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Privacy Policy

Effective Date: January 1st, 2019

Privacy Notice
Effective Date: January 1st, 2019

We Respect Your Privacy
The Hopper Prize (“we”,”us”,”hopperprize.org”) respects your right to privacy and is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our customers and website visitors.

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, “personal information” is defined as information or data that The Hopper Prize has in its records which allows you as an individual to be identified directly or indirectly.

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for The Hopper Prize and our website; hopperprize.org. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website, except where stated otherwise.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g., to review your submissions.
Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the contact form provided on our website:
• See what data we have about you, if any.
• Change/correct any data we have about you.
• Have us delete any data we have about you.
• Express any concern you have about our use of your data

Competitions
Twice a year our site requests information via competitions. Participation in these competitions is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes.

Submissions
In order to participate in a competition, a user must first complete the submission form. During submission a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about the competitions on our site in which you have expressed interest.

Sharing
If you choose to enter a competition at https://hopperprize.org, we may share the aggregated information you provide to us with our partners. This includes the information contained in your submission to us.

We partner with third parties (e.g. leading art industry professionals and institutional curators) to review the information you submit to us for the purpose of selecting grant winners, finalists, and Instagram features.

When you fill out and submit the application form, we will share that information with our partners to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.

When you win a prize or are selected for a shortlist, we will publish your submission to hopperprize.org to make your work, artist statement, biography, personal website address, and social media handles available to our audience.

Security
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

If you choose to enter a competition and pay a submission fee online at hopperprize.org using a Credit or Debit Card, your card details are encrypted and securely store by Stripe.

Your card details are not stored by us and cannot be accessed or used by our staff.

Cookies
The Hopper Prize may use Cookies on hopperprize.org. Cookies are very small files which a website uses to identify you when you come back to the site and to store details about your use of the site. Cookies are not malicious programs that access or damage your computer. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can choose to reject cookies by changing your browser settings. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of The Hopper Prize website.

The Hopper Prize website may use Cookies to analyze website traffic and help provide a better website/visitor experience. In addition, Cookies may be used to display relevant ads to website visitors through third party services such as Google Adwords. These ads may appear on The Hopper Prize website or third party websites you visit. For information on how you can exercise your options regarding these advertisements, please see the below links:

Google: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en

Do Not Track “DNT” Signals

There are different ways you can prevent tracking of your online activity. One of them is setting a preference in your browser that alerts websites you visit that you do not want them to collect certain information about you. This is referred to as a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) signal.

We exclude users from our internal analytics processing in response to DNT signals.

Third-Party use of cookies and other tracking technologies.

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

Links
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Notification of Changes
The Hopper Prize reserves the right to review, alter, update and/or remove portions of this Privacy Policy in the future. We may modify this Privacy Policy at any time, in our sole discretion and all modifications will be effective immediately upon our posting of the modifications on our website or notice board. Please check back from time to time to review our Privacy Policy. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective as of the last updated date provided above. By using our Website and/or the Services, you accept the version of this Privacy Policy in place at that time.

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