Sports Fans Coalition of NY Inc (“SFCNY”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) is focused on making the locast.org service the safest and best possible experience for you and your end-users (“you”, “your”). We have great respect for people’s personal privacy, and we consider this a matter of great importance. In order to provide you with a useful service when you are viewing our content or using our services; we need some data from you in order to do so; otherwise we cannot provide you with a useful service. Our commitment to you is that we will use our best efforts to ensure any information submitted to, or gathered by us; remains private, and is only used for the purposes set forth in this Statement.

This page states the SFCNY Privacy Statement (herein the “Statement”) and sets forth the collection, use, and disclosure practices that apply to the SFCNY Website, SFCNY Software, SFCNY Services, and SFCNY Products (herein “Services”). The Statement also incorporates by reference the SFCNY Terms of Service for the locast.org Experience, which apply to this statement. By using the Experience; you explicitly accept, without limitation or qualification; the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information provided by you in the manner described in this Statement. Please read the Statement carefully as it affects your rights and liabilities. If you disagree with the way we collect and process personal information, please do not use thelocast.org Service.

 

What Information Do We Collect?

 

Information You Submit

When you request information, use the service, register as a user, respond to an online survey, or otherwise actively send us data; we may collect data including, but not limited to; your name, email address(es), mailing address(es), telephone number(s), and information related to the business you represent. If the product or service provided is something we charge for or if you choose to donate, we will also collect payment information; such as credit card numbers, bank account details and related verification information, phone number, email address, and billing / shipping addresses; to process the payment. In all the above cases, you will know exactly what data we collect through the Site, because you actively submit it to us.

 

Information We Gather

As part of the standard operation of the Site, we may collect information from your computer or device; including but not limited to your browser type, device type, operating system, IP address, and the domain name from which you accessed the Site. Additionally, we may collect behavioral information about your use of the Site; this includes but is not limited to; the date and time you visit the Site, actions taken while viewing information on the Site, which areas or pages of the Site you visit or view, the amount of time you spend viewing the Site, the number of times you return to the Site, and other such analytics data. We may also collect similar data regarding your usage of our Services. We also may acquire personal information from third parties who provide it to us.

 

Information Obtained Through Other Sources

Due to the nature of our Services, information about you may be collected by a SFCNY affiliate or other affiliated third party; and this information may be stored, transmitted, processed, or otherwise put into some form of use; using some or all elements of locast.org’s Services or resources (such as servers and databases etc.). The collection and usage of such information occurs outside the control of SFCNY, and therefore we are not responsible for any privacy issues caused by a SFCNY affiliates or otherwise affiliated third party. The third party in question is responsible for upholding and enforcing their own Privacy Policies or Statements, License Agreements, and Terms of Service. Please review our Terms of Service for more information.

 

How Do We Use the Information?

 

For the purposes of this Statement, the terms “using” and “processing” of information includes; the use of cookies, analyzing information through various methods, other means of storage on a computer or mobile device, and also the collecting, storing, evaluating, modifying, deleting, using, combining, disclosing and transferring information; within our organization or among our subsidiaries within the European Union, the United States, or internationally.

 

Personal Information

We use Personal Information for only the following purposes: (1) to operate the Services, (2) account verification, (3) to fulfill service requests, (4) to improve and optimize the Service, (5) to personalize your experience, (6) responding to inquiries or providing support, (7) to provide software updates and product announcements, (8) to better understand your needs and interests, and (9) to provide you with further information and offers from us that we believe you may find useful or interesting, such as targeted advertising or promotional campaigns.

 

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

We may use Non-Personally Identifiable Information for the following purposes: (1) to analyze trends and usage of resources through aggregated data, (2) to improve the features and functionality of our Services, (3) to better understand your needs and interests, and (4) to better understand the needs and interests of End-Users. We may also share Non-Personally Identifiable Information from End-Users with our locast.org Account Holders, to allow them to gain more value, or to provide more insight into end-users. In this context, any information shared with Account Holders; will not contain or be linked to your Personal Information; unless you have given us your explicit consent, or the end-user has given us their explicit consent. For example, a locast.org Account Holder may want to better understand how to create a compelling and non-intrusive experience for end-users, and SFCNY may provide aggregated information to show examples of practices that worked well, and practices that did not work well.

 

Cookies and Other Technologies

A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on the hard drive of your computer or device when you access the Site. We may use cookies and/or other storage on your device to help us collect, maintain, and use this information, for the following purposes: (1) personalize your experience and provide you with customized content, (2) monitor Site and Account usage to better understand how you interact with our Services, (3) remember you when you return to the Site, and (4) conduct research to improve our content and services. You may refuse to accept cookies, but by doing so you may not be able to use certain features on the Site or take full advantage of all of our offerings. All web browsers offer you some form of ability to manage your cookie preferences.

We may also use a third-party analytics partner, who may employ some form of software technology to help us better manage content on our Site; by informing us about what content is effective. The information gathered by third-party analytics software is not tied to Personally Identifiable Information; however, the use of cookies and other technologies by our partners and service providers is not covered by our privacy statement. We do not have access or control over these third-party cookies and technologies.

Our Site or mobile application may also include social media features, such as, but not limited to the Facebook “Like” button and Twitter “Tweet” button. These features may collect your IP address and page visits; and may set a cookie to enable their feature to function properly. Social media features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy Statement of the company providing it.

 

When Do We Share or Disclose Information?

 

We may disclose or share information collected from you and about you; to the following entities; for the following purposes: (1) to our service providers and suppliers, if such disclosure enables any of them to perform a business, professional, or technical support function for us, for example to process payments, (2) as necessary if we believe that there has been a Statement violation such as those published on our site, or some violation of terms you signed, or some other violation of our rights or the rights of any third party, (3) to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies, or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by or otherwise required by law, and (4) otherwise with your consent. Additionally, in the event of a merger, acquisition, reorganization, or sale of our entity or our assets, or in the event of our bankruptcy; your personal information may be one of the transferred or acquired assets. We may also share your personal information where you have granted us permission to do so, and we reserve the right to use and disclose any information collected via the Site that is not in a Personally Identifiable form.

 

How Can I Update My Personal Information?

You may review, update, correct any Personal Information in your locast.org Account by contacting us, or by making the appropriate modifications in your Account profile or preferences.

 

Is My Information Secure?

Security is of paramount importance to us, and we work hard to ensure that our Site and Services are as secure as is possible. We have taken certain physical, electronic, contractual, and managerial steps to safeguard and secure the information we collect from Site visitors and Service users. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is ever 100% secure; therefore while we endeavor to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you register on our Site or use our Services, it is your responsibility to protect the security of your Account, and any end-users you are providing services to through our Services and your Account.

 

Links, and Third-Party Sites and Services

 

The Site may contain links to Third-Party Websites, and some Third-Parties may use our Services to provide services to end-users. Third-Parties may have privacy policies that differ from our own, and we are not responsible for the activities and practices that take place on these sites; or any services provided through our Services. We therefore encourage you to review the privacy Statement posted on the Third-Party Website; should you access them through the Site, or through our Services. The fact that we may link to or incorporate a third-party’s services, functionality, or website; or present some type of advertisement; is not an endorsement, authorization, or representation of our affiliation with that third-party; nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over Third-Party Websites, or any third-party services provided through our Services; including their use of personal information. Our Privacy Statement only applies to our Site and Services, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other websites, or third-party services provided through our Services.

 

General

 

Information Retention

We will retain your information for as long as your Account is active, or as is needed to provide you with our Services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. Additionally, we will archive information after it is no longer useful for providing our Services.

 

Children’s Information

The Site and our Services are not directed to children under the age of 16, nor do we knowingly collect any personal information from them.

 

Statement Agreement

By using any part of the Site or our Services, you agree to the current Privacy Statement and Terms of Service to which this Privacy Statement is associated.

 

Changes to This Statement

We reserve the right to make changes this privacy Statement from time to time at our sole discretion. When we do, we will post the change(s) on our website.

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