Last updated: 18 May 2018
Playground USA Inc. ("Company" or "We") respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.
This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website pageant.dog, (our
"Website") and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. This policy applies to information
- On this Website.
- In email after you contact us through the Contact form on this Website. It does not apply to information collected by:
us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Company or any third party (including our affiliates and
- any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries)
Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not
agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy
deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.
Children Under the Age of 13
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not
knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or
through any of its features, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or
provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you
may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will
delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us through our Contact form
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:
by which you are personally identified, such as name, gender, country of location, time zone, photo, e-mail address and, if you are declared a
winner in any of the sweepstakes we organize on this Website: the information that can be derived from the piece of ID (ID card or passport) we
ask you to provide to us so we can verify your identity, a telephone number, and a bank account, so we can send you your prize
("personal information"); and
- about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details.
We collect this information:
Directly from you when you contact us through our Contact form at www.pageant.dog/help/contact/, when you register your information on our
Website using your Facebook account, or when you send it to us when you are declared a winner at one of our photo contests and are claiming your
Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information
collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
Information You Provide to Us
The information we collect on or through our Website may include:
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering via Facebook to
use our Website, at which time we ask you to give us permission to access your Facebook account information, posting material, or requesting
further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter one of our photo contests, claim your prize as a winner, and when you
report a problem with our Website. Please be aware that when you register to our Website using your Facebook account, Facebook controls the
information it collects from you. For information about how they may use and disclose your information, including any information you make
Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us. You also may provide information to be published or
displayed (hereinafter, "posted") on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively,
"User Contributions"). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although you may set certain privacy
settings for such information by logging into your account profile, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable.
Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore,
we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your
equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you
access and use on the Website.
Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type. The information we
collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better
and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
- Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
- Recognize you when you return to our Website. The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by
activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our
browser to our Website.
We use automated devices and applications, such as Google Analytics, to evaluate usage of our Website, NewRelic, to monitor bugs and server
errors, Google Adsense to process our data for advertising purposes, and Facebook for conversion purposes. We use these tools to help us improve
share your information with these third parties. These features are subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. You may ask us for a list
of the third party analytics providers we use by contacting us through at Contact form at www.pageant.dog/help/contact/.
Plug-ins and Social Media Widgets
Our Website may include social media features and widgets, such as the Facebook Like button and the “Share this” button, as well as other
interactive mini-programs that run on the Website and enable certain features to work (e.g., 4 content sharing and comments). These features may
collect your IP address and other usage information. These features are subject to their own privacy policies, not this one.
Payment transactions made through our Website are processed by Stripe, a service offered by Stripe, Inc., and your payments are processed by
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
- To fill out your profile on this Website.
- To enlist participants to our photo contests in the right categories, based on their age and gender.
- To send you our newsletter unless you have opted out of receiving it in your account page on the Website.
- To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
- To notify you of a new photo contest organized on our Website
- To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and
- To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.
- To allow you to participate in any photo contests organized on our Website.
- In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
For any other purpose with your consent.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction. 5 We may
- To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of
some or all of Playground's assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal
information held by Playground about our Website users is among the assets transferred.
- To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
- For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
- With your consent. We may also disclose your personal information:
- To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Playground, our customers, or others. This
includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the
following control over your information:
Tracking Technologies and Advertising.You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are
being sent. To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe's website. If you disable or
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Website and visiting your account profile page. You may also contact us
via our Contact form at www.pageant.dog/help/contact/ or via our Facebook fan pages at https://www.facebook.com/pageantdog/ to request access to, correct or delete
any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We
may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information
to be incorrect. If you delete your User Contributions from the Website, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and
archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Website users. Proper access and use of information provided on the Website,
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and
disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. Any payment transactions and any sensitive
information we collect will be encrypted using SSL technology.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal
information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is
at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
information, we will notify you by email to the email address specified in your account or through a notice on the Website home page. The date the