LAST UPDATED: 2/28/2013
Our visitors’ privacy is important to us, and we recognize the need to provide additional privacy protection for children on the Upper Cape Spartans site permitting such visitors. Our privacy practices are guided by the United States’ Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, as well as data privacy laws in the United States and other applicable countries. Younger visitors should always check with their parents or guardians before entering information on any website and we encourage families to discuss their household guidelines regarding the online sharing of personal information.
|WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT.||UPPER CAPE SPARTANS, INC. collect only the information that is reasonably necessary for the activities available on the particular website. In general, we collect three types of information:
|HOW WE STORE SUCH INFORMATION.||We store your information using reasonable security precautions and for only as long as we think reasonably necessary. Despite such precautions, there is always a chance that someone may impermissibly access your information. If you think a third party has accessed your information, please contact us immediately as instructed below.|
|HOW WE USE SUCH INFORMATION.||In general, the information we collect may be used to respond to your requests; enable you to take advantage of the Upper Cape Spartans website features and services; personalize your experience and the advertising you see; send you special offers and promotions from the Upper Cape Spartans, and on behalf of third-parties whose products or services might be of interest to you; measure analytics; and manage and improve the services available on the Upper Cape Spartans Site.|
|INFORMATION WE SHARE WITH THIRD PARTIES.||Depending upon the circumstances, we may share collected information with (a) law enforcement or others as needed to protect or defend our rights and the rights of others; (b) third parties we hire to handle certain activities; (c) advertisers or third parties with whom we may partner to provide you additional content, products or services; (d) business partners who sponsor a sweepstakes or contest or who jointly offer a service or feature on the Upper Cape Spartans Site; (e) in the event of a corporate transaction; and (f) otherwise with your consent.|
|YOUR CONTROL OVER YOUR INFORMATION.||You have the right to access, update and correct factual inaccuracies in any personally identifiable information we collect about you.You can stop the delivery of commercial e-mail messages from Upper Cape Spartans, Inc. by following the instructions in e-mails you receive or by clicking here
You may have choices about the use of your information by third parties wishing to deliver certain targeted advertising to you.
Parents and guardians can review any personally identifiable information collected about their children and request that such information be deleted and/or that no further information be collected.
I.INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE.
We may request or collect certain information when you visit the Upper Cape Spartans site. However, visitors are required to share only the information that is reasonably necessary to participate in the particular activity.
A. Registration Information: The information required to register may include: (a) birth date; (b) gender; (c) country; (d) state; (e) zip code; (f) user name and password; (g) wireless telephone number; (h) email address; and (i) other profile information such as avatar preferences, communications preferences, and interests. If the section of the site either is directed to children under 13 or has actual knowledge that a user is under 13 years old, the child is asked to provide his or her parent’s or guardian’s email address. Visitors or their parents will receive an activation email and must follow the procedures or otherwise agree to the terms within the activation email within a certain time period to activate the account; accounts not activated within that time period will be deleted.
Registration information is used to enable visitors to take advantage of site offerings; respond to visitor’s requests for products, services, and information; serve appropriate material; customize the content you see when you visit the Upper Cape Spartans site; and offer visitors special offers and promotions from Upper Cape Spartans, Inc. and its’ partners and affiliates, as well as on behalf of selected third parties offering products, programs or services, that we believe may be of interest to you.
B. Social Platform Registrations and Social Media Plugins: Some areas of the Upper Cape Spartans site permit or require you to register or log into your account via a social networking platform such as Facebook Connect, or permit you to use social media plugins such as the Facebook “Like” or Google “+1” buttons. When you use these social networking platforms and plugins, your username and password for the services and other information available about you or collected from you on these services may be shared with us.
C. Computer Information Collected by Us: When visitors come to a Site, we automatically collect certain information from their computers or mobile devices, such as the type of computer operating system (e.g., Windows XP or Mac OS), the visitor’s IP address, the web browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome and Firefox), UDID (for mobile devices), information about the websites visited before and after visiting the Site, the web pages and advertisements viewed and links clicked on within the Upper Cape Spartans Site, interactions with e-mail messages sent by a Site (e.g., links clicked on and whether the messages were opened or forwarded), information collected through the use of unique identifiers such as cookies (see below), information regarding the Internet service provider, and other standard server log information (“Computer Information”).
We may use Tracking Technologies to help tailor our content, allow users to move between certain sites without logging into each site, enable the internal functioning of the Upper Cape Spartans Site, understand Site and internet usage, improve or customize the content, offerings or advertisements on this Site, personalize your experience on the Site (for example, to recognize you by name when you return to the Site), understand your interactions with email messages originating from Upper Cape Spartans Site (such as the links clicked on and whether the messages were opened or forwarded), save your password, or video player settings, enable you to use shopping carts, help us offer you products, programs or services that may be of interest to you, deliver relevant advertising, maintain and administer the Upper Cape Spartans Site. These Tracking Technologies collect “click stream” data and additional other information regarding your visits to Upper Cape Spartans Site (such as your visits to specific webpages, use of features, purchasing history or preferences), may collect such other information across multiple sessions on the Upper Cape Spartans Site may also collect your IP address or some other identifier unique to the device you use to access the site (“Identifier”). An Identifier may be automatically assigned to any device you use to access the Upper Cape Spartans site.
By visiting a Site, whether as a registered user or otherwise, you acknowledge, understand and hereby agree that you are giving us your consent to track your activities and your use of a Site through these Tracking Technologies and Identifiers and that we may use Tracking Technologies in the emails we send to you.
Upper Cape Spartans, Inc. adhere to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising. On sites that are directed to children under 13 or where Upper Cape Spartans, Inc. has actual knowledge that a user is under 13, Upper Cape Spartans, Inc. does not direct targeted advertising to such children based on the child’s visits to the site and other websites that the child visited.
Our Third Party Advertising Service Providers (as defined in Section D) do not have access to Tracking Technologies set by the Upper Cape Spartans Sites except to the extent necessary to provide services to the Site. The Third Party Advertising Service Providers, as well as advertisers, may themselves set and access their own Tracking Technologies on your Device if you choose to have Tracking Technologies enabled in your browser (or, for Flash cookies, if you have not removed them) and/or they may otherwise have access to other information about you.
You have a number of options with respect to the Tracking Technologies set by the Upper Cape Spartans Sites:
You can prevent the use of certain Tracking Technologies (other than Flash cookies) by using the controls in your Web browser. To do so, you must complete both of the following steps:
Delete existing Tracking Technologies through the “Internet Options” sub-option of the “Tools” menu option of your browser or otherwise as directed by your browser’s support feature; and
Disable future Tracking Technologies by using the same browser controls. Additional information on disabling most Tracking Technologies may be available through your browser’s support feature. (See the “help” section of your browser for more information.)
You may be able to have the device you use to access the Upper Cape Spartans Sites warn you each time a cookie or most other Tracking Technologies is being set (other than Flash cookies), or you can choose to turn off such warnings. This is done through your browser on the device you use to access the Upper Cape Spartans Site. Additional information on warnings and removal of warnings may be available through your browser’s support feature.
Please note that deleting, rejecting, disabling or turning off Tracking Technologies through the above options will not remove Flash cookies. Please be aware that certain areas and features of Upper Cape Spartans Site can only be accessed in conjunction with Tracking Technologies, and that disabling Tracking Technologies might prevent you from accessing such content.
Please be aware that certain areas and features of Upper Cape Spartans Site can only be accessed in conjunction with Tracking Technologies, and that disabling Tracking Technologies might prevent you from accessing such content.
D. Computer Information Collected By Others: The Upper Cape Spartans Site uses a variety of third-party traffic measurement service providers, marketing analytics service providers, and other third-party service providers (collectively, “Third Party Advertising Service Providers”) to measure and analyze advertising effectiveness and/or traffic on the Upper Cape Spartans Site (“Targeting Services”). These Targeting Services enable us to display advertisements based on your visits to the Upper Cape Spartans Site and other websites you have visited and may include delivering advertisements or other content for products and services that may interest you. Targeting Services also help prevent you from seeing repeated advertisements and enable us to research the usefulness of certain advertisements. On sites that are directed to children under 13 or where Upper Cape Spartans, Inc. has actual knowledge that a user is under 13, Upper Cape Spartans, Inc. does not direct targeted advertising to such children based on the child’s visits to the Upper Cape Spartans Site and other websites that the child visited.
These Third Party Advertising Service Providers do not have access to Tracking Technologies set by the Upper Cape Spartans Site except to the extent necessary to provide services to the Upper Cape Spartans Site. The Third Party Advertising Service Providers, as well as advertisers, may themselves set and access their own Tracking Technologies on your device if you choose to have Tracking Technologies enabled in your browser (or, for Flash cookies, if you have not removed them) and/or they may otherwise have access to Other Information about you. In addition, Third Party Advertising Service Providers may collect aggregate log data separately and independently from what the Upper Cape Spartans Site collects.
E. Contests and Sweepstakes: The Upper Cape Spartans Site may offer online contests and sweepstakes. To enter these contests and sweepstakes, you may be required to provide your first name and email address and/or additional information required for the management of the contest or sweepstakes. On sites that either are directed to children under 13 or where we have actual knowledge that a user is a child under 13, we may collect the child’s e-mail address to enter the child in the contest or sweepstakes, store such child’s email address for the duration of the sweepstakes, and use it for notification if he or she is the winner. For certain contests or sweepstakes on such sites, we may ask for the email address of the child’s parent or guardian to inform the parent or guardian of his or her child’s entry and give the parent or guardian the option to have the child’s entry deleted.
F. Electronic Newsletters: Visitors can provide their email addresses to receive email newsletters and promotions from Upper Cape Spartans, Inc. and our business partners. Visitors may change their preferences regarding emails at any time through the unsubscribe link in the newsletters or by clicking here
When visitors to the Upper Cape Spartans Site that either are directed to children under 13 or have actual knowledge that a user is a child under 13 years old ask to receive our email newsletter(s), they will be asked to provide their first name, email address and the email address of their parent/guardian. We will send the child’s parent/guardian a notification email informing them of the child’s request to receive by email the newsletter on an ongoing basis and give the parent/guardian the option to have his or her child’s information removed from our newsletter database. The link to remove the child’s information will expire approximately 48 hours from the time it is sent, but at any time after receiving this notification email, the child’s parent/guardian may request that we stop sending the child the newsletter(s) by following the “unsubscribe” instructions found at the end of any of the newsletter emails. Parents/guardians may at any time review any personally identifiable information collected online about their child. See section V (B) below. When a child provides a parent’s/guardian’s email address when signing up for newsletter(s), that email address is used to send the notification email message and is subsequently deleted from our system.
G. Interactive Features and Services: Some of the Upper Cape Spartans Site offer interactive features and services, such as message boards, chat rooms, electronic mail services, comment boxes, messaging services, and member profile pages. For certain countries, on Upper Cape Spartans Site that either are directed to children under 13 or have actual knowledge that a user is a child under 13 years old, we either will obtain the consent of the child’s parent before allowing the child to use these interactive features and services or will use reasonable technical measures to delete all or virtually all personal information from a child’s postings before they are made public and also delete such information from our records. We use the information collected through interactive features and services to enable you to participate in such features and services.
I. Wireless Notification Services: Consistent with local law, appropriately aged visitors may have the opportunity to register for news and information delivered via text messaging and/or wireless devices. To do so, visitors may be asked to provide their telephone number, wireless email address, carrier’s name. Visitors must opt in to receive wireless notifications from Upper Cape Spartans, Inc. through the following method: (a) filling out the registration information on any Upper Cape Spartans Site’ wireless notification registration page.
Visitors that register for wireless marketing services acknowledge, understand and agree that they will be charged by the visitor’s wireless carrier for all messages sent to the visitor from the Upper Cape Spartans Site. Standard messaging rates will apply, unless noted otherwise. Under no circumstances will the Upper Cape Spartans, Inc. be responsible for any wireless email or text messaging charges incurred by such visitor or by a person that has access to a visitor’s wireless device, telephone number, or email address.
J. Other Data Collection and Use: We collect search query information when visitors search for information on the Upper Cape Spartans Site. We also collect information from visitors when they contact us with questions and comments. We may use this information, along with any of the other information described above, to (i) analyze use of the Upper Cape Spartans Site and understand and improve our service offerings; (ii) prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities; and (iii) for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your information or pursuant to your consent.
II. DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES.
We may share your information with third parties for the limited purposes described below. In the U.S., parents of children under the age of 13 have the option of consenting to the collection and use of their child’s personal information without consenting to the disclosure of that information to certain third parties.
A. Law Enforcement and Safety.
Information collected through the Upper Cape Spartans Site may be transferred, disclosed or shared with third parties engaged by us to handle and deliver certain activities, such as message boards, sweepstakes and contests, e-cards, payment processing, newsletters, and advisory boards, and to perform other technical and processing functions, such as sending postal mail and email, maintaining data integrity, programming operations, user services or technology services. We may provide these third parties information collected as needed to perform their functions, but they are prohibited from using it for other purposes and specifically agree to maintain the confidentiality of such information. Some of these agents, such a payment processors, may request additional information during the course of offering their services. Before you provide additional information to third party agents, we encourage visitors to review their privacy policies and information collection practices.
C. Other Affiliated Businesses
The Upper Cape Spartans Site are members of American Youth Football, American Youth Cheerleading, Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading Conference. Where permitted by law, we may share information we collect about you with other affiliated businesses so that we can, for example, provide you with information about products and services that might interest you.
D. With Your Consent
We may otherwise disclose your information pursuant to your consent.
III. DATA TRANSFER.
IV. SECURITY, STORAGE AND RETENTION OF INFORMATION.
The Upper Cape Spartans Site maintain reasonable technical and organizational steps to help ensure that information collected is secure, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to our database servers and use of electronic security systems and password protections which guard against unauthorized access. The Upper Cape Spartans Site conducts financial transactions via secured transmissions. We limit access to visitor’s information to employees and contractors who are authorized for the proper handling of such information, and any employee found violating our standards of security and confidentiality will be subject to our disciplinary processes. We also take reasonable steps to help make sure our third-party agents protect the security of your personal information. However, as with most Internet sites or services, it is possible that third parties may unlawfully access such personal information through a number of means despite our efforts.
V. ACCESSING AND CORRECTING INFORMATION; TERMINATION OF WIRELESS SERVICES.
A. Reviewing Your Information
You have the right to access, update and correct factual inaccuracies in personally identifiable information that we collect online at the Upper Cape Spartans Site, subject to certain exceptions. To do so, you should log into your account or you may e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To help protect your privacy and the security of your personally identifiable information, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access.
B. Parental Access
Parents/guardians of children under the age of 13 can mail us a signed form that allows them to review any personally identifiable information collected about their child, have this information deleted, and/or request that there be no further collection or use of their child’s personally identifiable information. We will take steps to verify the identity of anyone requesting personally identifiable information about a child and to ensure that the person is in fact the child’s parent or legal guardian.
C. Termination of Wireless Notifications
You may cancel one or more wireless services by using the unsubscribe mechanism provided on the Upper Cape Spartans Site. If you unsubscribe from the service via the Upper Cape Spartans site, the service(s) will be terminated immediately and will cancel your previous opt-in.
VI. LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES.
The websites that comprise the Upper Cape Spartans Site may contain links to other sites, including those of sponsors, advertisers, social networking platforms, and survey companies. These other websites are governed by their own privacy policies or information collection practices, which may be substantially different from ours. We encourage visitors to other websites to review the privacy policies and information collection practices of those websites.
VII. YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits our visitors who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us via regular mail at:
Upper Cape Spartans, Inc.
PO Box 157
Mashpee, MA 02649
VIII. CONTACT US
If you have any other questions about our information handling practices, including our practices with respect to children’s personal information, please contact us at:
Upper Cape Spartans, Inc.
PO Box 157
Mashpee, MA 02649