Privacy Policy

 

Gameface Media, Inc. (“Gameface Media”) values its customers and respects your privacy. We know that you care how information about you is used and shared. This Privacy Policy describes how Gameface Media gathers and disseminates information it obtains from you. By visiting gamefacemedia.com, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

 

What this Privacy Policy Covers

This Privacy Policy covers treatment by gamefacemedia.com of personally-identifiable information that gamefacemedia.com collects when you visit the site and that you provide when you view or download photographs and/or photograph-related products. This includes personally-identifiable information that gamefacemedia.com partners share with gamefacemedia.com and which gamefacemedia.com shares with its business partners. This policy also covers treatment by gamefacemedia.com of photographs of participants in various events for which Gameface Media provides event photography.

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that gamefacemedia.com does not own or control, or to people that gamefacemedia.com does not employ or manage, including athletic event organizers, event sponsors, or the social media sites of the event organizers or sponsors, including Facebook, Google or other social media websites.

 

Download Images Terms & Conditions
All downloaded images are provided for only personal use, with a reproduction grant which allows the buyer to reproduce/reprint the image as they wish.The digital image(s) may not be used for commercial reasons, including, but not limited to, magazine publications, newspaper stories, advertisements, or any such use in which the original buyer of the digital image receives any type of compensation for the digital image’s use.Gameface Media, Inc. retains full copyrights for all downloaded images.

 

Information Gathered When You Visit gamefacemedia.com 

Like many websites, gamefacemedia.com employs web browser cookies. A “cookie” is a small text file that a web site, when visited by a user, sends to that user’s browser which, in turn, may store some data on the user’s hard drive or memory. gamefacemedia.com uses cookies to identify your visit session for personalizing your user experience and for generating overall, non-individual specific web site analytical data.

gamefacemedia.com’s “session cookies” are set to expire when the user closes the web browser. These session cookies are used to identify your visit session for e-commerce purposes and for maintaining your language choice from page to page. gamefacemedia.com uses a persistent cookie to enhance your experience upon return visits to gamefacemedia.com. Google Analytics uses persistent cookies to aggregate data about user visits to gamefacemedia.com.

gamefacemedia.com will track your use of the site in order to gain aggregate data that may be analyzed for trends and statistics. Subject to the provisions of this Privacy Policy, gamefacemedia.com may use accumulated aggregate data for purposes including, but not limited to, marketing analysis, evaluation of services provided by gamefacemedia.com, and business planning.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. If you would prefer to prevent your computer from accepting gamefacemedia.com’s cookies, you may follow your Internet browser’s steps for doing so. Please note, however, that if you do disable cookies from your browser, you may not be able to access or fully utilize certain sections of Gameface Media’s sites or services.

In addition, gamefacemedia.com may conduct surveys or other studies of its user base and use the results for marketing and planning purposes. Participation in such surveys is at the user’s option. gamefacemedia.com reserves the right to disclose information provided by any user through such a survey, provided that no personal information identifying that user is disclosed. Circumstances under which gamefacemedia.com would publicly disclose aggregate information include, but are not limited to, sharing survey results with partners and/or the site users, providing data to  advertisers on user preferences and/or demographics, business planning, and publicizing overall usage data in press communications.

gamefacemedia.com may record your IP address when you visit or use services or features on the site. An IP address is a computer’s numeric address, by which it can be located within a network. gamefacemedia.com may use your IP address for the purposes noted above, and also to help diagnose problems with its server, or to administer the site. gamefacemedia.com may also use your IP address to identify you when it feels it is necessary to enforce compliance with this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use, or to protect the site or services, systems, information, employees, service providers, business partners, users, customers and others.

 

Phishing

“Phishing” is a scam designed to steal your personal information. If you receive an email that looks like it is from us asking you for your personal information, do not respond. We will never request your password, user name, credit card information or other personal information through email.

 

Photographs of Event Participants

Gameface Media works with event organizers and brands to provide photography of participants in various athletic events. By registering for and participating in the event, participants acknowledge and give their consent to having their photographs taken and made available and displayed through either gamefacemedia.com or websites or social media sites of brands who sponsor the photographs and events. These photographs are usually displayed by gamefacemedia.com or the sponsoring brands in a manner that is viewable by the public and identified with the corresponding event, and not confidential. The photographs available from an event can usually be searched with the use of a participant’s name and/or event bib number. In some instances either gamefacemedia.com or the sponsoring brands may exercise their discretion to utilize various technological measures, such as password protection, to limit access to the photographs to event participants. When such photographs are hosted by sponsoring brands on, for example, the brands’ website or social media page such as Facebook, gamefacemedia.com does not control and is not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of such sites or Facebook pages. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of any website you may visit or which hosts the photographs of an event in which you participated.

If there is a photograph of yourself that you want taken down from the gamefacemedia.com website, simply submit your request via email to support@gamefacemedia.com. Once we receive your request, and confirm it, we’ll remove the photo from the gallery. A moderator will then review the report and determine if the photograph should be deleted permanently. If there is a photograph of yourself that you want taken down from a brand sponsor’s website or social media page, please refer to the policies and procedures of that brand website or social media site.

Disclosure of Personal Information gamefacemedia.com may utilize user-provided email addresses to contact users on an individual basis, and to correspond with users to provide their event photographs. At no time, unless such disclosure is required by law, a governmental agency, or specifically authorized by the user, will gamefacemedia.com disclose individual user e-mail addresses that are not publicly available to unrelated third parties.

In addition, Gameface Media may share personal information about you under the following circumstances:

● in order to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process (such as law enforcement requests), or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;

● if we believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, including potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law;

● if the ownership of our business changes, we may transfer your information to the new owner so they can continue to operate the service.

Information Provided by gamefacemedia.com Partners gamefacemedia.com may receive information from partners that you provided to them during your event registration as covered by your event registration agreement. gamefacemedia.com may also receive information from partners related to your participation in the event, such as your timing and finish information. gamefacemedia.com uses this information for marketing purposes as well as to customize certain products by including information specific to a particular participant.

Other than as described elsewhere in this Privacy Policy, gamefacemedia.com will not provide any personally-identifiable information received from its partners to any third party. Partner-provided data may be aggregated demographically for use by gamefacemedia.com and may be shared with partners.

 

Mobile Applications

gamefacemedia.com may from time to time offer users the ability to download and use mobile applications. By downloading and/or using these mobile applications, you agree to any applicable Terms of Use, which shall be provided to you when you download the mobile applications and which shall be available at any time during your use of such mobile applications, as well as to this Privacy Policy. You may be required to provide personal information in order to use the mobile application, including your first name, last name, email and password. You may have the option of providing other personal information in connection with your use of the mobile application, such as your picture, your physical location, your birthdate and your gender. Such personal information will be subject to the Terms of Use of the mobile applications, and any additional guidelines and privacy information provided in relation to their use.

 

Children’s Privacy

Gameface Media recognizes the privacy interests of children and encourages parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. gamefacemedia.com is a general audience site and is not intended for children under the age of 13. Gameface Media does not target its services or website to children under 13. Gameface Media does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. By using our application, the user consents that they are over the age of 13.

 

Links with Other Sites

The gamefacemedia.com site contains links to other websites and social media sites, whether owned or controlled by gamefacemedia.com partners, or unrelated third parties. Please note that the privacy policies of those sites may differ from those of gamefacemedia.com. gamefacemedia.com is not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of any linked website. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of any website you may visit.

 

Choice “Opt-in” Emails

From time to time users may be given the opportunity to “opt-in” to receive site notifications, newsletters, or other information via email. Users may remove themselves from such services at their discretion. Any email sent to an “opt-in” list will include directions for how a user may remove himself or herself from the list, or a URL where the user may find such directions.

 

Security

To secure site integrity, gamefacemedia.com employs measures, including but not limited to security audits, use of encryption tools and software, and other reasonable security measures and procedures.

gamefacemedia.com will not request or store a user’s Social Security Number. When gamefacemedia.com offers items or services for sale where credit card information is required, gamefacemedia.com will transmit and store that information in an encrypted format and in accordance with general industry practices, as deemed appropriate by gamefacemedia.com.

Other than as set forth elsewhere in this Privacy Policy, internal access to users’ private and nonpublic personal information is restricted to site administrators and individuals on a need-to-know basis.

Nevertheless, Internet or wireless transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any messages or information about you may be read or intercepted by others. If you have any questions about the security of personal information collected by Gameface Media, please contact: support@gamefacemedia.com.

 

Enforcement

In the event that gamefacemedia.com becomes aware that site security is compromised or nonpublic user information has been disclosed to unrelated third parties other than as set forth in this policy as a result of external activity, including but not limited to external security attacks, gamefacemedia.com shall take reasonable measures which it deems appropriate, including but not limited to internal investigation and reporting, and notification to and cooperation with law enforcement authorities, notwithstanding other provisions of this Privacy Policy.

If gamefacemedia.com becomes aware that a user’s personal information provided to gamefacemedia.com has been disclosed in a manner not in accordance with this Privacy Policy, gamefacemedia.com shall make reasonable efforts to notify the affected user, as soon as reasonably possible and as permitted by law, of what information has been disclosed, to the extent that gamefacemedia.com knows this information.

 

No Guarantees For Factors Beyond the Control of gamefacemedia.com

While this Privacy Policy expresses the standards of gamefacemedia.com for maintenance of private data, gamefacemedia.com is not in a position to guarantee that the standards will always be met. There may be factors beyond the control of gamefacemedia.com (e.g., hackers, “script kiddies”, “crackers,” and other malcontents) that may result in disclosure of data. As a consequence, gamefacemedia.com disclaims any warranties or representations relating to maintenance or nondisclosure of private information.

 

Access and Correction

Gameface Media will take reasonable steps to ensure the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up to date. Upon your written request, subject to certain exceptions provided by law, Gameface Media will inform you of the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information and give you access to that information. Additionally, if you have any question relating to our privacy practices or procedures, or if you believe that the personal information that Gameface Media holds about you is not accurate, complete or up to date, you may write to Gameface Media at the address provided below. If you are able to establish that the information is not accurate, complete or up to date, Gameface Media will take reasonable steps to correct the information so that it is accurate, complete and up to date.

 

Request for Access and Correction, Questions or Comments

Gameface Media welcomes questions and comments about this Privacy Policy. Requests for access and correction of your personal information, and questions or comments should be delivered to Gameface Media at:
Gameface Media
Attention: Privacy Officer
109 Kingston Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02111
Email: support@gamefacemedia.com
California law permits residents of California to request certain details about what personal information a company shares with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write to us at the following address:

Gameface Media
109 Kingston Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02111

Revisions to This Privacy Policy

Gameface Media reserves the right, in its discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time, without prior notice to you. However, Gameface Media will treat your continued use of the website and related services following such revision as your acceptance of the revised terms. All revisions will be posted to the website and will apply to any personal information collected on or after the date posted. Gameface Media will obtain the necessary consents required under applicable privacy laws if it seeks to collect, use or disclose your personal information for purposes other than those to which consent has been obtained unless otherwise required or permitted by law.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on December 16, 2014.