Privacy Policy

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This Privacy Policy describes our policies on the collection, use, and disclosure of information about you in connection with your use of this Website, including those offered through Powerhouse Rugby emails, social media interactions, and mobile applications. The terms “we”, “us”, and “PHR” refer to Powerhouse Rugby and/or B. Cox. When you use this Website, you consent to Powerhouserugby.com collection, use, and disclosure of information about you as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy was last updated April 2017.

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.

2. COOKIES

PowerhouseRugby.com, and third parties with whom we partner, may use cookies, web beacons, tags, scripts, local shared objects such as HTML5 and Flash (sometimes called “flash cookies”), advertising identifiers (including mobile identifiers such as Apple’s IDFA or Google’s Advertising ID) and similar technology (“Cookies”) in connection with your use of this Website, third party websites, and mobile applications. Cookies may have unique identifiers and reside, among other places, on your computer or mobile device, in emails we send to you, and on our web pages. Cookies may transmit information about you and your use of this Website, such as your browser type, search preferences, IP address, data relating to advertisements that have been displayed to you or that you have clicked on, and the date and time of your use. Cookies may be persistent or stored only during an individual session.

The purposes for which we use Cookies on this Website include:

… 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 prevent fraud, protect your data from unauthorized parties, and comply with legal requirements. For example, we use Cookies to determine if you are logged in.
… 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 make any advertising more relevant to users and more valuable to advertisers. For example, we may use Cookies to serve you interest-based ads, such as ads that are displayed to you based on your visits to other websites, or to tell us if you have recently clicked on an ad.
… 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:

Advertisers: We may allow third parties to use Cookies through this Website to collect the same type of information for the same purposes as PowerhouseRugby.com does for itself. In doing so, Powerhouse Rugby adheres to the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising. Third parties may be able to associate the information they collect with other information they have about you from other sources. We do 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, we 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.

Service Providers: We may rely on third-party providers to support or provide some of the services that are available through this Website, such as reservations and food delivery. We 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. We 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: We may share user information in the aggregate with third parties, such as advertisers and content distributors. For example, we may disclose the number of users that have been exposed to or clicked on, advertisements.

Business Transfers: We may share information from or about you with our parent companies, subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control, in which case we will require them to honor this Privacy Policy. If another company acquires Powerhouse Rugby or all or substantially all of our assets, that company will possess the same information and will assume the rights and obligations with respect to that information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Investigations: We may investigate and disclose information from or about you if we 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, we 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, we do not share your personal information with them and are not responsible for their privacy practices. We suggest 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.

6. CHILDREN

This Website is intended for general rugby audiences and is not directed to children under age 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under age 16. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information without parental consent, please contact support. If we become aware that a child under 16 has provided us with personal information without parental consent, we will take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account.

7. SECURITY

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or via a mobile device, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

8. CONTACT INFORMATION

If you believe that Powerhouse Rugby has not adhered to this Privacy Policy, you may contact us:

support(at)powerhouserugby.com

9. MODIFICATIONS TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the Privacy Policy will govern our collection, use, and disclosure of information about you and will be located here. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by email or by posting a notice on this Website prior to the effective date of the changes. By continuing to access or use this Website after those changes become effective, you agree to the revised Privacy Policy.

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.

 

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