AthleticLink.com respects your privacy and your time. We are committed to protecting the personal information that you provide to us as well as our access to you either through your computer, fax or mailing address. AthleticLink.com is committed to tenaciously protecting the privacy of our users in order to allow you to utilize the services of the site with complete comfort and trust.
What The Policy Covers
This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that AthleticLink.com does not own or control or to people that AthleticLink.com does not employ or manage.
Third Parties and Links to Other Sites
The privacy certification process requires a site to be operational prior to receipt of site approval; AthleticLink.com will update and immediately post related information when it is received.
Privacy Commitment Changes
We encourage our web site visitors to read more about on-line privacy and consumer protection issues on the Federal Trade Commission's web site: www.ftc.gov.
Site User Information
A majority of the services provided on AthleticLink.com require you to submit certain user information. This personal information is necessary in order for the site to create your unique and personalized homepage. This information includes your name, address, email address, phone number, title. We only collect your information to the extent deemed reasonably necessary to fulfill the business objectives of the site. In addition, AthleticLink.com may automatically receive and record information on its server logs from your browser including your IP address (see below)
If you give us permission, we will work with our affiliate professional partners to make you aware of additional products and services that may be of interest to you or to contact you regarding site changes. AthleticLink.com will tightly control the number of contacts that you receive in a given period of time. You will have the opportunity to opt-out of, or re-activate, these types of communications at any time by editing your profile information.
During your visits to AthleticLink.com, we may also ask you for other information, such as information on your interests, your likes and dislikes regarding the site, etc., with a goal of providing you the best possible site experience.You have complete control over your profile information.
To protect your personal information, we maintain appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the information you have provided. These include, among other things, limiting access to such data to those employees performing a legitimate business function; technical security measures, such as encryption or passwords, to prevent unauthorized access; and the storage of data on secure servers or computers inaccessible by modem.
Updating/Editing Personal Profile Information
AthleticLink.com allows you to update or edit your personal information at any time. To do so, simply log into your account with your username and password and update/edit the information you have submitted. You may also opt in or cancel our promotional e-mails and newsletters at any time. The information you delete on-line will be immediately removed from our database. If you are experiencing problems with changing your information on-line, you may contact us at webmaster@AthleticLink.com.
AthleticLink.com does not collect personal information from children under 13 years of age. We believe that children should get their parents' consent before giving out personal information. If you are concerned about your child's use of AthleticLink.com, we encourage you to use Web filtering technology to supervise your child's access to the site. We also encourage you to participate in your child's experience with AthleticLink.com. With guidance, the site can prove very useful in finding a part time or summer job for your child, as well as researching available camps and clinics.
This children's privacy statement explains our practices with respect to the on-line collection and use of personal information from children under the age of thirteen, and provides important information on your rights under federal law with respect to such information. Under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, no web site operator can require, as a condition of participation in an activity, that a child under the age of 13 disclose more information than is reasonably necessary. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of thirteen, we will delete such information from our records. Because we do not collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen, we also do not knowingly distribute such information to third parties. We do not knowingly allow children under the age of thirteen to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information.
General Information Disclosure
We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include hosting our web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance and processing credit card payments. These other companies will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any third party and we require all third parties to adhere to AthleticLink.com's stated privacy policies. This means that we do not permit third-party vendors to use or sell your information in any way other than as directed by AthleticLink.com.
AthleticLink.com gives you the option of putting your resume in our database. If you activate your resume on the site, you are allowing your resume to be searchable to prospective employers and recruiters who pay for access to our resume database.
We use our best efforts to grant access to this database only to paying employers, recruiters, hiring managers, headhunters and human resource professionals, but we cannot guarantee that other parties will not, without our consent, gain access to this database. You may remove your resume from our searchable database at any time. However, employers and recruiters who have paid for access to the database, and other parties who have otherwise gained access to the database, may have retained a copy of your resume in their own files or databases. We are not responsible for the retention, use, or privacy of resumes in these instances, or for the use or privacy of resumes by any of such parties while resumes are in the database.
Online Purchase Security
When you purchase a service from AthleticLink.com, your personal details and credit card information are scrambled using SSL encryption technology before being sent over the Internet. Our Credit Card transactions are maintained by a company called authorize.net. All information sent to authorize.net is encrypted, which will protect it against disclosure to third parties. When we receive your order, it is kept encrypted until it is processed. For further information about authorize.net's privacy and security practices, please click here.
Users purchasing services will be required to provide additional information including a valid credit card number with expiration date and billing address. Once your transaction is processed, your credit card data is eliminated from our databases. However, we will still maintain your contact information in case you wish to log in to other areas of our site(s).
Your "Internet protocol" or IP address is information provided to another computer on the internet about where information should be sent whenever your web browser or email application requests a web page or email. from another computer on the Internet. If you access the Internet from a dial-up Internet service provider (ISP), your IP address will be different every time you log on. AthleticLink.com receives IP addresses from all users because this information is automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. When you register with AthleticLink.com, your IP address is also stored in our user registration databases. We may use your IP address to diagnose service problems reported by our users associated with IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP.
Please also see AthleticLink.com's Terms and Conditions of Use, which describes the use, disclaimers, indemnification and limitation of liability governing the use of the entire AthleticLink.com web site.