Your privacy is important to Sportageous (ABN 96191290579). Sportageous respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information.
depending on the context, “we”, “our” and “us” refer to Sportageous
If you do not provide us with the information that we request, then we may not be able to provide you with our products and services.
What is personal information?
Personal information is information or an opinion, whether true or not, and whether recorded in material form or not, about an individual whose identity is reasonably apparent, or can be reasonably ascertained, from the information or opinion. Examples can include your name, postal address, telephone number and email address.
We collect personal information to properly and efficiently carry out our respective functions, including to provide you with your requested products and services, and to facilitate the provision of marketing and promotion services that may be of interest to you.
The personal information collected and held about you by Sportageous will vary depending on the circumstances of collection and may include, but is not limited to, the following:
your name, address, email address, date of birth, gender, occupation, contact information;
information about your favourite sport and teams;
Information about your sporting associations
details of sporting programs you have participated in and the organisations you have participated with;
background checks including police checks and working with children checked if you apply for employment, coaching and volunteer positions in Sportageous
other information provided voluntarily by you, for example in response to surveys or competitions.
How do we collect your personal information?
We collect personal information about you in a number of ways, including:
directly from you, for example, when you provide information to us by phone, email, in an application form or competition entry form, when you subscribe to Sportageous newsletters, submit information through or access our websites, during interviews for the content we create.
from third parties, such as third party service providers, and other commercial data sources and data providers. We may collect personal information regarding a child from the parent or other responsible person associated with that child.
We may also receive information about you from third parties in relation to other websites. For example, you may choose to participate in a third party application or feature as part of our services (such as logging in through Facebook Connect or Google+ or otherwise linking to the services from another website or interactive service) or on a third party website or service (such as a Facebook application or a similar application or feature) through which you allow us to collect (or the third party to share) information about you, including personal information.
When you choose to participate, you may be opting to link your activity on Sportageous with that third party website or service, which may then collect information about your visits to Sportageous websites and may publish that activity as you request to your “profile” or similar feature with that third party (such as if you choose to share content you find on Sportageous with your “connections” on the third party’s website or service).
If you do not provide some or all of the information that we request from you, this may affect our ability to communicate with you or provide the requested products or services.
By not providing requested information, you may jeopardise your ability to attend events, participate in programs or competitions or apply for employment or volunteer positions with us. If it is impracticable for us to deal with you as a result of you not providing the requested information or consent, we may refuse to do so.
Information storage and protection
We store information in different ways, including in paper and electronic form. When your information is provided to us, the information may be combined or linked with other information held about you.
Security of personal information is important to us. We have taken steps to protect the information we hold from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. Some of the security measures we use include strict confidentiality requirements of our respective employees, volunteers, service providers, security measures for system access and security measures for our website.
How do we use your personal information?
Sportageous may use your personal information for the primary purpose for which it was collected and secondary purposes related to the primary purpose. Such primary and secondary purposes may include, without limitation, use of your personal information to:
Administer your request for newsletter subscription
Provide the services and/or communications you request from us;
Carry out market research and surveys;
Track and analyse activity on our websites;
Understand and respect your preferences and to provide details of relevant content where you have agreed to receive them;
Verify your identity;
Where applicable as part of an engagement with Sportageous, complete background checks and/or working with children checks;
Develop, run, administer and market competitions, programs, activities and other Events relating sports;
Market products, services, merchandise and special offers made available by Sportageous or our respective corporate partners, licensees, suppliers and sponsors;
Administer and manage our respective websites and provide you with access to those websites;
Keep you informed of news and information relating to sports and esports, including by distributing newsletters, publications and other communication via various mediums;
Research, develop, run, administer and market new competitions, programs, activities and other events relating to sports including esports; and
Research and develop new products, services and merchandise relating to sports including esports
Health and sensitive information
If it is reasonably necessary in the circumstances, or you have elected to provide it, Sportageoustmay also collect sensitive information (which is a type of personal information) such as:
information about your health and medical history; or
other sensitive information about you (for example, information about your racial or ethnic origin or that of your parents).
Sportageous may use health information about you for insurance purposes and/or to ensure that our content reflects actual social environment. If you do not consent to the collection of your health and sensitive information (and we are not otherwise permitted under law to collect that information) please do not provide your health and sensitive information when prompted to do so.
In addition, we may use de-identified health information and other sensitive information to carry out research, to plan events and activities or to prepare submissions to government or a government body. De-identified information is information which has been aggregated or otherwise de-identified so that it cannot be used to identify you or any other individual.
When do we disclose your personal information?
We may disclose your personal information to:
Organisations (other than Sportageous) involved in sporting programs and initiatives in Australia, including the Australian Sports Commission;
Companies that we have engaged or used to carry out functions and activities on our behalf, including companies involved in:
advertising and marketing our products, services, merchandise and special offers (including social media partners);
data aggregation, enrichment, augmentation, processing, analytics and research; and
the design, implementation, maintenance and hosting of any database on our behalf;
Our professional advisers, including our accountants, auditors and lawyers;
Sporting Bodies such as FIFA, International Cricket Council
To our commercial partners, including our broadcasters (only non-sensitive personal information to be provided);
Governmental bodies including without limitation the Australian, State & Territory Institutes of Sport, the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority and the Australian Sports Commission, the Major Sporting Events Taskforce in the Australian Government’s Department of Health and the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, federal, state and territory law enforcement and security agencies such as the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, the Australian Federal Police, and State and Territory policing organisations, contracted service providers to the Australian Government, and other entities, government departments and agencies who have responsibilities that interact with Australia hosting the Event; and
Third party service providers.
Our service providers are not authorised by us to use or disclose your personal information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legislation. We may also disclose your personal information for the purposes of safety and security to relevant law enforcement bodies or for the purposes of planning the event including, for example, traffic and transport planning purposes.
Transfer of Information Overseas
We may disclose your information to third party service providers who may be located (and so your personal information may be disclosed) overseas, including in India, the USA and the UK, and other countries from time to time. In such circumstances, we will use our best endeavours to ensure such parties are subject to a law, binding scheme or contract which effectively upholds principles for fair handling of the information that are suitably similar to the Australian Privacy Principles.
Due to the nature of the internet, if you are visiting our website(s) your communications will inevitably result in the transfer of information across international boundaries. In particular, information obtained will be stored by our data hosting provider on dedicated servers located in multiple international jurisdictions. Our data hosting provider offers reliability and security by storing data in high-performance data centres in multiple international locations.
We will use non-sensitive personal information to provide better services and for marketing purposes.
If you do not wish to receive e-mail, SMS or posted offers from us, you may opt-out by using the link provided. Alternatively, you may advise us at any time that you do not wish to receive e-mail, SMS or posted offers.
In addition, we may also disclose personal information:
with your express or implied consent;
when required or authorised by law;
to an enforcement body when reasonably necessary; or
to lessen or prevent a threat to an individual or public health or safety.
When you visit Sportageous websites, our systems may record certain information about your use of those websites (such as which web pages you visit and the time and date of your visit). We use this information to help analyse and improve the performance of our websites.
Our websites including www.sportageous.co
Web beacons are images that originate from a third-party site to track visitor activities. We use web beacons to track the visiting patterns and browsing habits of individuals accessing our website. This information is not intended to and will generally not include any personal information, and we will not use the information to identify any individual.
We may also collect Internet Protocol (IP) addresses relating to you when you access and use the websites. IP addresses are assigned to computers on the internet to uniquely identify them within the global network of computers which makes up the internet. We may collect and manage IP addresses for internet session management and security purposes.
We have engaged Google Analytics to help analyse how our websites are used. This analysis is performed using data collected from the websites. However, this information is not intended to and will generally not include any personal information.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Google DoubleClick DART Cookie
Our Advertising Partners
Accessing Cookies in Various Browsers
The following links explain how to access cookie settings in various browsers:
Websites linked to any of the Sportageous websites are not subject to our privacy standards, policies or procedures. We cannot take any responsibility for the collection, use, disclosure or security of any personal information that you provide to a third-party website.
Accuracy of your personal information
Sportageous takes all reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we collect, use and disclose is accurate, complete and up-to-date.
However, we rely on the accuracy of personal information as provided to us both directly and indirectly. You are encouraged to regularly review and update your personal information. If you find that the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date, please contact us immediately (our contact details are set out below) and we will take reasonable steps to ensure that it is corrected.
How can you access the personal information we hold about you?
Subject to some exceptions provided by law, you have the right to access your personal information.
For security purposes, if you would like to access personal information that we hold about you, we require you to put your request in writing. If we do not allow you access to any part of the personal information we hold about you, we will tell you why.
We will not charge you for lodging a request to access your personal information, but we may charge you for our reasonable costs in supplying you with access to this information.
For the avoidance of doubt, opting–out or unsubscribing yourself from a mailing list of a Sportageous product or service will ensure your removal from that particular mailing list but will not guarantee your removal from other mailing lists that Sportageous may store your details in as a result of your engagement with a different service or product.
Sportageous takes all privacy complaints seriously and will investigate your complaint in a confidential manner. You will be informed of the outcome of the investigation within a reasonable period of time.
You can contact Sportageous by emailing [email protected]
If we are unable to resolve your complaint or you are unhappy with the outcome, you can contact the Office of Australian Information Commissioner via its enquiries line 1300 363 992 or website http://www.oaic.gov.au/ to lodge a complaint.
Rights under the UK Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
This section only applies to you if you are using our website(s) or interacting with Sportageous from the UK or European Union or otherwise benefit from rights as a data subject under the UK Data Protection Act 2018 (GDPR).
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out below, please contact us on the details below:
Emailing: [email protected]
If this section applies to you, you may have certain additional rights in relation to our handling of your personal information, including the following rights:
to request access to your personal information
to correct your personal information
to erase your personal information
to restrict the processing of your personal information;
to transfer your personal information;
to object to the processing of personal information;
to withdraw consent;
to obtain a copy of personal information safeguards used for transfers outside your jurisdiction; and
to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority.
No Fee Usually Required
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal information (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we could refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
What we may need from you
If you wish to access any of these rights, we may ask you for additional information to confirm your identity and for security purposes, in particular before disclosing personal information to you. We reserve the right to refuse to provide this additional information if your request is manifestly unfounded or excessive.
Time Limit to Respond
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it could take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
Subject to legal and other permissible considerations, we will make every reasonable effort to honour your request promptly or inform you if we require further information in order to fulfil your request.
We may not always be able to address your request fully, for example if it would impact the duty of confidentiality we owe to others, or if we are legally entitled to deal with the request in a different way.
We will take steps to ensure that prior to profiling your information for a legitimate interest, that our legitimate interest is not overridden by your own interests or fundamental rights and freedoms. A legitimate interest means the interest of our business in conducting and managing our business to enable us to give you the best service/product and the best and most secure experience. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal information for our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal information for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law). You can obtain further information about how we assess our legitimate interests against any potential impact on you in respect of specific activities by contacting us. If you are a data subject with rights under the GDPR you may have rights to object to us profiling your personal information.
Right to access, correction or erasure of personal information
You have a right to request access to the personal information that we hold on you. You also have the right to request that we correct any inaccurate personal information. We may seek to verify the accuracy of the personal information before rectifying it. You can also request that we erase your personal information in limited circumstances where:
it is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected; or
you have withdrawn your consent (where the data processing was based on consent); or
following a successful exercise of the right to object (see right to object below); or
it has been processed unlawfully.
We are not required to comply with your request to erase personal information if the processing of your personal information is necessary:
for compliance with a legal obligation; or
for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Right to restrict the processing of your personal information
You can ask us to restrict your personal information, but only where:
it’s accuracy is contested, to allow us to verify its accuracy; or
the processing is unlawful, but you do not want it erased; or
it is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected, but we still need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or
it is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected, but we still need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or
We can continue to use your personal information following a request for restriction, where:
we have your consent; or
to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or
to protect the rights of another natural or legal person.
Right to transfer your personal information
You can ask us to provide your personal information to you in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format, or you can ask to have it transferred directly to another data controller, but in each case only where:
the processing is based on your consent or on the performance of a contract with you; and
the processing is carried out by automated means.
Right to object to the processing of your personal information
You can object to any processing of your personal information which has our legitimate interests as its legal basis, if you believe your fundamental rights and freedoms outweigh our legitimate interests.
If you raise an objection, we have an opportunity to demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate interests which override your rights and freedoms.
Right to withdraw consent
Where we have collected your personal information via consent, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you. We will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent.
Right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority
You have a right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority if you have concerns about how we are processing your personal information.
We ask that you please attempt to resolve any issues with us first, although you have a right to contact your supervisory authority at any time.