WHAT INFORMATION DO WE GATHER ABOUT YOU?
The information Ballcraps gathers falls into two categories: 1) Personal information, which includes personal information you supply when you subscribe, order, complete a survey, register for one of our sites, enter a contest or provide your e-mail address and 2) Non-personal information collected through technology, which includes tracking information collected as you use the Ballcraps Services.
Personal Information That You Give Us
Registration for the Ballcraps Services requires that you supply certain personal information, including, in most cases, a unique e-mail address and demographic information (ZIP code, age, sex, household income (optional), job industry and job title) to register. Purchases made through the Ballcraps Services require that you supply your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card number or other billing information.
Billing and Credit Card Information
To enable payment and donations on the Ballcraps services, we collect and store billing and credit card information. This information will only be shared with third parties who perform tasks required to complete the purchase transaction. Examples of this include fulfilling orders and processing credit card payments.
User Generated Content and Public Activities (Including Comments, Reader Reviews and TimesPeople)
We offer you opportunities to engage in public activities on Ballcraps.com. “Public activities” are any actions you take on Ballcraps.com that are designed to be visible to other users, including comments, recommendations, reader reviews, ratings or any other items that you submit. Any information you disclose in your public activities, along with your screen name or ID, or any image or photo, becomes public and may be used by Ballcraps for online and offline promotional or commercial uses in any and all media. If you choose to engage in public activities, you should be aware that any personal information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these areas, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums and Ballcraps has no responsibility to publish, take down, remove or edit any of your public activities or any of your submissions that are a result of your public activities.
Contests, Sweepstakes and Special Offers
Ballcraps collects personal information from you in connection with optional sweepstakes, contests or special offers. If this information is also being collected by a third party other than Ballcraps we will notify you at the same time. If you do not want any personal information shared, you may always decline to participate in the sweepstakes, contest or special offer.
Reader Surveys, Reader Panels and Market Research
Ballcraps may collect personal information from you in connection with voluntary surveys. Data may be collected through the Ballcraps Services, on the phone or through the mail. The information you provide in response to optional survey questions may be shared, but only in the aggregate, with advertisers and partners unless we notify you otherwise at the time of collection.
Non-Personal Information Collected Using Technology
Information Collected by Us Using Technology
Device Information. We may collect non-personal information about the computer, mobile device or other device you use to access the Ballcraps Services, such as IP address, geolocation information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language and other transactional information.
Ballcraps tracks and analyzes non-personally identifiable usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and customers on Ballcraps.com. All data collected by Ballcraps is owned and used by us.
IP Addresses. Ballcraps logs Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We use this information in an aggregate fashion to track access to our Web sites and mobile applications.
Log Files and Your Reading History. We automatically log certain usage information about your use of Ballcraps Service. This information includes a reading history of the pages you view.
Ads may be displayed within our apps. The ads you see are not targeted to you based on your current GPS location, but they may be targeted to you based on your device’s IP address or ZIP code.
Information Collected by Third Parties Using Technology
Some of the services and advertisements included in Ballcraps Services, including on Ballcraps.com and within our mobile apps, are delivered or served by third-party companies that may place or recognize cookies, Web beacons or other technology to track certain non-personal information about our Web site users. For example, in the course of serving certain advertisements, some advertisers may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser in order to collect certain information about your use of Ballcraps Services. In many cases, this information could be used to show you ads based on your interests on other Web sites.
WHAT DO WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER ABOUT YOU?
Providing the Services You Request
We use the information we gather about you to enable your use of Ballcraps Services, fulfill your requests for certain products and services, such as sending out electronic newsletters and enabling you to participate in and renew paid services, polls, contests, and message boards.
We perform statistical, demographic and marketing analyses of users of Ballcraps Services, and their subscribing and purchasing patterns, for product development purposes and to generally inform advertisers about the nature of our subscriber base. We use this information for analysis purposes, including analysis to improve customer relationships.
Customizing Your Experience
We use the information that we collect to allow advertising to be targeted to the users for whom such advertising is most pertinent. We also use this information to customize certain features of Ballcraps Services to provide you with an enhanced experienced based on the type of device you are using to access Ballcraps Services, and in certain cases, provide you with requested services.
We may use demographic and preference information to allow advertising on Ballcraps Service to be targeted to the users for whom they are most pertinent. This means users see advertising that is most likely to interest them, and advertisers send their messages to people who are most likely to be receptive, improving both the viewer’s experience and the effectiveness of the ads. We disclose information to third parties only in aggregate or de-identified form.
Ballcraps will periodically send you e-mail newsletters or promotional e-mail about services offered by Ballcraps and its advertisers.
WITH WHOM DO WE SHARE THE INFORMATION THAT WE GATHER?
In the future, we may sell, buy, merge or partner with other companies or businesses. In such transactions, we may include your information among the transferred assets.
WHAT IS OUR E-MAIL POLICY?
Ballcraps complies fully with the federal CAN-SPAM Act of 2003. We will not share, sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your e-mail address for commercial purposes without your permission. If you feel you have received an email in error contact email@example.com.
Promotional E-Mail. Ballcraps may periodically e-mail you messages about products and services that we think may be of interest to you. You can choose not to receive messages in the future by following the “unsubscribe” instructions located near the bottom of each e-mail.
Survey E-Mail. We may send you an e-mail inviting you to participate in user surveys, asking for feedback on ballcraps.com and existing or prospective products and services, as well as information to better understand our users. User surveys greatly help us to improve the Ballcraps Services, and any information we obtain in such surveys will not be shared with third parties, except in aggregate form.
E-Mails From You. If you send us e-mails, you should be aware that information disclosed in e-mails may not be secure or encrypted and thus may be available to others. We suggest that you exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal or confidential information in e-mails. We will use your e-mail address to respond directly to your questions or comments.
Compliance With Legal Process
We may disclose personal information if we are required to do so by law or we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with legal process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of Ballcraps Services; or (4) protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public (among other things, this means that if you provide false information or attempt to pose as someone else, information about you may be disclosed as part of any investigation into your actions).
COPPA Compliance: Ballcraps does not knowingly collect or store any personal information about children under the age of 13.
Your California Privacy Rights
Under the California “Shine The Light” law, California residents may opt-out of the Ballcrap’s disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. As detailed above, you may choose to opt-out of the sharing of your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes at any time by submitting a request in writing to Customer Care, 84E Monroe Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 or by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. It is important to note that this opt-out does not prohibit disclosures made for non-marketing purposes.
Changes to This Policy