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Privacy Policy

THE LetsGetConnectedSweepstakes.com PRIVACY POLICY MAY CHANGE FROM TIME TO TIME. PLEASE CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY FOR UPDATES.

This privacy policy (“Policy”) describes LetsGetConnectedSweepstakes.com (“SBMRHD, Inc.”) provision of a technology and advertising platform for marketers and content publishers such as web sites or email newsletters and operators (together, referred to as “Publishers” or “Publisher Properties”) to attempt to deliver more relevant advertisements to consumers. This Policy does not apply to the practices of Publishers or other companies that SBMRHD, INC. does not own or control or to people that SBMRHD, INC. does not employ or manage. SBMRHD, INC. retains its rights to enter into new or different lines of business with consumers and if and to the extent it does so, it may display a different Privacy Policy to the consumer for such lines of business.

SBMRHD, INC. Collection of Information.
Information Collection 1.1 User Information.
User Information. SBMRHD, Inc. may collect (voluntarily and involuntarily) personally identifiable information such as your e-mail address, name, company name, home and/or work address and/or telephone number of our Website users in the manner and for the purposes explained in this policy. In the event that you contact us through the Website, we may request that you provide additional User Information relevant to the support requested by you. Users are under no obligation to provide such information. However, we cannot guarantee that we can provide support in the event that relevant information related to the use of our products or services is withheld. We may retain communications relating to information drawn from such communications, for statistical and/or reference purposes.

1.2 User Behaviors Collected with Cookies, Web beacons, and Other Information.
SBMRHD, INC. may use cookies, web beacons and IP addresses to associate your Information (as described in Section 1.1 above) with an profile containing data such as your online behaviors, which could include records on viewing, opening or clicking on a particular online advertisement or visiting a website operated by a Publisher. Additionally, SBMRHD, INC. may use other new and evolving sources of information and information gathering in the future (together, “Technology Information”) to assist Publishers in delivering more relevant advertisements to you. Cookies. A cookie is a small amount of data stored on the hard drive of your computer that allows SBMRHD, INC. to identify your IP address with corresponding information in SBMRHD, INC.’s database. SBMRHD, INC. may use cookies to track individual responses or views of advertisements when an advertisement has been viewed on Publisher Properties. You may read more about cookies at www.cookiecentral.com.

Web Beacons
A web beacon is programming code used to display an image on a web page and can assist SBMRHD, INC. in associating an individual’s Information to a unique profile in our database. Web beacons enable SBMRHD, INC. to track certain Web sites you visit or advertisements you view online at Publisher Properties. Web beacons help determine products or services in which you may be interested and help track online behaviors for marketing purposes. More information about web beacons is available at www.webopedia.com/TERM/W/Web_beacon.html.

IP Addresses
SBMRHD, INC. may use your IP address to better target an ad to you or people in your area. Unless you use a static IP address, an IP address relates to households or larger communities. For example, if you use a national Internet Service Provider (ISP) to access the Internet, such as America Online, it may not be possible to determine your geographic location based on your IP address. If you use a local ISP, it may be possible to narrow your community to a fewer number of people or businesses which your ISP services. Because an individual does not own a particular IP address, a consumer’s IP address is not personally identifiable information and may change for any number of reasons over time, e.g., even if you rent a static IP address for a limited period.

Where Technology Information is Collected
Technology Information is collected directly from SBMRHD, INC. advertisements or indirectly through Publishers that SBMRHD, INC. contracts with to display advertisements. Such advertisements will usually be displayed within one of the following advertising vehicles: Websites. SBMRHD, INC. may set a cookie on your computer or associate behavior with your Internet service provider’s IP address when you view advertisements delivered on Publisher websites. After a behavior is associated to a cookie or an IP address, SBMRHD, INC. may track how you interact with the advertisement and the Publisher website (for example, registering, purchasing, browsing, etc.).

Email
SBMRHD, INC. may track your interaction with emails sent to you on behalf of Publishers (for example, when you open or click on an email, register, purchase, or browse in response to such email), but does not maintain a list of email addresses or other PII in connection with this activity.

1.3 Outside Information.
SBMRHD, INC. may lawfully receive information about you, including demographic data, purchasing trends and similar information, from third parties, such as information located in public databases (“Outside Information”). Outside Information shall be Information.

1.4 No Information Collected from Minors
MINORS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 SHOULD NOT PROVIDE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION, INCLUDING THEIR EMAIL ADDRESS, TO SBMRHD, INC.. If SBMRHD, INC. is notified it has any information about a minor under the age of 18, that information will be promptly deleted from our active database.

Use of Information and User Data
2.1 Discretion to Use Information
SBMRHD, INC. may share Information about your behaviors with trusted Publishers under confidentiality agreements. These Publishers may use this information to better target advertisements to you. If you wish to end your email subscription with a Publisher, you may follow the instructions at the end of each email message to unsubscribe or follow the instructions detailed at Section 4 below.

2.2 Targeted Advertising Delivered by Publishers
SBMRHD, INC. uses Information to assist its Publishes in targeting advertisements more effectively. When a consumer is online, SBMRHD, INC. uses Technology Information to associate an individual with their Information and SBMRHD, INC. assists its Publishers in attempting to show information and advertising for products and services to which the consumer may respond. SBMRHD, INC. may use data collected from a response to one type of advertising or information for targeting advertisements or other information through a different venue. For example, SBMRHD, INC. may inform an email Publisher that a consumer responded to a baseball banner advertisement and that Publisher may try to deliver to the consumer a baseball-related advertisement and other information to the consumer via email.

2.3 Legal Process
SBMRHD, INC. may disclose information in its possession and control to respond to subpoenas, court orders and other legal process as required by law.

2.4 Summary Data
SBMRHD, INC. may sell or transfer Information, such as summary or aggregated non-PII about consumers or consumer sub-groups.

2.5 Storage and Protection of Information
SBMRHD, INC. stores Information in a database on SBMRHD, INC. computers. These computers have security measures, such as a firewall, to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under SBMRHD, INC. ‘s control. SBMRHD, INC. also maintains physical and procedural safeguards to protect information. Furthermore, SBMRHD, INC. maintains the data in its database in encrypted form, so that even if the data is improperly accessed, it is less likely to be in a format intelligible or useable for purposes not authorized or intended by SBMRHD, INC.. Notwithstanding such measures, SBMRHD, INC. cannot guarantee that its security or privacy protection measures will prevent its computers from being illegally accessed and the data on them stolen or altered.

Privacy Practices of Third Parties
3.1 Advertiser cookies and web beacons
Publishers who place advertisements on the Internet may use their own cookies, web beacons and other technology to collect information about you. SBMRHD, INC. does not control Publishers’ use of such technology.

3.2 Links
The Publishers’ Websites and email messages transmitted on behalf of Publishers may contain hypertext links to the Websites of third parties. SBMRHD, INC. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other Websites.

3.3 Publishers
To learn about how a particular Publisher may use your PII or Information, you should read the privacy policy of that Publisher. How You May Exercise Your Privacy Rights And Unsubscribe.

Websites
To prevent the display of Publisher or SBMRHD, INC. advertising on a Website, for example, banner advertisements, do not visit the Website. To only prevent SBMRHD, INC. from tracking your behavior on a Website, turn off cookies, utilize a changing IP address, and do not click on or interact with any advertisements.

Email Databases
To unsubscribe from Publisher email lists, click the link included in the footer of any message you receive from the Publisher. Please read the privacy policy of particular Publishers to understand how your PII and Information may be used after you unsubscribe.

More Information. For more information about protecting your privacy, you may wish to visit www.netcoalition.com, and www.privacyalliance.org. SBMRHD, INC. reserves the right to update this Policy at any time by re-publishing it to this Website with a new effective date. The current policy is effective as of March 21, 2017. If you have questions about this Policy, please contact us at privacy@letsgetconnectedsweepstakes.com.


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