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CopBlue Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to https://copblue.com and CopBlue and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to “CopBlue” include https://copblue.com and CopBlue. The CopBlue website is an editorial content and law enforcement information site. By using the CopBlue website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

 

Collection of your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, CopBlue may collect personally identifiable information (when voluntarily provided by visitors), such as your:

  •  First and Last Name
  • E-mail Address

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through CopBlue’s public message boards or comments, this information may be collected and used by others.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

 

Use of your Personal Information

CopBlue collects and uses your personal information solely to operate its website and deliver the services you have requested.

CopBlue may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from CopBlue and its affiliates.

 

Sharing Information with Third Parties

CopBlue does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

CopBlue may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries.

CopBlue may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on CopBlue or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of CopBlue; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of CopBlue, or the public.

 

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by CopBlue. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the CopBlue website.

 

Use of Cookies

The CopBlue website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize CopBlue pages, or register with CopBlue site or services, a cookie helps CopBlue to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same CopBlue website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the CopBlue features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the CopBlue services or websites you visit.

 

Links

This website contains links to other sites, that may include the use of third party or affiliate tracking technology. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

 

Security of your Personal Information

CopBlue secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. CopBlue uses the following methods for this purpose:

–      SSL Protocol

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

 

Children Under Thirteen

CopBlue does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

 

E-mail Communications

If you subscribe and/or voluntarily provide an email address, CopBlue may occasionally contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from CopBlue, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE link at the bottom of every email.

 

External Data Storage Sites

We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted. (SiteGround)

 

Changes to this Statement

CopBlue reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of CopBlue and/or Services available through CopBlue after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

 

Contact Information

CopBlue welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that CopBlue has not adhered to this Statement, please contact CopBlue at:

CopBlue

5291 Plantation Home Way

Port Orange, Florida 32128

 

Email Address:

editor@copblue.com

Telephone number:

(386) 763-3000

 

Effective as of January 14, 2019


 

OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

ELIGIBILITY: The Contest (the “Contest/Giveaway”) is open to anyone who Resides in the US or Canada; is at least 18 years of age; has internet access; and has an email account. Employees of CopBlue are not eligible to enter or win, nor are members of their immediate family (spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, ward, daughter or son), or persons living in the same household of such employees. Void where prohibited by law. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the CopBlue, which are binding and final on all matters related to this Contest. The Contest is governed by Florida law and applicable U.S. federal law, without regard to any conflicts of laws principles. The Contest is also governed by the privacy policies of CopBlue found at https://copblue.com/about/mission-statement/

HOW TO ENTER: Contest entries can be submitted starting on Sunday when notification of the contest is posted via CopBlue Facebook page and ending on the following. To enter, go to https://copblue.com/win/, and enter your email address to subscribe to CopBlue. All online entries must be received during the Contest Period as determined by Administrator. Mass entries or reproductions, or late, lost, stolen, illegible, misdirected, damaged, inaccurate, incomplete entries are void. Any attempt at entry except as stated above is void. All entries become the property of the CopBlue and will not be acknowledged or returned.

By entering the Contest, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements. CopBlue reserves the right to verify eligibility of all entrants. Entries submitted by entrants who do not meet the eligibility requirements (including all requirements with respect to age and/or delivery status) are void. CopBlue, Administrator and their agents are not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries, for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, for lost or unavailable network connections, or for failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions or any human error which may occur in the receipt or processing of the entries. Proof of entering information at the Contest Site does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt. CopBlue reserves the right to modify the scheduling of the Contest without prior notification. Use of computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic, automatic and other similar means to enter the Contest is prohibited and may result in the disqualification of entries and/or the entrant. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the e-mail account is registered on the date the entry is submitted. All entries become the sole property of the CopBlue and will not be acknowledged or returned.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Winners (each, a “Potential Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing by Administrator or its designee, the judge of the Contest, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Contest. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period. Winner drawing will happen the following day of the contest period. The Potential Winners will be notified by email using the email address provided in the Contest entry (“Prize Notification”) and must respond by email within seven (7) calendar days of the date of the Prize Notification (the “Deadline”), with Potential Winner’s full name and a mailing address (“Mailing Information”), where Administrator can send a declaration and/or affidavit of eligibility and release of claims (collectively, the “Contest Documents”) and his/her prize (if warranted). The mailing address must be a street address and must be located in the United States or Canada. If any Potential Winner does not respond to the Prize Notification by the Deadline, such Potential Winner will be disqualified and the prize will be used in another contest. Once Administrator receives Potential Winner’s Mailing Information, prize will be mailed with signature confirmation and the obligation to deliver prize of Sponsor and Administrator will be deemed complete. CopBlue and Administrator are not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of a Potential Winner to receive their Prize Notification. Return of any Prize, the inability of Administrator to contact a Potential Winner, the failure of a Potential Winner to contact Administrator in a timely manner, The inability, for any reason, to send a prize to the address submitted by winner, the inability of a Potential Winner to accept or receive the prize for any reason, and/or the non-acceptance by a Potential Winner of any prize for any reason will result in disqualification of such Potential Winner. A Potential Winner who receives a prize is known as a “Winner”.

ODDS OF WINNING: The odds of winning the prize depend upon the number of eligible entries received

PRIZE:The winner will receive the Official CopBlue Challenge coin pictured and described on Facebook for the current contest/giveaway and/or also posted on the website for the drawing. No other prize substitutions allowed. Prize is non-transferable.

Total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the prize is $10.00US.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: All prize values may be stated in United States dollars. If a stated prize is unavailable, CopBlue and Administrator have the right to substitute one or more items of equal or greater value, in their sole and absolute discretion. No prize is exchangeable, transferable, or redeemable for cash. Winner is not entitled to any surplus between the actual retail value of his/her prize and it’s stated ARV.

The Prizes are provided “AS IS.” CopBlue and Administrator do not make, and expressly disclaim, any warranty, whether express, implied, or statutory (including without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). Acceptance, participation in and/or use of the prizes are at the Winners’ sole risk and CopBlue and Administrator are not responsible for any damages whatsoever, including special, indirect, or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with the use and/or misuse of any of the prizes. CopBlue and Administrator reserve the right to verify eligibility of all Winners. Prizes will be awarded by U.S. Mail and/or other shipping method, in CopBlue’s sole discretion, using the information provided in the Contest entry and notification response. Delivery of any prize to any location outside of the United States is not guaranteed and no replacement will be made if price is not delivered, does not pass customs, or is stolen in transit. If any Winner is unable to participate in or accept a prize or any portion of a prize for any reason, CopBlue and Administrator shall have no further obligation to such Winner. Any and all activities related to each prize are at the Winner’s own risk and subject to whatever restrictions are imposed by the entities that govern such activities.

WINNING: One winner will be selected by random from all eligible entries Winner need not be present to win. Official notice to winner will be sent by email and posted to CopBlue Facebook page. The coin must be claimed within thirty (30) days of notification. If the prize is not claimed, it will be offered in a subsequent contest. All taxes are sole responsibility of the winner. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. To receive the prize, winners must send a verifiable address to Jim Donahue, Editor;   CopBlue; 5291 Plantation Home Way; Port Orange, FL 32128; 386.763.3000 phone 386.763.3060 fax jim@copblue.com

TAXES AND COSTS RELATED TO THE PRIZES: Winners will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable federal, state, provincial, local, or other statutes, regulations, and other laws and for bearing any personal income, VAT, withholding taxes, customs duties, or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to any prize.

REPRESENTATIONS: By entering the Contest, each entrant represents and warrants that: (a) the entrant meets all eligibility requirements of the Contest; (b) in entering and participating in the Contest, the entrant has complied with and will comply in all respects with these Official Rules and all applicable statutes, regulations and other laws; and (c) the information provided in the entrant’s entry, including without limitation all contact information, is true, accurate and complete in all respects.

RELEASE; LIMITATION ON LIABILITY: By participating in this Contest and/or by accepting a prize, participants agree to release and hold harmless CopBlue and Administrator and their respective parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries, together with their respective employees, directors, officers, attorneys and agents, including, without limitation, judging or administration of the Contest (collectively, the “Released Parties”), from any and all claims, demands, damages, losses, liabilities, costs or expenses caused by, arising out of, in connection with, or related to the Contest, their participation in the Contest and/or their participation in any prize-related activities (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s), and/or the awarding, receipt and/or use or misuse of any prize or any item purchased with any prize, or participation in any prize-related activities). WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, THE RELEASED PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, HOWSOEVER CAUSED, AND WHETHER ARISING IN STATUTE, TORT, CONTRACT OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY.

PERSONAL INFORMATION AND GRANT OF RIGHTS: By participating in the Contest and/or by accepting a prize, participants agree to be contacted by CopBlue and/or Administrator via e-mail in connection with the Contest. By accepting a prize, each Winner consents to the use of his/her name and email address to subscribe to CopBlue a Free Law Enforcement Publication without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.

CHANGES AND EARLY TERMINATION: If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, human error or any other causes beyond the control of CopBlue and/or Administrator that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest, CopBlue reserves the right to disqualify any individual they reasonably believe has tampered with the entry process, operation of the Contest or Contest Site, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest without notice and to select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to the cancellation or termination. CopBlue assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, problems or technical malfunctions of any computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by CopBlue or Administrator on account of human error, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of website, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to any entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in the Contest.

TAMPERING: CopBlue reserves the right to disqualify any entrant, in their sole discretion, if they determine such entrant is undermining or attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest in any way, including by cheating, hacking, deception, tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest, violating these Official Rules, engaging in unfair practices, or abusing, threatening or harassing any other entrant or any representatives of CopBlue and/or Administrator. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY ALTER OR DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, COPBLUE AND ADMINISTRATOR RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

DISPUTES: Each entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court Longwood Florida; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, and consequential damages, and any other damages, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants, the CopBlue and the Administrator in connection with this Contest shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Florida or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than those of the State of Florida.

MISCELLANEOUS: If any part of these Official Rules is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or otherwise unenforceable, such part will be modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it enforceable while preserving to the maximum extent possible the original intent of CopBlue, and the remaining parts of these Official Rules will remain in full force and effect. Nothing contained herein or in any of the Contest-related materials should be construed as an endorsement by CopBlue of any third party, product, or service. For a list of Winners or a copy of the Official Rules, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: COIN Week Winner’s List/Official Rules, 5291 Plantation Home Way, Port Orange, FL 32128. Winners’ Lists will be sent once all Winners have been verified and prizes have been awarded.

GENERAL RULES: CopBlue reserves the right at their sole discretion to modify, terminate or suspend all or portion of this Contest should non-authorized human interference, fraud, printing errors, Internet viruses, hackers or other causes beyond the control of the sponsor corrupt or impair administration, security, fairness or proper operation of this Contest. CopBlue assumes no responsibility for lost, late or illegible entries. CopBlue is not liable for injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from acceptance or use of prize(s) or participation in this Contest. Information provided for this Contest is subject to CopBlue’s Privacy Policy located at https://copblue.com/about/mission-statement/