PRIVACY & INFORMATION USAGE POLICY
1. Information Collected
PickleballTournaments.com offers a variety of services delivered through the Web site that are collectively referred to as the “Service”. PickleballTournaments.com collects information from individuals who visit the Company's Web sites (“Visitors”) and individuals who register to use the Service (“Customers”).
PickleballTournaments.com requires you to provide the Company with certain contact information, such as name, company name, address, phone number, and e-mail address (“Required Contact Information”) when obtaining additional information or registering to use the Service. PickleballTournaments.com requires you to provide the Company with certain billing information, such as billing name and address and credit card number (“Billing Information”) when purchasing the Service. PickleballTournaments.com may also require you to provide additional information in the future in order to deliver the Service, or certain features of the Service, or to improve your experience using the Service. Required Contact Information, Billing Information, and any additional information are referred to collectively as “Data About PickleballTournaments.com Customers.”
As you navigate the Company's Web sites, PickleballTournaments.com may also collect information through the use of commonly used information-gathering tools, such as cookies and web beacons (“Web Site Navigational Information”). Web Site Navigational Information includes standard information from your web browser, your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, and the actions you take on the Company's Web sites.
2. Use of Information Collected
Information may be used in the following manner depending on the type of information collected:
The Company uses information about Customers to provide the Services, including regular maintenance and improvements. The Company may also use Customer information to market other PickleballTournaments.com services you may be interested in, as well as promotions.
PickleballTournaments.com uses Billing Information solely to collect payment for the Service.
PickleballTournaments.com uses Web Site Navigational Information to operate and improve the Company's Web sites. The Company may also use Web Site Navigational Information in combination with Data About PickleballTournaments.com Customers to provide personalized information about the Company.
3. Web Site Navigational Information
PickleballTournaments.com uses commonly used information-gathering tools, such as cookies and web beacons, to collect information as you navigate the Company's Web sites (“Web Site Navigational Information”). This information is not linked to any personal information such as Contact Information or Billing Information about Visitors or Customers.
The Company uses session cookies containing encrypted information to allow the Company to uniquely identify you if you have chosen to identify yourself to us. Each time you log into the Service, a session cookie containing an encrypted, unique identifier that is tied to your account is placed in your browser. These session cookies allow the Company to uniquely identify you when you are logged into the Service and to process your online transactions and requests. Session cookies are required to use the Service and provide a layer of security to our Service delivery.
PickleballTournaments.com uses persistent cookies that only the Company can read and use to identify browsers that have previously visited the Company's Web sites. When you purchase the Service or provide the Company with personal information, a unique identifier is assigned to you. This unique identifier is associated with a persistent cookie that the Company places on your web browser. The Company does not store account numbers or passwords in persistent cookies. If you disable your web browser's ability to accept cookies, you will be able to navigate the Company's Web sites, but you may not be able to successfully use the Service.
5. Web Sites Covered
This Privacy & Information Usage Statement covers the information practices of all of our Web sites that link to this Privacy Statement. When sites are posted by third parties, the privacy statement of the third party applies, and this Privacy Statement does not apply. PickleballTournaments.com's Web sites may contain links to other Web sites. PickleballTournaments.com is not responsible for the information practices or the content of such other Web sites. PickleballTournaments.com encourages you to review the privacy statements of other Web sites to understand their information practices.
6. Web Beacons
PickleballTournaments.com uses web beacons alone or in conjunction with cookies to compile information about Customers and Visitors' usage of the Company's Web sites and interaction with e-mails from the Company. Web beacons allow our servers to recognize certain types of information on your computer, such as cookies, when you viewed a particular Web site tied to the web beacon, and a description of a Web site tied to the web beacon. For example, PickleballTournaments.com may place web beacons in marketing e-mails that notify the Company when you click on a link in the e-mail that directs you to one of the Company's Web sites. PickleballTournaments.com uses web beacons to operate and improve the Company's Web sites and e-mail communications. PickleballTournaments.com may use information from web beacons in combination with Data About PickleballTournaments.com Customers to provide you with information about the Company and the Service.
7. IP Addresses
When you visit PickleballTournaments.com's Web sites, the Company collects your Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses to track and aggregate non-personally identifiable information. PickleballTournaments.com also collects IP addresses from Customers whey they log into the Service as part of the Company's “Identity Confirmation” and “IP Range Restrictions” security features.
8. Third-Party Cookies
From time-to-time, PickleballTournaments.com may engage third parties to track and analyze non-personally identifiable usage and volume statistical information from individuals who visit the Company's Web sites. PickleballTournaments.com may also use other third-party cookies to track the performance of Company advertisements. The information provided to third parties does not include personal information, but this information may be re-associated with personal information after the Company receives it. This Privacy Statement does not cover the use of third-party cookies.
9. Public Forums
PickleballTournaments.com may provide bulletin boards, blogs, or chat rooms on the Company's Web sites. Any personally identifiable information you choose to submit in such a forum may be read, collected, or used by others who visit these forums, and may be used to send you unsolicited messages. PickleballTournaments.com is not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.
10. Protection of Credit Card Data
PickleballTournaments.com uses a third-party intermediary to manage credit card processing. This intermediary is not permitted to store, retain, or use Billing Information except for the sole purpose of credit card processing on the Company's behalf.
PickleballTournaments.com reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information of the Company's Customers or Visitors if required by law or if the Company reasonably believes that disclosure is necessary to protect the Company's rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.
11. Communications Preferences
PickleballTournaments.com offers Customers and Visitors who provide contact information a means to choose how the Company uses the information provided. You may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of the Company's marketing e-mails. Additionally, you may send a request specifying your communications preferences to us. Customers cannot opt out of receiving transactional e-mails related to their account with PickleballTournaments.com or the Service.
12. Other Customer Data
PickleballTournaments.com Customers use the Service to host data and information (“Customer Data”). PickleballTournaments.com will not review, share, distribute, or reference any such Customer Data except as required to provide the Service or as may be required by law. Customers are responsible for maintaining the security and confidentiality of their PickleballTournaments.com user names and passwords.
PickleballTournaments.com uses industry standard security measures to protect Customer Data from unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and help ensure the appropriate use of Customer Data. Our use of security measures should not and does not imply or warrant that a breach of these measures will never occur. We will promptly inform all affected Customers if we discover a breach in our systems that may have compromised Customer Data.
14. Changes to this Privacy Statement
PickleballTournaments.com reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement. PickleballTournaments.com will provide notification of the material changes to this Privacy Statement through the Company's Web sites at least five (5) business days prior to the change taking effect.
15. Contacting Our Privacy Department
Questions regarding this Privacy Statement or the information practices of the Company's Web sites should be directed to PickleballTournaments.com Privacy by mailing PickleballTournaments.com Privacy:
22330 68th Ave. S.
Kent, WA 98032