General Privacy Policy

Thank you for using the Shindig Program App! Shindig Programs Inc. ("Shindig", "our" or "we") respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, process, share and disclose your personal information when using our App and the choices that you can make with regard to your information. By visiting or using the website, or any of its services, features, content, or applications offered from time to time by Shindig in connection therewith and any applicable mobile application (collectively, the "App"), you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy, whether as a registered user or guest ("you" or "your").

This policy applies to information we collect:
  • On or through the App.
  • In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and the App.
  • Through mobile and desktop applications you download from the App, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and the App.
  • When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.
This policy does not apply to information collected by:
  • Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Shindig or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries); or
  • Any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or through the App.

This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of the App after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

1. Information We Collect and How

We collect several types of information from and about users of our App, including information:
  • by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number or any other identifier which is deemed personal information under various laws, rules, and regulations applicable to this policy ("personal information");
  • that is about you but individually does not identify you, such as usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies and other tracking technologies; and
  • about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access the App, and usage details.
1.1 Registration information

When you sign up for our App, you will be asked to provide and we collect certain information, such as your name, email address, postal address, and phone number. For some of our services, we may collect certain demographic data, such as age and gender.

1.2 Billing and payment information

When you transact with the App to make a purchase or give a donation, we may collect payment and financial information, such as your name, email address, physical address, and payment method. All purchases are made and maintained through a third-party vendor.

1.3 Information and content you post

You also may provide information, materials or content to be published or displayed (hereinafter, "posted") on public areas of the App or otherwise through its interactive service, or transmitted to other users of the App or third parties (collectively, "User Contributions"). User Contributions may include usernames, screen names, comments, likes, interests, status, and pictures. We may also collect audio or visual content, such as photos, videos, or recordings you choose to post, or when enabling App access to your camera or microphone while using interactive features of the App. Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages to registered users, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the App with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

1.4 Market or customer service research

When we conduct or sponsor market or customer service research activities, such as surveys and product testing, we may collect information you provide, such as your name, email address, and certain demographic data, such as your age, gender, race, and ethnicity.

1.5 Your messages and feedback

We may collect information you provide when you contact us directly, or provide feedback, comments, or suggestions on our services. We may ask for additional information if you report a problem with the App.

1.6 Information you provide about others

For some of our features, services, or offerings, like when you refer a friend or relative or invite them to donate, attend an event or program, we may collect information you provide about others, such as names and email addresses. Please ensure that you have obtained the necessary consent prior to sharing this information with us. In instances involving a minor, it is imperative that you possess the appropriate legal authority to do so. Failure to have proper authorizations and/or consents may result in legal action.

1.7 Information you provide when you do business with us

We may collect information about you and the services you provide, such your or your employees' business contact information, and any other information you provide.

1.8 Usage Information

We may automatically collect certain information about your use of the App, such as your IP address, device information, operating system, browser type, and usage patterns when using the App. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the App, track users' movements, and gather demographic information for aggregate use.

1.9 Location Information

With your consent, we may collect and process information about your precise location through various technologies, such as GPS, Wi-Fi, or mobile network signals. This information is used to provide location-based services and enhance your experience with the App. If you access the App through a mobile device, we may also be able to identify the location of your mobile device. You may choose not to share your location details with us by adjusting your mobile device's location services settings.

1.10 Cookies and Similar Technologies

We may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to enhance your experience with the App. Cookies are small files that are placed on your device to collect information about your browsing activities. You can set your browser not to accept cookies, however, in some cases, some of our App features may not function as a result.

As is true of most websites, we may use gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, clickstream data. We do not link this automatically collected data to other information we collect about you.

1.11 Third party analytics

Third party analytics service providers may receive data regarding your usage of our App in order to provide analytics services to us. If you elect to opt-out of such data collection (to the extent available) and subsequently use our App through a different device or otherwise change your cookie or privacy settings on your device, you will need to opt-out again.

1.12 Public information

We may receive information about you from publicly available sources, public websites, and social media.

1.13 Third parties

We may also obtain information from third parties and combine that with information we collect through the App. For example, we may have access to certain information from a third party social media service or authentication service if you log into our App through such a service or otherwise provide us with access to information from the service. Any access that we may have to such information from a third party social media service or authentication service is in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by that service. By authorizing us to connect with a third-party service, you authorize us to access and store your name, email address(es), current city, profile picture URL, and other information that the third party service makes available to us, and to use and disclose it in accordance with this policy. You should check your privacy settings on these third-party services to understand and change the information sent to us through these services.

2. How We Use Your Information

As further detailed below, we may use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
  • to present our App and its contents to you;
  • to provide you with information, products, or services that may be of interest to you;
  • to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
  • to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection;
  • to notify you about changes to our App or any products or services we offer or provide through it;
  • to display interest-based ads for features, products, and services that might be of interest to you (we do not use information that personally identifies you to display interest-based ad).
  • to identify usage trends and perform statistical analyses to improve our App, products, services, marketing efforts, and the products and services of our business partners we recommend or offer, in order to provide a better service to you in the future;
  • in any other way we may describe when you provide the information; and
  • for any other purpose with your consent.
2.1 Provision of services

We may use the information we collect to provide, maintain, and improve the App's functionality and services, as well as to personalize your experience. This includes processing transactions, delivering content, and providing customer support.

2.2 Communication

We may use information, including your personal information, to send you updates, newsletters, promotional materials, and other information that may be of interest to you. You can opt-out of receiving these communications at any time by following the instructions provided in the communication.

2.3 Personalization

We may use your information to personalize your experience with the App, such as tailoring content and recommendations based on your preferences and usage patterns. Other activities may include:
  • Creating and managing your account, subscriptions, and registrations.
  • Authenticating your account or verifying your identity.
  • Providing you with the services that you request, customer support, and account updates.
  • Completing any transaction you request.
  • Performing any of our contractual obligations.
2.4 Analytics and research

We may use your information to analyze trends, conduct research, and improve the performance and functionality of the App. This includes aggregating and anonymizing data for statistical purposes.

2.5 Legitimate business purposes

We may use your information to for legitimate business purposes. These may include:
  • Providing and managing our services, and ensuring that our services function correctly.
  • Maintaining and enhancing the safety and security of our services and preventing misuse.
  • Communicating with you and responding to your questions.
  • Personalizing your experience with our services.
  • Managing contests, giveaways, competitions, sweepstakes, offers, or promotions, including verifying your eligibility and selecting winners.
  • Performing social media activities, market research, surveys, and product testing.
  • Running advertising and marketing campaigns for our own or third-party products and services, including by sending promotional messages and newsletters, and creating user segments to target more relevant audiences (which may involve converting your information to hashed identifiers).
  • Managing social media interactions and user-generated content (such as posts or comments you submit on public platforms), enabling interactive features, and personalizing our services.
  • Managing our audience relationships, shows, and events.
  • Conducting security monitoring and access controls to our premises, including CCTV/security cameras.
  • Operating, analyzing, and improving our services (including determining and managing the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing; performing data analytics, research and optimization; learning more about our audiences; and performing accounting, auditing, and other internal functions).
  • Exercising our rights and remedies and defending ourselves against legal claims.
  • Preventing fraud and other illegal activity, claims, and other liabilities.
  • Complying with and enforcing relevant industry standards, our terms, policies, and other rights.
2.6 Legal Compliance

We may use your information, including personal information, to comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal processes, or respond to lawful requests or legal authorities.

3. Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users[ and information that does not identify any individual,]without restriction.

3.1 Service Providers

We may share your personal information with third-party contractors and service providers who perform services on our behalf to assist in operating the App, such as hosting providers, customer support, data analysis, payment processors, and marketing. These service providers are contractually obligated to protect your personal information and only use it for the purposes specified by us.

3.2 Business Transfers

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, including any negotiations and due diligence thereof, your personal information may be transferred as part of that transaction. We will notify you via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information.

3.3 Legal Requirements

We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in response to a valid legal request, such as a subpoena, court order, or government investigation.

3.4 Advertisers

We may share your information with third parties to deliver and measure advertising based on your interests to the extent you have not opted out of such disclosures. These third parties include advertisers, sponsors, ad agencies, advertising networks, identity partners, platforms, and publishers. We may sometimes share segments or custom audience data with third parties for marketing and data enrichment purposes. For more information about your advertising choices, please see "Cookies and other tracking technologies".

3.5 Legal Advisors and Others

We may share your information if we think we have to with our legal and tax advisors, insurers, law enforcement, judicial and other government bodies, and others as necessary to comply with the law, the legal process, to respond to legal claims, or to protect our rights or the property or personal safety of our users, employees, or the public. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction. We may also share your information to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.

3.6 Purpose Provided

We will provide your information to other third parties for the purposes you have provided it, such as when you participate in an interactive service that a third party operates or if you give us an email address to use the "email a friend" feature of our App, we will transmit the contents of that email and your email address to the recipients.

3.7 Consent

We may disclose your personal information to third parties with your consent or at your direction.

4. Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.

These measures include:

4.1 Encryption and Security Measures

We implement technical and organizational security measures reasonably designed to protect your personal information. This includes the use of encryption, secure socket layer (SSL) technology, firewalls, and access controls to safeguard your data.

4.2 Data Access and Restricted Access

Access to personal information is limited to authorized personnel who require it to fulfill their job responsibilities. We maintain strict access controls and regularly review access privileges to ensure data protection.

4.3 Data Storage and Retention

We store and retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. When we no longer need to retain your personal information, we will securely delete or anonymize it.

4.4 Third-Party Security

We carefully select and evaluate our third-party service providers to ensure they maintain adequate security measures to protect your personal information.

4.5 Your Obligations

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our App, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the App or otherwise through its interactive services. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the App.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our App. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the App.

5. Your Choices and Rights

5.1 Opt-Out

You have the right to opt-out of receiving promotional communications from us. You can exercise this right by following the instructions provided in the communication or by contacting us directly. Even though you opt out of receiving marketing or promotional messages, we may still send messages via text or email about not-marketing information about your account, the services you requested or purchases you make.

5.2 Access, Correction, and Deletion

You have the right to access, correct, or delete your personal information. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the information provided at the end of this Privacy Policy. In some instances, we may be unable to delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

If you delete your User Contributions from the App, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other App users. Proper access and use of information provided on the App, including User Contributions, is governed by our Terms of Use.

Residents of certain states, such as California, Nevada, Colorado, Virginia, and Utah may have additional personal information rights and choices.

5.3 Do Not Track

Some web browsers may have a "Do Not Track" feature that allows you to inform websites that you do not want your online activities tracked. We currently do not respond to "Do Not Track" signals.

5.4 California and Other Rights

State consumer privacy laws may provide their residents with additional rights regarding our use of their personal information. California's "Shine the Light" law (Civil Code Section ยง 1798.83) permits users of our App that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to California, Colorado, Connecticut, Virginia, and Utah each provide their state residents with rights to:
  • Confirm whether we process their personal information.
  • Access and delete certain personal information.
  • Data portability.
  • Opt-out of personal data processing for targeted advertising and sales.
California, Colorado, Connecticut, and Virginia also provide their state residents with rights to:
  • Correct inaccuracies in their personal information, taking into account the information's nature processing purpose.
  • Opt-out of profiling in furtherance of decisions that produce legal or similarly significant effects.
Nevada provides its residents with a limited right to opt-out of certain personal information sales. However, please know we do not currently sell data triggering that statute's opt-out requirements.

In California, and other jurisdictions depending on your residency, you may also have the following rights regarding your personal information:

  • The right to confirm whether and how we process your personal information.
  • The right to request access to, and a copy of, the information we hold about you, including details as to how we process your personal information.
  • The right to object to or restrict our processing of your personal information.
  • The right to request the erasure or deletion of your personal information.
  • The right to correct, amend, or update your personal information.
  • The right to request that we transfer (port) your personal information to another company or third party.
  • The right to withdraw your consent to processing your personal information.
To exercise any of these rights please email us at:

6. Children's Privacy

The App is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 without parental or guardian permission. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we may have collected information from a child under 13, please contact us at: For further information on Children's Privacy, please read the Shindig Child Protection Policy at www.shindigprograms/

7. Cookies and Tracking Statement

This statement provides information about the use of cookies and tracking technologies on our App as part of our privacy policy. By using the App, you consent to the use of cookies and tracking technologies as described below. If you do not agree with the practices described in this statement, please adjust your browser settings or refrain from using the App.

7.1 What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device (e.g., computer, smartphone, tablet) when you visit a website or use an App. They are widely used to make websites and apps work more efficiently and to provide a personalized browsing experience. Cookies can store information about your preferences, settings, and activities. To learn more about our practices, please see our Cookie Policy.

7.2. Third-Party Tracking Technologies

In addition to cookies, we may use other tracking technologies, such as web beacons (also known as pixel tags) and embedded scripts. These technologies help us analyze trends, gather demographic information, and track user interactions with the App. We may also use third-party analytics providers and advertising networks that utilize these tracking technologies on our behalf.

7.3. Your Cookie Choices and Opt-Out

- Cookie Consent

By continuing to use the App and accepting our privacy policy, you consent to the use of cookies and tracking technologies as described herein.

- Managing Cookie Preferences

Most web browsers allow you to manage your cookie preferences through their settings. You can typically configure your browser to block or delete cookies, or to receive a notification when a cookie is being sent. Please note that disabling or blocking certain cookies may impact the functionality and performance of the App.

- Opt-Out of Tracking

You can opt-out of certain tracking technologies, such as targeted advertising cookies, by visiting the opt-out pages provided by industry organizations or by adjusting your device settings. Please note that opting out does not mean you will no longer see advertisements. It means that the advertisements you see may be less relevant to your interests.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the revised Privacy Policy. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any updates. Your continued use of the App after the changes have been posted will signify your acceptance of the modified Privacy Policy.

9. Third-Party Links and Websites

The App may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by us. This Privacy Policy applies only to our App. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third-party websites or services. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of those third parties before providing any personal information or using their services.

10. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at:

Shindig Programs Inc.

Please allow a reasonable time for us to respond to your inquiries.
Updated: 9/20/2023