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The Cann Awards Privacy Policy

The Cann Awards Contest (the “Contest”) is provided by Promethean Inc. and its affiliated companies (“Promethean”, or “Sponsor”, or “we”, or “us”, or “our”). We are a Delaware corporation with our U.S. headquarters located at 1165 Sanctuary Parkway Suite 400, Alpharetta, Georgia 30009.

If you do not agree with this Policy, you should not enter the Contest.

What is the Purpose of this Privacy Policy?

This policy explains how Sponsor collects and uses any personal information that we collect from you, or that you provide to us upon entering the Contest.

“Personal Information” as used in this Privacy Policy means personally identifiable information which includes information that would make a your identity easily traceable including your name, email address, phone number, your address, or personal identifier such as your social security number or date of birth.

What Personal Information is collected in this Contest?

Sponsor will collect information about the Teacher nominated (“Teacher”) or the Teacher’s next-of-kin identified by the Nominator and the Nominator themselves including name, address, phone number, and email address. The following additional information will be collected about the Teacher: name and location of the school where the Teacher taught; the length of service at the school; number of years teaching the Nominator; subjects taught; Teacher’s current profession; background of how Teacher entered the teaching profession as well as Teacher’s relevant degrees or certifications; Teacher’s view of the Nominator.  The following additional information will be collected about the Nominator: current profession/career information; educational background; grade and age of Nominator when taught by the Teacher; story of how the Teacher influenced the Nominator’s life; and Nominator’s view of the Teacher.

What does Sponsor use my Personal Information for?

The Personal Information you provide will be used to administer the contest.  Judges will review all information submitted to choose a winner.   Sponsor will not share, sell, rent or trade any Personal Information with third parties other than as disclosed in the Official Rules or within this privacy policy or if you give us consent to do so.  By participating in the Contest, Winners consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use, publishing, editing and adaptation of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media or materials (printed materials, posters, commercials, press, online materials as for instance all SPONSOR-related websites, community and social networks pages, press, TV, radio, POS, etc.), worldwide, without further payment or consideration. For French winners, this right is limited to 10 years from the date when he/she would have been confirmed as a winner.

Once the Contest is over, Sponsor may use your contact information to contact you about Sponsor’s products, services or events which Sponsor believes may be of interest to you. Sponsor will not share your entry submission or the information contained in your entry submission without your express permission.

We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on us; enforce or apply our Contest rules and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Sponsor, our employees, our Users, or others.

Is Information About Me Secure?

Sponsor takes precautions to maintain the security and integrity of Personal Information You submit for this Contest, including storage of your Personal Information on a secure server behind a firewall.

Sponsor uses industry standard SSL (secure socket layer technology) encryption to transfer sensitive, Personal Information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, Sponsor cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information managed by the site, whether transmitted to Sponsor by you, the school, or the Teacher. Once we receive your information, we will use procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.

By agreeing to Sponsor’s privacy policy and Terms of Service, you agree to use the Service at your own risk, and agree that Sponsor shall not be liable if a security breach occurs, if the Contest site malfunctions, or if information is misused or mismanaged in any way to your detriment.

You may help protect against unauthorized access to your account and Personal by selecting and protecting your password appropriately and limiting access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.

This Privacy Policy only governs information collected by Sponsor via the Contest.

What if I am from a Country other than the United States of America?

When you submit an entry into the Contest, you are consenting to have your data transferred to and processed in the United States. Given this limitation, if your entry into the contest or disclosure of certain information to Sponsor would violate any law that is applicable to you, you should not enter the Contest. 

What if I have a Question About this Privacy Policy?

If you have a question or a concern about the information set forth in this Privacy Policy please contact Suzy Swindle (Sr. Manager of Global Public Relations at Promethean) at suzy.swindle@prometheanworld.com.