The FSGA recognizes the importance its visitors place on privacy issues. We do not share personal information regarding our visitors with any outside organizations. Any information you give us will only be used in accordance with the practices described below.
This policy statement was last revised on February 08, 2005.
What information does the FSGA collect?
When you visit the FSGA website, our web server automatically recognizes your Internet Protocol (IP) address as well as other information about your visit to the website, all of which is non-identifying and used to compile statistics about traffic to our website. In addition, the FSGA collects the following identifying information:
- When you visit http://www.fsga.org to submit an online entry application for a FSGA Championship, we ask you to verify your name, mailing address, telephone number, credit card number and expiration date. In addition, we ask for information concerning your golf background including the name and number of your golf club and your USGA Handicap Index. Finally, if you are a minor, we request the name and telephone numbers of your parent/guardian. This information allows us to process and evaluate your entry application.
- When you sign up as a FSGA member at http://www.fsga.org, we ask for your email address, mailing address, daytime phone number, credit card number and expiration date. This allows us to process and fulfill your registration and to notify you of your registration status.
- When you want to create an online account with the FSGA, whether it is for entering events online, shopping in the FSGA golf shop or to receive our email newsletters, we ask you for your name, age, mailing address, email address, golf club affiliation and phone number. We also ask you to choose a login password to access your account. This information is used for our records and to expedite transactions on our website in the future.
- When you make purchases from our online golf shop, we ask you to verify your name, telephone number, email address, mailing address, credit card number and expiration date. This information allows us to process your order and to notify you of your order status. We may need to contact you via phone, postal mail or email if we have questions regarding your order. In addition, if you are a FSGA member, we may want to contact you regarding various promotion or offer you an appropriate membership store discount.
How does the FSGA use my information?The information we collect is used to improve the content of our website, maintain current information about your membership and to customize the content and/or layout of our site for each individual visitor. We may also use the information we collect to occasionally notify you via email about FSGA news and other announcements or changes to the FSGA website.
If you visit the FSGA's online golf shop, we may use the information you give us to learn about your product interests and purchases and to help us improve our website design and your shopping experience. In addition, we may combine the information you share with other demographic information. We use this combined information to enhance and personalize your shopping experience with us.