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Terms

By accessing this Web site (WalkLists), you are agreeing to be bound by these Web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this Web site are protected by copyright, trade mark, and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and, by accessing this Web site, you agree to fully comply with the same.

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Partners, Clients, Customers who had paid for service(s) may use the application results for any lawful purpose. Currently all services are pay as you go. In case you need different service, contact Scale Campaign to amend this agreement.

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Voter File Restrictions:

 

You acknowledge that You will only use information regarding political contributions obtained from FEC records in strict compliance with FEC guidelines for appropriate use, and You will not sell such data or use it for the purpose of soliciting contributions or for any commercial purposes. You acknowledge that You will use FEC data for the narrow purposes permitted by the FEC through its Advisory Opinion process. See FEC Advisory Opinions 1981-05, 1984-02 and 2009-19. You will consult the FEC for further information, and if necessary, seek an advisory opinion from the FEC, prior to using any information obtained through this product.

For the purposes of this document the term “Political” means pertaining or relating to public policy or the administration of government. “Political Use” therefore includes, but is not limited to, all elections, all campaigns, voter registration, legislative, bona fide journalistic, public opinion, law enforcement and other governmental uses, that pertain or relate to public policy or the administration of government.

"Non-Commercial" use includes but is not limited to, all political use, as well as, e.g., non-profit and charitable purposes, and scholarly research.

The term "scholarly" means, "have characteristics of, or suitable to learned or academic persons."

The term “unrestricted is a shorthand description intended to include all commercial and employment uses, as well as well as political or other non-commercial uses.

 

       

 

 

ALABAMA

Use of the Alabama Voter File is restricted to Electoral purposes only.

 

Restrictions include but are not limited to 17-4-211(10) of the Alabama Election Code: Lists limited to the names, addresses, and political subdivisions or voting places to candidates for election or political party nomination to further their candidacy, political party committees or officials thereof for political purposes only, incumbent officeholders  to report to their constituents; nonprofit organizations which promote voter participation and registration for that purpose only; and for no other purpose and to no one else;

 

ALASKA

Unrestricted

ARIZONA

16-168 E. Precinct registers and other lists and information derived from registration forms may be used only for purposes relating to a political or political party activity, a political campaign or an election, for revising election district boundaries or for any other purpose specifically authorized by law and may not be used for a commercial purpose as defined in section 39-121.03. The sale of registers, lists and information derived from registration forms to a candidate or a registered political committee for a use specifically authorized by this subsection does not constitute use for a commercial purpose… F. Any person in possession of a precinct register or list, in whole or part, or any reproduction of a precinct register or list, shall not permit the register or list to be used, bought, sold or otherwise transferred for any purpose except for uses otherwise authorized by this section. A person in possession of information derived from voter registration forms or precinct registers shall not distribute, post or otherwise provide access to any portion of that information through the internet except as authorized by subsection J of this section… A person who violates this subsection or subsection E of this section is guilty of a class 6 felony.

ARKANSAS

Unrestricted

CALIFORNIA

User agrees to use the product in accordance with all laws and regulations, including 19003, 19004 and 19007 of the California Code of Regulations, which states as follows: 19003. Permissible Uses. Permissible uses of information obtained from a source agency shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) Using registration information for purposes of communicating with voters in connection with any election. (b) Sending communications, including but not limited to, mailings which campaign for or against any candidate or ballot measure in any election. (c) Sending communications, including but not limited to, mailings by or in behalf of any political party; provided however, that the content of such communications shall be devoted to news and opinions of candidates, elections, political party developments and related matters. (d) Sending communications, including but not limited to, mailings, incidental to the circulation or support of, or opposition to any recall, initiative, or referendum petition. (e) Sending of newsletters or bulletins by any elected public official, political party or candidate for public office. (f) Conducting any survey of voters in connection with any election campaign. (g) Conducting any survey of opinions of voters by any government agency, political party, elected official or political candidate for election or governmental purposes. (h) Conducting an audit of voter registration lists for the purpose of detecting voter registration fraud. (i) Soliciting contributions or services as part of any election campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office or any political party or in support of or opposition to any ballot measure. (j) Any official use by any local, state, or federal governmental agency. 19004. Impermissible Uses. The following uses of registration information obtained from a source agency shall be deemed other than for election and governmental purposes: (a) Any communication or other use solely or partially for commercial purpose. (b) Solicitation of contributions or services for any purpose other than on behalf of a candidate or political party or in support of or opposition to a ballot measure. (c) Conducting any survey of opinions of voters other than those permitted by section 19003 (f) and (g). 19007. Penalties Every person, who directly or indirectly obtains registration information from a source agency, shall be liable to the State of California, as a penalty for any use of said registration information which is not authorized by section 607 of the Elections Code and the regulations promulgated pursuant thereto, for an amount equal to the sum of $.50 multiplied by the number of registration records which such person used in an unauthorized manner. Unauthorized use by any applicant of any portion of the information obtained pursuant to this Chapter shall raise a presumption that all such information obtained by such application was so misused. Illustration: X Data Corp. obtains registration information from a source agency and uses this information to address a commercial mailing to 10,000 voters. Under the provision of this section, X Data Corp. is obligated to pay the State of California the sum of $5000.00, which constitutes the sum of $ .50 multiplied by 10,000, the number of registration records which were used in an unauthorized manner.

COLORADO

The requesting party agrees to indemnify, and hold harmless the State of Colorado, the Department of State and Secretary of State and all officers; agents and employees from and against any and all losses, damages, injuries, liabilities and claims arising out of the furnishing of names and associated data of individuals registered to vote in Colorado.

CONNECTICUT

Unrestricted

DELAWARE

Unrestricted.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Unrestricted

FLORIDA

Unrestricted

GEORGIA

In accordance with 21-2-601 of the Georgia Elections Code, any person who intentionally uses the list of electors provided for in Code Section 21-2-225 for commercial purposes shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

HAWAII

Restrictions include but are not limited to Section 11-14.6 of the Election Laws of Hawaii: The purchase of this list is limited to election or governmental purposes only. It may be made available only to candidates, political parties or committees and governmental agencies. It shall be unlawful for any person to use, print, publish, or distribute in any manner whatsoever not provided by law, any voter registration information acquired directly or indirectly from the registrar. Violation of this section is a misdemeanor.

IDAHO

No person to whom a list of registered electors is made available or supplied under subsection (1) of this section and no person who acquirees a list of registered electors prepared from such list shall use any information contained therein for the purpose of mailing or delivering any advertisement or offer for any property, establishment, organization, product, or service or for the purpose of mailing or delivering any solicitation for money, services, or anything of value. Provided however, that any such list and label may be used for any political purpose.

ILLINOIS

Restrictions include but are not limited to 46 s.4-8 of the Illinois Elections Code. The information shall be used only for bona fide political purposes, including by or for candidates for office or incumbent office holders. Such tapes, discs or other electronic data shall not be used under any circumstances by any political committee or individuals for purposes of commercial solicitation or other business purposes.... The prohibition in this Section against using the computer tapes or computer discs or other electronic data processing information containing voter registration information for purposes of commercial solicitation or other business purposes shall be prospective only from the effective date of this amended Act of 1979. Any person who violates this provision shall be guilty of a Class 4 felony.

INDIANA

For political use only.

IOWA

Iowa voter registration records may be used lawfully only to request a registrant's vote, for a genuine political purpose, for bona fide political research, or for a bona fide official purpose by an elected official. Using the information for any commercial purpose is a serious misdemeanor under Iowa law.

KANSAS

Restrictions include but are not limited to Section 25-2320a. of the Kansas Election Code. Use of voter registration lists for commercial purposes is a class C misdemeanor.

KENTUCKY

KENTUCKY: No Commercial Use [KRS 117.025(3)(h)]

Commercial use under KY law means:

(1) The use by the requester of the voter registration list, or any part thereof, in any form, for profit, the solicitation of donations, or for the sale or advertisement of any good or service; or
(2) The transfer of a voter registration list by the requester for a profit to any other person whom the requester knew or should have known intended to use the voter registration list, or any part thereof, in any form, for profit, the solicitation of donations, or for the sale or advertisement of a good or service.

Exceptions to Commercial Use Interpretation: Commercial use shall not include use of a voter registration list, or any part thereof, for the following purposes:

(1) Use for scholarly, journalistic, political (including political fund raising), or governmental purposes;
(2) Use for publication, broadcast, or related use by a newspaper, magazine, radio station, television station, or other news medium in its news or other publications or broadcasts; or
(3) Use in a publication provided or sold to duly qualified candidates; political party committees, or officials thereof; or any committee that advocates or opposes an amendment or public question.
[See 31 KAR 3:010, Sections 3 and 4]

LOUISIANA

Unrestricted

 

MAINE

MAINE: Maine's voter data may only be used for political, campaign and election use. The current applicable law Title 21-A MSRA sec 196-A – http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/21-A/title21-Asec196-A.html . A summary of this law is below: Any person obtaining, either directly or indirectly, information from the central voter registration system under this paragraph may not sell, distribute or use the data for any purpose that is not directly related to activities of a political party, "get out the vote" efforts or activities directly related to a campaign. This paragraph does not prohibit political parties, party committees, candidate committees, political action committees or any other organizations that have purchased information from the central voter registration system from providing access to such information to their members for purposes directly related to party activities, "get out the vote" efforts or a campaign. For purposes of this paragraph, "campaign" has the same meaning as in section 1052, subsection 1

MARYLAND

Maryland voter data may be used for purposes related to the electoral process only.

MASSACHUSETTS

Unrestricted

MICHIGAN

Unrestricted

MINNESOTA

Restrictions include but are not limited to Section 201.091 of the Minnesota Election Laws: No individual who inspects the public information list or who acquires a list of registered voters prepared form the public information list may use any information contained in the list for purposes unrelated to elections, political activities, or law enforcement.

MISSISSIPPI

Unrestricted

MISSOURI

Restrictions include but are not limited to Section 115.158 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Missouri. Any information contained in any state or local voter registration system, limited to the master voter registration list or any other list generated from the information, subject to chapter 610, RSMo, shall not be used for commercial purposes. JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS COMMISSIONERS The voter list will be used for politically related purposes, and will not be sold, traded or in any way made available to third parties. GREENE COUNTY The voter list is not to be used for other than political or governmental purposes. This list will not be sold to, nor made available to any commercial interest or group that does not otherwise qualify for access to this information in guidelines established by the County Clerk.

MONTANA

Restrictions include but not limited to Section 13-2-122 of the Montana Election Code: The voter list may only be used for noncommercial purposes.

NEBRASKA

I hereby swear that I will use the list of registered voters of the State of Nebraska, only for the purposes prescribed in section 32-330 and for no other purpose and that I will not permit the use or copying of such list for unauthorized purposes. I hereby declare under the penalty of election falsification that the statements above are true to the best of my knowledge. The penalty for election falsification is a Class IV felony. 32-330: Lists shall be used solely for the purposes related to elections, political activities, voter registration, law enforcement, or jury selection. Lists shall not be used for commercial purposes.

NEVADA

Unrestricted

NEW HAMPSHIRE

May not be used for any solicitation, commercial or non-profit, that is unrelated to elections or political campaigns.

NEW JERSEY

Restrictions include but are not limited to Section 19:31-18.1 of the New Jersey Election Code: No person shall use voter registration lists or copies thereof ... as a basis for commercial solicitation of the voters listed thereon. Any person making such use of such lists or copies thereof shall be a disorderly person, and shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $500.00.

NEW MEXICO

Restrictions include but not limited to Section 1-5-24 of the New Mexico Election Code: I hereby swear that the New Mexico voter list shall be used for governmental, election and election campaign purposes, and shall not be made available or used for commercial or unlawful purposes.

NEW YORK

NYS Election Law 3-103(5) prohibits using information derived from voter registration records for non-election purposes. Any person who knowingly and willfully violates this provision is guilty of a misdemeanor (EL 17-168).

NORTH CAROLINA

Unrestricted

OHIO

Unrestricted

OKLAHOMA

Unrestricted

OREGON

Use of Lists for Commercial Purposes Prohibited.

PENNSYLVANIA

961.704. Public information lists.(c) Copies.-- (2)An individual who inspects or acquires a copy of a public information list may not use any information contained in it for purposes unrelated to elections, political activities or law enforcement.

RHODE ISLAND

Restrictions include but are not limited to Chapter 17-6 of the General Laws. The list may only be used for political purposes. "I affirm that the lists will be used only for political purposes and for no other use and that I will not permit the use of or copying of such lists by persons for any other purpose." The Rhode Island federal court has ruled that the list may be used for news gathering purposes.

SOUTH CAROLINA

SECTION 30-2-50. Use of personal information for commercial solicitation prohibited; penalties. (A) A person or private entity shall not knowingly obtain or use any personal information obtained from a public body for commercial solicitation directed to any person in this State. (B) Every public body shall provide a notice to all requestors of records under this chapter and to all persons who obtain records under this chapter that obtaining or using public records for commercial solicitation directed to any person in this State is prohibited. (C) All state agencies shall take reasonable measures to ensure that no person or private entity obtains or distributes personal information obtained from a public record for commercial solicitation. (D) A person knowingly violating the provisions of subsection (A) is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined an amount not to exceed five hundred dollars or imprisoned for a term not to exceed one year, or both.

SOUTH DAKOTA

12-4-41. Use of voter registration information for commercial purposes prohibited. No information obtained from the statewide voter registration file or any county voter registration file may be used or sold for any commercial purpose. For the purpose of this section, the term, commercial purpose, does not include campaign or political polling activities. Any violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.

TENNESSEE

Voter registration lists may be used for political purposes only.

TEXAS

Identified restrictions include but are not limited to Section 18.066 of the State of Texas Election Code: "(d) To receive information under this section, a person must submit an affidavit to the secretary stating that the person will not use the information obtained in connection with advertising or promoting commercial products or services."

UTAH

Unrestricted.

VERMONT

I swear (or affirm) under penalty of perjury pursuant to chapter 65 of Title 13 of the Vermont Statutes that I will not use the information in the statewide checklist for commercial purposes.

VIRGINIA

Virginia Voter Lists Persons who may obtain lists of registered voters. The State Board shall furnish, at a reasonable price, lists of registered voters for their districts to (i) courts of the Commonwealth and the United States for jury selection purposes, (ii) candidates for election or political party nomination to further their candidacy, (iii) political party committees or officials thereof for political purposes only, (iv) political action committees that have filed a current statement of organization with the State Board pursuant to § 24.2-949.2, or with the Federal Elections Commission pursuant to federal law, for political purposes only, (v) incumbent officeholders to report to their constituents, and (vi) nonprofit organizations that promote voter participation and registration for that purpose only. The lists shall be furnished to no one else and used for no other purpose. See VA Code § 24.2-405 Virginia Voter History Lists Virginia Voter History Lists may only be used for political purposes by or for - A candidate An incumbent office holder A political party chair A PAC registered with VA or the FEC A nonprofit organization or person seeking to promote voter participation and registration by means of a communication or mailing without intimidation or pressure exerted on the recipient See VA Code § 24.2-406 and The Know Campaign v. Rodrigues, CL10-3425 (Richmond Cir Ct., 2011)

 

WASHINGTON

The Voter Registration data contained on the electronic media, shall not be used for the purpose of mailing or delivering any advertisement of offer for any property, establishment, organization, product or service or for the purpose of mailing or delivering any solicitation for money, services, or anything of value: PROVIDED HOWEVER, that such data may be used for any political purpose. (RCW 29A.08.730)

WEST VIRGINIA

No voter registration lists or data files containing voter names, addresses or other information derived from voter data files may be used for commercial or charitable solicitations or advertising, sold or reproduced for resale. [Aristotle does not charge for the raw WV data; charges are for processing and enhancements only]

 

WISCONSIN

Unrestricted

WYOMING

Restrictions include but are not limited to Section 22-2-113 of the 1985 Wyoming Election Code: (a) The secretary of state shall furnish at a reasonable price computerized voter registration lists to any candidate for a political office in the state, candidate's campaign committee, political party central committees and officials thereof, elected officials, political action committees and to organizations which promote voter participation. All lists are for political purposes only and are not available for commercial use. The lists shall be in the form of printouts, mailing labels or tapes as requested. (b) Anyone violating the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and punishable by not more than six (6) months imprisonment in the county jail, or a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), or both.

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Disclaimer

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Indemnification

To the fullest extent of the law, you shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Scale Campaign, its officers, directors, employees, attorneys, and other agents and representatives from any and all liability, loss, damages, claim, and/or expense, including reasonable attorneys' fees related to, and/or arising from, any violation of these Terms and Conditions and/or your use of WalkLists Web site.

Limitations

In no event shall Scale Campaign or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on WalkLists Internet site, including without limitation any damages arising from or related to viruses, even if Scale Campaign or a Scale Campaign authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

Revisions and Errata

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Links

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Site Terms of Use Modifications

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Governing Law and Venue

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Merger

These Terms and Conditions represent the final and entire agreement between you and Scale Campaign regarding your use and access of WalkLists website and neither you nor Scale Campaign shall be bound by any representations, terms, covenants, conditions, promises or understandings of any nature not expressly set forth herein or otherwise set forth in a writing signed by both parties.

Construction

These Terms and Conditions shall be construed without regard to any presumption or other rule requiring construction against the party who caused it to be drafted.

Severability

In the event any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed for any reason to be unenforceable, illegal, null, void, or otherwise invalid, then that provision alone shall have no effect and shall be stricken from the Terms and Conditions and the remaining provisions shall survive and shall be enforceable in accordance with their terms.