to your privacy rights. Since we gather certain types of information
about our users, we want you to fully understand the terms and
conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information.
This privacy statement discloses what information we gather, how
we use it, and how to correct or change it.
1. What information this site
gathers/tracks about you
2. What this site does with the
information it gathers/tracks
3. With whom this site shares
the information it gathers/tracks
4. This site's policy on deleting
or deactivating your name from its database
If users have questions or concerns regarding this statement,
you should first contact ContestHound.ca at email@example.com
1. Information Collection
ContestHound.ca gathers contact information and optional demographic
information about our users that they submit on our newsletter
registration page. This information enables us to better tailor
our content to readers' needs and to help our advertisers better
understand the demographics of our audience. Users may also elect
to receive additional information from our partners by opting-in
to their offerings during our newsletter registration process.
The user's email addresses will then be provided to those partners
for their use in future email campaigns.
ContestHound.ca gathers user information in the following processes:
only those necessary to properly route users within our site.
ContestHound.ca provides links to advertiser and partner web sites.
products and services.
: ContestHound.ca tracks information related
to overall user traffic patterns throughout our site in order
to make decisions regarding content and services.
: Log files are used to track and monitor traffic
patterns on our site for maintenance purposes. The logs are not
used to track or monitor personally identifiable information.
: ContestHound.ca offers free voluntary
newsletter registration to our users. During registration the
user is required to supply an email address. This information
is required if the user wants to receive ContestHound.ca mailings.
: ContestHound.ca emails free information to
our users. We gather the email addresses of users who voluntarily
opt-in during our newsletter registration process. Users may remove
themselves from this mailing list by utilizing the unsubscribe
options at the end of each mailing.
Tell A Friend
: Users can choose to electronically notify
ContestHound.ca of an individual who may be interested in our
web site. Users must provide ContestHound.ca with the email address
of the intended recipient. This information is not retained nor
used for any other purpose than the intent of promoting our services
to that individual one time.
: Users have the ability to contact
ContestHound.ca to provide us with their feedback. ContestHound.ca
does not retain this information for any purpose other than to
respond to the user.
: This site contains links to other sites.
Users will be taken to a separate site if they click on one of
these links. ContestHound.ca is not responsible for the privacy
practices or content of any secondary web sites. We encourage
: From time to time, ContestHound.ca
may sponsor sweepstakes, contests or other events which require
the collection, processing, and storage of individual contact
and demographic information to be used for the event. We do not
require the user to provide additional information to participate
in the event. ContestHound.ca may also co-sponsor these events
along with other companies in which case the user's individual
contact and demographic information will not be released to third-party
or non-participating organizations without the user's consent.
ContestHound.ca will request that co-sponsors of such events uphold
the privacy and appropriate use of the registrants' information.
2. Use of Information
ContestHound.ca uses any information voluntarily given by our
users to enhance their experience on our web site, whether to
provide interactive or personalized elements on the site or to
better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.
We also use information, which users voluntarily provide, in order
to send out electronic mailings. Users may opt-out of receiving
mailings by selecting the unsubscribe link at the end of each
ContestHound.ca also creates internal reports on user demographics
and traffic patterns for our advertisers and partners. ContestHound.ca
does not include any personally identifiable information in our
reports. This information allows our advertisers to promote more
effectively, and allows our users to receive advertisements that
are pertinent to their needs.
3. Sharing of Information
ContestHound.ca uses the information described above to tailor
our content and help our advertisers and third party marketers
better understand our audience's demographics. This is essential
to keeping our services free. Unless express premission is given
by users we do not share personally identifiable information with
third party marketers. ContestHound.ca does not control the practices
of our advertisers or third party marketers or any information
you provide to them directly.
ContestHound.ca also participates in affiliate network programs
and various co-marketing partnerships to promote our site. For
this purpose, we receive and share information in order to analyze
site traffic and pattern information so we can evaluate the effectiveness
of these programs. ContestHound.ca does not share or receive personally
identifiable information for these site-to-site traffic-building
4. Delete/Deactivate Policy
Users may unsubscribe to our electronic mailings at any time by
following the instructions contained at the end of every mailing.
ContestHound.ca offers users a means by which to update, correct
or completely delete personal information established at the time
of registration from our databases by contacting us online here
Notification of Changes: Users will be notified of any changes
mailings. If we change the use of personally identifiable information,
we will send you an email.
ContestHound.ca takes online privacy seriously, and does not share
the information users have submitted without their permission.
Last updated: March 2002