The policies below are applicable to this site maintained jointly by Saint Paul Arena Company (SPAC), the Minnesota Wild and Carbon House. For purposes of clarification, SPAC includes Xcel Energy Center, The Legendary Roy Wilkins Auditorium and Saint Paul RiverCentre. The site is produced by Carbon House. Saint Paul Arena Company and Minnesota Wild are committed to both protecting the privacy of users of its interactive products and services and providing those users with as many opportunities and services as possible. Throughout cyberspace, we want to contribute to providing a safe and secure environment for users, and in particular, ensure that childrens’ information is protected. If you don’t find your concern addressed here, feel free to contact us by email ([email protected]) or at the address set forth below.
What Personal Information Do We Collect?
(a) Personally Identifiable Information
SPAC and Minnesota Wild collects personal information during (i) personal profile, contest or sweepstakes registration, (ii) subscription registration for services that require a subscription (iii) certain surveys or polls conducted on our Web site and (iv) online shopping. Personal information includes, among other things, a users name, credit card number, address, telephone number, date of birth, gender, email address or other internet address (collectively referred to as ‘personal information’). In addition, registration is required and personal information is collected in certain other portions of the service in which users specifically and knowingly provide such information along with content submissions, community postings (i.e., chat or bulletin boards), suggestions, information requests or voting.
(b) Non-Personally Identifiable Information
In addition to the use of personal information to operate this site, SPAC and Minnesota Wild may also gather non-personally identifiable information, which may be used by SPAC and Minnesota Wild. Generally ‘non-personally identifiable information’ means information that is collected through ‘traffic data’ and may entail the use of ‘Cookies’, ‘IP addresses’ or other numeric codes used to identify a computer or monitor how a user accesses a Web site. This non-personally identifiable information helps us determine how our customers use the site, so we can improve our site and ensure that it is as appealing as we can make it for as many of you as possible. We also provide statistical ‘ratings’ information to our SPAC and Minnesota Wild corporate partners about how our members, collectively, use our site. We do this so they too can understand how people use our site in order for them to make business decisions directed towards providing you with the best possible experience. This information is also used to generate advertising rates, and may be shared with advertisers, sponsors, and other SPAC and Minnesota Wild corporate partners. For example, we may disclose to advertisers that the site audience is x percent male and y percent female.
(c) How To Contact Us To Prevent Disclosure of Personal Information
If you do NOT want your personal information maintained in our database and/or subject to disclosure to third parties, please send an email to [email protected] and your personal information will remain confidential. In the event that you supply SPAC and Minnesota Wild with personal information and later that information changes, or if you change your mind and decide not to make such information available to SPAC and Minnesota Wild’s select business partners, you may correct, update, or remove the personal information you give us. You can do this by contacting our Internet Service’s department at [email protected] or by contacting SPAC and Minnesota Wild:
SPAC and Minnesota Wild
317 Washington Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102
Information We Ask About You
We may specifically ask for personal information about you when you sign up to use a service or when you order a product. We will need certain information — such as name, email address or screen name, billing address, type of computer, credit card number — in order to provide that service or product to you. We also may ask you for information about your interests and other personal information so that both you and we can take advantage of the interactivity of the Internet, but you may always choose whether to respond or not.
How We Use the Information
We NEVER disclose credit card or related transactional information to third parties not involved in your transaction. SPAC and Minnesota Wild reserve the right to use, store, provide or disclose personal information collected during your individual visits to our site and the information that you may give us, such as your name, address, email address, date of birth, gender or telephone number. In many cases, our use or disclosure would be an added benefit to you. For example, if you sign up to receive information on contests and promotions through our venue E-Newsletter, we may use your personal information to offer discount coupons for services or related products. You may contact us at any time in order to direct us to remove your information from future mailings. Any use, storage, provision or disclosure of your personal information by SPAC and Minnesota Wild will be made in strict compliance with any applicable laws.
SPAC and Minnesota Wild may also disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on SPAC and Minnesota Wild or the Web site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of SPAC and Minnesota Wild, the site or the users of the site, and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of our facilities, the site or the public.
Policies for Children Under 13
We do not encourage children to participate in providing us with any personally identifiable information. We ask that children (12 years of age and under) do not submit any personal information to us. If you are a minor under the age of 13 years, please use our services only under the approval and supervision of your parents or legal guardian(s).
We support the guidelines and regulatory requirements provided in the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA): www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/edcams/kidzprivacy/index.html
What about ‘Cookies?’
‘Cookies’ are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. ‘Cookies’ make Web-surfing easier for you by saving your passwords, purchases, and preferences while you’re at our site. The use of ‘Cookies’ is standard in the Internet industry, and many major Web sites use them to provide useful features for their customers. By showing how and when guests use the site, ‘Cookies’ help us 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. This information is most easily tracked with ‘Cookies.’ ‘Cookies’ in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they do identify a user’s computer. Most Internet browsers are initially set to accept ‘Cookies.’ If you prefer, you can set yours to refuse ‘Cookies’ or to alert you when ‘Cookies’ are being sent. However, it is possible that some areas of the site, such as the shopping, contest, and game areas, will not function properly if you do so.
Links to Other Sites
Users should be aware that when you are using the site you could be directed to other Web sites that are beyond our control. There are links on our site that take you to other Web sites outside our service. These include links from advertisers, sponsors and partners that may use Xcel Energy Center, Minnesota Wild, Roy Wilkins Auditorium or Saint Paul RiverCentre logos as part of a co-branding agreement. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data or solicit personal information. Always be aware of where you end up. Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online – for example, via message boards or chat sessions- that information can be collected and used by people you don’t know. While SPAC and Minnesota Wild strives to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online and you do so at your own risk. Finally, please note that this policy applies only to SPAC and Minnesota Wild, and not to other companies or organizations’ Web sites to which we link.
The importance of security for all personal information associated with you is of utmost concern to us. We exercise great care in providing secure transmission of your information from your PC to our servers. Personal information collected by the SPAC and Minnesota Wild sites is stored in secure operating environments that are not available to the public. In many instances, such as in the case of credit card numbers, the personal information is encrypted before you conduct your transaction. Only those employees who need access to your information in order to do their jobs are allowed access.
Chat Sessions and Newsgroups
Your Acceptance of These Terms
Questions regarding this statement should be directed to SPAC and Minnesota Wild, 317 Washington Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102 or via email to [email protected].