Privacy Policy

1. Privacy Policy
the18thole.com has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. the18thole.com believes that concern for everyone’s privacy is a basis for sound business practices within direct marketing and other arenas. This statement is intended to apply to all visitors of web sites owned and operated by the18thole.com If you have any questions after reading this privacy statement, you may contact us out our main business contact number.

2. Collection of Information
the18thole.com does not collect personally identifiable information about visitors except when visitors specifically provide such information on a voluntary basis. For example, such personally identifiable information may be gathered from the registration process for subscription sites or services and in connection with content submissions, community postings (e.g., chat and bulletin boards), suggestions, and transactional areas. Such information may be used by the18thole.com for the following purposes: contacting a subscriber regarding account status, changes to the subscriber agreement, special discounts, promotions, products offered and other matters relevant to the underlying service and/or the information collected.

the18thole.com values opinions and comments from visitors, so we occasionally conduct online surveys. These surveys are entirely optional for all visitors. Most frequently, the information is aggregated and used to make improvements to the18thole.com web sites and to develop appealing content, features and promotions for visitors. Survey participants are anonymous unless otherwise stated in the survey. the18thole.com reserves the right to perform statistical analyses of visitor’s behavior and characteristics. In order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the site and to inform advertisers of such information as well as the number of visitors that have been exposed to or clicked on their advertising banners. the18thole.com will provide only aggregated data from these analyses to third parties. Also, visitors should be aware that the18thole.com may sometimes permit third parties to offer subscription and/or registration-based services through the18thole.com web site and our affiliates. Visitors should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information (e.g., user name, e-mail address) on the bulletin boards or in the chat areas of the18thole.com Sites or it affiliated partners, that information, along with any substantive information disclosed in the visitor’s communication, can be collected, correlated and used by third parties for marketing purposes. This information may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of the18thole.com. By giving us your information you agree to receive advertisements from all of our partners by phone in the form of pre-recorded voice messages and telemarketing for a period of 5 years. You give us permission to contact me in this fashion even if my phone number appears on any government, industry or company specific do not call list.

3. Opt Out Policy
Upon a visitor’s request, the18thole.com will:

Allow any visitor to “opt out” of further promotional contacts;
Use reasonable efforts to allow visitors to update/correct personal information previously submitted which he/she states is erroneous to the extent such activities will not compromise privacy or security interests;
Initiate reasonable efforts to functionally delete the visitor and his/her personal information from its database. Visitors should be aware that it might be impossible to completely delete erroneous information or a visitor’s personal information without some residual information remaining in its database because of backups and records of deletions.

4. Changes
the18thole.com, reserves the right to change this privacy statement at anytime. This privacy statement and the policies outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any other person or entity.

5. Cookies, etc.
Visitors also should be aware that non-personal information (for example, domain names or e-mail and IP addresses) and data may be automatically collected through the standard operation of the18thole.com internet servers or at the18thole.com discretion through the use of “cookies.” “Cookies” are small text files a web site can use to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate a visitor’s ongoing access to and use of the site, track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements and targeted advertising. Cookies are not programs that come onto a visitor’s system and damage files. Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique number to the visitor that has no meaning outside the assigning site. Visitors to the18thole.com web sites should be aware that the18thole.com cannot control the use of cookies, or the non-personal information collected through the cookies by advertisers or third parties hosting data for the18thole.com. If a visitor does not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows the visitor to deny or accept the cookie feature. However, visitors should note that cookies may be necessary to provide them with certain features (e.g., customized delivery of information) available on the the18thole.com web sites.

6. Disclosure of Information
the18thole.com may disclose visitor information if requested or required to by law, court order, or government or law enforcement authority. In addition, the18thole.com may in its sole discretion disclose visitor information if it believes in good faith that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable for any reason including without limitation rights or properties of the18thole.com or any third party.

7. Security
the18thole.com is responsible for the security of personal information provided by visitors. Strict measures will be taken to assure against unauthorized access, alteration, or dissemination of personal information.