This statement governs our privacy policies with respect to those users of the Site ("Visitors") who visit without transacting business and Visitors who register to transact business on the Site and make use of the various services offered by 9Round.com (collectively, "Services") (members who register to transact business are referred to herein as "Authorized Customers").
Personally Identifiable Information
This term refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, email address, credit card information, demographic information, and any other information you may voluntarily provide. Personally, Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an identified individual.
What kind of Personally Identifiable Information is collected?
We may collect basic user profile information from all of our Visitors. We collect the following additional information from our Authorized Customers: their Member Identification number, email address and sometimes their address and phone number as well to enable the set-up of Personal Web Pages.
At certain times, you may have the choice of whether or not to disclose certain Personally Identifiable Information in navigating the Site; some parts of the Site and some services may be more difficult or impossible to use if you choose not to disclose Personally Identifiable Information.
You may at some point have the option to receive future offers and updates from the Us by checking the appropriate opt-in box. If you choose to opt-in, your Personally Identifiable Information will be kept in a secured database and We will alert you via email to new features, special offers, updated information and new services.
What organizations collect information?
In addition to our direct collection of information, our third-party service vendors (such as credit card companies, clearinghouses, banks and fitness service providers) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, escrow services, personal wellness plans and coaching, customized nutritional supplements and online nutritional and exercise planning may collect this information from our Visitors and Authorized Customers. We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how they use personal information provided to them from Visitors and Authorized Customers. Some of these third parties may be intermediaries that act solely as links in the distribution chain and do not store, retain, or use the information given to them.
How does the Site use Personally Identifiable Information?
We and our franchisees, agents, employees, affiliates, successors and assigns (our "Affiliates") may use your Personal Information for any of the following purposes: (1) to customize the Site; (2) to understand the use of the Site and make improvements; (3) to fulfill prizes and make service offerings; (4) to fulfill buying and selling requests on the Site; (5) to register visitors for online activities such as: online ordering, sweepstakes, contests, surveys, employment applications, comment forms, or any other online interactive activities; (6) to respond to specific requests from visitors; (7) to obtain parental consent from visitors under 18 years of age, when necessary; (8) to provide any necessary notices to visitors or their parent or legal guardians if situations prompt such notification; (9) to protect the security or integrity of the Site if necessary; (10) to send notices of special promotions, offers or solicitations; and (11) in general, to promote and market Our business and Our franchise system. We may email Visitors and Authorized Customers about research or purchase and selling opportunities on the Site or information related to the subject matter of the Site. We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to contact Visitors and Authorized Customers in response to specific inquiries, or to provide the requested information. We also use the information to provide information to our franchisees.
With whom may the information be shared?
All Personally Identifiable Information that we collect may be shared with our franchisees, agents, employees, affiliates, successors and assigns (our "Affiliates"). Personally Identifiable Information about Authorized Customers may be shared with other Authorized Customers who wish to evaluate potential transactions with other Authorized Customers. We may share aggregated information about our Visitors, including the demographics of our Visitors and Authorized Customers, with not only our Affiliates but also our third-party vendors. We also offer the opportunity to "opt out" of receiving information or being contacted by Us or by any agency acting on our behalf.
How is Personally Identifiable Information stored?
Personally Identifiable Information collected by 9Round.com is securely stored and is not generally accessible to third parties or employees of 9Round.com except for uses as indicated above.
What choices are available to Visitors regarding collection, use, and distribution of the information?
Visitors and Authorized Customers may opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by us and/or our vendors and affiliated agencies by responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Are Cookies Used on the Site?
Cookies are a common part of many commercial Websites that allow small text files to be sent by a Website, accepted by a Web browser and then placed on your hard drive as recognition for repeat visits to the Site. Every time you visit Our Site, Our servers, through cookies, pixels and/or GIF files, collect basic technical information such as your domain name, the address of the last URL visited prior to clicking through to the Site, and your browser and operating system. You do not need to enable cookies to visit Our Site; however, some parts of the Site and some services may be more difficult or impossible to use if cookies are disabled.
How does 9Round.com use login information?
9Round.com uses login information, including, but not limited to, IP addresses, ISPs, and browser types, to analyze trends, administer the Site, track a user's movement and use, gather broad demographic information and provide Personal Web Page access to Authorized Customers.
What partners or service providers who are not 9Round's Affiliates have access to Personally Identifiable Information from Visitors and/or Authorized Customers on the Site?
Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information to comply with the law.
We will disclose Personally Identifiable Information in order to comply with a court order or subpoena or a request from a law enforcement agency to release information. We will also disclose Personally Identifiable Information when reasonably necessary to protect the safety of our Visitors and Authorized Customers.
How does the Site keep Personally Identifiable Information secure?
All of our Affiliates are familiar with our security policy and practices. The Personally Identifiable Information of our Visitors and Authorized Customers is only accessible to a limited number of qualified employees who are given a password in order to gain access to the information. We audit our security systems and processes on a regular basis. Sensitive information, such as credit card numbers, is protected by encryption protocols, in place to protect information sent over the Internet. While we take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering, and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to Visitors or Authorized Customers for any such occurrences.
How can Visitors correct any inaccuracies in Personally Identifiable Information?
Visitors and Authorized Customers may contact us to update Personally Identifiable Information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by emailing us at email@example.com.
Can a Visitor delete or deactivate Personally Identifiable Information collected by the Site?
We provide Visitors and Authorized Customers with a mechanism to delete/deactivate Personally Identifiable Information from the Site's database by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. However, because of backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to delete a Visitor's entry without retaining some residual information. An individual who requests to have Personally Identifiable Information deactivated will have this information functionally deleted, and we will not sell, transfer, or use Personally Identifiable Information relating to that individual in any way moving forward.
Policy in the Event of Merger or Acquisition
In the event that We go through a business transition, such as a merger, another company acquires us or a subsidiary, or We sell a portion of its assets, your personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. Thirty days prior to the change of ownership or control, you will be informed of this exchange and its effects via prominent notice on Our site. If as a result of a business transition, your personally identifiable information will be used in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, you will be given the choice to opt-out.