"Non Personal Information" is information that is not personally identifiable to you and that we automatically collect when you access our Website with a web browser.
"Personally Identifiable Information" is non-public information that is personally identifiable to you and obtained in order for us to provide you with our Website. Personally Identifiable Information may include information such as your company information, your name, email address, and other related information that you provide to us or that we obtain about you.
Generally, you control the amount and type of information you provide to ViralSweep when using our Website. However, we also collect information from Contestants on your behalf that may be classified under local, state, federal, and international laws as Personally Identifiable Information.
As a Visitor, you can browse our Website to find out more about ViralSweep and the Service we offer. You are not required to provide us with any Personally Identifiable Information as a Visitor.
However, if you register as a Member to use our Service, you must provide Personally Identifiable Information to ViralSweep in order for us to provide you with certain features of our Website. As a Member, we collect your Personally Identifiable Information in the following ways:
At Member Registration
When you register for membership, we collect your company name, your name and email address.
There may be online forms used in our Website. The information you enter into these online forms may contain Personally Identifiable Information.
ViralSweep automatically collects certain computer information by the interaction of a mobile phone or web browser with our Website. Such information is typically considered Non Personal Information. ViralSweep also collects and uses the following web-based information:
We may also use a technology called Web Beacons, to collect general information about your use of our Website and your use of special promotions or newsletters. The information we collect by Web Beacons allows us to statistically monitor the number of people that open our emails. Our Web Beacons are not used to track your activity outside of our Website. We do not link Non Personal Information from Web Beacons to Personally Identifiable Information without your permission.
We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the Website from which you entered our Website, if any, as well as the name of the website to which you’re headed when you leave our Website. This information also includes the IP address of your computer/proxy server that you use to access the Internet, your Internet provider name, web browser type, type of mobile device, and computer operating system. We use all of this information to analyze trends among our Users to help improve our Website.
ViralSweep uses the information we receive from you as follows:
Providing our Service
In order use our Service, you will have to expose some Personally Identifiable Information. Your Contestants will also likely be exposing Personally Identifiable Information as part of registering for your Contests. Again, we do not share your Contest data with anyone but you, and we will never contact your Contestants.
Communication and Email Alerts
When ViralSweep communicates with you about our Website, we will use the email address you provided when registering as a Member. We may also send you service alerts regarding your use of our Website. Finally, we may also send you emails with promotional information about ViralSweep, unless you have opted out of receiving such information. You can change contact preferences at any time through your account. While you can opt-out of promotional messages, you cannot opt-out of receiving service alerts.
Customizing Our Website and Mobile Application
ViralSweep may use the Personally Identifiable information you provide to us along with any computer information we receive to customize our Website.
Sharing Information with Affiliates and Other Third Parties
ViralSweep does not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your Personally Identifiable Information or your Contest data to third parties other than as specified in our Legal Terms. However, we may provide your Personally Identifiable Information to affiliates that provide services to ViralSweep with regards to our Website (i.e. payment processors, hosting companies, etc.). Such affiliates will only receive information necessary to provide the respective services and will be bound by confidentiality agreements limiting the use of such information.
Legally Required Releases of Information
ViralSweep may be legally required to disclose your Personally Identifiable Information as well as your Contest data, if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties including you and/or other Members; and/or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of ViralSweep, our Users, employees, and affiliates.
Disclosures to Successors
You may change your Personally Identifiable Information at any time using the Account & Settings Tab on our Website.
Our Website is not designed for use by a Child. You acknowledge that we cannot accurately verify the age of our Users nor do we have any liability to do so. If you are parent or legal guardian who suspects their Child is attempting to use our Website, please contact us immediately to remove your Child’s information. We will ask you to provide identification to confirm that you are indeed the Child’s parent or legal guardian. If you are a Child, please don’t access or use our Website.
If you are a Contestant participating in a Contest operated by one of our Members and you have a privacy question regarding the Contest, please contact the Member who is operating the Contest. We do not do anything with your information other than provide it to the Member whose Contest you entered.
ViralSweep and our affiliates fully comply with laws regarding SPAM. You can always opt out of receipt of further email correspondence from ViralSweep and/or our affiliates. We agree that we will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any unaffiliated third-party without your permission.
ViralSweep has constructed our Website using industry standard encryption and authentication tools to protect your Personally Identifiable Information. When we collect your Personally Identifiable Information through our Website, we encrypt this information and attempt to prevent unauthorized access to it by using industry standard technologies, such as encryption routers and firewalls. Unfortunately, due to the nature of the Internet, we cannot completely guarantee that your Personally Identifiable Information is completely protected. We strongly urge you to protect any password you may have for our Website and to not share it with anyone. You should always log out of our Website when not in use, especially if you are sharing a computer or mobile device with someone else or are using a public computer.
For European Union and Swiss Residents: providing us with your Personal Information means you are consenting to the transfer and storage of that information on our servers located in the United States. ViralSweep adheres to the safe harbor framework regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information collected.
You may be required to provide a payment source for using our Service. You acknowledge that we don’t store your payment source information directly on our servers and use third-party billing providers to process your payment source. We work with such providers to insure your payment source information is encrypted and protected. However, you understand and agree that we do not control nor can we be liable for the acts of third parties. If you see what you believe to be fraudulent transactions regarding our Website, please contact us immediately. We will make reasonable efforts to work with you and authorities to help resolve such issues.
If you have any questions about our Privacy Practices or this Policy, please contact us by using our Contact Us form or by emailing us at help[at]viralsweep[dot]com