Privacy & Security Policies
AktNow.com (AktNow) is a campaign hosting and advocacy engine which allows individuals to create and host campaigns, to forward them to individuals in their own contact lists or social networks, as well as use the option of promoting to other AktNow campaign participants. It is the nature of such campaigns that a large percentage of recipients will “forward” them to individuals within their own contact lists. This is at the sole discretion of the recipient and not the result of spam on the part of AktNow.
AktNow collects aggregate information regarding what areas of our site users may access, as well as individual information volunteered by the user, such as contact and campaign participation information. Such information is the property of the creator of said campaigns as well as AktNow. The information collected is used to improve the content of our site, to notify users about updates, and may also be used by us or partnering organizations for promotional purposes. Users should also know that information gathered as a result of campaign participation may also be made public, depending on the nature of the campaign, (such as with petitions).
All users have the opportunity to subscribe to our free newsletter and additionally may unsubscribe at any time. This will not however remove records of any campaign participation.
AktNow may contain links to various external sites and is not responsible for either the content and/or privacy policies of those sites. We encourage users to observe the relevant privacy policies of those sites before continuing in their use.
While we endeavor to monitor the contents of campaigns created by our users as well as any associated discussion groups, blogs or forums, AktNow is not liable for any offenses, damages, injuries or legal infractions that may be caused as a result an individual’s and/or organization’s use of our product. AktNow operates as a tool to enhance the ability of average citizens to express their opinions and, as such, we do not generate content.
All users are given the option of participating in discussion groups, blogs and/or forums regarding various campaigns and should understand that the contents of the same are accessible to the public. AktNow reserves the right to use such public content for its own marketing purposes.
Regarding security, whenever AktNow transfers and/or receives certain types of sensitive information, (such as financial information), users will be directed to a secure server. We take every precaution to protect our user’s information both on and offline.
You agree that your use of this site shall be at your own sole risk.
AktNow assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, the content on this site. AktNow shall not be responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or communication to be received by this site on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participants or any other person’s computer related to, or resulting from, participation and/or activity on this site.
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