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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: January 4, 2023