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PRIVACY POLICY

The Gay Fan Club Commitment to Your Privacy

 

The Gay Fan Club is committed to building a lasting and meaningful relationship with you and we fully recognize that this relationship must be built on mutual trust. We may collect data periodically from you to recommend new products that may interest you.

 

Our detailed privacy policy below describes the types of information we collect from you directly, from your interactions with us (our Sites and advertising), how we use it, how we protect and keep it secure, and your rights as our customer. This policy is for customers and visitors of our site in the United States only.

 

OUR PRIVACY POLICY

 

HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION

Houston Fan Club, d/b/a The Gay Fan Club, collects information that you provide to us, from your engagement with our website, social media interactions, and from third parties who have your consent to share it.   

 

WHY WE USE THIS INFORMATION

Simply put, to deliver a great experience for you again and again.

We may combine information that we collect via one method (i.e. from our website, our digital advertising) with another method (e.g., a Fan Club Event). We do this to get a more complete view of your preferences, which, in turn, allows us to serve you better and with more customization and better products. 

 

HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION

We will never sell or share your data or permit another company to re-use any of your personal information for without your consent.  We share information to the extent we need to prevent fraud, when required by law or authorities and in the event of a sale of our company. 

 

YOUR CHOICES

You can unsubscribe from our site at any time. You can also opt-out of interest based advertising as well as SMS messaging, push notifications by simply typing unsubscribe.  By entering your phone number in the checkout and initializing a purchase, subscribing via our subscription form or a keyword, you agree that we may send you text notifications (for your order, including abandoned cart reminders) and text marketing offers. Text marketing messages will not exceed six (6) per month. You acknowledge that consent is not a condition for any purchase.  If you wish to unsubscribe from receiving text marketing messages and notifications reply with STOP to any mobile message sent from us or use the unsubscribe link we provided you with in any of our messages. You understand and agree that alternative methods of opting out, such as using alternative words or requests will not be accounted as a reasonable means of opting out. Message and data rates may apply.
For any questions please text HELP to the number you received the messages from. You can also contact us for more information. If you wish to opt out please follow the procedures above

THIRD PARTIES PROVIDING SERVICES ON OUR BEHALF

We share information with third party service providers that host or assist with technical operation of our website, provide analytics, process transactions and payments,..

 

YOUR AGREEMENT TO HAVE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION SHARED

In connection with advertising or our website, you may be asked to opt–in to receive information and/or marketing offers from someone else, or to otherwise consent to the sharing of your information with a third party, including social networking sites such as Facebook or Twitter. If you agree to have your Personal Information shared with a third party, your Personal Information will be disclosed to the third party and will be subject to the privacy policy and business practices of that third party.

 

BUSINESS TRANSFERS

 As we continue to develop our business, we may sell or purchase assets. If another entity acquires us or our assets, or assets related to the website, Personal Information, Usage Information, and any other information that we have collected may be disclosed to such entity as one of the transferred assets. Also, if any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding is brought by or against us, all such information may be considered an asset of ours and as such may be sold or transferred to third parties.

 

LEGAL DISCLOSURE

The Gay Fan Club may transfer and disclose information, including your Personal Information, Usage Information and Device Identifier, (including IP address), to third parties to comply with a legal obligation; when we believe in good faith that the law requires it; at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation; to verify or enforce of Terms of Use or other applicable policies; to respond to an emergency; or otherwise to protect the rights, property, safety, or security of third parties, visitors to our Sites or the public.

 

YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS, YOUR CHOICES

You may change your preferences and unsubscribe from email services from our brands by: (i) modifying your registered user information on the Sites; (ii) sending us an e–mail to sales@thegayfanclub.com or (iii) following the unsubscribe instructions in the communication that you receive.

In accordance with our routine record keeping, we may delete certain records that contain Personal Information you have submitted through the website.  We are under no obligation to store such Personal Information indefinitely and disclaim any liability arising out of, or related to, the destruction of such Personal Information. In addition, you should be aware that it is not always possible to completely remove or delete all of your information from our databases without some residual data because of backups and other reasons.

We will retain your Personal Information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services and as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. We do not control certain privacy settings and preferences maintained by our social media partners like Facebook and Twitter. If you wish to make changes to those settings and preferences, you may do so by visiting the settings page of the appropriate social media site.

 

INTERNET-BASED ADVERTISING AND AD CHOICES

We use third party companies to serve advertisements, measure the performance and engagement with our ads, provide analytic, preference, and interest information. In some instances, these ad network providers, advertisers, sponsors, and/or analytics service providers may use their own tracking technology to capture information about your device, use and engagement online. 

You can opt out of receiving targeted advertising through the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) Opt-Out Page. Options are Device-specific, so if you use multiple Devices, you should opt out on each one. You can also opt out of certain targeted advertising programs by clicking on the AdChoices icon that may appear on some of our advertising. Some social networks, such as Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=education_page), allow you to exercise ad choices on that platform. We may use more than one third party company for placing this advertising, which requires opt out of each program. You will still see advertisements while you're browsing online but they may not be targeted to you based on your interests. The NAI Opt–Out Page provides a tool that identifies its member companies that have cookies on your browser and provides links to those companies.

If you are a minor under 18 and have a profile on The Gay Fan Club's sites, you may ask us to remove reviews or other content that you posted on the site by writing us at sales@thegayfanclub.com  and providing as much detail as possible (i.e. date and caption) as to the post(s) you want removed. We will begin to process your request within 30 days. Please note that processing your request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of content that you posted.

 

CHILDREN

The Gay Fan Club's website is not directed to children under 13. We do not knowingly collect, use or disclose personally identifiable information from anyone under 13 years of age. If we determine upon collection that a user is under this age, we will not use or maintain his/her Personal Information without the parent/guardian's consent. If we become aware that we have unknowingly collected personally identifiable information from a child under the age of 13, we will make reasonable efforts to delete such information from our records. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under age 13, please contact us immediately at sales@thegayfanclub.com

 

SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION

The Gay Fan Club maintains reasonable safeguards to protect Personal Information against loss, unauthorized use, disclosure or destruction and when transferring information for processing and requires third parties providing services on our behalf to do the same. However, no electronic data transmission or storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please note that we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.

CONSENT TO PROCESSING OF INFORMATION IN THE UNITED STATES AND OTHER JURISDICTIONS

The website is governed by and operated in, and in accordance with the laws of, the United States, and are intended for the enjoyment of residents of the United States. Country or region specific web sites are available for The Gay Fan Club products around the world. The Gay Fan Club makes no representation that the website is governed by or operated in accordance with the laws of any other nation.. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that information we collect may be transferred to and processed in the United States. By using the website, or providing us with any information, you (a) acknowledge that this website is subject to the laws of the United States, (b) consent to the collection, processing, maintenance and transfer of such information in and to the United States and other applicable territories in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as or equivalent to those in the country where you reside and/or are a citizen, and (c) waive any claims that may arise under those laws.

 

CHANGES AND POLICY UPDATES

Please note, we may change information on the Sites and/or this Privacy Policy at any time and any changes will be effective immediately upon the publication of revisions.

 

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about Privacy, please contact us at (936) 304-1780 or by email at sales@thegayfanclub.com.

 

Revised May 2020

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