Web servers, in general are capable of collecting, storing, and analyzing a variety of information about those who visit the site, which are typically stored as "cookies". Cookies don't tell us personal information (unless the user provided it to us). Cookies that are stored on your computer through our sites are not accessible to other sites.
Some of our advertisers and content providers occasionally serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers and content providers. You need not have cookies turned on to visit our sites, though cookies may be required in order for you to participate in certain areas. If you choose to become a member of a Ziff Davis web site, you must have cookies enabled to access any member related pages (i.e., Discussion Boards, Member Profile pages, Search for a Member).
Information will be statistically analyzed and all data collected will be held confidential and secure and will only be used for the purposes for which it was intended or to improve the quality of the web service we provide. In order to inform you of our policies, the following explains our data collection processes.
In some cases, SportsRox contracts with commercial services for specific web services, generally related to financial transactions, and links to their sites for those transactions. If you are redirected to another site, the privacy and security are governed by the policies of those services and are documented by those sites. SportsRox attempts to ensure that those policies conform in general to our policies, as outlined below.
Specific information that SportsRox collects on its Web sites:
In general, SportsRox does not require personal information to gain access to all sites. On some occasions, certain information will be made available to verified users as outlined below.
We collect personal information (such as name, address, phone, e-mail address) only if you provide it to us voluntarily through e-mail, registration forms, information request forms or surveys, or otherwise. Personal information is kept confidential and will not be disclosed to third parties except as may be required by law.
Our web server software automatically logs the following information each time someone visits our website: time, date, Client IP, Server IP, web browser, URLs of page requested and referring page, among others. We use the information gathered to help us improve our website. Statistics will also be used for further development of video content to correlate directly to usage patterns.
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site. SportsRox uses this information to further develop our content to meet the needs of our users.
We also use third party advertisements on SportsRox. Web properties to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).
You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites.
Interaction with Children:
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) governs information gathering online from or about children under the age of 13. Verifiable consent from a child's parent or guardian is required before collecting, using, or disclosing personal information from a child under the age of 13.
We collect no information about you or your child, other than that detailed in the previous section, when you visit our web site unless you choose to provide information to us. When a SportsRox Web site needs to collect information about a child under 13 years old, COPPA required information and instructions will be provided by the specific Web page that collects information about the child. The Web page will specify exactly what the information will be used for, who will see it, and how long it will be kept.
Personal information about children under 13 years of age may be needed to respond to his/her communication to us, such as to receive a poster or to acquire information for a school project. Personal information about your child will be destroyed immediately upon completion of its intended purpose. On rare occasions, it may be determined that a communication from a child under 13 years old should be maintained for historical purposes. Should such an occasion occur, SportsRox will obtain the necessary consent from the child's parent.
A child under 13 years old may inadvertently provide personal information to one of these services. If this should happen, the information about the child will be deleted immediately upon discovery.
Contests and Promotions:
Forms and Other Downloads from SportsRox:
Internet communication security in general:
The privacy of communication over the Internet cannot be guaranteed because the Internet is not a secure medium. SportsRox does not assume any responsibility for any harm, loss or damage you may experience or incur by the sending of personal or confidential information over the Internet by or to SportsRox.
Questions and/or Communication:
Comments, suggestions or materials sent or transmitted to SportsRox shall be deemed to be non-confidential. SportsRox shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such comments, suggestions or materials and shall be free to use and distribute them to others without limitation, including, but not limited to developing and marketing products incorporating them.