WHO WE ARE
Our website address is: NYCImagineAwards.com
WHAT PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT AND WHY WE COLLECT IT
In Short: We collect personal information that you provide to us such as name, address, contact information, passwords and security data, payment information, and social media login data.
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when registering at the Services expressing
an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and services, when participating in activities on the
Services (such as posting messages in our online forums or entering competitions, contests or giveaways) or
otherwise contacting us.
The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Services,
the choices you make and the products and features you use. The personal information we collect can include
Name and Contact Data. We collect your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number,
and other similar contact data.
Credentials. We collect passwords, password hints, and similar security information used for authentication
and account access.
Payment Data. We collect data necessary to process your payment if you make purchases, such as your
payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your
Social Media Login Data. We provide you with the option to register using social media account details, like
your Facebook, Twitter or other social media account. If you choose to register in this way, we will collect the
Information described in the section called “HOW DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS ” below.
All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of
any changes to such personal information.
Information automatically collected
In Short: Some information – such as IP address and/or browser and device characteristics – is collected
automatically when you visit our Services.
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Services. This information does
not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage
information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language
preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our
Services and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and
operation of our Services, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.
Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We process your information for purposes based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of
our contract with you, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your consent.
We use personal information collected via our Services for a variety of business purposes described below. We
process your personal information for these purposes in reliance on our legitimate business interests, in order
to enter into or perform a contract with you, with your consent, and/or for compliance with our legal obligations.
We indicate the specific processing grounds we rely on next to each purpose listed below.
We use the information we collect or receive:
To facilitate account creation and logon process. If you choose to link your account with us to a third
party account *(such as your Google or Facebook account), we use the information you allowed us to
collect from those third parties to facilitate account creation and logon process for the performance of the
contract. See the section below headed ” HOW DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS ” for further
Fulfill and manage your orders. We may use your information to fulfill and manage your orders,
payments, returns, and exchanges made through the Services.
Deliver targeted advertising to you. We may use your information to develop and display content and
advertising (and work with third parties who do so) tailored to your interests and/or location and to
measure its effectiveness.
To protect our Services. We may use your information as part of our efforts to keep our Services safe
and secure (for example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).
To enable user-to-user communications. We may use your information in order to enable user-to-user
communications with each user’s consent.
To manage user accounts. We may use your information for the purposes of managing our account
and keeping it in working order.
For other Business Purposes. We may use your information for other Business Purposes, such as
data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and
to evaluate and improve our Services, products, marketing and your experience. We may use and store
this information in aggregated and anonymized form so that it is not associated with individual end users
and does not include personal information. We will not use identifiable personal information without your
WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?
In Short: We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services, to
protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.
We may process or share data based on the following legal basis:
Consent: We may process your data if you have given us specific consent to use your personal
information in a specific purpose.
Legitimate Interests: We may process your data when it is reasonably necessary to achieve our
legitimate business interests.
Performance of a Contract: Where we have entered into a contract with you, we may process your
personal information to fulfill the terms of our contract.
Legal Obligations: We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to
comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process,
such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet
national security or law enforcement requirements).
Vital Interests: We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate,
prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving
potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we
More specifically, we may need to process your data or share your personal information in the following
Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service Providers. We may share your data with third
party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for us or on our behalf and
require access to such information to do that work. Examples include: payment processing, data
analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service and marketing efforts. We may allow
selected third parties to use tracking technology on the Services, which will enable them to collect data
about how you interact with the Services over time. This information may be used to, among other
things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online
activity. Unless described in this Policy, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any of your information with
third parties for their promotional purposes.
Business Transfers. We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during
negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our
business to another company.
Third-Party Advertisers. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the
Services. These companies may use information about your visits to our Website(s) and other websites
that are contained in web cookies and other tracking technologies in order to provide advertisements
about goods and services of interest to you.
information. Specific information about how we use such technologies and how you can refuse certain cookies
HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy
policy unless otherwise required by law.
We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this
legal requirements). No purpose in this policy will require us keeping your personal information for longer than
the period of time in which users have an account with us .
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete
or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in
backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further
processing until deletion is possible.
HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?
In Short: We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical
We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the
security of any personal information we process. However, please also remember that we cannot guarantee
that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information,
transmission of personal information to and from our Services is at your own risk. You should only access the
services within a secure environment.
DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM MINORS?
In Short: We do not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 18 years of age.
We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using the Services, you
represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such
minor dependent’s use of the Services. If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of
age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such
data from our records. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 18, please
contact us at email@example.com.
WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.
If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal
information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find
their contact details here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm
If you would at any time like to review or change the information in your account or terminate your account, you
■ Log into your account settings and update your user account.
■ Contact us using the contact information provided.
Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from
our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot
Cookies and similar technologies: Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer,
you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove
cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Services. To opt-out of interestbased
advertising by advertisers on our Services visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ .
Opting out of email marketing: You can unsubscribe from our marketing email list at any time by clicking on
the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send or by contacting us using the details provided below. You will
then be removed from the marketing email list – however, we will still need to send you service-related emails
that are necessary for the administration and use of your account. To otherwise opt-out, you may:
■ Note your preferences when you register an account with the site.
■ Access your account settings and update preferences.
■ Contact us using the contact information provided.
CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES
Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile applications include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”)
feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing
activities monitored and collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has
been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that
automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we
DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California
residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal
information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all
third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a
California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the
contact information provided below.
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Services, you have the
right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Services. To request removal of such data,
please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your
account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the
Services, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.
DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?
In Short: Yes, we will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy
policy, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a
HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS POLICY?
If you have questions or comments about this policy, you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to:
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