Welcome to highlight-her.com (the “Website”), a Web-based college sports recruiting tool for high school and youth club athletes and their parents, college coaches, and high school and club coaches, operated by HIGHLIGHTHER LLC (“Highlight-her” or “We”).
We respect your privacy and are committed to adhering to federal and state privacy laws and industry guidelines to protect the identity of visitors to our Website, whether such visitors: (1) simply browse the Website without registering (a “Guest”); or (2) register with Highlight-her (a “Member”) to use a “Membership” account. The term “User” refers to a Guest or a Member.
This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the Website and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. This policy applies to information we collect:
on this Website;
in e-mail, text and other electronic messages between you and this Website;
through mobile and desktop applications you download from this Website, which provide dedicated no-browser-based interaction between you and this Website; and
when you interact with our advertisements and applications on third party websites and services, if those advertisements or applications include links to this policy.
Children under the Age of 13.
The Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, please do not register as a Member or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Website. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at email@example.com.
Children between the Ages of 13 and 18.
We recommend that minors who are of 13 or older ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to us or anyone else over the Internet.
Collection of Information by Highlight-her.
In some areas of the Website, we may request that you provide personally identifiable information, such as your name, height, weight, photo, address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card number, contact information, billing information, and any other information from which your identity may be discernible. In other areas, we may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP code, age, preferences, gender, interests and favorites. Sometimes we may request a combination of the two types of information. We will not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you provide it to us voluntarily. If you choose to register as a Member with the Website, during the registration process you will be asked for both personal and demographic information. If you opt not to register with the Website, you can still visit the Website as a Guest but you will not be able to access certain areas of the Website.
How Highlight-her May Use the Information.
Highlight-her may use information collected from its Users as follows:
Athlete Recruiting Services. We may disclose your personal information to accredited colleges and universities that you have indicated you are interested in attending, as well as other accredited colleges and universities that Highlight-her or third party service providers believe may be of interest to you.
Athletic Performance Assessment and Advancement. We may disclose your personal information to partners, vendors, affiliates, or contractors, who assist us in processing your information, evaluating or predicting your athletic performance, or delivering items that you ordered. These parties are restricted from using the information for any purposes other than helping us to provide products and services. For example, we are partnered with Psymetric. Inc., a company that provides statistical, behavioral, and competency analysis, to assess our Members’ profiles and athletic performance based on the answers that Members provided on the Website, and other personal information about Members. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Highlight-her may also enter into business relationships with various sports camps or other third parties, whose services assist in athletic and academic advancement, in order to provide certain services to you.
Internal and Promotional Use. We may use your information to enhance our marketing and promotional efforts, and to improve our content and services. We may also use your information to provide you with advertisements, new services and promotions, and other information that is targeted to your interests. In connection with certain business relationships, Highlight-her may sell or otherwise make available to certain third parties e-mail lists or address lists for purposes of allowing such third parties to inform Users of products or services that may be of interest to Users. To the extent you do not want your e-mail address or physical address shared with any such third party, you can opt out of inclusion on any such shared list by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with opt out instructions.
Administrative Notices. We may use your e-mail address, your mailing address, and phone number to contact you regarding administrative notices, new product offerings, and communications relevant to your use of the Website.
Billing and Support. We may use your credit account information for billing purposes in accordance to the services provided.
Merger and Acquisition. We reserve the right to transfer personal information to a successor in interest that acquires rights to that information as a result of the sale of Highlight-her or substantially all of its assets to that successor in interest.
How Highlight-her May Not Use the Information.
Except as set forth in Section 5, Highlight-her does not otherwise distribute to third parties your personally identifiable information. Highlight-her, however, will have no liability for disclosure of information due to errors in transmission or the unauthorized intervention of third parties.
Security of the Personal Information.
We have implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. When you use the Website’s electronic commerce feature, your credit card information is protected through the use of Secure Socket Layer (“SSL”) encryption. SSL makes it difficult for your credit card information to be intercepted or stolen while being transmitted. We use a leading e-commerce service company to process all credit card transactions.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. If you have access to password-protected features, never share your password with anyone else, notify us promptly if you believe your password security has been breached, and remember to log off the Website before you leave your computer. We further urge you to be careful about giving out personal information in public areas of the Website like message boards. When you provide information in these forums you do so at your own risk. The information you share may be viewed by any User of the Website.
Third Party Advertising.
You are responsible for the content that you publish or display (hereinafter, “post”) on the Website, or transmit to other Users (collectively, “User Content”). You post User Content on the Website at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other Users with whom you may share your pages and information. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that User Content you post on the Website will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures on the Website. 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.
If you use our Invite feature to tell a friend about the Website, we will ask you for your friend’s email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. Highlight-her stores this information to send this one-time email, to register a friend connection if your invitation is accepted, and to track the outcomes of User invitations. Your friend may contact us at email@example.com to request that we remove this information from our database.
We may store information on your computer, in a “cookie” or similar file, to help personalize and maximize your experience on the Website. Cookies allow us to tailor a Web site or advertisement to better match your interests and preferences. A cookie is a standard technology used by many Web sites. It is a small piece of data sent from a Web server and stored on your Web browser.
We use the information we obtain from any cookies to improve the usability of the Website, by collecting information to understand what areas of the Website are most popular, which areas may require improvement and what technologies are being used by our visitors. This information helps us to update and improve the Website. We may also use this information to detect and to block security breaches and to provide you with a safe online environment.
You may accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer. You may modify your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies individually. If you decline cookies, however, performance of the Website may be hindered negatively affecting your experience with Highlight-her. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.
Posting to Public Areas of Highlight-her.
If you post any of your personal information in public areas of the Website, such as message boards, and other public forums, such information may be collected and used by others over whom we have no control. We are not responsible for the use made by third parties of information you post or otherwise provide in public areas of the Website.
Correcting, Updating or Removing Information.
You may modify or remove your personal information by logging into your account and accessing features such as ‘Edit Profile’ and ‘Account Settings’.
How to Contact Highlight-her.
If you have submitted personally identifiable information through the Website or an interactive advertisement, or if someone else has submitted your personally identifiable information through the Website or an interactive advertisement, and you would like that information deleted from our marketing databases, please contact us via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will then use reasonable efforts to remove your personally identifiable information from our files. You also may contact us to request the personally identifiable information that Highlight-her has collected about you through the Website or interactive advertisements. Highlight-her will use reasonable efforts to supply you with this information and correct any factual inaccuracies in this information.