AnglingMasters.com is an online service that allows our members to set up unique personal profiles that can be linked together through networks of friends and enter the fish they catch into our ranking system. Angling Masters International members can view each others' profiles, communicate with old friends and meet new friends on the service, share photos, enter contests, and describe their interests. To enrich our members' experience, 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. Angling Masters International members can change their profile information at any time and can control how other members and the service communicate with them.
Information Collection and Use by AnglingMasters.com
AnglingMasters.com collects user-submitted information such as name, email address, and age to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to the AnglingMasters.com service. AnglingMasters.com also collects other profile data including but not limited to: personal interests, gender, age, and state or province in order to assist users in finding and communicating with each other.
AnglingMasters.com 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 screen names are displayed to people in order to facilitate user interaction in the AnglingMasters.com social networking community. Email addresses are used for the purposes of inviting new friends to join Angling Masters International and to send notifications related to the service. 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 AnglingMasters.com with each other through the AnglingMasters.com 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, AnglingMasters.com allows users to search for other members using first and last name, email address, and state or province.
We may also use a user's email address to send updates, a newsletter, or news regarding the service. Users may choose not to receive email of this type by changing their profile settings under �Preferences.�
From time to time, AnglingMasters.com or a partner may sponsor a promotion, sweepstake, or contest on AnglingMasters.com. Users may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address, or home address, or to answer questions in order to participate. We may transfer personal information to certain ad partners that you have explicitly requested to receive information from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply.
Invitations and Other Communications to Non-Members
Angling Masters International members can invite friends to join the service by sending invitation emails via our automated invitation system.
AnglingMasters.com stores the email addresses that members provide so that the respondents may be added to the friend's list of the member sending the invitations. AnglingMasters.com does not sell these email addresses or use them to send any other communication besides invitations. Recipients of invitations from AnglingMasters.com may contact AnglingMasters.com to request the removal of their information from our database.
Correcting/Updating or Removing Information
AnglingMasters.com users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account and accessing features in the �My Profile� section.
Members who no longer wish to receive updates, newsletters, or notifications may choose not to by changing their profile settings under �Preferences.� All notification emails and AnglingMasters.com newsletters also include the above instructions for opting-out of those communications in the future.
Third Party Advertising
AnglingMasters.com member accounts are secured by member-created login names and passwords. AnglingMasters.com takes precautions to ensure 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. Please note that 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 AnglingMasters.com, please contact us at privacy@AnglingMasters.com.
Sharing and Disclosure of Information AnglingMasters.com Collects
Contacting the Website
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact us at: privacy@AnglingMasters.com.