Summer Shorts Contest Privacy

Privacy Commitment from

Managed by Space Race Agency, Inc., values your privacy and complies with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We guarantee that we will neither sell, trade, nor misuse your personal data and you can delete your account and data at any given time.

Our Policy and Your Data

This policy explains how Space Race Agency, Inc., the operators of, and its group companies process personal data. Located at 42 West 24th St. New York, NY 10010, we are committed to protecting your personal information while providing a superior user experience.

Our Legal Duty and the 'Data Controller'

Under the GDPR, we have a legal obligation to safeguard the personal information we collect from you. The 'Data Controller' for all our services, both in the United States and internationally, is Space Race Agency, Inc.

Reach Out to Our Data Protection Officer

We have assigned a data protection officer (DPO) to handle any questions or concerns regarding this privacy notice. You can contact our DPO for any inquiries or to exercise your legal rights at or 1-646-708-2088. Alternatively, you can reach us by mail at Space Race Agency, Inc., 42 West 24th St., Manhattan, New York, 10010.


  • Contact Details
  • What data do we collect and how do we use it?
  • What lawful bases do we rely on for processing?
  • Who may we share your data with?
  • What data is collected on our websites?
  • Links to other websites
  • Storage and retention of data
  • Security
  • Protecting children’s privacy
  • Your rights
  • Policy changes
  • Further information
  • Easy Opt-Out
  • Protection by Our State-of-the-Art Technology


Remember, You're in Control

You're in charge of your information and can decide how it's used. Let's create a safe and enjoyable summer of storytelling together!


We process your personal information based on your explicit consent. This happens when you actively 'opt-in', such as choosing to receive our marketing communications. You have the right to withdraw this consent at any time.

Gift Subscriptions and Opt-Ins by Third Parties

In some situations, someone else like a family member, friend, or colleague might have opted-in on your behalf, for instance, to receive a gift subscription or to enter a contest.

Compliance with Laws

We may need to process and share your personal data to comply with legal obligations. This could be necessary for tax or financial reporting reasons when you make a payment, for example.

Legitimate Interests

In some situations, we process your data based on our legitimate business interests. These interests include:

  • Providing, maintaining, improving, and developing our products and services
  • Sending marketing communications
  • Managing requests to suppress data or unsubscribe from communications
  • Researching publicly available business contact details
  • Managing events
  • Analyzing the use of our products and services
  • Using analytics to identify usage trends and campaign effectiveness
  • Allowing site commentary
  • Handling queries and complaints
  • Personalizing your site experience
  • Identifying fraudulent behavior and securing our websites and systems

You can contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) if you have objections to these legitimate interests.

Sharing Your Data

Your data might be shared with the following entities:

  • Third-Party Agents: These are companies we hire to perform certain functions, like sending emails, managing events, conducting surveys, processing payments, and others. They have access to your data if necessary to perform their functions but cannot use it for any other purpose unless you give explicit consent.

  • Aggregate Information: We may share aggregated, non-personally identifiable data, like website usage statistics and demographics, with advertisers, sponsors, and other organizations.

  • Associated Third Parties: If you choose to receive marketing information from associated third parties, we will share your personal data with them for this purpose.

  • Third-Party Partners: If you request a product or service offered in partnership with a third party, your personal data will be transferred to that third party.

  • Group Companies: If you choose to receive marketing information from our group companies, we will share your personal data with them.

  • Third-Party Ad Services and Traffic Measurement Services: We may use a third-party network advertiser to serve ads on our website or a traffic measurement service to analyze the site traffic. These parties may set and access their own cookies on your computer.

What Data Is Collected on Our Websites

We collect data on our websites through the use of 'cookies'. These small data files sent to your device enable us to remember information about your browsing activity. The purposes for which we use cookies include:

  • Information Storage and Access: Storing information, or accessing information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.

  • Content Selection, Delivery, Reporting: Collecting information, and combining it with previously collected information, to select and deliver content for you, and to measure the delivery and effectiveness of such content.

  • Measurement: Collecting information about your use of the content, and combining it with previously collected information, used to measure, understand, and report on your usage of the service.

  • Personalization: Collecting and processing information about your use of this service to subsequently personalize advertising and/or content for you in other contexts.

  • Ad Selection, Delivery, Reporting: Collecting information, and combining it with previously collected information, to select and deliver advertisements for you, and to measure the delivery and effectiveness of such advertisements.

For more detailed information, please see our Cookies Policy.

Links to Other Websites

Our websites may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins, and applications. Clicking on these links or enabling these connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit when you leave our website.

Storage and Retention of Data

Your information is collected and stored on our secure systems, mostly in the US. We take all necessary steps to ensure that your data is treated securely, even when transferred outside the US. The length of time we keep your data depends on the purpose for which we are using it. Once that purpose has been fulfilled, we securely delete the data or anonymize it.


We adopt appropriate technical and organizational measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your information and ensure data is held securely. We also require any third parties to whom we may transfer personal data to have appropriate security measures in place.

Protecting Children’s Privacy

Our products and services are not specifically aimed at children. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of sixteen or send any marketing communications to children. In the event that we collect personally identifiable information from children, we will do so in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.


Your Data Rights and How to Exercise Them

As a user of Summer Shorts, you have several rights when it comes to your personal data:

  • Right to Access: You can request access to the personal data we hold about you.
  • Right to Rectification: You can ask us to correct your personal data if it is incorrect, out-of-date, or incomplete.
  • Right to Erasure: You can request the deletion of your personal data.
  • Right to Object: If you disagree with our direct marketing practices, you can ask us to stop using your personal data for this purpose.
  • Right to Withdraw Consent: If we're processing your personal data based on your consent, you can withdraw that consent at any time.
  • Right to Data Portability: You have the right to request a transfer of your data to another service provider.

Withdrawing Your Consent

Should you give us your consent to use your personal data, you retain the right to change your mind and withdraw that consent at any time.

Legitimate Interests

Where we process your personal data due to our legitimate interests, you can ask us to stop for reasons related to your individual situation. We must comply unless we have a compelling legitimate reason to continue processing your personal data.

Direct Marketing

You can halt the use of your personal data for direct marketing activities across all or selected channels. We will always comply with your request. You can stop direct marketing messages by clicking the unsubscribe link in any of our emails or by contacting us.

Exercising Your Rights

To exercise any of your rights, contact our Data Protection Officer:

No Fee Usually Required

Typically, you won't have to pay a fee to access your personal data or to exercise any of the other rights. However, we may charge a reasonable fee for requests that are unfounded, repetitive, or excessive. If we refuse your request under these circumstances, we will explain why.

Policy Changes

We may revise this Privacy Policy occasionally, so we encourage you to review it regularly. If significant changes are made, we will strive to notify you before they take effect.

Additional Information

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To learn about cookies, visit and for managing cookies, see our Cookies Policy. More details about direct marketing can be found at the Direct Marketing Association's website:

To unsubscribe from all emails, contact or call 917-743.8381.

Opt-out Made Easy

You can easily opt-out, just like you opted in! You can choose to remove yourself from our database and terminate your subscription at any time. To opt-out, simply click the remove link included in all Summer Shorts' offers.

Alternatively, opt-out by emailing, or calling (917) 743.8381, or by mailing Space Race Agency, Inc., 42 West 24th St. New York, NY, 10010.

Your Information is Safeguarded with Our Cutting-Edge Technology

All records in the Summer Shorts' database are maintained in our sixty-terabyte data storage center. We've invested thousands of dollars in the latest technologies to secure, house, and serve your data. All data is stored on redundant servers and protected by a firewall and an unparalleled security infrastructure.

We encourage you to revisit our Privacy Statement periodically to stay informed about any changes.