Welcome to the official web site (the “Site”) of The Wake County Republican Party. The Wake County Republican Party, or Wake GOP, is the official political party committee for the Republican Party of Wake County, North Carolina.
Information Collected and How it is Collected
Automatically Generated Information: The Wake County Republican Party and our third party service providers may also collect non-personally identifiable information that is generated automatically while you are visiting the Site, other websites, mobile websites and/or mobile applications or elsewhere on the Internet in order to provide content and advertisements about goods and services of interest to you across those various devices. This data includes, but is not limited to, information such as IP address, web pages visited before and after visiting the Site, date and time, domain type, type of mobile device you use, your device’s unique ID, web pages you view and links you click on within the Site and interactions with an advertisement delivered by us or a third party advertising technology vendor. This type of information may be collected using different types of technologies, such as cookies and pixels. An IP address, for example, is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit our Site, we may view the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and understand from what regions of the world our Site visitors come. We also may use your non-personally identifiable information to enhance our Site.
All Site users remain anonymous unless they choose to give us their personal information. You may elect not to allow us to collect and use this non-personally identifiable data as part of our Service by following the Opt Out procedures described below.
Cookies and Other Technologies
Disabling Cookies: The “Help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive cookies, and how to disable cookies altogether. Note that if you reject or block cookies, it may affect your ability to enjoy the full functionality and experience of our Site.
Web Beacons: Pages of our Site [and our e-mails] may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Wake County Republican Party, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or [opened an e-mail] and for other related web site statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain web site content and verifying system and server integrity).
We, along with our third party service providers, may use non-personally identifiable information to provide more relevant advertising and content. If you’d like to learn more about this practice and your choices with respect to data collection, please visit the Digital Advertising Alliance site, by clicking here http://www.aboutads.info/choices or the Evidon opt-out program currently available at http://www.evidon.com/consumers-privacy/opt-out. You can also stop this Site from collecting certain types of information that provide more tailored online ads and messages to you by clicking here http://www.lotame.com/opt-out-preference-manager.
Information Use and Sharing
Contests, Sweepstakes and Other Promotions: On our Site, you may wish to participate in contests, sweepstakes and other promotions that we may offer from time to time. Through these promotions, you may choose to participate in activities such as sharing information found on our Site with others and sending e-mail invitations. In connection with any contests, sweepstakes and other promotions that we may offer from time to time via our Site, we use the information you provide to administer the contests, sweepstakes and other promotions. Subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions, we also may use the information to communicate with you, or the other people you select, or our partners may use such information to communicate with you about the contests, sweepstakes or other promotions or their products and services. If you choose to participate in these promotions, and are eligible to do so, we may ask you for information such as your name, e-mail address, date of birth and telephone number.
Third Party Features
Submitting your e-mail: Submitting your address anywhere on the Site may result in your e-mail address being added to the Wake County Republican Party e-mail list. You may unsubscribe to Wake County Republican Party e-mails at any time by opting out of e-mail subscriptions with the “unsubscribe” link included in each e-mail. Your e-mail address will be removed from our marketing list. Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request, as some promotions may already be in process.
We employ and maintain technology and security measures designed to protect your personal information. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or receive from us.
Digital Advertising Alliance
This Site adheres to the Digital Advertising Alliance’s (“DAA”) Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising, which administers a program to help inform consumers about data collection and advertising practices and provides consumers a means to exercise choice with respect to certain advertising practices of participating companies. For more information about the DAA and the choices available via the program, please visit the DAA web site at www.aboutads.info.
We strongly encourage parents and guardians to regularly monitor and supervise their children’s online activities.
All contributions made to the Site are considered final unless the donation is not in compliance with North Carolina election law and/or North Carolina State Board of Elections and/or federal election law and/or Federal Election Commission regulations. All purchases from the online store are considered contributions to the Wake County Republican Party.