THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES THE TERMS BY WHICH BEYOND SPORTS, LLC OFFERS YOU ACCESS TO OUR SERVICES.
This User Agreement ("Agreement") is a contract between you and Beyond Sports, LLC, LLC and applies to your use of Beyond Sports Network, and any related products and services. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, please do not use or access our services.
This site is owned and operated by Beyond Sports, LLC, LLC. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At Beyond Sports, LLC, we want to make your experience online satisfying, safe and secure.
If you have any questions regarding this website, the policy or Beyond Sports, LLC please feel free to contact us at:
Beyond Sports, LLC, LLC.
P.O. Box 4011
Leesburg , VA 20177 or by calling us at: 1-800-651-1030
Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
INFORMATION BEYOND SPORTS, LLC GATHERS AND TRACKS
Beyond Sports, LLC gathers two types of information about users:
Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters, to participate in our refer a friend, e-mail, registering and from participation in polls and surveys:
Information Beyond Sports, LLC gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers' needs and to help our advertisers and sponsors better understand the demographics of our audience. Because Beyond Sports, LLC derives its revenue from sponsorships and advertising, providing such aggregated demographic data is essential to keeping our service secure and running efficiently for our users. Under no circumstances does Beyond Sports, LLC divulge any information about an individual user to a third party.
Beyond Sports, LLC Gathers User Information In The Following Processes:
Optional Voluntary Information
We offer the following free services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users:
1. Electronic newsletters policy (Dispatches)
We will offer a free electronic newsletter to users. Beyond Sports, LLC gathers the email addresses of users who voluntarily subscribe and who register within the database. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the link provided in every newsletter that points users to the subscription management page. Users can also subscribe to the newsletters at the time of registration.
2. Message boards/forums policy
Users of the site's Message Boards and Forums must register separately for these services (both are free of charge) in order to post messages, although they needn't register to visit the site. During registration the user is required to supply a username, password, and email address.
3. "E-mail this to a friend/ Refer us to a friend" policy
Our site users can choose to electronically forward a link, page, or documents to someone else by clicking " Refer us to a friend ". The user must provide their email address, as well as that of the recipient. This information is used only in the case of transmission errors and, of course, to let the recipient know who sent the email. The information is not used for any other purpose.
We may offer interactive polls to users so they can easily share their opinions with other users and see what our audience thinks about important issues. Opinions or other responses to polls are aggregated and are not identifiable to any particular user. Beyond Sports, LLC may use a system to "tag" users after they have voted, so they can vote only once on a particular question. This tag is not correlated with information about individual users.
Beyond Sports, LLC may occasionally conduct user surveys to better target our content to our audience. We sometimes share the aggregated demographic information in these surveys with our sponsors, advertisers and partners. We never share any of this information about specific individuals with any third party.
In order to use the athletic or coaching database, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give personal, athletic, academic and statistical information. This information could be used to contact you about the products/services/ promotions on our website in which you have registered with.
7. Transaction Information
If you order any information or subscribe to any services offered on the Beyond Sports, LLC website, we will ask you to complete an order form that requires certain information, including payment information such as a credit card number and expiration date as well as general contact, billing and shipping information. We will use this information to complete the transaction, i.e., to deliver the information or other services you ordered, and to collect payment. For your protection, all such information is collected and stored through secure and encrypted measures.
Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent. The Beyond Sports, LLC website works with (and may provide links to) third party sites. Such third parties may permit children under the age of thirteen to register for these features on their sites in accordance with their respective privacy policies. For more information, please review the privacy policies of each respective third party site.
Beyond Sports, LLC tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. Beyond Sports, LLC does break down overall usage statistics according to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser).
Beyond Sports, LLC sometimes tracks and catalogs the search terms that users enter in our Search function, but this tracking is never associated with individual users. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.
USE OF INFORMATION
Beyond Sports, LLC uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our website, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.
As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to send out electronic newsletters and to enable users to participate in polls and surveys. We send out newsletters to subscribers on a regular schedule (depending on the newsletter), and occasionally send out special editions when we think subscribers might be particularly interested in something we are doing. Beyond Sports, LLC never shares newsletter mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers, sponsors or partners.
When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we don't track which terms a particular user enters.
Beyond Sports, LLC creates aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns for advertisers, sponsors and partners. This allows our advertisers to advertise more effectively, and allows our users to receive advertisements that are pertinent to their needs. Because we don't track the usage patterns of individual users, an advertiser or sponsor will never know that a specific user clicked their ad. We will not disclose any information about any individual user except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
SHARING OF THE INFORMATION
Beyond Sports, LLC uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs and help our advertisers better understand our audience's demographics. This is essential to keeping our service up-to-date and secure. We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
Promotional Offers: We may email you offers on behalf of other partners. When we do this, we do not give that partner your name and address. If you do not want to receive such offers, you may opt out in response to the email.
Legal Process: In the event we are required to respond to subpoenas, court orders or other legal process your personally identifiable information may be disclosed pursuant to such subpoena, court order or legal process, which may be without notice to you.
Links to Other Web Sites: This Policy applies only to the Beyond Sports, LLC website. When you are on the website you could be directed to other websites outside of our control. For example, if you "click" on a banner advertisement, you could be taken to another website. This includes links from advertisers, sponsors as part of an agreement. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites
Beyond Sports, LLC operates secure data networks protected by eight (8) levels of firewalls and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.
We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:
Opting not to register to receive our electronic newsletters.
Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users