What We Collect and How We Use It
We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors, during the game registration process or when using our "notify me" or "tell-a-friend" capabilities. The information you provide is used to fulfill your specific request and for collegefootballgeek.com marketing purposes only.
Additionally, if you provide information in the Customer Service section or during the game registration process, you will be added to the FN mailing list. Once on this mailing list, you may receive (by regular mail or email) information about FN products, events, and services that may interest you. Individuals on this mailing list may also receive joint offers from FN that feature products/services from other reputable organizations and companies. Your information is not shared with these other companies. Except for the limited instances noted below, we do not share personally identifiable information collected at this site with third parties. The exceptions are:
b) We may also disclose personal information if we are required to do so by law or if in our good faith judgment, such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, to respond to any claims, or to protect the rights of collegefootballgeek.com, its customers and the public.
c) In the event we manage a game with a designated sponsor partner for a local co-branded site or nationally across all web sites, we may provide your name, email address and mailing address information only to the designated game sponsor.
Demographic Information and Surveys
We may ask for demographic or profile (age, gender, interests, etc.) information in a survey or at registration. This information is used to assist us in tailoring the site and our services to our users. We may share aggregated demographic and survey information, as opposed to individual information, with third parties.
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized FN employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. You may contact us at anytime to review your personal data that we maintain in our database.
Limitation of Liability
Your use of and browsing on this Web site are at your own risk. Neither FN nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this Web site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, this Web site. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on this site is provided to you "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow exclusions of implied warranties, so some of these exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws. FN assumes no liability and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account your use of this Web site.
Third party Internet sites accessible through hyperlinks from this site have their own privacy practices, and FN has no responsibility or liability for these independent practices. Please review their privacy practices for yourself. FN has no intention of collecting personal information from children at this site. We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.
Your Security: How Do We Protect Personal and Credit Card Information
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"collegefootballgeek.com" is an interactive online service (the "Service") on the World Wide Web of the Internet (address: http://www.collegefootballgeek.com) operated by Football Nation, LLC. The Service offers users (as hereinafter defined) access to (i) information, software and other content owned or licensed by collegefootballgeek.com and third-parties ("Content Providers"), and (ii) merchandise and services offered by collegefootballgeek.com and independent merchants ("Merchants"). "User" means any person who establishes an authorized account ("Account") for access to and use of the Service. The right to use the Service is personal to the user and a User's Account is not transferable. Unless authorized by collegefootballgeek.com, a User must be an individual who is at least thirteen (13) years of age and may not be a firm, business entity or institution. A User may permit usage of the Service by other individuals in User's household, but the User remains solely responsible for all charges incurred by such individuals. By registering as a User and using the Service, you accept and agree to comply with the this Agreement, as modified from time to time ("Agreement"), and all rules or policies posted on the Service ("Operating Rules"), for as long as you remain a User. Except as expressly permitted in this Agreement or the Operating Rules, no portion of the Service (including any information, content or software other than software to be used solely in connection with User's Account) may be downloaded, reproduced, redistributed, retransmitted, published, resold or otherwise commercially exploited by any User.
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User Account Responsibility and Fees:
The User is responsible for ensuring that all use of the Service under the User's Account (i.e., use of the Service by any person using the User's ID and password) complies with the provisions of this Agreement and all Operating Rules. The User is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of his or her password. If the User believes that his or her account is no longer secure (e.g., in the event of a loss, theft or unauthorized disclosure or use of User's password), User must promptly change his or her password and notify collegefootballgeek.com as set forth below to avoid liability for any unauthorized charges to User's Account. The User is responsible for paying all fees and charges (plus applicable taxes) associated with the use of the Service under the User's Account, including fees or charges incurred for premium features or options and payment for purchases made through the Service. Unless otherwise stated, (i) payment of all fees and charges must be made by a valid, approved credit, debit or charge card; The User may, upon request (by electronic message or conventional mail), receive supporting information relating to charges to the User's Account. Orders for purchases of merchandise or Services advertised on the Service by collegefootballgeek.com or Merchants are subject to availability and acceptance. collegefootballgeek.com is not responsible for delivery, warranties, guarantees or other matters concerning purchases from Merchants that are not owned or operated by collegefootballgeek.com. Access to and use of premium features or options of the Service is subject to posted terms and conditions (including payment of applicable fees and charges). Unauthorized access to the Service or any premium feature or option is a breach of this Agreement and a violation of law. The User is responsible for protecting the confidentiality of the User's password. The User is responsible for and must provide all telephone and other equipment and services (including Internet access provider fees) required for access to and use of the Service.
The User shall be responsible for, and assumes all liability associated with, any material made available via the Service under the User's Account, including liability for claims of infringement, libel and slander. The User shall not post, transmit through or otherwise make available via the Service (i) any material which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, which is unlawful, defamatory, obscene, abusive, profane, vulgar, sexually explicit, racist, threatening, hateful or otherwise objectionable or which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law, (ii) without the express written consent of the owner thereof, any copyrighted material, or (iii) without the express prior written consent of collegefootballgeek.com, any advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services. Although collegefootballgeek.com does not and cannot review every message posted by User on the Service, collegefootballgeek.com shall be under no obligation to permit any material posted or transmitted by the User to remain on the Service, and may refuse to display or remove from the Service any material which collegefootballgeek.com, in the exercise of its sole discretion, believes violates this Agreement or any Operating Rules. Material (defined as messages, stories, articles, or website addresses) authored by User or a user authorized by User under this Agreement ("User Material") that is posted, transmitted through or otherwise made available on the Service by the User in public posting areas (such as feedback, chat rooms or forums) shall be considered to be in the public domain, and may be copied, published, distributed or otherwise used by collegefootballgeek.com (or another User) for any purpose without the permission of the User. User acknowledges that any User Material posted, transmitted through or otherwise made available on the Service may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted and displayed by collegefootballgeek.com, and User waives all moral rights in such User Material.
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Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability:
THE USER AGREES THAT THE USE OF THE SERVICE, AND ANY SOFTWARE OBTAINED THROUGH OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE ("SOFTWARE"), IS AT THE USER'S SOLE RISK. NEITHER collegefootballgeek.com, ITS CONTENT PROVIDERS NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE OR THAT SOFTWARE WILL BE ERROR-FREE; NOR DO collegefootballgeek.com OR ANY OF THE FOREGOING PERSONS MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR THE RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SERVICE. THE SERVICE AND ANY SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE; AND collegefootballgeek.com HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS, ON ITS OWN BEHALF AND ON BEHALF OF ITS CONTENT PROVIDERS SUCH OTHER PERSONS, ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, OTHER THAN THOSE WHICH ARE IMPLIED BY AND INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSIONS, RESTRICTION OR MODIFICATION UNDER THE LAWS APPLICABLE TO THIS AGREEMENT. THE USER'S SOLE REMEDY FOR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED OR ALLEGEDLY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR OTHER CAUSE, SHALL BE TO TERMINATE THE USER'S ACCOUNT. IN NO EVENT WILL collegefootballgeek.com OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DISTRIBUTING THE SERVICE OR ANY SOFTWARE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR ANY SOFTWARE OR OUT OF THE BREACH OF ANY WARRANTY OR ANY OTHER CAUSE. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO ALL USERS.
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collegefootballgeek.com may give notices to User, at collegefootballgeek.com's option, by posting a message on the Service, by electronic or conventional mail or by any other means by which User obtain actual knowledge thereof. Notices by Users to collegefootballgeek.com must be given by electronic mail. Notices to collegefootballgeek.com by electronic mail must be sent via the FN contact form. Notices by a User to collegefootballgeek.com will not change the terms of this Agreement or any collegefootballgeek.com operating rule, unless an authorized officer of collegefootballgeek.com expressly accepts the change in writing. Content Provider Notices: Certain Content Providers require collegefootballgeek.com to provide to Users specific notices regarding the use of information supplied by them and the limitation of their liability to Users. These notices are included in Appendix A to this Agreement. Special Notice to California Users: A special notice to California Users, containing the information specified by California Civil Code Section 1789.3, is included in Appendix A to this Agreement.
Either collegefootballgeek.com or the User may terminate this Agreement and the User's Account at any time, with or without cause. In the event the User is dissatisfied with the Service for any reason whatsoever, the only right available to the User is to terminate the User's Account by contacting collegefootballgeek.com pursuant to this Agreement. collegefootballgeek.com may suspend or terminate User's Account, without notice, in the event of any breach by the User of this Agreement or any Operating Rules or for other conduct by the User which collegefootballgeek.com, in its sole discretion, considers to be unacceptable. Suspension or termination of a User's Account means that the Service will no longer be accessible to the User. collegefootballgeek.com shall not be responsible for any consequences of such lack of access. Suspension or termination of a User's Account by collegefootballgeek.com also terminates the User's license to use any software provided by collegefootballgeek.com. The provisions of this Agreement will survive the termination of the Agreement or the User's Account, whether by collegefootballgeek.com or the User.
Use of User Information:
collegefootballgeek.com shall have the right to use for any purpose any information provided by the User or regarding the User's access to or use of the Service. The User may, by giving written notice to collegefootballgeek.com, request that collegefootballgeek.com not specifically disclose personally identifiable information to third parties except as permitted by this Agreement. Users may not use anothers Users information for business or commercial purposes.
This Agreement (including Appendix A - Special Notices) and the Operating Rules constitute the entire and only agreement between collegefootballgeek.com and the User with respect to the Service, and supersede all other communications and agreements with respect to the subject matter hereof. collegefootballgeek.com may modify this Agreement from time to time upon notice, as described above. The provisions of this Agreement are for the benefit of collegefootballgeek.com its Content Providers and their respective employees, agents and licensors and, as such, each shall have the right to assert and enforce such provisions directly on its own behalf. This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Minnesota, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. If any provision of this Agreement is determined to be invalid, all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import.
Users who purchase a Subscription prior to November 1 may request a full refund, minus a $3.95 cancellation fee, within thirty (30) days of purchase. No refunds will be offered on Subscriptions purchased after November 1. Refund requests must be made using the contact form provided on collegefootballgeek.com.
Appendix A - Special Notices
Notice to California User:
As required by California Code Section 1789.3, this notice is to advise you of the following: a. The collegefootballgeek.com is a service provided by Football Nation, LLC., 55 Chapel Street, Suite 30, Newton, MA 02458. b. The fees and charges for the Service vary depending on the premium features and games selected by the User. collegefootballgeek.com reserves the right to change the amount of any fee or charge and to institute new fees or charges, effective on thirty days' notice to the Users of the Service. c. If you have a complaint regarding the Service or desire further information on use of the Service, contact collegefootballgeek.com via electronic mail. For complaints, you may also contact the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the Department of Consumer Affairs in writing at 400 "R" Street, Sacramento, California 95814 or by telephone at 1-916-445-1254.
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