Your privacy is very important to us. At the VIDDY Awards we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
  • We don’t share your personal information except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site. Any credit card transactions are handled through a third-party service and are encrypted. The VIDDY Awards does not store any credit card information on our servers or systems.

It is The VIDDY Awards’ policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, The VIDDY Awards collects non-personally identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The VIDDY Awards’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The VIDDY Awards’ visitors use our website.

The VIDDY Awards also collects potentially personally identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our sites. The VIDDY Awards only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally Identifying Information

Certain visitors to The VIDDY Awards’ website choose to interact with The VIDDY Awards in ways that require The VIDDY Awards to gather personally identifying information. The amount and type of information that The VIDDY Awards gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask entrants who enter our competitions to provide a username and password. Those who wish to receive The VIDDY Awards updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, The VIDDY Awards collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The VIDDY Awards. The VIDDY Awards does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

The VIDDY Awards may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, The VIDDY Awards may monitor the most popular pages on our website or use spam screeners to help identify spam. The VIDDY Awards may display this information publicly or provide it to others such as vendors or consultants. However, The VIDDY Awards does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally Identifying Information

The VIDDY Awards discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on The VIDDY Awards’ behalf or to provide services available at The VIDDY Awards website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using The VIDDY Awards’ website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The VIDDY Awards will not rent or sell potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, The VIDDY Awards discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when The VIDDY Awards believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The VIDDY Awards, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of The VIDDY Awards website and have supplied your email address, The VIDDY Awards may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new competitions, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with our competitions. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The VIDDY Awards takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The VIDDY Awards uses cookies to help The VIDDY Awards identify and track visitors, their usage of The VIDDY Awards website, and their website access preferences. The VIDDY Awards visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using The VIDDY Awards’ website, with the drawback that certain features of The VIDDY Awards’ website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If the VIDDY Awards, or substantially all its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that The VIDDY Awards goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of The VIDDY Awards may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.


Ads appearing on or referencing our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by The VIDDY Awards and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Sharing Your Marketing + Design Entry Information

We may showcase outstanding Marketing + Design entries, but this is done only if the entrant grants us permission during the online entry process. The VIDDY Awards recognizes that many entrants are may not want their work displayed. Only those entries that grant permission will be considered for inclusion on our various public platforms. Otherwise, only judges will see the full files of each of your entries.

Changes to Privacy Policy

Although most changes are likely to be minor, The VIDDY Awards may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, and in The VIDDY Awards’ sole discretion. Use of information we collect now is subject to the privacy policy in effect at the time such information is used. The VIDDY Awards encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact, call 214-377-3528 or send mail to:

The VIDDY Awards
Attn: Privacy Policy
127 Pittsburg St.
Dallas, TX 75207