What information do we collect about you?
We collect information about you when you fill in a contact form or subscribe to our newsletter. We also collect information when you voluntarily comment on our blog posts. Website usage information is collected using cookies. The information we collect about you may include your name, email address, phone number, and device plus any information you supply voluntarily. Your IP address has been anonymized, meaning that we cannot tie your IP address to your personal information.
If you email anyone at SOPHISTICATED GOLFER your email will be stored securely on our chosen email provider and may be shared within the SOPHISTICATED GOLFER team unless you have stated that the email is confidential. Note: everyone who works at SOPHISTICATED GOLFER has an email address ending in @SOPHISTICATED GOLFER.com for your security, never email someone at SOPHISTICATED GOLFER if they do not have this email alias.
When a contact form is filled out, your encrypted and protected contact information goes directly to a SOPHISTICATED GOLFER team member. If you opt-in to our Constant Contact newsletter and contact list, then you will receive an email from Constant Contact to confirm your subscription.
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.
Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient. Cookies only hold technical information, such as session ID and hosts.
The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.
This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.
You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.
Your consent applies to the following domains: SOPHISTICATED GOLFER.com.
We use Google Analytics to collect information regarding your website visits and we do not collect any of your personal information. Your ID is anonymous.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
All data gather via Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager is anonymous meaning that your IP address is changed so no one can identify you. This protects your identity.
If you want to opt-out, download and install the add-on for your web browser. The Google Analytics opt-out add-on is designed to be compatible with Chrome, Internet Explorer 11, Safari, Firefox and Opera. In order to function, the opt-out add-on must be able to load and execute properly on your browser. For Internet Explorer, 3rd-party cookies must be enabled. Learn more about about the opt-out and how to properly install the browser add-on here.
Why we need your data
We collect information about you to fulfill your request, e.g. if you fill out a contact form we use this information to contact you directly and email you about other products, services, and information we think may be of interest to you. We may use your contact information to advertise our service to you on third-party websites such as Facebook and Twitter, if you agree to opt-in. We may also contact you directly to follow up on the service and user experience we provide. We use your information collected from the website to personalize your repeat visits to our website. If you agree, we shall pass on your personal information to third parties so that they may offer you their products and services. If SOPHISTICATED GOLFER is ever sold to another SOPHISTICATED GOLFER your contact information will be passed on to this new party.
We will take cautionary measure to ensure we do not collect any personal data from you we do not need in order to provide and oversee the above services to you.
How long we retain your data
Your information we use for marketing purposes will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information. We do not expire data gathered from Google Analytics, since all user tracking is anonymous.
We would like to send you updates and information about products and services of ours and other companies which may be of interest to you. If you have consented to receive marketing, you may opt out at a later date. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your information to other parties.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us at the following address.
Email: INFO@SOPHISTICATED GOLFER.com
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.
How we protect your data
This site uses an SSL certificate on the domain, which means that the site is secure and your information is encrypted. You can learn more at https://www.godaddy.com/help/what-is-an-ssl-certificate-542.
What data breach procedures we have in place
We do not store your personal data on the website. If you opt-in to join our newsletter and contact list, your information is encrypted and protected by Constant Contact.
What third parties we receive data from
Third parties receive cookie information to provide a better experience for you when you’re browsing on the site.