Thank you for visiting SportLinker.com. Your privacy is important to us. To better
protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices
you can make about the way your information is collected and used at this site.
The Information We Collect
We collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web
pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating
system you are using, (e.g., Windows '95 or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider
(e.g., America Online, Earthlink).
This is typical information stored by all web servers. The only personally identifiable
information that Sportlinker.com collects is your email address to allow access to the more secure areas of
the site. Sportlinker.com allows anonymous email address to be used, which allows users on the site to
appear more anonymous.
How We Use the Information
We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our
products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other
products, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you.
We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when you
have won one of our contests or when we make changes to our subscriber agreements, to fulfill a request by
you for an online newsletter, or to contact you about your account with us.
The information we collect in connection with our online forums and communities is used
to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to facilitate participation in these online
forums and communities and, from time to time, to offer you products, programs, or services.
If you choose to submit content for publication, we may publish your screen name and
other information you have provided to us.
We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve
the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may
use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to offer you products, programs, or
We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process, for
example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a
law enforcement agency's request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take
action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the
addition, we may transfer information about you if we are acquired by or merged with another
Agents and contractors who have access to personally identifiable information are
required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice by, for
example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are
Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of
information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be
disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Notice.
Finally, the sites covered by this Privacy Notice will not use or transfer personally
identifiable information provided to us in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also
providing you with an opportunity to opt out of these unrelated uses.
To enhance your experience with our sites, many of our web pages use "cookies." Cookies
are text files we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do
not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide
this information to us by, for example, registering at one of our sites. However, once you choose to
furnish the site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data
stored in the cookie.
recognize your user id when you return to our site).
Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites, and Sponsors
Some areas of our site contain links to other sites whose information practices may be
different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices as we have no control over
information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
The sites covered by this Privacy Notice sometimes may offer content (e.g., contests,
sweepstakes, or promotions) that is sponsored by or co branded with identified third parties. By virtue of
these relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors
voluntarily submit to participate in the site activity. We have no control over these third parties' use of
this information. The site will notify you at the time of requesting personally identifiable information if
these third parties will obtain such information.
Some of the sites covered by this Privacy Notice may use a reputable third party to
present or serve the advertisements that you may see at its Web pages. These third party ad servers may use
cookies, web beacons, clear .gifs or similar technologies to help present such advertisements, and to help
measure and research the advertisements' effectiveness. The use of these technologies by these third party
Our Commitment to Security
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to
safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information
we collect online.
How You can Access or Correct Information
To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your
identity before granting access or making corrections.
Special Note for Parents
The site you are visiting is one of the general audience sites. For more information
about our online privacy practices for children's sites, consult the privacy notice at the children's site
in which you are interested.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about the online policy for this site or its
implementation you may contact us at privacy@SportLinker.com.
Updates & Effective Date
From time to time, we may update this privacy notice. We will notify you about material
changes in the way we treat personally identifiable information by placing a notice on our site. We
encourage you to periodically check back and review this policy so that you always will know what
information we collect, how we use it, and to whom we disclose it.
The Privacy Notice posted on this site was updated on or about June 25, 2005.