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Privacy Policy


SponsorPitch is designed to facilitate communication, information sharing and collaboration among people, as well as interaction between people, properties and events (sponsorees) and brands (sponsors). As such, SponsorPitch encourages the disclosure of certain personal information by members to fully leverage its communications facilities. SponsorPitch takes the disclosure of personal information very seriously and we aim to protect the privacy of our members. To that end, this Privacy Policy outlines the types of information SponsorPitch collects and how that information may be used in the future. All information that SponsorPitch collects will adhere to this Privacy Policy and will be used for the sole purpose of providing you the with best user experience from our site. No personal information collected from our members will ever be sold or leased to any third party without your prior consent.

The Privacy Policy below details the measures taken by SponsorPitch to protect your privacy in connection with your use of www.sponsorpitch.com and other websites owned by SponsorPitch.  SponsorPitch provides this Privacy Policy to help you make an informed decision about whether to use or continue using the SponsorPitch's Sites. Your use of the SponsorPitch Sites and any personal information you provide on the SponsorPitch Sites remains subject to the terms of this Privacy Notice and our Terms of Service, which incorporates this Privacy Policy by reference. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, which is incorpor by reference into our Terms of Service, please do not provide SponsorPitch with any information, and do not use SponsorPitch's Site.

By agreeing to the Terms of Service, you represent, warrant, and agree to be bound by our Privacy Policy. Similarly, by using SponsorPitch’s Site (even if you have done so without signing the Terms of Service), you represent, warrant and agree to the same.

SponsorPitch, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to change, modify, add, or delete any portion of it Privacy Policy at any time, without further notice. Your continued use of this website, after the privacy policy has been modified, will signify your acceptance of the changes for information gathered after the date of the change.  Please note that any video, image, or other content posted at the direction of users onto the SponsorPitch's Sites becomes published content and is not considered personally identifiable information subject to this Privacy Policy.
Questions regarding this Privacy Policy should be sent to feedback@sponsorpitch.com.

Information We Collect and How We Use it

1. Registration

To create your account as a registered SponsorPitch member, we will require you to choose a member ID and password, and provide your e-mail address. We also may ask you to provide certain personal information, such as your first and last name, home country and zip/postal code, gender and birth date. Your ID is used to provide a unique account with which you can access SponsorPitch and create your profile page. As such, your ID will be visible to anyone who visits the SponsorPitch sites. Your e-mail address is used to identify you in our system, to contact you in connection with your activities on the Site (including, but not limited to, confirmation e-mails or important news affecting your relationship with SponsorPitch, as well as to gather feedback via surveys to enable us to improve our site according to your needs), and to forward messages to you from other members. Your first name, gender, zip/postal code, city, state and country may be viewable by other members. You control whether other registered members can view certain information including your last name, e-mail address and age on your personal profile page. SponsorPitch will never, without your consent, share your personal information with any non-registered user of our site or any third party company or person. We require prospective members to confirm the e-mail address provided at registration, preventing someone from registering with another person's e-mail address.

2. Submission of Information

You will provide certain personally identifiable information (such as your name, contact information, and other information volunteered by you) to SponsorPitch when choosing to participate in various activities on the Site such as uploading videos or other media files, posting messages in our forums or in the comments section, submitting brand RFP's, responding to them, or subscribing to newsletters or other mailing lists. If you upload content to the SponsorPitch Website, the content will be governed by the Terms of Service and any other terms or conditions on the upload pages.

3. Your Profile Page

Your profile page will allow other members of the site to find your profile in searches, learn more about you, and contact you.  Providing profile information is optional; however it enables other members to better identify each other and more effectively interact with the SponsorPitch network. We may use demographic information to tailor the Site to your interests, and to share demographic insight with our advertisers on an anonymous and non-personally identifiable basis. Our sharing of demographic information with advertisers is anonymous and subject to the rest of this privacy policy.

4. Communication

SponsorPitch reserves the right to retain and save communication with users in order to process your inquiries, respond to requests and improve our service. 

5. Cookies and Log Information

SponsorPitch uses cookies to track site usage and to improve our overall service to users.  Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. If your cookies are disabled, some features and services of SponsorPitch may not be available to you. We use cookies for many purposes such as to save your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our site. We also use cookies to deliver content (which may include third party advertisements) specific to your interests. SponsorPitch may set and access SponsorPitch "cookies" on your computer. SponsorPitch lets other companies that show advertisements on some of our pages set and access their cookies on your computer. SponsorPitch uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to SponsorPitch's cookies. Due to the communications standards on the Internet, when you visit the SponsorPitch web site we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came and the site to which you are going when you leave. We also receive the Internet protocol (IP) address of your computer (or the proxy server you use to access the World Wide Web), your computer operating system and type of web browser you are using, as well as the name of your ISP. This information may be used to analyze overall trends and to improve our service, but is not linked to personally identifiable information in any way.

6. Advertisers, External Links to Other Sites

This Privacy Policy applies to websites and services that are owned and operated by SponsorPitch. Through your use of SponsorPitch you may come across links to other websites, advertisers and other third parties.  When clicking on these links, you are leaving the Site. Once you have left the SponsorPitch Sites, SponsorPitch does not control the data collection and privacy practices, or other activities, of any third party linked to this Site and SponsorPitch assumes makes no representations or warranties regarding the data collection policies of any third party, nor assumes any liability for third party conduct. In addition, SponsorPitch is not responsible for any practices of such third party websites. SponsorPitch allows other companies, called third-party ad servers or ad networks, to serve advertisements within the SponsorPitch Sites. These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to send, directly to your browser, the advertisements and links that appear on the SponsorPitch Sites. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. They may also use other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and to personalize the advertising content. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers or ad networks. SponsorPitch's privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

How We Use Information

We may use your personal information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of SponsorPitch. SponsorPitch may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business associates or otherwise. Without limitation, information collected, including personally identifiable information, may be used by SponsorPitch for internal research purposes, marketing, promotions and public relations, subject only to the terms of our privacy policy.  We will not disclose, transfer, sell or otherwise communicate your personally identifiable information to any third party, other than subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of (i) their employees or (ii) vendors and contractors operating under confidentiality agreements and subject to SponsorPitch's privacy policy, unless you provide permission to do so, except as set forth in this privacy policy.
Any personal information or video content that you voluntarily disclose online (on discussion boards, in messages and chat areas, within your public profile page, etc.) becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by others. Your name (not your email address) is displayed to other users when you upload videos or send messages through the SponsorPitch Sites and other users can contact you through messages and comments. Any videos that you submit to the SponsorPitch Sites may be redistributed through the internet and other media channels, and may be viewed by the general public.
We do not use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send commercial or marketing messages without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. Please refer to the opt-in/opt out section below.  We may, however, use your email address without further consent for non-marketing or administrative purposes.
We use both your personally identifiable information and certain non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous user usage data, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, clickstream data, etc.) to improve the quality and design of the SponsorPitch Sites and to create new features, promotions, functionality, and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing user preferences and trends.
We use cookies, clear gifs, and log file information to: (a) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the SponsorPitch Sites; (b) provide custom, personalized content and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, pages viewed, etc.; and (e) track your entries, submissions, and status in promotions, sweepstakes, and contests.

With Whom Information May Be Shared

1. Third Parties

SponsorPitch will not share your personal information to third parties without your consent except for the following circumstances:
1) You enter a contest sponsored by a third-party brand. Under such circumstances the sponsoring party may be provided with your name, address, and email address for the purposes of getting in contact with you. We assume that when entering a contest, that you implicitly consent to the sharing of you personal information with that specific company only. Your information will then be subject to the privacy policy of the sponsoring company, and SponsorPitch will have no control over their use of such information, but will strongly urge sponsoring companies to disclose in obvious manner their policies.
2) Sharing your information is necessary to execute a specific request by you (e.g., purchasing premium services via credit card, in which case it would be necessary to share your information with a credit card processing company). In these specific cases third parties will not retain, share or store any personally identifiable information except to provide the specific services requested by you, and are bound by strict confidentiality agreements which limit their use of such information.
3) Sharing your information is required by law or is necessary to respond to a subpoena, warrant or court order, or to protect the rights of SponsorPitch or its members.
4) You give us explicit permission to share your information for any reason not stated in this privacy policy.
In addition, SponsorPitch reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information that SponsorPitch believes, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to enforce our Terms of Service, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend itself against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of our web site, and to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of SponsorPitch, our users or others
During the course of business operations, we may pursue strategic opportunities including the purchase or sale of certain assets, and change of title or form of entity.  Depending upon the transaction, your personal information may be one of the transferred assets; provided, however, we will not sell or transfer personally identifiable information except subject to the terms of our privacy policy. The collected information may be provided in the aggregate to third parties, including potential business partners and advertisers, but this information will not be linked to personally identifiable information unless with your consent. In the event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors' rights generally, we may not be able to ensure how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.

Security

SponsorPitch has implemented security measures to protect member information from loss, misuse and alterations. We use commercially reasonable practices to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information. However, the Internet is an open system and technology and human operators are not infallible. Accordingly, we cannot and do not guarantee that the individual user information you have transmitted, including personally identifiable information, will not be intercepted by others and/or decrypted or accidentally disclosed. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us over the Internet, and we accept no liability for any unintentional disclosure. If SponsorPitch.com learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. SponsorPitch may post a notice on the SponsorPitch Sites if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us using this contact form legal@sponsorpitch.com.

Opt-In/Opt-Out Controls

To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you profile access or making corrections. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information at all times.
SponsorPitch may consider requests from unrelated third parties to contact you, but we will not give that third party any personally identifiable information unless SponsorPitch has obtained your consent. You may give this consent by "opting-in" to having your information shared with third parties when you register. Additionally, SponsorPitch provides you the opportunity to be sent newsletters and information about programming, promotional events, marketing events and opportunities to participate in research studies. If you would like to exercise your right under the CAN SPAM Act to not receive future e-mail correspondence from us, except with respect to your prior financial transactions or communications, regarding Mandatory Disclosures or as otherwise required by law, you may do so by sending us an email at feedback@sponsorpitch.com. In addition, you may cancel your SponsorPitch membership by sending us an e-mail via our contact page. You may review, change or delete any information you submitted to SponsorPitch by going to the My Account page at any time. You must include your name and password, and a description of the information you would like to change.  Please note that media files uploaded by users to the SponsorPitch Sites cannot be removed and remain subject to our Terms of Service.

Children's Privacy

In compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we are a general audience site and do not intend to collect any information from children under 18 years of age, unless we believe such collection to be permitted by law. Our Site targets an audience that is over the age of 18 and some content may not be appropriate for all ages. Please do not use or access the SponsorPitch Sites at any time or in any manner, if you are under 18 years of age. If SponsorPitch learns that personally identifiable information of persons under 18 years of age has been collected on the SponsorPitch Sites without verified parental consent, then SponsorPitch will take the appropriate action to delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian of a child under 18 years of age who has provided information to SponsorPitch's sites, please contact us at legal@sponsorpitch.com to request the removal of appropriate information. 

International Users

The SponsorPitch sites are hosted in the United States and are intended for and directed to users in the United States. If you are a user accessing the site from any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of SponsorPitch, which is governed by U.S. law, this Privacy Notice, and our Terms of Service, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

SponsorPitch reserves the right to update our Privacy Policy from time to time. The latest version of the Privacy Statement will always be available at this location so please check this page occasionally to make sure you are aware of any updates.  Your continued use of the Sites after the Privacy Statement has been modified will signify your acceptance of the changes for information gathered after the date of the change.

Contact

Should you have any questions regarding SponsorPitch's Terms of Service or Policy Statement, please feel free to contact us at legal@sponsorpitch.com.
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