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Privacy Policy


Effective August, 2009

Thank you for visiting HouseofSpeed.com (the “Website”). This Website is owned and operated by House of Speed, LLC (“House of Speed”). Your access to and use of this Website is subject to the following Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) and all applicable laws.
BY SUBMITTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO US THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AS DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY. If you do not consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as set forth in this Privacy Policy you may not use the Website.

*Our Commitment To Privacy *
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this Privacy Policy explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this Privacy Policy easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

Privacy Policy Updates
The date listed at the top of this privacy page indicates the last change or update to our Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy, at any time and without prior notice, by posting the revised version of this Privacy Policy on the Site. Your use of the Site following any such change constitutes your agreement that all personal information collected from or about you through the Site after the revised Privacy Policy is posted will be subject to the terms of the revised Privacy Policy.

The Information We Collect:
This Privacy Policy applies to all information collected or submitted on the Website. On some pages, you can order products, make requests, and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these and other pages varies depending on the purpose for which it is collected. When you use this Website, we may collect information about you in the following ways:
Information You Voluntarily Provide. We collect the personal information you voluntarily provide when you use this Website. You may choose to provide certain personal information in order to access or use certain features or services of the Website, such as making a purchase, requesting information, filling out a franchise application, requesting information from us, or using our My Speed program (see below for more information on My Speed). Such information may include your name, phone number, e-mail, mailing address, credit card number, or other information depending on the purpose for which you provided the information (for example, the information we would request in an application to become a franchisee would be different than the information requested to make a purchase). If you register online for one of our Speed Camps we will also collect the age and sports played of the individual who will be attending the camp. You can always choose not to provide information, but you may not be able to use a particular service or feature on the Website.

My Speed. If you are registered to use our My Speed program on our Website, the data you enter into My Speed can only be viewed if you log in with the My Speed user name and password that have been assigned to you. Please keep your user name and password confidential so that nobody other than yourself will be able to view this information. If an athlete or the athlete’s parent is concerned about maintaining the privacy of information entered in the My Speed program, it is possible to hide the athlete’s name within the My Speed program. (To modify the athlete’s name and other privacy settings applicable to My Speed please contact an owner at your local franchise or may request this change by e-mailing our corporate office at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)).

Information Sent to Us by Your Web Browser. We may collect information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser. This information typically includes your computer’s IP address, the address of the web page you were visiting when you accessed our Website, the name of the operating system installed on your computer, the name and version of the browser you are using, the URL of the page from which you linked to our Website, and the date and time of your visit. The information we receive depends on the settings on your web browser. Please check with the developer of your browser if you want to learn what information the browser sends or how to change your settings. The information provided by your browser does not identify you personally. We use this non-personal information primarily to create statistics that help us improve our Website and make it more compatible with the technology used by our visitors. In addition, if we suspect criminal activity, we might share our server logs — which contain visitors’ IP addresses — with the appropriate investigative authorities who could use that information to trace and identify individuals.

Information Collected Using Cookies. We use “cookies,” and similar technologies to collect information and support the functionality of this Website. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer’s hard disk by a web server. Cookies cannot be used to install computer programs or deliver viruses to your computer. We may use cookies to collect or store information including without limitation:
• Maintaining customer order and shopping cart information;
• Storing information you enter when you use our My Speed program;
• Learning about the ways visitors use our Website and how many visitors the Website is receiving.

We may link the information collected by our cookies to information that identifies you personally and store it with other information we have collected from or about you. You have the ability to set your browser to reject cookies, however, if you set your browser to reject cookies, you may not be able to use certain features and functionality of this Website.

Information About Others. On some pages, you can submit information about other people. For example, if you order a gift online and want it sent directly to the recipient, you will need to submit the recipient’s name, address. And telephone number.

The Way We Use Information:
We use the information you provide as follows:
• We use the information you provide about yourself or someone else when placing an order to complete that order, ship the product and to confirm delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
• We offer gift-cards by which you can personalize a product you order for another person. Information you provide to us to create a gift-card is only used for that purpose, and it is only disclosed to the person receiving the gift.
• We use email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
• You can register with our website if you would like to receive a free speed pass as well as updates on our new products and services. Information you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the online speed pass or speed camp form.
• If you complete the information in our questionnaire for potential franchisees, we will use that information solely for the purpose of evaluating whether you would be an appropriate candidate to own and operate one of our franchises.
• We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals.

In addition, we may share information in the following circumstances:

Our Affiliates and Franchisees. Most of our locations are owned and operated by our franchisees. We may share your personal information with the owner and/or operator of your local House of Speed location, but only for purposes that are consistent with the purposes for which you provided the information. For example, if you sign up for a camp online, we will transmit your order information to the location where you will attend camp. If you have comments or questions regarding one of our locations, we may forward your comments or questions to the franchisee who operates that location. We will not share your personal information with our affiliates and franchisees for their direct marketing purposes without giving you the opportunity to “opt-out.”

Service Providers. We may share personal information collected through our Website with companies and organizations that perform services on our behalf, for example, companies that provide support services to us (such as data storage and web hosting services) or that help us market our products and services (such as third-party e-mail marketing companies). When we share personal information with our third-party service providers, these service providers are required by contract to use the personal information we share with them only to perform services on our behalf and to protect the confidentiality of your personal information.

Protection of Our Website and Others. We may disclose the personal information we collect through our Website when we, in good faith, believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law (or a court order or subpoena); to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; to enforce the terms of use or other agreements that govern your use of our Website; to protect the rights, property or safety of House of Speed, our users or others; or to protect your vital interests.

Business Transfers. Information submitted to our Website is an asset of House of Speed and/or its affiliates and will become part of our normal business records. Your personal information may be transferred to another company (either an affiliate or an unrelated third party) that has acquired the stock or assets of House of Speed, one of our affiliates, or one of our operating divisions, for example, as the result of a sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or liquidation. If such a transfer occurs, the acquiring company’s use of your personal information will still be subject to this Online Privacy Policy, and the privacy preferences you have expressed to us.

Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13. If you believe we have collected personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13, please notify us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

How You Can Access, Correct or Delete Your Information
You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online in various ways. If you have access to our My Speed program, you can log in to My Speed and manage your account information through that program. Please contact the franchise owner in your area if you need to modify your information. Alternately, you can send an email to us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and inform us how your information should be modified, or whether you would like us to delete your information from our database. However, modifying or deleting your information in our database will not automatically impact any information you have provided to any House of Speed franchise, and you will need to contact that franchise separately to instruct them whether to modify or delete your information.
To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

Unsubscribing From Email Lists
You can remove your email address from our email list at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in every House of Speed email or contacting us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) However, if you unsubscribe from our email list, you will not automatically become unsubscribed from the email lists of any House of Speed franchise you have joined or to which your email address has been provided. We do not control how individual House of Speed locations may use your email address. We will attempt to notify any applicable House of Speed location that it should remove you from its email list. However, if that location does not remove you from its email list, you should contact that location directly. Please let us know if you need the contact information for any particular House of Speed location, and we will be happy to provide it to you.

How To Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us 1-877-82-SPEED or send us an email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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