SPORTSHOPDIRECT.COM PRIVACY AND OPT-OUT NOTICE
WHAT IS OUR COMMITMENT
We are sensitive to your privacy concerns, and are committed to letting
you know what information is being collected on our Sites, how the information
is being used and what choices you have regarding the collection and use
of the information. Please take a moment to review this privacy notice and
feel free to contact us with any questions.
DO WE SHARE INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES?
do not share information with any non-affiliated third party except:
(1) in select circumstances when a business partner refers you to us and
you give us permission to share specific information, such as your name
and email address, with that business partner on your order form, or (2)
as permitted or required by law, such as inquires by law enforcement or
to comply with Federal laws such as the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited
Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 (CAN-SPAM Act of 2003) or the Fair
and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA).
If you choose, we may disclose the information that we collect to our affiliated
companies from time to time for marketing purposes and to enhance our products
and services to better suit your needs. When identifying methods of improving
our products and services or if we think a product may be of interest to
you, we may arrange to extend select special offers of goods or services
to you either directly or through affiliates. If you would like to opt-out
of having your information shared with partners and/or affiliates, please
refer to the section labeled "Offering You Choices - Marketing Options,"
In order to provide the products you have requested, we may disclose the
information we collect to companies that perform services on our behalf
such as credit card processors, e-mail communications management firms or call center
providers. Our third party service providers are contractually limited to
using the information received from SportShopDirect.com solely for
the purposes of providing you with the products / services you requested.
Our Sites may contain links for other offers and services that we feel you
may have an interest in. We believe these sites share a similar commitment
their sites. We cannot, however, be responsible for their privacy practices.
OFFERING YOU CHOICES - MARKETING OPTIONS
You have choices when it comes to learning about new offers or services
you can use to help meet your financial management goals. If you do not
wish to receive offers of products or services from SportShopDirect.com.
or its partners or affiliates, here are the methods in which you can opt
1. New Order Opt-out Option: While placing an order for
your purchase or starting a new account, you may select
to opt out of receiving special offers and newsletters from us and our
affiliated companies directly on your order form.
Please note that suppressed contact information will not be used for any
other purpose other to ensure compliance with your opt-out request and to
comply with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and any other applicable state and/or
federal laws regarding your choices when it comes to commercial email marketing.
2. Email Opt-out Options: Each marketing e-mail we send
includes instructions and an opt-out link. Alternatively, you may opt
out by calling our main office. You will find our contact information under the contact us section of the website.
3. Partner sharing Opt-out Options: If a business partner
refers you to our Site, you may choose not to have your information shared
with that partner by opting-out directly on your order form.
WHAT IS OUR POLICY RELATING TO FORMER CUSTOMERS?
Our policy regarding the collection and use of information about former
customers is the same as that regarding the collection and use about existing
customers (refer to section titled What types of personal information
do we collect about you?). Over time, information about former
customers is used less and less and may ultimately be removed from our records.
HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?
We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those
of our employees who need to know that information in order to provide
products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural
safeguards designed to protect your nonpublic personal information.
SportShopDirect.com protects your information over the Internet by
using a secure web server, which allows web browser programs (Netscape
or Microsoft Internet Explorer) to interact with our web server via an
encrypted session. We employ a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection that
provides an encrypted connection between your computer and SportShopDirect.com.
The encrypted connection scrambles ordinary text or data into
cyphertext to safeguard sensitive information during its journey across
the Internet. The information is decrypted, or put back into a readable
format, when it reaches its intended destination. Depending on which browser
you use, you will know you are in secured area by "https" or
a lock appearing in the lower right hand corner of your browser window.
When you visit our Sites, you may move in and out of secured areas. Any
time that you are on an order page or viewing your personal information,
you will be in a secured area.
TRANSFERABILITY OF INFORMATION
In the event we go through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition
by another company, or sale of all or portion of our assets, your personally
identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred.
You will be notified by means of notice on our Sites for thirty (30) days
of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
For more information, please refer to the section labeled "Privacy Notice
PRIVACY NOTICE CHANGES
We reserve the right to change this privacy notice at any time. You agree
to obtain annual notices of, and changes to, this privacy notice electronically
by visiting this Site. Therefore, we encourage you to review this Site
from time to time to review changes to our privacy notice.
Please note that our offline privacy notice (not covering information
collected over the phone or by facsimile) may differ slightly from our
online privacy notice.