Privacy Policy

About Us

This is a privacy policy for Bill of Rights Defense Committee. Our homepage on the Web is located at http://www.bordc.org. The full text of our privacy policy is available on the Web at http://www.bordc.org/w3c Users may go to http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/498/t/3535/p/salsa/supporter/unsubscribe/public/?unsubscribe_page_KEY=92 for information on how to opt-in or opt-out of use of their information.

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by mail at the following address:

Website Administrator
8 Bridge St Ste A
Northampton, MA 01060 
USA

You may contact us by e-mail at info@bordc.org. You may call us at +1.413.582.0116.

Dispute Resolution and Privacy Seals

We have the following privacy seals and/or dispute resolution mechanisms. If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way, they can help you resolve your concern.

Additional Information

This policy is valid for 1 week from the time that it is loaded by a client.

Data Collection

P3P policies declare the data they collect in groups (also referred to as "statements"). This policy contains 3 data groups. The data practices of each group will be explained separately.


Group "Basic information"

At the user's option, we will collect the following data:

This data will be used for the following purposes:

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Data collected from all Web users: access logs, and search strings (if entered).

Group "Cookies"

At the user's option, we will collect the following data:

This data will be used for the following purposes:

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Cookies are used to track visitors to our site, so we can better understand what portions of our site best serve you.

Group "Mailing registration"

We collect the following information:

At the user's option, we may also collect the following data:

This data will be used for the following purposes:

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents. In addition, the following types of entities will receive this information:

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

This information is collected so that we can send you valuable and useful information which is relevant to your needs and interests.

Cookies

Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Our site makes use of cookies. Cookies are used for the following purposes:


Compact Policy Summary

The compact policy which corresponds to this policy is:

    CP="IDC DSP COR LAW CURa ADMa DEVa TAIa CONa OUR DELa BUS IND PHY ONL UNI COM NAV INT DEM PRE"

The following table explains the meaning of each field in the compact policy.

FieldMeaning
CP= This is the compact policy header; it indicates that what follows is a P3P compact policy.
IDC Access is available to contact information.
DSP The policy contains at least one dispute-resolution mechanism.
COR Violations of this policy will be corrected.
LAW Privacy law specifies penalties for a violation of this policy.
CURa The data is used for completion of the current activity.
ADMa The data is used for site administration.
DEVa The data is used for research and development.
TAIa The data is used for tailoring the site.
CONa The data is used for contacting the user.
OUR The data is given to ourselves and our agents.
DELa The data is given to delivery services.
BUS Our business practices specify how long the data will be kept.
IND The data will be kept indefinitely.
PHY Physical contact information is collected.
ONL Online contact information is collected.
UNI Unique identifiers are collected.
COM Computer information is collected.
NAV Navigation and clickstream data is collected.
INT Interactive data is collected.
DEM Demographic and socioeconomic data is collected.
PRE Preference information is collected.

The compact policy is sent by the Web server along with the cookies it describes. For more information, see the P3P deployment guide at http://www.w3.org/TR/p3pdeployment.


Policy Evaluation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 will evaluate this policy's compact policy whenever it is used with a cookie. The actions IE will take depend on what privacy level the user has selected in their browser (Low, Medium, Medium High, or High; the default is Medium. In addition, IE will examine whether the cookie's policy is considered satisfactory or unsatisfactory, whether the cookie is a session cookie or a persistent cookie, and whether the cookie is used in a first-party or third-party context. This section will attempt to evaluate this policy's compact policy against Microsoft's stated behavior for IE6.

Note: this evaluation is currently experimental and should not be considered a substitute for testing with a real Web browser.

Unsatisfactory policy: this compact policy is considered unsatisfactory according to the rules defined by Internet Explorer 6. The behavior of Internet Explorer 6 regarding cookies set under this compact policy is as follows:

First-party usageThird-party usage
Persistent Cookies
  • Low: Policy satisfactory at this level; cookies will be accepted.
  • Medium: Opt-out is not provided for all unsatisfactory purposes and recipients, so the cookie will be downgraded to a session cookie.
  • Medium High: No opt-out is provided, so the cookie will be blocked.
  • High: Since opt-in is not required, the cookie will be blocked.
  • Low: Opt-out is not provided for all unsatisfactory purposes and recipients, so the cookie will be downgraded to a session cookie.
  • Medium: Opt-out is not provided for all unsatisfactory purposes and recipients, so the cookie will be blocked.
  • Medium High: Since opt-in is not required, the cookie will be blocked.
  • High: Since opt-in is not required, the cookie will be blocked.
Session Cookies
  • Low: Policy satisfactory at this level; cookies will be accepted.
  • Medium: Policy satisfactory at this level; cookies will be accepted.
  • Medium High: Policy satisfactory at this level; cookies will be accepted.
  • High: Since opt-in is not required, the cookie will be blocked.
  • Low: Policy satisfactory at this level; cookies will be accepted.
  • Medium: Opt-out is not provided for all unsatisfactory purposes and recipients, so the cookie will be blocked.
  • Medium High: Since opt-in is not required, the cookie will be blocked.
  • High: Since opt-in is not required, the cookie will be blocked.
A policy which is considered unsatisfactory by Internet Explorer 6 contains certain categories of data which are used or shared in a particular manner. This policy is placed in the unsatisfactory category, because the following categories of data are associated with this policy's cookies:

In addition, the data is used in the following manner, marking the policy as unsatisfactory:

Note that allowing an opt-out will make this policy acceptable under the Low and Medium settings, and under Medium High for first-party cookie usage. At the High setting, and at the Medium High setting for third-party cookies, all of these data uses must be opt-in for the policy to be considered satisfactory.