Your privacy is important to
Fantourage, Inc. ("Fantourage"), which operates this web site (the
"Site"). Our goal is to provide you with a personalized online
experience that provides you with the information, resources, and services
has been written to describe the conditions under which this Site is
things, how data obtained during your visit to this Site may be collected
By using this Site, you affirm
that you are either more than 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor,
or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and
competent to form a binding contract and that you agree to be bound
or otherwise using the Site or any materials obtained from it. If you are dissatisfied with the Site, your only recourse is to disconnect
from this Site and refrain from visiting the Site in the future.
Fantourage is the sole owner
of the user information collected on this site. We will not sell, share,
or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed
one, however, and this policy will be assessed on an ongoing basis against
new technologies, business practices, and our customers' needs. We reserve the right to change, modify, or amend this policy at any
into and subject to Fantourage's Terms of Service governing the use
of this Site, available at http://www.fantourage.com/terms.Your use of the Site, or materials
obtained from or posted to the Site, indicates your assent to the Privacy
be posted on the Site, and you should check upon every visit for any
Fantourage is based in Boston,
Massachusetts in the United States of America. Fantourage has
designed and runs this Site to comply with US-based data protection
rights laws. Privacy laws vary from country to country, and your
own country's privacy laws and regulations may be different than US
with applicable local rules, you should not submit your information.
If you are located within the European Union, you should note that your
information will be transferred to the United States, which is deemed
by the European Union to have inadequate data protection. Individuals
located in countries outside of the US who submit personal information
do thereby consent to the general use of such information as provided
Fantourage is committed to
protecting the privacy needs of children, and we encourage parents and
guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities
and interests. Fantourage does not knowingly collect or solicit personal
information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such
persons to register. No one under age 13 may provide any personal
information to or on Fantourage.
What Information Do We Collect?
Fantourage's goal is to provide
you with the information and products and services that are most relevant
to you. To achieve this goal, we collect two types of information from
you when you visit our Site: personally identifiable information you
voluntarily choose to disclose and "aggregate information" about
your use of our Site that is automatically collected when you visit
Personal Information You Choose to Provide
Personally identifiable information refers to information that tells
us specifically who you are. We collect personal information from you
when you voluntarily choose to provide it. In this connection,
you may be asked to provide information such as your name, mailing and
current email address, your gender, and any other personal or preference
information that you provide to us. We may ask you to confirm your personal
information when you contact our Customer Service department. This will
allow us to protect your confidentiality by verifying your identity.
Further, if you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain
the content of your email messages together with your email address
and our responses.
We also collect personal information
based on the type of activity you are performing on the Site. If you become a registered member, when you log in and access your personal
Fantourage account, we will ask you to provide your username and password
so that we can verify your identity. Similarly, when you organize
or share your User Content (as defined in Fantourage's Terms of Service)
on the Site with others, we may ask for their email addresses. If you
make a purchase from Fantourage, we will ask you to provide shipping
and billing information so that we can fulfill your order.
When you use certain features of Fantourage, you may set up your personal profile, send messages, perform searches, form groups, and transmit information through various channels. We collect this information so that we can provide you the service and offer personalized features. In most cases, we retain this information so that, for instance, you can return to view prior messages you have sent or easily see members of your groups. By providing us with your personal information, you expressly grant Fantourage and all other persons or entities involved in the operations of site the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the site.
How We Use Your Personal
Broadly speaking, your personal
information is used to help us customize the content and layout of our
Site so that we may provide you with a smooth and efficient visit. We
also use personal information for purposes of administering our business
activities, providing customer service, and making available other products
and services to our customers and prospective customers. Occasionally,
we also may use the information we collect to notify you about important
changes to our Site, new services, and special offers we think you will
When and With Whom We Share
Your Personal Information
Except as provided for in this
policy, we do not sell or rent your personal information to any third
parties for their own marketing purposes. We will share personal customer
information only with our agents, representatives, service providers,
contractors and other users for limited purposes, including without
limitation providing our customers with services; offering certain products
and services in connection with this Site; communicating to customers;
providing customer service; confirming your orders and submissions;
delivering, awards, merchandise and services that you purchase online;
enhancing and improving customers' Site experience; enabling access
to our partners' web sites; providing a personalized experience; preventing
fraud; and completing payment method processing.
Occasionally, we also may use
the information we collect to notify you about important changes to
our Site, new services, and special offers we think you will find valuable.
If you would not like to receive these notifications, you can unsubscribe
from receiving these notices at http://www.fantourage.com/fan/notifications. You also may opt out by following
the directions provided within these notifications.
Fantourage employees and those
of its partner companies that provide services to Fantourage may see
your User Content while it is uploaded, edited, shared or printed. In
addition, Fantourage employees may view or review your User Content
or personal account information to evaluate, validate, or resolve issues
with your account.
Fantourage also may enter into
strategic marketing alliances with third parties, such as strategic
partners and affiliates, who may be given access to personal information,
including your name, address, and email, for the purpose of providing
you with information about products and services that may be of interest
to you. We evaluate such partners to identify products and services
that serve the needs of our members well. We cannot and do not, however,
make any representations about the practices and policies of these companies.
Credit card information may
be collected to facilitate membership applications; or if you purchase
a product or service from our website, such information will not be
kept longer than necessary for providing the services requested. Credit
card numbers are used only for processing payment and are not used for
other purposes. Payment processing services may be provided by a third-party
payment service, and a management company external to Fantourage may
provide support for these financial activities. Fantourage may share
your personal information with its partners to facilitate these transactions.
Aside from the purposes described
above, we will not share your personal information with any other third
parties unless we have your express permission or under special circumstances,
such as when we believe in good faith that the disclosure is required
to prevent harm or injury (such as fraud or claims of other liability),
to protect our business or systems, to comply with valid legal processes
(subpoenas, warrants) or as otherwise required by law. We also
may disclose your personal information in order to investigate network
abuse or a violation of any of our Terms of Service or other published
guidelines, or if you engage in (or are reasonably suspected of engaging
in) any illegal activities. We reserve the right to report any suspected
illegal activity to law enforcement for investigation or prosecution.
We also reserve the right to disclose your information to other parties
in the context of a business transaction or contemplated business transaction
involving a merger, consolidation, change in management, or acquisition
by another company, sale of company stock or assets, or similar event.
You should be aware that you
elect to share information with other users at the Site and/or post
User Content at the Site at your own risk. Although we may allow you
to set privacy options that limit third-party access to your Fantourage
pages, we cannot control the actions of others with whom you may choose
to share your pages and information. If you share any information with
select users or on any public area on Fantourage (by commenting, posting,
any such postings may be seen by third parties not related to or controlled
by Fantourage. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that
User Content you post on the Site will not be viewed, circulated, or
used by unauthorized persons. We are not responsible for circumvention
of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site.
You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of User
Content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other
Users have copied or stored your User Content.
Aggregate information refers to information your computer automatically provides to us and that is not tied back to you as a specific individual. Examples include referral data (the web sites you visited just before and just after our site), the pages viewed, time spent at our Site, and IP (Internet Protocol) addresses. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you surf the Internet. When you request a page from our Site, our servers log your IP address to create aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns for advertisers and partners, and for purposes of system administration. We use this aggregated information to determine consumer trends and needs, which allows both Fantourage and our partners to advertise more effectively, and allows you to receive advertisements that are less duplicative and more relevant to your interests.
Fantourage uses IP addresses
to analyze trends, administer the site, track users' movements, and
gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We do not link
your IP address to other personally identifiable information about you.
Our Site uses a feature of
your browser to set a "cookie" on your computer. Cookies are small
packets of information that a web site's computer stores on your computer.
Fantourage's Site can then read the cookies whenever you visit our
password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our
site, to deliver content specific to your interests, to track the pages
you've visited and to make sure you don't see the same ads repeatedly.
These cookies allow us to use the information we collect to customize
your Fantourage experience so that your visit to our Site is as relevant
and as valuable to you as possible.
Most browser software can be
set up to deal with cookies. You may modify your browser preference
to provide you with choices relating to cookies. You have the choice
to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set or to reject
all cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, certain of the functions
and conveniences of our Site may not work properly, and you may be unable
to use those Fantourage services that require registration in order
to participate, or you will have to re-register each time you visit
our site. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the
browser to reject cookies in the "Help" section of the toolbar. We do not link non-personal information from cookies to personally identifiable
information without your permission.
Fantourage may use web beacons
to collect non-personal information about your use of our Site and the
web sites of selected sponsors and advertisers, and your use of special
promotions or features. The information collected by web beacons
allows us to statistically monitor how many people are using our Site
and selected sponsors' and advertisers' sites; how many people open
our emails; and for what purposes these actions are being taken. Our web beacons are not used to track your activity outside of our Site
or those of our sponsors. Fantourage does not link non-personal
information from web beacons to personally identifiable information
without your permission.
Information Collected In Ad Delivery
We may use a third-party advertising
company to serve ads to you when
you visit our Site. This company may use information (not including
your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visit
to our site in order to provide advertisements about goods and services
that may be of interest to you. In the course of serving advertisements
to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique
"cookie" on your browser. Fantourage does not have access
to or control of the cookies that may be placed by third-party advertisers.
Controlling the Use of Your
You may review, correct, update,
change or delete personal information you have submitted at any time
by accessing your personal profile on our Site. By default, all of your
User Content, including profile, photos, images, and text, are public
and can be seen by anyone. If you share your User Content with only
select people, they may be able to share your content with third parties. Where you make use of the communication features of Fantourage's Site
to share information with others, such as sending a personal message
to another Fantourage user, you generally cannot delete such communications.
Links to Other Web Sites
Fantourage's Site contains
links to advertiser and partner websites. We cannot be responsible for
the privacy practices or the content of these third-party web sites,
and we do not control the practices of any of our advertisers or partners
to whom we are linked. Please note that we provide these links
to you only as a convenience, and our inclusion of any link does not
imply that Fantourage endorses the site. Please read over the rules
and policies of these linked sites before proceeding. If you have additional
questions about how one of our advertisers, partners, or sponsors use
information about you, we urge you to contact them directly.
Service, Notification of Changes, and Revisions.
Your use of Fantourage, and
as our Terms of Service and all of its dispute resolution provisions
including limitation on damages and choice of law. We reserve the right
we make changes, we will post them and will indicate at the top of this
page the policy's new effective date. If we make material changes
to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or through notice
on our home page. We encourage you to refer to this policy on an ongoing
we have about you and your account.
Our Site takes reasonable precautions
to protect our users' information by utilizing advanced security measures
designed to maintain data security and integrity. When you submit sensitive
information, such as credit card information, via the Site, we encrypt
that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). However,
no system is 100% secure, and you should use caution whenever submitting
important information over the Internet, whether to our Site or to any
other. Fantourage assumes no liability for the interception, alteration,
or misuse of the information you provide. You alone are responsible
for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information.
If you have any questions about
identifiable information that you have provided to us, please send an
email to info@Fantourage.com.