Information about The Louisiana Marathon and Our Website
This Policy does not apply to personal information collected from you in other ways, including at The Louisiana Marathon.
1. Collection of Information
We collect information that identifies you as an individual (“personal information”) on our Website. We are the sole owner of the personal information collected on our Website.
Registration and Account Creation
In order to use portions of our Website, you may be required to register or create an account. To register or create an account, you will be required to provide certain contact information, including your first and last name, date of birth and member ID, and a username and password chosen by you. We will use the email address you provide to send a confirmation email.
If you register for The Louisiana Marathon through our Website, you will be required to provide certain information, including your name, address, birth date, gender, email address, and an emergency contact. You will be required to provide financial account information. We use this information to establish and manage your registration. We will send you an email confirming your registration.
Other Products and Services
If you purchase other products or services through our Website, you will be required to provide certain billing, shipping and financial account information. We will use this information for customer services issues, payment purposes, and to process or fulfill your purchase through a third-party service provider. We may also provide the opportunity to obtain complimentary products or services through the Website. In that event, you will be required to provide certain information, including your name, address, email address, phone number, and age. We will use this information to send you the product or service.
Surveys, Giveaways and Contests
We may provide you the opportunity to voluntarily participate in surveys, giveaways or contests on our Website. If you choose to participate, we may request certain personal information from you, including your name, gender, age, email address, membership status or other information. We will use the information to notify winners as applicable.
We provide you the opportunity to voluntarily contact us with inquiries. If you choose to do so, you will be required or requested to provide certain personal information, including your name, phone number, email, and membership status. We will use this information to respond to your inquiry.
Log Files, Cookies, and Clear Gifs
We use log files, cookies and clear gifs on our Website and in our HTML-based emails to track the interests of our users. Log files include Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring and exit pages, operating system, date/time stamps, and click-stream data. Cookies are small text files that are stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes, including session ID cookies (which expire when you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which remain on your hard drive for an extended period of time). Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, which are embedded invisibly on web pages. The information stored or contained in log files, cookies and clear gifs does not personally identify individual users. If you remove persistent cookies, you may still use our Websites.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from or solicit persons under 13 years of age.
2. Use of Information
In addition to the uses of information noted above, we will use your personal information for member or customer service purposes, including to respond to your inquiries, to provide the services or products you request, and to manage your relationship with us.
We may also use your personal information to contact you for marketing or informational purposes, including communications to promote products or services offered by The Louisiana Marathon or our strategic partners or to provide information about activities, opportunities, programs, or other items, which may be of interest to you.
We may also use your personal information for our research and development purposes, such as to improve or personalize your experience on our Website.
Discussion Boards and Forums
Any personal information or other user content (e.g., messages, text, files, images, video, photos, sounds or other materials) which you post, submit, transmit, email, message, upload, share, store or otherwise make available on a Discussion Board or Form may be read, collected or used for any purpose by us and other users of the board or forum. We are not responsible for the personal information or other user content you choose to post in these boards or forums. We reserve the right to restrict, disable, suspend or terminate your access to or use of all or any parts of the Website.
Third-Party Service Providers/Agents
We use other companies to perform certain functions on our behalf, including processing payments or fulfilling orders for products or services, processing athletic event registrations, servicing and maintaining our Website, and managing your relationship with us, including sending communications. We may also use other companies to conduct research, surveys, giveaways or contests. Unless you consent to it, we do not sell, rent or otherwise provide your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes.
We reserve the right to disclose personal information about you as required by law and when we reasonably believe that disclosure is necessary to comply with a court order, a judicial proceeding, or legal process. We also reserve the right to disclose personal information to law enforcement officials engaged in legitimate investigations; to prosecute or defend against claims related to The Louisiana Marathon, its Website users, members, guests or employees to respond to claims that User Content has been posted in violation of the rights of third parties; or to otherwise reasonably protect the interests, rights, property or safety of The Louisiana Marathon, its Website users, guests, employees or the general public.
3. Your Information Choices
Accessing and Changing Your Personal Information
You will be able to review, correct and update personal information related to your registration with The Louisiana Marathon.
Opting Out of Marketing Communications
You may opt out of The Louisiana Marathon’s marketing communications via direct mail, email and/or telephone by changing your Communications Preferences on our Website. Send an email with an OPT OUT message in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org
We follow generally-accepted industry standards to protect your personal information.
When you create an account, we enable you to choose a username, password and security question answer in order to help protect access to the account. You are responsible to maintain the security and integrity of your username, password and security question answers. We encrypt sensitive personal information, such as your financial account information, using secure socket layer technology (SSL). While we use commercially reasonable security measures, no method of Internet transmission or electronic storage of personal information is 100% secure and therefore we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links to Other Websites
The Website contain links to other websites that we do not own or control. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other sites. When you leave our Website, we encourage you to review the privacy practices of such sites.
5. Contact Us