Golflink Privacy Policy

Golflink.com values your privacy. You may contact us any time to learn more about this privacy policy by sending an email to customerservice@golflink.com. This privacy statement (the “Privacy Statement”) describes how Golflink.com collects and uses information about you when you use the Golflink.com web site (“Site”). By using this site, you understand and agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement. This Privacy Statement applies to the website located at Golflink.com and any of our affiliated websites.

Collection of Information by Golflink.com

Unless you consent otherwise, we do not collect any personally identifiable information about you, such as name, address, phone number, or e-mail address. However, we do obtain some types of nonpersonally identifiable information, such as the Internet Service Provider you use to connect to the Internet, your browser type, or the type of computer operating system you use (Macintosh or Windows, for example). The nonpersonally identifiable information that the Site collects is used for the purpose of targeting ads and measuring ad effectiveness on behalf of our advertisers. In some cases, you may voluntarily provide personal information in response to a specific ad (the advertiser may ask you to fill out a survey or provide your zip code). If this does occur, the Site may collect this information on behalf of an advertiser. This information is used by an advertiser to respond to your request. In addition, we may combine this information with other users’ information and review it in an aggregate form to understand the type of people who view a specific type of ad or visit a particular kind of website.

With your consent, we collect information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you when you register to use the Site. You may sign up to receive news by providing your email address. Registering with an account requires that you provide additional personally identifiable information, such as your name, e-mail address, user identification password, mailing address, telephone number and credit card information and other information (collectively “Personal Information”). For registered users, we may save any information you choose to upload such as your golf scorecards, photographs or reviews. If you do not provide the Personal Information, you will not be able to register with the Site. You may also provide us with Personal Information in the process of submitting questions and answers while interacting with other members of the Site.

If you are required to log in to social network services to utilize features of the Site, we may receive information about you from such social network services, including your login and settings, and you authorize us to collect, store, and use in accordance with this Privacy Policy any and all information available to us through such social network services. Please be aware that your actions may also be subject to the privacy policies and various terms of service applicable to such social network services.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

You must have Cookies turned ON to be a member at Golflink.com. Cookies are very small text files placed on your hard drive by a computer server. It serves as your identification card and is uniquely yours. A cookie can only be read by the server that gave it to you. Cookies tell us that you returned to a specific Web page on our Site, and help us track your preferences. Cookies enable you to login, and help us personalize your experience at the Site by permitting our computer server to “remember” who you are, and measure and improve the effectiveness of the Site. Third party advertising companies serve ads on our Site. Some of the advertisers on the Site use cookies to collect similar information, but we do not control the use of cookies by other web site operators or advertisers.

Use of Personal Information

Golflink.com uses your Personal Information to: operate the Site, to effect your transactions initiated at the Site; to create and share reports about your transactions. You may correct or update your Personal Information by sending e-mail to customerservice@golflink.com.

We may send you information from time to time about Golflink.com promotional offerings. You may be entitled to stop the delivery of promotional information from Golflink.com by using the UNSUBSCRIBE link provided in all marketing emails, or by sending an e-mail to customerservice@golflink.com. We will not share your Personal Information with any third party without your prior consent. Your consent to receipt of promotional offerings from third parties may be indicated in the appropriate check boxes within the Site signifying your preferences. For any third party promotional offerings, you may be entitled to stop delivery of the promotional information from such third parties by contacting the source of that promotional offering.

If you stop delivery of promotional information from Golflink.com, we may still contact you when there are changes to the Terms of Use and/or the Privacy Statement. In addition, we will still send you service-related announcements including, but not limited to, a registration email, benefit notification emails, emails automatically triggered by actions you took on the Site and bill related notices. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you wish not to receive them, you have the option of deactivating your account.

We also share Personal Information with certain companies that perform services on our behalf. We only share the Personal Information which is necessary for them to perform those services. We require any company with which we may share Personal Information to protect that data in a manner consistent with this Privacy Statement and to limit the use of such Personal Information to the performance of services for us.

Children’s Privacy

Children under the age of 18 are not allowed to purchase products on the Site. Golflink.com does not knowingly collect Personal Information about children under the age of 18 or allow them to place orders on the Site. If Golflink.com learns that a child under the age of 18 is placing orders on the Site, Golflink.com will close the child’s account and delete all information collected about the child. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Golflink.com may choose to retain the child’s e-mail address as a means to prevent the child from re-registering with Golflink.com.

Data Retention

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to delete your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at customerservice@golflink.com. We will respond to your request within 30 days. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Security

We take reasonable steps to protect Personal Information and use technology such as SSL encryption, access control procedures, firewalls and physical security. If you use Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer, SSL displays a “lock” to signify that a page is secure. We urge you to use a password to protect your account from unauthorized access by others. If others, including family or household members, access and use the Site through your password, you are responsible for the actions of those individuals. We strive to protect the Personal Information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. While we use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Other Situations in which Personal Information May Be Disclosed

We may store and disclose Personal Information allowed or required by applicable law or when deemed advisable by us. This means that we may make disclosures that are necessary or advisable to conform to legal and regulatory requirements or processes and to protect the rights, safety and property of Golflink.com, users of the Site, and the public.

Changes To The Golflink.com Privacy Statement

Golflink.com may make changes to this Privacy Statement from time to time. We will post changes to our privacy statement here, so be sure to check back periodically. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, and will be subject to, any changes to the Privacy Statement after such notice has been posted. We may also notify you of significant changes by e-mail or in other ways.

Questions, Comments, Concerns

If you have any questions or comments about our use of Personal Information, please contact us at customerservice@golflink.com. We will use reasonable efforts to promptly investigate any complaint you may have regarding our use of Personal Information.