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Privacy Policy

Privacy and Personal Information

How we collect information on Playnify

When you visit the website, you provide us with two types of information: Personal information you knowingly choose to disclose, and information that we collect automatically as you interact with our website.

1. Registration: When you sign up to Playnify, you provide us with your name, email, photo, location, gender, and birth date. Once you register, you can visit your profile at any time to add or remove personal information. You can sign in to our website using social-networking services, such as Facebook. This service allows you to share information about your activities on Playnify.

2. Profile: in order to create your profile we need you to insert information regarding your height, weight, location, etc. This data is important to improve your interaction with other users;

3. Information: All information that is created and generated by you and others is stored. We cannot control what other users do with your information, so please use common sense regarding the information you include in your profile and provide to other users. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you may choose to share your information.

What information we collect and how we use it

We collect and use your information to provide and measure our services and improve them over time.

The information that we collect, from what you tell us and what we gather automatically, is used to customize the content you see, to improve our services, to contact you or to conduct advertising and research. We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

Playnify has a number of services that may need your attention, regarding matters of information and interaction with other website users:

  • Events:

    1. Events can be created by any Playnify user. You have the power to choose who views, participates and where the event will take place among other information.

    2. The information of a private event will be available only to the participating players and Playnify. Our access to this kind of information is due to certain diligences that has to be made with regard to the well-function of the site, such as score generation and event storage.

  • Sports Venues:

    1. Sports venues can be any kind of space, public or private where supposedly people can play sports.

    2. Playnify provides you with a large worldwide directory of sports venues but does not guarantee that the information in each sports venues profile page is absolutely accurate as any Playnify user can freely create and/or edit sports venues profiles.

    3. Playnify as no contract with these entities and will not be held responsible for what happens during the sports events. When creating an event you have the duty to guarantee with every attending party his participation on the given event. Playnify will not be responsible for event cancelling and does not assure that the information provided about the sports venues is accurate. Additionally, any kind of injuries occurred during events on these sports venues is not by any means responsibility of Playnify for which yours and others physical integrity is of your own responsibility.

  • Teams:

    1. You can manage a team or be part of one.

  • Fairplay:

    The fairplay is calculated regarding the number of events in which you participate but more importantly the fairplay is attributed by players that have played in the same event as you did. They, as you, are asked to give a score within the scale of 1 to 5 everytime they play an event. Players can attribute fairplay ratings up to 3 days after the start date of the event after which the event becomes locked and no longer can be altered by any player apart from the organizer.

Playnify does not guarantee the truthfulness of the information shared by players, events or sports venues as this information is freely inserted on Playnify by Playnify users.

Also, Playnify uses automatically gathered information with respect to, for example, page views, IP and so forth, which we tend to analyze on Google Analytics with the help of cookies. Like many online services, Playnify uses “cookies” on our service to collect information. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer or mobile device’s hard disk. Cookies are important so that memorizing accounts and computers is easier, be that as it may you are free to control those cookies at will.

We utilize “session ID” cookies to enable certain features of the service, to better understand how you interact with the service and to monitor aggregate usage by Playnify Users and web traffic routing on the Service. Unlike persistent cookies, session cookies are deleted from your computer when you log off from the Service and then close your browser. We gather this type of information so that we can offer a better service (technical enhancement, research, debugging) as time goes by.

Be aware that Playnify does not have immediate control over user generated information, common sense should prevail when you wish to divulge your own personal information. You are solely responsible for any posts you make on public events on Playnify, and for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

We do not disclose your private information except in the limited circumstances described in this Privacy Policy.

Your Consent: We may share or disclose your information with your consent, such as when you use a third party web client or application to access your Playnify account.

Law and Harm: We may preserve or disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect Playnify's rights or property.

Information edition, deletion and storage

You are allowed to edit and delete your personal information, we inform you that this process is similar to eliminating information on your personal computer, you eliminate it but it stays on the recycle bin until it is totally eliminated, in this case, by us. We keep it as back-up information, for a determined period of time, waiting to be deleted.

Playnify Communication

If a user chooses to use Playnify's invite service for connecting a person via the Playnify site, we will generate an automatic email that is sent to them. If you choose to use our referral service (called “Invite Friends” on the Site), we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send this person an email inviting them to visit the site if they are not a user or if they are a user we will send that an email to ask them to visit the site or respond to the invite. If the individual does not respond we do not send any reminder emails. Playnify stores this data for the purposes of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program. We do not store this information for public use.

We may occasionally send you information on products and services available on our site. Out of respect for your privacy, we present you some options not to receive this type of information. To opt out of receiving this type of information, contact us via the feedback option that is always displayed along the far left of your screen on Playnify.

Sharing your Information with Third Parties

If you choose to create a profile or submit information to include on the website, this information will, in fact, be available to users of the website.

Furthermore, in certain situations described below, we will provide your personal identifying information to third parties:

  • We may be required to disclose user information pursuant to lawful requests, such as subpoenas or court orders, or in compliance with applicable laws. Additionally, we may share account or other information when we believe it is necessary to comply with law, protect our interests or property, or prevent fraud or other illegal activity perpetrated through the Site or using our name.

It is Playnify's policy not to provide any personally identifying information about you to third parties without your consent.

All and any URL/hyperlink provided by third-party websites and online services inserted in the platform by users are not associated with Playnify in any way for which Playnify takes no responsibility over these links.

If you choose to open these kind of links, do it at your own responsibility and expense. Be advised to read the third party’s own privacy policy.

Obligations

Do not abuse of Playnify’s services by sending spam or in any other way violating the Terms of use or the Privacy Policy.

Playnify, like other social networks, allows users to freely communicate among them. However, Playnify is not responsible for any user interaction and potential consequences that may occur from this interaction. Please do not use Playnify to communicate with other users with purposes other than practicing sports in a healthy way.

Security

There are two spheres by which Playnify aims to assure the security of your information:

1. Your e-mail and password are of your own responsibility. We strongly advise you not to divulge these two to anyone as with them anyone can access your personal account.

2. Firewalls and servers are barriers which prevent outsider interference to happen. We however wish to warn you that these infra-structures and procedures have little but some possibility of failing at this task.

Children's Policy

Minors aged 13 or older can use the website only in conjunction with, and under the supervision of, a parent or guardian who has agreed to Playnify’s Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy.

If you are under 13 years old we ask you NOT to use our website. Playnify will do an effort to seek and eliminate any profiles that are evidenced to be of children under 13 years. If you have knowledge of a situation like this one do not hesitate to contact us.

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