We do not sell or distribute personal or business information provided by our users to outside companies for any reason.
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used on this Website. Please see our Terms of Service for additional information applicable to use of our Website.
All users should be aware that when they voluntarily display or distribute personal or business contact information, that information can be collected and used by others. This may result in unsolicited emails, postal mail, or phone calls from third parties for which Sports Media 101 sites are not responsible. Information given to Sports Media 101 sites in order to register is not public information. However, any information posted in the Forum or any other public section of the site, like a public profile, is considered public information. In general, any information that is indexed, searchable, provides communication to or encourages communication with a party that is not Sports Media 101 should be considered public information.
The Information We Collect
You do not have to provide us with personal information in order to visit our Website. However, to use most of our services, we require that you register with us and provide certain personal information. This information is collected for the purpose of identifying a private site account as your own, preventing fraud, and enabling you to post and manage your content on our website.
We also may collect, store and use certain non-personal information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Internet Explorer, Safari), the type of operating system you are using (e.g., Windows XP or Mac OS), the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., Comcast or Verizon), and user traffic patterns. In addition, we aggregate information from multiple users in a manner that is not personally identifiable and use such data as we deem appropriate.
How We Use the Information
Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites, Ad Servers, and Sponsors
Sports Media 101 sites may contain links to other websites whose information practices may be different than ours. Users should consult, read and understand the privacy notices of other websites before choosing to provide personal information on such linked websites. Sports Media 101's privacy policies and treatment of your information does not apply outside of this Website and we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
Sports Media 101 sites may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads and collect information when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements on our site, other websites and other forms of media about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
Our Commitment to Security
We have in place what we believe to be reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the personal information we collect and help prevent unauthorized access and use of such information.
- We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. To assist in keeping your personal information safe, you must use an SSL-enabled browser like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, or Opera.
- It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer. Additionally, change your passwords often using a combination of letters and numbers, and make sure you use a secure web browser.
Cancellation of Membership
If you would like to cancel your membership and have your information deleted from our system, please e-mail us at [email protected] from the e-mail address you used to register and include your full name and login.
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