AthletechNews is both a website and email newsletter owned by The Brand Society, LLC a/k/a AthletechNews operating in New York City, New York, United States. AthletechNews provides weekly news updates on the fitness business industry.
Types of Information We Collect
AthletechNews collects subscriber’s first and last name, title, company and email address. We or our third-party service providers may also gather information relating to your devices, including: device model, operating system, browser type, unique device identifier, IP address, mobile phone number, mobile network carrier and/or location (such as application installations). We also collect such other personal information you choose to provide such as your preferences, etc.
How We Use Your Information
If you provide personal information for a certain reason, we may use the personal information in connection with the reason for which it was provided. We may share your personal information with third party vendor and suppliers to provide you with the products and services that we offer you through the website and to send you the newsletters. You expressly consent to the sharing of your personal information with our contractors and third-party service providers (for the sole purpose of providing products and services to you).
AthletechNews may use “cookies” to gather non-personally identifiable information. Cookies are small text files transferred to your device that collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information. This information is used to track your use of the website and compile statistical reports on the website’s activity. Visitors of the AthletechNews site can disable their browser from accepting cookies by clicking on the banner displayed on the website’s homepage immediately after initially visiting the site.
Opt-Out or Unsubscribe
You have options regarding the collection, use and sharing of your personal information under certain circumstances. When you receive promotional communications from us, you may specify a preference to stop receiving further promotional communications and you will have the chance to “opt-out” by following the unsubscribe instructions indicated in the communication you receive. You may also contact us via email at [email protected] to opt-out of receiving any promotional communications (please include “Opt-Out” in the subject line). Despite your selected preferences, we may send you non-marketing communications regarding the services we provide to you. Should you no longer wish to receive our newsletters to your inbox, you may click on the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of each newsletter and/or contact us at [email protected] and we will immediately remove you from our distribution list.
With your consent AthletechNews may use third party services, including but not limited to Google Analytics, to access your Google user data. You will be notified prior to accessing your Google user data, and must authorize your account credentials before you are capable of accessing your Google user data. The Google user data you use will not be stored or shared by us. The Google user data accessed by the website is limited to user contacts, and are used solely to allow you to email those contacts directly from the website.
Security and Account Protection
We use reasonable technological and physical safeguards to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no systems can be completely secure. Therefore, while AthletechNews uses reasonable efforts to protect your information, we cannot guarantee its security, and your use of our website and services indicates your agreement to assume this risk.
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) gives California residents enhanced rights with respect to their personal information that is collected by businesses. The CCPA provides California residents with specific rights regarding their personal information. The aforementioned rights include (i) right to opt out of having their information sold to third parties, (ii) right to request to know certain information and (iii) right to have their information deleted from the website upon their request.
Under the CCPA, California residents can request to know:
- What specific pieces of information a business has collected about the consumer;
- Categories of personal information it has collected about the consumer;
- Categories of sources from which the personal information is collected;
- Categories of personal information that the business sold or disclosed for a business purpose about the consumer;
- Categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold or disclosed for a business purpose; and
- The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information.
European Union Residents
For residents of the European Economic Area (EEA), United Kingdom and Switzerland, we advise that your Personal Information will be transferred to and processed in the United States, which has data protection laws that are different than those in your country and may not be as protective. The United States has not sought or received a finding of “adequacy” from the European Union under Article 45 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our legal basis for collecting and using your personal information is to do so with your consent; where we need the personal information for performance of a contract or requested service, including to provide you with our newsletter, or where the collection and use is in our or another’s legitimate interests and not overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms. In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect the personal information in question. If we collected your personal information with your consent, you may withdraw your consent at any time.
AthletechNews and the services it provides are not intended for children under the age of thirteen. Accordingly, we will never knowingly collect the information of any child under the age of thirteen and if we learn that such an individual did provide his/her personal information, we will delete the information.
322 East 74th Street,
Suite 4C, New York, 10021