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Whitlow for Congress Privacy Policies


Last Updated: February 26, 2024

Whitlow for Congress (the “Campaign”) is the authorized committee (FEC ID C00863621) of Stuart N. Whitlow (FEC candidate ID H4TX31081), Democratic candidate for the 31st Congressional District of Texas. Visit to examine forms and reports filed by the Campaign. Whitlow for Congress is a political organization under section 527(a) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy explains how Whitlow for Congress (referred to as the “Campaign,” “we,” or “us”) collects, uses, and discloses information about you when you access or use our websites and mobile sites that link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Site”).

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of the policy and, in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as adding a statement to our website homepage or sending you a notification). We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access the Site or otherwise interact with us to stay informed about our information practices and the choices available to you.




Information You Provide to Us:

We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you sign up to receive updates, request information, fill out a form, sign a petition, sign up as a volunteer, sign up for an event, submit content, participate in a contest or promotion, make a donation or purchase, apply for a job, communicate with us via third-party social media sites, request support, send us an email, or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your name, contact information (such as email address, postal address, and phone number), resume information, and any other information you choose to provide.

The Campaign retains scans of all contributions to the campaign made by check.


In addition, the Federal Elections Commission (the “FEC”) requires us to collect certain personal information from donors. For example, the Commission requires us to collect (and disclose to them) the name, mailing address, occupation, employer, and job title of individuals whose contributions equal or exceed $100 in a reporting period. If a contributor’s spouse is an employee or member of a law firm, the name of the spouse’s law firm must also be reported. (For additional information, please visit the Commission’s website at


Information That We Do Not Collect:


As of the date of this policy, the Campaign does NOT:

  • Use cookies on this Site;

  • Provide accounts on this Site for visitors;

  • Collect or store credit-card, debit-card, or bank account information from online donations made through our THIRD-PARTY VENDORS. (See below);

  • Sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information, including email addresses and phone numbers, to outside parties. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.


Automatically Collected Information:


When you access or use our Site, we automatically collect information about you, including:

  • Transactional Information: If you make a donation or purchase, we may collect information about the transaction, such as donation amount, purchase price, product details, and date and location of the transaction.

  • Location Information: We may derive the approximate location of your device, such as from your IP address.


Information We Collect From Other Sources:

We and our service providers may also obtain information about you from other sources and combine that with information we collect about you on our Site. For example, we may collect voter file data from state parties and other democratic organizations, from public databases, and from private organizations.

Use of Information:

We may use the information we collect to:

  • Provide, maintain, and improve our Site;

  • Provide and deliver the information you request, process donations and transactions, and send you related information, including confirmations and receipts;

  • Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages and provide technical support;

  • Respond to your emails, submissions, comments, questions, and requests; request feedback or support, and otherwise contact you about your participation in the campaign and the use of the Sites;

  • Communicate with you about the campaign, such as sending you information to keep you informed about various issues, events, activities, and volunteer opportunities, and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you (see YOUR CHOICES below for information about how to opt out of these communications at any time);

  • To solicit volunteers, donations, and support for the Campaign and for other candidates, issues, and organizations that we support and to connect you with other volunteers;

  • Contact you if federal or state election law requires us to request additional information from you;

  • Remind you to vote and register to vote and assist you in finding your registration information, polling location, and campaign events near you;

  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our Site;

  • Personalize the Site and provide advertisements, content, or features based on your preferences, interests, and browsing and online activities;

  • Detect, investigate, and prevent fraudulent transactions and other illegal activities and protect the rights and property of the Campaign and others; and

  • Carry out any other purpose described to you at the time the information was collected.


Sharing of Information:

We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

  • With vendors, service providers, volunteers, and consultants who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf;

  • To report required information to the FEC as described above (see INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US);

  • In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law or legal process, including lawful requests by public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements; When we believe in good faith that we are lawfully authorized or required to do so or that doing so is reasonably necessary or appropriate to comply with the law or legal processes or respond to lawful requests, claims or legal authorities, including responding to lawful subpoenas, warrants, or court orders;

  • If we believe your actions are inconsistent with the spirit or language of our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of the Campaign, its employees, volunteers, constituents, or others;

  • In connection with, or during negotiations of, any reorganization, formation of new committee or successor organization, asset sale or transfer, financing or lending transaction or in any other situation where personal information may be disclosed or transferred as one of the assets of the Campaign;

  • With your consent or at your direction.


Links to Other Websites:

The Site may contain links to other websites. For example, we may link to third-party sites to facilitate donations or purchases. Any personal information you provide on such linked pages is provided directly to that third party and is subject to that third party’s privacy policy, and not this privacy policy. We encourage you to learn about their privacy and security practices and policies before providing them with personal information.

Third-Party Vendors:

The Campaign contracts with ActBlue and uses their donation-processing platform,, to process donations via credit card, debit card, and ACH bank transfers. The Campaign does not have access to this information other than the last four digits of the card or account. The Campaign does not itself keep a record of or store

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