to share, and help you make informed decisions when using the Website, located at www.sportingtips.com.au, and
its directly associated domains (collectively, “the Website”) owned and run by Sporting Tips Pty Ltd (also referred
to as “us” or “we”).
The Information We Collect
When you visit the Website you provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly
choose to disclose that is collected by us and Web Site use information collected by us as you interact with our
WebSite.When you register with the Website, you provide us with certain personal information, such as your name,
your email address, your telephone number, your address and any other personal or preference information that you
provideto us. When you enter the Website, we collect your browser type and IP address. This information is
gatheredfor all Website visitors. In addition, we store certain information from your browser using “cookies.”
A cookie is apiece ofdata stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. By default, we use a
persistent cookie that stores your login ID (but not your password) to make it easier for you to login when you come
back to the Website.
You can remove or block this cookie using the settings in your browser if you want to disable this convenience
When you use The Website, you may set up your personal profile, form relationships, send messages, perform
searchesand queries, form groups and transmit information through various channels. We collect this information
so that wecan provide you the service and offer personalized features. In most cases, we retain it so that, for
instance,youcan return to view prior messages you have sent or easily see your following feed. When you update
information, we usually keep a backup copy of the prior version for a reasonable period of time to enable
reversion to the prior version of that information.
allow you to set privacy options that limit access to your pages, please be aware that no security measures are
perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other Users with whom you may choose to share your
pages and information. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that User Content you post on the Site will not
be viewed by unauthorized persons.
We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site. You
understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of User Content may remain viewable in cached and
archived pages or if other Users have copied or stored your User Content. Any improper collection or misuse of
information provided on The Website is a violation of the The Website Terms of Service and should be reported to
The Website by contacting us.
If you choose to use our invitation service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for information neededto send the invitation, such as your friend’s email address. We will send your friend an email or instant message
in your name inviting him or her to visit the site and may send up to two reminders to them.
The Website stores this information to send invitations and reminders, to register a friend connection if your
invitation is accepted, to allow you to see invitations you have sent, and to track the success of our referral
program. Your friend may contact us to request that we remove this information from our database. By using The
Website, you are consenting to have your personal data transferred to and processed.
Use of Information Obtained by The Website
When you register with The Website, you create your own profile and privacy settings. Your profile information
such as your username, suburb, state, country, photo, posts and tipping information are displayed to people.
We may occasionally use your name and email address to send you notifications regarding new services offered by
The Website that we think you may find valuable. Profile information is used by The Website primarily to be
presented back to and edited by you when you access the service and to be presented to others permitted to view
that information by you. In some cases where your privacy settings permit it (e.g., posting to your wall), other
The Website users may be able to supplement your profile.
Profile information you submit to The Website will be available to users of The Website. Any profile information
displayed will be available in search results across The Website network and those limited pieces of information
may be made available to third party search engines. This is primarily so other users can find you and send a
The Website may send you servicerelated announcements from time to time through the general operation of the
service. For instance, if a friend sends you a new message or someone posts on your wall, you may receive an
email alerting you to that fact.
Generally, you may opt out of such emails from the ‘My Profile’ page when you are logged in, though The Website
reserves the right to send you notices about your account even if you opt out of all voluntary email notifications.
Sharing Your Information with Third Parties
The Website is about sharing information with others. We allow you to enter the information which is shown to
otherusers of The Website. We do not provide contact information to third party marketers without your permission
with the exception of competition sponsors to notify the winners and award prizes. We share your information with
third parties only in limited circumstances where we believe such sharing is
1) reasonably necessary to offer the service,
2) legally required or,
3) permitted by you.
- Your feeds and Wall may aggregate the information you provide and make it available to the public.
- We may provide information to service providers to help us bring you the services we offer.
Specifically, we may use third parties to facilitate our business, such as to host the service at a colocation
facility for servers, to send out email updates about The Website, to remove repetitive information from our user
lists, to process payments for products or services, to offer an online job application process, or to provide
search results or links (including sponsored links). In connection with these offerings and business operations,
our service providers may have access to your personal information for use for a limited time in connection with
these business activities. Where we utilize third parties for the processing of any personal information, we
implement reasonable contractual and technical protections limiting the use of that information to the Website
- We may be required to disclose user information pursuant to lawful requests, such as subpoenas or
court orders, or in compliance with applicable laws. We do not reveal information until we have a good faith
belief that an information request by law enforcement or private litigants meets applicable legal standards.
Additionally, we may share account or other information when we believe it is necessary to comply with law, to
protect our interests or property, to prevent fraud or other illegal activity perpetrated through the Website
service or using theWebsite name, or to prevent imminent bodily harm. This may include sharing information with
other companies,lawyers, agents or government agencies.
- We may provide services jointly with other companies on The Website and we may share customer
information with that company in connection with your use of that service.
- If the ownership of all or substantially all of the Website business, or individual business units
owned by The Website, Inc., were to change, your user information may be transferred to the new owner so the
service can continue operations. In any such transfer of information, your user information would remain subject
When you use The Website, certain information you post or share with third parties (e.g., a friend or someone in
your network), such as personal information, comments, messages, photos, tips, tipping trends or other information,
may be shared with other users in accordance with the privacy settings you select.
All such sharing of information is done at your own risk. Please keep in mind that if you disclose personal
information in your profile or when posting comments, messages, photos, tips or other items, as this information
may become publicly available.
The Website may contain links to other websites. We are of course not responsible for the privacy practices of
other web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of
information collected by The Website.
Third Party Advertising
Advertisements that appear on The Website are sometimes delivered (or “served”) directly to users by third party
advertisers. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. These third party advertisers may also
“1×1 gifs”) to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content.
Doing this allows the advertising network to recognize your computer each time they send you an advertisement in
order to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. In this way, they may
compile information about where individuals using your computer or browser saw their advertisements and determine
which advertisements are clicked.
The Website does not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed by the third party advertisers.
Third party advertisers have no access to your contact information stored on The Website unless you choose to
cookies or other tracking technologies by any of its advertisers.
Changing or Removing Information
Access and control over most personal information on The Website is readily available through the profile editing
tools. The Website users may modify or delete any of their profile information at any time by logging into their
account. Information will be updated immediately.
Individuals who wish to deactivate their The Website account may do so by contacting us with a request to have
their account deactivated. Removed information may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time but
will not be generally available to members of The Website.
Where you make use of the communication features of the service to share information with other individuals
on The Website, however, (e.g., sending a personal message to another The Website user) you generally cannot
remove such communications.
The Website takes appropriate precautions to protect our users’ information. Your account information is located
on a secured server behind a firewall.
of Use and all of its dispute resolution provisions including arbitration, limitation on damages and choice of law.
clarifications will take effect immediately, and material changes will take effect within 30days of their posting
on this site. If we make changes, we will post them and will indicate at the top of
this page the policy’s new effective date.
If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or through notice on our home page.
Contacting the Web Site
you understand how we collect and use the personal information you decide to share, and help you make informed
decisions when using the Website, located at www.sportingtips.com.au, rleague.com and its directly associated
domains (collectively, the “Website” and referred by the company in the context of “we” or “us”)