Effective Date: August 10, 2014
2. Information Collected
Information you provide directly to Amateur Pool Player Web Sites. You are not required to provide information about yourself when you visit an Amateur Pool Player Web Site. Amateur Pool Player Web Sites may ask you for different types of information when you register for certain services, access various content or features, or directly contact the Web Site including:
Contact information, such as name, email address, postal address, phone number, facsimile number, and mobile number;
User name, password, and password reminder questions and answers;
Age and date of birth;
Other demographic information, such as gender, job information, and zip code;
Information for a public profile, such as your interests, the address of your web site and social media public profiles;
Communications preferences, such as which newsletters you would like to receive;
In limited circumstances, payment and identity verification information, such as credit card number, social security number or comparable national identifiers, and driver's license number where needed for payment, to complete a particular transaction, or to access a particular service (e.g., contests or paid subscriptions);
Contact information about others when you provide information about others or refer a friend to a particular site or service (note: such information is used solely to facilitate the communications requested);
Information posted in community discussions and other online features;
Correspondence you send to us; and
Information collected about you offline (including via facsimile, mail, or in person for sweepstakes entrance forms).
Information we collect automatically on Amateur Pool Player Websites. Amateur Pool Player Web Sites may collect certain information automatically, including:
Your browser type and operating system;
Your Internet Protocol (IP) address, which is the number automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet and that can sometimes be used to derive your general geographic area;
Sites you visited before and after visiting an Amateur Pool Player Web Site;
Web pages and advertisements you view and links you click on within Amateur Pool Player Web Sites;
Unique identifiers, including mobile device identification numbers that can identify the physical location of such devices in accordance with applicable law;
Information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies;
Information about your interactions with audio and video content, such as the type of content listened to and viewed, and information about your interactions with email messages, such as the links clicked on and whether the messages were opened or forwarded;
Upon request, your bandwidth speed and information about the software programs installed on your computer; and
Standard server log information.
Information we obtain from other sources. Where permitted by applicable law, we may collect information about you from other sources, including through applications (such as mobile devices, third-party services, and embedded audio and video players), from co-branded partners and sites (for example, on our pages on Facebook), and from commercially available sources (such as data aggregators and public databases). The following are examples of information we may collect from other sources:
Name, postal address, and telephone number;
Demographic data, such as age, gender, and income level;
If you access third-party services (such as Facebook, Google or Twitter) through an Amateur Pool Player Web Site, or if you access an Amateur Pool Player Web Site via a third-party service, your username and password for those services and other information available about or collected from you on those services, as described in our overview of third-party social networking services
Your interests and purchase behavior;
Publicly-observed data, such as activities on blogs, videos, and other online postings; and
Other navigation data, such as web sites visited and advertisements viewed or clicked on.
IP Addresses and Click-stream Data-
We may collect IP addresses and/or click-stream data for purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers and sponsors. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. Our computers identify your computer by its IP address. When you request Web pages from the Site, our computers log your IP address. Click-stream data is information collected by our computers when you request Web pages from the Site. Click-stream data may include such information as the page served, the time, the source of the request, the type of browser making the request, the preceding page view and other such non-personal information. When analyzed, this data helps us analyze how visitors arrive at the Site, what type of content is most popular, what type of visitors in the aggregate are interested in particular kinds of content and advertising, and the like.
Combining Information. Please note that all of the information we collect about you may be combined, including to help us tailor our communications to you and to develop rich online content and services across the Amateur Pool Player Web Sites.
3. Use of Information
We only use payment and identity verification information, such as credit card numbers, driver's license numbers, social security numbers, or comparable national identifiers as necessary for completing a particular transaction or fulfilling a service (e.g., paid subscriptions, paid entry fees to tournaments or awards from winning tournaments) or as otherwise required by law.
We generally use other information we collect about you to:
Fulfill your requests for products, services, and information, including to send you electronic newsletters, authorize a purchase, and complete a transaction that you have requested;
Enable you to participate in features such as surveys, polls, sweepstakes, and message boards;
Provide you with electronic newsletters, information, special offers and promotional materials on behalf of Amateur Pool Player Web Sites, companies within our corporate family, and third parties, in accordance with applicable law;
Analyze the use of Amateur Pool Player Web Sites and information about visitors to our Web Sites to understand and improve our service offerings and, in accordance with our sharing policies, discussed below, to produce anonymous or aggregated data and statistics that might help third parties develop their own products and service offerings;
Customize the content you see when you visit an Amateur Pool Player Web Site;
Develop and provide advertising tailored to your interests, as described in our overview of Amateur Pool Player online advertising;
For any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your information or pursuant to your consent.
4. Disclosure of Information
Amateur Pool Player is committed to maintaining your trust and we want you to understand when and with whom we may share information collected about you.
With your consent. With your consent, we may share your contact information with third-party business partners.
Authorized third-party service providers. We share your information with third-party vendors who help us with specialized services, including customer support, email and text message deployment, business analytics, marketing, and data processing. These third parties are allowed to use your information to help us provide our services and not for any other purpose.
Sweepstakes, contests, or promotions. When you choose to enter a sweepstakes, contest, or other promotion, and in accordance with the terms and conditions of the promotions, your information may be disclosed to sponsors and third parties who help design, administer and implement the promotion, including in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment and aggregated data analysis. Your information also may be disclosed as required by law, such as on a winners list. Also, by entering a promotion, you are agreeing to the official rules that govern that promotion, including allowing the sponsors to use your name, voice, and likeness in advertising and marketing associated with the promotion in accordance with applicable law. All terms applicable to the particular promotion will be made available to you at the time you enter the promotion.
Amateur Pool Player Web Sites and other Amateur Pool Player businesses. The Amateur Pool Player family continues to grow to include innovative Amateur Pool Player Web Sites that offer rich and deep experiences. Where permitted by law, we may share information we collect about you within the family of Amateur Pool Player Web Sites and with Amateur Pool Player LLC, our parent company, and other Amateur Pool Player affiliated companies, so we can provide you with information about products and services that might interest you.
Business transfers. We may share your information in connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of an Amateur Pool Player Web Site, a merger, consolidation, asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.
Legal requirements. We may disclose information about our users, including contact information, to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process, and other law enforcement measures, and to comply with other legal obligations, such as FCC requirements.
Please note that we may share information with advertisers as described in our overview of Amateur Pool Player online advertising. We also may share aggregated or anonymized information with third parties, including to help us develop content and services we hope you will find of interest or to help these third parties develop their own products and service offerings. This sharing of anonymized or aggregated information will not include information that could be used to individually identify you.
5. Your Choices
You can choose to enjoy content and features on Amateur Pool Player Web Sites without directly providing us with any information about you; however, as described above, some information may automatically be collected or may be requested so you can take advantage of certain features and services offered on Amateur Pool Player Web Sites.
You can opt out of receiving commercial email or text messages from a particular Amateur Pool Player Web Site or service by following the instructions contained in any such message. Please note that even if you unsubscribe to commercial messages, we still may need to send you communications relating to your use of the Amateur Pool Player Web Sites, such as service announcements.
You have choices about the collection and use of your information by third parties to display relevant advertisements, as described in our overview of Third Party Online Advertising.
You also have choices about whether cookies and other similar technologies are placed on your computer or mobile device; for more information, visit our overview on cookies, web beacons and other technologies (including Do Not Track).
You also may choose to opt out of our use of data that we collect about your visits to our business partners sites to customize advertising that we serve. To opt out, visit the Amateur Pool Player Business Partner Advertising Opt-Out page.
If you choose to share contact information with us, you may have the opportunity to update that information on an Amateur Pool Player Web Site. You also may update or amend your information by contacting us. If you ask us to shut down your account or delete your information, we will disable your account within a reasonable period of time. Please note that we may need to retain some information about you in order to satisfy our legal and security obligations. For example, some of your information may remain in back-up storage even if you ask us to delete it. In some cases, you may be entitled under local laws to access or object to the processing of information that we hold relating to you.
7. Protection of Information
We are committed to protecting your information. We have adopted commercially reasonable technical, administrative, and physical procedures to help protect your information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, and alteration. Please note that no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We want you to feel confident using Amateur Pool Player Web Sites but we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Please refer to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's web site for information on how to protect yourself from identity theft.
8. Transfer of Data Internationally
Amateur Pool Player is headquartered in the United States. Please be aware that information you provide to us or we obtain as a result of your use of the Amateur Pool Player Web Sites may be collected in your country and subsequently transferred to the United States or another country in accordance with applicable law. The privacy and data protection laws in another country may not be equivalent to such laws in your country of residence. By using and participating in any Amateur Pool Player Web Site or providing us with your information, you consent to the collection, international transfer, storage, and processing of your information.
9. California Visitors
Residents of the State of California may request a list of all third parties to which an Amateur Pool Player Web Site has disclosed certain information during the preceding year for the third parties' direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and want such a list, please contact us. For all requests, you must put the statement "Your California Privacy Rights" in the body of your request and include the name of the Amateur Pool Player Web Site with respect to which you are requesting the information, as well as your name, street address, city, state, and zip code. Please note that we will not accept requests via the telephone, mail, or by facsimile, and we are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or that do not have complete information.
11. Privacy Protections for Children
Most Amateur Pool Player Web Sites are intended for a general audience and do not knowingly collect or store contact information about children under the age of 13. Some Amateur Pool Player Web Sites may ask for a birth date to ensure that they are not collecting information from children under 13 or to identify when additional steps may need to be taken in connection with information collected from children under 18.
If in the future, we knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children, we will do so in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (15 U.S.C. 6501 et seq.) including, without limitation, obtaining necessary parental consents.
12. User-Generated Content
13. Third Party Sites
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Limitation of Liability
Except where prohibited by law, in no event will Amateur Pool Player be liable to you for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental or punitive damages, including lost profits, even if Amateur Pool Player has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
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