1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
PowerhouseRugby.com may collect and store information about you when you use this Website. We use the information to fulfill your requests, provide this Website’s functionality, improve this Website’s quality, personalize your learning experience, track usage of this Website, provide feedback to third party sponsors and content providers that are listed on this Website, display relevant advertising, market this Website and/or B. Cox, provide customer support, email you, back up our systems and allow for disaster recovery, enhance the security of this Website, and comply with legal obligations.
Among the information we collect, please note:
Account Information: If you create an account on PowerhouseRugby.com, we may store and use your full name, email address, zip code, and other information you may provide with your account, such as your gender. Your first name and last initial, as well as any photos you submit through the registration process, will be internally publicly displayed as part of your account profile. You can modify some of the information associated with your account. If you believe that someone has created an unauthorized account depicting you or your likeness, you can request its removal by contacting support.
Public Content: The information that you contribute through commenting is intended for public consumption. Commenting is moderated before going live.
Transactional Information: If you initiate a purchase, we may collect and store information about you, such as your name, phone number, address, email, and credit card information, as well as any other information you provide to us, in order to process your transaction, send communications about them to you, and populate forms for future transactions. This information may be shared with third parties for the same purposes. Powerhouse Rugby does not disclose your personal information to third parties for the purpose of directly marketing their services to you unless you first agree to such disclosure. When you submit credit card numbers, we encrypt that information using industry standard technology. If you write reviews about businesses with which you transact through this Website.
Activity: We may store information about your use of this Website, such as your search activity, the pages you view, the date and time of your visit, course information you view, and purchases you make through this Website. We also may store information that your computer or mobile device provides to us in connection with your use of this Website, such as your browser type, type of computer or mobile device, browser language, IP address, advertising identifier, location (including geolocation, beacon based location, and GPS location), and requested and referring URLs. You may be able to disallow our use of certain location data through your device or browser settings.
… to make the Website work in the way you expect. For example, we use a Cookie that tells us whether you have already signed up for an account.
… to remember information about how you prefer this Website to behave and look. For example, we use a Cookie that tells us whether you have declined to allow us to use your phone’s geolocation data.
… to allow or prevent notices of information or options that we think could improve your use of this Website. For example, we use a Cookie that stops us from showing you the email signup notification if you have already seen it.
… to help Powerhouse Rugby understand how visitors use this Website. For example, we use a Cookie that tells us how our search suggestions correlate to your interactions with the search page.
… to manage cookies. It may be possible to disable some (but not all) Cookies through your device or browser settings, but doing so may affect the functionality of this Website. The method for disabling Cookies may vary by device and browser, but can usually be found in preferences or security settings. For example, iOS and Android devices each have settings which are designed to limit forms of ad tracking. For flash cookies, you can manage your privacy settings by clicking here. Please note that changing any of these settings does not prevent the display of all advertisements or this Website’s content to you.
3. THIRD PARTIES
Third parties may receive information about you as follows:
Third parties may be able to associate the information they collect with other information they have about you from other sources. PowerHouseRugby.com does not necessarily have access to or control over the Cookies they use, but you may be able to opt out of some of their practices by visiting the following links: Network Advertising Initiative, Omniture, Digital Advertising Alliance, and PrivacyChoice. Please note that opting out does not prevent the display of all advertisements to you. Additionally, PowerHouseRugby.com may share non-personally identifiable information from or about you with third parties, such as location data, advertising identifiers, or a cryptographic hash of a common account identifier to facilitate the display of targeted advertising. You may be able to limit our sharing of some of this information through your mobile device settings, as described in Section 2 above.
PowerHouseRugby.com is also a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for PowerHouseRugby.com to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Service Providers – PowerHouseRugby.com may rely on third-party providers to support or provide some of the services that are available through this Website, such as courses and newsletter delivery. PowerHouseRugby.com may also rely on third-party providers to perform certain services for us in connection with your use of this Website, such as communications and hosting services, network security, technical and customer support, tracking and reporting functions, quality assurance testing, payment processing, our own marketing of this Website, and other functions. PowerHouseRugby.com may share information from or about you with these third-party providers so that they can perform their services or complete your requests. These third party providers may share information with us that they obtain from or about you in connection with providing their services or completing your requests. Third party providers may also share this information with their subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control. Some of our web pages utilize framing techniques to serve content to you from our third-party providers while preserving the look and feel of this Website. In such cases, please note that the information you provide is being provided to the third party.
Aggregate Information – PowerHouseRugby.com may share user information in the aggregate with third parties, such as advertisers and content distributors. For example, PowerHouseRugby.com may disclose the number of users that have been exposed to or clicked on, advertisements.
Investigations – PowerHouseRugby.com may investigate and disclose information from or about you if PowerHouseRugby.com have a good-faith belief that such investigation or disclosure (a) is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process and law enforcement instructions and orders, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, judicial proceeding, or other legal process served on us; (b) is helpful to prevent, investigate, or identify possible wrongdoing in connection with this Website; or (c) protects our rights, reputation, property, or that of our users, affiliates, or the public. If you complain to Powerhouse Rugby about content through this Website, PowerHouseRugby.com may share the substance of your complaint with the contributor of that content in order to provide an opportunity for the contributor to respond.
Links – This Website may contain links to unaffiliated third party services. Except as set forth herein, PowerHouseRugby.com does not share your personal information with them and are not responsible for their privacy practices. PowerHouseRugby.com suggests you read the privacy policies on or applicable to all such third-party services.
4. CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Other users may be able to identify you or associate you with your internal account with Powerhouse Rugby if you include personal information in the content you post publicly. You can reduce the risk of being personally identified by using this Website pseudonymously, though doing so could detract from the credibility of your contributions to this Website.
5. DATA RETENTION AND ACCOUNT TERMINATION
PowerhouseRugby.com may retain information to prevent, investigate, or identify possible wrongdoing in connection with this Website or to comply with legal obligations. Terminating your account does not delete this information.
This Website is intended for general rugby audiences and is not directed to children under age 16. PowerHouseRugby.com does not knowingly collect personal information from children under age 18. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information without parental consent, please contact support. If PowerHouseRugby.com becomes aware that a child under 18 has provided us with personal information without parental consent, PowerHouseRugby.com will take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account.
PowerHouseRugby.com follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once PowerHouseRugby.com receives it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or via a mobile device, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while PowerHouseRugby.com strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, PowerHouseRugby.com cannot guarantee its absolute security.
8. CONTACT INFORMATION
10. CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS: YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
PowerhouseRugby.com does not disclose your personal information to third parties for the purpose of directly marketing their services to you unless you first agree to such disclosure. If you have any questions regarding this policy or would like to change your preferences, you may contact us at support(at)powerhouserugby.com.
11. GDPR COMPLIANCE
PowerhouseRugby.com respects and complies with the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
Some of the key ways this website complies with these regulations are:
Consent – PowerhouseRugby.com explains what you’re consenting to clearly and without ‘legalese’, and ask that you explicitly consent to contact from us as soon as you land on this website. If you do not accept contact, PowerHouseRugby.com will not contact you, nor will you be able to register with PowerhouseRugby.com.
Breach Notification – In the event of a breach PowerHouseRugby.com will notify affected PowerHouseRugby.com registered users within 72 hours of first having become aware of the breach.
Right to Access – PowerHouseRugby.com registered users can request confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning them are being processed, where and for what purpose. Further, PowerhouseRugby.com shall provide a copy of the personal data, free of charge, in an electronic format.
Right to be Forgotten – Once PowerhouseRugby.com has compared your rights to “the public interest in the availability of the data,” PowerhouseRugby.com may delete your personal data where you have requested this.
Data Portability – PowerhouseRugby.com allows you to receive the personal data concerning you, which PowerHouseRugby.com will provide in a ‘commonly used and machine-readable format’ and you have the right to transmit that data to another ‘controller’.
Privacy by Design – PowerHouseRugby.com implements appropriate technical measures, in an effective way, in order to meet the requirements of this Regulation and protect the rights of data subjects. PowerhouseRugby.com holds and processes only the data absolutely necessary for the completion of PowerhouseRugby.com to assist registered users, as well as limiting the access to personal data to those needing to act out the processing.
If you wish to exercise your European data subject rights, you have the following options:
Contact Information Commissioner’s Office at:
Telephone: 0303 123 1113
Textphone: 01625 545860
Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House Water Lane
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This policy statement was last updated January 2019.