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© 2019 AMERICAN KARATE STUDIOS INC / PROUDLY CREATED BY MARC SHAY & LISA PATRONE

Last updated July 1,2919

Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at American Karate Studios (“company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at marc@akskarate.com 

 

When you visit our website https://www.akskarate.com/, Facebook application, mobile application, and use our services, you trust us with your personal information. We take your privacy very seriously. In this privacy notice, we describe our privacy policy. We seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in relation to it. We hope you take some time to read through it carefully, as it is important. If there are any terms in this privacy policy that you do not agree with, please discontinue use of our Sites or Apps and our services.

 

This privacy policy applies to all information collected through our website (such as https://www.akakarate.com/), Facebook application, mobile application, (“Apps“), and/or any related services, sales, marketing or events (we refer to them collectively in this privacy policy as the “Sites“).

 

Please read this privacy policy carefully as it will help you make informed decisions about sharing your personal information with us.

“You” refers to you, as a user of our Site or our Service https://www.akskarate.com/Privacy-Policy 

 

By accessing our Site or our Service, you accept our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use https://www.akskarate.com /terms-of-service, and you consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy.

 

I. Information we collect

 

We collect “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information.” Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks. Personal Information includes your Name, Email Address and Phone Number , which you submit to us through the registration process at the Site.

 

          1.  Information collected via Technology

To activate the Service you do not need to submit any Personal Information other than your Name Email Address and Phone. To use the Service thereafter, you do need to submit further Personal Information However, in an effort to improve the quality of the Service, we track information provided to us by your browser or by our software application when you view or use the Service, such as the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use, the device from which you connected to the Service, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you. We track this information using cookies, or small text files which include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to a user’s browser from our servers and are stored on the user’s computer hard drive. Sending a cookie to a user’s browser enables us to collect Non-Personal information about that user and keep a record of the user’s preferences when utilizing our services, both on an individual and aggregate basis.

 

The Company may use both persistent and session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close your browser. 

 

          2.  Information you provide us by registering for an account

In addition to the information provided automatically by your browser when you visit the Site, to become a subscriber to the Service you will need to create a personal profile. You can create a profile by registering with the Service and entering your email address, and creating a user name and a password. By registering, you are authorizing us to collect, store and use your email address in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

 

          3.  Children’s Privacy

 

The Site and the Service are not directed to anyone under the age of 13. The Site does not knowingly collect or solicit information from anyone under the age of 13, or allow anyone under the age of 13 to sign up for the Service. In the event that we learn that we have gathered personal information from anyone under the age of 13 without the consent of a parent or guardian, we will delete that information as soon as possible. If you believe we have collected such information, please contact us at marc@akskarate.com 

 

II. How we use and share your personal information

Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share for marketing purposes your Personal Information with third parties without your consent. We do not share Personal Information with vendors who are performing services for the Company, such as the servers for our email communications who are provided access to the user’s email address for purposes of sending emails from us. Those vendors use your Personal Information only at our direction and in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

In general, the Personal Information you provide to us is used to help us communicate with you. For example, we use Personal Information to contact users in response to questions, solicit feedback from users, provide technical support, and inform users about promotional offers.

The only time we share Personal Information with outside parties if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to meet any applicable legal process or enforceable governmental request; 

To investigate, prevent or take Action of potential violations; address fraud, security or technical concerns; or to protect against harm to the rights, property, or safety of our users or the public as required or permitted by law. 

 

If American Karate Studios  is acquired by or merged with another company, we’ll notify you well before any info about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

 

You always have the right to access the personal information we store about you.  You can review the personal information you provide to us and make any desired changes to the information, or to the settings for your American Karate Studios  account, at any time by logging into your account on the website and editing the information on your Profile page. You may also contact us at support@akskarate.com to make any such request.

 

  Non-Personal Information:

 

In general, we use Non-Personal Information to help us improve the Service and customize the user experience. We also aggregate Non-Personal Information in order to track trends and analyze use patterns on the Site. This Privacy Policy does not limit in any way our use or disclosure of Non-Personal Information and we reserve the right to use and disclose such Non-Personal Information to our partners, advertisers and other third parties at our discretion.

In the event we undergo a business transaction such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred. You acknowledge and consent that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Privacy Policy, and that any acquirer of our assets may continue to process your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. If our information practices change at any time in the future, we will post the policy changes to the Site so that you may opt out of the new information practices. We suggest that you check the Site periodically if you are concerned about how your information is used.

 

III. How we protect personal information 

We implement security measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. Your account is protected by your account password and we urge you to take steps to keep your personal information safe by not disclosing your password and by logging out of your account after each use. We further protect your information from potential security breaches by implementing certain technological security measures including encryption, firewalls and secure socket layer technology. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software. By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

 

IV. Law enforcement 

While we may be required to disclose your personal information in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements, American Karate Studios  won’t otherwise hand your data over to law enforcement unless a court order says we have to. And unless we’re legally prevented from it, we’ll always inform you when such requests are made.
 

V. Your rights regarding the use of your Personal Information

You have the right at any time to prevent us from contacting you for marketing purposes.  When we send a promotional communication to a user, the user can opt out of further promotional communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each promotional e-mail. You can also indicate that you do not wish to receive marketing communications by Unsubscribing from the Site. Please note that notwithstanding the promotional preferences you indicate by either unsubscribing of the Site, we may continue to send you administrative emails including, for example, periodic updates to our Privacy Policy.

 

VI.  Intellectual Property Rights

All copyrights, trademarks, patents and other intellectual property rights in and on our website and all content and software located on the site shall remain the sole property of or its licencors. The use of our trademarks, content and intellectual property is forbidden without the express written consent from .

 

You must not:

 

  • Republish material from our website without prior written consent.

 

  • Sell or rent material from our website.

 

  • Reproduce, duplicate, create derivative, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for any purpose.

 

  • Redistribute any content from our website, including onto another website.

 

VII.  Acceptable Use

You agree to use our website only for lawful purposes, and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the website. Prohibited behavior includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any other user, transmitting obscene or offensive content or disrupting the normal flow of dialogue within our website.

 

You must not use our website to send unsolicited commercial communications. You must not use the content on our website for any marketing related purpose without our express written consent.

VIII.  Restricted Access

We may in the future need to restrict access to parts (or all) of our website and reserve full rights to do so. If, at any point, we provide you with a username and password for you to access restricted areas of our website, you must ensure that both your username and password are kept confidential.

 

IX .  Use of Testimonials

In accordance to  the FTC guidelines concerning the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising, please be aware of the following:

 

Testimonials that appear on this site are actually received via text, audio or video submission. They are individual experiences, reflecting real life experiences of those who have used our products and/or services in some way. They are individual results and results do vary. We do not claim that they are typical results. The testimonials are not necessarily representative of all of those who will use our products and/or services.

 

The testimonials displayed in any form on this site (text, audio, video or other) are reproduced verbatim, except for correction of grammatical or typing errors. Some may have been shortened. In other words, not the whole message received by the testimonial writer is displayed when it seems too lengthy or not the whole statement seems relevant for the general public.

 

AMERICAN KARATE STUDIOS is not responsible for any of the opinions or comments posted on https://www.akskarate.com is not a forum for testimonials, however provides testimonials as a means for customers to share their experiences with one another. To protect against abuse, all testimonials appear after they have been reviewed by management of . doe not share the opinions, views or commentary of any testimonials on https://www.akskarate.com - the opinions are strictly the views of the testimonial source.

 

The testimonials are never intended to make claims that our products and/or services can be used to diagnose, treat, cure, mitigate or prevent any disease. Any such claims, implicit or explicit, in any shape or form, have not been clinically tested or evaluated.

 

X. Links to other sites

As part of the Service, we may provide links to or compatibility with other websites or applications. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those websites or the information or content they contain. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us through the Site and the Service. Therefore, this Privacy Policy does not apply to your use of a third party website accessed by selecting a link on our Site or via our Service. To the extent that you access or use the Service through or on another website or application, then the privacy policy of that other website or application will apply to your access or use of that site or application. We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of other websites before proceeding to use them.

XI . Changes to our Privacy Policy 

The Company reserves the right to change this policy and our Terms of Service at any time.  We will notify you of significant changes to our Privacy Policy by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account or by placing a prominent notice on our site. Significant changes will go into effect 30 days following such notification. Non-material changes or clarifications will take effect immediately. You should periodically check the Site and this privacy page for updates.

 

XII .         Contact us 

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the practices of this Site, please contact us by sending an email to Marc@akskarate.com