COLLECTION OF DATA
You are not required to register or give us any personal information in order to visit our website and view content made generally available; however, we may still collect certain non-personally identifiable information about your use of our website. For example, we may collect information concerning the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, your IP address, your connection speed, and/or the website, advertisement or search engine from which you linked to our website.
When you sign up for our email list or enter our contest, we request certain specific information from you. This information is used only for the following purposes, and will not be shared with any outside organizations or third parties without your prior consent.
If you choose to join our private email list and/or enter the contest, you will be asked to give us your name, email address, and other contact information. We will use this information to solely to communicate with you about your submission and to send you the latest news and updates from Ghost City Comics Competition and select offers and information from our sponsors and industry partners.
Once you have joined our email list or submitted a comic to us, we may track and collect additional information about you regarding the specifics of your transactions with us, and we may keep a record of our correspondence with you; however, we will never disclose, share, sell or rent your personal information to any third party without your prior consent.
You may opt-out of the Ghost City Comics Competition email list at any time. To remove your name from our list, simply click on the link provided at the bottom of your email.
PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION
If you provide us with personal information, we will take all reasonable and appropriate steps to protect this information. At times we may use non-identifying and aggregate information about our users in order to improve and enhance the services we provide. We may share this information with suppliers of content, affiliates, advertisers and other entities to illustrate general usage, demographic and preference information, but we will not disclose personal information such as your name or email address.
When you visit our website, click through the hyperlinks provided, or submit your comic to us, we may use an industry-wide technology known as “cookies” which stores certain information on your computer and which allows us to facilitate and customize your experience to match your interests and preferences. Most browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block acceptance of cookies and/or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.
(PLEASE NOTE: if you set your browser to block cookies, you may not be able to use our contest entry or script submission forms.)
Our website contains external hyperlinks to other websites; however, this in no way constitutes our endorsement of the opinions or views expressed by these sites. Furthermore, Ghost City Comics Competition does not assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy or quality of the content contained in these sites, for the quality or delivery of the products or services offered or advertised by these sites, nor for the privacy practices of these sites. Please visit the privacy policies of these third party websites in order to understand their privacy and data collection practices.