COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY
Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At JudoInfo.com, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.
Because we gather certain limited types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
INFORMATION JUDOINFO.COM GATHERS AND TRACKS
JudoInfo.com gathers two types of information about users:
Optional Voluntary Information
We offer the following free services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users:
1. Discussion forums
Users of the site's discussion boards at JudoForum.com may register for this service (free of charge) in order to post messages, although they needn't register to view the site. During registration the user is required to supply a username, password, and email address.
We offer interactive polls and a guestbook to users so they can easily share their opinions with other users and see what our audience thinks about important issues. Opinions or other responses to polls are aggregated and are not identifiable to any particular user.
3. Online Listing of Judo Clubs and Contacts
Users who specifically request inclusion by completing the form available may be listed in the online directory.
4. Link Submissions
Users who specifically request inclusion of links may complete the form available to be included in the online directory.
JudoInfo.com may track user traffic patterns. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. JudoInfo.com may track the search terms that users enter in the Search function, but this tracking is not associated with individual users. We use tracking information to determine which areas of the site users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.
USE OF INFORMATION
JudoInfo.com uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our site, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the site or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users. JudoInfo.com does not sell any information, or otherwise share any information about our site visitors with third parties, other than listing the clubs and individuals who request to be listed on the directory of links and Judo contacts around the world.
As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to enable users to participate in polls and discussion forums.
When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we don't track which terms a particular user enters.
We will not disclose any information about any individual user except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
Consistent with the US Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.
JudoInfo.com operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided.
We give users the option not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users.