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Privacy guidelines

A. About Us:

Welcome to (the “Website”). Integrity Capital LLC (“Wonk”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) is the owner and operator of the Website. The Website is a non-partisan venue that gives people the ability to create and publish stories, articles, commentary, slideshows, information, and photographs in the field of politics. Wonk does this through our Website and by the services otherwise offered by us (together with the Website, our “Services”). By accessing or using our Services, including any feature available through our Services, you the end user (“User(s)”, “you”, or “your”), expressly agree to be bound to and to abide by this Privacy Policy (the “Policy”), our Terms of Use, our Terms of Service (if applicable), and any other policy Wonk may develop from time to time (collectively, “Policies”), which creates a legal and enforceable agreement whether or not you create an Account (defined below), purchase Products (defined below), or whether or not you obtain, transmit, share, post, send, receive, follow, rate, link, email, or otherwise communicate (“Post”): Submissions, photographs, graphics, images, video, messages, comments, data, text, descriptions, information, links, software, music, sound, any other input (“Content”) using our Services. If you do not agree to be bound to or to abide by this Policy and our other Policies, do not browse our Website or use our Services.

B. Privacy Policy:

Please read this Policy as it includes important information regarding your Personal Data and other information. Capitalized terms not defined in this Policy shall have the meanings given to such terms in our Terms of Use or Terms of Service, as the case may be. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

1. Information We Collect.

(a) Personal Data is collected from you when you create an Account with us or when you otherwise disclose Personal Data to us when using our Services. “Personal Data” means any information that may be used to identify an individual. To create an Account with us, you will be asked to provide us with your name, address, email address, username and password. You may also choose to provide additional information during the Account registration process.

(b) When you browse our Services, you do so anonymously, unless you have previously created an Account with us. However, we may log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer) to give us an idea of which part of our Services you visit and how long you spend there. However, we do not link your IP address to any Personal Data unless you have logged into our Services. Like many other commercial Websites, our Services may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you interact with our Services. Please see below for more information.

2. How We Use It.

We use, allow access to, or disclose your Personal Data to third parties to:

(a) Enable us to provide our Services to you;
(b) To notify you regarding Submissions and Products;
(c) Update you about Services;
(c) Process payment of Fees;
(d) Allow you participate in promotional offers;
(e) Respond to requests for assistance from our customer support team; and
(f) Carry on our business.

3. Who We Share It With.

(a) We will use or disclose Personal Data to the extent necessary, in our sole discretion, to provide Services to you.

(b) We may disclose Personal Data to the extent required by law or by court order.

(c) We may disclose Personal Data to protect our rights and property, to prevent fraudulent activity or other deceptive practices, or to prevent a likely threat of physical harm to others.

(d) We may disclose Personal Data to third parties in connection with direct marketing efforts. However, we do not currently provide Personal Data for direct marketing purposes.

(e) We may transfer Personal Data if Wonk is acquired by (or merged with) another company, or if the assets of Wonk are sold to another company. In all of these circumstances, you understand and agree that our Terms and Conditions of Use and this Policy will be assigned and delegated to the other company.

(f) Personal Data or other information may be shared with our agents and contractors to perform services for us.

4. Security of Your Personal Information.

We exercise care and prudence in protecting the security of Personal Data provided to us. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, you have a significant role in Account security. No one can see or edit your Personal Data collected by us without knowing your username and password, so do not share these with others. WE TAKE THESE PRECAUTIONS IN AN EFFORT TO PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION AGAINST SECURITY BREACHES. HOWEVER, THIS IS NOT A GUARANTEE THAT SUCH INFORMATION MAY NOT BE ACCESSED, DISCLOSED, ALTERED, OR DESTROYED BY BREACH OF SUCH FIREWALLS AND SECURE SERVER SOFTWARE. BY USING OUR SERVICES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO ASSUME THESE RISKS.

5. Your Account.

(a) Users may review and update Personal Data by logging into their Account. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as password and username, before granting access to any Personal Data.

(b) If your Account is terminated by you or us, we will remove your name and other Personal Data from our publicly viewable database. If you close your Account, we have no obligation to retain Content related to you, and may delete any or all of your Account information without liability. However, we may retain Content related to you if we believe it may be necessary to prevent fraud or future abuse, or for our business purposes. We may also retain and use your Content if necessary to provide Services to other Users. For example, just as an email you may send to another person through an email service provider resides in that person’s inbox even after you delete it from your sent files or close your account, Content you Post through our Services may remain visible to others after your Account has been terminated. Similarly, other Content you have shared with others, or that others have copied, may also remain visible. We disclaim any liability in relation to the deletion or retention (subject to the terms of this Policy) of Content or any obligation not to delete the Content.

6. Use of Cookies.

We and third parties with whom we may partner may use cookies, clear GIFs (also known as ‘web beacons’), or local shared objects (sometimes called ‘flash cookies’) to help you personalize our Website. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a webpage server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a webpage server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. A clear GIF is typically a transparent graphic image (usually 1 pixel by 1 pixel in size) that is used in conjunction with our Website, which allows us to measure the actions of Users who open pages that contain the clear gif. We use clear GIFs to measure traffic and related browsing behavior, and to improve your experience when using our Website. We may also use customized links or other similar technologies to track hyperlinks that you click, and associate that information with your Personal Data in order to provide you with more focused communications. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies and Clear GIFs may be unusable if you elect to reject cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify the browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of our Website.

7. Compliance with the Children’s Online Policy Protection Act.

Protecting the privacy young people is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain Personal Data or other information through our Services from those we actually know are under thirteen (13), and no part of our Services are structured to attract anyone under thirteen (13). We expressly disclaim, and you expressly release us from, any and all liability whatsoever for any controversies, claims, suits, injuries, harm, loss, penalties, damages, arising from and/or in any way related to any misrepresentations regarding the age of any User. We reserve the right to suspend and/or terminate with or without notice the Account of User who we believe has provided false information when registering for and/or using the Services and each User agrees to make no further use of the Services after termination and/or during suspension.

8. Third Party Content.

We and/or third parties may provide links to Third Party Sites. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those third parties, nor are we responsible for the information or materials they contain. This Policy applies solely to information collected by us through our Services; thus when you use a link to go from our Website to a Third Party Site, this policy is no longer in effect. We encourage Users to read the privacy policies of Third Party Sites before proceeding to use them.

9. Affiliated Businesses We Do Not Control.

We may use third-party companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include but are not limited to scheduling, hosting, data storage, sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from User lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links), payment processing, shipping, and providing customer service. We will provide such entities with access to certain information needed to perform their functions, but will take measures to ensure that they may not use it for other purposes.

10. Changes to our Policy.

We reserve the right to change this Policy, our Terms of Use, our Terms of Service and our other Polices at any time. We will notify you about changes to this Policy by placing the updated Policy on our Website. You agree that your use of our Services after such notification will constitute acceptance by you of such changes to our Policy.

11. Questions or Comments Regarding this Policy.

Any disputes regarding your privacy and/or this Policy are subject to our Terms of Use, Terms of Service, and other Policies. We value your comments and opinions. If you have questions, comments or a complaint about compliance with this Policy, you may send a written notice to us at:

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