Privacy Policy

SidelineSwap Privacy Policy

What The Policy Covers

This privacy policy covers the use of the web site located at and the services provided by SidelineSwap, LLC. ("SidelineSwap"), including how SidelineSwap treats personal information that SidelineSwap collects and receives. Pursuant to SidelineSwap's Terms of Use, you 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

General Information:

  • SidelineSwap will not sell or disclose your name or email address to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this privacy policy.

  • 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 name.

  • 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 information.

  • 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 aggregate.

  • 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.

Service-related Announcements

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 from the email address you signed up with.

Administrative Messages

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

Newsletter Emails

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 the email.


If you no longer wish to receive administrative messages, you may opt-out by emailing 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 circumstances, such as to comply with subpoenas or when your actions violate the SidelineSwap Terms of Use. 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 specified in this Privacy Policy to provide products or services you have requested or when SidelineSwap has 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 of any person, violations of SidelineSwap's Terms of Use, as specified in this Privacy Policy or as otherwise 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 information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

As part of the buying and selling process, you may obtain another SidelineSwap user's email address, shipping address and/or other information. Pursuant to SidelineSwap's Terms of Use, you have a limited license to use 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.

Third Parties

Except as otherwise expressly included in this Privacy Policy, this document addresses only the use and 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 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 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

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If the privacy policy is changed, SidelineSwap will post changes so that you are aware of those changes. 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 or write to: SidelineSwap Customer Service - Privacy Policy; 932 Hempstead Tpke; Franklin Square, NY 11010; telephone: (347) 559-7927.