The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) James E. Sullivan Award web
site is dedicated to serving the needs of the entire amateur sports
community within a trusted environment. On this page you can link to our
secure website to our members.
is the AAU's policy to carefully safeguard the privacy of the information
you provide to us by means of this web site. Because we gather certain
types of information about the users of our site and services, we feel you
should fully understand how we capture and use of that information. This
how to correct or change it.
information do we gather about you on this site?
personally identifiable data that is gathered on this site is information
you voluntarily provide to us. For example, you will be asked for
identifying information when you apply to become a member of the AAU, or
to register a team roster as members.
We do not surreptitiously
gather personally identifiable data from you. However, we do gather
aggregate information about our visitors using cookies.
Aggregate information cannot be used to track the activities of one
particular visitor but shows us what our visitors as a whole seem to find
useful on our site. Aggregate information also enables us to better tailor
our content to visitors' needs and helps our us better understand the
demographics of our audience.
We do not collect the e-mail
addresses of people who communicate with us via e-mail except to respond
to these communications. We may archive messages for quality assurance
purposes. In cases where we use a third-party vendor to provide a service,
feedback or questions directed to us about that service may be forwarded
to the vendor for a direct response to the member or visitor.
Do we collect information from
It is the AAU's policy not to collect personally
identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If a
child under the age of thirteen wishes to join as a member of the AAU, a
parent, guardian, coach or other responsible adult must enter the relevant
information and provide a credit card to verify their status as an adult
and pay the application fee.
we use the information we gather?
The AAU uses the
information voluntarily given by our members in order to issue membership
cards. Membership information is needed to track members' participation in
AAU events for insurance and control purposes.
In addition, the AAU
uses tracking information to determine which areas of our site our
visitors and members like and don't like based on traffic to those areas.
The AAU does not track what individuals read, but rather how well each
page performs overall. This helps us continue to improve our site and
services for you.
Who do we share
the information with?
The AAU shares information about its
members with the following sponsors and other third parties.
- Rawlings Sporting Goods, Inc.
- PEOPLE TO PEOPLE Ambassadors
- NATIONAL COUNCIL
OF YOUTH SPORTS
Wide World of Sports' data, or solicit personal information.
in mind that whenever you give out personal information online that
information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While the
AAU strives to protect their members' and visitors' personal information
and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you
disclose online and you do so at your own risk.
The AAU's policy
does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the
Internet, and therefore beyond the AAU's control, and is not to be applied
in any manner contrary to applicable law or governmental regulation.
How do I correct or change my
If you would like to correct or change the information we have on
file about you, or even simply talk to us about questions or concerns
regarding this privacy statement, you may contact us at email@example.com the following:
Amateur Athletic Union
c/o Walt Disney World
P.O. Box 10,000
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000
(407) 934-7200 (Monday-Friday 8:30am - 6:00pm Eastern Standard
The foregoing policies are
effective as of May 17, 2002. The AAU reserves the right to change this
policy at any time. This policy is not intended to and does not create any
contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.
Cookies -- What are
Cookies are pieces of information that a web site
transfers to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes.
Cookies make Internet surfing easier for you by saving your passwords,
an industry standard -- you'll find them at most major web sites. By
showing how and when visitors use the site, cookies help web site
developers see which areas are popular and which are not. Many
improvements and updates to the site are based on such data as total
number of visitors and pages viewed.
servers do log some information when you access AAU, but that information
doesn't lead us, or anyone else, back to you. It is information about your
browser (like Netscape or Explorer), your operating system (like Mac or
PC), and your Internet provider's name (like AOL). Our servers log how
many people visited the site each day, and which pages on the site were
visited. We use this information to improve the web site content and
Some examples of how AAU
information from your computer that was not originally sent in a
Except as described in the advertising paragraph above, AAU
does not use information transferred through cookies for any promotional
or marketing purposes, nor is that information shared with any third
individuals, except contest registration (where a cookie allows you to
enter a contest every day without registering again each time).