THE SIP BLOG
This policy was last modified on 1/17/2017
SIP Awards operates https://sipawards.com. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the site.
We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information Collection and Use
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include but is not limited to your name, email address, address, phone number, etc.
We collect information from you when you register on our site, submit an entry, subscribe to our newsletter, send us an email, respond to a survey, or fill out a form.
When submitting an entry or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, brand, company, credit card, checking, banking information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (Log Data).
The Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information.
We collect your information to personalize your experience, improve our website based on your feedback, and to improve our customer service to respond to you effectively and efficiently. We also collect this information to send you periodic newsletters and informational emails, administer certain site features such as a promotion or survey, and to process transactions.
If you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Protecting Your Information
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal data when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your private information (company, brand, credit cards, bank, checking info, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy, we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We, therefore, will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.