Privacy Policy and Personal Information


How we collect private information at Buddy for Sports

When you visit the website, you provide us with two types of information: Personal information you knowingly choose to disclose, and information that we collect automatically as you interact with our website.

1. Registration: When you sign up to Buddy for Sports, you provide us with your name, email, photo, location, gender, and birth date. Once you register, you can visit your profile at any time to add or remove personal information. You can sign in to our website using social-networking services, such as Facebook. This service allows you to share information about your activities on Buddy for Sports.

2. Profile: in order to create your profile we need you to insert information regarding your height, weight, location, etc. This data is important to improve your interaction with other users;

3. Information: All information that is created and generated by you and others is stored. We cannot control what other users do with your information, so please use common sense regarding the information you include in your profile and provide to other users. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you may choose to share your information.

What kind of information we collect and how we use it

We collect and use your information to provide and measure our services and improve them over time.

The information that we collect, from what you tell us and what we gather automatically, is used to customize the content you see, to improve our services, to contact you or to conduct advertising and research. We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

Buddy for Sports has a number of services that may need your attention, regarding matters of information and interaction with other website users:

Events:

1. Events can be created by any Buddy for Sports user. You have the power to choose who views, participates and where the event will take place among other information.

2. The information of a private event will be available only to the participating players and Buddy for Sports. Our access to this kind of information is due to certain diligences that has to be made with regard to the well-function of the site, such as score generation and event storage.

Sports Venues:

1. Sports venues can be any kind of space, public or private where supposedly people can play sports.

2. Buddy for Sports provides you with a large worldwide directory of sports venues but does not guarantee that the information in each sports venues profile page is absolutely accurate as any Buddy for Sports user can freely create and/or edit sports venues profiles.

3. Buddy for Sports as no contract with these entities and will not be held responsible for what happens during the sports events. When creating an event you have the duty to guarantee with every attending party his participation on the given event. Buddy for Sports will not be responsible for event cancelling and does not assure that the information provided about the sports venues is accurate. Additionally, any kind of injuries occurred during events on these sports venues is not by any means responsibility of Buddy for Sports for which yours and others physical integrity is of your own responsibility.

Buddy for Sports does not guarantee the truthfulness of the information shared by players, events or sports venues as this information is freely inserted on Buddy for Sports by Buddy for Sports users.

Also, Buddy for Sports uses automatically gathered information with respect to, for example, page views, IP and so forth, which we tend to analyze on Google Analytics with the help of cookies. Like many online services, Buddy for Sports uses “cookies” on our service to collect information. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer or mobile device’s hard disk. Cookies are important so that memorizing accounts and computers is easier, be that as it may you are free to control those cookies at will.

We utilize “session ID” cookies to enable certain features of the service, to better understand how you interact with the service and to monitor aggregate usage by Buddy for Sports Users and web traffic routing on the Service. Unlike persistent cookies, session cookies are deleted from your computer when you log off from the Service and then close your browser. We gather this type of information so that we can offer a better service (technical enhancement, research, debugging) as time goes by.

Be aware that Buddy for Sports does not have immediate control over user generated information, common sense should prevail when you wish to divulge your own personal information. You are solely responsible for any posts you make on public events on Buddy for Sports, and for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information.

Private Information Disclosure

We do not disclose your private information except in the limited circumstances described in this Privacy Policy.

Your Consent: We may share or disclose your information with your consent, such as when you use a third party web client or application to access your Buddy for Sports account.

Law and Harm: We may preserve or disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect Buddy for Sports's rights or property.

Delete, edit and store information

You are allowed to edit and delete your personal information, we inform you that this process is similar to eliminating information on your personal computer, you eliminate it but it stays on the recycle bin until it is totally eliminated, in this case, by us. We keep it as back-up information, for a determined period of time, waiting to be deleted.


Buddy for Sports Interactions


If a user chooses to use Buddy for Sports's invite service for connecting a person via the Buddy for Sports app/site, we will generate an automatic email that is sent to them. If you choose to use our referral service, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send this person an email inviting them to visit the site if they are not a user or if they are a user we will send that an email to ask them to visit the site or respond to the invite. If the individual does not respond we do not send any reminder emails. Buddy for Sports stores this data for the purposes of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program. We do not store this information for public use.

We may occasionally send you information on products and services available on our site. Out of respect for your privacy, we present you some options not to receive this type of information. To opt out of receiving this type of information, contact us via the feedback option that is always displayed along the far left of your screen on Buddy for Sports.


Third Party Share Information


If you choose to create a profile or submit information to include on the website, this information will, in fact, be available to users of the website.

Furthermore, in certain situations described below, we will provide your personal identifying information to third parties:

We may be required to disclose user information pursuant to lawful requests, such as subpoenas or court orders, or in compliance with applicable laws. Additionally, we may share account or other information when we believe it is necessary to comply with law, protect our interests or property, or prevent fraud or other illegal activity perpetrated through the Site or using our name.

It is Buddy for Sports's policy not to provide any personally identifying information about you to third parties without your consent.

All and any URL/hyperlink provided by third-party websites and online services inserted in the platform by users are not associated with Buddy for Sports in any way for which Buddy for Sports takes no responsibility over these links.

If you choose to open these kind of links, do it at your own responsibility and expense. Be advised to read the third party’s own privacy policy.


Obligations


Do not abuse of Buddy for Sports’s services by sending spam or in any other way violating the Terms of use or the Privacy Policy.

Buddy for Sports, like other social networks, allows users to freely communicate among them. However, Buddy for Sports is not responsible for any user interaction and potential consequences that may occur from this interaction. Please do not use Buddy for Sports to communicate with other users with purposes other than practicing sports in a healthy way.


Security


There are two spheres by which Buddy for Sports aims to assure the security of your information:

1. Your e-mail and password are of your own responsibility. We strongly advise you not to divulge these two to anyone as with them anyone can access your personal account.

2. Firewalls and servers are barriers which prevent outsider interference to happen. We however wish to warn you that these infra-structures and procedures have little but some possibility of failing at this task.


Child Policy


Minors aged 14 or older can use the website and app only in conjunction with, and under the supervision of, a parent or guardian who has agreed to Buddy for Sports’s Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy.

If you are under 14 years old we ask you NOT to use our website. Buddy for Sports will do an effort to seek and eliminate any profiles that are evidenced to be of children under 14 years. If you have knowledge of a situation like this one do not hesitate to contact us.


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