We may receive and store certain types of web site usage information whenever you visit or interact with the Web Sites. For example, we may collect the page served, the time, the source of the request, the type of browser making the request, the preceding page view, other similar information and your IP address. We also may collect your IP address or some other unique identifier for the particular device you use to access the Internet, as applicable (collectively referred to herein as a “Device Identifier”). A Device Identifier is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer, your cell phone, or other device used to access the Internet, and our computers identify your device by its Device Identifier. We may associate your Device Identifier with the personal information you provide. When analyzed, web site usage information helps us determine how visitors arrive at the Web Sites, what type of content is most popular, and what type of visitors are interested in particular kinds of content and advertising.
We may also collect the email addresses of those who communicate with us via email, aggregate information on what pages members access or visit, and information volunteered by the member (such as survey information and/or site registrations). The information we collect is used to improve the content of our website pages and the quality of our service, and is not shared with or sold to other organizations for commercial purposes, except to provide products or services you’ve requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
- It is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.
- We share information with our partners, licensees, agents, representatives, distributors, independent contractors and/or any authorized third party.
1. Information Gathering and Usage.
When you register for SportsLab we ask for information such as your name, email address, zip code and date of birth. SportsLab uses collected information for the following general purposes: products and services provision, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact and research.
Selecting “Remember Me” option is not recommended for public computers.
2. Cookies and Web Beacons.
Cookies. A cookie is a small amount of data which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a website’s computers and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Web Beacons. The Web Sites and any communications sent by the Web Sites may contain electronic images (generally, single-pixel “.gif” images) called “web beacons.” These web beacons allow SportsLab and third parties to monitor and collect certain information about the viewer of the web page, web-based document, e-mail message or other communication, such as the type of browser requesting the web beacon, the Device Identifier of the device that the web beacon is sent to and the time the web beacon was viewed. SportsLab’ use of web beacons on its Web Sites, include, without limitation, the following:
- counting unique users (actually, unique web browsers), visits and page views.
- monitoring traffic and conversion patterns through our various product and service offerings on the Web Sites. For example, web beacons may be integrated into a merchandise product page as well as the subsequent shopping cart, transaction and verification pages.
- personalizing your experience when you visit the Web Sites, including the advertising and content you see.
- determining whether or not messages were opened, links were clicked or notifications/offers were acted upon.
3. Data Storage.
SportsLab uses third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage and related technology required to run the website. SportsLab owns the code, databases and all rights to therein. SportsLab incorporates reasonable safeguards to help protect and secure your personal information. However, no data transmission over the Internet, or wireless transmission, or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please note that SportsLab cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to SportsLab via its Web Sites, and you do so at your own risk. The Web Sites are general audience web sites. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children younger than the age of thirteen (13) on the Web Sites and we will delete any information later determined to be from a user younger than thirteen (13).
SportsLab may disclose personally identifiable information under special circumstances, such as to comply with subpoenas, court orders, legal process or other valid law enforcement measures; to comply with a legal obligation; at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation; to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing the Web Sites and applicable laws; to protect the legal rights, interests, or safety of the Web Sites, our users or others; or when your actions violate the SportsLab’s Terms of Service. Such disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.
5. Third Party Ad Networks.
6. Third Party Content And Links to other Web Sites.