Please read the information below to learn more about our data collection policies and practices.
- Types Of Information That May Be Collected
- How Information May Be Collected
- How We Use The Information Collected
- With Whom The Information May Be Shared
- Chat Rooms, Forums, And Message Boards
- Links To Other Websites
- A Special Note For Parents Concerning Privacy
- Correcting/Updating Personal Information
- Data Retention
- Your California Privacy Rights
The following are the types of information we may collect:
Information You Provide Us
In the course of using the website, we may ask you to provide us with certain information, including contact information (such as your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, or zip code), unique identifiers (such as credit card information and your user ID and password), demographic information, or similar information.
Personal information that you provide to us, such as your credit card information, your user ID and password, name, email address, telephone number, physical address, birth date, gender or zip code or other information may be collected via the Site.
Site Usage Information
We may receive and store certain types of information whenever you visit the Site. For example, we may collect click-stream data and your IP address.
When you open emails from the Site, we may receive a confirmation noting you opened an email from us, if your computer supports such capabilities. We also may keep track of what emails we send you and what emails you may be receiving from us and our subsidiaries and affiliates. Additionally, we keep a record of what types of emails you have opted to and not to receive.
Information from Other Sources
We may receive information about you from other sources within the Patriots organization (such as Premium Seating) in order to better understand how you interact with us for content and marketing purposes, and add that information to your personal information that we have collected.
We may collect information from you in several different areas on the Site, including but not limited to those described below:
You may be asked first to complete a registration form and provide personally identifiable information; you may also be asked to choose a user ID and password in order to take advantage of certain features the Site may choose to offer, including, but not limited to, Newsletters, Contests, Forums, Fantasy or other subscription-based services. Participation in registration is voluntary and you will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to disclose information to the Website.
Newsletters and Site Emails
We may offer free newsletters to share information with you about the Site, about us and our affiliates and subsidiaries, or about our business partners and advertisers and sponsors. You may receive a newsletter either by registering for a particular newsletter or in conjunction with a special feature or membership for which you have registered on the Site. You may cancel your free email subscription by following the instructions provided on the Site or, in some instances, in the designated area of certain newsletters or emails.
Contests or Sweepstakes
Surveys or Voting
From time–to-time we may request personally identifiable information from you via surveys or voting polls. Participation is voluntary and you will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to disclose information. At times, you may have to register to vote or to take part in a survey.
Opting out of Third Party Cookies
If you would like to manage the cookies set or accessed on your computer by third parties, including our business partners (e.g., advertisers) you must visit their respective website(s). In addition to those business partners whose cookies we cannot access or control, the Site permits the following entity to place cookies on the Site:
• Reach Local – www.reachlocal.com
• ShopSocially – www.shopsocially.com
IP Addresses and Click-stream Data
We may collect IP addresses and/or click-stream data for purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers and sponsors. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. Our computers identify your computer by its IP address. When you request Web pages from the Site, our computers log your IP address. Click-stream data is information collected by our computers when you request Web pages from the Site. Click-stream data may include such information as the page served, the time, the source of the request, the type of browser making the request, the preceding page view and other such non-personal information. When analyzed, this data helps us analyze how visitors arrive at the Site, what type of content is most popular, what type of visitors in the aggregate are interested in particular kinds of content and advertising, and the like.
If you choose to use our "Email to Friend" service to send an article to a friend from our site, we will ask you for your email address and your friend's email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email from your email address, inviting him or her to read the article on the site. Patriots.com does not store this information.
Each of the PROVIDERS own the information collected via this Site. As applicable, the information you provide to us may be used to:
- contact you about the Site;
- contact you relating to your membership status;
- confirm or fulfill an order you have made;
- monitor or improve the use of the Site;
- customize the advertising and content you see;
- monitor compliance with our terms and conditions of use of the Site;
- provide special offers to you from the PROVIDERS and/or their respective affiliates and subsidiaries and other third parties;
- send you promotional material on behalf of our business partners;
- inform you of a prize you have won.
- provide special offers to you from the PROVIDERS
At times, we may share your personally identifiable information with others for various purposes. The following outlines the ways in which your information may be shared with others. Except as expressly set forth below, NPS LLC does not share, sell, rent or trade personally identifiable information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
Agents : We employ other businesses, certain services and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling orders, sending e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, Site analysis, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These entities have access to personally identifiable information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
Promotional Offers : We may send offers by email to you on behalf of other partners. When we do this, we do not give that partner your name and address. If you do not want to receive such offers, you may opt out in response to the email..
Aggregate Information : We may share aggregate information such as demographics and Site usage statistics with advertisers, sponsors or other organizations. When this type of information is shared, the other parties do not have access to your personally identifiable information.
Partners Subsidiaries and Affiliates: We may share your information (including, without limitation, personally identifiable information) with our subsidiaries and affiliates. If you do not want us to share your information with our subsidiaries and affiliates, you may tell us by sending an email to email@example.com with your request (please write "Affiliates" in the subject line of your email).
Business Transfers : In the event that all or substantially all of our assets are sold or transferred to another party, or another transaction occurs in which your personally identifiable information is one of the business assets transferred, all personally identifiable information that has been collected and saved may be one of the business assets we transfer.
Legal Process : In the event we are required to respond to subpoenas, court orders or other legal process your personally identifiable information may be disclosed pursuant to such subpoena, court order or legal process, which may be without notice to you.
The Site may make chat rooms, forums and message boards available to its users. While you are required to register with the site for access to these areas, you are not required to provide any personal information when using these areas but you may choose to do so. If you post personal information online, it will be publicly available and you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties. We cannot ensure the security of any information you choose to make public in a chat room, forum, or message board. Also, we cannot ensure that parties who have access to such publicly available information will respect your privacy. Please exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information in these areas.
To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
This Site incorporates reasonable safeguards to protect the security, integrity, completeness, accuracy and privacy of the personal information that we may collect and we have put into place reasonable precautions to protect such information from loss, misuse and alteration. Certain personally identifiable information, such as credit card information, is transferred to our computers utilizing encryption software. Only those employees who need access to your information in order to do their jobs are allowed access. Our security policies are reviewed periodically and revised as required.
The Site is a general audience site. We do not currently collect any personal information from children under the age of thirteen on the Site. We encourage you to visit the Direct Marketing Association’s Web site (www.the-dma.org) and explore the Get CyberSavvy! program as well as the GetNetWise website (www.getnetwise.org) to learn more about parental control tools.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at email@example.com. We will retain and use your information as long as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
A California privacy law that went into effect on January 1, 2005, allows California residents to obtain specific information about a business’s privacy practices if it shares information with other companies for those companies’ direct marketing purposes.
Last Updated on January 18, 2013