Causecast will never sell your personal information to anyone. Causecast, Corp. ("Causecast") respects the privacy of the visitors and users ("Users") to our web site, www.causecast.org, or other web sites owned or operated by Causecast ("Causecast Sites"). This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you of our policies and practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of any personal information you submit to us through the Causecast Sites. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is subject to the Causecast Terms of Use. Your use of the Causecast Sites and any personal information you provide on the Causecast Sites remains subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

The Information Causecast Collects

* User Provided Information: You provide certain personally identifiable information (such as your name and e-mail address) to Causecast when registering with the site.
* Cookies Information: When you visit the Causecast Sites, we may send one or more cookies to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. Causecast uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser.
* Log File Information: When you use the Causecast Sites, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any web site. These server logs may include information such as your web request, IP address, and browser.
* Clear GIFs Information: When you use the Causecast Sites, we may employ "clear GIFs" (a.k.a. Web Beacons) which are used to track the online usage patterns of our Users anonymously. In addition, we may also use clear GIFs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients.

The Way Causecast Uses Information

* If you submit personally identifiable information to us through the Causecast Sites, then we use your personal information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the Causecast Sites.
* Any personal information or digital content (such as photos and videos) that you voluntarily disclose online (such as a submission in a game or contest) becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by others. Your account name (not your email address) is displayed to other Users when you upload digital content or send messages through the Causecast Sites. Any digital content that you submit to the Causecast 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. We may, however, use your email address without further consent for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of prize winnings or for customer service purposes).
* We use both your personally identifiable information and certain non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous User usage data, cookies, and IP addresses, etc.) to improve the quality and design of the Causecast Sites and to create new features, 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; (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 picks, nominations, and status in games and contests.

When Causecast Discloses Information

* We provide personally identifiable information and non-personally-identifiable information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies, or other businesses or persons for the purpose of processing such information on our behalf. We require that these parties agree to process such information in compliance with our privacy policy, and we use reasonable efforts to limit their use of such information and to use other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
* We may provide personally identifiable information and non-personally-identifiable information to sponsors of the games you play.
* We do not share your personally identifiable information (such as name or email address) with other, third-party companies for their commercial or marketing use 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.
* We do share non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous User usage data, referring / exit pages, aggregated demographic data, etc.) with interested third-parties to assist them in understanding the usage patterns for certain content, services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality on the Causecast Sites.
* We may release personally identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws (such as U.S. Copyright Law) or respond to a court order, subpoena, or search warrant.
* Causecast also reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information that Causecast believes, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to enforce our Terms of Use, 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 Causecast, our Users or others.

Data Security

Causecast uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We host your data in a tier 1 professionally managed, state-of-the-art secure facility. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Causecast and you do so at your own risk.

Third Party Links

Our provision of a link to any other web site or location is for your convenience and does not signify our endorsement of such other web site or location or its contents. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for, these outside web sites or their content. Please be aware that the terms of our Privacy Policy do not apply to these outside web sites.

Childrens' Privacy

Out of special concern for children's privacy, Causecast does not knowingly accept online personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13 years of age, please do not use or access the Causecast Sites at any time or in any manner.

Change of Control

If Causecast becomes involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of its assets, we will provide notice via the web site before users are subject to a different privacy policy.

Contact Us

You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through the Causecast Sites, in which case Causecast may not be able to provide certain services to you. You may update or correct your personal information and email preferences at any time by sending an email to support@causecast.org. Please note that media files uploaded by Users to the Causecast Sites cannot be removed and remain subject to our Terms of Use. Please contact Causecast with any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, your personal information, your consent, or your opt-in or opt-out choices by contacting us by e-mail at support@causecast.org or by mail at: Causecast, Corp. 8800 Venice Blvd. Suite 217 Los Angeles, CA 90034

Privacy Policy Updates

This Privacy Policy is subject to revision, and if we make any substantial changes in the way we collect, use, or disclose your Personal Information, we will post a notice on this page, or send you an e-mail. If you object to any such changes, you must cease using the Causecast sites and services. Continued use of the Causecast sites or services following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes. Updated August, 2008