- what information about you will be collected by LeaguePals, the operator of the Services, and the circumstances under which the information will be collected;
- how the information will be used or disclosed to others;
- what choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information;
- what kind of security procedures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration of information under LeaguePals’ control;
- what steps you can take to have inaccuracies in the information corrected.
In the normal course of operations it is likely that we will maintain personal information on computers in the United States. The United States offers differing levels of protection of personal information. You agree to the transfer of the Information among such computers.
Using the LeaguePals Mobile Service
In order to use the mobile features of the LeaguePals Service, you must consent to: (a) the use of your phone's location to provide LeaguePals to you, including the display and disclosure of that location information to your LeaguePals friends and within your geo-tagged messages and content; (b) receive text messages; and (c) pay carrier data, messaging, and other fees resulting from LeaguePals usage. Data and messaging (including SMS text messages) plans are required to use the mobile features of the LeaguePals Service. Standard data and messaging charges, fees, and taxes from your carrier apply.
Information Collected by LeaguePals
The types of information that LeaguePals may collect about you, either as a User of the Service or as a participant in a sports program that uses our services, are limited to the following:
Volunteered Information: This category consists of (i) information that you voluntarily provide to LeaguePals upon your registration for this service or for a league or sports program that uses our Services, such as your name, email address, and other contact information, (ii) information that you subsequently volunteer to LeaguePals regarding your contact information through the Password protected features of the Services, or changes in your registration information, (iii) if you are a participant in a league or sports program, the information that you provide to that program at the time of enrollment and thereafter through the Services, either by you directly inputting the information into the Services, and (iv) other information about you that you may voluntarily provide through the Services at LeaguePals' request.
Communications Information: will be used by LeaguePals in accordance with the Terms of Service.
All of these types of information about you may be maintained by LeaguePals on computers located in the United States, and may be transferred from time to time among those computers.
How this information will be used or shared with others
Except as provided in this Section, LeaguePals will not use or disclose to any third party other than the sports organization to which you belong, any personally identifiable information about you for any purpose without your express prior consent. LeaguePals will not give, sell, rent, or share this information to other parties for their marketing purposes. In an effort to maintain validate the authenticity of each User transaction, LeaguePals may validate personal information Users provide, or request additional information from credit bureaus or other third parties, to assist us in establishing and authenticating a User's account, and verifying the accuracy of the information that Users provide. Information obtained from third parties and linked with your personal information is safeguarded by confidentiality agreements and to the extent required by law.
Volunteered Information: will be used by LeaguePals to operate the Service and maintain your contact information within the Service, including the record of your team(s). For this purpose it will be necessary to disclose Volunteered Information to LeaguePals employees and contractors who have a need to know. Volunteered Information may be used by LeaguePals to send you information about LeaguePals and promotional material about products and services of LeaguePals.
LeaguePals gathers IP addresses, browser types, and session information in order to administer the site, improve performance, and evaluate User trends. The information is gathered and aggregated for broad analysis, and is stored for less than [three] years from the date collected.
The LeaguePals.com site may contain links to other sites, including links left by other Users in your league, on the league message board. Message board entries are not monitored by LeaguePals. Any links posted on the message board are wholly the responsibility of the User who posted them. LeaguePals is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage Users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to the User experience at the LeaguePals.com website.
Data Access and Security
Nearly all of the LeaguePals.com web site runs under secure web protocols. The secure protected area of the LeaguePals Service may allow our customers, using a unique username and password, to access account information and transaction reporting, and to initiate or process transactions directly from the Website.
We make reasonable efforts to ensure security on our systems. Despite our efforts, we cannot guarantee that personal information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of our administrative, managerial and technical safeguards. If a User believes that User has been involved in an unauthorized transaction, contact LeaguePals by sending an email to [email protected].
If LeaguePals learns of a security systems breach we may attempt to notify affected Users electronically so they can take appropriate protective steps. By using the LeaguePals Service, Users agree that LeaguePals may communicate with Users electronically. LeaguePals may post a notice on this Website if a security breach occurs. If this happens, Users will need a web browser enabling Users to view the LeaguePals website. LeaguePals may also send Users an email at the email address you have provided to us. Depending on where each User lives, Users may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice of a security breach) Users should notify us at [email protected].
As described in the LeaguePals Terms of Service, LeaguePals.com is available only to residents of the United States. By using the LeaguePals service, Users expressly consent to the transfer and processing of personal information in the United States and elsewhere as LeaguePals deems necessary to provide the LeaguePals Service. LeaguePals strives to meet the laws and practices of the United States. Residents from other countries should not use the service, and should not expect that laws and practices from their country will be adhered to.
Merger or Sale
In the event of a change of ownership control over LeaguePals, information collected by LeaguePals will be treated as an asset, and may be transferred except to the extent the law may prohibit such transfers.
Customer Service Correspondence
Correspondence with Users, including emails and faxes, may be retained. We retain these records in order to improve customer service, investigate possible fraud or criminal activities, monitor violations of LeaguePals' Terms of Service, and to otherwise protect LeaguePals' legal interests.