We will post changes to this policy on this website page. If the changes are significant, we will provide more prominent notice by contacting registered users via email 15 days before the changes take effect.
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Types of Information
is information about You that is personally identifiable to You, like your address, email address, phone number, financial account, and similar non-public information.
means information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information; Anonymous Information does not permit the identification of individual persons. We may create Anonymous Information from the data you submit on this Site by removing all Personal Information and all identifiers such that the information cannot be reconnected with your Personal Information to compile statistical information.
Information we Collect
Registration and Account Information
When You register to use this Site, we collect and store Personal Information provided by You that specifically identifies You or Your Account. We also allow users to identify themselves further by editing the information in the "my account" page. The information could include your full name, User ID, password, mailing address, phone number, email address, website, and valid financial account information.
We may, in the future, offer other optional requests for information from you to help us to tailor the Site for you and deliver personalized information to you.
Idea Posts, Requests, and Transactions
As you use the site to post Campaigns and complete transactions, you will post public and non-public information. ideaphore keeps a full record of all that data and information about transactions, communications with other users using the communication system on this site, and all documents and communications generated during the dispute resolution process.
If you contact ideaphore, we may keep a record of your text, video, or voice communications with ideaphore to improve our customer service and to ensure that your dispute is handled with due care by our employees.
Site Use Statistics
As an automatic process, our Web server software records a log file of Your device information, browser information, your Internet protocol address, the pages You visit, the buttons You click, and errors You encounter.
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What we Do with the Information we Collect
We do NOT rent or sell our Users' Personal Information to third parties. You agree that we can give your Personal Information to Campaign Organizers when doing so is necessary for you to receive a Reward. We will ask for your authorization before sharing any of Your Personal Information with a third party service provider such as linkedIn, Dwolla, PayPal or a contest Sponsor. We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information if required by law or court order. We reserve the right to disclose Your Personal Information only to proper authorities if we determine, at our sole discretion, that it is necessary to protect our legal rights or respond to a threat that poses imminent danger to a person.
ideaphore uses the information gathered from Your use of the Site to make the Site better for our users. If we use statistics about Your activity, we will do so using Anonymous Information only. We may disclose, sell, or rent statistics based on Anonymous Information to third parties.
This site is only for those 18 years of age or older. We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about visitors who are under the age of 18.
At times, when you use this Site, you will post information that becomes publicly available. This includes, messages, forum comments, Campaigns, feedback, reviews, and Your user profile. You should be aware that, because it is public, this information may be viewed, recorded, gathered, indexed, and mined by third parties with access to the Site, including search engines.
ideaphore sends a session cookie to your computer when you log in to your Account. This type of cookie helps if you visit multiple pages on the Site during the same session, so that you don't need to enter your password on each page. Once you log out or close your browser, this cookie expires.
ideaphore also uses longer-lasting cookies for other purposes such as to display information related to what you are working on. ideaphore encodes our cookies so that only we can interpret the information stored in them. Users and Visitors always have the option of disabling cookies via their browser preferences. If you disable cookies on your browser, please note that some parts of our Site may not function properly or may be considerably slower.
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We will use current and commercially reasonable methods to keep Your Personal Information securely in our files and systems. Please note that with current technology, we cannot guarantee that your data, as it travels over the Internet, is not intercepted illegally by third parties.