This Privacy Policy ("Policy") sets forth the policies and procedures of the International Professional Basketball Association ("IPBA") with respect to the collection, maintenance and handling of information relating to your interaction with IPBA's website (the "Site") located at the domain (the "Site"). You are responsible for reviewing the Policy carefully before providing any personal information to or through the Site. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the Site, or if you wish to unsubscribe from the Site services for which you have previously registered, please contact us at [].

1. Definition and Use of Personally Identifiable Information and Aggregated Information
Personally Identifiable Information ("Personal Information") is any information that can be used to identify a specific individual, such as your name, email address, home address, phone number and credit card information. This Site collects Personal Information when you interact with the Site for example when you subscribe for newsletters; register for membership services; participate in chat rooms, blogs or other user forums; respond to polls or surveys; purchase merchandise via the Site; register for contests and other promotional opportunities; or seek help from our customer service departments. We also may collect information when you purchase products or services offline, or register for wireless services via your mobile phone or other wireless devices ("Additional Services"). We may also obtain Personal Information from reputable third parties, such as credit agencies.

Aggregated Information is information that does not identify you specifically including information collected automatically through the operation of the Site ("Aggregated Information"). We may collect site usage information (such as which Site pages you visit and in what sequence) through the use of various technologies. For example, we collect IP addresses from individuals who visit the Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're surfing the Web. Web servers, the computers that "serve up" Web pages, automatically identifies your computer by its IP address, and when you request a page from a website, its servers log your IP address. We do not link IP addresses to any Personal Information, so although your session will be logged, you will remain anonymous to us and the Site. We may also collect password information from you when you log in, as well as computer and connection information such as browser type or version. During some visits, we may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, time spent on certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.
2. Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies
Like many sites, we use "cookies" or other similar technologies to collect Aggregated Information. A cookie is a small data file that writes to your hard drive for record keeping purposes when you visit the Site. Cookies allow the Site to measure traffic activity on the Site and to improve your user experience, for example by remembering your passwords and viewing preferences, allowing you to visit "member only" portions of the Site without re-registering, and tracking the progress and number of entries in activities that require registration or entry, such as sweepstakes. Similarly, if you have asked us to send you information about upcoming products and promotions, using cookies we collect information about which Site pages you have visited and in what order ("Clickstream Data") that may allow us to narrow or limit the materials provided to you based on your prior online activities or preferences. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent, but it is possible that some parts of the Site will not function properly if you do so. In addition, we may use a service that collects data remotely by using so-called "pixel tags," "web beacons," "clear GIFs" or similar means (collectively, "Pixel Tags") embedded in the Site's content. A Pixel Tag is an electronic image, often a single pixel (1x1), that is ordinarily not visible to Site visitors and may be associated with cookies on the visitors' hard drives. This information is Aggregated Information.

3. Our Use of Your Information
We will use your Personal Information for the purposes for which it was provided. For example, if you provide Personal Information to register for a newsletter or a text messaging service, to enter a contest, or to purchase goods or services, we will use it to register you for or provide you with those goods or services. We may also use your Personal Informaiton to provide you with information about features, services and other offerings that may be of interest to you. We also may send information or offers to selected groups of Site users on behalf of other businesses. When we do this, we do not give those businesses your name or address. Under certain circumstances (for example if you win a contest) we may post your Personal Information on the Site. We will notify you of this possibility when you provide the Personal Information and if possible, when the Personal Information is posted.

We may also use Personal Information in aggregate form for purposes of research or analysis. In order to better understand and serve the users of the Site and Additional Services, IPBA may conduct research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on Personal Information we gather. Although this aggregated data may be based in part on Personal Information, it does not identify you personally. IPBA may share this type of Aggregated Information with a variety of third parties, including its affiliates, agents, and current and prospective business partners. We may use Cookies and similar tools to relate your use of the Site and Aggregated Information to Personal Information obtained from you. If any Aggregated Information is linked with Personal Information, the linked Aggregated Information will then be treated as Personal Information.
We collect Information from the Site for site administration, advertising and promotional purposes, and we may share such information with various affiliated and unaffiliated entities for such purposes. For example, we may use IP addresses for the purposes of system administration and to provide Aggregated Information to advertisers about the volume of use on the Site, and we may share Clickstream Data and demographic Aggregated Information with our advertisers and business partners. We may also enter into agreements with outside companies that possess technology that allows the Site to customize the advertising and marketing messages you receive on the Site. We may share this data (including Clickstream Data about your activities on our Site) with these companies for this purpose.

4. Disclosure of Personal Information to Affiliates
We reserve the right to share Personal Information with our affiliates and partners. If you do not want us to share your Personal Information with our affiliated companies and partners for their marketing purposes, you may opt-out of such sharing by contacting us at [].

5. Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
IPBA sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions on our behalf such as hosting specific portions of the Site, maintaining databases, administering contests, providing wireless services, mailing information, fulfilling orders and processing payments. When we employ a third party to perform these functions, that third party will only be provided with the particular Personal Information it needs to perform its function, and is required to protect the Personal Information. With your consent, we may also share Personal Information with pre-screened third parties for their marketing or promotional purposes. We will provide you with an opportunity to elect or decline these services or opportunities. In the event you have elected to "unsubscribe" from any of our services, we will share your Personal Information with third parties with whom we jointly offer such services solely to the extent necessary to ensure that your request not to receive such communications is honored. In addition, for third-party sponsored sweepstakes, contests or promotions, we may request Personal Information from you that may be shared with the sponsor upon request. In addition, we may disclose Personal Information without providing you with a choice under the following limited circumstances to: (1) protect the legal rights, privacy or safety of IPBA or its subsidiaries, affiliates or its or their employees, agents and contractors; (2) protect the safety and security of visitors to our web sites or other properties; (3) protect against fraud or other illegal activity or for risk management purposes; (4) respond to inquiries or requests from public authorities; (5) permit us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain; (6) enforce our Terms of Service; or (7) comply with the law or legal process.

6. Merger or Business Transfer
If IPBA sells all or part of this Site or makes a sale or transfer of assets or is otherwise involved in a merger or business transfer, we may, in our sole discretion, transfer, sell or assign your Personal Information to a third party as part of or in connection with that transaction. Upon such transfer, the Privacy Policy of the acquiring entity may govern the further use of your Personal Information.
7. Children Under the Age of 13
IPBA does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register on or through the Site or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any Personal Information to or on the Site. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.

8. Message Boards, Chat Rooms, Blogs and Other User Forums
Any information that you post message boards, chat rooms, blogs and other user forums is public information when you post it. Please see our Terms of Service for the standards of behavior that must be followed when using these portions of the Site or Additional Services.

9. Third-Party Advertising and Links to Other Sites
This Site may include third-party advertising. These third parties' websites and advertisers, or the Internet advertising companies that work on their behalf, may use technology to send (or "serve") the advertisements that appear on our Site directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. They may also use cookies, Javascript, Pixel Tags and other technologies to deliver advertisements, collect information about the effectiveness of their advertisements, and to collect anonymous information about your visits to the Site, such as the number of times you have viewed an ad (but not your name, address, or other Personal Information). For more information about these specialized cookies and other technologies, and how to "opt out" of information collection by these companies, we suggest you visit or Please note that this Site contains links to other sites that will not follow the same Privacy Policy as our Site. For example, clicking on an advertisement or on links or other elements on the Site may take you to an entirely different site. Links to other sites may use our Site logo or style as a result of a co-branding agreement. These sites may send their own cookies to you and may collect data and make use of that data in ways that this Site would not. Once you've left this Site, this Privacy Policy will no longer apply to Personal Information or any other data collected from or provided by you. You should check the applicable privacy policy to determine how that site will handle such Personal Information.

10. Changing or Deleting Personal Information
You can use the Site without providing any Personal Information, but if you decline to provide Personal Information, you may not be able to use certain services or features. If you have previously provided Personal Information to the Site and have subscribed to one or more email newsletters or are receiving emails or other communications from the Site and you do not want to receive such emails, please discontinue your subscriptions by selecting the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of any message, visiting the Unsubscribe section of the Site or contacting us at: [] You may opt-out of receiving offers from us by adjusting your Site preferences at our unsubscribe link on this page. If you ask that we stop using your Personal Information, we will honor that request. However we will retain records of your Personal Information as needed in order to comply with applicable federal, state, or local law.

11. Data Security Disclaimer
IPBA uses security precautions consistent with industry standards to secure the Personal Information that you choose to provide against the loss, misuse, alteration or unauthorized access of such information. Unfortunately, no transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under our control to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any Personal Information you transmit to us. Any such transmission is done at your own risk. If you believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please notify us of the problem by contacting us at [].

12. Applicable Law
We control and operate this Site from the United States. The Site is not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than that of the United States. Please note that we do not represent or warrant that the Site is appropriate for use in any particular jurisdiction. Those who choose to access the Site do so at their own initiative and are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations. California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of IPBA who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to [].

13. Changes to this Privacy Policy
From time to time, we may revise this Privacy Policy to reflect industry initiatives, changes in the law or technology, or changes in our policies regarding information collection and use. If we make revisions to the way we collect or use Personal Information, we may provide notice of those changes by either: (1) announcing the change on the home page of the Site or (2) taking such other action as we deem appropriate under the circumstances, including without limitation, posting the revised draft of this Privacy Policy on the Site. You can determine when this Privacy Policy was last revised by referring to the "Last Updated" date at the bottom of the page. Any changes to this policy will become effective upon posting of the revised Privacy Policy on the Internet, accessible through the Site. By continuing to use the Site following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, as it may be amended from time to time, in whole or in part, please do not continue using this Site.

14. Contacting IPBA Regarding Your Privacy:
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, Personal Information gathered by this Site or other questions related to the site, or if you wish to unsubscribe from any IPBA service, please contact us at [] or at the address listed below.

PO Box 312336
Atlanta, GA 31131]

This Privacy Policy last updated on: 23 March 2011______.
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