Privacy Policy

IDEAFAME PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy explains what Personal Information will be collected by IdeaFame when you use our website: https://www.ideafame.com

PLEASE CAREFULLY CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING BEFORE ENTERING OR PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST: YOU HAVE NO GUARANTEE OF CONFIDENTIALITY OR PRIVACY, NOR ANY GUARANTEE OF PROTECTION FOR YOUR IDEA OR RELATED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, WHEN YOU PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST. ALL CONTEST SUBMISSIONS WILL BE POSTED PUBLICLY AND VIEWABLE BY THE PUBLIC. IF YOU WANT OR REQUIRE SECRECY, OR LEGALLY CONFIRMABLE PROTECTION FOR YOUR IDEA OR RELATED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, YOU SHOULD NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST. YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST IS EXCLUSIVELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SPONSOR (AS FURTHER DEFINED BELOW) OF THE CONTEST HAS NO RESPONSIBILTY, AND WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY, FOR ANY RESULT OR CONSEQUENCE OF YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY ACTUAL OR ALLEGED USE OR INFRINGEMENT BY A THIRD PARTY OF YOUR IDEA OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, OR FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF AND AGREEMENT TO THE FOREGOING AND HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVE AND RELEASE SPONSOR FROM ALL SUCH LIABILITIES AND DAMAGES.  

What We Collect 

In order for you to create an account on IdeaFame and enter the Contest, we need to collect and process some information. Depending on your use of the site, that may include (but is not limited to):  

  • Information you provide by completing forms on IdeaFame – your name, email, telephone number, place of residence, login, and password details. We will ask for this information if you register as an Entrant in the contest, subscribe to our newsletter, vote for a submission, or request any information; 
  • Details of any requests or transactions you make through the Services. All payment information you submit is collected and used by our payment processors in accordance with their privacy policies;
  • Information about your activity on and interaction with IdeaFame (such as your IP address, the type of device or browser you use, and your actions on the site); and
  • Communications you send to us (for example, when you ask for support, send us questions or comments, or report a problem).

 

How We Use This Information 

We use the information we collect to provide, maintain, protect, and improve the IdeaFame services and to conduct our business. For example (and not limited) to: 

  • To set up and administer your account; 
  • To authenticate votes in the Contest; 
  • To distribute Prize funds;
  • To contact you and customize your experience; and
  • To track the use of the site so that we can improve IdeaFame. 

 

How this Information is Shared

 

Information that’s shared publicly

Any information you provide in the contest Entry is available to the public without any expectation of privacy or confidentiality. Your Entry and information may be featured on or in Sponsor’s website, social media accounts, and other public and private marketing communications by Sponsor. Copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other Users have copied or stored your User Content even if you remove the User Content. Your name is publicly displayed in your profile page. To request removal of your personal information from these areas of the site, contact us using the information below. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why. The profile you create on our site will be publically visible.

 

Information that isn’t shared publicly

The following data will not be publicly displayed or revealed to other users:

  • Any payment information you provide;
  • Your password details;
  • Your IP address;
  • Your phone number; and
  • Communications you send to us (for example, when you ask for support, send us questions or comments, or report a problem).

 

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

 

We never post anything to your Facebook, Twitter, or other third-party accounts without your permission. We do not and will not sell your data.

 

Information that’s shared with trusted third-party services

We may share your information with certain trusted third-party services to help us provide, improve, promote, or protect IdeaFame’s Services (like when we partner with payment processors, or use services that help us manage our ads on other sites). When we share data with third-party services that support our delivery of the IdeaFame Services, we require that they use your information only for the purposes we’ve authorized, and that they protect your personal information at least to the same standards we do. We may share your information to our Partners and selected third parties in order to offer a greater range of support services that may of interest to you, for example entrepreneurial education or assistance. We may also share information that’s aggregated and anonymized in a way that it doesn’t directly identify you.

 

Information that’s shared to protect IdeaFame & comply with the law

We do reserve the right to disclose personal information when we believe that doing so is reasonably necessary to comply with the law or law enforcement, to prevent fraud or abuse, or to protect IdeaFame’s legal rights.

 

Email 

We will send you email relating to your transactions on IdeaFame. You will also receive certain marketing email communications, from which you may opt out at any time. We’ll also send you service-related announcements when it’s necessary to do so.

 

Access to Your Information

 

To modify or delete the personal information you’ve provided to us, please log in and update your profile. We may retain certain information as required by law or for necessary business purposes.

 

On request, we will give you a copy of all the personal information about you that we hold. This information is subject to a fee not exceeding the prescribed fee permitted by law.

 

Other 

 

External Links

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Information that you submit through the Services may be transferred to countries other than where you reside. We will protect all information we receive in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

 

Children's Policy

IdeaFame does not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are between the ages of 13 and 17, please use our Service with adult supervision. If you are under 13, please do not send any Personal Information to us. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information from a child under age 13, we will remove that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any Personal Information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at the contact information below.

If you are a minor, and you have publicly posted personally identifiable content, you may request such content be removed from our site, by providing a link to the content, your age, and contacting us at the information below. This site is not responsible for content you made public that is taken from this site and posted to another site.

 

Contact 

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via email at privacy@ideafame.com.


April 2017 

 
 
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