Effective Date: December 13, 2007
What Types of Information Does RankMonster.com Collect From Me?
Personal Information. We collect Personal Information that you provide to us, such as your name, mailing address, date of birth, phone number, and email address.
Non-Personal Information. We also collect non-personal information from you, such as your browser type, the URL of the previous website you visited, your ISP, operating system, and your Internet protocol (IP) Address ("Non-Personal Information"). Non-Personal Information cannot be easily used to personally identify you.
How and When Does RankMonster.com Collect This Information?
Providing Information to Us. We collect Personal Information from you when you provide it to us. For example, if you sign up to use our service or purchase a product from our store, we may collect your name and/or nickname, date of birth, mailing address, telephone number, and email address.
Communications With Us. If you communicate with us regarding the Website or the RankMonster.com Services, we will collect any information that you provide to us in any such communication.
Analytic and Reporting Technologies. Like the operators of most websites, we use analytic and reporting technologies to record Non-Personal Information such as Internet domain and host names, Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser software, operating system types, and the dates and times that the Website is accessed. We also may contract with online partners to help manage, monitor and optimize our Website and the RankMonster.com Services and to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising, communications and how visitors use the Website. To do this, we may use web beacons and cookies.
How Does RankMonster.com Use My Information?
Personal Information. We use Personal Information primarily for our own internal purposes, such as providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving the RankMonster.com Services and the Website, fulfilling requests for information, emailing or shipping the products that you order, and providing customer support. Similarly, league and ladder administrators have ability to contact you regarding events or changes on ladders you are a member of.
Non-Personal Information. We use Non-Personal Information to track the use of the Website and the RankMonster.com Services and for other internal purposes, such as providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving the RankMonster.com Services and the Website.
When Will RankMonster.com Disclose My Information to Third Parties?
Disclosure to Successors. We may disclose your Personal Information to any successor-in-interest of ours, such as a company that acquires us. In the event RankMonster.com goes through a business transition, such as a merger or acquisition by or with another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via email or by a notice on our Website of any such change in ownership or control of your Personal Information.
Disclosure to Unaffiliated Third Parties. We may on rare occasion disclose your Personal Information to prevent an emergency, to prevent harm to others, to respond to legal requirements, to protect or enforce our rights and policies, to protect or enforce the rights of a third party, or as required or permitted by law (including, without limitation, to comply with a subpoena or court order). In particular, we may disclose your information to a third party that alleges that you have infringed their intellectual property rights through the use of our Website. Similarly, if you allege that a third party is infringing upon your intellectual property rights, we may disclose your information to that party.
Disclosure to Third Party Service Providers and Online Partners. We may contract with various third parties who help us provide, maintain and improve the Website and the RankMonster.com Services. For example, we use a third party to process payments made to us, and may subcontract out merchandise production, order fulfillment, analytics, reporting or other operations. We also may contract with online partners to help manage, monitor and optimize our Website and the RankMonster.com Services and to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising, communications and how visitors use the Website. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent such third parties from disclosing your Personal Information, except for the purpose of providing the services in question. We cannot guarantee that such third parties will not disclose your Personal Information.
Disclosure of Non-Personal Information. We will disclose Non-Personal Information, in aggregate form, to potential strategic partners, advertisers, investors, customers, and others. You may not opt-out of the sharing of this information. However, it cannot be easily used to identify you personally.
What About Cookies and Web Beacons?
A web beacon is an often-transparent graphic image, usually no larger than a 1x1 pixel that is placed on a web page or in an e-mail that is used to monitor the behavior of the user visiting the Website or receiving the e-mail.
Does RankMonster.com Protect My Personal Information?
Personal Information. Whenever we obtain your Personal Information, we use commercially reasonable efforts to protect it from unauthorized access or disclosure. However, we are not insurers of the security of your Personal Information. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions beyond our reasonable control.
Website Content. The content that you store, post, or transmit on or through the Website, such as message board postings, ladder front pages, tournament rules, hosting guidelines, or avatar images, may be accessed by other users, including people that you do not know. We are not responsible for the actions of others. Therefore, you should use care in communicating with other users and only disclose your Personal Information to other users that you know to be trustworthy. You should not assume that your content will be kept private.
How Can I Review and Make Changes to My Personal Information?
You can review and modify your personal information through account management screen, or request that we correct errors in your Personal Information by emailing us at email@example.com. For your protection, you will be required to provide proof of your identity in order to correct Personal Information. If you no longer want to use the RankMonster.com Services, you can update or deactivate individual ladder membership and/or your account through the account management screen. If you would like to deactivate or terminate your account you can also contact Customer Service.
What About Children's Privacy?
Under Thirteen. The RankMonster.com Services are intended for users ages 13 and older only. Accordingly, we will not knowingly collect or use any Personal Information from children that we know to be under the age of 13. In addition, we will delete any information in our database that we know originates from a child under the age of 13.
Thirteen to Seventeen. Prospective users between the ages of 13 and 17 can only use the RankMonster.com Services under their parents or legal guardian's supervision. If you are between the ages of 13 and 17, you, your parent, or your legal guardian may request that we deactivate any of your Personal Information in our database and/or opt-out from receiving communications from us. If you wish to do so, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I Opt-Out From Receiving Communications From RankMonster.com?
We provide you the opportunity to opt-out of having your Personal Information used for certain purposes. For example, if you no longer wish to be notified by volunteers and/or administrators of a particular ladder on our Website, you can opt out of participating on that ladder through the account management screen.
If you no longer wish to receive notifications about the status of your account you can remove it through account management screen. If you need assistance you may contact us at email@example.com; Customer Service; or via mail sent to Anetom Corporation, PO Box 025250 #78151 Miami, Florida 33102-5250.