A NOTE ABOUT CHILDREN
When you visit AVA SPORTS Web site you provide us with personal information you knowingly disclose to us and Web site interaction information collected by us. We request information from you (which may include name, age, address, telephone number, email address, city location, zip code, and when necessary, credit card information) when you make purchases, ask a question, request to receive communications, or participate in a promotion or other Web site feature.
We also collect any information which you decide to share, either by contacting us directly or by posting such information in the forum or other sections of the Web site.
Like many Web sites, we gather information about how visitors use our Web site. For more information, see the “Cookies and Pixel Tags” section below.
We may use the information we collect to:
- Operate, provide, improve and maintain the Web site
- Process and deliver orders for products
- Send you information about AVA SPORTS products which we believe you may be interested in
- Customize and/or personalize your communications and shopping experience
- Better respond to your customer service inquiries
- Communicate with you about your purchase or customer service needs
- Communicate with you about our products and events, and for other promotional purposes
- Improve our business, or
- Administer contests, promotions, surveys or other Web site features
To opt-out and stop receiving email updates, you can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or follow the unsubscribe instructions provided on all avasports.com e-mails.
For the purpose of operating our business, we may transfer information between AVA SPORTS and our preferred service providers who use that information only to conduct sales business for this site or general business. For example, they may handle AVA SPORTS credit card processing, shipping, data management, email distribution, market research, information analysis, and promotions management. We may also share your information to administer a Web site feature. We provide our preferred service providers with the information they need to perform their services and work with them to protect your information.
SHARING INFORMATION YOU POST
All information which you post or upload to any forum or other section or feature of the Web site will be shared with and visible to the entire world. We do not allow you to later edit or remove materials you post or upload. We do not have restrictive privacy settings which allow you to restrict who can and cannot see your posts and uploads. Please do not post or upload any information or materials which you do not want the entire world to see.
PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION
We use a variety of security measures, including encryption and authentication tools to maintain the safety of your personal information. When you place orders or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. All credit card information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our credit card processor’s databases. REGARDLESS OF THESE EFFORTS, BAD BOY CANNOT GUARANTEE THE SECURITY OR CONFIDENTIALITY OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US.
COOKIES AND PIXEL TAGS
AVA SPORTS receives and records information from your browser when you use the Web site and may use a variety of methods, such as cookies and pixel tags to collect this information. A cookie is a small removable data file that is stored by your web browser on your computer. Cookies allow you to place an order on our Web site and allow us to enhance and personalize your online experience.
- Remember the items in your shopping cart
- Recognize you when you return to our Web site
- Analyze visitor behavior
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent or you can choose to turn off all cookies. If you turn cookies off, some of our services will not function properly.
We may use pixel tags – tiny graphic images – to help us analyze your online behavior. Pixel tags also allow us to send you email in a format you can read and let us know when you have opened an email message from us. We may use pixel tags to collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken in connection with our Web site. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every Web site you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, username, system type, whether you have enabling software to access certain Web site features, access times and referring Web site addresses. Web sites visited before visiting the AVA SPORTS Web site might place personal information within the URL of your browser during a visit to that Web site. AVA SPORTS may unintentionally collect that information as part of the referring Web site information we collect.