Sweepstakes Clearinghouse℠ created this notice to inform you of our commitment to privacy and explain our collection and use of information obtained in relation to our web site: www.sweepstakesclearinghouse.com. This notice was updated February 1, 2016.
Information Collected From the Registration Form
Our registration form requires users to provide contact information (name, postal address, and email address). We collect and use that information for such purposes as customer contact and verification. In addition, some information provided on the registration form is optional in that it is not necessary in order for us to deliver services. As a result, you determine whether to submit such optional information.
Information Collected by "cookies"
In addition to our registration forms, our site uses "cookies" to save your user name so that you do not have to go through the complete registration process each time you visit our web site. We also use "cookies" to track usage and traffic patterns. In addition, we use "cookies" to help us to personalize your experience with our web site and assist us in informing you of goods and services that are most relevant to you. We offer you the option of accepting or declining "cookies" since our web site will continue to work properly if you choose not to accept "cookies." The "Help" icon of the toolbar on most software web browsers provides information about how to prevent your computer from accepting new "cookies," how to have your computer notify you when a new "cookie" is added, or how to disable "cookies."
Our Use of Information
Contact information will be used by us and our affiliated companies to provide a personalized experience to you.
Information Shared with Others
We value our customers and recognize that your personal information is an important part of our business. Your contact information may be shared with advertisers only on an aggregate basis. From time to time, we may share basic contact information with other carefully screened companies which we believe can provide beneficial and interesting products and services to you. If you do not wish to share your basic contact information with third parties, simply let us know. Other information you provide to us (i.e., credit card numbers, sex, age, birth date, etc.) will be held in confidence and not disclosed to any third party without your express permission or pursuant to a court order.
We offer you the ability to opt-out of receiving e-mail communications from us regarding contests and special offers. At the bottom of the online registration form there is a clearly identified checked box indicating that you wish to receive such e-mail offers from us. You can unsubscribe by clicking to remove the check in the permission notice box.
In addition, we offer you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving information and communications from unaffiliated third parties and we also give you the option of removing your contact information from our database. If you wish to do so, you can e-mail a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
California Privacy Rights
For California residents, the following information applies to direct mail(off-line) and internet (on-line) information sharing. Please read our Privacy Notice for complete details on our information sharing and privacy practices. Our Privacy Notice states that we may share from time to time basic information with other companies so that they can contact you about products and services which we believe may be interesting and beneficial to you. In the event you do not want your name and contact information shared with other companies for such marketing purposes, simply notify us of your wishes by e-mailing us at email@example.com, or sending a letter to Sweepstakes Clearinghouse℠, 2000 E. Lamar Blvd., Arlington, Texas 76006. In order for us to process your request, you must include your email address as well as your full name, address, city, state and zip code and if you want your request to apply to both direct mail and internet marketing information sharing.
This site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. However, our web site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other web sites and we urge you to read the privacy statement of other sites you visit. Despite our efforts to maintain a secure web site, we cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any information or communication transmitted via the internet. You should be aware that we are not responsible or liable for internet transmission of information that has been illegally intercepted and used by others without your consent.
Additional Questions Regarding the Web Site If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with the site, you can contact us at: Sweepstakes Clearinghouse℠, 2000 E. Lamar Blvd., Arlington, Texas 76006. You may also contact us by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.