Information We Collect
We may collect information about you in several ways:
a. Information You Provide: We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us, including your name, address, email address, phone number, and other contact information. We may also collect information about the organization or company you work for, if applicable.
b. Information Collected Automatically: When you visit the Website, we may automatically collect information about your device, browser, and internet protocol (IP) address. We may also collect information about your usage of the Website, including the pages you visit, the time you spend on the Website, and any links you click on.
How We Use Your Information
We use your information for the following purposes:
a. To Provide the Website: We use your information to operate and provide the Website, including to respond to your requests and inquiries.
b. To Administer Awards: If you are an entrant in our awards program, we will use your information to administer the awards, including to communicate with you about your entry and to notify you if you are selected as a winner.
c. To Communicate with You: We may use your information to communicate with you about the Website, including to send you updates, news, and information about the awards program.
d. To Improve the Website: We may use your information to improve the Website, including to analyze usage data and to make the Website more user-friendly.
e. To Comply with Legal Obligations: We may use your information to comply with legal obligations, including to respond to legal process or to comply with requests from government or law enforcement agencies.
Sharing Your Information
We may share your information as follows:
a. With Service Providers: We may share your information with third-party service providers who perform services on our behalf, including hosting providers, analytics providers, and marketing providers. These service providers are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using your information for any other purpose.
b. With Business Partners: We may share your information with our business partners, including sponsors and judges, for the purpose of administering the awards program.
c. With Legal Authorities: We may share your information with legal authorities if required to do so by law or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to comply with legal process, protect the rights or property of the Company, or respond to an emergency.
Your Choices and Rights
You have the following choices and rights regarding your information:
a. Accessing and Updating Your Information: You may access and update your information by logging into your account on the Website. If you are unable to update your information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
b. Opting Out of Communications: You may opt out of receiving communications from us by following the unsubscribe instructions included in the communications or by contacting us at email@example.com.
c. Deleting Your Information: You may request that we delete your information by contacting us at [Insert Contact Information]. Please note that we may be required to retain certain information to comply with legal obligations or to complete ongoing transactions.
Security of Your Information
We take reasonable measures to protect your information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, no website or internet transmission is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the security of your information.
Changes to This Policy
We may update this Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or to comply with legal requirements. The latest version of the Policy will be posted on the Website and will be effective as of the posted effective date. By continuing to use the Website after the effective date, you agree to the updated Policy.
If you have any questions or concerns about this Policy or our handling of your information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Section 8 applies only to residents of Texas. Under Texas law, you have the right to request that we not sell your personal information to third parties for the purpose of marketing their products or services. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us at email@example.com.