TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
- USE, SHARING AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
- COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE WEBSITE
- OTHER TERMS
- USER CHOICES WITH REGARD TO ACCESS OF INFORMATION
Golf Web Academy, Inc., a corporation doing business as “Golf Boost”, organized and existing under
the laws of the State of Florida (“Golf Web Academy”, “Golf Boost”, “we”, “us” or “our”)
operates a website located at www.golfboost.com,
a mobile application, and other related services (collectively
referred to herein as the “Site”). The Site provides a unique swing analysis system through which
our members can upload video clips and pictures of their golf swing and receive instruction,
analysis and critique from a swing model designed by golf professionals from around the world.
This sophisticated system takes into consideration the individual golfer’s height, build, and
playing level in order to provide a truly personalized service. The Site also provides an online
service to bring the golf community together. Our members can profile their lives online, view
each other’s profiles, and connect with others around shared interests. Our members can make
unlimited friends and connections and then use those connections to connect personally and do
business with others on a whole new level. Our members can change their profile information at
Golf Web Academy Inc.
111 NE 1st Street, 2nd Floor
Miami, Florida 33132
You may only use the Site as a “Registered Member” (which means you have registered as a member of the Site). In order to register as a member of the Site, you must complete the online registration form and create a password and unique user name. During registration you are also required to give personally identifiable information including your first name, last name, and email address. We use this information to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to the Site. Some of your registration information also becomes part of your Personal Profile.
If you are a Registered Member, you have the option to provide profile information about yourself on your “Personal Profile” such as your gender, age, and personal golf information. We encourage you to submit relevant information so we can provide you a more personalized experience on our Site. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in your Personal Profile or as part of our swing analysis system (described in more detail below). When you update information, we usually keep a copy of the prior version for our records.
If you choose to take advantage of our unique swing analysis system, we will request that you provide us with certain information required for optimal use of the swing model, including but not limited to your gender, physical attributes (e.g., height), golf handicap, grip, ball flight dexterity, etc.
If you are a Registered Member, you have the option to add one or more pictures to your Personal Profile. You also can designate one picture as your “Main Profile Picture.” In addition, if you sign up to use our swing analysis system, you will be required to upload pictures and video clips of yourself as part of that service. These pictures and video clips uploaded as part of our swing analysis system including all other pictures and videos you upload to the Site will always be viewable by us and other Registered Members.
From time to time you may be offered the opportunity to participate in a promotion, contest or survey on the Site (we will refer to all of these activities as “Promotions”). If you participate in a Promotion, we (or a third party identified by us), may request additional information from you— including personally identifiable information.
We may offer you a referral service to tell a friend (on the Site, “Friends” are also referred to as “Connections”) about our Site. If you choose to use our referral service, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend an initial email inviting him or her to visit the Site. We may store your friend’s name and email address so that your friend may be added to your “friend’s list”, and also to send reminders of the invitations. We will not sell the email addresses you provide for referrals or use that information to send any other communication besides invitations and invitation reminders. Recipients of invitations from us will be able to contact us at https://www.golfboost.com/Contact to request that we remove this information from our database.
From time to time, we may receive information about you from other sources and add it to our account information. For example, we may receive confirmations or other feedback from third parties engaged in Promotions. Additionally, we may purchase demographic information about you to allow us to provide you personalized offerings. We also may obtain search term and search result information from some searches conducted through the Web search features; search results and links, including paid listings (such as sponsored links from Google™).
A cookie is a small piece of information that a website can send to your browser and may then be stored on your computer’s hard drive. It acts as an anonymous tag that identifies your computer, but not you personally. A pixel tag, also known as a clear GIF or web beacon, is an invisible tag placed on certain pages of a website but not on your computer. When you access these pages, pixel tags generate a generic notice of that visit. They usually work in conjunction with cookies, registering when a particular computer visits a particular page. If you turn off cookies the pixel tag will simply detect an anonymous website visit and certain features of the Site may not be available.
The advertisements appearing on this Site may be delivered to users by our advertisers. We share
website usage information about users for the purpose of targeting our advertisements on the
the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. In
this way, ad servers may compile information about where you, or others who are using your
computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on.
We may transfer personal information to certain of our advertisers that you have explicitly requested to receive information from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply.
Registered Member information is displayed to other Registered Members in order to facilitate user interaction in our social network community. All of the information in your Personal Profile is viewable by Registered Members; you cannot filter your information to other Registered Members. To facilitate searching and finding friends and acquaintances on the service (discussed in more detail below), the Site allows users to search for other members using criteria, such as first and last name, age, and email address, but only if and to the extent that you provide such information. The following sections describe additional information that may be viewable by others.
If you sign up to use our swing analysis system, you will receive instruction, analysis and critique
from a swing model designed by golf professionals from around the world. We store this information, as
well as the data that you provide as part of the swing analysis system (discussed in more detail above).
We may also use this information and data to promote the Website or for any other legal purpose; however,
we will not include any personally identifiable information without your consent.
As part of our swing analysis system, you will also be required to upload pictures and video clips of yourself. These pictures and video clips will be stored by us and may be used to promote the Website or for any other legal purpose.
We use third parties to provide certain administrative and service-related services on our Site. These third parties may have access to all of your personal information. These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
We store information that we collect through cookies, log files, clear gifs, Internet Traffic
Information and/or third party sources to create a “profile” of your preferences. We tie your
personally identifiable information to information in the profile, in order to provide tailored
and pixel tags to identify you as a return visitor and optimize and track your use of the Site.
Doing so helps us provide enhanced features such as accelerated purchasing, customized and
personalized shopping suggestions, personalized greetings, and storage of items in your shopping
bag between visits.
We use clear gifs in our HTML-based emails to let us know which emails have been opened by recipients. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. We also use this information, which does not alone identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the Site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
We set a persistent cookie to store your passwords, so you don’t have to enter it more than once. Persistent cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Site.
To improve the offerings and selection at the Site, we may occasionally acquire subsidiaries or particular business units may be bought by or merged with another entity, entities, or individuals. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred business assets but remains subject to the promises made in any pre-existing privacy notice(s) (unless, of course, the customer consents otherwise). Also, in the event that we or substantially all of our or the Site’s assets are acquired, all customer information will of course be one of the transferred assets. We reserve the right to transfer personal information to a successor in interest that acquires rights to that information as a result of the sale of Golf Web Academy or substantially all of its or the Site’s assets to that successor in interest.
We share aggregated demographic information about our user base with our business partners (including our advertisers). When sharing this information, we do not identify individual users.
Other than as set out above, you will receive notice when information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to elect whether or not to share the information.
If you choose to take advantage of our unique swing analysis system, you will receive communications from us relating to that service, including the instruction, analysis and critique provided as part of that service.
We will occasionally send you information on products, services, special deals, promotions.
We will use your name and email address to send our newsletters to you.
We will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature.
Based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us, we will send you a welcoming email to verify your username and password. We will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We will communicate with you by email or telephone, in accordance with your wishes. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature.
This Site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by us. Please be aware that
we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
We encourage you to be aware when you leave the Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.
Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post public information to your personal chat rooms, journals, blogs, message boards, classifieds or any other public forums, that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time. If you have any questions about security on the Site, you can contact us by submitting the form found at https://www.golfboost.com/Contact.
You may correct, update or delete your Profile information, and update your registration information (other than with respect to your username) by logging into your account and accessing the “my account” option.
All Web browsers have the ability to accept cookies, reject cookies, or to prompt the user before accepting them. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, affecting the acceptance of cookies means that you may not be able to use such important features as accelerated ordering unless you leave them turned on.
In addition, the Federal Trade Commission provides useful information about online privacy
on its own website.
111 NE 1st Street (2nd Floor)
Miami, Florida 33132