PRIVACY POLICY

Updated Date: 3/1/2019
Stonecutter Event Promotions Inc (“Stonecutter” or “NPC National Bodybuilding Championships” or “www.nationalbodybuildingchampionships.com or “we” or “us”) has created this privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”) for the NPC National Bodybuilding Championships web site at www.nationalbodybuilding.com (the “Website”). Because we gather information from our users, visitors and customers (collectively “Customers” or “you” or “your”), we have established this Privacy Policy to be transparent in data privacy and usage practices. By accessing this Website, you acknowledge and agree to this Privacy Policy and agree to the Terms of Use of the Website.

Information Collection & Usage
We require Customers who register to use the services offered on our Website (collectively, the “Service”) to give us personally identifiable information, which may include but is not limited to the Customer’s first and last name, address, phone number, email address, credit card number, cookies, NPC card # and other information (collectively “Personal Information”). Besides the Personal Information, we may also collect other information regarding your use of the Website, including analytics, statistics or other aggregated information, which may be collected whether you register for the Services offered on our Website or not. From time to time, we may also collect or ask for additional Personal Information, which will also be expressly included herein as Personal Information. You can opt out of providing this additional information by not entering it when asked or not using the Website, although not providing it may hinder your ability to use the Website.

We use Personal Information and the information that we collect to provide and maintain the Website to our level of satisfaction in accordance with industry best practices. We may also use the information to contact you to about your interest in our company, our services, and/or to send information about our company or partners, such as promotions and events. You may be invited to receive an email newsletter or other correspondence by providing an email address. We may also email (or send via other methods) information regarding updates to the Website or NPC National Bodybuilding Championships, a customer newsletter, or other correspondence. You will have an opportunity to unsubscribe to any emails or mailings by clicking on an “unsubscribe” hyperlink contained in promotional emails we send you, or by e-mailing us at [email protected] Any opt-out by you is not deemed valid until processed by Stonecutter. It is your obligation to verify that you have been opted-out. Stonecutter shall not be liable for problems with the opt-out procedures.

Except as we explicitly state at the time we request information, or as provided for herein or in the Stonecutter Terms of Use Agreement, we do not disclose to third parties the information provided. All athlete, financial and billing information that we collect through the Website is used solely to check the qualifications of athletes, prospective customers and to bill for the Service. This billing information is not used by Stonecutter for marketing or promotional purposes, except as provided for herein. We may use a third-party intermediary to manage the credit card processing and we may share any appropriate information with them.

In addition, we may share or disclose your information, including Personal Information, in the following situations:
We reserve the right to disclose any Personal Information or other information if required to do so by law, including compliance with legal process served on Stonecutter, or if we believe that such action is necessary in order to (a) protect or defend the legal rights or property of Stonecutter, the Website or its Customers, or (b) in an emergency to protect the health and safety of the Website’s users or the general public.

Personal Information you submit, and other information we collect, may be shared with our subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, licensees, partners, sponsors and/or vendors (collectively, “Affiliated Third Parties”) to perform customer service, carry out your requests, respond to inquiries, and to notify you regarding any promotions, purchases or account information.

Personal Information you submit, and other information we collect, will be disclosed as part of any merger or acquisition, creation of a separate business to provide the Website or fulfill our services, sale or pledge of company assets as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership in which Customer information would be transferred as one of the business assets of the company.

Personal Information you submit, and other information we collect, may be distributed or shared in order to conduct any business as we, in our sole subjective discretion, deem reasonable.

We do not respond to browser do-not-track signals or mechanisms.

You may be using the Website to host data (including but not limited to pictures, email correspondence with other users and other content) and information (“Data”). We will not review, share, distribute, print, or reference any such Data except as provided herein and in the Stonecutter Terms of Use, as may be required by law, or in order to conduct any business that we, in our sole subjective discretion, deem reasonable.

Individual records may at times be viewed or accessed for the purpose of resolving a problem, support issue, suspected violation of any of the terms of this Website, as may be required by law, or as deemed necessary by Stonecutter. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your user registration and password.
Stonecutter may also collect certain information from visitors to, and users of, the Website, such as Internet addresses. This information is logged to help diagnose technical problems, and to administer our Website in order to constantly improve the quality of the Service. We may also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from you and provide such information to third parties.

Stonecutter does not wish to collect any Personal Information (or any information at all) from any persons under 14 years old. If you are under 14 years old, you may not use the Website.

Anti-Spam Policy
nationalbodybuilding.com subscribes to Anti-Spam policies for its communication protocols. We do not condone unsolicited email messages, notifications, alerts or any message that you may receive from someone who should not have your email address.

If you receive an unsolicited email message, which you would like to report to Stonecutter please inform us via email at: [email protected]
The following two options are available:

  • Inform Stonecutter of the incident, but keep your email unblocked, or
  • Inform Stonecutter of the incident and have your email blocked so as to not be able to receive any messages sent via Stonecutter.

Please include your email address, the date and time you received it and the contents of the message (if possible) when completing the email.

Personally Identifiable Information
Personally Identifiable information (PII) Defined: Any data that could potentially identify a specific individual. Any information that can be used to distinguish one person from another and can be used for de-anonymizing anonymous data can be considered PII. PII contains two categories: sensitive and non-sensitive. PII is defined as sensitive when, if lost or compromised, it could potentially result in harm or identity theft. Non-sensitive PII is defined as publicly available information.

Examples of PII (Not all inclusive):

  • Sensitive: SSN, Driver’s License, Birth Date, Birthplace, Cell phone, Personal email or mailing address, Employment information
  • Non-sensitive: Office location, Business phone number, Business email address

Sensitive PII Handling:

  • Sensitive PII will not be transmitted through attachments within email or other communication tools that are not encrypted.
  • Permission to data will only be shared with those that have been agreed to be working on the specified tasks.
  • No personal accounts, laptops or devices will be used to access to sensitive PII data.

Cookies
When you view our Website, we may store some information on your computer’s hard drive. This information will be in the form of a “Cookie.” Cookies enable us to establish the shopping cart session and allow you to purchase products on-line at our site. Most web browsers automatically accept Cookies, but you can change your browser to prevent that. Without accepting a Cookie, you can browse through our site, but you will be unable to establish a shopping cart session and make a purchase on-line.
Third Party Websites
The Website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites. When you access a linked site, it is your responsibility to keep your information private and confidential.

Security
The Website makes a reasonable effort to protect your information by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. SSL encrypts your information to ensure it remains private and secure. WE DO NOT REPRESENT, WARRANT AND/OR GUARANTEE THAT PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL REMAIN SECURE. To check the security of your connection, look at the bottom of your browser window after accessing the server. If you see an unbroken key or a closed lock (depending on your browser), then SSL is active. You can also check by looking at the URL line of your browser. When accessing a secure server, the first characters of the site will change from “http” to “https”.

Privacy Policy Updates
If we make any significant changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post a notice on this Website notifying users of the changes. In some cases, we also may send an email to users. You should check this Website periodically to see if any recent changes to this Privacy Policy have occurred.

Additional Information
This Policy is part of the Terms of Use of the Website and any use of the Website is governed by those Terms of Use. Questions regarding this Policy or the practices of the Website should be directed to Stonecutter’s Administrator by emailing such questions to [email protected] or by certified mail addressed to Stonecutter Event Promotions Inc. 201 E 87th Street, New York, NY 10128, Attn: NPC Privacy Administrator.

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