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Privacy Policy

LAST UPDATED: January 16. 2017

1. Introduction

Positive Athlete is owned and operated by Celebrate Positive, a Georgia Corporation (hereinafter Celebrate Positive,” “we,” “us,” “our”). We are concerned about privacy issues and we want you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose personal information. This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect from all sources including in connection with our websites, social media sites, mobile sites, applications (“apps”), and electronic newsletters (collectively, the “Services”) that link to this Privacy Policy. Our websites (the “Websites”) include www.positiveathlete.org (the “Positive Athlete website”).

2. Personal Information We May Collect

We may collect personal information through the Services and other means described below. This information may include:
first and last name

e-mail
address

phone number

school

graduation year

username and password

social media profile information

3. How We May Collect Personal Information

We (and our service providers) may collect personal information in a variety of ways, including:

Through the Services – We may collect personal information through the Services, such as when you apply for Positive Athlete, subscribe to or use the Positive Athlete website or volunteer for a Positive Athlete event.

Offline – We may collect personal information from you offline, such as when you attend a Positive Athlete event.

From Other Sources – We may receive your personal information from other sources, such as school databases, social media platforms, joint marketing partners, and from people with whom you are friends or otherwise connected on social media platforms, as well as from other third parties.

4. How We May Use Personal Information

We may use personal information to:

-respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests, such as to send you newsletters, brochures, catalogs and e-mails. 

-send administrative information to you, for example, information regarding the Services and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.. 

-permit you to participate in services through which you are able to post and share information and materials (including, without limitation, on the -, and on discussion pages, evaluations, surveys, self-assessments, progress monitoring, and other services available via the Positive Athlete website).

-send you marketing communications regarding products and services that we believe may be of interest to you.

-facilitate social sharing functionality.

-allow you to send messages through the Services. To allow you to participate in our sponsored promotions and to administer these activities.

Some of these activities have additional rules, which could contain additional information about how we use and disclose your personal information, so we suggest that you read these rules carefully.
For our business purposes, such as data analysis, developing new products, enhancing, improving or modifying our Services, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and operating and expanding our business activities.


As we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of you or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

5. How Personal Information May Be Disclosed

Your personal information may be disclosed:

-To our third party service providers who provide services such as data analysis, order fulfillment, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, email delivery, and other similar services.

-By you, on message boards, chat pages, profile pages, blogs and other services to which you are able to post information and materials (including, without limitation, on the Websites and our social media pages and on discussion pages, evaluations, surveys, self-assessments, progress monitoring, and other services available via the Positive Athlete Website). Please note that any information you post or disclose through these services will become public information, and may be available to users of the Services and to the general public. We urge you to be very careful when deciding to disclose your personal information, or any other information. 

-To Positive Athlete, but only in the event of any reorganization, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).

-As we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of you or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

6. Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or mobile device, which are widely used in order to make websites work, or work in a more efficient manner. We may use cookies and similar tools when you access or use the Services. For example, session cookies are required to use the Websites. Session cookies help us improve the functionality of the Websites by enabling you to move from page to page on the Websites and allowing information you enter to be remembered. We only use cookies to record current session information, and we do not use permanent cookies on the Websites. We also do not use flash cookies or third party advertising cookies when you access or use the Services.

We utilize statistical services, such as Google Analytics, to review how visitors use the Services. This information helps us improve our website navigation and the content we offer. Google and other service providers use cookies as part of this process to collect anonymous information, including the number of visitors to our Websites, how visitors are entering our site, the pages they visit and the length of time they spend on our site. Cookies may be disabled, by changing the settings on your browser. If you decide to disable cookies, certain areas and features of the Websites and other of the Services may not perform as designed. By using the Websites and/or the Services, you consent to our use of cookies as described in this Privacy Policy. Please note that other websites you are directed to from our Websites may have their own cookies policies.

7. Emails; Opt-out

We do not compile, buy, sell, rent or trade email lists. As described above, however, we may use information volunteered via the Services for our own marketing and educational efforts and to send emails on topics we feel would be of interest (e.g., with respect to our relevant leadership events, co-sponsored events, and our specific products). If you do not wish to receive such informational and marketing emails, please send an email to feedback@celebratepositive.com and write “no email” in the subject line, and we will remove your name from our marketing email listing. Please note that if you do opt out of receiving marketing emails from us, we may still send you important administrative emails (including, but not limited to, such information related to your Positive Athlete subscription and your continued use of the Services).

8. Minors and Sensitive Information

We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from anyone under the age of thirteen (13). We do not collect highly sensitive data (e.g., medical, credit card or other personal financial information) as described in this Privacy Policy.

9. User Access

We are committed to providing reasonable and practical access to allow you to identify inaccuracies in your personal information, and upon request, we will grant individuals reasonable access to the personal information we hold about them. Requests for such access, as well as general questions, comments and concerns about our Privacy Policy, should be directed in writing to the address stated in our Contact Information at the end of this Privacy Policy.

10. Data Security and Retention

We will use personal information only in ways that are compatible with the purposes for which it was collected or subsequently authorized by the individual, and we will take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information is relevant to its intended use, accurate, complete, and current. The security of the information you provide to us is important to us. We (and our service providers) follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to or through us, both during transmission and after receipt. Information you enter is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

Personal information we collect is stored in our database for a reasonable time period with which information remains current, and is updated periodically. We will retain your information for as long as needed to provide you the Services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. Please note that we do not collect or store personally sensitive credit card information.

If you are visiting our Services from outside of the United States, please be aware that your personal information may be transferred to, stored or processed in the United States, where our servers are located and our central database is operated. The data protection and other laws of the United States and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country. By providing your information, you understand that it may be transferred to our facilities and to those third parties with whom we share it as described in this Privacy Policy.

11. Third Party Services and Websites

We may link to, or promote, websites or services from other companies. For example, we may link to third party websites that promote and permit you to purchase books and other materials featured on the Websites and in the Positive Athlete program. This Privacy Policy does not address the privacy, information or other practices of any third parties, including, without limitation, any third party operating any site or service to which the Services link and any Positive Athlete Third Party Provider. The inclusion of a link on the Services does not imply our endorsement of the linked site or service. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy, collection, usage and disclosure policies and practices (including the data security practices) of other organizations, any Positive Athlete Third Party Providers, or any other app developer, app provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider or device manufacturer, including any personal information you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with the Websites or our social media pages. We encourage you to review each third party site’s privacy policy prior to entering into transactions with the third party linked sites.

12. Mobile Privacy

If you specifically consent to receive SMS text messages, push notifications, or other messages from us, you may from time-to-time receive SMS text messages push notifications, or other messages from us. We will only use information you provide to transmit your message, and we will not share or use your mobile number for any other purpose. Nonetheless, we reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, to avoid liability, or to protect our rights or property.

13. Relationship between Celebrate Positive and Positive Athlete, Inc.

Celebrate Positive, Inc. has engaged as a sponsor of Positive Athlete. We act as a consulting partner to Positive Athlete, Inc. in order to design, develop and execute programs, services and offerings as a part of Positive Athlete. Associates, team members and other resources involved on behalf of Celebrate Positive, who perform services, develop technology resources, media and other content for Positive Athlete, do so at the direction of Celebrate Positive. Final decisions or solutions which appear in the public domain, are made either independently or in consultation with Celebrate Positive.

14. Updates to Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently, and note the “LAST UPDATED” legend at the top of this page to see when this Privacy Policy was last revised. If we make changes to this Privacy Policy that we consider material, we will notify you here, by email (if you have provided us with your email address), or by means of a prominent notice on our the home pages of the Websites prior to the change becoming effective. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective on the stated effective date. Your use of the Services following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.

15. Our Contact Information

Any requests, questions, comments, or concerns with respect to our Privacy Policy should be addressed to Celebrate Positive, Positive Athlete Privacy Policy, Email: feedback@celebratepositive.com Please note that email communications are not always secure; so please do not include sensitive information in your emails to us.

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