Posted: Jan 1, 2015
Effective: Jan 1, 2015
Thanks for using EZ Football Pool! Here we describe how we collect, use and handle your information when you use our websites, software and services (“Services”).
What & Why
We collect and use the following information to provide, improve and protect our Services:
Account. We collect, and associate with your account, information like your name and email address.
Services. When you use our Services, we store, process and transmit your files (including stuff your contact information).
Usage. We collect information from the players as they enter their initials for a game. This information is only used to communicate information regarding the game. We also collect things like IP addresses, the type of browser and device you use, the web page you visited before coming to our sites, and identifiers associated with your devices. Your devices (depending on their settings) may also transmit location information to the Services. This is used to help us speed up refresh and give you a more responsive interface.
Cookies and other technologies. We use technologies like cookies and pixel tags to provide, improve, protect and promote our Services. For example, cookies help us with things like remembering your username for your next visit, understanding how you are interacting with our Services, and improving them based on that information. You can set your browser to not accept cookies, but this may limit your ability to use the Services.
We may share information as discussed below, but we won’t sell it to advertisers or other third-parties. If you are a player of the game, your name, email, and optional company name are shared with the Game Creator or Game Sponsor. This information is required to communicate information about the game and to announce winners. The Game Creator (but not EZ Football Pool) may use those emails to introduce their services or products. However, the game creator is not to sell or share the names to third parties. EZ Football Pool never sells or shares any email addresses with anyone other than the Game Creator of each game.
Other users. Our Services display information like your name but not your e-mail to other players so that they can see what name belongs to what initials. Only the Game Creator using the actual app can see the actual email address which is needed for them to contact all the game players.
Law & Order. We may disclose your information to third parties if we determine that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to (a) comply with the law; (b) protect any person from death or serious bodily injury; (c) prevent fraud or abuse of EZ Football Pool or our users; or (d) protect EZ Football Pool’s property rights.
Stewardship of your data is critical to us and a responsibility that we embrace. We believe that our users’ data should receive the same legal protections regardless of whether it’s stored on our services or on their home computer’s hard drive. We’ll abide by the following Government Request Principles when receiving, scrutinizing and responding to government requests for our users’ data:
- Be transparent,
- Fight blanket requests,
- Protect all users, and
- Provide trusted services.
Retention. We’ll retain information you store on our Services for as long as we need it to provide you the Services. If you delete your account, we’ll also delete this information. But please note: (1) there might be some latency in deleting this information from our servers and back-up storage; and (2) we may retain this information if necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce our agreements.
Around the world. To provide you with the Services, we may store, process and transmit information in locations around the world – including those outside your country. Information may also be stored locally on the devices you use to access the Services.
If we are involved in a reorganization, merger, acquisition or sale of our assets, your information may be transferred as part of that deal. We will notify you (for example, via a message to the email address associated with your account) of any such deal and outline your choices in that event.
Have questions or concerns about EZ Football Pool, our Services and privacy? Contact us using our Contact Us link on our website at EZ Football Pool.com.