Updated and Effective From: August 16, 2019
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1. Access by Children
The WSL Digital Sites do not knowingly solicit, obtain, retain or use any personally identifiable information or personal data from children under the age of 13 years. Accordingly, children under the age of 13 may be restricted from participating in certain features on the WSL Digital Assets. If WSL is made aware that we have collected Personal Data (as defined below) from a child under 13 years of age in a manner that is inconsistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, WSL will delete this information as soon as possible. For more details on WSL’s policy with respect to children, please see our terms and conditions of use accessible at http://www.worldsurfleague.com/pages/terms-conditions.
2. Personal Data and other information
a. Information collected from you
- Your full name;
- Your sex;
- Mailing address;
- Telephone number;
- E-mail address;
- Financial Information such as credit card or bank details;
- Next of Kin;
- Geo location information;
- Unique identifiers such as a user name or password;
- Communication preferences;
- Search queries;
- Comments and other information posted onto an interactive online forum; and
- Any other information otherwise described to you at the point of collection or pursuant to your consent.
b. Information collected automatically when you visit a WSL Digital Site
WSL may also collect certain other information automatically when you visit a WSL Digital Site including:
- Your Internet Protocol (IP) address which can sometimes also be used to get your general geographic area;
- Other unique identifiers such as mobile device identification numbers, domain name of your internet or wireless service provider and type of device used to access a WSL Digital Site;
- Browser type and settings and operating system used;
- Webpages you visit within the WSL Digital Sites or sites you visited before or after you visit the WSL Digital Sites;
- Information collected through cookies, web beacons, pixels, Local Shared Objects and other technologies; and
- Standard server log information.
c. Geo-location information
By accessing the WSL Digital Sites from a mobile phone or through a mobile application, you may be asked to share your precise (GPS level) geo-location information with us so that we can customize your experience on the WSL Digital Sites, or on other sites when we work with a third party mobile ad platform. In most cases, you are able to turn off data collection through your mobile device at any time through the privacy settings on your mobile phone or through the settings in the applicable mobile application.
d. Cookies and Tagging Technology
3. Use of Information collected
WSL will only use information that it collects for the following purposes or as required by law:
- to provide you with information about WSL events, promotions, functions, products or entries;
- to notify you regarding WSL event or membership issues;
- to be able to respond to questions or comments you have;
- to contact you via email and otherwise about your account on a WSL Digital Site;
- to inform you about products, services and events that may be of interest to you;
- to customize and personalize your use of the WSL Digital Sites;
- to enable you to enter contests or events that WSL promotes or conducts;
- to pay you prize money or other applicable payments;
- to assist in administration matters relating to events you may participate in;
- to administer all WSL events and tours efficiently;
- to contact you for discipline purposes as stipulated in the WSL rulebook;
- to contact you urgently for any reason deemed necessary;
- to market WSL events, sponsors, promotions and functions and to send you promotional materials or special offers on our behalf or on behalf of our sponsors or marketing partners and their subsidiaries and affiliates, but only where you have consented to receiving such emails;
- to publish stories, comments, photos or other information posted in any interactive online section of a WSL Digital Site;
- to use information collected through the WSL Digital Sites to evaluate your suitability to participate in surveys or focus groups for the WSL or a sponsor or partner of the WSL and to invite you to participate in any such survey or focus group;
- to research, assess performance and analyze WSL marketing or advertising campaigns on the WSL Digital Sites or otherwise use analysis tools such as but not limited to Google Analytics; or
- in accordance with the United States Digital Advertising Alliance Self-Regulatory Principles, we may share your data with advertising networks and/or social media platforms for the purposes of selecting and serving relevant adverts to you via those networks/platforms, and to search engine and analytics providers.
4. Sharing of Information
When you register on a WSL Digital Site, we collect Personal Data which we use in compliance with your notification preferences, which you may alter at any time. We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our e-mail notifications. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-mails. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe from receiving e-mails by changing your preferences in the profile section or by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails.
5. Accuracy, Completeness and Deletion requests
6. Other people's information which you provide to WSL
7. Unsolicited Submissions and Feedback
Please be aware that WSL does not accept unsolicited submissions of concepts, creative ideas, suggestions, stories, scripts, or other potential creative content (“Unsolicited Submissions”). This is to avoid the possibility of future misunderstanding when projects developed by WSL staff or representatives might seem to others to be similar to their submitted concepts, creative ideas, suggestions, stories, scripts, or other potential creative content. Therefore, please do not send WSL any Unsolicited Submissions. In the event you do send WSL an Unsolicited Submission, you understand and agree that your Unsolicited Submission does not create any fiduciary relationship between you and WSL and that WSL is under no obligation to refrain from using the Unsolicited Submission (in whole or in part), to keep it confidential, or to compensate you for WSL’s use of it.
8. Security and Retention of your Personal Data
Personal Data the WSL holds is stored either in hard copy documents or as electronic data. WSL uses generally accepted industry standard reasonable security measures to protect any Personal Data held in any form from misuse, loss, unauthorized access, modification and/or disclosure.
Your membership on a WSL Digital Site is password protected and we recommend that you do not divulge your passwords to anyone. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your member name, password and other account information.
Any information posted or disclosed on a message board or comment section may be viewed and used by other members of the public. If you post any Personal Data in a publicly accessible area of a WSL Digital Site, you do so at your own risk and WSL accepts no liability for the same.
- WSL shall retain your Personal Data only so long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this policy, for as long as your account or membership is active. We respect requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws. We reserve the right to keep certain information in our archives that we deem necessary to comply with any legal obligations we may have, resolve disputes and enforce contractual agreements.
9. Online and Mobile Advertising: Opting Out
If you wish to know more about interest based advertising, would like to know more about your options or would like to opt-out, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) web-site: www.networkadvertising.org. NAI is a co-operative of online advertising companies who are committed to responsible practices and consumer protection. You may also visit the Digital Advertising Alliance website, https://www.aboutads.info/choices for more information about what you can do if you do not want to receive internet-based advertising.
European users can opt out from interest based advertising through the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance website at https://www.youronlinechoices.eu/; and users in Canada can opt-out using the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada site at www.youradchoices.ca.
Facebook is an advertising partner and may collect and use data to display advertisements on all WSL Digital Sites. For more information and to control the ads you see, visit https://m.facebook.com/ads/audience_network.
Browser and mobile operating systems also provide other privacy and ad-blocking mechanisms We encourage you to review the privacy control settings available in your browser or device platforms settings. Note that some of these controls (such as blocking third-party cookies) may affect the storage of your opt-out preferences. To express your privacy preferences or specific companies you may download and use an opt-out application such as DAA's AppChoices App at http://youradchoices.com/appchoices.
- You can stop all collection of information by the WSL App on your mobile device by uninstalling the WSL App. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network. Most operating systems such as iOS for Apple phones, Android for Android devices and Windows for Microsoft devices also provide their own instructions on how to prevent delivery of tailored advertising to your mobile device. Please also review your mobile device’s privacy settings and support materials if you wish to opt-out of tailored advertisements. You can also request to opt-out via email to the contact address set out below.
10. Social Networking
11. Links to other Websites
12. Choice of Law
13. Transfer and Storage of Data
If you are located in the European Economic Area or the European Union or a country with data protection and/or privacy laws which are different from those in the state of California, please be advised that we may transfer your Personal Data to countries that may not guarantee the same level of protection for Personal Data as the one in which you reside.
14. California Privacy Rights
California law permits California residents to request certain information regarding the disclosure of their Personal Data to third parties for direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to email@example.com or write to us at the address listed below.
- Some web browsers transmit a ‘do not track’ signal or such similar signals to websites that a user may visit or interact with. At present, there is no recognized industry standard concerning what action, if any, a website provider must take with respect to such ‘do not track’ signals. As such, please be advised that, at present, the WSL Digital Sites do not take any action in response to such signals.
16. How to Contact Us
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147 Bay St,
Santa Monica, CA, 90405