Each time that you access or use the Sites or Service, you agree to be bound by the Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Policy, you should discontinue using the Sites and Service.
The information we collect
Through the Sites, Service, and applications we own, host, or manage, you may be able to engage in various activities, such as but not limited to, registering or subscribing to the Service, request information from us, or otherwise communicate with the Sites, entering promotions, contests, sweepstakes, playing games or instant-win promotions (the "Promotions"), taking quizzes, voting in polls or otherwise expressing an opinion, subscribing to services, such as newsletters or publications. Your personally identifiable information (PII) may be required to engage in these activities as well as to receive products and services that you may have requested. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these pages and elsewhere include but are not limited to: name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number.
Our Platform does collect non-personally identifiable information when you visit web pages or use our Sites, Service, and applications, including but not limited to, the IP address used to access the internet or the mobile Internet, the type of phone or other mobile device used, the type of browser and operating system used, the date and time of access, and location-based information.
How we use the information
We use the information you provide to us to deliver the Service you have requested. We may use the information you provide about yourself or others when operating a multi-step entry form or validation process, to send entry notification, prize notification when you have won a contests or sweepstakes, to fulfill requests or services, to respond to inquiries, or to send product offers, programs or services on behalf of the administrator or sponsor(s) of a promotion you have entered or registered for.
We may deliver the information we received from you to the administrator and the sponsor(s) of a promotion for them to provide those products or services for which you have opted in and for them to draw or select and contact winners of promotions. Such third parties whose practices are not covered by this Policy may include, co-sponsor(s), magazine publishers, retailers, participatory databases and non-profit organizations with whom the sponsor(s) of a promotion you entered as agreement(s) with. Please be sure to read the Official Rules of each individual promotion before you provide your information.
If you choose to submit content (e.g., a contest entry such as an essay, a photo or video), we, the administrator or sponsor(s) may publish your name, screen name and other information you have provided as per the Official Rules posted with each individual promotion.
We may use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design, development, and content of the Sites, Service, and applications we own, host, or manage, and to enable us to customize your experience. We also may use this information to analyze site usage.
We may disclose information we maintain when required to do so by law, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency's request or to protect or defend our rights or properties.
Employees and contractors that have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Policy by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services performed for our company. We take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, but we cannot guarantee that personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Policy. Inadvertent disclosures could result, for example, when third parties misrepresent their identities.
In order to accommodate changes in our business, we may sell all or part of our company, as part of a merger, acquisition, liquidation or bankruptcy. In such event, any information collected on the Sites or through the Service shall be considered an asset of the company and subject to transfer to another company or other companies.
Third Party Sites
To the extent that a promotion, uses, and/or displays Third Party participation data from services such as, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest; the promotion’s administrator and the sponsor must comply with all applicable terms and conditions of Third Party sites or applications regarding the retrieval, use, and display of the data. Such Promotions are not in any manner sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Third Party sites or services such as, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest. By entering such promotions, participants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Third Party sites or services from and against any claims, damages or liability arising in connection with their participation.
We use commercially reasonable efforts to provide uptime of 99.5% for the Promotions we host for our clients, promotion’s administrators, and sponsors, excluding unscheduled downtime caused by circumstances beyond our or contractors’ control, changes in the Third Party sites, services, or applications, or the unavailability of Third Party sites, services, or applications, on which our promotion relies.
Collection of information by third-party sites
The Sites, Service, and applications we own, host, or manage may use reputable third parties to present or serve advertisements, including online behavioral advertisements, that you may see on the web pages and to conduct research about the advertisements. This Policy does not cover any use of information that such third parties may have collected from you (e.g., type of browser, operating system, domain name, day and time of visit, page(s) visited) or the methods used by the third-parties to collect that information (e.g., cookies, web beacons and clear gifs).
The Sites, Service, and applications we own, host, or manage may contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. You should consult the other sites' privacy policies and terms of service, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties nor have control over the use of this information.
Username and Passwords
When you create or are provided a User Registration for the Sites, Service, and applications we own, host, or manage, you represent and warrant that: (a) all required registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; and (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information. You will be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your User Registration, and we will not be responsible for misuse of your User Registration by any third party, whether authorized by you or not. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your User Registration. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use, or suspected unauthorized use of your User Registration or any other breach of security. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above requirements.
Our commitment to security
The security of your information is important to us, including but not limited to the PII collected via the Sites, Service, and applications we own, host, or manage. We have implemented physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and correctly manage the information we collect. Security measures are in place to protect the information, both during transmission and once we receive it. This includes, but is not limited to, the use of firewalls and encryption. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Special note for parents
The site you are visiting is not intended for use by children. We do not knowingly collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age online. Neither our Sites nor Service are directed to children under 13 years old. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will take immediate steps to delete such information from our files.
If you are accessing our Sites, Service, and applications we own, host, or manage from outside the United States, by providing your information to us, you are consenting to the transfer of your information to the United States for processing and maintenance in accordance with this Policy. You are also consenting to the application of United States law in all matters concerning the Sites and Service.
By using this Site, you agree to the terms of this Policy. Whenever you submit information via the Site or Service, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Policy.
Changes to this Policy
This Policy may from time to time be updated. The revised Policy will be posted to this page so that you are aware of the information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it. We reserve the right to update or change these Terms at any time by posting the most current version of the Terms on the Sites with a new Effective Date shown. All such changes in the Terms shall be effective from the Effective Date set when it is posted on the Sites or Services. Your continued use of the Sites after we post any changes to the Terms signifies your agreement to any such changes. If you do not agree to such changes, you must discontinue using the Sites and Service.
Reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented, however, information on this Site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors and may be changed or updated without notice. We reserve the right to make changes in the products, programs and/or services described herein at any time without notice. We assume no liability or responsibility for errors or omissions on this Site.
California Privacy Rights
Under California Civil Code Sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice describing what categories of personal customer information we share with third parties or corporate affiliates for those third parties or corporate affiliates' direct marketing purposes. That notice will identify the categories of information shared and will include a list of the third parties and affiliates with which it was shared, along with their names and addresses. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to the address referenced below, Attn: California Privacy Rights.
Access To Your Information
Users who have registered for the Service may deactivate their account at any time by notifying us using the contact information below. If for any reason you are concerned that the personal information you provided to us is not correct and you cannot change it by accessing your account, or should you wish to have your email address removed please contact us at the address listed at the bottom of the Policy.
All content and materials created by us and for us and made available on this Site, Service, and applications we own are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights and laws, and we owns and retain all rights, title and interests (including all intellectual property and proprietary rights) therein and thereto. Unless and only to the extent expressly authorized by The Company, no user may sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works of the Site or Service or such content and materials. Retrieval of data or other content from the Site or Service by any user to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, database or directory is strictly prohibited without our express prior written permission. Use of the foregoing information without our express written permission shall be considered infringement of proprietary rights and may result in legal recourse.
Other than questions regarding the Sites, Service, and applications we own, host, or manage, we do not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through this Site or otherwise. Please note that other than areas on the Site or through the Service where information is requested, any information or material sent to us will be deemed NOT to be confidential.
Acceptance of Terms and Limit of Liability
THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH THE LEGALLY BINDING TERMS FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITES AND SERVICE. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITES OR SERVICE, YOU ARE ACCEPTING THESE TERMS (ON BEHALF OF YOURSELF OR THE ENTITY THAT YOU REPRESENT) AND YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THE RIGHT, AUTHORITY, AND CAPACITY TO ENTER INTO THESE TERMS (ON BEHALF OF YOURSELF OR THE ENTITY THAT YOU REPRESENT). IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ALL OF THE PROVISIONS OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT ACCESS AND/OR USE THE COVERED SITES.
IN NO EVENT WILL GRIPMEDIA, INC., BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OF THIS SITE, SITES, SERVICE, AND APPLICATIONS WE OWN, HOST, OR MANAGE OR ON ANY OTHER HYPER LINKED WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE ARE EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE USERS OF THIS SITE AND SERVICE AGREE TO HOLD GRIPMEDIA, INC HARMLESS FROM, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE FOR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON THE USE OF THIS SITE OR THE SERVICE.
DATA AND ANYTHING ELSE PROVIDED ON THIS SITE OR THROUGH THE SERVICE AND/OR RELATED COMMUNICATIONS ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. IN ADDITION, ALL WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
You must be at least 18 years of age to register on or use the Site and Services.
Any action related to the above terms and conditions of use of this shall be governed by the Laws of the State of New York and controlling U.S. Federal law. No choice of law rules of any jurisdiction will apply. Any claim or action arising out of or relating to these Terms or use of the Site or Service shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in New York, New York, USA, and all users agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action.
In the event that any of the terms or provisions of this agreement shall be invalid or inoperative, all of the other terms thereof shall remain in full force and effect.
If you have any questions or concerns about this Policy or its implementation please contact us at the following address:GripMedia, Inc.
625 Panorama Trail
Rochester, New York 14625
Effective Date: June 3, 2016