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Privacy Policy

What information does this website collect from visitors and how is this information used?

When you visit the League of Women Voters® of The Elgin Area website, your browser automatically sends information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected using Google Analytics. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by League of Women Voters® of The Elgin Area for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the League of Women Voters® of The Elgin Area website.

Like many websites, we use “cookie” technology.  A “cookie” is a piece of data stored on the user’s machine that enables the browser to store and recall information and only has meaning to the League’s Web site.  Some portions of the League’s Web site are hosted by vendors providing services to the League, such as our online voter registration tool (VoteNet) and our grassroots advocacy tool (Salsa); these vendors have their own privacy policies.

For general information on cookies, you may want to consult http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/c/ cookie.html 

We will ask you to provide additional contact information, which may include your name, street address, city, state, zip code, phone number and billing information, depending upon which of the following you wish to do:

  • receive our monthly electronic newsletter;
  • receive our electronic Grassroots Lobby Corps Action Alerts;
  • order our publications or other products;
  • make a contribution;
  • join or renew as a League member;
  • request information from the League.

The League may, from time to time, share the name and mailing address of its non-member financial supporters with other non-profit organizations.  Members and supporters may also receive additional communications from the League, such as occasional news and alerts about the issues on which we work.

The League will not rent, sell or trade your email address or phone number with any third party. 

How can you contact the League about your information?  

You may contact the League by emailing us or phoning us at <visit our Contact Us page> to facilitate a review of your personal information and request corrections. A financial supporter may request that the League withhold mailing information from any mailing list exchanges with other non-profit organizations, by emailing us or phoning us at <visit our Contact Us page>.

Framed or Linked Access

The information on this site (www.lwvelginarea.org) is posted by the League of Women Voters of The Elgin Area (LWV Elgin Area). When information on this site is accessed from another URL, the appearance of the LWV Elgin Area information does not imply endorsement or support of surrounding content.

Links to Third Party Sites

The League of Women Voters® of The Elgin Area website may contain links to other Web Sites (“Linked Sites”). Such Linked Sites contain information created, maintained or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of the League. The League does not endorse, approve, certify or control these external internet addresses and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness or correct sequencing of information located at such addresses. Use of any information obtained from Linked Sites is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy and timeliness. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement or favoring by the League of Women Voters of The Elgin Area.