What The Policy Covers
use of the web site located
and the services provided by SidelineSwap, Inc. ("SidelineSwap"), including how SidelineSwap treats
must be 18 years and older to use this site or have permission from a legal guardian. Therefore, this policy
makes no provision for individuals under 18 years old. This policy does not apply to the practices of third
parties that SidelineSwap does not own or control, or individuals that SidelineSwap does not employ or manage.
Date of last revision: June 1, 2011
Information Collection and How it is Used
SidelineSwap will not sell or disclose your name or email address to third parties without your
Your username, SidelineSwap ID or alias is displayed throughout SidelineSwap (and so available to the
public) and is connected to all of your SidelineSwap activity. Other people can see your items for sale,
locker, feedback, ratings and associated comments. You have the option to publicly display your full
SidelineSwap collects personal information when you register to use SidelineSwap services or to post
content on SidelineSwap. At registration you are asked for your email address and certain other optional
If you would like to obtain a Seller account, SidelineSwap will ask for your billing address and phone
number. You will also need to create a Paypal account.
SidelineSwap automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser,
including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request. This data is only used in the
SidelineSwap uses information for the following general purposes: products and services provisioning,
billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, research, and anonymous
reporting. IP addresses are automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. Your
IP address is stored in SidelineSwap's user registration databases when you register with SidelineSwap.
IP addresses may be used for various research purposes.
SidelineSwap will send you a welcome/confirmation email when you sign up for SidelineSwap's services. Receipt
of this email is required for using SidelineSwap's services.
SidelineSwap will send you service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so.
You may not opt-out of service-related communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish
to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org from the
email address you signed up with.
SidelineSwap may periodically email you with administrative messages. SidelineSwap will not sell or rent your
personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. Your
information may be combined with information SidelineSwap collects from other companies and used to improve
and personalize services, content and advertising. If you don't wish to receive administrative messages or
participate in these programs, simply opt-out by emailing email@example.com.
SidelineSwap offers subscriptions to SidelineSwap email newsletters. To opt-in, SidelineSwap will ask for your
email address and the newsletter(s) you wish to receive. This email address will only be used for this
feature. You may change your subscription or unsubscribe at anytime by following the instructions contained in
If you no longer wish to receive administrative messages, you may opt-out by emailing
firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that if you do not wish to receive administrative messages from us,
those notices will still govern your use of the SidelineSwap website and service, and you are responsible for
reviewing such notices for changes.
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your
browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. You can configure your browser
to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you reject all cookies, you
will not be able to use SidelineSwap products or services that require you to "sign in," and you may
not be able to take full advantage of the SidelineSwap service. SidelineSwap uses its own cookies for a number
of purposes, including to: Access your information when you "sign in"; keep track of preferences you
specify while you are using SidelineSwap's services; display the most appropriate advertising banners, based
on your interests and activity on SidelineSwap; estimate and report SidelineSwap's total audience size and
traffic; conduct research to improve SidelineSwap's content and services. SidelineSwap cookies do not collect
personal information, and SidelineSwap does not combine information collected through cookies with other
personal information to tell us who you are or what your username or email address is.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
When you post a message or comment, your SidelineSwap ID or alias is visible to other users. If you post
personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other
parties in return. SidelineSwap may be required to disclose personally identifiable information under special
SidelineSwap may disclose personally identifiable information to parties in compliance with SidelineSwap's
Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy, as SidelineSwap in SidelineSwap's sole discretion believes
necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement,
piracy, or other unlawful activity. In such events, SidelineSwap may disclose name, street address, city,
state, zip code, country, phone number, email address and company name. SidelineSwap may share aggregated
demographic information with business partners.
SidelineSwap employs other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and needs to share your
information with them to provide products and services to you. Examples include but are not limited to
fulfilling orders, handling billing disputes and collections, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance
and providing customer service.
SidelineSwap will not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with nonaffiliated parties except as
your permission. It may be necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action
regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety
required by law. In some cases, SidelineSwap may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions,
customer information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. SidelineSwap will transfer
information about you if SidelineSwap is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event,
SidelineSwap will notify you by email or by putting a prominent notice on the SidelineSwap web site before
As part of the buying and selling process, you may obtain another SidelineSwap user's email address, shipping
this information. This information should only be used for SidelineSwap-related communications or for
SidelineSwap-facilitated transactions. SidelineSwap has not granted you a license to use the information for
unsolicited commercial messages. Without limiting the foregoing, without express consent from the user, you
are not licensed to add any SidelineSwap user to your email or physical mail list.
Without limiting the above, in an effort to respect your privacy and SidelineSwap's ability to keep the
community free from bad actors, SidelineSwap will not otherwise disclose your personal information to law
enforcement, other government officials, or other third parties without a subpoena, court order, legal
process, or substantially similar legal procedure, except when SidelineSwap believes in good faith that the
disclosure of information is necessary to protect SidelineSwap's rights, prevent imminent physical harm or
financial loss, or to report suspected illegal activity.
disclosure of information SidelineSwap collects from you. If you disclose your information to others, whether
they are buyers or sellers on SidelineSwap or throughout the internet, different rules may apply to their use
or disclosure of the information you disclose to them. SidelineSwap does not control the privacy policies of
third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable.
SidelineSwap is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites on the Internet, even
those linked to or from the SidelineSwap's site. SidelineSwap encourages you to ask questions before you
disclose your personal information to others.
Editing and Deleting Account Information
You can change your SidelineSwap Account Information (except your username), at any time. SidelineSwap may
send you certain communications relating to SidelineSwap's service, such as service-related announcements and
administrative messages that are considered part of your SidelineSwap account. You can delete your
SidelineSwap account by emailing email@example.com. Please note that your identification, billing and
contact information may remain in SidelineSwap's records for some period.
SidelineSwap limits access to personal information about you to employees who SidelineSwap believes reasonably
need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their
jobs. Your SidelineSwap Account Information is password-protected.
If your personally identifiable information changes you may correct or update it by making the change to your
SidelineSwap Profile on the My Locker page. You may delete or deactivate your account by emailing Customer
Support at firstname.lastname@example.org or by postal mail at the contact information listed below. SidelineSwap
will respond to your request within 10-20 business days.
The security of your personal information is important to us. Your SidelineSwap account information is
protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to work to protect against unauthorized access
to your password and to your computer by signing off once you have finished using a shared computer.
SidelineSwap follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to
us, both during transmission and once SidelineSwap receives it. No method of transmission over the Internet,
or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while SidelineSwap strives to use commercially
acceptable means to protect your personal information, SidelineSwap cannot guarantee its absolute security. If
you have any questions about security on SidelineSwap's Web site, you can email SidelineSwap at
SidelineSwap reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently.
If SidelineSwap makes material changes to this policy you will be notified here, by email, or other places
SidelineSwap deems appropriate.
If you have questions or suggestions you can contact SidelineSwap's Support Team by emailing
telephone: (347) 559-7927.