Privacy Policy

VIGILANTS VISION PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated: October 2019

This privacy statement explains the information Vigilants Visioncollects, how we collect it, who we share it with, and the purposes for which we use it.

This statement applies to your interactions with Vigilants Vision’s (“we,” “us,” “our”) website (https://vigilantsvision.com/) (the “website”) as well as any other Vigilants Vision website or platform that displays this statement. This statement also applies to any video, essay, or other submissions you make to or through Vigilants Vision platforms.

Privacy Statement Highlights

Information We Collect:

The information we collect may include:

  • Name and contact details (for example, your e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, social media handle, and usernames for video sharing platforms).
  • Your passwords and any other security information used to authenticate your access to certain areas of the website.
  • Your general location from where you access the website.
  • Demographic data (such as your country, organization, and title).
  • Contents of your communications with us and any content you post or submit.
  • Device information (including your, IP address, device type, and operating system)
  • Website interactions (such as the pages visited on the website, time spent on each page, and search queries).

How We Use Your Information:

Vigilants Vision may use the information we collect to:

  • Respond to your inquiries.
  • Operate and administer our websites and contests.
  • Serve you ads and send you alerts or other communications that we think may be of interest to you.
  • Send you other marketing or promotional information.
  • Send you service announcements or other administrative messages relating to our website or your relationship with Vigilants Vision.
  • Improve the website and our communications with you.
  • To secure and our protect the website and our users.
  • Comply with our legal obligations, the enforce our website terms and other policies, and to prevent fraud.

Who We Share Information With:

We share your information:

  • With our affiliates, such as Vigilants Entertainment®.
  • With our vendors, which work with us to provide services on our behalf.
  • With our business partners if we co-sponsor a contest or joint promotion.
  • With third parties as part of a merger, acquisition or other corporate transaction.
  • With other users and contest entrants if you post content in publicly available areas of the website.
  • As required by law or to bring a legal action.

Cookies & Similar Technologies; Interest-Based Advertising:

We use Google analytics to collect information about your interaction with our website. For example, we use cookies to count the number of unique visitors to a web page and to develop other statistics about the use of the website. We engage in interest-based advertising.  If you would prefer not to receive interest-based advertising, you can opt-out by clicking here.

Your Choices:

You have the choices with respect to how we use your information:

  • You can opt out of receiving our marketing communications.
  • You can opt-out of Google analytics by clicking here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout (requires you to install a browser add-on).

Other Important Privacy Information:

  • We are not responsible for your use of third party websites.
  • We use technical and organization security measures designed to protect the information collected on our website, but the Internet is not 100% secure so we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.
  • We do not intentionally collect information from children under age 13. If you are under 18, you may only use the website with the involvement of a parent or guardian.
  • The website is intended only for users in the United States. Information collected on the website will be processed in the U.S.

Information We Collect

Vigilants Vision collects the information you provide to us directly, such as when you upload videos, essays, or other content on our website or communicate with us.  We also collect automatically collect information through the use of cookies and similar technologies during your interactions with our website. For more information on our use of cookies, please see the Cookies and Similar Technologies section of this privacy statement. If you are involved in writing, directing, or producing a submission made to the website, we may also receive certain information about you from the entrant(s) who provide such submission. If we collaborate with a co-sponsor or business partner on a joint program or promotion, we may get information about you from that co-sponsor or partner,

The information we may collect includes:

  • Your name and contact details (for example, your e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, social media handle, and usernames for video sharing platforms like YouTube or Vimeo).
  • Your passwords and any other security information used to authenticate your access to certain areas of the website.
  • The general geographic location from which you access our website.
  • Contents of your communications with us.
  • Contents of any content you submit or post.
  • Device information (including your IP address, device type, and operating system).
  • Website interactions (such as the pages visited on the website, time spent on each page, whether you’ve clicked on a hyperlink and search queries).
  • A headshot or photograph you submit if you are selected as a contest winner.

How We Use Your Information

Vigilants Vision may use the information we collect to:

Respond to your inquiries: When you email us or submit a request through our website, we use your contact details to respond to those requests.

Operate and administer our websites and contests: We use your information to maintain the website and to conduct our promotions, contests, and events. For instance, we use information to select, verify, and notify winners.

Serve you ads and send you alerts, newsletters and other promotional messages: We use your information, including information about your online behavior, to send you promotional messages and serve you ads.  You can opt-out of receiving messages from us using the unsubscribe link in any email you receive.

For security purposes and to comply with our legal obligations: We use your information to comply with our legal obligations including to detect and prevent fraud on the website and our contests, and to enforce our terms of use and other policies.

To send you service announcements or other administrative messages. We use your information to send you administrative or transactional messages regarding your use of the website or your relationship with Vigilants Vision.

To improve the website. We use your information to better understand how we can make the website and our communications with you more relevant and informative.

For other purposes as we may notify you from time to time when we collect your information.

Who We Share Information With

Our affiliates. We may share your information with our affiliates, such as Vigilants Entertainment.

Our vendors. We share your information with vendors who work for us and provide services on our behalf. For example, companies we hire to help us maintain the website, manage our mailing lists, provide marketing assistance and data analysis may need your information to provide those services.

Our business partners. For example, if we co-sponsor a contest or promotion with a third party, we may share your information in relation to that contest or promotion. These partners may send you information about their own products, services, promotions, or events.

Other firms as part of a merger, acquisition or other corporate transaction. As Vigilants Vision develops, we may acquire other companies or their assets, or be acquired by or merge with another company. Consumer information is generally one of the business assets involved in such transactions.

Law Enforcement. We will share your information when we have a good faith belief that doing so is required by law or is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other visitors, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.

Other users and entrants.  If you post any content in publicly accessible areas of our websites, we may make such content available to other visitors, including information that identifies you as the source of such content.  If you are selected as a contest winner, we may make certain information publicly available as part of a winners’ list in accordance with applicable law.

We will also share your information with third parties as we may notify you from time to time when collecting your information.

Cookies & Similar Technologies; Interest-Based Advertising

A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your device to store information. This data often consists of a string of numbers and letters that uniquely identifies your computer, but it can contain other information as well, including your IP address, clickstream patterns; and dates and times that you access a website.

We use cookies and similar technologies to collect information about your interaction with our website. For example, we use cookies to count the number of unique visitors to a web page and to develop other statistics about the use of the website.

We engage in interest-based advertising.  We or our service providers may serve advertisements on websites operated by others.  To tailor this advertising to your interests, we and our service providers may use information collected about your visits to our websites and other websites.  If you would prefer not to receive interest-based advertising, you can opt-out by clicking here.

Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them. You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies with your browser. The choices you make are device-specific and browser-specific, so you may need to change your settings for each device and each browser. However, please be aware that some features of the website may not function properly or may be slower if you refuse cookies.

We use cookies provided by Google Analytics to collect statistical information about the use of the website. You can opt-out of Google analytics, here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout (requires you to install a browser add-on).

Vigilants Vision does not respond to Do Not Track signals.

Your Choices

  • You can opt out of receiving our marketing communications by following the instructions in any marketing email we send to you or by contacting us at the email address provided below.
  • You can control cookies and tracking tools on your browser. You can opt-out of Google analytics by clicking here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout (requires you to install a browser add-on). You do not have to accept cookies to use the website; however, if you disable cookies, certain functionality may be lost. You can delete cookies by going to the preferences, tools or options menus of your browser. Selections you make are device-specific and browser-specific.
  • Our Do Not Track Policy: Some browsers have “do not track” features that allow you to tell a website not to track you. These features are not all uniform. We do not currently respond to those signals.

Your California Privacy Rights

If you reside in California, you have the right to ask us one time each year if we have shared your personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make a request, please send us an email at the email address listed below. Indicate in your email that you are a California resident making a “Shine the Light” inquiry.

Links to Other Sites

Please be aware that when you are on http://www.vigilantsvision.com/, you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. These other sites may send their own cookies to visitors, collect data or solicit your information. The privacy policies of these other sites may be significantly different from Vigilants Visions’s Privacy Statement. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites and cannot guarantee the security of any of your information collected there.

Security

We use technical and organization security measures designed to protect the information collected on our website. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us online.

Children’s Privacy

The website is not intended for use by children under 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under 13 years of age. If you are under 13, please do not submit any personal information to us.  If you are under 18, you may use http://www.vigilantsvision.com/ only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.

Where We Store and Process Information

Vigilants Vision is intended only for users in the United States. If you are located outside of the U.S., please be aware that when you visit the website or share your information with us, we will process such information in the state of California, U.S.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

The terms of this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will notify you of any material changes to this Privacy Policy by posting a prominent notice on the website or other method in accordance with applicable law.

Contacting Us

If you have any comments or questions regarding our Legal Notices, Terms of Use or Privacy Policy, please contact us at privacy@vigilantsentertaiment.com.