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Short Code Privacy Policy

The PlayerIQ application and the associated Strategy9 website available at strategy9.com are owned and operated by Strategy9 (us we or our). This Strategy9 privacy policy (the Privacy Policy) is intended to inform you of our policies and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of any information you submit to us through PlayerIQ and our short code number (89879). This includes Personal Information, which is information about you that is personally identifiable such as your name, e-mail address, user ID number, and other non-public information that is associated with the foregoing, as well as Anonymous Information, which is information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information and does not permit the identification of individual persons.

User Consent

By accessing or otherwise using our short code, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and the associated Terms of Service (set forth on PlayerIQ and here) you expressly consent to the processing of your Personal Information and Anonymous Information according to this Privacy Policy. Your Personal Information may be processed by us in the country where it was collected as well as other countries (including the United States) where laws regarding processing of Personal Information may be less stringent than the laws in your country.

Regarding Children

Children under the age of 18 are not permitted to use PlayerIQ or our short code, and we do not intentionally collect or maintain Personal Information from those who are under 18 years old. Protecting the privacy of children is very important to us. Thus, if we obtain actual knowledge that a user is under 18, we will take steps to remove that user’s Personal Information from our databases. We recommend that children under the age of 18 obtain their parent’s permission before submitting information over the internet. By using PlayerIQ and our short code you are representing that you are at least 18 years old.

Collection and Use of Information

Personal Information

In general, we collect Personal Information that you submit to us voluntarily through our short code. We collect information in the form of the content that you submit during your use of our short code, such as photos, messages, and other information you choose to submit. Additionally, we collect any information that is tied to your phone number such as your city or state.

Personal Information from Other Sources

We may receive Personal Information about you from other sources with which you have registered, companies who we have partnered with (collectively, Partners) or other third parties. We may associate this information with the other Personal Information we have collected about you.

E-mail and E-mail Addresses

If you send an e-mail to us, we will collect your e-mail address and the full content of your e-mail, including attached files, and other information you provide. We may use this e-mail address to contact you, for things such as notifications and other related information. You may indicate your preference to stop receiving further promotional communications as further detailed below.

Information Collected Via Technology

As you use PlayerIQ and our short code, certain information may also be passively collected and stored on our logs, including your location and name.

Use and Disclosure of Information

Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, trade, rent, or share the Personal Information that we collect with third parties, unless you ask or authorize us to do so. In general, Personal Information you submit to us is used by us to offer you additional information, opportunities, promotions and functionality from us and our partners. We may provide your Personal Information to third-party service providers who work on behalf of or with us to provide some of the services and features of PlayerIQ and to help us communicate with you. Examples of such services include sending email, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, and providing customer service. We require our third-party service providers to promise not to use such information except as necessary to provide the relevant services to us. We may share some or all of your Personal Information with our third-party partners, those with whom we have a co-branding or promotional relationship, or other third-parties about whom you are otherwise notified and do not request to opt out of such sharing. This Privacy Policy does not cover the use of your personally identifiable information by such third-parties. We do not maintain responsibility for third parties, including, without limitation, social networks and other partners and advertisers after we have disclosed such information to those third parties. If you do not want us to use or disclose Personal Information collected about you in the manners identified in this Privacy Policy, you may not use PlayerIQ or our short code. Although we currently do not have a parent company, any subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under a common control, we may in the future, and we may share some or all of your Personal Information with these companies, in which case we will require them to honor this Privacy Policy. In the event we go through a business transition such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Privacy Policy, and that any acquirer of ours or that acquirer’s assets may continue to process your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. We may disclose your Personal Information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on us; or (b) to protect and defend our rights or property, you, or third parties. You hereby consent to us sharing your Personal Information under the circumstances described herein.

The Ability of others to View your Information

Helping you to protect your information is a vital part of our mission. It is up to you to make sure you are comfortable with the information you choose to provide us. Your personal information will not be shared outside of Strategy9, except if you win a contest (name, location). You will be provided the opportunity to opt-out if you so choose.

Your Choices Regarding Your Personal Information

We offer you choices regarding the collection, use, and sharing of your Personal Information. When you receive promotional communications from us, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further promotional communications from us and you will have the opportunity to opt-out by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the promotional e-mail you receive or by contacting us directly (please see contact information below). Despite your indicated email preferences, we may send you administrative emails regarding PlayerIQ, including, for example, administrative confirmations, and notices of updates to our Privacy Policy if we choose to provide such notices to you in this manner. You may request deletion of your Personal Information by contacting us at support@strategy9.com, but please note that we may be required (by law or otherwise) to keep this information and not delete it (or to keep this information for a certain time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request, only after we have fulfilled such requirements).

Feedback

If you provide feedback to us, we may use and disclose such feedback for any purpose, provided we do not associate such feedback with your Personal Information. We will collect any information contained in such feedback and will treat the Personal Information in it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. You agree that any such comments and any email we receive becomes our property. We may use feedback for marketing purposes or to add to or modify our services without paying any royalties or other compensation to you.

Security

We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Even though we have taken significant steps to protect your Personal Information, no company, including us, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information.

Contact and Revisions

If you have questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at: support@strategy9.com. This Privacy Policy is subject to occasional revision at our discretion, and if we make any substantial changes in the way we use your Personal Information, we will post an alert on this page. If you object to any such changes, you must cease using PlayerIQ and our short code. Continued use of PlayerIQ and our short code following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.