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NASPA and its members are tournament Scrabble players. To maintain our rating system, we keep a record of the name under which you wish to play, membership number and playing record. To use any of our paid services, you must provide billing information, which we retain only as long as is necessary. You may provide additional profile information, which we will publish and use for statistical purposes. You may provide contact information, which we will use to contact you, and to allow others to contact you with your permission. Interacting with our website may also involve the implicit recording of information in browser cookies and server logs.
We collect and store personally identifiable information from you when you use the Website, and when you participate in our sanctioned Scrabble activities. Stored information is kept on encrypted devices in the United States and Canada, and is subject to the privacy laws of those countries.
Here is an overview of the life cycle of each kind of information. In order to comply with privacy requirements in some countries, we have tried to strike a balance between clarity and completeness. Please contact us if you would like us to provide more of either.
|Information||Collected how||Used how/why||Shared with whom||Avoid how||Delete how|
|IP Address||Received from your browser||Maintain your security by helping to authenticate you; blacklist known bad sites||With law enforcement as required (never as of May 2018); with Google Analytics to compile statistics||Use an IP anonymizing service||Contact us|
|Cookie (linked to IP address)||Sent by your browser in exchange for a webpage||Identifies your persistent browsing preferences, authenticates access to member-only services||Google Analytics for preparing statistical reports about our visitors||Disable cookies in your browser|
|Name (and NASPA ID to disambiguate)||Provided by you when applying for membership or registering for an event||Identifies you so that we can provide requested services, such as reporting and tracking your tournament records and ratings||Anyone who visits the relevant parts of our website||Use a pseudonym when corresponding with us|
|Competitive record||Provided by your event directors||Lets us maintain your competitive rating and record||Do not compete|
|Profile text||Entered by you into our profile editor||Provides information that you wish to publish about yourself||Do not enter profile text|
|Contact information||Provided by you in your membership application||Lets us contact you in the course of providing services||Other players, directors and vendors to whom you explicitly give permission||Do not apply for membership|
|Purchase transaction number||Created when you make a purchase||Lets us fulfil and otherwise manage your purchases||Staff and service providers who fulfil purchases||Do not make purchases|
|Delivery address||Entered by you into our shopping system||Lets us ship your purchase to the address you specify||Staff and service providers who fulfil purchases|
|Personal communications||Sent by or to you||Lets us respond to your service requests||Staff and service providers involved in communicating and fulfilling service requests||Do not communicate with us|
|Billing information||We do not store billing information on our website|
by other legislation:
The Website is not intended for use by children under 13 years of age, nor do we knowingly collect information from children under 13. If you are under 13 and a NASPA member, you must have your parent or guardian interact with the Website for you, and you must not do so yourself directly.
If you have any questions about the Policy, are uncertain what information is in your personal profile or how to modify or delete it, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.