collection, use and disclosure of your information. Golf Joust receives your
information through our various web sites, SMS, APIs, services and third-parties
("Services"). When using any of our Services you consent to the
collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your
that you reside in or create information from, your information may be used by
Golf Joust in the United States or any other country where Golf Joust operates.
Collection and Use
Tip: We collect and use your information to provide our Services and improve
them over time.
Collected Upon Registration: When you
create or reconfigure a Golf Joust account, you provide some personal
information, such as your name, username, password, and email address. Some of
this information, for example, your name and username, is listed publicly on
our Services, including on your profile page and in search results. Some
Services, such as search, public user profiles and viewing lists, do not
require registration. We automatically receive your location when you use the
Collected Automatically: When you use
the Service, Golf Joust automatically receives and records information on our
server logs from your browser or mobile platform, including your location, IP
address, cookie information, and the page you requested. We treat this data as
non-Personal Information, except where we are required to do otherwise under
applicable law. Golf Joust only uses this data in aggregate form. We may
provide aggregate information to our partners about how our customers,
collectively, use our site, so that our partners may also understand how often
people use their services and our Service.
Information: You may provide us with
additional information to make public, such as a short biography, your
location, or a picture. You may customize your account with information such as
a cell phone number for the delivery of SMS messages or your address book so
that we can help you find Golf Joust users you know. We may use your contact
information to send you information about our Services or to market to you. You
may unsubscribe from these messages by following the instructions contained
within the messages or the instructions on our web site. If you email us, we
may keep your message, email address and contact information to respond to your
request. Providing the additional information described in this section is
Tip: What you say on Golf Joust may be viewed all around the world instantly.
Information: You may choose to note
your location in your Updates, Check-ins and in your Golf Joust profile. We may
also save exact coordinates to help improve our service.
Data: Our servers automatically
record information ("Log Data") created by your use of the Services.
Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, the
referring domain, pages visited, and search terms. Other actions, such as
interactions with advertisements, may also be included in Log Data.
Links: Golf Joust may keep track of how you interact with
links in Updates, Mobile sites, the web and across our Services including third
party clients by redirecting clicks or through other means. We do this to help
improve our Services, including advertising, and to be able to share aggregate
click statistics such as how many times a particular link was clicked on.
Cookies: Like many websites, we use "cookie"
technology to collect additional website usage data and to improve our
Services, but we do not require cookies for many parts of our Services such as
searching and looking at public user profiles or lists. A cookie is a small
data file that is transferred to your computer's hard disk. Golf Joust may use
both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you
interact with our Services, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web
traffic routing on our Services, and to improve our Services. Most Internet
browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by
editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before
accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.
Party Services: Golf Joust uses a
variety of services hosted by third parties to help provide our Services, such
as hosting our various blogs and wikis, and to help us understand the use of
our Services, such as Google Analytics. These services may collect information
sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP
is My Information Shared?
Information about our users is an integral part of our business. We neither
rent nor sell your Personal Information to anyone. Golf Joust may share your
Personal Information only as described below.
- Buddies: Your "buddies" can see the location
and time of each of your check-ins, first name and last initial, email,
phone number, photo, hometown, Golf Joust earned levels and badges, links
to your Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin accounts (if you have connected those
accounts to your Golf Joust account), a list of your buddiess, tips you
write, golf courses you rank and courses on your played list. Individuals
reading this information may use it or disclose it to other individuals or
entities without our control and without your knowledge. We therefore urge
you to think carefully about including any specific information you may
deem private in “Gallery Roars!” or other content (location or otherwise)
that you create in the Service.
- Agents: We employ other companies and people to perform
tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to
provide products or services to you. Our agents do not have any right to
use Personal Information we share with them beyond what is necessary to
assist us, and they provide a comparable level of protection for your
Shared with Everyone: One of the
primary reasons people use Golf Joust is to share content with others.
Information such as your name and photo, your hometown, your Golf Joust
earned levels and badges, a list of your buddies, and the tips you write
is shared by default with the Golf Joust community.
Sharing and Disclosure
Tip: We do not disclose your private information except in the limited
circumstances described here.
Consent: We may share or disclose
your information with your consent, such as when you use a third party web
client to access your Golf Joust account.
Providers: We engage certain trusted
third parties to perform functions and provide services to us. We may share
your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent
necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only
Partners: In addition to the data
sharing described above, we enter into relationships with a variety of
businesses and work closely with them. In certain situations, these businesses
sell items or provide promotions to you through Golf Joust's Service. In other
situations, Golf Joust provides services, or sells products jointly with these
businesses. You can easily recognize when one of these businesses is associated
with your transaction, and we will share your Personal Information that is
related to such transactions with that business, unless you have elected not to
be solicited by marketing partners during the registration process or through
the account settings page.
and Harm: We may 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 Golf Joust's rights or
Transfers: In the event that Golf
Joust is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale
of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that
as transferred to the new entity.
or Non-Personal Information: We may
share or disclose your non-private, aggregated or otherwise non-personal
information, such as your public Tweets or the number of users who clicked on a
particular link (even if only one did).
Your Personal Information
you are a registered user of our Services, we provide you with tools to access
or modify the personal information you provided to us and associated with your
Policy Towards Children
Services are not directed to people under 13. If you become aware that your
child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please
contact us at info@Golf Joust.com. We do
not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become
aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we take
steps to remove such information and terminate the child's account.
to this Policy
the policy will govern our use of your information and will always be at http://Golf Joust.com/privacy. If we make a
change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will notify
you via a Golf Joust update or e-mail to the email associated with your
account. By continuing to access or use the Services after those changes become