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Privacy Policy

At the offices of Senator Steve Waugh, we put forth every effort to ensure the privacy and security of information that you share with us online. We urge you to take steps also to protect the privacy of your personal information, such as safeguarding your passwords and logging off of the website after submitting personal information. If you have broadband access to the Internet, we strongly advise you to use a firewall.

How do we protect your information?

Our website has a number of security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. Our computer systems have restricted access limited only to those persons and organizations necessary to its proper functioning. This access applies to all electronic and physical security measures. Highly sensitive data is additionally secured through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. Our servers are located in a locked, secure environment.

How do we use the information you provide?

For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes only the consumer’s domain name, but not the email address.

We collect information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

The information we collect is used to notify visitors about updates to our Web site.

Cookies

We cannot and do not access any information stored in a cookie by other websites.

IP Addresses and Log File Data

We log your IP address, which is the location of your computer or network on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We also use page hits in the aggregate to track the popularity of pages that people visit in order to improve the quality of the site. There is no personal identifiable information collected in our log files.

Information on Children

Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and its accompanying FTC regulations establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13, without express and verifiable parental consent. Our site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13, and we have designed our sites to block our knowing acceptance of information from children under 13 whenever age-related information is requested.

Additional Information

If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by or Following the instructions at the bottom of any email sent to you via our Email Alert List (if you have registered).
With respect to Ad Servers: We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and we will use for these new purposes only data collected from the time of the policy change forward. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.

Unsubscribing from Email Communications

Visitors who have registered for email alerts can access their information located on email communications. We will regularly process these requests. To comply with federal election law, however, our contributor records will be continuously maintained in a separate secure database.

With respect to security: We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us using the contact information provided in this website.

 
Senator Steve Waugh
2W Miller Senate Office Building, 11 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-841-3673 | 301-858-3673 | Toll-free in MD: 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3673

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