Last modified: May 16, 2018
Effective: May 25, 2018
We collect your information only with your consent; we only collect the minimum amount of personal information that is necessary to fulfill the purpose of your interaction with us; we do not sell it to third parties; and we only use it as this Privacy Statement describes.
We may collect limited Personal Information that you choose to submit to us through the following ways:
The types of information you can choose to provide may include::
We may use your Personal Information for the following general purposes:
We use Anonymous Information such as web or mobile pages you have viewed, in order to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may improve our products and services, enhance our user experience, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
Anonymous Information consists of data that would not identify you personally; these records exclude information (such as your name or email) that makes them personally identifiable to you. We may disclose Anonymous Information to third parties that promote our products and services. Hack Upstate reserves the right to use and disclose Anonymous Information to third parties in its discretion.
Hack Upstate is not in the business of selling your information. We do not trade, rent, or sell your Personal Information with third parties for their commercial purposes.
Information is instead shared in the following contexts:
Hack Upstate may use your Personal Information in order to provide to third parties non-personal aggregated information about you that does not allow you to be identified or contacted and that is combined with the Personal Information of other users ("Aggregate Information"). For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of users of our site and the activities they conduct while on our site.
We might also inform a company that performs services or that provides products and/or services to Hack Upstate (that may or may not be a Hack Upstate business partner or an advertiser on our site) that "75% of our participants are college students" or “60% of our participants came for the first time”. Depending on the circumstances, we may or may not charge third parties for this Aggregate Information. We may not limit the third parties' use of the Aggregate Information.
Hack Upstate may aggregate your information with information of other users, and disclose such information to advertisers, sponsors, and other third parties for marketing and promotional purposes.
However, Hack Upstate will never disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to advertisers, sponsors, and other third parties for marketing and promotional purposes without your express consent. We may very occasionally send email on behalf of another advertiser, sponsor, or third party. However, we we will not openly share your Personal Information to advertisers, sponsors, or third parties.
Hack Upstate may disclose your Personally Identifiable Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
Our Website is not intended to be used by children, and we will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children.
Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. We may use pixel tags, cookies, and/or other similar technologies to collect visitor information.
When you receive communications from us, you may specify a preference to stop receiving further communications from us and you will have the chance to "opt-out" by following the unsubscribe instructions indicated in the communication you receive.