Last updated: 3 July 2015
Collection and Use of Personal Information
Registration: In order to register with us (“Registered User”), you will be required to share some personal information such as your full name, email address, username, city and phone number (at your option). You do not have to be a Registered User to visit or use the Website however you will have to register in order to upload Entries (as defined in our Terms) to the Website, participate in the Projects and make full use of the Website. We use this registration information to identify who you are, to send you notifications, and to otherwise administer your account.
Once you register, you will have an account with Scoopshot and a password to access that account. You must not use another person’s account without permission and you may not use anyone else’s password. We recommend that you always log out from your account at the end of a session to prevent other people from accessing your account without your permission. You are obliged to provide true and accurate information in your public profile and any breach of this may result in provision of the Website to you being suspended. You are solely responsible for any activity occurring on your Registered User account.
You can review the personal information you provide to us and make changes to the information you publish, or to the settings for your account, at any time by logging in to your account on the website. Please be aware that even after your request for change has been processed we may, for a short time, retain residual information about you in the backup and/or archival copies of the database.^
Content Submissions: When you upload Entries to the Website we may also collect the following information in order to correctly verify and validate images:
- location, date and time the image or video was taken and sent to us;
- the make and model of the device;
- how many times you have uploaded Entries to our Website; and
- whether previous Entries has been validated, deleted or sold by us.
If we make a sale of your Content, we may also request additional information from you, such as your banking or PayPal account details, in order to make a payment to you.
Email Communications: We may collect certain personal information (such as first and last name and email address) to send you email communications about news, press publications and our Website. You can unsubscribe from our email communications by following the instructions in our communications or by contacting us as set out in the “Unsubscribe” section below.
Interactive Services: Our Website may contain interactive areas, including but not limited to discussion forums, blogs, chat rooms, message boards, or other areas in which you or third parties post or store content, messages, comments, materials or other items (“Interactive Services”). In order to participate in these Interactive Services we may request certain personal information such as your name and email address. We may use your comments to monitor and/or improve our Services. Please remember that any information that you provide in these Interactive Services are accessible to all users of the Website, and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal information about yourself or anyone else.
Contact Us: If you choose to contact us with a comment, suggestion or feedback, we may collect your name, e-mail address, mobile number and the comments, suggestions or feedback you provide. We use this information to respond to you and we may retain it to assist you in the future. We also may use your comments, suggestions or feedback to monitor and/or improve our Website.
Disclosures and Transfers of Personal Information
- Managing your account and Entries you upload or license from the Website;
- Contacting you in regards to a pending payment;
- Processing your request for information or advice;
- Helping diagnose any problems with our server and administer our Webite.
For details about the way in which our service providers treat your personal information, contact us as set out below.
Legal: We and our service providers may disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any legal obligation (including a search warrant, or other legally valid inquiry or order), or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Scoopshot, our customers, or others, or as otherwise required or permitted under Canadian, United States, European or other applicable law. We may also disclose personal information where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Sale of Business: We may transfer any information we have about you as an asset in connection with a merger or sale (including transfers made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings) involving all or part of Scoopshot or as part of a corporate reorganization or other change in corporate control.
Storing Your Personal Information
In operating our website it may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of your jurisdiction of residence for processing and storing, including the United States and the European Union. By providing your personal information to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We do our upmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is treated and stored securely.
Safeguarding Your Personal Information
We have implemented reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect personal information in our custody and control from unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure of personal information in our custody and control. However, sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk.
We may also gather information about your use of our Website by using cookies. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the computer’s hard drive. We use the information obtained from cookies to let us know who you are and personalize our Website in accordance with your preferences.
You can adjust the settings on your computer to decline any cookies if you wish. This can easily be done by activating the ‘reject cookies’ setting on your computer. Please note that if you decide not to accept cookies from our Website, you may not be able to take advantage of all of the features of our Website.
Third Party Links
We will not solicit or collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are under 18, you may not use or enter information on the Website, including without limitation, any Interactive Areas of the Website.
Please ensure all of your personal information is up to date. You can update any information you have given to us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to us at the postal address below. Where required to do so by law, we will correct, amend or delete any personal information that you notify us is inaccurate and will notify any third party recipients of necessary changes.
Disable Account or Unsubscribe
If you no longer wish to receive information from us and would like to be removed from our mailing list, or if you are a Registered User and you would like to disable your account, you can make a request by emailing email@example.com or by writing to us at the postal address below. We will endeavour to reply to your request as soon as possible, within a reasonable time and subject to any pending payments.
Access to Information
You may have the right to access, update, and correct inaccuracies in your personal information in our custody and control, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law. If you are a Registered User, you can access and update certain of your personal information through your account. Otherwise, you can contact us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to us at the postal address below. Please note that, where permitted by law, we reserve the right to charge a small fee to cover costs incurred by us in providing you with the information.