Privacy Policy for BBB Dallas’s Student Video Contest Website

BBB Serving Dallas and North Central Texas is a private not-for-profit company that promotes business ethics and marketplace trust. The following is BBB Dallas’s online privacy policy, which governs how visitor information (your information) is gathered and used specifically on this website. Please take a few minutes to read this policy carefully.

This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this website,


Information that BBB Dallas May Collect Online

BBB Dallas may collect certain user information pertaining to your interaction with BBB. Unless you are a participant in BBB Dallas’s Student Video Contest, user information is not intended to be personally identifiable. BBB Dallas’s websites are not designed with the purpose of attracting any person under age 13. BBB Dallas does not knowingly collect or maintain any personal information from children under the age of 13.

Only participants in BBB Dallas’s Student Video Contest will submit personally identifiable information. This personally identifiable information will only be used to maintain contact with participants throughout the duration of the contest, to document past participation, and for future contests should the participant wish to continue participation. BBB Dallas’s Student Video Contest participants must complete the Student Video Contest Parental Consent Form (“consent form”) prior to entering the contest. The consent form must be signed by a parent or legal guardian prior to the participant’s entry in the contest. No personally identifiable information will be collected on the participant prior to BBB Dallas’s receipt of a signed consent form.


Your Access to and Control Over Information

If you are not a Student Video Contest participant BBB Dallas will not intentionally retain personally identifiable information about you. If you are a Student Video Content participant, you may opt out of any future contacts from BBB Dallas at any time. You can do any of the following by contacting us via the email address or phone number given below:

  1. See what data we have about you, if any.
  2. Change/correct any data we have about you.
  3. Have us delete any data we have about you.
  4. Express any concern you have about our use of your data.


How BBB Dallas May Use Your Information

We will use information you affirmatively submit to BBB Dallas for the purpose for which it is submitted, such as upload video submissions for the Student Video Contest, communicate with other participants, publish your comments on content created for the Student Video Contest, allow your full participation in the Student Video Contest via this website, and respond to requests related to Student Video Contest participation. We may use third party contractors to act on our behalf to maintain and update the site.


Intellectual Property

Content submitted in conjunction with the Student Video Contest, once the consent form is signed and submitted to BBB Dallas, will be the intellectual property of BBB Dallas and can be used in further marketing and communications efforts by BBB, or as BBB Dallas otherwise see fit.


Future Communications with Student Video Contest Participants

For Student Video Contest participants, here may be a box where you may indicate you would like to be on a mailing list to receive information about BBB or its affiliated organizations. This will only be presented if you are a participant in the Student Video Contest and have submitted a signed consent form. You can remove your name from a BBB mailing list by utilizing the appropriate unsubscribe feature contained in emails, or by contacting BBB Dallas directly, at any time.


Cookies and Other Persistent Identifiers

BBB or third parties we contract with, may use persistent identifiers such as cookies, embedded scripts, beacons, tags and similar technologies for a number of purposes, such as to provide easier site navigation, access to forms, analytics and advertising. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is not generally linked to any personally identifiable information on our site. You can still use BBB’s websites if you have set your browser to reject cookies, but it may prevent you from viewing or accessing some of the features of our sites.


Uses of Persistent Identifiers for Analysis and Advertising

BBB or third parties may use identifiers to generate certain kinds of site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our sites. This information is used to understand how visitors use our sites and provide better services to you.

BBB may transfer, or allow third parties to collect, analytic information about your visit to this website to help us improve usability and functionality.  Analytic information may include such identifiers as your browser type, IP address, referring site URL, web pages you view and links you click on while navigating within our sites. This information is not intended to be personally identifiable for any individuals that are not Student Video Contest participants, and likewise, have not returned a signed parental consent form.


Links to Other Sites

This website may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that BBB Dallas is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of 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.


Other Ways Your Information May Be Shared

BBB may also share your information under the following circumstances:

  • We respond to requests from governmental agencies or where required by law (such as by subpoena, investigative demand, court order or regulation).
  • We may share information with appropriate persons or governmental authorities, where your communication suggests possible harm to others.


International Transfers

If you are visiting our site from outside the United States, be aware that your information will be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located within the United States.  The collection, use, retention and any other processing of your information will be governed by United States law.


Updates to this Privacy Statement

If BBB Dallas changes this policy in the future, we will post the changes here and indicate the date of the changes at the top of the policy.


Problems or Complaints with BBB Privacy Policy

If you have a complaint about BBB Dallas’s compliance with this privacy statement, you may contact us at or via telephone at 214-220-2000.


Additional Disclosure to Texas Residents

At this time we do not respond to “do not track” signals issued by web browsers.