such as your full name, address, email address and phone number. If you elect to make a campaign contribution through the Site, you will need to provide us or our third party payment processor with your payment information, including payment card number, related security code, expiration date, cardholder name and billing and address. Additionally, when you make a campaign contribution, we are required by law to collect certain employment information, including your occupation and your employer’s name and address.

2. How We Use Your Information. We may use information that we collect about you through the Site to provide you with information or to solicit you for contributions or to otherwise provide you with services that you request or that we believe you may be interested in. We also use the information you provide to generate and review reports and data about our supporters. We may retain your information for use in conjunction with future operations of Ben Blake for Milford, including future campaigns. We may use or disclose your information when we believe in good faith that it is necessary to do so in order to protect the rights, property or safety of Ben Blake for Milford, our supporters, employees, or any third party, including to protect such parties from fraudulent, abusive, inappropriate, or unlawful activity or to enforce this Privacy Policy.

3. Our Disclosure of Information to Third Parties. We may disclose your information to the following third parties:

  • Government Entities: In order to comply with campaign finance laws, we are required to collect and report to certain government entities the name, mailing address, occupation and employer of individuals who make contributions to Ben Blake for Milford.
  • Our Vendors and Service Providers: We may share your information with our trusted consultants, vendors, service providers or volunteers who provide certain services to us or on our behalf, such as a third-party payment processor. These service providers will only have access to the information needed to perform limited functions on our behalf.
  • Democratic Candidates and Organizations: We may disclose your information to other like-minded candidates and organizations and they may contact you to provide you with information about their campaigns or organizations.

4. Security. We take reasonable measures to protect the information you provide or submit through the Site against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification. However, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or submit through the Site and you do so at your own risk. No internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error-free. You should use caution whenever submitting information online and take special care in deciding what information you submit to us.

5. Third Parties. The Site may contain links to websites that are not owned or operated by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these websites. If you visit these websites or provide any information directly to parties other than Ben Blake for Milford, different policies may apply to the collection and use of your information. We encourage you to investigate and ask questions before accessing third party websites or disclosing information to third parties.

6. Information on Children. The Site is not intended for use by children under the age of thirteen and we will never knowingly collect information directly from children under the age of thirteen without verifiable parental consent. If you are under the age of thirteen, please do not provide us with information of any kind whatsoever. If we become aware that a user is under the age of thirteen and has submitted information to us without verifiable parental consent, we will remove his or her information from our files. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time with their children online and to be familiar with the websites they visit.

7. Retention of Your Information. We retain information for as long as it is necessary and relevant for our operations, including for use in conjunction with future campaigns. The information we retain about you will be handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

8. Unsubscribing from Email Communications. If you wish to unsubscribe from our communications, please email us.

9. How to Contact Us. Please also feel free to contact us if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy.