Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy updated and posted: December 31, 2012.

Unless stated otherwise, all event registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.  Please contact the event director for specific event rules and regulations.

RaceNORTHWEST.com respects your personal privacy and is committed to adhering to federal and state privacy laws and industry guidelines in order to protect you and your identity. This privacy policy describes how we handle the personal information that you provide to us on this site. This policy applies only to RaceNORTHWEST.com’s handling of information collected through RaceNORTHWEST.com web sites and RaceNORTHWEST.com-hosted registration pages. It does not apply to the handling of your personal information by the sponsors of the events or services for which you may be registering through RaceNORTHWEST.com, or by their service providers (all of whom are referred to in this policy as sponsors). It also does not apply to any third party sites which may be accessible from this site, or to any third party sites from which you may have accessed this site or our registration pages.Please be sure to read this policy before using our site or submitting information to us. Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time, so please check this area periodically for updates to our policy. All changes are effective within fourteen days after posting on our web site. If the change in our policy concerns our use of your information, you will have the right to opt out of any such new use.INFORMATION RaceNORTHWEST.com COLLECTS FROM YOU

Active Information Collection Like many other web sites, we actively collect information from our visitors both by asking you specific questions on this site, and by permitting you to communicate directly with us via e-mail. Some of the information that you submit may be personally identifiable information (that is, information that can be uniquely identified with you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc.).

During the registration process, we specifically ask users for their name, street address, zip code, date of birth, e-mail address, gender, as well as for payment information and any additional information required by the sponsors, such as shirt size. We also may ask users to create a user name and password. Remember, even if you do not register on one of our web sites, if you send us an e-mail message or you provide us with your e-mail address, which we retain so that we may respond, as appropriate, and for other business purposes.

HOW RaceNORTHWEST.com USES YOUR INFORMATION

The personal information you provide is used by RaceNORTHWEST.com and our sponsors to complete your specific registration request. As a service to users, RaceNORTHWEST.com also maintains a central database of the information provided to us by those who have registered for events through the RaceNORTHWEST.com online registration process. Those users may sign up for other events and services simply by entering the user name and password they selected during the first online registration.

RaceNORTHWEST.com may use your information to contact you about new features or products or events in which we believe you may be interested. RaceNORTHWEST.com may also share your information with select business partners, including reputable vendors with whom we contract to assist us in processing information (such as credit card payments); those who may deliver items that you order; or other third parties who offer products or services in which we believe you may be interested. RaceNORTHWEST.com may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, online traffic patterns and related information to reputable third parties. RaceNORTHWEST.com will also disclose any information that it is required to disclose by law or in response to a request by an appropriate government authority.

RaceNORTHWEST.com conducts online registration processes on sponsor web sites. If you are registering for an event or service using an RaceNORTHWEST.com registration engine housed at a sponsor web site, your information will be used both by RaceNORTHWEST.com, (subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy) and by the sponsor. You should review the sponsor’s privacy policy carefully before registering and submitting your information online.

Some of our advertisers may display ads on our sites which solicit or contain technology to collect information about our users for the advertisers. This information is collected and used by our advertisers, and is outside of our control. If you have any questions about a banner advertisement, you should contact that advertiser directly.

CHOICES YOU HAVE ABOUT HOW RaceNORTHWEST.com USES YOUR INFORMATION

We provide you with the following control over your information:

If you wish to change or modify the personal information you have provided to us, you will need to contact us through the CONTACT US page on our website. You also may request access to, to correct, or to delete any personal information that you have provided to us. To protect your privacy, we will respond only to e-mail messages sent from the e-mail account you used to register or to set up your account.

You may opt out of receiving marketing messages from partners of RaceNORTHWEST.com by clicking “OptOut” on any of our mass email marketing emails.  Even if you OptOut of receiving mass emails, if you register for an event, and provide your email address you may receive a personalized results email for that event.

You should review this privacy policy carefully, because if you do not agree with our practices, your ultimate choice is not to use this site. Remember, by using any part of this site, you accept and agree to our privacy practices. If we update this privacy policy, your continued use of this site (following the posting of the revised policy) means that you accept and agree to the terms of the revised privacy policy.

HOW RaceNORTHWEST.com PROTECTS YOUR INFORMATION

We work hard to protect your personal information. We use both technical and procedural methods to maintain the integrity and security of our databases, including datebase storage on off-line computers (computers not connected to the internet), SSL encryption for data transfer, firewalls, password restricted access to data, and training for our employees.

You also have control over the safety and security of your information. Never share your password with anyone else, notify us promptly if you believe your password security has been breached.

Our web site contains links to other web sites operated by third parties that may be of interest to you. Likewise, you may access our registration pages and race calendar through web sites operated by third parties. We cannot control these third party sites, which may collect personal information from you. When you follow a link and leave our web site, you do so at your own risk.

WHAT RaceNORTHWEST.com DOES ABOUT CHILDREN ON ITS WEB SITE

This site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect information from site visitors of this age group. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose online.

HOW YOU CAN CONTACT RaceNORTHWEST.com

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this Privacy Policy or the information practices of this site, please contact us through our “Contact Us” page at www.racenorthwest.com.

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