GammonPoints Privacy Policy

Last Updated: April 6, 2018

GammonPoints develops and administers GammonPoints and Badges worldwide. References in this Privacy Policy may, as the context requires, include https://www.gammonpoints.com and affiliate and/or subsidiary sites. We protect the privacy rights of our users.

If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact us at 203-614-9473.

This Privacy Policy applies only to personally identifiable information collected on these site(s): https://www.gammonpoints.com and does not apply to any other information collected by GammonPoints through any other means. This Privacy Policy applies to the use and sharing of personally identifiable information collected on and after the date that this Privacy Policy is posted.

This policy statement refers to:

Children Under 13 Years of Age

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information online from children under the age of 13. If a child provides us with this type of information online, please email us to have the account deactivated or call 203-614-9473.

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Changes to Privacy Policy

Internet technologies rapidly evolve. From time to time, we may need to change our Privacy Policy because of changes in the law, technology, our business, or our attempts to better serve users. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes within the Privacy Policy itself, on the homepage, or in other places we deem appropriate. This is to ensure that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU, so please review it frequently. All information collected after any updates to the Privacy Policy will be subject to the new policy.

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Types of Information Collected Online

The choice regarding how much personally identifiable information you disclose is completely at your discretion. While it is not mandatory to answer any question, you will need to provide personally identifiable information to access certain areas of our site(s); obtain or register for special services; or complete transactions. If you choose not to provide this information, we may not be able to permit access to such areas, provide those special services, or complete certain transactions. Some specific examples include creating a registration and responding to your queries.

We respect your privacy. Except as described in this privacy statement, your information collected on GammonPoints site(s) will not be shared, rented, or loaned to third parties.

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 comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our site(s).

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.

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Information Collected Through Traffic Monitoring

Like many other sites, GammonPoints site(s) monitors site traffic. It automatically records every visitor's host, domain name, pages visited, length of user session, browser type and/or IP address. This program tracks the number of times the site(s) are visited, how many visitors come to the site(s), which parts of the site(s) are frequented, and the length of time of each visit. This information includes contain personally identifiable information where possible and is used to create the user experience, evaluate areas of interest, and improve the site(s).

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Information Collected Through Account Creation, Registration, Sign-In, and Obtaining Services

Following are examples of the types of accounts and services offered on these site(s) and the type of information that is collected from the user. By providing any such information, the user consents to our Privacy Policy.

Player Sections

We may collect personally identifiable information directly from users who are interested in obtaining services, products, or using tools within the sections of the site that are aimed at players, such as helping earn GammonPoints. Users do not need an online account to view some parts of the site(s); however, to perform certain tasks or to save personalized information, accounts are required. Some examples of these tasks include: registering, viewing ones' profile, and seeing other player rankings.

Account creation: We collect the following personally identifiable information from users who wish to create an online account: first name, last name, street address including zip code, email, phone #, short bio, password. Because we use PayPal, we do not directly collect or have access to payment information, including the name on the credit card, credit card number, expiration date, and security code.

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Tracking Technologies

Technologies including but not limited to cookies and javacript may be used by us and our third-party affiliates and our analytics and service providers. We use these technologies to analyze trends, administer the site, track users' movements around the site, and gather demographic information. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.

We use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML5 to store content information and preferences. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features ("Features") on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use LSOs such as Flash to collect and store information. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here: //www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html#117118

We partner with third parties either to display advertising on our site or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partners may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by emailing your request to admin@gammonpoints.com or if located in the European Union by clicking here) Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.

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Use of Cookies

We use cookies to remember your settings. This facilitates more efficient browsing on subsequent visits, by using your preferences to customize the content and/or layout of our site(s). You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some Features or areas of our site may be limited.

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How Information Is Used

Personally identifiable information collected during the account registration process and by users choosing to receive certain email communications may be used to:

  • Improve GammonPoints and its products, offerings, and services.
  • Verify user identity during Customer Service calls.
  • Share information with our operational partners for the purposes of revising and administering GammonPoints and producing and generating player reports, GammonPoints, bagdes, and profiles.
  • Customize and/or personalize the content and/or layout of our page for each individual user.
  • Send customized correspondence to help players and directors.
  • Fulfill online purchase requests or other transactions performed on the site(s). Personally identifiable information is shared with the relevant supplier or selected vendor so that they can complete purchases or transactions.

We may also aggregate information that users provide to:

  • Generate statistical studies and conduct research related to our work.
  • Identify, develop, and offer products and services, help make competition more fun and social, or help obtain such products and services from suppliers and selected vendors.

In support of operating, hosting, and enhancing our site(s), personally identifiable information may be accessed by contractors who assist with programming and technical aspects of site operation. All contractors adhere to GammonPoints's confidentiality and privacy policies.

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Suppliers and Selected Vendors; Linked Sites

We maintain relationships with outside service providers for some of the services offered through our site(s). Although the information these providers make available may be presented in a framed format, with GammonPoints border surrounding the service provider's pages, the service provider is prominently identified. Please be aware that any information supplied on those framed pages is sent directly to those service providers, and is subject to their security and privacy policies. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of these outside service providers, because their privacy practices may differ from ours.

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Service Providers

We use outside companies to process credit cards and to ship free or purchased goods. These companies do not retain, share, store, or use personally identifiable information for any other purpose.

In addition, we use an outside company to process outbound email to our customers. This company does retain and store limited personally identifiable information for the sole purpose of their service obligation to our organization. They do not share, sell or rent this information for any other purpose. Examples of the information provided are: First and Last Name, Address, Date of Birth, Phone number, and email address.

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Communication Options from the site(s)

We communicate electronically with our users through two types of emails: mandatory system-generated emails and optional emails. Mandatory system-generated emails include confirmation of a purchase and password reminders. Users may out out of all other emails.

You may request unsubscribe from emails in any of these ways:

  1. Upon receipt of such an email, click the unsubscribe link in the email and uncheck the appropriate box(es).
  2. Call Customer Service at 203-614-9473.
  3. Write to us at:
    GammonPoints
    258 Thunder Lake Road Wilton, CT 06897 USA
    Attention: User Account Manager

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Access to Personally Identifiable Information

You can change or delete your personally identifiable information in any of these ways:

  1. Login to your account and go to your My Profile page. Make any changes and then click Update.
  2. Call Customer Service at 203-614-9473, or write to:
    GammonPoints
    258 Thunder Lake Road Wilton, CT 06897 USA
    Attention: Customer Service

To close or deactivate your account, you must:

Call Customer Service at 203-614-9473, or write to:
GammonPoints
258 Thunder Lake Road Wilton, CT 06897 USA
Attention: Customer Service

GammonPoints data are used for archiving purposes and for scientific or historical research and statistical purposes.

Player emails are provided by Tournament Directors. No other personally identifiable information is provided by the Tournament Director. We will notify you immediately by email upon first registration by a Tournament Director.

Please be aware that your data are not deleted simply by closing an account. To exercise the right of freedom of expression and information, we reserve the right to retain and use your information even if your account is closed. To maintain accurate and fair records, all GammonPoints data remain on file with us indefinitely unless Art. 17 GDPR applies, in which case the appropriate data shall be permanently erased accordingly.

Your name and email may appear on dropdown lists for other Tournament Directors when they assign players to events.

You may receive email from Tournament Directors or GammonPoints. If such email is optional, you will be able to unsubscribe from similar types of emails at the point of first communication by clicking the link in the email.

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Contacts for More Information

If you have questions, contact us by email, or write us at:

GammonPoints
258 Thunder Lake Road Wilton, CT 06897 USA
Attention: Customer Service

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Public Forums

GammonPoints Communities: When creating an account or joining a GammonPoints Community ("Community"), the user will be asked to provide first and last name. By choosing to use the first and last name, users understand that their first and last name will be seen by other participants in the Community.

You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personally identifiable information from our blog or community forum, contact us at admin@gammonpoints.com. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personally identifiable information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.

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Security

We exercise great care in providing secure transmission of information from your computer to our servers. You must have a secure browser — one that supports secure transmission of data across the Internet — to purchase items on GammonPoints site(s). For more information, use your browser's Help feature.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. When sensitive information such as credit card numbers is transmitted, we use industry standard secure socket layer (SSL) encryption.

Your password is protected so that only you can access it and view the member information relevant to the account. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. No one at GammonPoints will ever ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or email. Ultimately, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and any account information. We use one-way encryption and therefore WE ARE UNABLE TO RETRIEVE LOST PASSWORDS. Should you forget your password you will be able to choose a new one.

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Social Media Widgets

Our Web site may include Features based on social media, such as the Facebook Like button, a Share this button, or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address and the page you are visiting, and may set a cookie to enable a Feature to function properly. Features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Our site may also include links to other sites whose privacy practices may differ from ours. If you submit personally identifiable information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policy of any site you visit.

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Testimonials

We display personal testimonials of satisfied customers on our site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you may contact us at admin@gammonpoints.com.