Privacy Policy


  1. Introduction

TrendTheVote, also known as TrendTheVote.org (“TTV”) is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors participating in website update mailing lists, petitions, and surveys at websites that are intellectual properties of TTV.

  1. Collecting personal information

2.1 We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a) [information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including [your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths]);]

(b) [information that you provide to us when registering with our website (including [your email address]);]

(c) [information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including [your name and email address]);]

(d) [information relating to any purchases you make of our [goods / services / goods and/or services] or any other transactions that you enter into through our website (including [your name, address, telephone number, email address and card details];]

(e) [information that you post to our website for publication on the internet (including [your user name, your profile pictures and the content of your posts]);]

(f) [information contained in or relating to any communications that you send to us or send through our website (including [the communication content and meta data associated with the communication]);]

(g) [any other personal information that you choose to send to us; and]

(h) [[provide details of other personal information collected].]

  1. Using your personal information

3.1 Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.

3.2 We may use your personal information to:

(a) [send you non-marketing commercial communications;]

(b) [send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;]

(c) [send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter);]

(d) [send you marketing communications relating to our business [or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties] which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);]

(e) [provide third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information);]

(f) [deal with inquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website;]

(g) [keep our website secure and prevent fraud;]

(f) [verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website [(including monitoring private messages sent through our website private messaging service)]; and]

(g) [[other uses].]

3.3 [If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.]

3.4 [Your privacy settings can be used to limit the publication of your information on our website, and can be adjusted using privacy controls on the website.]

3.5 [We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party’s direct marketing.]

  1. Disclosing personal information

4.1 We may disclose your personal information to [any of our employees, officers, professional advisers, agents, affiliates staff members, suppliers or subcontractors] insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

4.2 [We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.]

4.3 We may disclose your personal information:

(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;

(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

(d) [to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and]

(e) [to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.]

4.4 Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.

  1. Security of your personal information

5.1 We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

5.2 We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.

5.3 [All electronic financial transactions entered into through our website will be protected by encryption technology.]

5.4 You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

  1. Amendments

6.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

6.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

6.3 [We may notify you of changes to this policy [by email or through the private messaging system on our website].]

  1. Third party websites

7.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.

7.2 We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

  1. Updating information

8.1 Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

  1. Cookies

9.1 Our website uses cookies.

9.2 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

9.3 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

9.4 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

9.5 We use [only session cookies / only persistent cookies / both session and persistent cookies] on our website.

  1. Our details

10.1 This website is owned and operated by TTV

10.2 TTV is a non-partisan, non-profit organization holding a registered office at 9208 NE Highway 99, Vancouver, WA 98665

10.3 You can contact us by writing to the office address given above, by sending an email to privacy@trenthevote.org.