Sapiens Plurum Privacy Policy

Last Updated August 21, 2015

By using the Sapiens Plurum website or entering the Ocean Trash Write-away Short Fiction Contest, you agree to the terms and conditions in this privacy policy.

  • Changes to This Policy

Sapiens Plurum may change this Privacy Policy at any time. If Sapiens Plurum makes any material change, it will post it on this page thirty days before it takes effect and will notify registered users by email.

  • Information Sapiens Plurum Collects

Sapiens Plurum collects personally identifying and non-personally identifying information. This includes information you provide during registration, contest entries, use of the site, and by other means. Registration information may include, but may not be limited to, your email address, postal address, zip code, phone number, age, sex, school and, for minors, name, address and phone number of parent or guardian. Winners will need to supply tax ID information.

Sapiens Plurum may collect information about your computer, mobile phone, or other mobile device. This information includes but may not be limited to your IP address, location information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language and other transactional information.

Sapiens Plurum may use cookies, Web beacons, HTML5 local storage and other technologies for various purposes including managing your use of the site, providing personalized services, and improving the function of the site. Sapiens Plurum logs information about your use of the website. This may include recording the history of the pages you view.

Sapiens Plurum may transfer the information it collects to third parties, and it may hire third parties to analyze and report on website usage.

Sapiens Plurum does not respond to browser “do not track’ signals.

  • Information Collected by Third Parties

Third parties may place their own cookies on the site or use Sapiens Plurum cookies, Web beacons, or other technology to collect information.

  • What Sapiens Plurum Does with the Information It Collects

Sapiens Plurum uses the information it collects to provide you with the functions of the website and to enable us to identify Contest entries. It also may use the information for statistical, demographic and marketing analyses, and advertising and research.

Sapiens Plurum may disclose information about you if it is required to do so by law or has a good faith belief that such disclosure is legally required. It may also disclose your information to protect and defend its rights and property including the misuse or unauthorized use of the website. It may also disclose your information in order to protect the personal safety or property of users or the public.

  • California Privacy Rights

California’s “Shine The Light” law gives California residents the right to opt out of the disclosure of personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes. To opt out, you must email a request in writing to