Privacy Notice for Petitions by The Witness

Last Updated: October 14, 2023

1. Information We Collect

a. Personal Information: When you use our website and services, we may collect personal information that you provide to us, including your name, email address, and other contact information.

b. Petition Information: Information related to petitions you create, support, or sign, such as the content of the petition and your reasons for supporting it.

c. Usage Data: We may automatically collect data related to your use of our website, including your IP address, browser type, pages visited, and timestamps of access.

2. How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

a. Petition Management: To facilitate the creation, promotion, and signing of petitions on our platform.

b. Communication: To send updates, notifications, and other relevant information regarding petitions you have signed or created.

c. Improvement and Analysis: To analyze user behavior, enhance our services, and ensure the security and integrity of our platform.

3. Information Sharing

We do not share your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes. However, we may share your information in the following circumstances:

a. Petition Support: Information about the petitions you sign may be shared with the petition creator and relevant authorities as required for the petition's advocacy.

b. Service Providers: We may engage service providers who help us operate, maintain, and improve our website. These providers have limited access to your information and are bound by confidentiality agreements.

c. Legal Compliance: We may disclose your information to comply with legal obligations, protect our rights, and ensure the safety of our users.

4. Your Choices and Rights

a. Access and Correction: You can access and update your personal information in your account settings.

b. Marketing Communications: You can opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us by following the instructions provided in those communications.

5. Data Security

We implement security measures to protect your personal information, but no data transmission or storage system is entirely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of your data.

6. Children's Privacy

Our services are not intended for individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect information from children under this age.

7. Changes to this Privacy Notice

We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time. When we make changes, we will revise the "Last Updated" date at the beginning of this notice. We encourage you to review this notice periodically.