Privacy Policy

By entering the Contest or registering to vote in the Contest, you agree to receive email communications about the contest, such as emails announcing the winners. You will also be given the option to subscribe to our email newsletter. DockYard will not sell your information to a third party or use it for marketing purposes, except with your consent.

To the extent not prohibited by law, by participating in the Contest, you consent to the use of information you provide when you enter the Contest or register to vote (collectively, “Participant Data”) for the purpose of administering and promoting the Contest. Such Participant Data may include personally identifiable information such as the name of entrant or voter and your contact information. If you enter the Contest as an entrant, Personal Data we collect also includes information about you that is publicly visible or available via your GitHub account or webpages that you link to in your Contest entry, including your GitHub name (as appears on GitHub), GitHub handle, link to your project repo and any content that is publicly visible at your project repo, and your demo. Except where prohibited by law, we may use such Participant Data that is already publicly available and the project description included in your entry form (collectively, “Publicized Entrant Data”) in any existing or newly created media during the Contest to administer or promote the Contest. Publicized Entrant Data associated with the winning entry may also be used after the Contest to promote the Contest, the Phoenix framework, or DockYard’s products or services, without further consideration or right of review, unless prohibited by law.

Participant Data is used by us to administer the Contest, including its voting, and to announce and publicize the winning entry. Except as described in these Official Rules or with your consent, we will not share Participant Data with third parties, except as necessary to administer the Contest.


If you are a resident of or are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), you may also have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). Personal data (“Personal Data”) you provide in connection with Phoenix Phrenzy is only collected as described in these Official Rules or with your consent, and may be transmitted outside of the EEA to us (or computer servers maintained for our benefit) pursuant to that consent.

In general, under the GDPR you may:

Should you request a copy of your Personal Data, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee. Should you request the deletion of your Personal Data, we will generally do so as soon as practicable, although your right to have your Personal Data deleted is subject to exceptions, such as, for example, compliance with a legal obligation or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.

Contact us at if you have concerns regarding your Personal Data, or wish to exercise any of these listed rights.

Note that, if you are in the EEA, we may transfer your Personal Data outside of the EEA, including to the United States. By way of example, this may happen if your Personal Data is transferred to our servers located in a country outside of the EEA. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the EEA. By submitting your Personal Data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EEA in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this policy.

Cookies and Similar Technologies

Technologies such as cookies, tags and scripts are used by DockYard. These technologies are used in administering our websites. You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level, but if you choose to disable cookies, it may limit your use of certain features or functions on the Contest website. Our Contest website follows browser do-not-track signals.

What Are Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the website or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the website more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies save a file on your computer permanently. It can then be used to customize the web page as the choices and user interests. Session cookies are sent between your computer and the server to access information while you are browsing. Session cookies do not identify you personally and disappear when you turn off your browser.

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How We Use Cookies

Cookies we use specifically in our Contest website are for tracking logins and preferences.

What Are Your Choices Regarding Cookies

Certain countries, including members of the European Union, require your consent to the use of cookies when you visit our website. Please note that you will not be able to opt out of receiving certain cookies that are strictly necessary for the delivery of a service requested by you. If you do not accept cookies, your browser can be set to not automatically accept cookies from being stored or to inform you whenever a site requests storing a cookie. Previously stored cookies can also be deleted through the browser. See the help pages of your browser for more information. However, be aware that some areas or functions of our websites depends on cookies and may not work if you delete or not to accept cookies. Please contact us at for more information about the cookies used on the website.