Privacy Policy

Updated July 1st, 2011

About ChallengeYou.com

ChallengeYou is an online service that allows you to publish customized and personal content to the general public as well as view content created by ChallengeYou and other Members. ChallengeYou cares about online privacy. If you have any questions concerning this privacy policy, please email us at privacy@ChallengeYou.com.

Information Collection and Use by ChallengeYou

ChallengeYou collects user submitted information such as user name, email address, and age to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users pertaining to the ChallengeYou service.

A user's email address is not shared or displayed to anyone. ChallengeYou members communicate with each other through the ChallengeYou service without disclosing their email addresses. We will only send an email to a user at the user's request. Your email communication preferences are located on the "My Account" page.

ChallengeYou also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the site. This data is used to manage the website, track usage and improve the website services. This non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services and advertisements to members. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes

Invitations and Other Communications to Non-members

ChallengeYou members can invite friends to view their games by sending invitation emails via our automated invitation system. ChallengeYou does not store or use these email addresses.

Use of Cookies

ChallengeYou uses cookies to store visitors' preferences and to record session information, for purposes including ensuring that visitors are not repeatedly offered the same advertisements and to customize newsletter, advertising, and Web page content based on browser type and user profile information. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set -- each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences -- however, you must enable cookies from ChallengeYou in order to use most functions on the site Please note that ChallengeYou allows 3rd party advertisers that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. Advertisers' use of cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not the ChallengeYou Privacy Policy.

Links

ChallengeYou contains links to sites. ChallengeYou is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site a user should read the privacy policy stated on that site. Our privacy policy only governs information collected on ChallengeYou.

Chat Rooms, Message Boards, and Public Forums

Please be aware that whenever you post information to Chat Rooms, Message Boards, or Public Forums, that information can be accessed by the public. Please avoid disclosing personal information.

Correcting/Updating or Removing Information

ChallengeYou users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account and modifying their account information.

Email Choice/Opt-out

Members who no longer wish to receive updates, notifications, or newsletters may choose not to by changing their email preferences in the user "My Account". All notification emails and ChallengeYou newsletters also include the above instructions for opting-out of those communications in the future.

Third Party Advertising

Ads appearing on this Web site may be displayed to users by ChallengeYou or one of our Web advertising partners. Our Web advertising partners may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. In this way, ad servers may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by ChallengeYou and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Security

ChallengeYou member accounts are secured by member-created passwords. ChallengeYou takes precautions to insure that member account information is kept private. We use reasonable measures to protect member information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to member information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of member account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time. For any additional information about the security measures we use on ChallengeYou, please contact us a privacy@ChallengeYou.com.

Sharing and Disclosure of Information ChallengeYou Collects

Except as otherwise described in this privacy statement, ChallengeYou will not disclose personal information to any third party unless we believe that disclosure is necessary: (1) to conform to legal requirements or to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process received by ChallengeYou, whether or not a response is required by applicable law; (2) to enforce the ChallengeYou Terms of Use Agreement or to protect our rights; or (3) to protect the safety of members of the public and users of the service. ChallengeYou reserves the right to transfer personal information to a successor in interest that acquires rights to that information as a result of the sale of ChallengeYou or substantially all of its assets to that successor in interest. For more information see the "Changes in Our Privacy Policy" section below.

Changes in Our Privacy Policy

From time to time we may make changes to our privacy policy. If we make changes, we will post them on our site to make users aware of what the changes are so users will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and when we may disclose it. A User is bound by any minor changes to the policy when she or he uses the site after those changes have been posted. If, however, we are going to use users' personally identifiable information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify by posting a notice on our Web site for 30 days.

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at: privacy@ChallengeYou.com.