OUR COPPA POLICY


Date of Last Revision: October 10, 2018

TropheCase, Inc. (“TropheCase,” “we,” “our”) values the privacy of children and all of its users. This COPPA Privacy Policy (“COPPA Privacy Policy”) is designed to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and contains important information about how TropheCase collects, uses, and discloses the personal information we collect from children under thirteen (13) years old who have access to and/or use our Software, as defined below.

We gather important information from our customers and visitors pursuant to their use of our applications, scripts, instruction sets, and any related documentation (collectively, the “Software”). The Software is issued for the purposes of allowing athletes to track their personal sports statistical data while showcasing their data on an innovative sports networking platform. This COPPA Privacy Policy applies to the information we collect form children through the use of the Software.

TropheCase will handle children’s personal information as described in this COPPA Privacy Policy. Any personal information we collect about other users (e.g., teenagers and adults) will be treated in accordance with the TropheCase Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”). The use of the Software and any dispute over privacy, is subject to this COPPA Privacy Policy, the Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use, including its applicable limitations on damages and the resolution of disputes. Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy are incorporated by reference and made a part of this COPPA Privacy Policy.

WHO WILL COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT CHILDREN?

TropheCase provides access to, and use of, the Software, and will collect children’s personal information as described in this COPPA Privacy Policy and our additional Privacy Policy. We can be contacted at:

    Mailing Address: TropheCase Inc. 911 Central Avenue, #101, Albany, NY 12206

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT ABOUT CHILDREN AND WHY?

As described in further detail below, We collect some personal information from children to accomplish the intended purpose of the Software, including, [Specific Purposes].

HOW IS INFORMATION COLLECTED?

We may collect information about children directly from children, as well as automatically through a child’s use of the Software. We will not require a child to disclose more information than is reasonably necessary to use the Software. A copy of our Privacy Policy and our COPPA Privacy Policy is available on our website.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT DIRECTLY

We collect [ ex. usernames, date of birth, address, phone number, email address, school and graduation year, clubs and organizations, profile photograph, and the identity and location of clubs and organizations]. Parents may ask us to stop collecting personal information from their child by emailing us at Policy@trophecase.com ; however, in such cases the child may not have access to, or be able to use the Software, to its fullest extent. If a parent directs us to stop collecting and using a child’s personal information, We must disable his or her use of the Software to ensure that no information is collected.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT AUTOMATICALLY

We may automatically collect statistical information about a child’s use of the Software through cookies and other technologies. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to personally identifiable information in our products and email messages. The child may always choose not to accept cookies, but he or she may not be able to access, or use, the Software.

OTHER INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT CHILDREN

We collect information about children’s performance and activities through his or her use of the Software. This information is for internal use only and will not be disclosed to other entities; however, we do not use this information in a personally identifiable form for our own commercial purposes. Before we analyze or use any activity data for our own commercial purposes, we de-identify and/or aggregate such information.

HOW WE USE CHILDREN’S INFORMATION

We use personal information collected from children for the following purposes:

  • To provide our Software; and
  • To respond to customer Software and technical support issues and requests.

  • We de-identify and/or aggregate the information we collect form children before we use it for any other purposes, as noted below.

    Unique Identifiers. We only collect and use unique identifiers, such as IP addresses, as necessary to operate our products and Software, including to maintain or analyze their functioning; perform network communications; authenticate users or personalize content; and protect the security or integrity of users of the software. We never use unique identifiers to track users across third-party applications or websites.

    Aggregate or De-identified Information. We may use aggregate or de-identified information about children for research, analysis, and similar purposes. When we do so, we remove names, email, contact information, and other personal identifiers. We may use aggregate or de-identified information for the following purposes:

  • To better understand how users access and use the Software;
  • To improve the Software and respond to user desires and preferences; and
  • To conduct research or analysis, including research and analysis by third-parties.

  • HOW WE SHARE CHILDREN’S INFORMATION

    We do not sell children’s personal information, and a child may not make his or her personal information public through the Software. TropheCase will only disclose a child’s personal information, if required to do so by law, or as otherwise stated in our Privacy Policy, this COPPA Privacy Policy, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to:
  • Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on TropheCase;
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of TropheCase and others, including, among other things, to enforce the Terms of Use of the Software;
  • Act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of its members or the public;
  • To correct technical problems and malfunctions in how we provide the Software to you and to technically process your information;
  • To take precautions against liability;
  • To respond to claims that information you have submitted to TropheCase has violated the rights or interests of a third-party; or
  • As permitted by law or to provide information to law enforcement agencies. Also, certain technical processing of Content is required for: (1) providing the Software; (2) conforming to technical requirements of connecting networks; (3) conforming to the limitations of the Software; or (4) other similar technical connecting requirements.

    We may disclose aggregated information about users and information that does not personally identify any child, without restriction.

    YOUR RIGHTS TO REVIEW, DELETE, AND CONTROL OUR USE OF CHILDREN’S PERSONAL INFORMATION

    Parents have a right to review the information we collected about their children and to delete it and tell us to stop using it. To exercise these rights, you may contact us at policy@trophecase.com. You will be required to authenticate yourself as the child’s parent to receive information about that child. Please note that copies of information may remain in a cached or archived form on our tems after you reques to delete it.