Privacy

1. GENERAL. Our Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy” or "Policy") explains our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of the information we receive when you access and use our Site and/or Services, as defined in Terms of Use. This Privacy Policy is a legally binding agreement between Network For Advancing Athletes, Inc (“Network For Advancing Athletes," "NAA,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) and you ("User," “you,” or “your”) as the User of the Site and/or Services. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, “Personal Information” means data that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name and e-mail address, as well as any other non-public information about you associated with your name or contact information. "Non-personal Information" refers to information that is collected in a form which cannot personally identify you and includes Personal Information that has been rendered anonymous. In this Privacy Policy, we refer to all information collected from or about you, including Personal Information and Non-Personal Information, as “Your Information.” By using the Site and/or Services, you hereby warrant and represent that you have read, understand and agree to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, you may not access or use the Site and/or Services.

2. SQUARESPACE. Our Site is hosted by Squarespace. Personal Information hosted by or through Squarespace is subject to their privacy policy which may or may not contain terms as protective as this Privacy Policy. By using our Site, you agree to be bound by Squarespace’s privacy policy, which can be found at https://www.squarespace.com/privacy.

3. CONSENT AND COLLECTION OF INFORMATION. You trust is important to us. When you use our Site and/or Services, we only collect Personal Information that you voluntarily provide. When you provide us with Personal Information to submit a question or other information via a contact form, we infer that you consent to our collecting Your Information and using it for that specific reason only. For example, if you submit a question via our Site, we infer that if you provide Personal Information, it is only so that we may respond to your specific request. You can choose not to provide any information we request of you; however, not providing us with such information may limit your ability to use the Site and/or Services. If we ask for your Personal Information for any other reason, for example a newsletter, we will either ask you directly for your consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no. At any time, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, or for the continued collection or use of your information, by contacting us at info@advancingathletes.org. We do not share any Personal Information with any parties outside our organization, except insofar as is subject to hosting our Site with Squarespace and the Privacy Policy of Squarespace. We do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under 13. As stated in our Terms of Use, our Site and Services are intended to be accessed and used only by people in the United States over the age of 13. 

4. NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED. We and our third-party service providers may use a variety of technologies, now and hereafter devised, that automatically record certain usage information. When accessing our Site, Squarespace may log your IP address, access URL, time of access, geographic location, browser type, and referral URL in order to provide us with internal information regarding Site traffic statistics. This information may also be used to identify users who are using our Site for spam or other activity that is deemed in conflict with our Terms of Use. Otherwise, this information is used in the aggregate, and is never linked to any Personal Information. 

5. USE OF INFORMATION. We mainly use Your Information, either alone or in combination with other information to provide, enhance, and personalize our Site, Services, and related content.

 We use Your Information (Personal and Non-Personal) to:

  • provide you with the best user experience possible;
  • respond to your questions and comments;
  • develop, customize, deliver, support and improve our Site, Services, and content;
  • protect the rights or property of NAA or our users, and prevent fraud and other prohibited or illegal activities;
  • protect the security of our Site, Services, and organization;
  • conduct system administration and system troubleshooting and to diagnose or fix technology problems;
  • analyze and understand how our Site and Services are used;
  • ensure compliance with our Terms of Use
  • for our internal purposes (such as auditing and data analysis);

or otherwise, as disclosed to you at the point of collection. After you terminate your use of the Services, we may continue to use your Non-Personal Information for statistical purposes or other purposes as we see fit. We cannot guarantee that Non-Personal Information will not identify you as we cannot guarantee that others with access to Non-Personal Information may not have knowledge sufficient to identify you.

6. INFORMATION SHARING. We will not rent or sell your Personal Information to others. Non-Personal Information may be provided to third parties for analysis, marketing, advertising, or other uses.

7. ANALYTICS. Squarespace uses analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for our Site. These tools collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including the web pages you visit, your browser add-ons, and other information that assists us in improving our Site. We may collect and use this analytics information to serve you better.

8. THIRD PARTY LINKS AND CONTENT. Our Site contain links to, and/or content from, third-party websites and online services. The fact that we link to a website or display an advertisement or other third-party content or product is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with any of those third parties, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. This Privacy Policy applies only to our Site and your interactions with those third-party services are governed by the privacy policy of the third party providing it. We do not exercise control over third-party websites, products or services. Other websites, products and services may place their own cookies or other files on your computer and/or collect data or solicit Personal Information from you. We encourage you to read the privacy policies and other terms of such third parties before using their services.

9. COMPLIANCE WITH LAW AND LEGAL AUTHORITIES. We reserve the right to disclose any of Your Information to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to: (1) comply with a legal requirement or process, including, but not limited to, civil and criminal subpoenas, court orders, or other compulsory disclosures; (2) enforce our Privacy Policy or Terms of Use; (3) respond to claims of a violation of the rights of third parties; (4) respond to user comments or service inquiries; (5) protect our rights, property, or safety and the rights, property, and safety of our users or the public; or (6) prevent or stop any activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical, inappropriate or legally actionable. However, we will endeavor only to disclose information requested via a valid legal process, and will endeavor to notify any user about whom we have disclosed information if possible.

10. SECURITY. Please be advised that while we strive to protect your Personal Information and privacy, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us online and we are not responsible for the theft, destruction, or inadvertent disclosure of your Personal Information.

11. POLICY CHANGES. This Privacy Policy may be revised, modified, updated or replaced from time to time, at our sole discretion, without notice to Users. We expect you to check this page for any changes, as they are binding upon you. Your continued use of the Site or Services following any revisions to the Privacy Policy means you accept and agree to the revised Policy.

12. NOTICE. As stated in our Terms of Use, you agree that for legal purposes all communications that NAA sends to you electronically constitute written communications and satisfy the same legal requirements and enforceability as such communications would satisfy in writing. Communications you send through the Site or via electronic mail to NAA do not constitute legal notice to NAA or to any officers, staff, mentors, agents or representatives of NAA in any situation where notice to NAA is required by contract, regulation or law. 

13. QUESTIONS. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via mail addressed to Network For Advancing Athletes, 45 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon, Connecticut, 06066, or via e-mail at info@advancingathletes.org.