Effective Date: 09/10/2014
Last modified: 10/25/2023
XPRIZE Foundation, Inc. ("XPRIZE”) or ("Foundation," "we,” or “us”) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This policy describes the types of information we collect from you or that you may provide and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.
This Policy applies to information we collect:
It does not apply to information collected by:
Our sites are not intended for minors (individuals under the age of 13, or the equivalent minimum age depending on jurisdiction) and we do not knowingly collect personal information from minors. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a minor without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a minor, please contact us at [email protected].
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our sites, including information:
We collect this information:
Information You Provide to Us
The information we collect on or through our sites may include:
You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, "posted") on public areas of our sites or transmitted to other users of our sites or third parties (collectively, "User Contributions"). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of our sites with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our sites, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party sites or other online services (behavioral tracking).
The information we collect automatically is only statistical data and does not include personal information. It helps us to improve our sites to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
We do not collect personal information automatically, but we may tie this information to personal information about you that we collect from other sources, or you provide to us.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
Legal Bases Under the GDPR, UK GDPR, or POPIA
If you are in the European Economic Area (EEA), the United Kingdom (UK) or South Africa, we will collect and use your personal data only if we have one or more legal bases for doing so under the GDPR, UK GDPR, or POPIA. The legal bases depend on your interaction with us and our sites. This means we collect and use your personal data only where: you have given your consent for one or more specific purposes; it is necessary to perform a contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you; it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests; it is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or another natural person; or it is necessary to comply with a legal obligation. We will indicate the legal basis or bases on which we are relying for each purpose. Where we are relying on consent as the legal basis, we will notify you and seek additional consent before using your personal data for a new purpose that is inconsistent with the original purpose for which we collected it.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.
We may also disclose your personal information:
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You can review and change your personal information by logging into our sites and visiting your account profile page.
You may also send us an email at [email protected] to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on Software as a Service (SaaS) platforms. Any payment transactions in motion will be encrypted using SSL technology and at rest the transaction information will be encrypted using highest encryption standards by SaaS vendor.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our sites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of our sites like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of our sites.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our sites. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on our sites.
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Culver City, CA 90230