Overall privacy statement
We take your privacy seriously. Because we gather certain types of information
about our users we want to help you understand the terms and conditions
surrounding the collection and use of that information. This privacy statement
discloses the types of information we gather, how we use it, and how to correct
or change it.
1. What information does SoccerZone South Austin collect?
Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you with the
best and most useful content and services. Because we derive revenue mainly
from advertising, collecting information is essential to keeping our services
affordable to users.
We collect personally identifiable information when you provide it to us, such
as when you register on one of our sites, when you subscribe for an e-mail
newsletter or when you register to play in a league/tournament/etc. Several of
the services that we offer on our sites, such as message boards, may require
registration as a condition of use. Once you register with one of our sites
you are no longer anonymous to us.
2. What is our practice regarding cookies?
Your Internet browser has a feature called "cookies" which stores small amounts
of data on your computer about your visit to any of our sites. You do not need
to have cookies turned on to visit most of our sites, although active
participation in certain areas of our sites may require cookies. Cookies alone
tell us nothing about who you are unless you specifically give us personally
identifiable information when, in which case we use the information to enhance
your services in the ways described below. You may elect not to allow cookies
to be collected by adjusting your settings on your browser.
Keeping count of return visits to our site or our advertisers' or
Accumulating and reporting anonymous, aggregate (data collected in
mass), statistical information on Web site and advertisement usage
Determining which features our overall user population likes best
Saving your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our
Display the most appropriate advertising based on your interests
3. How does SoccerZone South Austin use the information?
We use the information we gather for four general purposes:
To customize the advertising and content you see
To enhance the user experience in our network of sites. We use
tracking information to determine how well each page performs overall based on
aggregate user demographics and traffic patterns to those pages. This helps us
continue to build a better service for you.
To fulfill your requests for certain products and services, such as
sending out electronic newsletters and enabling users to participate in paid
services, polls, contests, and message boards
To send you information you agreed to receive about topics we think
will be of interest to you
4. How does SoccerZone South Austin share the information?
We will make your personally identifiable information available to other
companies or people when:
We have your consent to share the information
We have engaged companies to work with us or on our behalf to
provide a product or service that you have requested, such as opt-in e-mail
5. What are my options?
Users who would rather not provide any of the user data requested by our
registration process do not need to register with us. You can still view much
of the content and use many of the services offered by our sites without
registering. We also give users the following options:
Opting not to receive our electronic newsletters or those of third
parties when registering. Users who opt-in may remove themselves from mailing
lists at any time through the subscription management pages or by following the
instructions at the end of the e-mail they received from us;
Opting not to provide certain personal information when registering
for a site, provided, however that you may not be able to utilize certain of
our products or services without providing us with certain information.
6. How can I update my personally identifiable information? You
can correct or change the information collected during registration for any of
our sites. Users may change information at any time and as often as necessary.
Users who are experiencing problems with our services or who have questions
about how our services work can contact us using e-mail addresses at the bottom
of this page. Currently, we do not offer users a means by which to completely
delete personal information established at the time of registration.
Any modifications to our privacy practices will be reflected first within this
area of our network of Web sites. If there is a material change in our privacy
practices, we will indicate on our sites that our privacy practices have
changed and provide a link to the new privacy statement. If we are going to be
using the information collected from users in a manner materially different
from that stated at the time of collection we will send affected users written
notice by email of the change.
8. Privacy of children
This site is not directed to children under the age of 13. We operate this site
in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act and do not
permit registration by, and will not knowingly collect or use personally
identifiable information from, anyone under 13 years of age. This requirement
is clearly posted during the registration process.
Updated September 15, 2004