The Golf Space (the Site) is an online service (the Service) that allows our members to set up personal profiles that can be linked together through networks of friends. TGS members can view each other’s profiles, communicate with other members on the Service, post photos, blogs and comments. We request and display some personal information to other members and visitors, which allows our users to identify each other and expand their network of friends. TGS members can change their profile information at any time.
Information Collection and Use by The Golf Space
TGS collects user submitted information such as name, email address, and age to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to the TGS service. TGS also collects other profile data including but not limited to: personal interests, gender, age, and education in order to assist users in finding and communicating with each other.
TGS also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the site This data is used to manage the website, track usage and improve the website services. This non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services and advertisements to members. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes.
User Profile information including members' pictures and first names are displayed to people in order to facilitate user interaction in The Golf Space social networking community. You may choose a screen name that is not your real name. Email addresses are used for the purposes of inviting new friends to join TGS, to add users to members' friends' networks, and to send notifications related to the service.
With the exception of inviting friends, adding friends, and notifications, a user's email address is not shared or displayed to people within a user's personal network. Users within a personal network communicate on TGS with each other through the TGS service, without disclosing their email addresses. Users' full names are never directly revealed to other members. To facilitate searching and finding friends and acquaintances on the service, TGS allows users to search for other members under the browse profiles tab. We may also use a user's email address to send system updates, or news regarding the service.
Invitations and Other Communications to Non-members
TGS members can invite friends to join the service by sending invitation emails via our automated invitation system. TGS stores the email addresses that members provides but does not sell these email addresses or use them to send any other communication besides invitations.
Forums, and blogs
Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post public information to the forums or on a blog, that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications.
TGS member accounts are secured by member-created passwords. TGS takes precautions to insure that member account information is kept private. We use reasonable measures to protect member information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to member information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions. We cannot guarantee the security of member account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time. For any additional information about the security measures we use on TGS.
Sharing and Disclosure of Information TGS collects
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us through the "contact" link or via electronic mail: info (at) thegolfspace (dot) com.