Golf Group Manager (“GGM”) respects the privacy of website users and Subscribers (as described in the Website Services Agreement) and will not dishonour this trust by selling or distributing personal information to third parties for personal gain of any kind. This Policy explains how GGM collects, uses, and discloses the personal information provided in the course of requesting information from GGM or subscribing to GGM's website tools and services (the "Website") and future electronic publications. Any personal information provided will be treated with care and subject to this Policy will not be used or disclosed in ways where consent has not been received.
Those using the Website and the Subscriber signify consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information in accordance with this Policy. If there is disagreement with this Policy, permission to use the website and its services are denied.
Information Automatically Collected
Non-Identifiable Information - Like many other Websites, the GGM Website may automatically collect certain non-identifiable information regarding Website users, such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer, the IP (Internet Service Provider) address, the date and time the Website was accessed, the Internet address of the website that linked directly to the Website, the operating system being used, the sections of the Website visited, the Website pages read and images viewed, and the materials posted to or downloaded from the Website. This non-identifiable information is used for Website and system administration purposes and to improve the Website. Non-identifiable information may be disclosed to others and permanently archived for future use.
Cookies - The Website may use "cookies", a technology that installs information on a Website user's computer to permit the Website to recognize future visits using that computer. Cookies enhance the convenience and use of the Website. There may be an option on the browser to decline cookies, but it may affect the ability to access certain features of the Website.
Personal Information Specifically Provided to the Website
Personal Information - During use of the Website, personal information may be requested voluntarily (name, email address, postal address, and telephone number) for purposes such as facilitating further communications or for applying for access to certain special features or areas of the Website.
Use of Personal Information - GGM may use the personal information provided to contact, correspond or respond to inquiries and for other uses as permitted by law. GGM will consider the fact that visits to the website are voluntarily and contact information provided to GGM signify consent for GGM to use this for purposes of tracking communications and providing information relating to the Website which may be of interest or use.
Emails from GGM - If an email address is provided, GGM may send from time to time, emails containing information about GGM and other matters it believes will be of interest. Emails may be terminated by contacting email@example.com.
Tracking Information - In addition, GGM may use non-personal information to create aggregate tracking information reports regarding Website user demographics and Website traffic patterns, (e.g. Google Analytics). None of the tracking information in the reports can be connected to the identities or other personal information of individual users.
Disclosure of Personal Information - GGM may disclose personal information to a government institution that has asserted its lawful authority to obtain the information or where GGM has reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful in the investigation of unlawful activity, or to comply with a subpoena or warrant or an order made by a court, person or body with jurisdiction to compel the production of information, or to comply with court rules regarding the production of records and information, or to protect GGM's rights and property. If GGM is involved in a merger or other reorganization, GGM may disclose personal information to the resulting organization.
Storing and Securing Information - GGM may store and process personal information in GGM's offices in Canada and the United States. To help protect the confidentiality of this personal information, GGM employs security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. Nevertheless, due to the nature of the Internet and Internet technologies, security and privacy risks cannot be eliminated and GGM cannot guarantee that personal information will not be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Policy.
Accessing Personal Information – Requests to access personal information and information about GGM's collection, use and disclosure of that information can be made by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law, reasonable access will be given to specified personal information and opportunity to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and amended as appropriate. There may be a fee for service charged at industry standard rates based on the extent of information requested. The accuracy of this information is reliant on GGM receiving updates from Subscribers whenever changes occur.
Withdrawal of Consent - In some jurisdictions, consent may be withdrawn for the use and intention of personal information. To do this, please contact the email@example.com.
Other Websites - The Website may contain links to other websites or internet resources. When those links are accessed, other websites or internet resources may collect information through cookies or other technologies. GGM has no responsibility or liability for or control over other websites or internet resources, or their collection, use and disclosure of personal information.
Website Services Agreement - The Website Services Agreement governs use of the Website and Services and contains important provisions disclaiming and excluding the liability of GGM and others. It contains provisions determining the applicable law, exclusive jurisdiction and methods for the resolution of disputes. Each of those provisions also applies to any disputes that may arise in relation to this Policy and the collection, use and disclosure of personal information, and are of the same force and effect as if they had been reproduced directly in this Policy.
Former Users - If permission to use the Website is stopped or by GGM, GGM may continue to use and disclose personal information in accordance with this Policy and the Website Services Agreement, which may be amended from time to time, and subject to compliance with the law.