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ICL may collect IP addresses to help understand how our audience uses our site and to gather broader demographic information, so that ICL can make its site better and improve users' overall experience when they visit IdeaConnection.com. For these same reasons, if your browser is set up to accept them, ICL uses a feature known as a "cookie." Cookies contain bits of information that websites transfer to your computer's hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies can make the Web more useful by storing information about your preferences on a particular site such as IdeaConnection.com.
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How ICL Discloses Your Personal Information
If you post an idea, ICL discloses personally identifiable individual information and the other information you provide us to other members of the ICL website. ICL cannot guarantee that the information you submit to us will not end up in the hands of spammers.
ICL may also disclose your contact information and the other information that you provide us in the following circumstances:
Challenge Award Winners
If you have won an Award through ICL by solving a challenge, sourcing a technology, fulfilling a headhunting request, uncovering a prior art citation, participating in an Idea Rally® or winning a costest hosted on IdeaConnection.com, ICL reserves the right to publish your name, city, state, country and Award amount on its website. If you do not wish this information to be made public, you may [CONTACT US] at the time you are notified of your Award and ask that your information be kept private.
When you submit a project for crowdfunding, all the contact information you have supplied is made available to the public.
When a crowdfunding project has met it funding goal, the funders' contact information is made available to the project owner so that the project owner may deliver the awards promised to the funders.
Our other Services
ICL may send you occasional notices or newsletters about ICL services, unless you tell us not to. If you do not want to receive such offers and mailings, you can click the unsubscribe link, which you will find on our email messages or send an email at any time via our Contact page.
How to Edit the Information ICL Has About You
If you want to correct or change the information in your profile, or any other information we have about you, please login to your account and make the changes you wish.
We do our best to protect your personal information, ICL cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Your contact information is not shared with anyone using the website.
ICL may provide links from our website to others. If you follow these links from our site to theirs, you should be aware that these other sites have their privacy and data collection practices. ICL has no responsibility or liability for these independent policies. For more information regarding a site and its privacy policies, check that site.
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This website takes every precaution to protect our users' information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line.
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Conditions of Use
Any dispute over privacy is subject to our Terms of Service, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and the application of the law of British Columbia, Canada. While ICL will endeavour to email you with changes to either this Privacy Statement or the Terms of Service, you should check our web site frequently for any recent changes.
If you have any questions or comments about the practices of this site, or your dealings with us, you may Contact Us.
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