The Giveaway Spot is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of clients, visitors, consumers and donors. This policy is intended to explain the type of information collected, accessed, and disclosed by the Site and explain the choices that you can make about the way your information is collected and used.
If you do not agree to the terms of this Policy, you should discontinue using the Site immediately.
I. YOUR CONSENT
II. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information.” Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks.
Personally Identifiable Information
By registering for the giveaway event and/or contacting the contest holder on the Site, you consent to give us your email address, your full name, and additional information, as requested by contest holders, such as your mailing address. Your Personal Information will never be shared with third parties, including but not limited to other businesses, organizations, partners, or individuals that are not officers of Company.
We will not collect any Personal Information from your visit to our sites unless you voluntarily provide us with your personal information. Providing us with Personal Information authorizes us to use that information in accordance with the terms of this Policy.
We may be using “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of our Site. This information is used for the sole purpose of improving our Site. Google Analytics does not collect any Personally Identifying Information, nor do we combine the information collected with Personally Identifiable information.
Other information collected via Technology
In an effort to improve the quality of the Service, we track information provided to us by your browser or by our software application when you view or use the Service, such as the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use, the device from which you connected to the Service, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you. We track this information using cookies, or small text files which include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to a user’s browser from our servers and are stored on the user’s computer hard drive. Sending a cookie to a user’s browser enables us to collect Non-Personal information about that user and keep a record of the user’s preferences when utilizing our services, both on an individual and aggregate basis.
Company may use both persistent and session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close your browser. For example, use of a persistent cookie to track whether you have visited the Site before, so we can show you basic information about our Service on your first visit.
III. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We will use the information you provide solely for the purpose of notifying you about information pertinent to the Site. We may also use the information you provide us to notify you of relevant information pertinent to the Site and any future Products or Services offered by the Site. We will never use your information to send you information not relevant to the Site, excluding any advertisements that may be included in the information provided by the Site.
Any advertisements included in information provided by the site (i.e. via email) do not use your personal information to target you in any manner, and are completely unrelated to advertisements found on the Site. You will always have the option to opt-out of emails or messages of any kind as desired, as described below.
The Site may contain advertisements or sponsorships, which are offered by third-parties, as well as, in some instances, the Site itself or parties associated with Company. The Site is not liable for any Personally Identifiable Information collected by advertisements not associated with the Site or Company. The Site will make every effort to protect the Personal Information of consumers, clients, and visitors, and will never disclose Personal Information to any third-party.
IV. SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not sell, share, or disclose Personal Information about our users and visitors to outside companies. This includes but is not limited to advertisers and sponsors on the Site, unless you give explicit permission.
We may disclose user Personal and Non-Personal Information if (i) we are required to do so by law or regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order, or to a third-party to which ownership of Company, and/or the Site is transferred via an acquisition, merger, sale of assets or otherwise, or are compelled to do so on good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform or comply with any legal, regulatory, law enforcement, or similar requirement for investigation.
(ii) to protect or defend the rights of Company, or any user of the Site.
V. DATA PROTECTION
We will make every reasonable effort to protect the Personal Information of all visitors that is provided to the Site by the visitors, however, all visitors assume the risk of any information disclosed to the Site online.
VI. THIRD PARTY LINKS
It is possible that users have the ability to be directed to other sites via the Site. These sites are out of our direct control, and by visiting the Site users acknowledge this fact, and accept any risks that may be incurred by visiting other sites. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Therefore, we hold no responsibility or liability for content and activities on these sites or advertisements.
All users may unsubscribe or opt out of the any emails sent by Company, by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any email. If that proves to be unsuccessful for any reason, please send an email to hello[at]thegiveawayspot.com, with details of your situation so we can address it.
VIII. NOTICE ABOUT INFORMATION COLLECTION RESTRICTIONS
We do not knowingly collect information of minors under the age of 18 years of age online. If we discover that we hold information from an individual under the age of 18, we will delete such information immediately. Furthermore, we restrict all visitors under the age of 18.
IX. NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
In accordance with California privacy rights, residents may request further information as to the exact type of personal information that we share with third parties or corporate affiliates. If you would like a copy of this notice, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject of “CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS.”
X. HOW TO CONTACT US
We would love to hear from you. Please direct all inquiries to hello[at]thegiveawayspot.com.