Privacy Policy

Keeping your personal information secure and ensuring your understanding of how we use that information is important to us at JFH Innovative LLC (“JFH”). Our goal is to help you understand how the personal information you choose to share with us through (the “Site”) is used and maintained.

You can visit this Site to learn about business plan competitions, view and compare the features of the various competitions, and purchase products and services to assist you in organizing, promoting, or competing in business plan competitions, or in operating your own business, all without giving us any personal information about yourself.

Some of the features on our Site require registration before you can use them. If you register to receive our e-newsletter, you choose to provide us with certain personal information such as your name and e-mail address. If you register as a competition entrant to receive additional prizes from our sponsors, you choose to provide us with certain personal information such as business name, e-mail address, and names of team members. By providing such personally identifiable information, you consent to SFC’s Privacy Policy, including the uses of the information described in this Policy.

We never sell your personal information to third parties, except that if you register to receive additional prizes from our sponsors, any personal information you give to us is provided to our Premium Sponsors only. Our Premium Sponsors are those third parties who receive certain marketing services from JFH and pay us a fee. For a current list of Premium Sponsors click here.

Listed below are some of the ways in which your information may be used by JFH (not by third parties):

  • To improve the Site’s, and its sponsors’ and affiliates’, products and services;
  • To notify visitors about updates, products, services and/or special offers from the Site or its affiliates, as well as selected vendors or suppliers;
  • To ask your participation in brief surveys;
  • To generate aggregate statistical studies and conduct and report research related to business plan competitions;
  • To complete any purchases or other transactions you may do at the Site (which will include providing your information to the relevant vendor or supplier so that they can complete your purchase or transaction);
  • To share with contractors who assist JFH with programming and technical aspects of hosting and Web site operation. All contractors subscribe to JFH’s confidentiality and privacy conditions.

A cookie is a small text file placed on a user’s computer hard drive when a user visits a Website. The cookie gives the user a unique, random ID and this ID enables the Site to readily recognize each visitor on a subsequent visit to the Site. For example, a cookie may indicate the preferences selected by a visitor on a prior visit and facilitate more efficient browsing. The Site may use cookies in this fashion, but our users always have the option of not accepting them. Visitors are free to change their web browsers to prevent the acceptance of cookies. The Site’s cookies do not contain personally identifiable information collected by the Site.

Except as described above, or as otherwise provided or permitted by law, your information collected by JFH will not be sold, rented, loaned or otherwise used.

The Site provides, for the convenience of our users, the opportunity to link to Web sites or organizations not otherwise related to JFH. If you click on a hypertext link that takes you to a Web site outside of the Site, we are not responsible for their privacy policies or information collection practices and uses. In addition, when you initiate a transaction with one of our vendors or suppliers through the Site, the information that you and we submit to the vendor or supplier for the transaction becomes subject to the vendor or supplier’s privacy or information use policies. JFH is not responsible for the privacy or information use policies of its suppliers, vendors or administrators.

You will always have the ability to opt not to receive e-mail or other means of communication from JFH. We respect your privacy and realize that not everyone likes to receive special offers or information. If you register to receive such e-mail or communications and then decide you would prefer not to in the future, you may remove your name from JFH’s lists by contacting us.

If you have other questions you may contact us or, write us at JFH Innovative LLC, 1151 Pittford Victor Road, Suite 103, Pittsford, New York 14534. JFH will use reasonable efforts to help you.

This privacy statement does not supersede the Terms of Use that govern your use of this Site. Any conflict between the two shall be determined in favor of such Terms and Conditions. JFH may change this statement at any time in accordance with the Site’s Terms of Use.

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