North American Golf Experience Online Privacy Statement
Strong precautions are taken to protect the information of the users of our Site. When users submit sensitive information via the Site, that Information is protected both online and off-line.
We take credit card information security seriously and use a variety of technical solutions to make shopping safe at our Site. Furthermore, your information is encrypted and is protected utilizing the industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption software. While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, when you are just 'surfing'.
All credit card numbers that are processed through our site is not ever received by North American Golf Experience.
During the payment transaction, such information is received by Authorized.net
, our merchant account service to approve your transaction. This normally includes information about the payment that a you have furnished with North American Golf Experience while placing the order. Authized.net does not acquire any personal information directly from you the consumer through the process.
While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also protect user- information off-line. All of the information of our Site's users, including the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted to only those of our employees who need the information to process you membership. Furthermore, our employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices.
. Your use of North American Golf Experience constitutes agreement to its terms and conditions.
This policy does not cover information collected on sites linked to from North American Golf Experience.
It is the goal of North American Golf Experience to bring you information that is tailored to your individual needs and, at the same time, protect your privacy. The following is a summary of the various ways we treat the information you provide us while using our site.
THE TYPE OF INFORMATION OUR SITE Collects
North American Golf Experience generally collects personally identifying information with your specific knowledge and consent. For instance, when you enter our contest, complete a survey, make a purchase or register for any portion of our services, you are asked to provide information such as your e-mail address, name or phone number. Optional information such as your age or gender may also be requested. All personal information
is kept strictly confidenatial and with held from all third parties.
HOW WE USE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU
North American Golf Experience uses this information to provide you with the service you have requested. For example, if you subscribe to any of our magazines, we may use your e-mail address to send you a confirmation notice and your mailing address to send you your membership card, news and updates. Similarly, if you enter an online contest, we will use this information to notify you if you are a winner. We may also use the information to communicate with you about new features, products or services, or to improve the services that we offer by tailoring them to your needs.
Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers.
While your individual information is protected as outlined above, we reserve the right to use aggregated, anonymous data about our users as a group for any business purpose, such as analyzing usage trends and seeking compatible advertisers and partners.
Your Internet Protocol ("IP") address is usually associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider, your company or your university. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, gather broad demographic information, and administer our website.