Privacy policy


Last Updated: May 16, 2016

This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used, and disclosed by Neighbors For Ilhan.  This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect when you use the website or mobile site.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time.  If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of the policy.


Collection of Information

Information You Provide to Us

We collect information you provide directly to us.  For example, we collect information when you fill out a form, send us an email, sign up to receive email or text message updates, request information, sign a petition, sign up as a volunteer, create an account, participate in a contest or promotion, make a donation or purchase, communicate with us via third party social media sites, or otherwise communicate with us.  The types of information we collect may include your name, email address, social media handles, user names, postal address, phone number, mobile number, credit card information, location, and other contact or identifying information you choose to provide.

In addition, the Minnesota Campaign Finance Board may require us to collect certain personal information from donors.  For example, the Board requires us to collect and disclose: the name and mailing address of all individuals whose donations exceed $20 per election cycle; additionally  the occupation and employer of all individuals whose donations exceed $200 per election cycle; or if you, the donor, are self-employed  we need to collect your occupation. Lastly, If you, the donor, are registered with the Board, we are required to collect your Board registration number.

Information We Collect Automatically, When You Visit Our Site

  • What You View: We log information about your use, including access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to site.
  • Device Information: We may collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our Sites, including the hardware model, operating system and version, device identifiers and mobile network information.
  • Cookies and Tracking: We may send cookies to your computer or mobile device.  Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us to improve your experience of our site, see which areas and what content of our site are popular, and count visits.  We may also collect information using Tracking Pixels.  Tracking Pixels are electronic images that may be used in our site or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness, and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon.  For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see "Your Choices" below.


Use of Information

We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:

  • Provide, maintain, and improve our site and send you confirmations, receipts, technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;
  • Respond to your emails, submissions, comments, questions and requests, provide customer service, request feedback, and otherwise contact you about your use of the site;
  • Send you newsletters and otherwise provide you with information or services you request, such as sending you information to keep you informed about various campaigns, candidates, issues, events, resources, promotions, contests, products and services;
  • Contact you if other information is necessary under MN election law;
  • Remind you to vote and register to vote and assist you in finding your registration information, polling location and campaign events near you;
  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our sites; 
  • Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.


Sharing of Information

We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

  • When we are lawfully authorized or required to do so or that doing so is reasonably necessary or appropriate to comply with the law or legal processes or respond to lawful requests, claims or legal authorities, including responding to lawful subpoenas, warrants, or court orders;
  • With your consent or at your direction, including if we notify you that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information.


Social Sharing Features 

The site may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook "Like" button), which let you share actions you take on our Sites with other media, and vice versa.  The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature.  For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.


Your Choices


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 cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our sites.


You may opt out of receiving text messages, updates, and newsletters by following the instructions in those emails or text messages.


Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.