Pickleball Portal ("Pickleball Portal") operates pickleballportal.com and may operate other websites. It is Pickleball Portal's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Pickleball Portal collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Pickleball Portal's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Pickleball Portal's visitors use its website. From time to time, Pickleball Portal may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Pickleball Portal also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on pickleballportal.com blogs/sites. Pickleball Portal only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Pickleball Portal's websites choose to interact with Pickleball Portal in ways that require Pickleball Portal to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Pickleball Portal gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at pickleballportal.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Pickleball Portal are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Pickleball Portal collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Pickleball Portal. Pickleball Portal does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Pickleball Portal may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Pickleball Portal may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Pickleball Portal does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Pickleball Portal discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Pickleball Portal's behalf or to provide services available at Pickleball Portal's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Pickleball Portal's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Pickleball Portal will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Pickleball Portal discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Pickleball Portal believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Pickleball Portal, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Pickleball Portal website and have supplied your email address, Pickleball Portal may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Pickleball Portal and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Pickleball Portal takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Pickleball Portal, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Pickleball Portal goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Pickleball Portal may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.