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Our Commitment to Privacy
What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit our site you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you actively choose to disclose ("Active Information") and use information collected, in a way not visible to you, on an aggregate anonymous basis as you and others browse our site ("Passive Information").
No Use of Our Site by Persons Under 13
No person under the age of 13 should disclose information on this site. You may learn more about protecting childrenís privacy online by visiting http://www.ftc.gov/kidzprivacy.
Active Information You Choose to Provide
In order to gain use of the site (become a "user"), we require you to disclose your team's name and email address. The following information may be collected for use by specific events that participate in the Builders Database:
Passive Information Collected
Our site utilizes a standard technology called "cookies" to collect information about how our site is used. Passive Information gathered may include the date and time of visits, the site pages viewed, time spent at our site, the sites visited just before and just after our site. Passive Information is collected on an aggregate basis without any association to your personal information so that you remain anonymous. If you do not wish to transmit "cookie" information about yourself, you may turn off the cookie function in your web browser; please consult the "Help" section of your browser to correctly do so.
What is a Cookie?
Cookies are a feature of web browser (Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, etc.) software that allows web servers to recognize the computer used to access a site. They are small pieces of data that are stored by a userís web browser on one site to simplify subsequent interactions with that site by the same user or to use the information to streamline the userís transaction on related web pages. This makes it easier for a user to move from site to site and to complete transactions over the Internet. Cookies should make your online experience easier and more personalized.
How Do We Use the Information Collected?
Broadly speaking, persons we employ directly, or events who use the system at our direction, use Active Information for purposes of administering our business activities and providing the site's essential services such as event registration and competitor support.
The Builders Database website has features which make available your team name, builders first and last names, robot details, city, state, and events attended.
Should you wish to NOT have your team, builders, or robots included in these features, you may opt out by unchecking the appropriate boxes on your Team Information page, your Team Robots, or your Team Builders
We reserve the right to revise this policy at our discretion. Upon any change, a notice will be posted in the news section the website and a notification email will be sent out to users 30 days prior to the change. Please check back on this site as this policy may be revised from time to time.
8/14/1980 - 6/19/2005