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Privacy Policy

This website is owned, operated and maintained by Election Systems and Software ("Company"). The services Company offers on ExpressPass (the "SiteServices"). The following privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") explains the Company's collection, use, disclosure, and protection of your personal information.

1. Collection of Information

The Company may collect anonymous information from you, as well as other users of the Services. This information includes certain user information, such as IP addresses, your navigation within the Site, your use of the Services and your user history. This anonymous information may also be available to the third party services providers associated with the Site. The Company utilizes “cookie" technology to track your and other users' visits through its Site. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual's computer for record-keeping purposes. They enhance the online experience by saving your preferences while you are visiting the Site. The cookies the Company uses do not contain any personally identifying information and cannot profile your system or collect information from your computer. Although you may receive cookies from many different sites, each cookie can only be read by the Web server that originally issued it. You are not identified by name or e-mail address, just by a unique string of numbers that Company assigns the first time you come to its Site. Although you may configure your browser to block cookies, this may result in the Services not functioning properly or not functioning at all on your computer.

Company may use third-party tracking services such as Google Analytics that use programs to track non-personally identifiable information about users within its Site. Such information may include, but not be limited to, geographical information, browser and bandwidth type, amount of time spent on the Site, search terms to get to the Site, pages visited and the amount of time spent on each page within the Site. This information is collected and used to improve and enhance the Company's Site.

If you register as a user to the Site, you will provide us with personal information which may include information such as your first, middle and last name, email address, telephone number, mailing address, and date of birth. In addition, if you are a candidate you may submit information regarding your opinions, text, sounds, photographs, audio, video, images, graphics, and other content or materials ("User Content") to the Services. In addition your candidate information may be made "public," and viewable by any visitor to the Site. Company assumes no responsibility for removing or preventing the disclosure of private information in those pages of the Services. You should exercise caution when disclosing personal information in the Services and in engaging with any other users of the Site.

2. Use of Information

Company uses non-personally identifiable information, including user preferences and settings which it collects from its users of the Site in order to improve and enhance the Site, including the Site's design, functionality, and content contained within the Site and the Services. In addition, Company utilizes the information in order to develop and provide additional products and services to its users.

Company collects personally identifiable information from users primarily to assist in the use of the Services and to authenticate user's access to the Services.

Company may also use your personally identifiable information in connection with the Company's business. Such uses may include, but not be limited to, requesting the completion of surveys regarding the use of the Site, providing information regarding enhancements or new products within the Site and Services, completing user orders and providing promotional material.

Please be advised that you may always opt out of receiving materials from the Company. If you wish to unsubscribe to the receipt of such materials, please follow the link located at the bottom of the message you receive from the Company.

3. Disclosure to Third Parties

Company may disclose information users make public in the Services to third parties. This includes User Content. Company may disclose and publish any such public information without restriction. All information which is a part of a federal, state or local public election shall be deemed public information and not subject to this Privacy Policy. In addition, Company may also disclose user personal information (i) to complete any transactions requested by the user, (ii) to respond to court orders, (iii) to comply with requests of law enforcement personnel, (iv) in connection with legal proceedings and other legal matters, (v) in response to Federal, State or Local agencies, and (vi) to comply with all applicable laws.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, Company does not sell your personal information to any third parties.

Company utilizes information and data protection tools and technology in order to protect information disclosed on the Site and with the Services. In addition, Company has put in place internal policies and procedures in order to safeguard and protect the unauthorized access to information disclosed on the Site and through the use of Company Services. Notwithstanding the foregoing, please be advised that no technology, tools, policies and/or procedures are error or risk free and any data protection tools, technology or other measures may not fully protect your information at all times, particularly during transmission through the internet to our systems and servers. Therefore, Company is not able to guarantee the absolute security of the information you provide through your use of the Site or the Services.

In addition, any third-party websites linked from the Services are governed by the privacy policies of such third parties that own and operate those websites. Company has no control over third-party websites and assumes no responsibility for their collection, use, disclosure, or protection of personal information.

4. Minors

Company does not knowingly collect any information from anyone under the age of 18. Company makes commercially reasonable efforts ensure that only eligible users 18 years or older are registered as users on the Site. In order to register and use the Services you must be a citizen of the United States who is 18 years of age or older, as further described in our Terms of Use. Any users who indicate that they are minors will not be allowed to access or use Services. Individuals under the age of 18 are not authorized to use Services and are blocked from the Site.

5. Access to your Information

In the event you desire to change your personally identifiable information you may do so by updating such information on the Site. If you no longer desire to use the Site or its Services, you can deactivate your account by following the instructions set forth on the Site.

6. Social Media

The Company may include certain social media features and programs which provide additional features to the Site and Services. These features and programs may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and programs are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

7. Data Retention

Please be advised that it may be necessary for Company to retain your information for an indefinite period of time in order to comply with applicable laws, fulfill the Company's business and legal obligations, resolve any disputes, enforce our rights, as well as enforce our agreements.

8. Changes to Privacy Policy

Company may update, modify or change this Privacy Policy at any time with or without notice. Please continually review this page for the latest Company Privacy Policy.