Policy last revised: May 18, 2021
A. USER CONSENT
Please read this Policy carefully. By using RBFF’s Web site(s), the User consents to the use and collection of Personal Information in the manner described in this Policy. If the User does not agree to all the information contained in this Policy, the User should not use the Web site(s) or other RBFF resources.
B. COLLECTING PERSONAL INFORMATION
RBFF and its service providers may collect online or offline certain Personal Information from you, by necessity, when you register to use the Service including but not limited to: your name, mailing address, email address and phone number profile picture, social media ID, and similar contact information and credit card or other payment information (“Personal Information”).
We will also collect Personal Information from you when you request additional information from us or when you use areas of RBFF's Web sites in which Users voluntarily provide content submissions or suggestions or otherwise participate in interactive online activities, including but not limited to participation in our online surveys, contests, sweepstakes and pledge activities.
C. INFORMATION RBFF COLLECTS AUTOMATICALLY
RBFF and its service providers automatically collects some non-personal information when a guest visits its Web site(s). This includes information generated by the User’s web browser. This information may include the internet domain used to access the Web site(s), internet protocol (IP) address of the computer being used, browser software and the operating system being used, date and time the User accessed the Web site(s), and internet address used to link to RBFF’s Web site(s) (“Other Information”).
D. USE AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
RBFF collects and uses the Personal Information you provide for the specific purposes for which you provide it, such as processing your on-line inquiries and forms, sending you information you have requested, and allowing you to participate in activities or provide content submissions or suggestions. We also collect and use information to notify you about our new and existing content, events, products, or services, to inform you about RBFF, its activities, programs, and missions, and to solicit your support of RBFF. If you do not wish to receive additional information about RBFF and its programs, send an email to email@example.com to have your information removed from our database for these purposes.
We also may share your information (including for compensation) with aligned organizations and with our business and other partners who may contact you about their organizations and their products, services, and special offers that may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to have your information shared with RBFF partners, including aligned organizations and businesses, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to have your information removed from our database for these purposes.
RBFF may provide a variety of promotions, sweepstakes and other services on the Web site(s), some of which may be provided in conjunction with a partner company. In order to provide such cobranded promotions, sweepstakes and services to you, it may be necessary for us to share your Personal Information with our partner companies. If you do not want your data to be shared with the partner company, please do not use the service or participate in the sweepstakes or promotion.
RBFF may also share your Personal Information with third party service providers to whom we outsource certain administrative and other functions, including third party providers of billing services, third party shipping companies, e-mail distribution outsourcers and market analysis vendors.
In order for us to enhance our ability to tailor the Web site(s) to an individual's preference, we may share and receive information about the purchasing habits of our users with third party market analysis vendors, to create a personalized user profile.
Aggregate information on our users' demographics, interests, and behavior, including that obtained using Google Analytics, may be compiled, analyzed and shared with our business partners, vendors, advertisers, advertising networks and other affiliates.
We may also disclose our users' Personal Information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing such information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with RBFF's rights or property, other users of RBFF's Web sites, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. We may also disclose your Personal Information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain, service, and improve RBFF's Web sites.
We use and disclose Other Information for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. In some instances, we combine Other Information with Personal Information (such as combining your name with your location). If we do, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information as long as it is combined.
E. DISCLOSURE TO PROTECT PEOPLE OR PROPERTY AND AS REQUIRED BY LAW
F. CONTACTING YOU
We may send you newsletters and other materials from time to time containing information that we think may be of interest to you. If you later decide you do not wish to receive any further marketing materials, send an email to email@example.com to opt-out of receiving future mailings. Please be aware that we may contact you for administrative purposes, to notify you about important changes to the Web site(s) or to respond to your inquiries, even if you unsubscribe from our mail list.
G. USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS AND COOKIES
Using a tool called Google Analytics, we may also collect information on an aggregate basis regarding your user activities on RBFF's Web sites, including but not limited to information regarding purchases you made and the navigation paths taken. Google Analytics also allows us to collect user population information, demographic information, general interests, affinities, traffic patterns and other information about the online activities of the users across our Web sites.
Web sites. We also use this information to resolve server problems and to administer RBFF's Web sites. Generally, we use this information for internal analysis and do not associate this information with any other personally identifiable information that you may have provided us.
Cookies make Web-surfing easier for you too by saving your passwords, purchases, and preferences while you are on RBFF's Web sites. Advertising networks that serve ads on RBFF's Web sites may also use their own cookies. In some cases, we may also track or collect information about your use of RBFF's Web sites with pixel tags, the numeric address assigned to the computer you are using (your IP address) or by the URLs that you come from or leave to.
H. ACCESSING AND CORRECTING YOUR INFORMATION
If you would like to review, update or correct the Personal Information you have provided to us, send an email with your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I. THIRD PARTY PAYMENT PROVIDER
J. LINKS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS
K. OUR COMMITMENT TO CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
L. MODIFICATIONS TO THE POLICY
M. SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
N. CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
If you are a California resident and have provided Personal Information to us, you are entitled by California law to request information regarding certain categories of Personal Information we share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Your request should be submitted to: Vice President of Finance and Administration, Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation, 500 Montgomery St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314. Within 30 days of receiving such a request, we will provide a response listing the categories of Personal Information disclosed to third parties, along with the names and addresses of those third parties, for their own direct marketing purposes during the previous year. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year, and we reserve our right not to respond to requests submitted to addresses other than the address specified herein.
O. CONTACT INFORMATION
Questions or suggestions should be directed to email@example.com.