PRIVACY POLICY

Athletes Unheard, LLC.

This Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) applies to the website located at www.athletesunheard.com (the “Site”) operated by Athletes Unheard, LLC. (“Athletes Unheard”). This Privacy Policy describes how Athletes Unheard collects, uses, shares and secures the personal information you provide. It also describes your choices regarding use, access, correction and deletion of your personal information.

1. How we Collect Information

We collect the following personal information from you:

a. Information that you provide to us about yourself

When you create an account to use our Site, we ask you for information such as: (i) contact information, including your name, email address, mailing address, or phone number; and (ii) unique identifiers, such as username, account name or password.  This information allows us to provide you with an account and operate our Site..

b. Information collected automatically

When you use our Site, either logged-in or as a guest, we use cookies and similar technologies to collect information about your location, and your activities on our website, information about your device and log information. These cookies and similar technologies collect anonymized Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, the files viewed on our site (e.g., HTML pages, graphics, etc.), operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data.

Athletes Unheard allows Google Analytics and other similar services to use these technologies to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole for the purpose of analyzing use of our Site and improving our Site.

You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level, but if you choose to disable cookies, it may limit your use of certain features or functions on our Site.

2. Purpose and Legal basis of the Processing

To offer our Site to you: We use your information to identify you, provide you with technical support and assistance; and communicate with you about the Site and promote the Site to you via email. For example we will contact you to notify you of any issues with the Site or any suspicious activity in your account. The legal basis for these uses is the performance of services requested by you by your visiting the Site.

To optimize or improve the Site: We use your information to understand your usage of our Site, improve the content on our Site, and improve user experience generally. The legal basis for these uses is our legitimate interest in the improvement and optimization of our Site and service offerings.

3. How we Share your Information

We share your personal information only with (i) certain third-party service providers, (ii) as required by law, and (iii) in connection with the protection and enforcement of our legal and contractual rights.

With Service Providers: We share your information with third parties who provide services on our behalf to help with our business activities. This includes: providing customer service, sending marketing communications, setting cookies for marketing purposes, conducting research and analysis and providing cloud computing infrastructure. The legal basis for sharing this information is our legitimate interest in providing our Site efficiently and we implement measures to safeguard your information.

With Public Authorities or Law Enforcement: In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose your personal information as required by law (such as to comply with a subpoena or other legal process), when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, when we believe there is a violation to our Terms of Service or your other agreement with us, to protect your safety or the safety of others, to investigate fraud, to respond to a government request, if we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, or if we are involved in a bankruptcy or liquidation proceeding. The legal basis for this is our legitimate interest in protecting our legal rights and those of others, compliance with legal obligations and our legitimate interest in fulfilling legal obligations imposed by legal authorities outside of the EU.

Prevent fraud and abuse of the Site: We will share information to prevent or detect fraud or to address technical issues and if we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding situations that involve abuse of the Site infrastructure. The legal basis for this is our legitimate interest in the maintaining the security of our Site.

We also process and share information in an aggregated, de-identified manner, where the information is shared as part of a statistical report and does not contain personal information.

4. Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. We implement adequate measures to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received. Athletes Unheard takes steps to ensure that such data remains private and confidential. We restrict access to personal information to Athletes Unheard employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our service. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, you can contact us via the contact information below.

5. Rights with respect to your information

Upon request Athlete Unheard will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may access, correct, obtain a copy of or request deletion of your personal information by contacting us via the contact information below. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe. In certain circumstances, we may be required by law to retain your personal information, or may need to retain your personal information in order to continue providing service.

You may sign-up to receive email or newsletters or other communications from us. If you would like to discontinue receiving this information, you may update your email preferences by using the “Unsubscribe” link found in emails we send to you or by contacting us via the contact information below.

6. Data Retention

We may retain your information for as long as needed to provide you services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements. In certain circumstances, we may be required by law to retain your personal information, or may need to retain your personal information in order to continue providing access to the Site.

Even if you delete your account, keep in mind that the deletion by our third party providers may not be immediate and that the deleted information may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time.

7. Policy Regarding Children

The Site is not directed to children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 18. If you are under 18, please do not use the Site and do not provide any personal information to us. If you become aware that a child under 18 has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us at info@athletesunheard.com. If you are a California resident under the age of 18 and you wish to remove publicly available content, please contact us at info@athletesunheard.com with the subject line “California Eraser”.

8. Transfers of information not from the EEA

To the extent that personal information is transferred to the United States from countries other than countries within the European Economic Area and Switzerland, including personal information that is transferred from Canada, we employ safeguards such as selecting third party vendors carefully, ensuring personal information will be used and disclosed only as set out in this privacy policy and that it is protected by appropriate security safeguards.

However, in connection with these transfers of personal information, your personal information may be subject to privacy laws that may not provide the same protection as your country of residence. For example, government entities in such other countries may have certain rights to access your personal information. By using this Site you are consenting to this transfer of your personal information.

9. Browser Do Not Track

Some browsers offer a “do not track” (“DNT”) option. Because no common industry or legal standard for DNT has been adopted by industry groups, technology companies, or regulators, we do not respond to DNT signals. We will make efforts to continue to monitor developments around DNT browser technology and the implementation of a standard.

10. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may need to update this policy from time to time. Unless otherwise required by law, we will notify you before we make such changes and give you an opportunity to review them before they go into effect. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

11. Privacy Questions / Feedback

If you have questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy please contact us at info@athletesunheard.com

 

Last updated December 3rd, 2020