Privacy Policy

USA Track & Field Foundation, Inc. (“Foundation”) is committed to protecting your privacy.  We have prepared this Privacy Policy to describe to you our practices regarding the Personal Data (as defined below ) we collect from users of our mobile application, Run with US! (“App”).   This Privacy Policy only applies to information we collect via the App.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with these practices, do not download, register with, or use the App. By downloading, registering with, or using the App, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of the App after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

  1. Questions; Contacting Foundation; Reporting Violations. If you have any questions or concerns or complaints about our Privacy Policy or our data collection or processing practices, or if you want to report any security violations to us, please contact us at the following address:

USA Track & Field Foundation, Inc.

Attn: Tom Jackovic

217 N Lincoln Ave, Salem, OH 44460

  1. User Consent. By submitting Personal Data through our App, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and you expressly consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
  2. A Note About Children. While the App is intended for both adults and children, we do not knowingly collect any Personal Data from children. If a child under 13 submits Personal Data to Foundation and we learn that the Personal Data is the information of a child under 13, we will attempt to delete the information as soon as possible.  If you believe that we might have any Personal Data from a child under 13, please contact us at tsaumsiegle@usatffoundation.org.
  3. A Note to Users Outside of the United States. If you are a non U.S. user of the App, by using the App and providing us with data, you acknowledge and agree that your Personal Data may be processed for the purposes identified in the Privacy Policy.  In addition, your Personal Data may be processed in the country in which it was collected and in other countries, including the United States, where laws regarding processing of Personal Data may be less stringent than the laws in your country.  By providing your data, you consent to such transfer.  If you wish to obtain express consent from EU users, as set forth in this section, you will need to implement a separate click-through pursuant to which each user agrees to the terms of this section.
  4. Types of Data We Collect. “Personal Data” means data that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, as well as any other non-public information about you that is associated with or linked to any of the foregoing data.  “Anonymous Data” means data that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Data; Anonymous Data does not, by itself, permit the identification of individual persons.  We collect Personal Data and Anonymous Data, as described below .
    • Information You Provide to Us.
      • We may collect Personal Data from you, such as your name and email address. However, you may also choose to provide a user name instead of your name.
      • If you use our App on your mobile device, we may collect your phone number and the unique device id number.
      • If you provide us feedback or contact us via e-mail, we will collect your name and e-mail address, as well as any other content included in the e-mail, in order to send you a reply.
      • We also collect other types of Personal Data that you provide to us voluntarily, such as your operating system and version, product registration number, and other requested information if you contact us via e-mail regarding support for the App.

 

  • Information You Provide to The App allows users to access Facebook to interact with friends.  If you click on “Log in” using Facebook, you will first be asked to enter your Facebook credentials and then be given the option to sign in to the App.  In this case, we may receive information from Facebook to make it easier for you to sign in to the App and show our relevant content from your Facebook friends.  Any information that we collect from your Facebook account may depend on the privacy settings you have with Facebook, so please consult Facebook’s privacy and data practices.
  • Information Automatically Collected and Tracked

When you download, register with, access, and use the App, we may to automatically collect:

  • Usage Details. When you access and use the App, we may automatically collect certain details of your access to and use of the App (e.g., potentially including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data, and the resources that you access and use on or through the App).
  • Device Information. We may collect information about your mobile device and internet connection (e.g., potentially including the device’s unique device identifier, IP address, operating system, browser type, mobile network information, and the device’s telephone number).
  • Stored Information and Files. The App also may access metadata and other information associated with other files stored on your device. This may include, for example, photographs, audio and video clips, personal contacts, and address book information.
  • Location Information. This App may collects real-time information about the location of your device.

 

If you do not want this information collected, please do not download the App or delete it from your device.

 

  • Information Collection and Tracking Technologies.
    • Cookies (or mobile cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on your smartphone. It may be possible to refuse to accept mobile cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your smartphone. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our App.
    • Web Beacons. Pages of the App may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Foundation, for example, to count users who have visited those pages and for other related app statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain app content and verifying system and server integrity).

 

  • Information Collected from You About Others. As part of your use of the App, we provide you the opportunity to connect automatically with your friends. When you invite friends to the App, we will access your [address book [and/or] Facebook friends list] and we will import your contacts names, email addresses and/or phone numbers in order to facilitate the invitation. The e-mail that is sent to your friends will come from your e-mail address so that your friends know that you want to invite them to use, download or use the App.  We do not store any passwords you provide as part of the contact import process.  We also collect some settings that help us to interpret your data, such as the language and keyboard settings that you have established, and the phone’s carrier, mobile network code and mobile country code.
  1. Third-Party Information Collection

 

When you use the App or its content, certain third parties may use automatic information collection technologies to collect information about you or your device. These third parties may include:

  • Advertisers, ad networks, and ad servers.
  • Analytics companies.
  • Your mobile device manufacturer.
  • Your mobile service provider.

These third parties may use tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use the App. The information they collect may be associated with your Personal Data or they may collect information, including Personal Data, about your online activities over time and across different websites, apps, and other online services websites. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

  1. Use of Your Personal Data
    • General Use. In general, Personal Data you submit to us is used either to respond to requests that you make, or to aid us in serving you better.  We use your Personal Data in the following ways:
  • facilitate the creation of and secure your account on our network;
  • identify you as a user in our system;
  • provide improved administration of our App; and
  • improve the quality of experience when you interact with our App.

 

  • Creation of Anonymous Data. We may create Anonymous Data records from Personal Data by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the data personally identifiable to you.  We use this Anonymous Data to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may enhance the content of our App and improve navigation.  We reserve the right to use Anonymous Data and aggregated and other de-identified information for any purpose and disclose Anonymous Data to third parties in our sole discretion.
  1. Disclosure of Your Personal Data. We disclose your Personal Data as described below and as described elsewhere in this Privacy Policy.
    • We will share your Personal Data with other users solely for the purpose of providing the App.
    • Other Disclosures. Foundation may disclose Personal Data (a) in connection with any legal investigation; (b) to comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on Foundation; (c) to protect or defend the rights or property of Foundation or users of the App; (d) to investigate or assist in preventing any violation or potential violation of the law or this Privacy Policy; and/or (e) to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Foundation’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Data held by Foundation about our App users is among the assets transferred.
  2. Third Party Websites. Our App may contain links to third party websites or applications.  When you click on a link to any other website or application or location, you will leave our App and go to a third party website or application, and another entity may collect Personal Data or Anonymous Data from you.  We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for, these outside websites or their content.  Please be aware that the terms of this Privacy Policy do not apply to these outside websites or content, or to any collection of your Personal Data after you click on links to such outside websites.  We encourage you to read the privacy policies of every website you visit or mobile application you use.  The links to third party websites, applications or locations are for your convenience and do not signify our endorsement of such third parties or their products, content or websites.
  3. Your Choices Regarding Information. You have several choices regarding the use of information on our Service:
    • De-Linking Facebook. You may also manage the sharing of certain Personal Data with us when you connect with us through Facebook.  Please refer to Facebook’s privacy settings to determine how you may adjust our permissions and manage the interactivity between the App and your Facebook account or mobile device.
    • You can stop all collection of information by the App by uninstalling the App.  You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.
    • Location Information. You may be able to choose whether or not to allow the App to collect and use real-time information about your device’s location. If you block the use of location information, some parts of the App may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
  4. Changes to This Privacy Policy . This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason.  If we materially change how we treat our users’ Personal Data, we will post the new Privacy Policy on the App.  We will change the “Last Updated” date above.

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