Effective as of Sep 3rd, 2012
We take your privacy seriously. If you have any questions about this policy or about privacy at YouNoodle, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DATA COLLECTED DURING ACCOUNT CREATION
Users with Social Accounts: In order to become a member of YouNoodle Social and send messages to other users, you must create an account. When you create an account we require a username and password. We store this information on our servers along with any additional information you provide about yourself during the sign up process. If you have a Podium account, you can use the same name and password, or choose an different one. If you use the same name and password, your Podium data and Social data will be associated in our database.
. Facebook Connect will pre-populate your account sign-up process with information from your Facebook account
Users with Podium Accounts: In order to participate in, judge or administer a competition that is powered by the Podium platform, you need to create an account on Podium. If you have a Social account, you can use the same name and password, or choose an different one. If you received an invitation to be a judge, you can choose whether to use the email address the invitation was sent to when creating the Podium account. Like in Social, if you use the same name and password, your Podium data and Social data will be associated in our database. The data collected by Podium will vary by competition. It will include personal information (such as your name, address, passport identification number, contact information, email, phone number, resume or biography), and competition information (such as a business plan, mission statement, charts and graphs, etc.).
You may receive an invitation to become a judge in a competition. If you accept, you will be directed to create a Podium account.
Limited Access Podium Accounts: Some competitions may support features that permit users to create accounts with limited functionality. These accounts will be created as Podium accounts and are governed by this policy unless explicitly stated in the Terms and Conditions associated with a specific competition.
ALL DATA PUBLISHED USING YOUNOODLE SOCIAL ACCOUNTS IS PUBLIC
All Data is Publicly Available on YouNoodle.com: YouNoodle publishes all the data you share when creating a YouNoodle account except your password and your email address. This means that third parties who are not associated with YouNoodle and are not YouNoodle members can view your information on the YouNoodle website and on other websites-- for example, in Google or Bing search results, in an iFrame on a Group website not associated with YouNoodle, as associated with a Facebook Like button, and in other places.
- You should assume all data you share with YouNoodle when creating a Social account is and will be made public, except for your email address and password.
Your Email Address is Only Available to Other Users When You Respond to Their Messages: When you send another user a message using the Social platform you will not see the recipient’s email address until they opt-in to sharing their email address by responding to the message. By responding to a Social message, You agree that YouNoodle will share your email address with the original sender of the message.
DATA COLLECTION AND USE WITH YOUNOODLE PODIUM ACCOUNTS:
ALL Data is Shared With Competition Administrators: Users should assume that all data submitted through the competition is available to the competition administrators and judges unless the terms of the competition state otherwise. Judges can download information off the service so they can judge while they are offline. Judges may be limited in their access to personal information about the competitors, but in some cases they will not.
YouNoodle Has No Liability for Breaches of Your Information by Competition Officials: YouNoodle Terms of Service that require competition judges and administrators to keep user data confidential. YoNoodle is not liable for any data breaches or disclosures by competition officials.
- Podium accounts and any data associated with the account CANNOT BE DELETED. This makes sense since we share and permit downloading of all competition data by the competition administrator.
YouNoodle complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. YouNoodle has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view YouNoodle’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/
We will never share or sell your email or any other private information you share for any purpose except as described in this policy: period!
YouNoodle’s Use of your Email Address: We may use your email address to email you to verify the account creation process or to contact you with updates about YouNoodle product or policy changes.
You can Access and Update Information in your Social Account at any Time: Simply log into your account to access and update your information. If you need assistance to delete inaccuracies within your personal information or wish to request access to any personal information we obtain about you please contact us at email@example.com. We will respond to your request within 10 business days.
You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy and confidentiality of your email address and password. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your password at all times. We recommend a strong password that you do not use with other services. If you believe your password has been compromised, please change your password immediately via the YouNoodle web site or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
You are responsible for ensuring that the email address associated with your account is accurate. YouNoodle is not responsible for personal data transmitted to a third party as a result of a user providing an incorrect email address.
International Visitors: YouNoodle is a San Francisco based company with servers housed in the United States. Personal information collected from users outside the United states is transferred to the US and processed according to US law.
Third-party websites. Our site contains links to other websites. When you click on one of these links, you are ‘clicking’ to another Web site. YouNoodle does not accept liability for misuse of any information by any Web site controller to which we may link. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites, which may differ from ours.
COPPA Compliance. YouNoodle does not knowingly collect or store any personal information about children under the age of 13. If you believe a child is using this service without parent consent, please contact us at email@example.com.
Upon change in control. YouNoodle may sell, divest, transfer, assign, share or otherwise engage in a transaction that involves, some or all of our assets, including any or all of the information described in this Policy, in the course of a corporate divestiture, merger, acquisition, joint venture, bankruptcy, dissolution, reorganization, or any other similar transaction or proceeding. We will require that your data when transferred be treated by the new owner under the terms described in this policy.