Privacy Policy of HiddenGenius, LLC

This Privacy Policy describes our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, and disclosing the personal information of the users of our website (“HiddenGenius”).

Please read this policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. By using or submitting information to our website, you are acknowledging and agreeing to this policy. If you do not agree with this policy, your choice is to not use or submit information to our website. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy below). Your continued use of this site after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.


Information We Collect

We may collect several types of information from and about you both directly from you when you provide it to us, and automatically as you navigate through and interact with our site. This may include personal information, which refers to any information that can identify you. Depending on your use of the site, the information we collect may include:

  • Information that you provide on our site (such as your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, login and password details).
  • Materials and information that you upload and submit to the site (such as photographs, videos, and comments/posts).
  • Records and copies of your correspondence when you contact us.
  • Details of transactions you carry out through our website.
  • Information collected automatically as you navigate through our site, such as usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, flash cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.

Use of Information

We may use the information that we collect from you to:

  • Operate, deliver and improve the HiddenGenius site and services.
  • Set up and maintain your user account.
  • Provide you with information, services, and notifications that you request.
  • Allow you to participate in the interactive features on our site.
  • Fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
  • Customize your experience on the HiddenGenius site.
  • Communicate with you about your transactions, updates, and other administrative issues in compliance with communications preferences.
  • Measure or understand the effectiveness of content.
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
  • Resolve disputes, address complaints, and troubleshoot technical problems.
  • Protect our rights or property, or rights or property of others.
  • Analyze site and user behavior and prepare aggregated reports.
  • Link or combine your personal information with other information we get about your use of our site and from third parties to help understand you and your needs, and provide you with recommendations, better service, and customized marketing; and protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity.
  • Comply with applicable laws and regulations.

Sharing of Information

Information you share

Our site allows you to connect and share your actions, comments, and content (including photographs and videos) with the HiddenGenius community. The information that you provide to be published or displayed on your member profile, or on public areas of our website (such as when you spark, sponsor, or participate in shaping, a competition) will be posted on a public forum and is public information provided by you at your own risk. Please be mindful of your own privacy needs as you choose what to share and make public. We cannot control the privacy or security of information you choose to make public or share with other users.

Information we share

We may share aggregated and de-identified data (information that does not identify any individual) with others without restriction.

We may share personal information as follows:

  • When we negotiate or enter in a business transaction involving sale or transfer of all or a part of our business or assets. These deals can include any merger, financing, acquisition, or bankruptcy transaction or proceeding.
  • To comply with laws and/or respond to lawful requests and legal process.
  • To protect the rights and property of HiddenGenius, our agents, customers, and others. This includes enforcing our agreements, policies, and terms of use.
  • In an emergency. This includes protecting the safety of our employees and agents, our community of users, or any person.
  • We may share information with third parties who provide services to us.
  • We may share aggregated data on the overall performance of the HiddenGenius community, including the number of competitions, successful competitions, total Sponsorship, etc. with others.

Information Choices and Changes

Accessing and updating your personal information.

You can view or edit your personal information by accessing your Account Settings on your profile.

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 Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings on Adobe’s website. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

Email preferences.

You can choose how you receive certain notifications from us by accessing your Account Settings on your profile.


Children Under the Age of 13

In accordance with our Terms of Use, you must be 13 years or older to register as a user and otherwise use our website. Our website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on our site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not register on our site or use or provide any information on our site or on or through any of its features, or use any of the interactive or public comment features of the site, 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 that we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at support@hiddengenius.com.


Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. You are responsible for periodically visiting our site and this privacy policy to check for any changes.


Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at: support@hiddengenius.com

This Privacy Policy was last updated on June 17th, 2015.