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Miken Sports Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to information that we, Miken Sports, collect from or about our consumers through the methods described below. This Policy does NOT apply to information collected by our parent company, affiliate companies, or joint venture partners.

Please note we may combine information that we collect via one method (e.g., a Miken Sports website) with information that we collect via another method (e.g., a Miken Sports offline event). We do this to get a more complete view of our consumers, which, in turn, allows us to serve you better and with more customization.


Miken Sports websites 

This refers to any consumer-directed websites operated byMiken Sports, including product warranty registration and other sites that we operate under our own domains/URLs and sites that we run on third party social networks such as Facebook. This Policy will only apply to the Miken Sports site if it provides a direct link to this page.


Offline registration cards 

This refers to printed registration and similar cards that we may collect from consumers via postal mail for product warranty registration, in-store demos, or other offline events. This Policy will only apply to a Miken Sportsoffline registration card if the registration card indicates that this Policy applies. 

 

What information do we collect?

 Depending on how you interact with Miken Sports(online, offline, etc.), we may collect from you various types of information, as described below. In some instances (and unless we say otherwise below), we may combine one type of information with another type of information, and store them together in our records. We strive to limit the amount of information we collect and store to that which is reasonably necessary to provide you the relevant services. We generally store your information for as long as your account is active with us or as needed to provide you the relevant services. We may store your information for a longer period of time to comply with legal or regulatory obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements, or for records management purposes.


Personal contact info 

This includes any information that would allow us to personally contact you, such as your name, home or mailing address, phone number (home, cell, etc.), or email address.


Website usage info 

This includes information about how you use and navigate our websites and applications, including which links you click on, which pages or content you view and for how long, and other similar information and statistics about your interactions with a Miken Sportswebsite or application (e.g., date and time of visit, site activities, high game scores, etc.). Website usage information may be linked to your personal contact informationfor web site personalization and marketing purposes.


Consumer feedback 

This includes information that you voluntarily share with us about your experience in using our products and services, including our websites and applications. Examples may include unsolicited comments and suggestions, testimonials, or other questions, or feedback related to our products. We typically collect this information in the form of consumer surveys, consumer panels, contact forms, and email correspondence.


Consumer-generated content 

This refers to any content that you create and then share with us (and perhaps others) by uploading it to one of our websites or applications, including one of our Facebook sites. Examples may include photos, videos, personal stories, or other similar media or content. We may collect and publish consumer-generatedcontent in connection with a variety of activities, including contests and other promotions, website community features, consumer engagement, and third party social networking.


Social network info 

This refers to any information that is part of your profile on a third party social network (such as Facebook) and that you allow the third party social network to share with us. Examples include your basic account information (e.g., name, email address, gender, birthday, current city, profile picture, user ID, list of friends, etc.) and any other additional information or activities that you permit the third party social network to share with third party application developers. For example, we may receive your social network profile information (or parts of it) every time you download or interact with a Miken Sportsweb application on a social network such as Facebook or every time you use a social networking feature that is integrated within a Miken Sports site.


Payment info 

This includes any information that you use to make a purchase, such as your credit card details (cardholder name, card number, expiration date, etc.) or other forms of payment (if such are made available). This also includes the billing name and address associated with your form of payment. If you create an account with us when making a purchase, your payment information may be stored under your account profile. To review or edit this information, log in to the relevant edit account section of our site (if one is available) or contact the customer service department listed at the relevant store website.


 How do we use your information?

The following paragraphs describe the various purposes and features for which we might collect and use your information, and the different types of information that might be collected for each. Please note that not all of the uses below will be relevant to every consumer.


Account maintenance 

We may use your information to maintain your accounts with us, including administering any consumer loyalty or rewards programs that are associated with your account. This typically involves the use of information that was originally collected to set up your account (e.g., personal contact information, payment information, account login information, demographic information, etc.).


Customer service 

We may collect and use your information to provide you customer service, including responses to your inquiries. This typically requires the collection and use of certain personal contact information(such as your name or email address) and information regarding the reason for your inquiry (e.g., order status, technical issue, product question/complaint, general question, etc.). Customer service may be provided through various forms of communication, including email correspondence, call center support, and live online chat features.


Product improvement and customization 

We may collect and use your information so we can constantly improve our products, tailor them to your needs, and come up with new product ideas. This mostly involves the collection and use of demographic informationand consumer feedback.


Consumer engagement 

We may collect and use your information to get you more actively engaged with our products and services (including our websites and applications), thereby increasing overall brand engagement and awareness. This mostly involves the collection, use, and publication of consumer-generated content.


Contests and other promotions 

We may collect and use your information to administer a contest, sweepstakes, giveaway, competition, or other similar marketing campaign or promotion. These events typically require the collection and use of personal contact information(for prize fulfillment), demographic information(for eligibility determination), and, in some instances, consumer-generated content. Some of our promotions may be run on third party social networks such as Facebook. To comply with legal requirements, we may publish or share a limited amount of information (such as name and city of residence) about the winners of a particular promotion. For more information about our contests and other promotions, please see the official rules or details posted with each promotion.


Marketing communications 

We may collect and use your information to send you marketing communications, such as email communications, SMS text messages, and postal mailings. Please note that if you choose to receive SMS text messages, your plan fees for messaging will apply. These communications will keep you up-to-date on the latest news, events, special offers, and promotions from the Miken Sportsbrands of interest to you. On occasion, these communications may also introduce you to other Miken Sportsbrands and inform you about offers and promotions from other third party companies. You can always opt-out from receiving marketing-related email communications or text messages by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each such communication. If you have an account with us, you may be given the option to change your communication preferences under the relevant edit-account section of our site (if available) or by contacting Consumer Services. Please note that even if you opt out from receiving marketing communications, you may still receive administrative communications from us, such as order confirmations, notifications about your account activities (e.g., account confirmations, password changes, etc.), and other important announcements.

Also, please note that if you participated in a promotion that involved a third party company, and, as part of that promotion, you agreed to receive future marketing communications directly from that third party, you will need to contact the third party (not Miken Sports) to opt-out from such communications. This process may be outlined in the third party's privacy policy.


Third party social networking 

We may collect and use your information when you interact with third party social networking features such as "Facebook Connect" or "Facebook Like". These features may be integrated in our sites or applications for the purposes of running contests, allowing you to share content with friends, or other stated purposes.


Website improvement and personalization 

We may collect and use your information to improve and personalize your experience on our websites and applications. This is typically done through automated technologies (such as cookies) that collect and remember certain account login information, technical information, and/or previous website usage information.


Order fulfillment 

Please note that there are many independent e-commerce sites that sell Miken Sportsproducts but that are not controlled or operated byMiken Sports. Because these sites may have different practices than we do, we recommend that you read their privacy policies before making any purchases on those sites.

 

With whom do we share your information?

  Miken Sports company policy dictates that we do not and will not share any customer information with any individuals, companies or corporations.

 

How can you opt out and review your information?

 You can always opt-out from receiving marketing-related email communications or text messages by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each such communication.

 

How do we protect your information?

We use a variety of standard methods to keep consumer information confidential and secure. Please note, however, that these protections do not apply to information you choose to share in public areas such as our website community featuresor other social areas.


Secure operating environments 

We store your information in secure operating environments that are protected from the public and that we only allow authorized Miken Sports employees and agents/contractors to access on a need-to-know basis. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect personal information; however, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


 

Other important information

We do not knowingly collect info from children 

We do not solicit or collect any type of information from a person that we know is under the age of 13. If we discover that we've accidentally collected information from a child, we will attempt to remove that child's information from our records as soon as feasibly possible.


We are not responsible for third party sites/features 

Our websites and applications may provide links to, or features from, other third party sites (such as independent e-commerce sites and third party social networks). If you link to or use such third party sites or features, you do so at your own risk. We do not control and are not responsible for the content or practices of any third party site, application, or feature.

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