TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Information Automatically Collected; Cookies; Web Beacons
- Our Security Practices
- How You Can Review Your Personal Information
- Special Rules for Children
- Parental Consent
- Contact Us; Privacy Administrator
- Notification of Changes
You can visit and enjoy our Website without disclosing any personal information about yourself. However, we offer some special services, and for these services to work properly we will need you to share with us certain personal information about yourself. The personal information we collect may include, but is not limited to, full name, street address, e-mail address, telephone number(s) (e.g., home, work, mobile and/or fax), and birthdate. We may also collect other personal information that will be identified on applicable page(s) of the Website. If you submit any personal information to us, or to our third party service providers acting on our behalf, you can be assured that we will not sell, lease, or share your personal information with or to anyone else, except as follows: (1) to our third party service providers, and only so that they may help us provide services you've requested and in certain circumstances to provide you with ticket related offers; (2) to one or more Major League Baseball Clubs, to the extent that you've submitted information that relates specifically to such Club(s) (e.g., you've asked to receive the newsletter of one or more Clubs via email or you've purchased Club-specific merchandise from one of our stores), so that they may learn more about fans like you, and provide better services to you; (3) upon notice posted on an applicable location of our Website where we collect your personal information for an economic transaction and notify you that we will be sharing such information with a third party (e.g., ESPN.com), where such third party is clearly identified; and (4) on occasion, we may offer a special promotion (such as a sweepstakes, contest, fantasy baseball, or a free subscription to goods and services) on the Website in conjunction with a third party service provider, sponsor, or promotional partner, and share your information with that service provider, sponsor, or promotional partner so that it can send you other special promotions it offers, but only if you give us permission to do so.
Special Offers and Promotions. With your permission, we may also send you e-mails with special offers and promotions. If you don't want to receive these, you may change your preferences by accessing the "Newsletter Preferences" section within your Website account
Information Automatically Collected; Cookies; Web Beacons
We use automatic methods such as cookies (small amounts of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a Website's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive), single-pixel GIF images ("web beacons") or similar technologies, alone or in combination with personally identifiable information you choose to provide us, to make our Website work better, to understand Website usage and trends, to deliver a more personalized experience and to improve our content and offerings. Examples of the information we collect and analyze using such methods include, without limitation, the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; e-mail address; login name and password; operating system type and version, and computer platform; purchase history, which we may aggregate with similar information from other customers; the full Uniform Resource Locator (URL) clickstream to, on, and from our Website, including date and time; cookie information; and products you viewed or searched for. We may also use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.
We do not install any spyware or adware in connection with our Website, or distribute any commercial message, or authorize any third party to distribute any commercial message, by means of spyware or adware. "Spyware" or "adware" is any software which has been downloaded to and/or installed on an Internet user's computer, without the user's actual consent, and facilitates the distribution of any commercial message to the user. If you feel you may have spyware from another company installed on your machine, there are various anti-spyware/adware software applications available on the Internet to identify if this has occurred.
We may use one (1) or more third-party advertising company(ies) ("Third Party Advertiser(s)") to serve ads when you visit certain pages of our Website. Third Party Advertiser(s) may use aggregated information (not including your name, street address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to our Website in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you would like more information about the information collection practices and/or to "opt-out" of receiving targeted advertisements click here and you will be directed to the Network Advertising Initiative website where you can learn more about the "opt-out" procedures of Third Party Advertiser(s) we may use.
Aggregated Demographic Information. We may share aggregated demographic information with third parties, but this information is not linked to any personal information that can identify you or another individual person. Therefore, no personal information is disclosed in this manner.
Business Transfers. As time passes, MLB Advanced Media, L.P., Ripken Baseball, Inc. and/or Ripken Digital Media LLC may be sold along with each of their assets, or other transactions may occur in which customer information is one of the business assets transferred. In such a case, the customer information which we have gathered may be one of the business assets we transfer.
Our Security Practices
Your Website account preferences are password protected for your privacy and security. In certain areas, we use industry-standard SSL encryption to protect data transmissions.
How You Can Review Your Personal Information
If you want to review or revise the personal information you provided during registration on the Website, and whether you want to receive communications from us, you can either (1) click here to log in, and then click on the applicable menu option on the left side of the page, or (2) e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. If you want to close your account with us and have us delete the personal information in it (except for information that we keep for record-keeping purposes), e-mail email@example.com.
Special Rules For Children
Information Collected.Depending on the special service requested, personal information collected may include a full name, email address, street address, or age of a child. We will not condition a child's participation in any activity on the Website on the child's disclosing more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in that activity.
If a parent has consented to our collection of personal information about his/her child, the parent can review his/her child's personal information by accessing the child's account. A parent can instruct us to delete the child's personal information or to stop collecting or using the child's personal information by contacting the Privacy Administrator.
Information Use. We may use the personal information to provide the child with the special services for which he or she has registered, as well as for fulfilling a requested transaction, record keeping, or marketing back to the child. Please note that when anyone, including a child, uses a message board or chat room on our Website, the communications are publicly available to the other participants.
Contact Us; Privacy Administrator
MLB Advanced Media, L.P.
75 Ninth Avenue
New York, New York 10011
Phone: (212) 485-3788
Fax: (212) 485-8111
Or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notification of Changes