Privacy Policy

Last Revised: [10/09/2023]

This Privacy Policy explains how the Ross Township Democratic Committee (the “RTDC”, “we” or “us”) collects, uses, and discloses information about you when you access or use our website that links to this Privacy Policy (collectively,  or otherwise interact with us.

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by revising the “Last Revised” date at the top of this Privacy Policy and, in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as by adding a statement to our website homepage or by sending you a notification). 



Information You Provide To Us

We collect information you provide directly to us. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, and any other information you choose to provide.

In addition, note that the United States Federal Election Commission, United States Internal Revenue Service, and certain state agencies may require us to collect and publicly report certain information from donors. For example, the Federal Elections Commission requires us to collect (and disclose) the name, mailing address, occupation, and employer of all individuals whose donations exceed $200 per calendar year.

Other Information We Collect When You Use Our Website

When you access or use the Website, we automatically collect certain information about you, including:

  • Log Information: We collect information  such as your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, your operating system, and the type of browser you use.
  • Device Information: We collect information about the computer or mobile device you use, such as the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information.
  • Location Information: We may derive the approximate location of your device from your IP address.
  • Information Collected by Cookies and Similar Tracking Technologies: We (and our service providers) use various technologies to collect information, including cookies and web beacons. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that, among other things, help us to improve your experience, see which areas or features of the site are popular, and count visits to the site. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, please see the YOUR CHOICES section of this Privacy Policy below. 



We use information we collect for the following purposes:

  • to provide, maintain, and improve the site;
  • to provide you with services, products, or information you request, and to send you related information, such as notifications and confirmations;
  • to send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
  • to respond to your emails, submissions, comments, questions, and requests, and to provide customer service;
  • to request feedback;
  • to send you newsletters, and to otherwise provide you with news and information that we think will be of interest to you, such as sending you information to keep you informed about various campaigns, candidates, issues, events, resources, promotions, contests, products, and services;
  • to help connect you with other supporters, and to solicit volunteers, donations, and support for the RTDC and for candidates, issues, events, and organizations that we support;
  • to remind you to send in your voter registration form and to vote, and to assist you in finding your voter registration information and polling location;
  • to contact you if additional information is necessary under federal election laws or other applicable laws;
  • to monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities;
  • to carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.

User data will not be shared with any other parties.



Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject browser cookies, such removal or rejection could affect the availability and functionality of the website.

Promotional Communications

You may “opt out” of receiving promotional communications (such as text messages, email updates, and newsletters) from the RTDC by following the instructions in those communications. Please note that we may still send you other types of non-promotional communications.

SMS Opt-Out

If you are receiving text messages from us and wish to stop receiving them, simply respond with either “STOP” or “UNSUBSCRIBE” to the number from which you received the message. Once we receive your message, you will no longer receive further text messages from us.

Data Protection

To prevent unauthorized access to and appropriate use of your information, we have put in place reasonable controls to protect your personal data. However, no method of data protection is 100% secure.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected].

On occasion, this policy may be updated or amended. If significant changes are made, users will be notified by placing a notification on our site and/or emailing addresses we have on record.