Tracking and sharing of information about the domains from which visitors to the Create the Future design contest arrive will be limited to the primary sponsors of the contest. This information will be used solely to observe trends and compile statistical information.
The web server for the Create the Future design contest collects IP addresses to obtain certain aggregate information concerning the use of the site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're surfing the web. The primary contest sponsors do not link IP addresses to any personally identifiable information. Therefore you can remain anonymous when you visit this website. The web servers also collect information such as number of visits, average time spent on the site, and pages viewed, but this information is not traceable back to an individual user. The primary contest sponsors may use this information to analyze how people use the site and generate ideas on how the site might be improved.
Some of the web pages on the Create the Future design contest may utilize “cookies” so that the primary contest sponsors can better serve you with tailored information when you return to the site. Cookies are identifiers that a web site can send to your browser to keep on your computer to facilitate your next visit to our site. Cookies are use to track page views and popular vote for entries, and therefore, you should understand that certain areas of the contest site may not function properly if you set your browser to not accept cookies or if you reject a cookie. The primary sponsors of the contest endeavor to protect user anonymity and the right to privacy for contest participants and site visitors and will use reasonable precautions to protect against unauthorized use of this information. The primary sponsors of the contest may contact contest participants to provide updates on the contest, obtain entry clarifications, and notify winners.
The primary sponsors of the contest will supply links to outside resources in an effort to help contest visitors and participants gather useful and relevant information. The primary contest sponsors are not responsible for the content provided on these sites or their privacy policies. Some links are provided as a free service to contest visitors and participants, with other links are provided in exchange for sponsorship fees or in trade for prizes supplied to contest winners.