Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Overview

Last Updated: 3/8/2022

Welcome to the official website, mobile application or other owned apps or digital communication platforms, or official social media accounts (collectively referred to as “Site”) of Ken Paxton Campaign, a non-profit organization, operated under Section 527 of the Internal Revenue Code, and includes but is not limited to affiliates of the Ken Paxton Campaign, the candidate, Ken Paxton, and the treasurer, Scott Turner (referred to herein or by the use of “we,” “us” or “our”). The terms “you” or “your” mean user of the Site and/or the owner of the device used to access the Site.

The Site is a political advertisement paid for by the Ken Paxton Campaign.

This Privacy Policy outlines our practices for collection, use, and disclosure of your information that you provide to us when you use our Site and other Ken Paxton Campaign mobile applications that display this policy (the Site). By using these Site, you agree that your use of the Site is governed by this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Service. From time to time, we may update this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to periodically check this Site for updates. We will alert you to changes that have been made by indicating on the Policy the date it was last updated. Your continued use of the Site affirms your agreement to any changes we make to this Privacy Policy.

Information Collected and How it is Collected

Voluntary Information: We may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us including your name, e-mail address, postal address, phone number, mobile number, and geographic location. You may provide this information when you make a campaign contribution, request information, register, make a purchase, send us an email, sign up to receive email or text messages updates, connect through a social feed, fill out a form or engage in activity for other purposes. We may also collect demographic information such as gender, date of birth, occupation, employer name and zip code. When this information is linked to personally identifiable information, it will be treated as voluntary personal information. In limited circumstances, we may collect payment information such as credit card number where needed to complete a requested service or transaction. Voluntary personal information does not include aggregate data (data about a group or category of users that has been stripped of personally identifiable information about individual users) that we may collect about the use of the Site. This policy does not restrict our collection and use of such aggregate information.

By requesting information to your mobile phone, we may obtain the following information from you in connection with our SMS service: your cell phone number, your carrier’s name, and the date, time and content of your messages, as well as other information that you provide. We will use such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Automatically Generated Information: We may also collect non-personally identifiable information that is generated automatically while you are visiting the Site or elsewhere on the Internet when our advertisements are served, also known as log files. This data includes, but is not limited to, information such as IP address, web pages visited before and after visiting the Site, date and time, domain type, type of mobile device you use, your device’s unique ID, web pages you view and links you click on within the Site and interactions with our advertisements delivered by us or advertisements delivered by a third-party advertising technology vendor. This type of information may be collected using different types of technologies, such as cookies and pixels. An IP address, for example, is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices used to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit our Site, we may view the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and understand from what regions of the world our Site visitors come. We also may use your non-personally identifiable information to enhance our Site.

All Site users remain anonymous unless they choose to give us their personal information. You may elect not to allow us to collect and use this non-personally identifiable data as part of our Service by following the Opt Out procedures described below.

Cookies and Other Technologies

Overview: We may use cookies and other technologies to obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses the Site or visits a website in our network. “Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser at the request of a website. Cookies help us improve your experience on our Site, however, if you wish to block, erase or be warned of the use of cookies, please refer to the paragraph below entitled Disabling Cookies or to your browser manufacturer. When you view a video on our Site, a third party may also set a “flash cookie” on your computer. Since removing and rejecting browser cookies may not also remove or reject flash cookies, you will also need to visit: in order to delete or disable flash cookies. Rejecting or removing browser or flash cookies may affect certain features of our Site.

This Site uses third party vendors such as Google to help analyze how users use the Site. For example, Google Analytics uses cookies to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for Ken Paxton Campaign.

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither Ken Paxton Campaign, nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this Site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our Site. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our Site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page

We may use other companies to set cookies on our Site and advertisements, and to gather cookie information for us. In some cases, we may also use another company to operate web servers or process credit card purchases for our Site. The Site may use cookies and other technology to speed navigation and keep track of items and to gather anonymous traffic data that we may use to enhance the Site, our Services, marketing, and other internal purposes. This Privacy Policy does not apply to, and Ken Paxton Campaign is not responsible for, cookies used by third parties. If you select “remember me” on your computer when logging on to the Site, Ken Paxton Campaign will set a persistent cookie to store your username and password so that you do not have to enter it more than once. The persistent cookie also allows us to send confirmations, receipts, updates, alerts, and support and administrative messages, and to otherwise facilitate your use of and our administration and operation of the Site. The persistent cookie also enables Ken Paxton Campaign to track and target the interests of users to enhance the experience on the Site. The persistent cookie is removed when you uncheck the “remember me” check box.

Disabling Cookies: The “Help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive cookies, and how to disable cookies altogether. Note that if you reject or block cookies, it may affect your ability to enjoy the full functionality and experience of our Site.

Web Beacons: Pages of our Site and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit Ken Paxton Campaign, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an e-mail; for other related website statistics such as recording the popularity of certain website content; verifying system and server integrity).

Information Use and Sharing

Use of Personal Information: If we receive your personal information, we will only use it for the purposes described where it is collected or otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. We may share this information outside of Ken Paxton Campaign if (1) you authorize us to do so; (2) it is necessary to allow our service providers or agents to provide products or services for us, (3) it is necessary in order to provide our products to you (and contacting you when necessary), (4) subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions, it is disclosed to entities that perform marketing services on our behalf or to other entities with whom we have service agreements, (5) if you make a campaign contribution, (6) it is necessary in connection with other purposes or obligations including, without limitation, responding to your inquiries or requests for information or services, customer care, service quality, campaign management and operation, risk assessment, security, fraud and crime prevention/detection, monitoring, research and analysis, your purchasing preferences and trends, dispute resolution, credit checking, (7) it is necessary to disclose in order to protect or defend our rights or property or those of our users, (8) it is necessary to disclose in order to protect the personal safety of our users or the public, (9) it is necessary for us to provide it to our attorneys, accountants, regulators, auditors, compliance consultants, fundraisers or other advisors, or (10) otherwise as we are required or permitted by law or required to comply with legal process served upon us, our agents, representatives or our affiliates. We may also aggregate your personal information with the information of others and may disclose such information in aggregate form for marketing and promotional purposes in a way that would not identify you individually. All the above categories exclude text messaging originator opt-in data and consent; this information will not be shared with any third parties unless compelled by subpoena issued by a court of competent jurisdiction or other legal action in law or in equity. 

Under Texas law, Ken Paxton Campaign is required to file campaign finance reports that are publicly available. If you make a campaign contribution to the Ken Paxton Campaign, we may use your name, address, the amount of your contribution, the date of your contribution, your occupation and your employer to file campaign finance disclosure reports with the Texas Ethics Commission consistent with the laws of Texas. You may not opt-out of the disclosure of this information. As of the date that this Privacy Policy was updated, the Texas Ethics Commission redacts a contributors street address from campaign finance reports that are accessible online through the Texas Ethics Commission’s website.

Use of Non-Personally Identifiable Information: Ken Paxton Campaign or our service providers or agents that provide services for us may use non-personally identifiable information as part of the Services to better tailor advertisements and other content in an effort to create a more relevant experience for each person that visits the Site or elsewhere on the Internet. This non-personally identifiable information may also be used to predict responses to advertisements, to help determine which ads perform best and which content is most appropriate for different individuals, to measure and optimize the effectiveness of advertisements, and to provide aggregate reporting to our service providers or agents and for our and their internal purposes. Nothing herein restricts the sharing of aggregated, non-personally identifiable information with third parties.

We use various website analytics tools and technologies regarding activities on our Site that require storage of web session data. The overall aim of these tools is to aid in making our Site easy to use, to proactively identify and correct error conditions and to provide more relevant advertising and content to you. These tools and technologies are also used to assist Site visitors who report problems in the use of our Site. Stored web session data is used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Third Party Use of Cookies: We use cookies to compile aggregate non-personally identifiable data about Site traffic and Site interaction so that we can offer better Site experiences and tools in the future. We may also share non-personally identifiable information with companies such as agencies, ad networks, or exchanges to enable them to analyze user behaviors or to customize the ads that you encounter.

Third Party Features

Third Party Links: For your convenience, we may include or offer third party offers, products or services on our Site. Third party vendors may use cookies or other technologies to serve ads on other websites based on your visit to this Site and other websites on the Internet. We are not and will not be held responsible for the privacy practices of any websites or pages not under our control and we do not endorse any of these websites or pages, the services or products described or offered on such sites or pages, or any of the content contained on those sites or pages. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Site and welcome any feedback about these websites. You should familiarize yourself with the privacy policies of these third parties before disclosing information to the third parties directly.

Social Media Platforms and Websites: Any information, communications, or material of any type or nature that you submit to our Site (including, but not limited to any of our pages contained on a social media platform or website such as Facebook or Twitter) by e-mail, posting, messaging, uploading, downloading, or otherwise (collectively, a “Submission”), is done at your own risk and without any expectation of privacy. We cannot control the actions of other users of any social media platform or website. We will not be and are not responsible for any content or Submissions contained on such sites and platforms. By visiting any of our pages or websites that are contained on a social media platform or website, you are representing and warranting to us that you have reviewed the applicable privacy policy and terms of use of such platform or website and that you will abide by all such provisions contained therein.

Additionally, in the event that we offer a message board or any other interactive or social-type feature on a website administered directly by us, please be aware that these areas may allow you to publicly post, and share with other users, certain messages, content, or other information (e.g., stories, pictures, ingredients, tips, etc.). Although we may take certain precautions to protect those who use these areas of one of our Sites,  we encourage you to be wary of giving out any personal information in such public forums. The information you post can be collected and used by people you do not know. We cannot guarantee the privacy and safety of these areas. We are not and will not be responsible for any information you choose to post or the consequences of posting such information. Your use of these features is entirely at your own risk.

E-mail Signups

E-mail: We appreciate your questions and comments about our Site and welcome your e-mails and questions submitted to our Site. We will share your messages with those within our organization who are most capable of addressing the issues contained in your message. We may archive your message for a certain period of time or discard it, but your e-mail address and message will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Submitting Your E-mail: Submitting your address anywhere on the Site may result in your e-mail address being added to Ken Paxton Campaign’s e-mail list. You may unsubscribe to Ken Paxton Campaign’s e-mails at any time by opting out of e-mail subscriptions with the “unsubscribe” link included in each e-mail or by following the Opt-Out procedures provided below. Your e-mail address will be removed from our marketing list. Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request, as some promotions may already be in process.

Suggesting the Site to a Friend: If you elect to use any feature that includes suggesting a page to a friend or to inform a friend about the Site or solicit donations or pledges or otherwise communicate, Ken Paxton Campaign may ask for your friend’s name and e-mail address. The Site may automatically send the friend a one-time e-mail inviting them to visit the Site or otherwise provide the information requested by you. Ken Paxton Campaign will store and use this information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Your friend may contact Ken Paxton Campaign to request the removal of this information from our databases.


We employ and maintain technology and security measures designed to protect your personal information. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100 percent secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or receive from us. Your use of this Site is entirely at your own risk.

Opt Out

Overview: We may use non-personally identifiable information to provide more relevant advertising and content. If you elect to opt out of this type of advertising, we will place a cookie on your browser computer to flag that we should not collect data to tailor advertising to your browser. If you delete your cookies, install a new browser, or use a different computer, you may need to revisit this page to opt out. You can also visit the Digital Advertising Alliance site, by clicking here, to opt out of interest-based advertising from other third parties using cookies. In addition, you may email us at [email protected] requesting to opt-out of our collection of certain data, or text STOP to (844) 944-1618

Your California Privacy Rights

Under California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), California residents have the right to request in writing from businesses with whom they have an established business relationship. Ken Paxton Campaign is a non-profit political organization and, pursuant to Section 1798.140(c), its activities are not governed by the CCPA. 

Your Nevada Privacy Rights

Under Nevada Revised Civil Statues Chapter 603A – Security And Privacy Of Personal Information Law, Nevada residents may be entitled to opt-out of certain handling methods for personal data used by for-profit organization. Ken Paxton Campaign is a non-profit political organizations and, pursuant to Section 603A.300, its activities are not governed by the Chapter 603A.  

Children Under the Age of 13

Our Site is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under the age 13 may provide any personal information to or on this Site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Site or through any of its features, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Site, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at [email protected]. We strongly encourage parents and guardians to regularly monitor and supervise their children’s online activities.

Campaign Contributions/Donations

When you make a contribution to Ken Paxton Campaign Texas law requires us to use our best efforts to collect the following information: name, address, employer, occupation, date and amount of contribution. We may use your name, address, the amount of your contribution, the date of your contribution, your occupation and your employer to file campaign finance disclosure reports with the Texas Ethics Commission consistent with the laws of Texas. You may not opt-out of collection of this information.

Contributions are not deductible for federal income tax purposes.

There is no limit on contributions to the Ken Paxton Campaign. We do not and will not accept contributions from foreign nationals, corporations, national banks, federal government contractors, or any person who intends to seek reimbursement for contributions from any other person or entity. The sale of campaign merchandise through the online store is activity to raise exempt income and is strictly a fundraising effort within the meaning of federal and state laws. are considered contributions to Ken Paxton Campaign. 

The full price paid for the campaign merchandise will reported as the amount of your campaign contribution.

Visiting our Site from Outside of the United States

If you are visiting our Site from outside of the United States of America, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored or processed in the United States, where our servers are located, and our central database is operated. The laws and regulations of the United States of America govern the use of and compliance for our Site. The data protection and privacy laws of the United States may or may not be as comprehensive as those in your country. If you choose to use our Site, you are agreeing to be governed exclusively, without exception, by the laws and regulations of the United States of America and its states. By using our Site, you understand that your information may be transferred to and/or stored in our facilities and/or the facilities of third parties with whom we have contracted to provide such services, and/or third parties with whom we share the facilities as described in this Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

Please contact us at [email protected] if you have questions about our Privacy Policy. You may also write to us at the following address:

Ken Paxton Campaign
PO BOX 3476
McKinney, TX 75070

SMS Terms of Service

Go to to sign up to receive fundraising solicitations and campaign notifications from Ken Paxton Campaign, (844) 944-1618, by registering your mobile number with us. After signing up, you will receive a text message from us on your mobile number. Message frequency may vary. Message and data rates may apply.

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To discontinue receiving SMS messages from Ken Paxton Campaign, text STOP to any of our messages. For additional help, text HELP or contact [email protected].

Ken Paxton Campaign respects your right to privacy.