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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.

AnglingMasters.com cares deeply about online privacy. If you have any questions concerning this privacy policy, please email us at privacy@AnglingMasters.com.

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.

Links

AnglingMasters.com contains links to sites. AnglingMasters.com is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site, a user should read the privacy policy stated on that site. Our privacy policy only governs information collected on AnglingMasters.com.

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.

Email Choice/Opt-Out

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

Ads appearing on this website may be delivered to users by AnglingMasters.com or one of our web advertising partners. Our web advertising partners may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. In this way, ad servers may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by AnglingMasters.com and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Security

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

Except as otherwise described in this privacy statement, Angling Masters International will not disclose personal information to any third party unless we believe that disclosure is necessary: (1) to conform to legal requirements or to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process received by AnglingMasters.com, whether or not a response is required by applicable law; (2) to enforce the AnglingMasters.com Terms of Use Agreement or to protect our rights; or (3) to protect the safety of members of the public and users of the service. Angling Masters International reserves the right to transfer personal information to a successor in interest that acquires rights to that information as a result of the sale of Angling Masters International or substantially all of its assets to that successor in interest. For more information see the "Changes in Our Privacy Policy" section below.

Changes in Our Privacy Policy

From time to time, we may make changes to our privacy policy. If we make changes, we will post them on our site to make users aware of what the changes are so users will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and when we may disclose it. A User is bound by any minor changes to the policy when she or he uses the site after those changes have been posted. If, however, we are going to use users' personally identifiable information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify by posting a notice on our website for 30 days.

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.

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