Privacy Policy & Disclosure

ContestScoop Privacy Policy & Disclosure

Please note, ContestScoop (at Contestscoop.com) is a Canadian contest site & and while you are making use of the site, we want to let you know about our privacy policy. This privacy policy and disclosure policy applies to all services offered by ContestScoop, to you, the “visitors .” Contestscoop.com is intended for Canadian and US citizens ONLY. If you do not agree to our Privacy policy and terms, do not use our site.

 

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Last updated March 10th, 2019 Privacy Policy, Disclosure, Cookies and Terms of Use

Do not use our site or services if you do not agree with this Privacy Policy or the TERMS OF USE & AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE.

At Contestscoop.com, we are committed to protecting your privacy – as a first-time visitor or regular reader of this website. To our readers, we offer this pledge:

We will not sell, disseminate, disclose, transmit, transfer, share, lease, or rent any personally identifiable information or Personal Data to any third party not specifically authorized by you to receive your information except as we have disclosed to you in this Privacy Policy and in our Legal Notice. Under this Privacy Policy, you have the right to rectification if any of your Personal Data is incomplete or inaccurate, and the right of access to your Personal Data at any time to obtain free information about, and an exportable copy of, your stored Personal Data. You also have the right to erasure—the “Right to be Forgotten”—meaning we will delete your Personal Data if you request us to do so. Our contact information is below.

The Information We Collect About You and How We Use It

When you enter our website, we automatically collect, process and store certain information (which may include Personal Data) such as:

Your IP address and domain name.
The type of browser and operating system you use.
The time and length of your visit.
The pages of our site you visit.
This information is used for administrative and technical purposes ONLY and will not be stored longer than for 3 months. Such purposes could include counting the number of visitors to our site and individual pages within the site, determining referral sources to our website, assessing the technology used to access our site, and assisting with site maintenance. We protect and secure your Personal Data and take reasonable steps:

to prevent unauthorized access, use, destruction or disclosure
to ensure business continuity and disaster recovery
to restrict access to personal information
to conduct privacy impact assessments in accordance with the law and your business policies
to train staff and contractors on data security
to manage third-party risks, through use of contracts and security reviews

Information Collection

When you send us an email, subscribe to email updates for Contestscoop.com, or register for a contest on Contestscoop.com, you will provide us with certain personally identifiable information and Personal Data including your email address. To make comments, you will be asked to supply name or nickname, email address, and website (optional). It is your right to decline to provide us with Personal Data attendant to using any of our services, but if you do some, certain site features and functionality may not be available to you. We do not publish your email address in any comments and never ask for your address unless you are the winner of a contest prize.

Data Retention

We will retain your Personal Data for only as long as needed for our purposes unless otherwise required by law.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data that is stored on a visitor’s hard drive while visiting Contestscoop.com. We use cookies to identify one unique visitor from another visitor, to store a visitor’s preferences, and to record session information in order to provide customized webpage content and better service when a visitor returns.

Disclosure about Third-Party Links and Advertising

Contestscoop.com may contain third-party advertising and affiliate links to third-party websites that are not controlled by Contestscoop.com. The third-party advertising and links are made available to our readers as a convenience. Some of the companies may pay us a commission if visitors purchase a product after clicking on the link coming from our site. This service helps us to cover some of the costs of running our website and providing free information to you.

You will not pay any additional fees when purchasing a third party product through a link on our website. All commissions are strictly paid by the advertisers. Please be aware that Contestscoop.com is not responsible for the content of third-party advertising and websites, nor are we responsible for the privacy policy or practices of third-parties and their websites. Our Privacy Policy only applies to information we collect from you while you are actively in a session with Contestscoop.com. If you should link to a third-party website from Contestscoop.com, we strongly encourage you to review and become familiar with that website’s privacy policy.

Third-party advertisers may place cookies on your browser to collect data (not your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please see here.

Third-Party Services

From time to time, we may engage third-parties to assist in providing marketing, back-end, programming and support services. These third-parties will only have access to information to the extent necessary to provide such services.

No Disclosure of Personal Information

Except as specified above, we do not intend to disclose any personal information about you to any third-party without prior consent unless we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (i) complete your transaction; (ii) comply with legal process or other legal requirements of any governmental authority; (iii) protect and defend our rights or property; and (iv) enforce the terms and conditions on Contestscoop.com. We may provide certain information in aggregate form collected from you, and relating to you, to third-parties. However, we will not provide any personally identifying information.

Postings

We have no control over who reads your comments, or what other users may do with the information you voluntarily post, so please use caution when posting any personal information or comments.

Business Transfer

We intend to keep doing what we do for you. Although we have no plans to transfer Contestscoop.com, if that were to happen, we may share your information in a business transfer. As with any other business, we could merge with, or be acquired by another company. If this occurs, the successor company would perhaps acquire the information we maintain, including personally identifiable information and Personal Data.

Changes in Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the revised Privacy Policy in the “Privacy Policy” section of the website. The revised Privacy Policy is effective immediately when posted on Contestscoop.com. It is the responsibility of each user to review the website and the Privacy Policy periodically to learn of any revisions to this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the website after the effectiveness of such revisions will constitute your acknowledgment and acceptance of the terms of the revised Privacy Policy.

Questions
If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or wish to contact us regarding your Personal Data, please feel free to contact us at:

webmaster at Contestscoop.com.com

This policy was lasted updated on May 24, 2018