The website www.NoGimmicksItsFree.com (the "Website") and all services provided therein, including the NoGimmicksItsFree Sweepstakes and other pages (the "Service") is owned and operated by, and the sponsor of all sweepstakes is:
* All contests and other on this page and site are 3rd party contests and promotions. We ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE for you participations, winning, loosing, or anything to do with the contests you enter or promotions you (the webpage visitor) participate in.
1. Visitors to our Website
For each visitor to our Website, located at www.NoGimmicksItsFree.com, our web servers automatically recognize the visitor's domain name, approximate geographic location and email address (when possible).
2. Collection of Personally Identifiable Information
Personally Identifiable Information means the Participant's name, residence address, e-mail address, telephone number or other information from which the Participant's identity may be reasonably ascertained. NoGimmicksItsFree collects Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from our Participants at several different points on our Website. NoGimmicksItsFree is the sole owner of the information collected on our Website. In addition to the information provided by Participants, NoGimmicksItsFree may also collect information about our Participants from third party sources. Certain advertisements or links on our Website may take you to a third party website, in which case NoGimmicksItsFree is not responsible for any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) you may disclose.
In order to use our Website, enter any sweepstakes, or otherwise participate in any aspect of the Service, you must first complete the registration form and create a user name and password.
3.1 Required Information
3.2 Accurate Information
It is important to provide accurate and valid information when you register, especially a working email that you check frequently. Our primary method of contact when you win any prize in a sweepstakes will be a Prize Confirmation Email sent to the email address entered in the Participant's registration information. As set forth in the Terms of Service Agreement, the name you register with must be your real name and will be verified for certain prize awards. Failure to provide accurate information may result in disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won as set forth in the Terms of Service.
3.3 Administrative Matters
We may also use the information collected to contact you regarding administrative matters, such as a change in our policies, or about any services on our site in which you have expressed interest. If you do not have a valid email address you may be deemed ineligible and forfeit any prize award pursuant to our Terms of Service.
3.4 Optional Information
After registration a Participant may, at his or her own option, voluntarily provide additional information, including personal and demographic information. Please note that you are not required to provide this information in order to play in the NoGimmicksItsFree Sweepstakes or otherwise participate in the Service.
4. Access to PII If your PII changes, or if you no longer desire to use our Website, enter any sweepstakes or otherwise participate in any aspect of the Service, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate your account by making any desired changes on your My Account page. You may also contact us by emailing our Customer Support at support@NoGimmicksItsFree.com or contacting us by snail mail using the address located at the top of this page. NoGimmicksItsFree will respond to a request made through these methods as promptly as practicable.
5. E-mail Communications
NoGimmicksItsFree uses various email forms as a way for users, partners, potential participants, Participants and others to communicate with NoGimmicksItsFree. We collect the information supplied by the sender of the particular email form in order to establish and maintain relationships with, partners, potential participants, Participants and others. We also use various e-mail links located on the different pages of the Website to allow anyone to contact us with questions or comments they may have. NoGimmicksItsFree welcomes these e-mail communications and makes efforts to respond to these communications in a timely manner where appropriate. E-mail communications and the ideas sent to NoGimmicksItsFree in these e-mail communications become the property of NoGimmicksItsFree. We will use the e-mail communications to evaluate and improve our services and the Website. We may also save these e-mail communications for future reference or use.
In certain cases, you have the option to limit the personal information you provide. Whenever possible, we will provide you the opportunity to 'opt-out' of providing PII or having your PII used for certain purposes at the time we ask for this information. Further, you may opt out of certain communications by entering your preferences on your My Account page. If you no longer wish to receive our newsletters or other promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the unsubscribe instructions included at the footer of each message. If for some reason you are unable to opt out, you may also contact us by emailing our Customer Support at support@NoGimmicksItsFree.com or by snail mail using the address located at the top of this page. NoGimmicksItsFree will respond to a request made through these methods as promptly as practicable.
7. Non Opt-out Communications
8. Sweepstakes, Contests and Surveys
NoGimmicksItsFree provides you the opportunity to participate in the NoGimmicksItsFree Sweepstakes and other promotions, contests and games through the Service on our Website. In order for you to participate, you must register and if you win, we must request certain PII from you. NoGimmicksItsFree uses Participant information to monitor, interpret, analyze and report Sweepstakes results. Participation in the NoGimmicksItsFree Sweepstakes or any other aspect of the Service is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information.
The required information typically includes contact information (name, email address, etc...) and demographic information (zip code, age, etc...). Other information may be required if you enter and win any prize (postal address, phone number). In the case of cash winners who win prizes in excess of $600 in any calendar year we will also require information such as Social Security Number and Picture ID as may be required to properly identify the winner and comply with any governmental or tax obligations. You may also be required to sign certain waivers and releases as a pre-condition to obtain any prize award, as may be more fully explained in our Terms of Service or Official Rules that may be applicable to any sweepstakes, promotion, contest or game. This information will not be collected or stored online.
We may use a third party service provider to conduct certain surveys, contests or promotions. Any third party service provider shall be prohibited from using our Participants' personally identifiable information for any other purpose. NoGimmicksItsFree may use this information internally or share the information you provide through a contest or survey with selected partners to provide you with relevant information.
10. Action Tags
NoGimmicksItsFree may also use action tags on the Website and in e-mail communications with Participants. An Action Tag is a small graphic image that is 1 pixel x 1 pixel that NoGimmicksItsFree or one of our Partners places on a page of the Website. NoGimmicksItsFree may also occasionally place Action Tags in e-mail messages that we send to Participants or other users. Action Tags provide us with important information about how Participants use the Website, the Service in general and respond to e-mail messages. This helps us to more effectively track certain promotions and better understand our communications with Participants. NoGimmicksItsFree may also allow its advertisers and other Partners the ability to use Action Tags on the Website solely to track Participants or other users who link from their respective sites to our Website. This ability to use Action Tags and track such activity does not allow these entities any access to a Participant's PII to which they are not otherwise entitled.
The NoGimmicksItsFree Refer-A-Friend service authorizes us to send an email to your friends on your behalf. If you choose to use our Refer-A-Friend service to tell your friends about our site, we will ask you for your friends' names and email addresses. We will automatically send your friends a one-time email inviting them to visit the Website and register. NoGimmicksItsFree stores this information for the sole purpose of sending email and tracking the success of our referral program. Your friend may contact us at support@NoGimmicksItsFree.com to request we remove this information from our database. There will also be information on how to be automatically removed in the one-time email.
12. Certain Uses of Information
13. Aggregate Information
NoGimmicksItsFree may track and analyze non-identity and aggregate usage and statistical information from those who visit our Website. NoGimmicksItsFree monitors and may collect incoming and outgoing Website traffic data such as standard log file information and session ID information to, among other things, analyze site traffic, diagnose problems with servers, administer the Website, improve site performance and prevent fraud. Session IDs are bits of code on your computer that assist your browser in navigating our site. We do not associate PII with log file information except when needed to prevent fraud. NoGimmicksItsFree may also use this data in part to assemble aggregate demographic information about its Participants and visitors in general. As a result of this data collection and analysis, NoGimmicksItsFree can better provide relevant and targeted content, offers and information from NoGimmicksItsFree and its partners. Further, with respect to advertisements, NoGimmicksItsFree strives to bring Participants offers that may be of interest to them by using this aggregate information to create relationships with third parties that we will allow to place advertisements on our Website. As a result of your visit to our Website, third party companies may collect aggregate information such as your domain type, IP address and other non-identifying information
15. Exceptions to Confidentiality
As a necessary part of our business activities, NoGimmicksItsFree may disclose certain information about our Participants to certain third parties, principally: (1) NoGimmicksItsFree's Partners; (2) Marketers who use NoGimmicksItsFree's network of Participants; (3) third parties who provide services to NoGimmicksItsFree; and, (4) NoGimmicksItsFree's advertisers. Below is the information and circumstances under which NoGimmicksItsFree may disclose information to third parties.
As set out in NoGimmicksItsFree's Terms of Service or otherwise in any Official Rules which may be applicable, each potential winner of cash or prizes totaling $600 or more in a calendar year will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability and publicity, including, but not limited to, the use of winner's name, hometown and photograph, without additional compensation (where lawful), which must be signed, notarized and returned within ten (10) business days of receipt, or the prize will be forfeited and the potential winner will be disqualified. Each winner's name, city and country of residence may be shown on the NoGimmicksItsFree Website for a period of time after the winning drawing and immediately on NoGimmicksItsFree's list of winners, which will include each winner's name, city and state, the value of the prize won, and the dates upon which the prize was won and delivered to all such winners. Except as provided in this Section 15 and subject to the exceptions set forth elsewhere herein, NoGimmicksItsFree will not provide any other PII about winners
If a NoGimmicksItsFree Participant registers through the website of a Partner, we may be obligated to disclose the information submitted by that Participant during the registration process to that particular Partner. In addition, NoGimmicksItsFree may also disclose aggregate level information to the Partner about NoGimmicksItsFree Participants who registered through that particular Partner's site. Such aggregate information may include, for example, the number of individuals who registered through the Partner's site; the turnover rate of Participants who have registered through the Partner's site; the response rates of the Participants who registered through the Partner's site with respect to any particular marketing campaign; and, statistics on the interest categories selected by the Participants who have registered through the Partner's site. Subject to the exceptions discussed herein, NoGimmicksItsFree will not knowingly disclose any PII about a NoGimmicksItsFree Participant to a Partner unless such PII was provided during the registration process through the Partner's website.
NoGimmicksItsFree will disclose aggregate level information about our Participants to marketers as may be reasonably necessary to explain the services NoGimmicksItsFree can offer, to report on the advertising campaigns NoGimmicksItsFree undertakes for any particular marketer, to implement and explain campaign strategies and/or any other reason which may be necessary to effectuate marketing campaigns in the sole discretion of NoGimmicksItsFree. NoGimmicksItsFree may also share PII of Participants with marketers from time to time for the purposes of promoting prize awards, direct mail campaigns and telemarketing. NoGimmicksItsFree may from time-to-time share PII of Participants who have opted-in to receive messages from our advertisers with marketers for the purposes of direct mail campaigns, telemarketing, data appending processes and other such marketing services. By consenting to receive special offers from our marketing partners, you are consenting that we may share your information with our marketing partners so that they can contact you with information about products and services which may be relevant to you. These marketing partners provide services for direct marketing applications including lookup and reference, data enhancement, suppression and validation. Though we are selective with whom we partner, we do not control the practices of our marketing partners. Notwithstanding, you may opt-out from receiving future email messages from our partners by following the instructions which should included in all partner emails.
15.4 Third Party Service Providers
Some of our advertisers have asked us to help them with registration to their services. As a result, NoGimmicksItsFree might display some banners which automatically start a registration process for third party services. NoGimmicksItsFree will always give the choice to a Participant with at least one non-data transfer banner in the banner page. A transfer of the Participant's data (as may be entered by Participants during the NoGimmicksItsFree registration process) is originated by NoGimmicksItsFree. This data is sent to the advertiser. In order to protect your privacy, such banners clearly indicate this automated sign-up process, in addition, by clicking on such banners, Participants are taken to a page where they can cancel the data transfer at any time. These advertisers also have to allow NoGimmicksItsFree's Participants to unsubscribe from their service. We encourage Participants to notify us of any abuse if such requirements are not met by our advertisers. NoGimmicksItsFree may from time-to-time share PII of those Participants who have opted-in to receive messages from our advertisers with marketers for the purposes of e-mail campaigns, direct mail campaigns, telemarketing and other services. NoGimmicksItsFree may from time-to-time share PII of members having expressed an interest in a particular offer by responding to a form, poll or other query on the Website. By submitting an answer, Participants give permission to NoGimmicksItsFree to send them relevant offers.
15.6 Legally Required Disclosures
NoGimmicksItsFree reserves the right to disclose a participant's PII as may be required by law and when we believe disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Website. Due to the legal, regulatory and security environment in which we operate, under certain circumstances NoGimmicksItsFree may be required to disclose aggregate level and/or PII about our Participants. NoGimmicksItsFree will use its best reasonable efforts to limit such disclosure to the following: where NoGimmicksItsFree believes in good faith that it is required to do so in response to a subpoena, warrant or other legal process; where reasonably required to do so in order to maintain, update or otherwise implement NoGimmicksItsFree's data security measures, equipment, technical operations and the like; or where reasonably necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against persons or entities to preserve and/or enforce NoGimmicksItsFree's rights. Further, we can, and you authorize us to, disclose your PII, including but not limited to, name, street address, city, state, zip code, country, phone number, e-mail, and company to third party agents as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy or other unlawful activity or activity that may expose us to legal liability.
16. Children's Safety Ad Protection
Childrens' safety and protection is very important to us at NoGimmicksItsFree. Our Website is a general audience site and it is not directed to children under the age of 13. Further, the NoGimmicksItsFree Service is not directed to or intended for anyone under the age of 13. NoGimmicksItsFree's Terms of Service and eligibility rules do not allow a person to register if they are under the age of 13. NoGimmicksItsFree will neither knowingly accept Participants who are under the age of 13 years nor will it knowingly collect or maintain PII from or about anyone under the age of 13 years. However, we have no way to actually verify age at registration and so NoGimmicksItsFree relies on the truthfulness of the information entered at registration when accepting new Participants. In the event that NoGimmicksItsFree receives information establishing that a registered Participant is under the age of 13 years, we reserve the right to terminate that Participant's eligibility or take other steps we believe are appropriate in the circumstances, such as providing parental notification. NoGimmicksItsFree may also delete all information in our databases about a Participant terminated for these reasons. If you believe NoGimmicksItsFree has any information from or about anyone under 13, please send us an email to support@NoGimmicksItsFree.com.
18. Sale of Assets
In the event NoGimmicksItsFree enters into a business transaction such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, our Participants' PII will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via email of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
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