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Privacy Policy

Coates Golf is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Privacy Policy applies to Coates Golf’s World Wide Web site(s) (the “Site”) and governs data collection and usage. By using the Site, you consent to the data practices described in this policy. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access or use the Site.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time without notice to you. Such changes, modifications, additions, or deletions shall be effective immediately. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Site and this Policy periodically and to be aware of any modifications. Your continued use of the Site after such modifications will constitute your: 1) acknowledgement of the modified Policy and 2) agreement to abide and be bound by the modified Policy.

1. COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION. Coates Golf may collect personal information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Coates Golf also may collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Coates Golf. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Coates Golf for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personal information or personally sensitive data through Coates Golf public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Coates Golf does not read any of your private online communications. Coates Golf encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Coates Golf so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Coates Golf is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Site.

2. USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION. Coates Golf collects and uses your personal information to operate the Site and deliver the products and services you have requested. Coates Golf also uses your personal information to inform you of other products or services available from Coates Golf and its affiliates. Coates Golf may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current goods or services or of potential new goods or services that may be offered.

Coates Golf does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Coates Golf may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personal information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Coates Golf may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Coates Golf, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. Coates Golf does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent. Coates Golf keeps track of the Site and pages our customers visit within the Site in order to determine what Coates Golf products or services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Coates Golf to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

You will be given the opportunity to opt-out of having your email address used for commercial emails from Coates Golf at the time you receive any marketing email messages from us. In any case, if you no longer wish to receive promotional communications you may opt-out of receiving these communications by modifying your preferences in your Site user profile, or by contacting us via email at contact@coatesgolf.com.

Coates Golf will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Coates Golf or the Site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Coates Golf; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site, or the public.

3. USE OF COOKIES. The Site uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Coates Golf pages, or register with Coates Golf’s Site or services, a cookie helps Coates Golf to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Coates Golf features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Coates Golf services or Web sites you visit.

4. SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION. Coates Golf secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Coates Golf secures the personal information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. However, unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that (a) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; (b) the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this site cannot be guaranteed; and (c) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.

5. USE BY CHILDREN. This Site is not designed for, nor do we believe it is appealing to, children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. We encourage children to consult their parents before providing personal information. Parents, to learn more about how to protect your children online, visit http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/tech/tec08.shtm.

6. CHANGES TO THIS POLICY. Coates Golf will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect company and customer feedback. Coates Golf encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Coates Golf is protecting your information.

7. CONTACT INFORMATION. Coates Golf welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that Coates Golf has not adhered to this Policy, please contact Coates Golf at contact@coatesgolf.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

Terms and Conditions of Use

Thank you for visiting the Website of Coates Golf. Coates Golf provides the information and services on its World Wide Web site(s) (the “Site”) under the following terms and conditions (“Terms”). Please read these terms carefully before using this Site.

By accessing and/or using the Site, you acknowledge, accept, and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree, please exit this Site immediately. Your remedy for dissatisfaction with this Site, or any products, services, content, or other information available on or through this Site is to stop using the Site and/or those particular products or services.

Coates Golf reserves the right, at its discretion, to update or revise these Terms at any time. You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for checking the Terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Site following any such updates or revisions constitutes your acknowledgement and acceptance of the change and agreement to abide and be bound by the updated or revised Terms.

Coates Golf reserves the right to terminate or alter the Terms and to modify or discontinue this Site, including any features herein, at any time with or without notice to you. We shall not be liable to you or any third party should Coates Golf exercise such right.

You understand and agree that temporary interruptions of the services available through this Site may occur as normal events. You further understand and agree that Coates Golf has no control over third-party networks that you may access in the course of using this Site, and, therefore, delays and disruption of other network transmissions are completely beyond Coates Golf’s control.

You understand and agree that the services available on this Site are provided “AS IS” and that Coates Golf assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, misdelivery, or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.

As used in these Terms, references to Coates Golf’s “Affiliates” include Coates Golf’s owners, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, officers, directors, suppliers, partners, sponsors, and advertisers, and includes (without limitation) all parties involved in creating, producing, and/or delivering this Site and/or its contents.

1. LAWS AND REGULATIONS. Your use of the Site is subject to all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, and you are solely responsible for the contents of your communications through the Site. By using any communications service or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through this Site, you agree that you will not upload or otherwise submit or facilitate submission of any content, including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data, or other information, that:

1. Is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including, but not limited to, sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), or otherwise violates Coates Golf’s rules or policies;

2. Victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;

3. Infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party;

4. Constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail (also known as “spamming”), chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling;

5. Contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party; or

6. Impersonates any person or entity, including any of Coates Golf’s employees or representatives.

In addition, you may not use the Site to breach security of another account or attempt to gain unauthorized access to another network or server. Not all areas of the Site may be available to you or other authorized users of the Site. You shall not interfere with anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the Site or other similar services. Users who violate systems or network security may incur criminal or civil liability.

You acknowledge that Coates Golf will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network security at other Sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in investigating suspected criminal violations.

If you believe that content has been posted on the Site that violates these Terms, please notify us via email to contact@coatesgolf.com. We may, but typically will not, acknowledge receipt of your complaint. You agree that Coates Golf cannot and will not act as arbiter of disputes arising from third party communications or transmission to the Site, but will take only such actions as we believe are appropriate in our sole discretion. If you are a copyright owner and you believe your rights have been violated by Content uploaded to this Site, please follow our complaint process below.

2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. For purposes of these Terms, “content” is defined as any information, communications, software, photos, video, graphics, music, sounds, and other material and services that can be viewed by users on Coates Golf’s Site. This includes, but is in no way limited to, message boards, chat, and other original content.

By accepting these Terms, you acknowledge and agree that all content presented to you on this Site is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws, and is the sole property of Coates Golf. You are only permitted to use the content as expressly authorized by Coates Golf or the specific content provider. Except for a single copy made for personal use only, you may not copy, reproduce, modify, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute any documents or information from this Site in any form or by any means without prior written permission from Coates Golf or the specific content provider, and you are solely responsible for obtaining permission before reusing any copyrighted material that is available on this Site. Any unauthorized use of the materials appearing on this Site may violate copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws and could result in criminal or civil penalties.

Neither Coates Golf nor its affiliates warrant or represent that your use of materials displayed on, or obtained through, this Site will not infringe the rights of third parties. See “User’s Materials” below for a description of the procedures to be followed in the event that any party believes that content posted on this Site infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party.

Coates Golf’s marks and certain other marks on this Site are registered or unregistered trademarks or service marks of Coates Golf. All custom graphics, icons, logos, and service names are registered or unregistered trademarks or service marks of Coates Golf. All other trademarks or service marks are property of their respective owners. Nothing in these Terms grants you any right to use any trademark, service mark, logo, and/or the name of Coates Golf.

Each time you submit any User Materials (as explained further below), you represent and warrant that you are at least the age of majority in the state in which you reside and are the parent or legal guardian, or have all proper consents from the parent or legal guardian, of any minor who is depicted in or contributed to any User Materials you submit, and that, as to that User Material, (a) you are the sole author and owner of the intellectual property and other rights to the User Material, or you have a lawful right to submit the User Material and grant Coates Golf the rights to it that you are granting by these Terms and any additional terms, all without any obligation on our part to obtain consent of any third party and without creating any obligation or liability of Coates Golf; (b) the User Material is accurate; (d) the User Material does not and, as to Coates Golf’s permitted uses and exploitation set forth in these Terms, will not infringe any intellectual property or other right of any third party; and (e) the User Materials will not violate these Terms or any additional Terms, or cause injury or harm to any person.

Coates Golf has no obligation to monitor or enforce your intellectual property rights to your User Materials, but you grant Coates Golf the right to protect and enforce its rights to your User Material, including by bringing and controlling actions in your name and on your behalf (at Coates Golf’s cost and expense, to which you hereby consent and irrevocably appoint Coates Golf as your attorney-in-fact, with the power of substitution and delegation, which appointment is coupled with an interest).

3. USER’S MATERIALS. Subject to Coates Golf’s Privacy Policy, any communication or material that you transmit to this Site or to Coates Golf, whether by electronic mail or other means, for any reason, will be treated as nonconfidential and nonproprietary. While you retain all rights in such communications or material, you grant Coates Golf and its designated licensees a nonexclusive, royalty-free, fully paid, perpetual, and worldwide right to copy, distribute, display, perform, publish, translate, adapt, modify, and otherwise use such material.

Please do not submit confidential or proprietary information to Coates Golf unless we have mutually agreed in writing otherwise. Coates Golf is also unable to accept your unsolicited ideas or proposals, so please do not submit them to Coates Golf in any circumstance.

Coates Golf respects the intellectual property of others and asks you to do the same. If you or any user of this Site believes its copyright, trademark, or other property rights have been infringed by a posting on this Site, you or the user should send notification to Coates Golf immediately. To be effective, the notification must include:

1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;

3. Information reasonably sufficient to permit Coates Golf to contact the complaining party, such as address, telephone number and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;

4. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be subject to infringing activity and that is to be removed and information reasonably sufficient to permit Coates Golf to locate the materials;

5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, agent, or the law; and

6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. Sec. 512(c), Coates Golf’s Designated Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as indicated below. Service of repeat infringers of copyright or of users about whom repeat claims of copyright infringement are received will be terminated.

Designated Agent for Claimed Infringement:

Coates Golf, LLC
P.O. Box 2500
Silver Springs, Florida 34489

4. THIRD PARTY INFORMATION. This Site may link you to other sites on the Internet or otherwise include references to information, documents, software, materials, and/or services provided by other parties. These sites may contain information or material that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. These other sites and parties are not under Coates Golf’s control, and you acknowledge that Coates Golf is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites, nor is Coates Golf responsible for errors or omissions in any references to other parties or their products and services. The inclusion of such a link or reference is provided merely as a convenience and does not imply endorsement of, or association with, the site or party by Coates Golf, or any warranty of any kind, either express or implied.

5. DISCLAIMER. COATES GOLF DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WRITTEN OR ORAL, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, NONINTEREFERENCE, OR ACCURACY OF INFORMATIONAL CONTENT; WHETHER SUCH WARRANTIES ARISE FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, LAW, USAGE, OR TRADE PRACTICE, SUCH WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW AND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED BY COATES GOLF, ITS SUPPLIERS, AND AFFILIATES.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COATES GOLF MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE MATERIALS WILL MEET USER REQUIREMENTS, THE MATERIALS WILL BE ERROR-FREE, THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE MATERIALS WILL BE EFFECTIVE, ACCURATE, OR RELIABLE, OR THE QUALITY OF THE MATERIALS OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE SITE FROM US OR OUR AFFILIATES WILL BE FREE FROM MISTAKES, ERRORS, OR DEFECTS.

YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF THE USE, SALE, RESALE, TRANSPORTATION, STORAGE, HANDLING, DISPOSAL, OR DISCHARGE OF ANY MATERIALS SOLD BY COATES GOLF TO YOU, EITHER ALONE OR IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER PRODUCTS OR MATERIALS. IN NO EVENT SHALL COATES GOLF, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONTINGENT DAMAGES, OR COSTS OF LITIGATION, ARISING OUT OF ANY CLAIM OF ANY NATURE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, PATENT INFRINGEMENT, OR OTHERWISE, NOR SHALL COATES GOLF HAVE A DUTY TO DEFEND SUCH CLAIMS ON YOUR BEHALF. IT IS AGREED AND UNDERSTOOD THAT THE PRICE STATED FOR THE MATERIALS IS A CONSIDERATION IN LIMITING COATES GOLF’S LIABILITY. IN THE EVENT THAT THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY IS HELD BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION NOT TO APPLY TO YOU, COATES GOLF’S MAXIMUM LIABILITY TO YOU SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE INVOICE PRICE OF THE MATERIALS SOLD BY COATES GOLF TO YOU.

6. TRANSMISSION OF PERSONAL DATA. There may be certain areas in this Site where you can voluntarily submit information to Coates Golf, including personal information such as information that could be used to identify or contact you (“Personal Information”). If you choose to voluntarily submit information, including Personal Information, to Coates Golf through this Site, you understand and agree that such information will be transmitted over the Internet. While Coates Golf has taken reasonable steps to protect any information that you may submit from unauthorized interception and use, the risk of unauthorized interception and use of electronically transmitted information cannot be entirely eliminated. Therefore, there is always a risk of unauthorized interception and use of any information that you submit to Coates Golf through this Site. If you voluntarily access and use this Site, Coates Golf will not be responsible for any unauthorized interception and/or use of your information. You further acknowledge and agree that by providing Coates Golf with any Personal Information through the Site, you consent to the transmission of such Personal Information over international borders as necessary for processing in accordance with Coates Golf’s standard business practices and the Coates Golf Web Site Privacy Policy.

7. INDEMNIFICATION. You assume full responsibility for any use of any information, goods or services offered on or through this Site. You understand and agree that Coates Golf will not be responsible or liable for any claim, loss or damage arising from the use of any information, goods or services.

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Coates Golf and its Affiliates harmless from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees and costs, that arise from your use or misuse of the Site. Coates Golf reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with Coates Golf in asserting any available defenses.

8. EXPORT CONTROLS. Materials available on or through this Site are subject to United States Export Controls. No materials from this Site may be downloaded or exported (a) into (or to a resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other country which the United States has embargoed goods; or (b) anyone on the United States Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the United States Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using the materials, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.

9. INTERNATIONAL USE. Although this Site may be accessible worldwide, Coates Golf makes no representation that materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. Any offer for any product, service, and/or information made in connection with this Site is void where prohibited.

10. TERMINATION OF USE. You agree that Coates Golf may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Site with or without notice and for any reason, including, without limitation, breach of these terms. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive, or illegal activity may be grounds for terminating your access and may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities.

Upon termination or suspension, regardless of the reasons therefore, your right to use the Site immediately ceases. Coates Golf shall not be liable to you or any third party for any claims or damages arising out of any termination or suspension or any other actions taken by Coates Golf in connection therewith.

Your obligations to Coates Golf will continue upon termination of your rights under these Terms, including restrictions regarding the content, disclaimers, indemnification obligations and liability limitations under the Terms. Upon termination of your rights, you must promptly destroy all content downloaded or obtained from this Site, as well as all copies of any content.

11. ACCESS TO PASSWORD PROTECTED/SECURE AREAS. Access to and use of password protected and/or secure area of the Site is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized access to such areas is prohibited and may lead to criminal prosecution.

12. JURISDICTION/GOVERNING LAW. This Site (excluding any linked sites) is controlled by Coates Golf from its offices within the State of Florida, United States of America. It can be accessed from all fifty states, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of Florida, by accessing this Site, Coates Golf and you both agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Florida, without regard to the conflict of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters relating to the use of this Site. Coates Golf and you both agree and submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts sitting in Marion County, Florida, as applicable, with respect to such matters and any other dispute relating to the Site. In any action to enforce these terms, the prevailing party will be entitled to attorneys’ fees and costs. Any cause of action brought by you against Coates Golf or its affiliates must be instituted within one year after the cause of action arises or be deemed forever waived and barred.

13. SEVERABILITY. If any part of these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

14. WAIVER. Any failure by Coates Golf to enforce or exercise any provision of these terms or related rights shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision.

15. MISCELLANEOUS. You may not assign your rights or obligations under these Terms to any third party, and any purported attempt to do so shall be null and void. Coates Golf may freely assign its rights and obligations under these Terms.

You agree not to sell, resell, reproduce, duplicate, copy, or use for any commercial purposes any portion of this Site.

These Terms shall not be construed more strictly against any party regardless of who is responsible for their drafting. Unless the context of these Terms otherwise clearly requires, references to the plural include the singular and the singular include the plural. Wherever the context so requires, the masculine shall refer to the feminine, the feminine shall refer to the masculine, the masculine or the feminine shall refer to the neuter, and the neuter shall refer to the masculine or the feminine.

The captions of these Terms are for convenience and ease of reference only and in no way define, describe, extend, or limit the scope or intent of these Terms.