PAHOUSE PRIVACY STATEMENT
Thank you for visiting pahouse.com, PA House of Representatives - Democratic Caucus. Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, please review this statement explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

Information Collected

In some areas of Pahouse.com you are invited to sign a petition or guestbook, subscribe to electronic updates, or participate in an online survey. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these pages include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, and information about your interests in various programs, initiatives and constituent services.

Some Web-based communications allow you to submit information about other people. For example, you might submit a person's e-mail address to send the message you received directly to the recipient, also known as "send to a friend."  This information may be collected for use in future outreach efforts.

Certain non-personally identifiable information also may be collected when you visit many of our Web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Microsoft Windows or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink).

How Information is Used

The information you provide about yourself may be used to fulfill your requests for information on our programs and services, to respond to your inquiries about issues, and to offer you more information on these issues, programs or services that may be of interest to you.

This information is sometimes used to communicate with you, such as to notify you of proposed legislation or initiatives, changes to our subscriber agreements, or to fulfill a request by you for electronic updates.

Personally identifiable information may be disclosed in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency's request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our terms of use, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Web site and applicable laws or as otherwise required or permitted by law or consistent with legal requirements. Employees and Legislators of the PA House of Representatives - Democratic Caucus who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Statement by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing.

Although appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information is taken, it cannot be fully guaranteed that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Statement.

Information received online with outside records may at times be combined to enhance the ability to deliver to you those services that may be of interest to you. If you have signed up to receive e-mails and prefer not to receive additional information from the PA House of Representatives - Democratic Caucus, follow the "unsubscribe" instructions provided on any e-mail you receive from this site.

Finally, The PA House of Representatives - Democratic Caucus, pahouse.com Web site covered by this Privacy Statement will not use or transfer personally identifiable information provided by you in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you with an opportunity to opt out of these unrelated uses.

Cookies

To enhance your experience with pahouse.com, many Web pages use "cookies." Cookies are text files that are placed in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not reveal your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information by, for example, signing a guestbook. However, once you choose to furnish the site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.

Our Commitment to Security

The PA House of Representatives - Democratic Caucus has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information collected online.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about the online privacy statement for this site or its implementation, please e-mail the webmaster.