Privacy Policy

Thank you for coming to our web site (“Site”), located at Through this Site, E-Line Media (“E-Line”) aims to extend our mission to foster innovation in children’s learning through digital media by offering the National STEM Challenge Video Game Challenge (the “Challenge”). We recognize the importance of privacy concerns especially in the Internet environment and have adopted this Privacy Policy for this Site. “E-Line” also is referred to as “we,” “us” or “our” in this Privacy Policy.

Information Submitted by Users

In the areas of the Site where we collect “personally identifiable information” from users, we may explain within those areas the general purposes for collecting the information and will use the information to carry out such purposes (such as connecting a Challenge submission with its creator, or collecting your email address if you request to receive a newsletter) and as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. “Personally identifiable information” includes, for example, an individual’s name, home address, email address, telephone number, credit card information, or any other information that can be used to identify or contact an individual, whether online or offline.


Our Services Providers (as defined below) may have access to your personally identifiable information as necessary to provide their services. They are required to maintain the privacy of all such information in their possession or control and can only use the information for the purpose that we have contracted them. We do not sell or exchange email addresses with third parties for their own purposes. Please understand that if you choose to not receive promotional correspondence from us, we may still contact you in connection with your relationship, activities, transactions and communications with us, and in any case, in connection with your submission to the Challenge. Also, a request to have us stop sharing your personally identifiable information with other entities for marketing purposes will only apply as of the date of your request, and we will not be responsible for any communications that you may receive from entities that received your personally identifiable information prior to such request. In these cases, please contact that entity directly. You may be able to send information about our programs and offerings to your friends and colleagues through our Site such as by clicking on a “Spread the Word” or similar button. In some of these cases, you may provide the name and email address of your friend or colleague to us. Such information will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy and applicable law. E-Line does not collect personally identifiable information from users who we know are under 13 without the verified consent of a parent or guardian. E-Line will not condition a child’s participation in a game, offering of a prize, or any other activity or service on or available through the Site, including a child’s participation in the Challenge, on the disclosure of more personally identifiable information than is reasonable necessary to participate in an activity. Any parent or guardian of a child under 13 who has provided personally identifiable information to E-Line may request a description of the personally identifiable information that has been collected from or about that child and either limit or restrict any further maintenance or use of such information from that child and/or direct us to delete it. Also, a parent may decline to allow any future collection of personally identifiable information from that child. Such requests can be made by contacting us at We will take reasonable measures to verify that the requestor is, in fact, the parent or guardian of the child in question before providing a child’s personally identifiable information.

Information Collected Automatically

We also collect information by various technical means, without your submitting any information, in order to help us understand the usage of the Site (such as the number of visitors to the Site and the most popular pages) and to enhance the user experience (such as whether you have a high or low bandwidth connection to the Internet). The information collected in this way generally is not personally identifiable information. We also collect data automatically through “cookies,” “web beacons,” and “web logs” which are commonly used on the Internet. A “cookie” is a piece of information that a web site transfers to a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. As a user moves from page to page at our Site, a cookie is used to tell us that it is the same user. We also may use a cookie to keep track of your selections. You may set your Internet browser to accept or not accept cookies and you may delete any cookies that you have received. However, should you decide to disable any cookies we place on your computer, you may not be able to use certain services or features on the Site. A “web beacon” is a one-pixel image (which may be visible or transparent), which may be embedded on a web page or email message, and which may also provide us with information about usage of that page or email message. We also maintain web logs that record basic information about visitors to our Site such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address for their computers and the type of browser and operating system they use. An IP address is a number designated for your computer by your Internet service provider to provide access to the Internet. We may use your IP address to gather aggregate information on the use of the Site, but we will only be able to identify you individually if we link the IP address to you as a particular user.

Additional Uses and Disclosure of Information

We may use third parties to help operate our Site, deliver our services and run the Challenge (our “Services Providers”), and we may share the information we collect with them or they may have access to such information through the nature of the services they provide, to use on our behalf, in order to help us operate our Site and deliver our services. We may disclose and use the information we collect in connection with investigations of illegal or unauthorized activity or in response to requests by law enforcement agencies as well as government and other authorities. We may disclose information to protect our rights or property or other users of the Site. In the event that E-Line, or substantially all of its assets, is acquired by one or more third parties as a result of an acquisition, merger, sale, reorganization, consolidation or liquidation, information we collect on our Site may be one of the transferred assets. We may disclose aggregate statistics regarding user behavior as a measure of interest in, and use of, our Site and emails to third parties in the form of aggregate data, such as overall patterns or demographic reports that do not describe or identify any individual user.


E-Line will endeavor to protect the security and integrity of sensitive information collected on the Site. However, due to the inherent nature of the Internet as an open global communications vehicle, we cannot guarantee that information, during transmission through the Internet or while stored on our system or otherwise in our care, will be safe from intrusion by others, such as hackers. In some areas of the Site, you may establish access through a username and a password. You are solely responsible for maintaining the strict confidentiality of your password. In the unlikely event that we believe that the security of your personally identifiable information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we may seek to notify you of that development. If a notification is appropriate, we would endeavor to do so as promptly as possible under the circumstances, and, to the extent we have your email address, we may notify you by email. You consent to our use of email as a means of such notification. If you prefer for us to use another method to notify you in this situation, please email us at with the alternative contact information you wish to be used.


Links From This Site to Third Party Sites:

When you are on our Site, you may have the opportunity to visit, or link to, other sites, including sites operated by subsidiaries or affiliates of E-Line or by unaffiliated third parties. When you link to such third party sites, you become subject to their terms of use and privacy policies rather than ours. You should review these third party sites’ privacy policies regarding any personally identifiable information that they may collect about you at their sites. E-Line does not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of third party sites and your use of such sites is at your own risk.


Changes to Privacy Policy:

Whenever this Privacy Policy for our Site changes, we will post the changes to the Site, and such changes will be effective immediately upon posting. If you do not agree to the changes, please do not continue to use the Site. Under certain circumstances, we may also elect to notify you of changes or updates to our Privacy Policy by additional means, such as posting a notice on the front page of our Site or sending you an email if we have your email address.

This Site is operated by E-line Ventures, LLC, doing business as E-Line Media, located at 1295 W. Washington St. Suite 105, Tempe, Arizona, 85281. We may be reached via email at

Effective date: May 14, 2015.