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DWHoops and ACCWBBDigest Privacy Policy & Terms
By DWHoops Management
November 4, 2008

(Policy updated November 15, 2012)

This is the web site of DWHoops.com, owned and operated by Orin A. Day of Durham, NC USA. This privacy policy governs DWHoops.com and sister-site ACCWBBDigest.com.

Our postal address is PO Box 13276 Durham, NC 27709

We can be always reached via US Mail. Our members may contact us through the email we provided them at signup or through private messages on the message boards at boards.ACCWBBDigest.com. We can also be contacted publicly via replies to our @DWHoops Twitter account.

For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes only the internet address of the machine visiting, but not the visitor's e-mail address. We collect internet-address specific information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer (such as survey or poll responses, site registrations, etc.). Materials submitted to DWHoops by email or postal mail may be used for publication unless specified otherwise upon submission.

Names and email addresses are collected at site registration. Email addresses collected in this manner are never published. Users may specify their site preferences and these preferences are not individually shared, but aggregate site preferences will be calculated and potentially shared. For example we might report to a potential sponsor that X site members have subscribed to email alerts while Y site members have not. Site members above the standard membership level may opt-in to be recognized as named supporters of the site. We will seek written (email) permission before naming any member on the site.

The information we collect may be used to customize the content and/or layout of our page for each individual visitor. Such information will be disclosed if we are legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Website and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Website, to a successor entity in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, sale of assets or other corporate change respecting the Website.

With respect to cookies: Our ACCWBBDigest premium message boards including the DWHoops Gold message board may use cookies depending on your settings. The www.DWHoops.com and www.ACCWBBDigest.com sites do not use cookies at this time.

If you are a current site member and do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, you may unsubscribe from the announcement list that you joined by choice upon subscribing. We do not send site email to non-members, except in routine response to inquiries made of us.

If you supply us with your postal address on-line you will only receive the information for which you provided us your address.

Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers on-line will only receive telephone contact from us with information regarding orders they have placed on-line.

The data contained on DWHoops website or sent in our member emails is for entertainment and informational purposes only. We cannot guarantee that it is free from error. Opinions of expressed in articles does not necessarily represent the position of DWHoops or Orin A. Day. Our website and/or services are provided on an "as is, available basis." We cannot warrant that any of the functions of the website and/or services will be uninterrupted and/or error-free at any moment in time.

From time to time we provide links to other websites or services external to our own content. Any such links are provided as a courtesy to our members and visitors. They do not constitute an endorsement by or indicate any relationship with DWHoops, and we cannot guarantee or warrant such content in any way.

With respect to Ad Servers: At this time we do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies. This may change in the future. We do accept advertising from site sponsors.

In the (unlikely) event that we desire to use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice, and our information practices change accordingly in the future, we will post the policy changes to our Web site, and notify site members of these changes and provide those members the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically. If such changes occur, we will notify you via email as well as on the members area page and login page.

Upon request we provide site members with access to their own transaction information (e.g., dates on which customers made purchases, amounts and types of purchases) which we maintain about them. Our members or former members can request this information by contacting us through the channels noted above.

With respect to security: We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site. Payment for site membership is processed off the site, by either PayPal or the receipt of a paper check - in either case the details of such transactions are not be retained by the on-line systems herein.

If you feel that DWHoops is not following its stated information policy, if you are a member you may contact us via email at the email address you received at signup, via private message on the message boards, or by US Postal Mail at the address above.


DWHoops.com is an independent media organization covering Duke Women's Basketball from 2006 to 2016,
and ACC Women's Basketball from 2006 to the present day via ACC WBB Digest.

We support but are not affiliated with Duke University Athletics or The Atlantic Coast Conference.

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