Last Updated: January 1, 2019
Information Collected by Us
(a) Information You Provide. We collect information about you in various ways when you use our website. We collect personal information you provide to us. We also collect information you provide to us in contact email automatically sent to us, newsletter sign-ups, feedback forms, emails, and surveys.
(b) Information Automatically Collected. When you visit our website, some information is automatically collected. For example, when you visit our website, your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, operating system, access times, browser type and language, operating system, domain name, and the website you visited before you visited our website are logged automatically. We also collect information about your usage and activity on our website:
(ii) Web Beacons. We may collect information using web beacons (aka clear gifs). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used on our website or in our emails. We use web beacons to count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and to tell if an email has been opened and acted upon.
(c) Social Networks and Social Media Guidelines
(b) Social Media Guidelines. Our owned, controlled, managed or monitored social media pages are created as a resource to inspire and encourage you in your efforts to have a great engagement experience. We look forward to your conversations, and want to ensure you understand the following expectations on any of our social networks:
Please feel free to express your opinion and feel comfortable to enter any discussion or ask relevant questions, but comments and questions that are disrespectful will be removed.
Not all conversations are reviewed. We reserve the right to remove any comments or posts that do not follow our guidelines (spam or inappropriate information or links; threatening, defamatory, offensive, abusive, hateful, fraudulent, profane or off-topic comments; anything suggesting deceptive or illegal activity).
Remember, these are public channels, so please do not post any personal or secure information about yourself or others.
We do not endorse or control any third-party link, advertising or suggestions that we did not originate.
Use Of Information We Collect
(a) We use personal information collected through our website for the purposes described in this Policy or disclosed to you on our website or in connection with our services. For example, we may use your information to:
create and manage your account;
operate and improve our website, products and services;
customize the content and/or layout of our page for each individual visitor;
send you information about new sweepstakes, rewards, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by us and our Marketing Partners;
understand you and your preferences to enhance your experience and enjoyment using our website, products, and services;
process and deliver sweepstakes entries and rewards;
respond to your comments and questions and provide customer service;
provide and deliver products and services you request;
process your payment;
link or combine it with other personal information we get from third parties.
(b) We may store and process personal information in the United States and other countries.
(c) We may create aggregate or de-identified information from your personal information. We may use this information for any purpose.
Sharing of Personal Information
(a) Information We Share. We do not share your personal information with third parties other than as follows:
(i) We share your information with and otherwise enable third party vendors, consultants and other service providers who work for us and need access to your information to collect your information in order to do that work.
(iii) We share your information in connection with or during negotiation of any merger, financing, acquisition, or dissolution, transaction or proceeding involving sale, transfer, divestiture, or disclosure of all or a portion of our business or assets to another company, or any bankruptcy proceedings. (iv) If you enter a Sweepstakes, we may disclose your personal information to third parties involved in the sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes Partner”) to allow them to process the sweepstakes and market their products or services to you or for other marketing purposes.
(v) We may disclose your personal information to our third party sponsors and marketing partners (collectively, “Marketing Partners”) to allow them to market their products or services to you, to measure the effectiveness of their marketing campaigns, promotions, endorsements and sponsorships or for other marketing purposes.
(b) We may also share aggregated or de-identified information with any third party.
We established and maintain reasonable security procedures to protect the confidentiality, security and integrity of your personal information. We use a variety of industry-standard security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. “Perfect security,” however, does not exist on the Internet. Although your privacy is very important to us, due to the existing legal regulatory and security environment, we cannot fully ensure that your private communications and other personal information will not be disclosed to third parties.
(a) (a) You may opt-out of receiving promotional electronic messages from us by following the instructions in those messages. You may opt-out of receiving promotional postal mail from us by writing to us at PO Box 966, Mandeville, LA 70470. If you opt-out, we may still send you non-promotional electronic messages (as permitted by law) and postal mail, such as emails and postal mail about your accounts or our ongoing business relations. You may also send requests about changes to your information by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
(b) To opt-out of our further sharing of your personal information with Marketing Partners and/or Sweepstakes Partners, you may contact us by emailing or writing to us at the address listed below. To opt-out of further receiving marketing from Marketing Partners and/or Sweepstakes Partners, you must do so directly with those Marketing Partners and/or Sweepstakes Partners. Once we share your information with Marketing Partners and/or Sweepstakes Partners, their privacy policies, and not this Policy, will apply to their use of your information.
This Policy is subject to occasional revision, and if we make any material changes in the way we use your personal information, we will notify you by sending you an e-mail to the last e-mail address you provided to us and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on our website. Any material changes to this Policy will be effective upon the earlier of thirty (30) calendar days following our dispatch of an e-mail notice to you or thirty (30) calendar days following our posting of notice of the changes on our Site. These changes will be effective immediately for new users of our website. Please note that at all times you are responsible for updating your personal data to provide us with your most current e-mail address. In the event that the last e-mail address that you have provided us is not valid, or for any reason is not capable of delivering to you the notice described above, our dispatch of the e-mail containing such notice will nonetheless constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice. In any event, changes to this Policy may affect our use of personal information that you provided us prior to our notification to you of the changes. If you do not wish to permit changes in our use of your personal information, you must notify us prior to the effective date of the changes. Continued use of our website following notice of such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and consent to such changes.
We welcome your comments or questions regarding this Policy.
Please contact us at the following:
Riptide Investments, LLC
PO Box 966
Mandeville, LA 70470