For our California Consumer Privacy Act notice, please click here: www.theMDPC.com/ccpa_
Revised July 20, 2022
The Website is operated by our service provider WIX on behalf of The Mad Drops Pickleball Club, LLC (collectively, the "Mad Drops Pickleball Club", "we", "our", or "us"). WIX does not own any information submitted through this website and cannot use this information for its own purposes.
Please note that the Services are directed towards users who reside in the United States. By using the Services, you consent to the collection, storage, processing, and transfer of your information in and to the United States, or other countries and territories, pursuant to the laws of the United States. While some of these countries may not offer the same level of privacy protection as your own, we commit to uphold the privacy protections as explained in this Policy.
Please read the information below to learn more about our data collection policies and practices.
1. Types Of Information That May Be Collected
2. How Information May Be Collected
3. How We Use The Information Collected
4. With Whom The Information May Be Shared
6. Links To Other Websites
7. A Special Note For Parents Concerning Privacy
9. Correcting/Updating Personal Information
10. Your California Privacy Rights
Types of information that may be collected
The following are the types of information we may collect:
Information You Provide Us: In the course of using the website, we may ask you to provide us with certain information, including contact information, such as your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, fax number. birth date, gender, favorite MDPC player, unique identifiers, such as your user name, password, demographic information, such as your date of birth, age, gender, education, household income, occupation, ticket holder status, game attendance, home ownership, marital status, or number of children, financial information, such as your credit card number, or similar information.
MLP Data Sharing: We share personal information with members of the MLP family for use in accordance with their own privacy notices, including, without limitation, Major League Pickleball, Inc. and the MLP member clubs for analytics and marketing purposes.
Tell-A-Friend:If you choose to use our referral service, called "Email This To A Friend" to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. MDPCdo not store this information. It is for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email. If you believe that one of your contacts has provided us with your personal information and you would like to request that it be removed from our database, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chat Rooms/Blogs/ForumsIf you use a bulletin board, chat room, blog or forum on the website or within the mobile application, you should be aware that any personal information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these forums. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or forum, contact us at email@example.com. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
Site Usage Information: We may receive and store certain types of internet usage information automatically whenever you visit the Website, such as your browser type, click-stream data (pages, stories, etc.), browser type, Internet Service Provider, operating system, date/time stamp, and IP Address. For more details about how this information is used, please refer to "IP Address & Click-Stream Data" below.
Email Communications: When you open emails from us, we may receive a confirmation noting you opened the email, if your computer supports such capabilities. We also may keep track of what emails we send you and what emails you may be receiving from our subsidiaries and affiliates. Additionally, we keep a record of what communications you have opted to receive or not to receive.
Push Notifications: You may choose to receive promotional emails, newsletters, push notifications, and similar communications from us. You may opt out of receiving commercial emails from us by clicking on the opt-out or "unsubscribe" link included in the commercial e-mails you receive. You may opt out of receiving push notifications by turning off push notifications at the device level. Please note that opt-out requests may take some time to be effective. Your opt-out request will not apply to messages that you request or that are not commercial in nature. For example, we may contact you concerning any purchases you have made with us, even if you opt out of receiving unsolicited commercial email messages.
Co-Branding and Information from Other Sources: We may receive information about you from other sources and add it to the personal information we have collected. Examples of sources of this information include third party business partners and sponsors, offline promotions and sweepstakes operated by the Mad Drops Pickleball Club, the MLP and our sponsors; online promotions and sweepstakes operated by MDPC or our sponsors, such as the Coin Toss Captain; sponsored credit card application; and other MDPC promotional activities or sponsored events. This information is used to fulfill the promotion or sweepstakes and contact the winner. Also, while participating in any of these promotions or sweepstakes, the user may choose to participate in other MDPC offerings like the email newsletter or to receive MDPC merchandise catalog. In these instances, we will use your information to send you the email or the catalog.
There may be times where co-branding relationships exist between MDPCand our business partners and sponsors. Examples include sweepstakes, surveys, and sale of MDPC tickets and merchandise. When there is co-branding, MDPC information and branding will be displayed along with our business partner or sponsor's information and branding. By sharing your personal information in these instances, you agree you're your personal information may be used by MDPCand our co-branding partners. Any instance within our co-branding relationships where personal information is collected is voluntary, and you may choose whether or not to participate. If you have any questions or concerns about the disclosure of your personal information to our business partners and sponsors, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Newsletters and Website Emails: We offer free newsletters to share information with you about the Website, about us and our affiliates and subsidiaries, or about our marketing partners and advertisers and sponsors. You may receive a newsletter either by registering for a particular newsletter or in conjunction with a special feature or membership for which you have registered on the Website. Participation is voluntary and you will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to disclose information to the Website. You may also cancel your free email subscription by following the instructions provided on the Website or in the newsletter or email. You may contact MDPCDigital team to unsubscribe: email@example.com.
We offer promotions that involve third parties to varying degrees. Here is how we treat user information in each type of promotion:
Surveys or Voting: From time-to-time we may request personal information from you in conjunction with a survey or voting poll. Participation is voluntary and you will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to disclose information to the Website. We use this information to improve our products and services as well as to improve your experience with MDPC and our sponsors.
Games: When you register to play games on our Website, you may be asked to provide personal information.
IP Addresses and Click-Stream Data: We may collect IP addresses and/or click-stream data. An IP address is a number associated with the service through which you access the Internet, like your ISP (Internet service provider), your company, or your university. At times, we also use IP addresses for purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers and sponsors, for example regarding the frequency with which our guests visit various parts of our sites. We may combine this information with other personal information. Click-stream data is information collected by our computers when you request Web pages from the Website. Click-stream data may include such information as the page served, the time, the source of the request, the type of browser making the request, the preceding page view and other such non-personal information. When analyzed, this data helps us analyze how visitors arrive at the Website, what type of content is most popular, what type of visitors in the aggregate are interested in particular kinds of content and advertising, and the like.
Third Party Tracking:
Our third party partners employ clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), images, and scripts that help them better manage content on our site. MDPC may tie the information gathered to our Customers' or Users' personal information for MDPC general business purposes.
Transaction Information: If you conduct a financial transaction with our Website, such as purchasing merchandise in our pro shop, purchasing tickets to promotional and community events, purchasing tickets through the MDPC/Ticketmaster system or subscribing to services offered on our Website, we will ask you to complete an order form that will request certain information from you, including contact information, demographic information and financial information. We will use this information to complete the transaction that you have requested, i.e., to deliver the information, products or other services that you order, and to invoice you. For your protection, such information is collected and stored through encrypted means.
How we use the information collected
As applicable, the information you provide to us may be used to:
- contact you about the Website;
- contact you relating to your membership status;
- confirm or fulfill an order you have made;
- inform you of a prize you have won;
- monitor or improve the use of the Website;
- customize the advertising and content you see;
- monitor compliance with our terms and conditions of use of the Website; and
- send you promotional material or special offers on behalf of our marketing partners and/or their respective affiliates and subsidiaries and other third parties.
With whom the information may be shared
We may send you push notifications to your mobile device from time-to-time in order to update you about any events or promotions that we may be running. If you no longer wish to receive these types of communications, you may turn them off at the device level. To ensure you receive proper notifications, we will need to collect certain information about your device such as operating system and user identification information.
At times, we may share your personal information with others for various purposes. The following outlines the ways in which your information may be shared with others and the ways in which you may opt-out of having your information shared:
Third Party Service Providers: We employ other businesses, certain services and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling orders, sending e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, Website analysis, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. They may have access to your personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for their own purposes, like sending you marketing offers about their products.
We may share your information with third-party business partners, for instance, for the purpose of enhancing our products and services or so they can market their products or services to you. This includes third party sponsors who may be involved with promotions offered and run by the MDPC. If you do not want us to share your personal information with these business partners, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aggregate Information: We may share aggregate information, such as demographics and Website usage statistics, with advertisers, sponsors or other organizations.
Other Promotional Offers: We may send offers to you on behalf of our marketing partners. When we do this, we do not give that partner your name and address. If you do not want to receive such offers, you may:
Use an opt out link on the bottom of any MDPC Email
Contact us at email@example.com
Business Transfers:In the event that all or substantially all of our assets are sold or transferred to another party, or another transaction occurs in which your personal information is one of the business assets transferred, all personal information that has been collected and saved may be one of the business assets we transfer.
Administrative or Legal Process: We may disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or other legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect out rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
Links to other Websites
This Website incorporates reasonable safeguards to protect the security, integrity, completeness, accuracy and privacy of the personal information that we may collect and we have put into place reasonable precautions to protect such information from loss, misuse and alteration. Your personal information is transferred to our computers utilizing encryption software. Only those employees who need access to your information in order to do their jobs are allowed access. Our security policies are reviewed periodically and revised.
If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes to the policy
Access and Correction of Personal Information
Upon request, we will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may access, correct, or request deletion of your personal information by logging into your account or by contacting us at email@example.com.
If your personal information changes or if you no longer desire to access our Website or receive our services, we will correct, update or remove the personal data you have provided to us. This can be done by the following methods:
1. Use an opt out message in a MDPC email newsletter
3. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please allow us ten (10) days to complete your opt out request. In addition, we will respond to all access requests including requests for deletion within thirty (30) days.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at questions@MDPC.nfl.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Your California privacy rights
A California privacy law that went into effect on January 1, 2005, allows California residents to obtain specific information about a business's privacy practices if it shares information with other companies for those companies' direct marketing purposes.