Effective Date: June 1, 2018
GCP encourages parents and guardians to spend time with their children online and to be fully familiar with the sites visited by the children in their care, including GCP. GCP is not intended for use by people under the age of thirteen (13). Subscribers under the age of eighteen (18) should not participate in contests or sweepstakes or other promotional opportunities on GCP, nor should they post information to GCP without a parent or guardian’s consent.
- THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT.
(a) Your Personal Information. At some Sites, you may be able to book vacation packages, golf instruction, arrange for golf tournaments or special events, order products, purchase gift cards, enter contests, vote in polls or otherwise express an opinion, subscribe to one of our services such as our online newsletters, or participate in one of our online forums or communities. In the course of these various offerings, we often seek to collect from you various forms of personal information. Examples of the types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these pages include:
- Contact information (e.g., name, address, e-mail address, telephone number)
- Username & password
- Age, gender and other demographic information
- Information about your interests in and use of various products, programs and services
- Financial information such as credit card number
Also, we collect the email address of users who contact us via the inquiry form or who use the email feedback form. At certain parts of some of our Sites, only persons who provide us with the requested personally identifiable information will be able to book vacation packages, arrange for golf tournaments or special events, order products, purchase gift cards, subscribe to services or otherwise participate in the Site’s activities and offerings.
When you visit any of our Sites, we, our service providers, advertisers and partners may collect various types of information about your device and your internet activity. A representative list of this type of information that we may collect include:
- IP address and type of browser you are using (e.g., Firefox, Internet Explorer)
- Type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Microsoft Windows or Mac OS)
- Internet service provider (e.g., Comcast, Verizon or AT&T)
- Web pages/Sites you have visited
- Type of mobile device used to view the Site & device identifier location information
- Site content you have accessed & the advertisements you have been shown and/or clicked on
We store this data in log files that do not identify individual users. We use this information to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the Sites and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
(b) Social Media Sites. You also can engage with our content, such as video, games, applications, and other offerings, on or through third-party social networking sites, such as Facebook, or third-party social media plug-ins and applications. When you engage with our content on or through third party social networking sites, plug-ins and applications, you may allow us to have access to certain information from your social media profile (e.g., name, email address, photo, gender, birthday, location, your list of friends, people you follow and/or who follow you, the posts or the ‘likes’ you make) to deliver the content or as part of the operation of the application.
We may also obtain non-personally identifiable information (e.g., content viewed, game performance, high scores, and information about advertisements within the content you have been shown or may have clicked on) from your interaction with our content.
(c) Others’ Personal Information. At some Sites, you may also be able to submit information about other people. For example, you might submit a person’s name and email address to send an electronic message, and if you order a gift online and want it sent directly to the recipient, you might submit the recipient’s name and address. Examples of the types of personally identifiable information that may be collected about other people at these pages include: recipient’s name, address, email address, and telephone number. We may use this information to provide the service you requested, and the person may contact us if they no longer want us to use his or her information.
- HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION.
(a) Use of Your Information. We may use the information we collect from you for various purposes, which are either based on your consent, in fulfillment of a contractual obligation, or other legitimate business purpose. Examples include:
- Fulfilling your requests for our products, programs, and services;
- Responding to your inquiries about our offerings and offering you other products, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you;
- Notifying you when you have won one of our contests;
- Enforcing the legal terms that govern your use of our Sites;
- Contacting you about your account with us; and/or
- For other purposes for which you provided the information.
The information we collect in connection with our online forums and communities is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to facilitate participation in these online forums and communities and, from time to time, to offer you products, programs, or services.
If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., a letter to our editors, a posting to a blog or a discussion board, a video), we may publish your screen name and other information you have provided to us. We may on occasion combine information we collect through our Sites with information that we collect from other sources. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, if you register and create a profile with our site, the screen name you select as well as other content you submit to your profile (e.g., photos, comments, video, reviews) may be displayed publicly on the Sites and may be reused and redistributed by us in our discretion.
We use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our Sites, to deliver more relevant marketing messages and advertisements and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information to analyze usage of our Sites, as well as to offer you products, programs, or services.
(b) Use of Information about Others. We use the information that you provide about others to enable us to send them your gifts or cards or emails you may wish to send them from our sites, and for such other purposes as may be stated at the point where the information is collected.
(c) Limitation on Use of Information. We collect data for only purposes that are necessary, required, or we believe will enhance the user experience. Your personal information will only be retained for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
- INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE.
(b) Business Transfer. We may transfer personally identifiable information about you if we, or one of our business units, are acquired by, sold to, merged with or otherwise transferred to another entity.
Additionally, if you have signed up to receive our e-mails and prefer not to receive marketing information from the Site, follow the “unsubscribe” instructions provided on any marketing e-mail you receive from this Site. To provide visitors with additional or more relevant product and service opportunities, we may share non-personally identifiable information with third parties.
- COOKIES & WEB BEACONS.
(a) Cookies and Their Function. To enhance your online experience, we use “cookies” or similar technologies. Cookies are text files placed in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. Cookies do not contain personally identifiable information; however, once you choose to furnish a site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.
(b) Flash Cookies. The Adobe Flash Player is an application and web tool that allows rapid development of highly dynamic content. Our Sites may employ locally stored objects (sometimes referred to as “Flash cookies”) in certain situations where we use Flash to provide special content such as video on demand, video clips or animation. Flash (and similar applications) uses this technology to remember settings, preferences and usage similar to browser cookies but Flash cookies are not managed through your web browser. You can access your Flash management tools from Adobe’s website directly.
(c) Web Beacons. We, our third party service providers, advertisers or our partners may also use “web beacons” or clear .gifs, tags and scripts, or similar technologies, which are small pieces of code placed on a web page, to monitor the behavior and collect data about the visitors viewing a web page. For example, web beacons may be used to count the users who visit a web page or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a visitor viewing that page. We, our third-party service providers, and our partners, with our permission, may share this data with third parties for purposes of third parties offering targeted advertisements and other marketing to you.
- COLLECTION OF INFORMATION BY THIRD-PARTY SITES, AD SERVERS, AND SPONSORS.
Some of our Sites contain links to or integrations with other sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, LinkedIn, etc., whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
- INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER.
- OUR COMMITMENT TO SECURITY.
The security of your personally identifiable information is important to us. We have put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, to maintain data security, and to use correctly the information we collect online. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on the Sites, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- HOW YOU CAN ACCESS OR CORRECT INFORMATION.
Access to personally identifiable information that is collected from our sites and that we maintain may be available to you. For example, if you created a password-protected account within our site, you can access that account to review the information you provided.
You may also send an email or letter to the following email or street address requesting access to or deletion, correction or transfer of your personally identifiable information. For verification purposes please include your first name, last name, email address and the password you use for such service. We will endeavor to respond to your request to access within 30 days.
PGA TOUR Golf Course Properties, Inc.
Attn: Digital Marketing
13000 Sawgrass Village Circle
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
- HOW TO CONTACT US.
- UPDATES & EFFECTIVE DATE.