EFFECTIVE DATE: June 15, 2012
Great American Photo Contest, LLC ("Great American," "we" or "us") has created this
and dissemination practices. By visiting GreatAmericanPhotoContest.com (the "Website"),
covers our treatment of Personal Information (as defined below) that we collect
when you register at the website, enter any sweepstakes or contests that may be
available at the Website (collectively, "Promotions") and/or agree to receive e-mail
marketing from us. It is important that visitors are fully informed about the use
of their Personal Information. We believe in 100% permission-based marketing.
If you are a resident of the State of California and would like to opt-out from
the disclosure of your Personal Information to any third party for marketing purposes,
please e-mail us at: email@example.com.
Please be advised that where California residents opt-out from permitting their
Personal Information to be shared, such individuals may still receive selected offers
directly from us, in accordance with the law.
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU:
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION:
You understand and agree that our advertising relationships allow us to make the Website, Promotions and prizes available to you. Accordingly, the information that you submit to us remains your property, but by registering with us, you grant us the right to use such information for multiple marketing purposes, including, but not limited to, sharing such information with third parties. The Company may use such information to (i) directly market certain offers to you via e-mail marketing, telemarketing, direct mail, mobile telephone text messaging (including, without limitation, SMS and/or MMS) and other methods, (ii) to monitor compliance with our Terms and Conditions, and (iii) for content improvement and feedback purposes. We may sell the personal information that you supply to us and we may join together with other third party businesses to bring selected retail opportunities to you. These businesses may include, but are not limited to, providers of online, e-mail, telemarketing, mobile phone text messaging and direct mail marketing services and applications. Such services and applications may include, but not be limited to, lookup and reference, data enhancement, overlay, appending, suppression and validation. Notwithstanding the above, you will only receive email under the Great American brand including from our exclusive email marketing agent, All Inbox, LLC.
HOW WE USE DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION & AGGREGATE DATA:
We may use demographic information to tailor the Website to the interests of our
users. Demographic information is shared with third-party advertisers so that they
can tailor their advertisements to the appropriate audience. Demographic information
may also be shared with other third parties in accordance with the terms of this
users for lawful purposes. Aggregate or group data is data that describes the demographics,
usage or characteristics of our participants as a group, without disclosing personally
identifiable information. By registering with us, you agree to allow us to provide
you hereby consent to the disclosure of any record or communication to any third
party when we, in our sole discretion, determine the disclosure to be appropriate.
YOUR IP ADDRESS:
Each time that you visit the Website, our web server automatically recognizes your
IP address and the web page from which you came. Your IP address is used to help
identify you and to gather broad demographic information about you. We also use
your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers, to administer the Website
and to better serve you in using the services and other features contained within
COOKIES & ACTION TAGS:
When a user provides an e-mail address during registration at the Website, we assign
an identification number to that e-mail address and deploy a cookie to the applicable
user's PC. Whenever that user comes back to the Website using the same PC, the cookie
allows the Website to identify the user and to recall the user's e-mail address.
Other registration information provided by a user during registration (such as name,
address, etc.), may be stored along with the user's e-mail address, in our user
database. We may use the information stored in our database: (i) to effectuate the
purpose or transaction for which the information was originally provided by a user;
(ii) to pre-populate information fields in the event a user wishes to purchase products
and/or services or sign up for and/or subscribe to services, Promotions or other
offers in the future; (iii) to ensure that a user will not be repeatedly exposed
to the same advertisements, offers and/or Promotions while visiting the Website;
and/or (iv) to, in connection with regular communication with a user, include offers,
Promotions or advertisements that were historically, or are likely to be, of interest
of our users to further enhance the experience on the Website. To find out more
about cookies, including how to disable and/or remove cookies, please visit www.cookiecentral.com.
An action tag or a web-beacon (also known as a clear gif or a pixel tag) is a method
used to track responses or actions by visitors who view certain advertisements or
other information on the Website. Action tags are 1x1 pixel images embedded in a
website page that are used to transparently collect information. We may use action
tags to count the number of times that visitors click on a particular banner ad
or visit the pages of the Website and to provide information about what products
are viewed or purchased. We reserve the right to retain this cookie and action tag
data indefinitely. At no time will we share cookie-related, action-tag-related and/or
generated information or data with third parties.
Please be aware that the Website may contain links to other websites on the Internet
that are owned and/or operated by third parties. Such websites have their own privacy
policies and data collection, use and disclosure practices. Please review each applicable
of the privacy polices and/or terms and conditions of each of the advertisers' and/or
third parties' websites accessible through this Website. The entities that advertise
and/or place banner ads on the Website are independent third parties and are not
affiliated with us. The information practices of those websites are not covered
collect data or solicit Personal Information. Additionally, other companies that
place advertising on our Website may collect information about you when you view
collection of information. You should contact these advertisers directly if you
have any questions about their use of the information that they collect.
We endeavor to safeguard and protect our users' Personal Information. When users submit Personal Information at the Website, their Personal Information is protected both online and offline (to the extent that we maintain any Personal Information offline). The privacy of your Personal Information is very important to us. When our registration process asks users to submit sensitive Personal Information (such as credit card numbers), and when we transmit such sensitive information, that information is encrypted and is protected with SSL encryption software.
Access to your Personal Information is strictly limited, and we take reasonable measures to ensure that your Personal Information is not accessible to the public. The servers that we store Personal Information in are kept in a secure physical environment. We also have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of Personal Information under our control. Please be advised, however, that while we take every reasonable precaution available to protect your data, no storage facility, technology, software, security protocols or data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Computer hackers that circumvent our security measures may gain access to certain portions of your Personal Information, and technological bugs, errors and glitches may cause inadvertent disclosures of your Personal Information; provided, however, that any attempt to breach the security of the network, our servers, databases or other hardware or software constitutes a crime punishable by law. For the reasons mentioned above, we cannot warrant that your Personal Information will be absolutely secure. Any transmission of data at or through our Website is at your own risk.
All of our users' Personal Information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the Personal Information to perform a specific job are granted access to Personal Information. Our employees are dedicated to ensuring the security and privacy of all user Personal Information. Employees not adhering to our firm policies are subject to disciplinary action. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, we shall notify you and any applicable regulatory agencies in the event that we learn of an information security breach with respect to your Personal Information. You will be notified via e-mail in the event of such a breach. Please be advised that notice may be delayed in order to address the needs of law enforcement, determine the scope of network damage, and to engage in remedial measures.
Individuals under the age of eighteen (18) are not permitted to register for or
participate in any of the Promotions that we offer. No information should be submitted
to, or posted at the Website by individuals under the age of eighteen (18) without
the prior consent of their parent or guardian. Notwithstanding the foregoing, children
thirteen (13) years of age and younger are not permitted to access the Website and
we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from such children. We encourage
parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate
and monitor the interactive activities of their children.
REMOVAL OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION/OPTING OUT:
At your request, we will remove from our database Personal Information that you
have provided to us. You may do so by sending an e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org. However, deleting your Personal
Information or otherwise opting-out of receipt of communications from us or third
parties will only change or delete the data in our database for purposes of transacting
future business on the Website and for managing future communications received from
us. These deletions will not change or delete Personal Information already collected
as part of a particular transaction in our database, which may have already been
need to contact third parties who may contact you directly to change your preferences
or your Personal Information that they may be using to contact you.
We provide users with the option to opt-out from receiving information sent via
electronic mailings on behalf of third party advertisers. Users may unsubscribe
from receiving e-mails at any time by following the instructions contained at the
end of every e-mailing. Unsubscribe requests can only be processed if you have registered
with us in the first instance. If you have not registered with us and wish to opt
out of receiving e-mails from a particular sender, please consult that sender's
opt out policies or contact that sender.
Information sent on behalf of third party advertisers is prepared several days in
advance, so users may continue to receive e-mail from us for up to ten (10) days
following the receipt of an unsubscribe request. If, after that point, a user is
still receiving e-mail from us, the user should contact us at
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS:
By using the Website including, without limitation, registering for and entering
any Promotion, signing up for offers and/or continuing to receive information from
Website. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of
the Website or acceptance of our e-mails following the posting of changes to these
terms will mean that you accept these changes and agree to continue receiving e-mail
by clicking here.
with the Website, please e-mail us at
email@example.com, or send a letter to Great American
Photo Contest, LLC, 24 W. Railroad Ave., #139, Tenafly, NJ 07670 or call 201-503-0610.