Collection and Use of Personal and Non-Personal Information
Idealcycling.com will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us, nor will such information be sold or otherwise transferred to unaffiliated third parties without the approval of the user at the time of collection.
We request and collect certain personal information from You during Registration process including, but not limited to, Your Name, Email Address, Sex, Date of Birth, and City & Country (along with ZIP code) where You stay. This information is strictly used to protect the integrity of Your account, authenticate Your account, send notifications, and allow access to certain features reserved for the registered members of the Website, besides certain mandatory administrative purposes. However, members can always opt out of mailing list by managing their accounts.
We may also collect some of Your personal financial information for the use of paid services, if any, on this Website. This is used exclusively for billing and verification purposes.
We also collect some of Your non-personal information, like Your Internet Protocol (IP) Address, aggregate user data, operating system, browser type, IP address of Your Internet Service Provider (ISP), etc. This information is used to manage the Website effectively, improve the services offered through this Website, and to deliver country-specific or product-specific or language-specific advertisements. For this reason, We reserve the right to share such non-personal information with Our advertisers or affiliates. This non-personal information, however, is not linked to any individual, and therefore, does not compromise on the online privacy of the users of this Website.
We are committed to keep Your information private and confidential. We shall not sell, rent, or otherwise, commercially exploit Your personal information so collected, and shall use the abovementioned non-personal information only for the stated purposes.
Updating and Correcting Information
We believe you should have the ability to access and edit the Personally Identifiable Information that you have provided to us. You may change any of your Personally Identifiable Information in your account online at any time by linking to your account in accordance with instructions posted elsewhere on this site. You may also access and correct your personal information and privacy preferences by writing us at:
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Please include your name, address, and/or E-mail address when you contact us.
We encourage you to promptly update your Personally Identifiable Information if it changes. You may ask to have the information on your account deleted or removed; however, because we keep track of past transactions, you cannot delete information associated with past transactions on this site. In addition, it may be impossible to completely delete your information without some residual information because of backups.
Cookies are small text files that We place on the hard drive of Your computer system whenever You visit this Website. These cookies are used to identify if You are a repeat user of IdealCycling.com. The cookies used by this Website are purely meant to enhance the user experience of IdealCycling.com which, in no way, compromises the online privacy of the members or general users of this Website. Cookies placed by IdealCycling.com do not interfere with the normal functioning of Your computer system. However, if You want, You can disable the cookies from Your Browser settings, but this will limit certain features and functionality of this Website.
We will not use the email addresses collected from the users for the purposes of sending unsolicited mails (or spam), either commercial or otherwise. However, We reserve the right to use the members’ email addresses for purely administrative purposes and in accordance with the provisions of this Policy.
Third Party Links on the Website
This Website may contain some third party links in the form of banner advertisements and PPC ads from affiliates and partners. We do not control, manage, or operate such third-party websites. Therefore, all Your dealings with such linked third parties shall be subject to the legal provisions governing those websites, and not by IdealCycling.com.
We have a ‘Refer-A-Friend’ feature on this Website using which, You can give Us the name and email address of a friend who might be interested in joining this Website. We use the name and email address of the friend to send him/her an invitation to visit the Website. However, the referred person is free to request Us to remove this information from Our database, and We shall act promptly on any such request.
We strive to implement the latest security features (128-Bit SSL encryption technology) to protect the integrity of personal information of the members submitted through this website. These measures protect the loss, misuse, abuse, disclosure, alteration, or destruction of the personal information, including financial information, by any unauthorized access. However, despite Our best efforts, We cannot guarantee foolproof security due to the fallibility of technology; increasing technological attacks on the websites, hacking, cracking, etc.; and other inadvertent mechanical or human errors.
Disclosure of Information
We shall not disclose any personal or non-personal information collected from the users to anyone, except –
in response to the legal processes or to comply with the relevant applicable law; or
to protect the rights and interests of IdealCycling.com; or
to a successor in interest, who acquires rights to that information as a result of sale of this Website, or substantially all of its assets’, to that successor in interest.
Miscellaneous Privacy Issues
You must be at least 18 years old to have our permission to use this site. Our policy is that we do not knowingly collect, use or disclose Personally Identifiable Information about visitors that are under 18 years of age.
You should also be aware that when Personally Identifiable Information is voluntarily disclosed (i.e. your name, E-mail address, etc.) in the discussion forums or other public areas on this site, that information, along with any information disclosed in your communication, can be collected and used by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from third parties. Such activities are beyond our control and this Policy does not apply to such information. Any submissions to chat rooms or other public areas on this site are accepted with the understanding that they are accessible to all third parties. If you do not want your comments to be viewed by third parties, you are advised not to make any submissions. Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your password and/or account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you’re online.
Attn: Privacy Compliance Officer
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For more information or clarification on this Policy, feel free to “http://idealcycling.com/contact.php“contact us.