Golden Skate

Privacy Policy

Golden Skate has created this privacy policy to demonstrate it’s firm commitment to your privacy and the protection of your information.

Sharing and Usage

Golden Skate does not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensor and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Advertising

Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Google Adsense

Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

COPPA

Golden Skate, in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998, provides notice to parents of children under 13 that:

  • The Golden Skate Forums require the consent of parents or guardians to collect, use and disclose personally identifiable information about children under 13;
  • Golden Skate has created a mechanism by which parents and guardians can provide consent;
  • Golden Skate may not require children under 13 to disclose more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in the Golden Skate Forums;
  • Golden Skate has created a mechanism by which parents or guardians can, upon verification, review their children’s personal information, ask to have that information deleted, and refuse to allow any further collection or use of their children’s personal information.

Why did you receive an email from Golden Skate?

If you received an email from Golden Skate, (a) your email address is either listed with Golden Skate as someone who has expressly shared this address for the purpose of receiving information in the future, or (b) you have registered or otherwise have an existing relationship with Golden Skate and/or it’s contents. Golden Skate respects your time and attention by controlling the frequency of it’s mailings.

NOTE: Emails can appear to be sent from goldenskate.com when in fact they were NOT.

Please carefully examine the headers of the offending email to locate the IP address of the host that sent the email.

If an examination of the headers reveals that the message originated from a host in the goldenskate.com domain, then forward the message (with full headers) to the webmaster.

How can you stop receiving email from Golden Skate?

Each email sent contains an easy, automated way for you to cease receiving email from Golden Skate, or to change your expressed interests. If you wish to do this, simply follow the instructions contained in any email.

If you have received unwanted, unsolicited email sent via this system or purporting to be sent via this system, please forward a copy of that email with your comments to the webmaster for review.