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Privacy Policy

 

Your privacy is important to PGA TOUR Charities, Inc. This notice explains our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used on this Site. This policy applies only to information gathered through and in connection with this Site.

At this Site, personally identifiable information requested may include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, date of birth, gender, credit card information, and interests in and use of various products and services. Personally identifiable information requested about other people may include: designated beneficiary’s name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number. Certain features of this Site may only be available to persons who provide the requested personally identifiable information. We may collect non-personally identifiable information such as type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider.  We may receive and store information such as Automatic Information and IP address. Automatic Information is information collected by our computers when you request web pages or ads from the Site. IP address is a number automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet.

This Site uses cookies. If you do not want to allow information to be collected through the use of cookies, you can generally opt out of providing this information by turning the cookies off in your browser. Some areas may not provide an acceptable experience if cookies are disabled.

We may collect IP addresses and/or Automatic Information for purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers and sponsors. Automatic Information may include the page served, the time, the source of the request, the type of browser making the request, the preceding page view and other such information.

Web pages throughout the Site may contain electronic images called web beacons, which may be used:
• to count unique web browsers, visits and page views
• to monitor Site traffic and conversion patterns
• to provide our web-serving applications with access to cookies
• in HTML-formatted email messages

You may be asked to complete a registration form which will provide us with personally identifiable information. You may also be asked to choose a user ID and password in order to identify yourself during future visits to the Site.

We may offer newsletters and other email communications about the Site or about our affiliates, subsidiaries, business partners, advertisers and sponsors. You may cancel your email subscription by following the instructions provided on the Site or in the newsletters or emails.

If you purchase a product from us, make a donation or subscribe to any of the services offered on our Site, we will ask you to complete an order form that will require certain information from you, including credit card number and expiration date, billing address and shipping information, if applicable. We will use this information to complete the transaction requested.
We may use the information you provide to fulfill requests for products and services, to fulfill a donation, to respond to inquiries about offerings, and to offer other products or services of interest to you. We use information you provide about others to send gifts or cards or to offer products or services. If you choose to submit content for publication, we may publish your screen name and other information you provided.

We may use non-personally identifiable information to improve the design and content of this Site, to enable us to personalize your experience, to analyze Site usage, or to offer you products or services. We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process, a law enforcement agency’s request, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our terms of use, or as otherwise required by law. Agents and contractors who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy. Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that is collected will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.

We may also disclose personally identifiable information to companies whose practices are not covered by this privacy notice. If this Site shares personally identifiable information, it will provide you with an opportunity to opt out or block such uses. If you have signed up to receive our emails and prefer not to continue to receive marketing information from this Site, follow the unsubscribe instructions provided on any marketing e-mail you receive from this Site. We will not use or transfer personally identifiable information in ways unrelated to the ones described above without providing an opportunity to opt out.

We employ other businesses, services and individuals to perform functions on our behalf who may have access to personally identifiable information needed to perform their functions but may not use it for other purposes.

We may send offers to you on behalf of other partners but we do not give that partner your name and address. If you do not want to receive such offers, you may opt out in the email or change your preferences.

We may share aggregate information such as demographics and Site usage statistics to advertisers, sponsors or other organizations but we do not give such parties access to your personally identifiable information.

Opt-in or opt-out messages throughout the Site may ask if you would like your information to be shared for special offers from third parties. If you opt-in, your information will be subject to the privacy policy of such third parties. We are not responsible for privacy practices of other companies and you should review them prior to providing your personally identifiable information.

The Site may use third party network advertisers to serve the advertisements and a traffic measurement service to analyze the traffic on the Site. Although advertisers and other companies do not have access to cookies as provided by the Site, they may themselves set and access their own cookies if you choose to have cookies enabled. Third party cookies are governed by each third party’s specific privacy policy, not this one. Please visit: http://www.networkadvertising.org for information collection practices and opt-out procedures of third party ad servers.

We may share your information with our subsidiaries and affiliates.  We or any of our assets, including the Site, may be sold, or other transactions may occur in which your personally identifiable information is one of the key business assets and may be an asset we transfer.

We will never sell, trade, share, or rent your personal information to any charity, merchant partner, or any other company or individual without your prior consent.  We work with a third-party credit card processing company who securely manages all customer data in accordance with consumer data protection laws enacted worldwide, including data handling, storage, and security.  When you make a donation on the Site, you need to provide your name, email address, credit card, and billing information.  You should always consult your tax professional with respect to the treatment of any donation, however, you should be aware that you may not be entitled to a tax deduction with respect to charitable contributions of $250 or more unless you print the appropriate acknowledgement/confirmation page.

In the event we are required to respond to subpoenas, court orders or other legal process, your personally identifiable information may be disclosed pursuant to such subpoena, court order or legal process, which may be without notice to you.

This Site may contain links to other sites. You should consult the other sites’ privacy notices. We do not have ultimate control over these third parties’ use of this information. We will notify you at the time of requesting personally identifiable information if these third parties will obtain such information.

We and our advertisers may use a third party for advertisements. These third party ad servers may use cookies, web beacons, clear .gifs or similar technologies to present advertisements or to research the advertisements’ effectiveness and such use is subject to their own privacy policies. For more information about third-party ad servers, click here http://www.networkadvertising.org/.

We have physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.

The Site is a general audience site.  We do not currently collect any personal information from children under the age of thirteen on the Site. If we collect personally identifiable information from children in the future, we will do so in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (15 U.S.C. 6501 et seq.).

You may send an e-mail to request access to or correction of your personally identifiable information. For verification purposes please include your first name, last name, e-mail address and the password you use for said service, if any. If you have any questions, contact us at legal@pgatourhq.com.

We may update this Privacy Policy. We will notify you about material changes in the way we treat personally identifiable information by placing a notice on this Site. Please periodically review this Privacy Policy so that you always will know what information we collect, how we use it, and to whom we disclose it. The Privacy Notice was updated on or about January 10, 2011.

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