Privacy Policy

Statement of Privacy

The Libertarian Party of Florida, hereinafter known as the “LPF”, is committed to protecting your privacy and giving you a safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy governs data collection and usage that applies to the LPF website, its databases, and other lists of data that the LPF maintains. By using the LPF website, you consent to the standard data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

The LPF collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address, employer and occupational information, or telephone number. The LPF also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by the LPF. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, screen resolution, type of mobile device, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by the LPF for the operation of the LPF, to maintain quality of the website, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the LPF website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the LPF message boards (lpf.org/forums), this information may be collected and used by others. Note: the LPF does not read any of your private online communications when using this software.

The LPF encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the LPF so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The LPF is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the LPF and LPF.ORG family of websites.

Use of your Personal Information

The LPF collects and uses your personal information to operate the LPF website and deliver the services you have requested. The LPF also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of news or events available by the LPF and its affiliates. The LPF may also contact you via email, phone, or postal mail surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current political climate or feedback about your membership, should you have one.

The LPF does not sell, rent or lease its member lists to third parties. The LPF may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external organizations about particular items that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, the LPF may share data with trusted partners or affiliates to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide member support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to the LPF, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The LPF does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, gender, religion, income level, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

The LPF keeps track of the websites and pages our users and members visit within the LPF, in order to determine what LPF services and information are the most popular. This data may be used to deliver customized content within the LPF to members whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

The LPF website will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so with all valid subpoena requests or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on LPF or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the LPF; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the LPF, or the public. Moreover, when it is possible and a valid option, we will provide the user an opportunity to object to any requested disclosures. We cannot provide information that we do not have. The LPF will not participate with any request that is unconstitutional.

Use of Cookies

The LPF website use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize LPF pages, or register with the LPF site or services, a cookie helps the LPF to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, home addresses, and so on. When you return to the same LPF website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the LPF features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the LPF website or family of LPF.ORG websites.

Security of your Personal Information

The LPF secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure to third parties. The LPF secures the personally identifiable information you provide on web servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure to third parties. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Online contributions to the LPF are processed using a secure payment gateway. All card numbers are encrypted on disk with AES-256. Decryption keys are stored on separate machines. The secure payment gateway has been audited by a PCI-certified auditor, and is certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1. This is the most stringent level of certification available.

Changes to this Statement

The LPF will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect member feedback. Notice of such changes will be posted on the LPF blog on LPF.ORG (lpf.org/news). The LPF encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the LPF is protecting your information.

Contact Information

The LPF welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that the LPF has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the LPF at info@lpf.org. We will use reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.