Only limited access to the Web Site, in the form of participation in certain free tournaments and access to general information available on the Web Site, is available without registration. In order to use features of this Web Site requiring registration or to interact with this Web site as a ZBO or Customer, you must first complete the registration form and create a user name and password. During registration you are required to give contact information (such as name and email address). We use this information to contact you about the services on our site in which you have expressed interest.
Once you are registered, you may receive communications from us via electronic mail (such as newsletters, information about site updates, offers for tournaments). You may also receive communications from other users of the site. You may opt out of these communications using the settings located within your USER SETTINGS for the site.
You will also receive communications from us as to the results of the tournaments in which you participant. You may also opt out of these communications, but, if you do so, you will not be informed of tournament results.
Fanta-Z Holdings, LLC, (“FantaZ”) is the sole owner of the information collected on FantaZ.com. FantaZ collects personally identifiable information from our users at several different points on our Web site.
If you purchase a product or service from us, we request certain personally identifiable information from you on our order form. You must provide contact information (such as name, email, and shipping address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date).
We use this information for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.
If you apply to become a Z Business Owner, we require that you provide certain personally identifiable information, including your name, address, phone number, credit card number, your sponsor’s name, and your Social Security Number (SSN) or Tax Identification Number (TIN). This information is necessary to process your application and to contact you.
Social Security Numbers
We require your SSN or TIN prior to paying winnings to you exceeding $600 in a calendar year and prior to allowing you to register as a ZBO. This information is used for us to report monies paid you to taxing authorities pursuant to applicable law. When you enter your social security number on our registration form or substitute W-9, we encrypt it using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
Surveys or Contests
We may provide you the opportunity to participate in tournament on our site. If you participate, we will request certain personally identifiable information from you, including your IP address and login. Participation in these contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information.
We may maintain records of the play in and results of each particular tournament. We are not obligated to maintain such records for any particular period of time.
We use this information to determine and notify winners and award prizes, to monitor site traffic, for audit purposes, for statistical purposes, for resolving disputes between players, for determining calculations of PTV, commissions, bonuses, and pool qualification, and for marketing new and existing tournaments to previous players.
FantaZ may use a third party service provider to conduct certain contests; any such company will be prohibited from using our users’ personally identifiable information for any other purpose except provision of services through our Web Site.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. We stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email, tracking the success of the referral, and assigning the sponsor to the referred friend.
Uses of Information
We use the information that we collect from you to determine winners of each tournament, to detect and prevent cheating and fraudulent activity, to troubleshoot errors, to determine user tournament expertise, to calculate commissions, bonuses, and pool qualification, to respond to customer service inquiries, and to display high scores.
Information on your PTV and ZBO Level will be available to your upline. Your upline WILL NOT have information on your Z-Wallet balance, winnings, bank information, credit card information or SSN/TIN.
We use aggregate (non-personally indentifying) information to determine popularity of tournaments, to determine which geographic areas for expansion, and for marketing purposes.
Communications from the Site
Special Offers and Updates
We will occasionally send you information and newsletters on products, services, tournaments, special deals, promotions, and the Z-business opportunity.
Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications. Please see the “Choice and Opt-out.” Newsletters If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe. Please see the “Choice and Opt-out” section.
We will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email.
Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account. [You may opt-out of these communications. Please see “Choice and Opt-out.”]
Based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us, we will send you a welcoming email to verify your username and password and can send you a password reset email at your request. We will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We will generally communicate with you by email, but may occasionally communicate via telephone at our option.
We store information that we collect through cookies, log files, and your submissions to create a “profile” of your preferences. We tie your personally identifiable information, and your purchasing history, to information in the profile, in order to provide tailored promotions and marketing offers and to improve the content of the site for you. We also use this profile to display your unique profile page and game page.
We share certain aspects of your profile, such as your name, your PTV accumulation and your city and state, with your upline in their virtual office. The format in which information is provided is the same for all ZBOs.
Supplementation of Information
In order to provide certain services to you, we may on occasion supplement the personal information you submitted to us with information from third party sources.
We may use a third party service to verify your identity or address, in order to verify that you reside in a jurisdiction in which our games of skill are legal to play and to verify that you are at least 18 years old.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable)
We share aggregated demographic information about our user base with our partners and advertisers. This information does not identify individual users. This information includes the aggregate participation in particular tournaments, the statistical breakdown of the players, and statistical breakdown of users.
We do not link aggregate user data with personally identifiable information.
Personally identifiable information:
We share certain Personally Identifiable Information Personally Identifiable Information with Third Parties, as follows:
We use an outside shipping and fulfillment companies to fulfill orders, and a credit card processing company to bill you for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purposes.
We may use other third parties to provide certain games or tournaments on our site. These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site
We provide you the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes, when we ask for this information. For example, if you purchase a product/service but do not wish to receive any additional marketing material from us, you can indicate your preference on our order form.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at email@example.com.
You will be notified when your personal information is collected by any third party that is not our agent/service provider, so you can make an informed choice as to whether or not to share your information with that party.
As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, referring sponsor, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
If you send out referrals to the web site (including automated postings on social networks), we track these referrals with a link which is personally identifiable to you and with a cookie on the recipient’s computer (if the recipient clicks on the link) identifying you as the referring party.
We do link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information. IP addresses are tied to personally identifiable information to ensure compliance with local laws as to the legality of our services.
We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close you browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file.
Prior to your registration, we use persistent cookies so that the person who referred you to this site is listed as your sponsor, if that person is a ZBO. We set a persistent cookie to store your passwords, so you don’t have to enter it more than once. Persistent cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.
If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site, such as tournaments or the shopping cart, will be limited.
Third Party Advertisers
The ads appearing on this Web site are delivered to users by our advertising partners. We share Web site usage information about users with a reputable third party for the purpose of targeting our Internet banner advertisements on this site.
Links to Other Sites
This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by FantaZ. Please be aware that we, FantaZ, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.
This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site.
Bulletin Boards/Chat Rooms
Access to Personally Identifiable Information
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by making the change on our member information page by contacting us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
In the event Fanta-Z Holdings, LLC goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via email or a notice on our web site of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
Changes in this Privacy Statement
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.