Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to www.KatieBakken.com and Golfing Fore Him LLC, we are committed to protecting your privacy. So we have developed a Privacy Policy to assist you in understanding how we collect, use, disclose, transfer, and store your information. We encourage you to carefully read our Privacy Policy each time you visit www.KatieBakken.com (the “Website”), as our Privacy Policy may be revised at any time and for any reason. Your use of the Website indicates you accept, agree and are bound by the terms and conditions of our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use documented on the Website. If you disagree with our Privacy Policy or Terms of Use you should not use the Website.

Collection of Personal Information

Personal information is data that can be used to uniquely identify or contact a single person. We may collect personal information about you when you register for an account, sign up for our newsletter, fill out a survey, make a purchase, upload content, post on the Website, participate in our contests or if you otherwise voluntarily tell us about yourself or your activities. We may collect a variety of information, including your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, contact preferences, and credit card information.

We may also collect information specific to a fitness program or golf instruction this may include personal information about your physical condition, past injuries, height, weight, swing tendencies, glove and grip size, shaft flex, handicap index and golf averages.

Use of Personal Information

The personal information we collect allows us to keep you posted on our latest products, services and upcoming events. It also helps us to improve our content, products, services, advertising and customer communications. On occasion we may use your personal information to send important notices, such as communications about purchases and changes to our policies. Because this information is important to your interaction with the Website, you may not opt out of receiving these communications. If you enter into a contest or similar promotion we may use the information you provide to administer those programs. Information we collect about your fitness and golf game will be used to provide you with customized instruction and programs.

Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information

Non-personal information is data in a form that does not permit direct association with any specific individual. We may collect, use, transfer, and disclose non-personal information for any purpose. The following are some examples of non-personal information that we may collect and how we may use it: occupation, language, and location so that we can better understand our customers and improve our products, services, and advertising. We also may collect information regarding customer activities on the Website, including the referring Uniform Resource Locator (“URL”), your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, which browser you used to come to the Website, the country, state or province, the pages of the Website that you viewed during your visit and any search terms you entered on the Website, for the purposes of system administration, to gather broad demographic information, and to monitor the level of Website activity. We may track customers’ traffic patterns throughout their online sessions, including which pages or specific URLs a customer views while using the Website. We use this information to diagnose problems and to administer the Website. This information is aggregated and used to help us provide more useful information to our customers and to understand which parts of the Website, products, and services are of most interest. Aggregated data is considered non-personal information for the purposes of this Privacy Policy. If we do combine non-personal information with personal information the combined information will be treated as personal information for as long as it remains combined.

We also may disclose your information in special cases. For example, when we believe that we must disclose information to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Terms and Conditions of Use, or may be causing injury to or interference with our rights or property, other website users or customers, or anyone else that may be harmed by such activities. We may disclose or access account information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it and for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain, service and improve our products and services.

We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including packaging, delivering or mailing, answering customer questions about products or services, sending postal mail, providing investor information and processing data. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are contractually prohibited from using that information for any other reason.

As we continue to develop our business, we may buy or sell businesses or assets. In such transactions, confidential customer information generally is one of the transferred business assets. In the event of a transaction involving the sale of some or all of our businesses, customer and Website visitor information may be one of the transferred assets and may be disclosed in connection with negotiations relating to a proposed transaction. In such case, the transferred information may become subject to a different privacy policy.

Cookies and Other Technologies

The Website, online services, interactive applications, email messages, and advertisements may use “cookies” and other technologies help us better understand user behavior, tell us which parts of the Website people have visited, and determine the effectiveness of our advertisements and web searches. We treat information collected by cookies and other technologies as non-personal information. However, to the extent that IP addresses or similar identifiers are considered personal information by local law, we also treat these identifiers as personal information. Just as, to the extent that non-personal information is combined with personal information, we treat the combined information as personal information for the purposes of this Privacy Policy. We also use cookies, mobile technologies and other technologies to remember personal information when you use the Website, online services, and applications. Our goal in these cases is to make your experience on the Website convenient and personal, to help us provide a customized and more useful experience and make our advertising and email communications more relevant to your interests and provide you with better customer service. If you want to disable cookies check with your browser provider to find out how to disable cookies. Please note that certain features of the Website may not be available once cookies are disabled. In some of our email messages, we use a “click-through URL” linked to content on the Website. We may track click-through data to help us determine interest in certain topics and measure the effectiveness of our customer communications. If you prefer not to be tracked in this way, you should not click text or graphic links in the email messages. We use this information to understand and analyze trends, to administer the Website, to learn about user behavior on the Website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may use this information in our marketing and advertising services.

Security

We take precautions to offer you a secure shopping environment and protect your personal information against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Our online services such as our Online Golf Lesson and Pro Shop use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption on all web pages where personal information is collected. To make purchases from these services, you must use an SSL enabled browser. Doing so protects the confidentiality of your personal information while it’s transmitted over the Internet. When you use some of our products, services or post on the Website, the personal information you share is visible to other users and can be read, collected, or used by them. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these instances. Please take care when using these features and familiarize yourself with our Terms of Use.

Correcting, Updating or Deleting Personal Information

You can help ensure that your contact information and preferences are accurate, complete, and up to date by logging in to your account on the Website’s home page. For other personal information, we make good faith efforts to provide you with access so you can request that we correct the data if it is inaccurate or delete the data if we are not required to retain it by law or for legitimate business purposes. Upon request and reasonable notice, we will grant reasonable access to personal information and will take reasonable steps to permit correction, amendment, or deletion of information demonstrated to be inaccurate or incomplete. We may decline to process requests that are unreasonable or for which access is not otherwise required by local law. Access, correction, or deletion requests can be made on our Contact page. If you request that we delete your personally identifiable information or deactivate your account we may retain aggregate information developed from your personal information.

You have the opportunity to opt-out of receiving email, mobile alerts or direct mail used for marketing communications from us at the time you receive any electronic messages from us (alternatively, we give you the ability to opt-in before receiving such marketing messages). In any case, if you no longer wish to receive our promotional communications you may opt-out of receiving these communications.

To opt-out of receiving Commercial Marketing Emails: click on the “Unsubscribe” link that appears at the bottom of any email sent by us and follow the simple instructions. Please allow up to 14 business days to process your request to unsubscribe.

To opt-out of receiving Mobile Alerts: reply “STOP” from your mobile device and you will be unsubscribed from all alerts sent from that number.

To opt-out of receiving Direct Mail: email us via our Contact page on the Website include your full name, physical mailing address and type “Direct Mail Opt-Out” in the subject line. Please allow up to 14 business days to process your request to unsubscribe.

Third-Party Websites and Services

The Website, products, and services may contain links to third-party web sites, products, and services. We encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those third-parties. Please be aware when you leave the Website we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other web sites and such third-parties, specifically with in our Tee Times and Golf Getaways sections. We encourage you to read the privacy statements and policies of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. Our Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by the Website, www.KatieBakken.com.

Children

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a child under the age of 13 we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.

Terms and Conditions

Please read our Terms of Use documented on the Website establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of the Website. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page.

Proprietary Rights

All materials on the Website (as well as the organization and layout of the Website) are owned and copyrighted by Golfing Fore Him LLC, Copyright © 2017 Golfing Fore Him LLC. All rights reserved. No reproduction, distribution, or transmission of the copyrighted materials on the Website is permitted without the written permission of Golfing Fore Him LLC. All other trademarks on the Website, if any, are the property of their respective owners.

International Users

Information you provide may be transferred or accessed by entities around the world as described in this Privacy Policy. We abide by the “safe harbor” frameworks set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information collected by organizations in the European Economic Area and Switzerland. Learn more about the U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Program.

Contact Information

If you have questions or concerns regarding the privacy, terms and conditions or other policies pertaining to the Website, www.KatieBakken.com, please click here to contact us.

Effective Date of this Policy: April 1, 2013