How College Sports Nation Uses Your Personal Information
This policy covers how College Sports Nation treats personal information that College Sports Nation collects and receives, including information related to your past use of College Sports Nation products and services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.
This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that College Sports Nation does not own or control, or to people that College Sports Nation does not employ or manage. In addition, some companies that College Sports Nation has acquired have their own, preexisting privacy policies which may be viewed on our acquired companies page.
INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
College Sports Nation collects personal information when you register with College Sports Nation, when you use College Sports Nation products or services, when you visit College Sports Nation pages or the pages of certain College Sports Nation partners, and when you enter promotions or sweepstakes. College Sports Nation may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies.
When you register we ask for information such as your name, email address, birth date, gender, ZIP code, occupation, industry, and personal interests. For some financial products and services we might also ask for your address, Social Security number, and information about your assets. When you register with College Sports Nation and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us.
College Sports Nation collects information about your transactions with us and with some of our business partners, including information about your use of financial products and services that we offer.
College Sports Nation automatically receives and records information from your computer and browser, including your IP address, College Sports Nation cookie information, software and hardware attributes, and the page you request.
College Sports Nation uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.
INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
College Sports Nation does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide products or services you’ve requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
College Sports Nation displays targeted advertisements based on personal information. Advertisers (including ad serving companies) may assume that people who interact with, view, or click targeted ads meet the targeting criteria—for example, women ages 18-24 from a particular geographic area.
College Sports Nation does not provide any personal information to the advertiser when you interact with or view a targeted ad. However, by interacting with or viewing an ad you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.
College Sports Nation advertisers include financial service providers (such as banks, insurance agents, stock brokers and mortgage lenders) and non-financial companies (such as stores, airlines, and software companies).
College Sports Nation works with vendors, partners, advertisers, and other service providers in different industries and categories of business.
College Sports Nation may set and access College Sports Nation cookies on your computer.
College Sports Nation lets other companies that show advertisements on some of our pages set and access their cookies on your computer. Other companies’ use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to College Sports Nation’s cookies.
College Sports Nation uses web beacons to access College Sports Nation cookies inside and outside our network of web sites and in connection with College Sports Nation products and services.
Your Ability to Edit and Delete Your Account Information and Preferences
You can edit your College Sports Nation Account Information, at any time.
We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the College Sports Nation service, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the College Sports Nation Newsletter, that are considered part of your College Sports Nation account, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.
CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY
We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
College Sports Nation may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your College Sports Nation account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.
QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
Effective Date: January 01, 2011