PUCKHEAD HOCKEY CLUB PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT

Puckhead Hockey Club (hereinafter referred to as “PHC” or “The Club”) takes your privacy seriously. Please read the following Privacy Policy Statements carefully to learn more about our use of your personal identifying information that we collect when you access, use or register with The Club. PHC is committed to undertaking reasonable measure to protect the privacy and security of all the personal information that is provided to us. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time, for any reason, without notice to you. You are, therefore, responsible for regularly reviewing this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the website or Club services after any revised Privacy Policy Statements constitutes your confirmation of your reading, understanding and agreement with such changes.

What does this Privacy Policy cover?

This Privacy Policy applies to the Puckhead Hockey Club website and any associated newsletters, registration systems and online business resources offered by, conducted by or on behalf of PHC. The Privacy Policy covers the treatment of personally identifiable information that is collected when you are on, use, or register for membership or otherwise conduct business with Puckhead Hockey Club or its authorized associates and service providers.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies or entities that PHC does not own or control, or to people that are not authorized by, employed by or managed by PHC, including without limitation to, third-party advertisers or sponsors to whom you provide information. The Club makes its content available on a variety of third-party social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. These platforms are governed by their own terms and conditions and privacy policies that we strongly recommend you read.

How do we collect information from you?

We collect information when you access, use and/or register on the PHC website at www.puckheadhockey.com, when you enter into transactions, promotions, or sweepstakes that are sponsored and/or offered by PHC directly or via various partners from time to time.

What type of information is collected from you? You may provide us with information, including personally identifiable information, when you register as a member, create a user account, communicate with us, complete certain transactions or subscribe to other digital services such as event registration, communications, notifications, professional online resources or other media alerts.

The personal information we collect might include, but is not limited: address, email address, last name, first name, country of residence, date of birth, gender, user name, IP address, login information, password, information regarding what pages accessed and when, and opt-in /out options for game information and notifications, PHC content preferences and promotional communications when lawful. To access certain business resources, we may ask you to provide additional information such as your business organization, job title, physical address, phone number other similar content. The information requested will allow the us to create and maintain your user account and identify you as one of our users.

Automatic Information: When you visit the Puckhead Hockey Club website we may utilize “cookies” to collect information. Cookies are small data files, which are transferred to a computer’s hard disk to memorize information like registration IDs and passwords. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has originated, for the “lifetime” of the cookie and various values.

The Club uses “first party cookies – ID cookies” to enable certain features on the website or other digital properties, to better understand how you interact with The Club and to monitor aggregate usage, users and web traffic routing. We use either session cookies (duration of your visit) or persistent cookies (stays on your computer until you clear your browser).

We may also utilize “third party cookies” to enable certain services to us such as analytics and advertising. You can always block cookies by updating your web browser privacy settings. To do so, you will have to access the “Help” menu in Your browser’s menu bar and search for the term “cookies”. If you decline acceptance of cookies or block cookies, please note that you may experience a less customized experience while using our website. Why do you have to Register?

To receive certain personalization options associated with PHC services and transactions (such as e-commerce, delivery of jerseys, newsletters, professional services or event registration services and notifications) offered on our website, we do require that you register as a member with PHC and provide certain information about yourself.

How is your information used?

Puckhead Hockey Club uses and processes your personal information collected to include but not limited to the following:
  • Customize the content you see on our website.
  • For research, development and analytical purposes.
  • To fulfill your requests for certain products and/or services.
  • To communicate with you via phone, email, SMS and other services.
  • For activities, promotions and/or other PHC related campaigns.
We do review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis and are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations. We will hold and maintain your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant agreement you hold with us.

Who has access to your personal information? We will not sell or rent your personal information to any third parties other than the information you share with us for the express purpose of marketing or advertising thru our business directory.

Third Party Service Providers working on behalf of The Club: At times we may pass your personal information to our third-party service providers, agents, subcontractors and other associated organizations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf (for example to analyze PHC Platform fan usage, infrastructure and general IT services, email communications, push notifications, accreditation, and or to arrange travel or accommodation, etc.).

However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service. Please be assured that we will not release your personal information to third parties beyond the PHC network for them to use for their own direct marketing purposes, unless you have requested us to do so, or we are required to do so by law, for example, by a court order for the purpose of prevention of fraud or other crimes.

How do we Protect Your Personal Information? Puckhead Hockey Club has adopted reasonable security measures, appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information, against unauthorized access, disclosure, loss or destruction of said personal information. These measures may include technological, physical and organization methods of security. However, the Internet is an open system and we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.

If you communicate with us via email, you should note that the secrecy of Internet email is uncertain at best and often even targeted by those with criminal intent. By sending sensitive or confidential email messages or information which is not encrypted you accept the risk of such uncertainty and possible lack of confidentiality over the Internet.

Under Age (Minors Under 18) Privacy: Other than simple contact information (such as phone number, email, and mailing address) provided and approved by the legal guardian of the child, we do not knowingly collect personal information from Children. PHC does not take specific steps to protect the privacy of children who disclose their personal information. PHC requires digital parental or guardian consent at the time of registration. However, due to the nature of digital services we cannot guarantee the authenticity of the identity of the person who has authorized the release of this information. If PHC becomes aware that a minor has provided us with personal information without parental consent, we will take steps to delete this information and close the child’s account.

What is the Legal Basis for processing your personal information?

Puckhead Hockey Club primarily processes your personal information to perform our obligations under our published Terms and Conditions but in certain cases, we also rely on other justifications such as:

Contractual necessity: contractual necessity applies for all users who are of age to enter into a contract by accepting our Terms and Conditions and justifies the following (but not limited to) uses of your personal information: (a) providing the digital services and personalizing your experience of our services; (b) managing registration and user accounts; (c) securing and developing the website and other analytical data; (d) communicating with you in relation to the delivery and quality of our services; and (e) providing you services or information that you have requested.

Consent: By agreement with these privacy policy statements you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and give consent to the terms defined within.

Legitimate interests: We rely on our legitimate interests to provide secure and efficient digital services that are consistent with our Terms and Conditions so that our visitors, partners and fans may receive high quality services and may enjoy the content and experiences related to their interests.

Legal Basis: We reserve the right to disclose personal information we hold about you if we are required to do so under applicable laws or pursuant to any judicial or administrative process, and to the extent necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding unlawful activities, or violation of our Terms and Conditions under the legal basis described in this Privacy Policy

How do you access, correct and contact Puckhead Hockey Club?

To withdraw your consent, access or rectify personal information, please adjust the respective settings in the Puckhead Hockey Club Platform, including but not limited to unsubscribing to marketing communications, SMS notifications, mailing address etc... Furthermore, to object to the processing of your personal information, to withdraw your consent or to request access, deletion or correction of any erroneous or incomplete personal information, or for any other questions related to this Privacy Policy Statement, you can email your request to Puckhead Hockey Club at ray@puckheadhockey.com.
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