Version Affective Date: 02/20/2015
Protecting your privacy is of the utmost importance to us at LNJ Sports. This policy explains how we collect, use and disclose the personal information you may provide while using our website. It is always your choice whether to provide personal information through our website. Any personal information you provide will be treated with care, and subject to this policy, will not be used or disclosed in ways to which you have not consented.
|SECURITY AND HOW WE PROTECT VISITOR INFORMATION?|
The security of your personal information is extremely important to us! Our website and server is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. Our website also performs regular Malware Scanning. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. When you enter sensitive information, such as a credit card number on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Technology.
Our 256 Bit Encryption SSL Certificate can be found at the bottom of our site in the customer service section. We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order, submits, or accesses their account information to maintain the safety of your personal information. All transactions are processed through a payment gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers. However, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. If you have any questions about security on our website, please contact us.
|INFORMATION AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED|
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways.
Non-Identifiable Information: Like many other websites on the net, the website automatically collects certain non-identifiable information regarding website users, such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer, the IP address of your Internet Service Provider, the date and time you access the website, the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the website, the operating system you are using, the sections of the website you visit, the website pages read and images viewed and the content you download from the website. This non-identifiable information is used for website and system administration purposes and to improve the website. We also may use non-identifiable information to initiate interactive, real-time discussions with users. Your non-identifiable information may be disclosed to others and permanently archived for future use.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If users disable cookies in their browser: If you disable cookies, some features on our site may be disabled. By doing this, it will turn off some of the features that make our site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly. However, you can still place orders with us or you may place your order over the telephone by calling us at our number at the top of our website.
We may use non-personal information to create aggregate tracking information reports regarding the website's user demographics, traffic patterns and purchases. None of the tracking information in the reports can be connected to the identities or other personal information of individual users. We also may link track information with personal information voluntarily provided by website users. Once such a link is made, all of the linked information is treated as personal information and will be used and disclosed only in accordance with this policy.
|PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU SPECIFICALLY PROVIDE|
Your Personal Information: During your website use, you may be asked to voluntarily provide certain personal information, such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone number or credit card information. This information is used to make communicating with you easier and to help you carryout the transactions with us and apply for access to certain special features of our website. It is always your choice whether to provide personal information; unfortunately, without providing the requested information, certain site features will not be accessible, and you will not be able to make any transactions through our site.
If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, or delete it by making the change to your account information by visiting the "My Account" section of our website or by contacting us by the "Contact Us" or by telephone which can be found in our customer service section below.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend's email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. LNJ Sports stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program. No other email will follow as this is done by our internal website "Email a Friend" feature. Your friend may also contact us if they like to be removed from our database as well.
Use of Your Personal Information: We may use your personal information to contact and correspond with you, to respond to your inquiries, to process transactions and payments and to facilitate and enhance your use of the website. We may develop a confidential customer profile for you (called customer group), which will be used to provide the very best service to you.
Emails from Us: From time to time, we may send an email, or other communications containing information about us or other matters that we believe will interest you. At any time you may ask us to stop sending you email and other information by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. We respect your privacy and do not sell, rent or abuse the customer email list. Also, each email sent by us will tell you how to decline further emails.
|THIRD PARTY DISCLOSURE|
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links: Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Google: Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. (https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en). We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site but we may do so in the future.
|SOCIAL MEDIA and WIDGETS|
Our website allows you to engage with Social Media Services, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest "Social Networks", and widgets such as the "Share or Like" Button, or interactive connect programs that run on our website or which link from Social Networks to our website are considered "Social Functions". By do so, these Social Functions may access, collect and integrate with your Social Network accounts and information. Social Functions may collect your IP address, identify which page you are visiting on our website, and set a cookie. If you choose to use these social functions, you may be sharing certain social network profile elements with us, including your name, email address, birthday, comments, contacts, photos, and your interests.
|OTHER PRIVACY LAWS|
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act): We sell products intended for purchase by adults that are of age 18 or older. If you make a purchase with us, you are representing that you are an adult. When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online. We will not knowingly collect any personal information from and do not specifically market to children under 13. If any parent, guardian or other responsible adult becomes aware that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us at email@example.com. If we become aware that personal information from a child under 13 has been collected without such child's parent or guardian's consent, we will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
How does our site handle do not track signals? We do not honor (DNT) headers.
Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking? It's also important to note that we allow third party behavioral tracking.
Fair Information Practices: The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We also agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
Active Account Users: Our website database will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with our services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, please contact us by using our "Contact Us" or by telephone. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with any legal obligations, resolve disputes, and disagreements.
Questions or Concerns, we can be contacted at: