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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last Updated: March 10th, 2022

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) applies to the www.convrtaward.com website (“Website”). This Website is owned and operated by or on behalf of the Picard LLC DBA Convrt (“we,” “us,” “our”).

We are committed to protecting the privacy and security of our online visitors. This Policy provides our website’s visitors with an overview of our online information collection, disclosure and security practices, and the measures we have taken to provide a safe and compliant online environment. By accessing the Website and its content, you consent to the data practices described in this Policy. Please read this entire Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your personal information and how we treat it before you start to use this Website. If you do not agree with the data practices in this Policy, you must exit this Website.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY
We may modify the terms of this Policy from time-to-time. We will post any changes we make to this Policy on this page. If we make material changes to this Policy, we will notify you through a notice on the Website’s home page. We reserve the right to make the revised or changed notice effective for information we already have about you as well as any information we receive in the future. The date this Policy was last modified is identified at the top of the page. You should check this page every time you use the Website to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. All material changes shall apply prospectively only. By continuing to use the Website following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy, you accept those changes.

INFORMATION COVERED BY THIS POLICY
This Policy explains our policies and practices with respect to certain personally identifiable information and other information collected by this Website from its visitors and describes the choices you have as a visitor of this Website concerning our collection, use, and sharing of such information. Except to the extent otherwise expressly provided in this Policy or by written agreement of this Website, this Policy does not cover information collected by this Website through any other means, and only applies to our online practices. This Policy does not apply to information collected by third-party websites, plug-ins, APIs, or applications even if a link to a third-party website, plug-in, API, or application appears on our Website. We are not responsible for the data practices of third parties.

COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
We consider the following, among other non-publicly available information that may identify an individual, to be personally identifiable information: first and last name, social security number, credit card number, email address, street address, phone number, geolocation information sufficient to identify street name and name of a city or town, “persistent identifiers” that can be used to recognize a user over time and across different websites or online services, including a visitor number held in a cookie, an Internet Protocol (IP) address, a processor or device serial number or unique device identifier, and any other substantially similar identifier that permits direct contact with a person online, and any other personal user identification, password or other personally identifiable information that may be needed to obtain access to or use the Website. We (and/or our agents, affiliates or service providers) may collect online and use personally identifiable information from our visitors: (1) in connection with awards, competitions, contests, content submissions, surveys, forums, and educational, literary or artistic materials, opportunities or activities; (2) our requests for suggestions and visitors’ requests for materials or information; (3) to customize the content on our Site for our visitors’ current and future needs; and (4) to process and record donations to convrtaward.com. Visitors are informed of the information we collect through our questionnaires and surveys and how the information will be used before they provide this information.

You understand and acknowledge that: the Website is not intended for use by children under 13 years of age; in order to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we do not knowingly or intentionally collect any personal information about children under 13 years of age; and if we obtain actual knowledge that we have collected personal information about a child under 13 years of age without verification of parental consent, that information will be immediately deleted from our database.

Unless requested otherwise, this Website shall retain the personally identifiable information of accounts for 5 years in compliance with this Website’s standard data retention practices. Data from accounts that are inactive for more than 5 years will be deleted.
Upon request, the Website will provide visitors with the ability to correct or update their contact information. Registered visitors will be responsible for keeping their contact information current and accurate and may do so by checking and, if necessary, modifying their online profile.

SHARING OF INFORMATION
Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
By entering personally identifiable information on the Website, you consent to our use of your personally identifiable information for purposes related to the Website, its content, and any other the services offered and provided on, or in connection with the Website and competition only. Without limiting the foregoing, by giving us personally identifiable information you are giving us, as well as our third-party service providers, permission to only contact you and/or send information about the Website and competition. IF YOU ARE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS PROVIDED US WITH YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION ONLINE AND YOU DO NOT WANT US TO SHARE THIS INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES, OR IF THERE IS ANY MEDIA NOTIFICATION, PUBLICATION, OR MATERIAL THAT YOU NO LONGER WISH TO RECEIVE FROM US, YOU CAN OPT OUT BY FOLLOWING THE OPT-OUT PROCEDURES SET FORTH BELOW.

OPTING OUT
You may choose not to have us share your personally identifiable information with third parties for the above-described purposes by opting out. You may also opt out if you do not want to receive email from us in the future.
In order to opt out for these purposes, use one of the methods listed below:
• Email us at: hello@convrtaward.com
• Mail to: Convrt, 244 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10001
• Consistent with federal CAN-SPAM laws, if you do not wish to receive commercial emails, you may unsubscribe following the instructions on any email. We may still send you administrative or other necessary, noncommercial notices.

If you are writing to request that you no longer receive a particular media notification, publication, or material from us, please include the name of the specific item you no longer wish to receive. In addition, in every email that we send, we provide a link that you can click on to enable you to opt out of receiving future emails from the sender.

OTHER TRANSFERS AND DISCLOSURES
In addition to the above disclosures, personally identifiable information possessed or used by this Website may be disclosed or transferred: (a) to any entity that is a successor to, or acquires all or substantially all of, www.convrtaward.com or its assets or operations; (b) as required by law, for example, to comply with a court order or subpoena or to assist in criminal investigations; (c) when we deem it advisable to protect the rights, property, safety, or security of our Website, visitors, or others; and (d) to enforce this Website’s Terms and Conditions.

NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION AND THE USE OF COOKIES
Cookies and Collection of Non-Personally Identifiable Data
We collect non-personally identifiable information through the use of a software technology called “cookies”, through submissions our visitors volunteer to us and/or make upon our request. By non-personally identifiable information, we refer to information about our visitors’ browsers (e.g., Google Chrome or Internet Explorer), operating systems (e.g., Windows or Macintosh), Internet service providers and other similar information (such as Website traffic, navigational and statistical user information), which we collect and track anonymously in individual or aggregate form. We may also collect non-personally identifiable information in connection with content submissions, special projects, questionnaires, surveys, etc. For example, such non-personally identifiable information may include: first name only and first initial of last name, state, age, and grade. The non-personally identifiable information that we collect or track is anonymous and we do not identify, match, link or combine it with, or trace it back to, any of our visitors’ personally identifiable information.

Cookie technology helps us to know such information as how many people visit the Website, if these are new or return visitors to the Website, and where the visitors go on our Website. Cookies are small bits of information we send to your computer. Among other things, this non-personally identifiable information allows us to know which areas are favorites, which areas need improvement, or what technologies and Internet services are being used by our visitors so that we may continually improve our visitors’ online experiences. You can disable cookies on your computer by indicating your desire to do so in the preferences or option menu of your browser. NOTE: If you configure your computer to block or erase cookies you may not be able to use all or certain parts or features of our Website.

The Website may also use a technology called “tracking pixels”. These may also be referred to as “Action Tags”, “Clear GIFs” or “Web Beacons”. This technology allows us to understand which pages you visit on the Website. These tracking pixels allow us to understand the effectiveness of our outreach and are used to help us optimize and tailor the Website for you and other future visitors.

We may also contract with third party service providers to operate web servers for our Website, to set cookies or similar data collection technologies on the Site, and/or to collect, store, analyze and/or report to us the information gathered by these cookies or other data collection technologies. We contractually prohibit companies that provide these services from using cookies or other data collection technologies for any purpose other than the performance of these services to convrtaward.com, and from sharing the information collected with anyone other than us or our other service providers.

USE OF IP ADDRESSES
We collect IP addresses to obtain information on the use of our Website. An IP address is a number assigned to your computer by a Web server when you’re on the Web. When you are on our site, we have a back-end server that logs your computer’s IP address. We only use the information we find out from tracking IP addresses anonymously, such as in the aggregate, for example, to determine how many visitors entered a specific area of our site, and not to track a specific IP address to identify an individual visitor. However, we may use such information to identify a visitor if we feel that there are or may be safety and/or security issues, or to comply with legal requirements.

DO NOT TRACK
Online tracking technology allows website operators to collect personally identifiable information about you as you move through websites and other online service providers. When enabled from most browser privacy settings, a “do not track” (“DNT”) signal or request notifies a website operator that you do not wish to be tracked online. As currently constituted, we only track your movement within the Website.

However, some third-party sites keep track of your browsing activities when they serve you content, which enables them to tailor what they present to you. Third parties cannot collect any other personally identifiable information from the Website unless you provide it to them directly.
We do not honor DNT requests, and we do not treat visitors who make DNT requests differently from visitors who do not make DNT requests. We also do not differentiate between visitors who make DNT requests and visitors who do not make such requests, when it comes to collecting or using personally identifiable information.

SECURITY
It is our priority to ensure our visitors’ information is secure. We maintain reasonable and appropriate measures to safeguard the information that you provide to us, and to comply with the data security requirements of applicable law. These measures include our use of secure server software over a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) line to protect your information. It encrypts all of your personal information so that this information cannot be read as it travels to our ordering system, and that once it is received, it is stored in a location not accessible via the Internet.
Disclaimer: While we strive to maintain the security of the data provided by the visitors to our Site, no transmission or storage of electronic data is ever completely secure. This Website cannot and does not warrant or guarantee the security of such information, or that your information will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this Policy.

VISITORS FROM OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES
We are headquartered in the United States. Information collected on the Website is subject to United States law, which may not be equivalent to the laws in your country. By using the Website, you consent to your information being transferred to our facilities and to the facilities of those third parties with whom we share it as described in this Policy.

CONTACT US
If you have any questions about this Policy, wish to amend, update, or verify the information you have placed on file with our website, or request that we delete the online information we have collected on you, please contact us. Convrt’s mailing address is 244 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10001. You can reach our support staff by phone at (860) 598-5930 or by email at hello@convrtaward.com.

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