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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how IDG Media which owns and operates TechTipsToGo (We, Us, Our) protects your data, use your data and how you can exercise your rights regarding the information that we store on our platform from your participation in the contest.


Which company is responsible for processing your data?

The company responsible for processing your data is IDG Media, located in Ontario, Canada.

Why is IDG Media authorized to carry out data processing?

TechTipsToGo/IDG Media is authorized to carry out data processing in order to provide the services contracted by Users. Users are defined as persons who create an account on the IDG Media website in order to create and execute promotions. Hereafter named User or Administrator.

IDG Media takes the protection of your privacy and personal data very seriously. This means that your information is stored securely.

In accordance with the provisions of applicable privacy regulations, IDG Media informs the User of the existence of a personal data file, generated by IDG Media and duly registered in the Ontario Data Protection Agency’s General Registry.


To what purpose is your personal data processed by IDG Media?

Your personal data is collected and processed by IDG Media for the following purposes:

  • To provide our services.
  • To resolve any type of issue or incident that may arise with respect to the contracted services.
  • To send you commercial and promotional communications related to the services provided by IDG Media by letter, telephone, email, SMS, MMS, fax or an equivalent means of electronic communication.

In order to carry out the actions described in sections (ii), and (iii), we inform you that IDG Media may carry out profiling and data segmentation.

The acceptance of the present Data and Privacy Protection Policy supposes the express consent of the User to the treatment of the personal data provided.

However, the User can revoke consent in every commercial or promotional communication that he or she receives, at any time, by means of a notification sent to the following email address: contest at]indicating the subject “data protection”, or by letter to IDG Media, located at Ontario, Canada.


To whom will IDG Media disclose your data?

We can inform you that IDG Media will not share your data with any entity.


Data Storage

The personal data provided will be retained by IDG Media to keep Users informed about the company’s services unless Users express a desire to unsubscribe from the services.


User rights regarding data.

Users have the right to:

  • Access their personal data.
  • Request the rectification of inaccurate data or, if applicable, request its deletion.
  • Request limitation of the treatment of data.
  • Oppose the processing of their data.
  • Request its portability.

Users can exercise all the above rights by writing to the following email address: contest at, indicating the reason for their request.

If the User considers that the processing of his/her personal data is not within the regulations or that his/her rights are not being satisfactorily exercised the User may, without prejudice to any other administrative appeal or legal action, be entitled to submit a claim to a Supervisory Authority, in particular before the Province in which he/she resides, place of work, or location of the alleged infraction. The Supervisory Authority with which the claim has been filed will inform the claimant about the course and result of the claim.


Data Security

The protection of the privacy and personal data of Users is very important to IDG Media. Therefore, we will do everything in our power to prevent your data from being used inappropriately. Only authorized personnel may access your data.

IDG Media maintains levels of security and protection of personal data in accordance with applicable regulations and it has assembled all the technical measures at its disposal to prevent the loss, misuse, alteration, unauthorized access or theft of the data that Users have provided via the website, while acknowledging that internet security measures are not infallible.

IDG Media undertakes to comply with a duty of secrecy and confidentiality with respect to your personal data in accordance with the applicable legislation, granting a secure treatment in any data transfer, national or international, that may take place.


Links to webpages.

The contest platform may contain links to webpages of third-party companies and entities. IDG Media cannot be held responsible for the way in which these companies engage in the protection of privacy and personal data. Therefore, we advise you to read the privacy policy of these web pages – which are not owned or operated by IDG Media – carefully, particularly any statements related to the use, processing and protection of personal data. The conditions provided by these web pages might not be the same as those provided by IDG Media.


Use of the website

The website may provide access to a multitude of images, belonging to IDG Media and to third-parties, which the User may have access to.

The access, navigation and use of the website is the responsibility of the User. Said responsibility extends to the registration necessary to access the services or contents that the website may provide.

Likewise, we urge you to communicate to IDG Media via the tools provided by the website any knowledge of third-party conduct that is contrary to Law or that violates rights.

The User undertakes to use the contents and services provided by the Website in a correct and lawful manner, including, but not limited to, a commitment to abstain from:

Using the contents for purposes or effects that are contrary to Law, good faith and public order.

Introducing or disseminating computer viruses or any other physical or logical systems likely to cause damage to the website.

  • Prohibited practices. Minors under the age of 18 are not allowed to participate in the contests. If at any time IDG Media has proof of receiving data from a minor that does not conform to current applicable law, it will cancel and eliminate said data.


Social Network Permissions

For the correct provision of our service, IDG Media may need to request social network permissions for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Google. IDG Media promise to not make any use of said permissions beyond the provision of the service itself. All social platforms such as Google and its owned properties such as Youtube are not affiliated or endorsed with our sweepstakes, prize giveaways and or contests. No purchases are necessary to enter our sweepstakes and contests/prize giveaways.


Notifications regarding the provision of the service

In order to improve our service, we inform you that in the event of an incident that affects the content, IDG Media may send you communications related to this incident, in order to inform you and keep you updated at all times until the incident has been solved.



Please read and follow these recommendations carefully:

The contest is not aimed at minors, so we recommend activating parental control.

Keep antivirus software installed and updated on your computer to ensure it remains free of both malicious software and spyware applications that could put at risk your internet browsing and data stored in your system.



If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact IDG Media by email at contest at