Effective 17 July 2008
- Information Collection and Use
- Information Sharing and Disclosure
- Access to personally identifiable information
Fighterz.com is a social and business networking website for Mixed Martial Artists, Fans, Sponsors, Agents and Models. You can use it to meet up with friends, get informed about social and business happenings or organize your events; the list is endless. This is a free service made available to everyone.
Information Collection and Use
When you sign-up on http://www.Fighterz.com, you enter your name, email address and create a password. You may also enter personal information into your profile, events, groups, forums etc. Any information you enter in is optional and private, and accessible only to you or to those that you authorize.
We receive and store the above-mentioned information collected on http://www.Fighterz.com.
From time-to-time we may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our site. Such surveys/contests shall be announced through the website, and only when you choose to opt in, will you receive an email from us. If you participate, we will request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip/ postal code).
The information collected may be used to notify contest winners and award prizes, to monitor user preferences, to monitor site traffic or to personalize the site. The information collected will not be shared with any third party unless users are given prior notice and choice.
When inviting friends to join the site you may enter their email addresses directly or use one of our import options to import friend's lists. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. We do not store any of your friend's email addresses if they decline your invitation and do not join the site. We do not store any other information you provide to import friend's lists or invite friends. Such information is provided only and directly to the program or website you have selected to import your contacts from.
As with any site that uses invitations and buddy lists, you should use care when disclosing your personal information to strangers. Be advised that if you send messages containing personal information, that information may be collected and used by others.
Uses of Information
A user's profile and preference information are displayed on the website according to the user preferences. User's name and photo (optional) along with summary profile is posted and available to all users of the website.
We also use your name and email address to notify you of new members, messages or other information, such as an invitation to join a friend's buddy list. In addition, we will send you messages when there are substantive changes to the service or our policies.
When users invite friends to the website using the "fetch" service, the login information they supply is only used to access the chosen site or program on their behalf, and is not stored on our site. The imported information is also not stored and is used only to invite the friends that users choose from their own lists. All this information is immediately deleted once the invitation process has been completed.
We reserve the right to access, preserve, and disclose your personal information and the contents of your account if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, or court order, or to protect the rights and property of Fighterz.com, its affiliates or the public.
Communications from the site
Fighterz.com will send you messages when there are substantive changes to the service or our policies. 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. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account.
Our newsletter service is also designed to keep members abreast of news, music, events etc. These periodic communications are promotional in nature, and you may opt out if you would not like to receive them. 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.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Personally identifiable information
Fighterz.com is completely committed to protecting your personal information. Any information you enter on the site remains discreet and private and will not be exchanged, traded or sold to any third-party for any purpose; unless directed by judicial order.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on our Web site.
We provide you the opportunity to 'opt-out' of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes, when we ask for this information. If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and other communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication.
You will be notified when your personal information is collected by any third party that is not our agent/service provider, so you can make an informed choice as to whether or not to share your information with that party.
As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system and date/time stamp.
We use this information, which does not 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 do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.
The ads appearing on this Web site are delivered to users by our Web advertising partners. Our Web advertising partners may set cookies. Doing this allows the ad network to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. In this way, ad networks may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. Fighterz.com does not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed by the third-party ad servers or ad networks.
Links to other sites
Fighterz.com may contain links to other web sites. These other sites maintain their own policies regarding cookies and the collection and use of personal information. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site.
Access to Personal Information
Fighterz.com users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account. Information will be updated immediately and old information will not be archived anywhere on our system. The service provides a number of tools to limit who can view your profile, your Calendar and other personal information. In general, you can hide all your information, show it only to approved buddies or open access for everyone. These settings can be changed at any time by going to 'Preferences'.
At any time, you can terminate your account which will remove your profile and other personal information from the site completely. Contact us to terminate your account or for any other questions about your personal information.
The security of your personal information is important to us. All Fighterz.com accounts are password-protected. 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.
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.