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Privacy

What information do we collect from you and why?

  • We need to collect some personal information from you to allow you benefiting from our rewarding scheme. You provide this information when you submit any idea.  The basic details we require are your name and email address. Other info such as full address or bank account will be required only if your idea is rewarded. Being this the case, you can choose the payment method: if you wish to have a bank transfer, your account details will be required and shared with our bank, if you prefer to receive a cheque you will need to provide us your full address details. Additional information such as residence, age group, gender or occupation might be used to build aggregate statistic analysis about the users of our site; this information will not be identifiable with you.
  • We do not share your personal details with any of our partners. When we present ideas to potential Sponsors they just see a reference associated to each idea; we do not provide your name or email address. If your idea becomes rewarded we might publish it in our site, but your name will be associated to the idea only if you wish so.
  • It is extremely important for us to protect your data and we use the latest technology to do so. We employ physical and electronic measures designed to safeguard your information from unauthorized access.
  • In the event that Ideaward is either acquired by another company or expands merging to other businesses your personal information will be transferred. If this is the case your personal information will remain protected as specified in our current Privacy policy.
  • At any time you can ask us to delete your ideas and personal data from our database.
  • Our website has links to other websites that offer useful information for our users. The privacy policy described here does not apply for third party websites. You should contact these sites directly for information about their privacy and security policies.
     
  • IP addresses, web beacons and cookies.

  • As most websites we might use “cookies” or / and “web beacons”. Under any circumstance we employ them to collect personal identifiable information from you. We could use them to provide additional functionality to the site and to get information such as people visiting the site, data and time of the visits, browser used by our visitors, etc. We use this information to analyze the site usage more accurately and ensure we have the right capabilities.
     
  • Privacy policy for children.

  • If you are under 18, you may use Ideaward only with the authorization and supervision of a parent or guardian. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person under the age of 18.