Privacy Policy

Effective October 1st 2015

This policy describes MLA Golf's privacy practices. It applies to how we handle information on the websites where this policy is posted. These sites may include websites designed for mobile devices. The policy may also apply to mobile device applications like the ones for smart phones or tablets. If it does apply, it will be accessible on those devices or applications. 

 

Information We Collect

Contact information: 
For example, we may collect your name and email address. We may also collect your street address, or phone number. We may also collect password reminders (such as your mother's maiden name or the name of your favorite pet). We may collect other I.D. numbers like user names.

Demographic information: 
For example, we might collect information about your lifestyle or your golf game. We may also collect information about your buying preferences.

Payment information:  
For example, if you make purchases, we might collect your credit card information. We might also collect security information like your mother's maiden name. 
Information you post or share on the Site: 
For example, you might be able to post feedback about our products that others visiting our sites will see.

Other information:  

For example, we may collect information about the website browser you are using. We might also track the pages you visit or the third party websites from which or to which you go from our Site. We collect this information using the tracking tools described below. To control those tools, please read the "Your Choices" section.

 

How We Collect Your Information 

We collect information directly from you. 
For example, we collect information when you register on the Site or make an online purchase. We also collect information if you take our surveys or participate in online forums. From time to time we offer sweepstakes, contests, and prize draws, and collect information as part of those programs. We may also allow you to post information in an online forum.

We collect information from you passively.  
For example, we use common tracking tools like cookies and web beacons to track user behavior.

We combine information we may get from other sources. 
For example, if you are a subscriber to one of our services and register for an additional product or service, we may combine the information we already have about you. We may also combine information about you that we learn from third parties. For example, if you use one of our Facebook Connect features, we will combine information we obtain from that feature with information we already have.

 

Use Of Information Collected 

We use information for our business purposes. These include:

To process your requests and for related purposes. 
For example, to fulfill an order you place with us. Or, we may use your information to contact you about a purchase.

To tell you about new products and services.  
For example, we might send you updates about our sites or new products. We may also send you other information which we think you might find interesting. We may contact you using the contact information we have about you. We may also customize our website to show you products or information we think you would find interesting.

We might tell you about third party products or services we think you will like. 
For example, we might send you information about a deal that we are able to offer to our registered users.

To operate our Sites and serve our advertisements. 
For example we use information we collect to analyze trends and improve site layout. We also monitor traffic patterns at our sites to personalize our site. We sometimes work with third parties to help us with our site monitoring activities. Our monitoring may include tracking your online activities, either ourselves or with the help of our vendors.

 

Your Choices 

You can opt out of marketing emails by following the instructions in any marketing emails you receive. You can also opt-out by sending us an email. To request changes to or to review your information, please send us an email. To opt out of having your information shared with third parties for their marketing purposes, please email us. We will process your request as required by law. Some of our sites also have a "My Profile" area where you can modify your preferences.

You can choose not to provide personal information. You can also choose to turn off tracking tools. However if you don't provide us with information you will not be able to participate in certain features, like contests or sweepstakes. Also, if you turn off tracking, some features may not work.

We contract with third parties to serve our ads across the Internet. The ads we serve may be based on tracking activities, as described in more detail below.

 

Security and Storage 

We use industry standard security measures to protect our sites. We store information for as long as necessary to carry out the purposes described here. We will also store information for as long as we are required to legally.

While we use reasonable security measures, we cannot guarantee that the Internet or your mobile device will be completely secure. We encourage you to take steps to protect yourself online, including ensuring that any online account information you have remains secure. For example, do not share your password with other people.

Our sites are not created for children. We do not believe children are interested in our sites, and do not knowingly collect information from children under 18. 

Our sites are generally operated in Europe and United States. If you are located outside of these areas, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred first to Switzerland. Please also be aware that by using our sites and giving us your information, you consent to such transfer, and understand that Switzerland may not provide the same level of protections as the laws of your country.

Our sites contain links to third party sites. If you click on one of those links, you will be taken to websites we do not control. This policy does not apply to the information practices of that website. You should read the privacy policy of other websites carefully. We are not responsible for such third party's sites.

 

Privacy Policy Updates 

From time to time we may change our privacy practices. The latest version of this policy will be posted here. If there is a material change to this policy that we wish to apply retroactively, we will notify you and obtain your consent to the extent required by law.

 

Tracking Tools We Use

We or vendors we have hired use several common tracking tools. These may include browser cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies. These technologies are used for the following reasons:

Controlling Our Use of Tracking Technologies

You may control our use of cookies by configuring your browser to reject browser cookies. In most browsers this can be configured by updating your Privacy settings, which can be found by going under ‘Tools’ and clicking on ‘Internet Options’. If you do this, you may not be able to access certain functionality on our sites.

 

Our Ads On Other Websites

We may work with online advertising companies to provide you with our advertisements on other websites that you visit. These ads may be based on information you submit on our website or third party sites. It may also be based on your activities or behaviors on our websites or on third party sites. We may use gathered information to serve you with advertisements on our websites or on third party websites.

 

Ads

We work with third parties to help us with the online tracking and to serve our ads on third party websites. All such parties participate in the Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising. This program allows consumers to opt-out of having their online behavior tracked for advertising purposes.

 

Questions

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact us at customersupport@mla.golf or by mail at

MLA Golf
A-One Business Center 

CH - 1180 Rolle