Data You Provide to Us
When you visit our site, we provide you with ways to contact us or submit your information. If you submit an application for one of our scholarships, nominate someone for recognition, buy a ticket to our awards dinner, or sign up to donate or become a sponsor, we will collect the relevant information. When you sign up for our mailing list, we will collect your email address. If you provide us with feedback or otherwise contact us through the site or via email, we will collect your name and email address, as well as any other content you include.
Data We Collect Using Technology
Use of Your Data
We may use your information in the following ways: to operate, maintain, and improve our site; to process sponsorships, donations, dinner ticket purchases, and scholarship applications; to send you administrative emails; to send you email about our process or events; to respond to your comments or inquiries; and to protect against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity.
We will not automatically enroll you in any promotional or email campaigns. Should you elect to sign up for one of our mailing lists by submitting your email address in our mailing list subscription form, you may “opt-out” by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in emails you receive from us.
Disclosure of Your Data
We may share your personal information with our third-party service providers (for example, the company that hosts our site) in order to process your application, nomination, sponsorship, or dinner ticket purchase. We do not disclose personal information to further promote The Sequoia Awards, or to third parties for their marketing purposes. However, we may disclose information about you if we believe such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with laws or to respond to lawful requests and legal process; (b) protect or defend the rights or safety of users of the services, or any person; or (c) in an emergency to protect the personal safety of any person.
Third Party Websites
Security of Your Personal Information
We take reasonable steps to help protect your personal information in an effort to prevent unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Despite these measures, we cannot fully eliminate security risks associated with personal information. No means or method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
The Sequoia Awards
P.O. Box 2355
Redwood City, CA 94064