What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site.

When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your real name or e-mail address as a function of the tournament through which you are participating or creating. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To process transactions associated with your participation as a contributor to an ongoing tournament hosted on our site. Activities include (but are not limited to) opportunity submission, commenting, voting, evaluation, and reporting.
  • To administer your creation of a specific innovation contest as host.

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of enabling your role as a participant in an active tournament or as the administrator for a new tournament created at your direction.

How do we protect your information?

We offer the use of a secure server through Amazon Web Services. All supplied sensitive information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology; account information is accessible only to those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

At this time, we d not collect any privacy-related information including but not limited to social security number, credit card number, telephone number, etc.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information related to your participation in one or more active tournaments.

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences and active tournament state for future visits. We also compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties any personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, academic research, or other uses.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, a user of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging in and then selecting the 'My Profile' link from their MyDarwin home page.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our web site privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, send an email notifying you of any changes, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification