PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING. THIS PRIVACY POLICY CONCERNS YOUR PRIVACY WHEN YOU USE THIS SITE.

Introduction

This site contains information related to the products and services of Idea Crossing, Inc. ("we", "us" or "our") related to Skild®, our adaptable software platform for professional challenge organizers used to design and operate competitions, award programs, contests and innovation challenges. This privacy policy concerns your privacy when you use this site.

Browser Information

When you enter this site, information is gathered from your Internet browser. This information may include your IP address (which allows us to determine the identity of your Internet service provider), your operating system and the type of browser software that you are using to access this site. This information allows us to upgrade this site as necessary to optimize its efficiency. All information obtained from your browser is anonymous, and no personal information is ever transmitted to us in this manner.

Cookies

We may use cookies to collect information about how you use this site and the services, products and information on this site. A "cookie" is a small text file that a Web site can place on your computer's hard drive in order, for example, to retain your preferences or registration information for your next visit to such Web site. The cookie transmits this information back to such Web site's operator. You can choose not to receive a cookie file by enabling your browser to refuse cookies or prompt you before accepting a cookie. Note that refusing to accept cookies may impact the performance of this site.

Personal Information

Certain portions of this site or the services, products and information on this site are "registration­ required" pages that require you to submit personal information before we grant you access. Such information may include your name, address, e­mail address and phone number.

Our customers may collect personal information from the participants in the competitions, award programs, contests and other events that our customers sponsor using our software platform (“Customer Information”). Customer Information is stored on our servers to allow us to provide our services to our customers.

Sharing of Personal Information

Within our company, we limit access to any personal information we collect to authorized individuals. We may disclose personal information to affiliated and unaffiliated third parties who work with us on marketing, product development, service enhancement and other similar matters, provided they contractually agree to the same level of protection as set forth in this Policy, and to limit their use of the data to the specified services provided on our behalf. These third parties include the sponsors for any competitions, award programs, contests or innovation challenges we offer. Customer Information is used and shared solely to provide our services to our customers and for no other purpose.

Data Retention

We will retain your personal information only for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes described in this Policy. We may continue to retain and use aggregated or anonymized data derived from personal information, provided such data cannot be used to identify any individual. Please be aware that we may also be required to retain your personal information for purposes of complying with legal, tax and accounting obligations.

Unsolicited E­Mail

Should you voluntarily provide your personal information to us, you may receive periodic e­mail messages from us. Such messages may include announcements regarding this site, the services, products and information on this site or our company more generally.

Security Precautions

Where appropriate, we may employ firewalls, encryption technology, user authentication systems and access control mechanisms to control access to our systems and data. However, you should exercise discretion with respect to the submission of any personal information to this site. Transmitting information via the Internet is never completely secure and, therefore, any information submitted may be intercepted, collected, used or disclosed by others.

Links to Other Web Sites

This privacy policy cannot and does not apply to external Web sites. Once you leave this site, you are subject to the privacy policies and procedures of such external Web sites.

Not Intended for Children

This site is for use by persons age 13 or older. We will not solicit, collect or maintain personal information from children under the age of 13. We will terminate your use of this site or the services, products and information on this site if you are under the age of 13.

Effective Date

This privacy policy is effective as of April 17, 2017. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this privacy policy, in whole or in part, at any time, which shall be effective when notice of such is posted on this site.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our company, this site or this privacy policy, please contact us by e­mail at privacy@skild.com.

Updated: January 4, 2023