Privacy Policy

This privacy policy governs the manner in which HackTheAlps collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users of the website https://www.hackthealps.it.

Personal identification information

We collect personal identification information from users in a variety of ways, including (but not limited to) when users visit our website, fill out a form (for example subscribe to newsletter, register for hackathon), respond to a survey, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our website. Users are asked for name and email address when they fill out a form. Users may, however, visit our website anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our website using Google Analytics. Non-personal identification information include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about users means of connection to our website, such as the operating system other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our website may use “cookies” to enhance user experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the website may not function properly.

How we use collected information

HackTheAlps may collect and use users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To run and operate our website
    We may need your information display content on the website correctly.
  • To improve customer service
    Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other website feature
    To send users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
  • To send periodic emails
    We use the email address to send updates about HackTheAlps. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username and data stored on our website.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

Electronic newsletters

If user decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include news for the hackathon, supporting sponsors, challenges, and other updates related to HackTheAlps. If at any time the user would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or user may contact us via our website.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our website that link to the websites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these websites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our website. In addition, these websites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These websites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our website, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

HackTheAlps has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our webite and send you an email. We encourage users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this website, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our website. Your continued use of the website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes. This privacy policy was built using the privacy policy generator https://privacypolicies.com/. Some minor changes where made to the generated version such that you are informed as best as possible.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, please contact us.

This document was last updated on May 28, 2018