Last modified: October 1, 2022
Welcome to this Tech for Progress Inc. site and mobile app, operated by Tech for Progress Inc. d/b/a IN Tech for Progress Inc. (“Tech for Progress,” “Company,” “us,” or “we”). At Tech for Progress we respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.
This policy applies to information we collect:
On these Services.
In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and these Services.
Through Websites related to these Services.
Through mobile and desktop applications you download from these Services, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and these Services.
When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites, apps, and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.
It does not apply to information collected by:
Us offline or through any other means, including on any other Services operated by Company or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries); or
Any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or through the Services.
Children Under the Age of 16
Our Services are not intended for children under 16 years of age. No one under age 16 may provide any information to or on the Services. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If you are under 16, do not use or provide any information on these Services or through any of their features, register on the Services, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or username you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at the information below.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Services, including information:
By which you may be personally identified, such as name, email address, or telephone number (“personal information”);
About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Services, and usage details.
We collect this information:
Directly from you when you provide it to us.
Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, and other tracking technologies.
From third parties, for example, our business partners.
Information You Provide to Us
The information we collect on or through our Services may include:
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Services. This includes, but is not limited to, information provided at the time of registering to use our Services, subscribing to our Services, or requesting further Services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Services.
Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.
Voting wait time information you submit, including, but not limited to, vote center locations, dates, times of day, and/or estimated wait times.
Geolocation data, including GPS coordinates.
Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.
Details of donations you carry out through our Services and of the fulfillment of your orders. You may be required to provide financial information before making a donation through our Services.
Your search queries on the Services.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Services, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
Details of your visits to our Services, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Services.
Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.
The information we collect automatically may include personal information, or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Services and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Services according to your individual interests.
Speed up your searches.
Recognize you when you return to our Services.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
To present our Services and its contents to you.
To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
To provide you with notices about your account.
To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including processing your request or application.
To notify you about changes to our Services or any products or other services we offer or provide though it.
To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Services.
To provide Indiana residents with information related to voting wait times at certain polling locations in Indiana.
To provide Indiana residents with information related to the location of certain polling locations in Indiana.
To validate location information.
To analyze and/or summarize voting wait times and/or the number of voters at polling locations in Indiana.
To communicate with you in relation to our Services.
To perform analysis on for the purpose of informing public policy on access to voting.
In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
For any other purpose with your consent.
We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third-parties’ services or volunteer opportunities that may be of interest to you.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose aggregated information about our users without restriction.
To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Tech for Progress’ assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Tech for Progress about our users is among the assets transferred.
To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. For example, when using our Services you may provide contact information related to registering. In choosing to do so, you may provide us with information that we use to send you information, evaluate and process your request or application, or provide you with the services you request.
For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
With your consent.
We may also disclose your personal information:
To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
To enforce or apply our Terms of Service (available at https://www.intechforprogress.org/terms-of-service) and other agreements.
If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Tech for Progress, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. Please consult your browser’s documentation to learn how. Note that certain portions of the Services may not operate as intended if you refuse certain cookies.
Promotional Offers from Tech for Progress. If you do not wish to have your email address/contact information used by Tech for Progress to promote our own Services, you can opt-out by using the UNSUBSCRIBE feature in the email you receive from Tech for Progress, which will remove you from future email distributions. This opt out does not apply to information provided to Tech for Progress as a result of a donation, or activity on the Service.
We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way.
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
If you are a user who has a registered account(s) on the Services (a “Registered User”), you can review and change some of your Personal Information by logging into the Services and visiting your account management page, or contacting us at the information below.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Services. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Services.
Account Security and Confidentiality Requirements for Registered Users
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Services, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone, and that you exercise best practices when setting and protecting your password.
Except where disclosure is required for legal, accounting, or regulatory purposes, you and the Company agree that all information, items, records, data, and other material provided pursuant to or in connection with the Services, shall be kept in strict confidence, shall be used only for the purposes of such agreements, and shall not be disclosed by either party, its agents or employees, without, in each instances, the prior written consent of the other party; provided, however, that you or we may disclose generally, your membership and participation in the programs and services of the Company without your consent. You acknowledge and agree that the Company may disclose your information, without your consent or review, to the extent required or permitted by law. Each party agrees to take commercially reasonable precautions to prevent the unauthorized disclosure of such information, including comply with security procedures deemed necessary by the Company. All computer programs, manuals, materials, forms, facilities, ideas, concepts, techniques, and know-how used, prepared or developed by us, and any improvements, extensions, or modifications thereof, are and shall remain the exclusive property of the Company, and may not be used by you, your agents, employees, or others, without our prior written consent.
IN Tech for Progress
PO Box 441282
Indianapolis, IN 46244