Privacy Policy

Effective Date: February 14, 2024

Last Updated: February 14, 2024

Welcome to The Dream Wedding Giveaway website (https://thedreamweddinggiveaway.com)! Your privacy is a top priority for us, and we are dedicated to responsibly and securely managing any personal information you share with us. 

This Privacy Policy details our practices regarding the collection, use, and protection of information, whether you’re just visiting our site or actively participating in The Dream Wedding Giveaway. 

By using our website, you acknowledge and agree to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

1. Personal Information from Giveaway Participants 

  1. Contact Form: When participants fill out the contact form for The Dream Wedding Giveaway, we collect names, contact details (email, phone number), and a short essay about why they should be chosen.
  2. Video Submission: Participants are instructed to upload a short video upon completing the contact form. This video should explain why they deserve to win the giveaway.

2. Website Usage Data

  1. Automatically Collected Data: We collect data automatically when you use our Service. This includes your device’s Internet Protocol address (IP address), browser type and version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, time spent on those pages, and other diagnostic data.
  2. Mobile Device Data: If you access our Service via a mobile device, we collect certain information automatically, such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device’s unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, and the type of mobile Internet browser you use.

3. Data Collected by Third-Party Services

  1. Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect data about website traffic and user interactions on our site. This service uses cookies to gather information such as the frequency of visits, pages visited, and other user interactions. Users can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. For more information, see Google’s Privacy Policy: Google Privacy & Terms.
  2. Google Ads: Our website uses Google Ads for online advertising, which may use cookies or similar technologies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our site. You can control the ads you see using Google’s Ad Settings, and learn more about how Google uses cookies in advertising in their Privacy Policy: Google Privacy & Terms.
  3. Google Signals: This feature enhances Google Analytics by enabling cross-device tracking and providing additional insights such as user demographics and interests. It collects data from users who are signed into their Google accounts and have turned on Ads Personalization. Users can opt out of Ads Personalization via their Google account settings.
  4. Facebook Pixel: Used for tracking conversions from Facebook ads, optimizing ads based on collected data, building targeted audiences for future ads, and remarketing to people who have previously interacted with our website. See Facebook’s Data Policy for more information: Facebook’s Data Policy
  5. Microsoft OneDrive: Used for collecting and securely storing video submissions from participants as part of the giveaway process.
  6. Constant Contact: We use Constant Contact for email marketing purposes. This service allows us to send newsletters, updates, and promotional materials. You can review their Privacy Policy here: Constant Contact Privacy Policy. You have the option to unsubscribe from our emails at any time using the unsubscribe link provided in every email sent through this service.
  7. Opt-Out Options: Users can opt out of certain data collection practices:

4. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

How We Use Cookies

On the Dream Wedding Giveaway website, we use cookies and similar tracking technologies for various purposes:

  • Analytics Cookies:
      • Google Analytics Cookies (_ga, ga, _gid, _dc_gtm_UA-): These cookies are set by Google Analytics to calculate visitor, session, and campaign data, and track site usage for our site’s analytics report. They store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors. The _ga and ga* cookies have a duration of 1 year and 1 month, while the _gid cookie is kept for 1 day.
  • Functional Cookies:
      • Google Tag Manager (_dc_gtm_UA-*): This cookie is used to load the Google Analytics script tag and has a lifespan of 1 minute.
  • Advertising Cookies:
      • Facebook Pixel (_fbp): This cookie is set by Facebook to display advertisements on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting our website. It is kept for 3 months.
  • Performance Cookies:
    • Amazon Web Services Load Balancer (AWSALB, AWSALBCORS): These cookies are set by Amazon Web Services for load balancing and have a duration of 7 days.

Managing Cookies

You can manage the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some features or areas of our site may be limited.

Web Beacons in Emails

Additionally, we use web beacons, also known as pixel tags or clear GIFs, in our email communications. These tiny, invisible graphics are used to track the actions of users in our emails, such as whether an email has been opened and which links have been clicked. This helps us evaluate the effectiveness of our email campaigns and improve our communications.

5.) How We Use Your Information

  1. Selection Process: We use your contact information and the essay you provide to contact you if you are selected as a potential winner. Additionally, the video submissions are reviewed as part of the selection process to determine the giveaway winners.
  2. Communication: Your contact information is used to send you updates, announcements, and other relevant information about The Dream Wedding Giveaway, keeping you informed about the contest and related activities.
  3. Website Functionality and Improvement: Information like website usage data and cookies helps us understand how our site is being used, identify areas for improvement, and enhance the overall user experience.
  4. Marketing and Communication: We may use your information to send you marketing materials and other information that may be of interest to you, including updates about The Dream Wedding Giveaway and future events.
  5. Customer Support: We use your information to respond to inquiries, provide support, and fulfill requests related to the giveaway.

Please note that we do not sell your personal information to third parties. We only share your information with wedding vendors and other relevant parties as necessary for the execution and administration of The Dream Wedding Giveaway, ensuring the privacy and security of your data in all such instances.

6.) Information Sharing and Disclosure

  1. Sharing with Wedding Vendors: Your personal information will be shared with vendors involved in The Dream Wedding Giveaway, such as event planners, photographers, florists, beauty services, and catering services, but only to the extent necessary for the coordination and execution of the event.
  2. Service Providers: We may share your information with third-party service providers who perform services on our behalf, including website hosting, data analysis, payment processing, order fulfillment, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, email delivery, and auditing.
  3. Legal Requirements and Law Enforcement: If required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process, we may disclose your information. This also applies when we believe disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
  4. Business Transfers: In events like a merger, acquisition, reorganization, bankruptcy, or other similar events, your personal information may be part of the transferred assets.
  5. Consent: With your prior consent, we may share your information with other third parties.

We require third parties to whom we disclose your information to maintain its confidentiality and security and to use it only in compliance with applicable privacy laws.

7. Information Security

We are committed to the protection of your personal information and take the security of your data seriously. To this end, we have implemented suitable technical and organizational measures designed to safeguard your data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Our security measures are regularly reviewed and updated in accordance with the latest industry standards and practices.

8. Retention Period

We retain your personal information only as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, including the administration of The Dream Wedding Giveaway, and as required by applicable law. This includes retaining information for as long as needed to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

9.) Your Rights

You have certain rights regarding your personal information:

  1. Access: You can request access to the personal information we hold about you.
  2. Correction: You have the right to ask us to correct any inaccuracies in your personal information.
  3. Deletion: If you wish, you may request the deletion of your personal information.

For any questions, concerns, or to exercise your rights, please contact us at info@btts.biz.

10. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on our website. We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy periodically for any updates.

By participating in The Dream Wedding Giveaway or using our website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to the current version of this Privacy Policy.

Thank you for entrusting us with your information, and we wish you the best of luck in The Dream Wedding Giveaway!

BTTS Holdings
23 E. College Avenue, Westerville, OH 43081
www.btts.biz
ATTN: The Dream Wedding Giveaway