We take your privacy seriously. If you have any questions about this policy or about privacy at YouNoodle, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. What Information is Collected & How is it Used?
Data Collected When You Visit Our Site: When a user visits the Site’s homepage, YouNoodle utilizes an electronic file, called a web beacon, to count users that have visited the Site. We do not use web beacons to track any activity related to user accounts.
Data Collected During Account Creation: When you create an account to access the YouNoodle Services, you can sign up either with your email or through certain social media accounts. If you sign up directly with your email address, we will collect your First and Last Name, Email Address and ask you to create and confirm an account password. If you sign up using your Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn accounts, you will be asked for your account login information. By using third party social media accounts to create an account, you are allowing YouNoodle to access personal information in those accounts in order to pre-populate your account sign-up process with information from those accounts. All information is accessed by YouNoodle in accordance with the privacy policies of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Data Collected When You Subscribe to or Purchase YouNoodle Software and Services. When you subscribe to or purchase any YouNoodle Services, YouNoodle may additionally collect your email, first and last name, billing address, credit card number and security code in order to process the transaction. YouNoodle may also, upon request, mail an invoice to the mailing address provided by a user to facilitate payment.
Data Collected When You Like or Share Competitions. Users may like, share or follow various competitions powered by the YouNoodle platform on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn. Users should review the privacy policies of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn for more detail about information collected from these sites. For an updated list of third party social plug-ins, click here.
Competition Submissions/User Content: YouNoodle may share any part of your submitted data by an entrant with applicable competition administrators and judges. Users should assume that all data submitted through the competition is available to the competition administrators and judges unless the terms of the competition state otherwise. Judges can download information off the service so they can judge while they are offline. Judges may have access to personal information about the entrants, subject to the rules and regulations of the applicable competition. In addition, YouNoodle may utilize the information compiled in its database for commercial use to generate reports regarding trends in vertical markets, prepare profiles of top startups and to facilitate matchmaking and other communications between relevant third party entities and relevant startups.
Information collected by YouNoodle may be disclosed when (i) we are required to do so by law, or (ii) in the event of a change of ownership.
Security Measures: We have implemented reasonable administrative, technical and physical security measures to protect your personal information against unauthorized access, destruction or alteration. For example:
- – SSL encryption (https) everywhere where we deal with personal data.
- – You cannot retrieve a lost password; you can only set a new one once you receive a reset email.
- – Data is kept on secure servers, located in the US.
Payments Encryption: YouNoodle utilizes only PCI-DSS compliant third party payment processors to ensure the security of your personal information. Users should review Stripe’s Security Policy before initiating transactions on the Site.
Despite our best efforts, users should be advised that no method of transmission over the Internet and no method of storing electronic information can ever by 100% secure.6. How Do I Review or Revise Account Information?
You can access and update Information in your account at any time by logging into your account. If you need assistance to delete inaccuracies within your personal information, please contact us at email@example.com. We will respond to your request within 10 business days.
YouNoodle accounts and any data associated with the account CANNOT BE DELETED. This is necessary in order to facilitate access and review of all entrant submissions, including the downloading of competition data when necessary, to competition administrators and judges.7. COPPA Compliance.
YouNoodle does not knowingly collect or store any personal information from or about children under the age of 13.
If you believe a child under the age of 13 has under any circumstances provided us with personal information and data, a parent or legal guardian can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that their children’s information be deleted from our records.8. EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework
YouNoodle has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, a non-profit alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States and operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit EU Privacy Shield website for more information and to file a complaint.
Please note that if your complaint is not resolved through these channels, under limited circumstances, EU individuals may seek a binding arbitration option before a Privacy Shield Panel.
YouNoodle has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the US-Swiss Safe Harbor to an independent dispute resolution mechanism operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit Safe Harbor Complaints for more information and to file a complaint.
YouNoodle receives information from users, in our case startups, and then that information is shared with the organizers of the programs, which are our direct clients. When startup users share information with YouNoodle about their startup, they are fully aware and intentional in providing it to the organizers of the programs.
Users have the right to edit or delete their information from their Account page.. Additionally on this page, users can opt-into or out of email communications. Finally, when a user provides any information to program organizers using our website, they can always access and view the information. Before a program deadline they can access, view, edit and delete any information. After a program deadline, they are unable to edit that information, but they continue to have access. If needed they can always contact either YouNoodle and/or the organizer of the program to delete the information, which while not encouraged, is possible with all parties consent.
YouNoodle is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
YouNoodle also may be required to disclose an individual’s personal information in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
In cases of onward transfer to third parties of data of EU individuals received pursuant to the EU-US Privacy Shield, YouNoodle is potentially liable.
9. How Does YouNoodle Respond to “Do Not Track” Signals?
“Do Not Track” or DNT is a feature enabled on some browsers that sends a signal to request that a web application disable its tracking or cross-site user tracking. At present, our Site does not respond to or alter its practices when a DNT signal is received.
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