Privacy Policy

Last Revised: October 19th, 2015

This Privacy Policy describes the type of information that Medal Sports (Taiwan) Corporation (“Medal Sports”, “we”, “us” or “our”) and our service providers gather on our website, www.themdsports.com (“Website”), and how that information is collected, stored, and used. The Website provides news and information about our network of early childhood schools.

This Privacy Policy notifies you of:

  • What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the Website;
  • Who collects such information;
  • How such information is used;
  • With whom your information may be shared;
  • What choices you have regarding collection, use and distribution of your information;
  • What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control; and
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to Medal Sports by contacting us.

  1. Acceptance of Privacy Policy

    By accessing, using, and visiting the Website and by providing information on the Website or to Medal Sports, you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy. Please do not provide us with any personal information that you do not want to be used by us in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use form an agreement that is effective as if you had signed it.

    Medal Sports reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. You are responsible for checking the Privacy Policy before each use of the Website for our most current privacy practices. If you do not accept this Privacy Policy, you are not authorized to use the Website and must discontinue use of the Website immediately.

    Should the Privacy Policy be revised, we will post the changes on the Website and the new Privacy Policy will be effective immediately upon posting. You can determine when the Privacy Policy was last revised by referring to the "Last Revised" legend at the top of this page. Each time you access, use or browse the Website, you signify your acceptance of the then-current Privacy Policy.

  2. What Information We Collect

    Medal Sports may collect the following types of information from or about you through the Website: (i) personally identifiable information, including, but not limited to, your name, address, email address, gender, phone number, birthdate, Social Security Number, government identification number, driver’s license number, interests and similar information (“Personal Information”); and (ii) information that does not directly identify you by itself, such as your internet protocol address, unique identifier, browser type, internet service provider, equipment, cookie information, web beacon information, frequency of Website visits, pages requested, clicks, impressions, header data, interaction data, transaction data, and the like (“Browsing Information”).

  3. How We Collect Information

    We collect Personal Information and Browsing Information directly from you when you provide it to us, such as the following ways:

    • Registrations for any product, service, or event on our Website;
    • Subscriptions or purchases to receive one of our products or services;
    • Registrations to receive email subscription and/or e-newsletters;
    • Submission of a contact request or customer service request;
    • Submission of a product or service review or rating
    • Inquiries regarding products, assembly manuals, or replacements parts;
    • Registrations for membership accounts or profiles;
    • Report a problem with our Website;
    • Responses to surveys available on the Website or through email communications;
    • Posts of materials, content or reviews;
    • Requests for further services;
    • Participation in contests or sweepstakes; and
    • Correspondence with us via e-mail transmitted on our Website or otherwise.

    As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect Browsing Information or other information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including details of your visits to our Website, including:

    • traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website; and
    • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type.

    We may also collect this information automatically as you navigate through the Website and from third parties, for example, our service providers and business partners. We may associate information we collect with Personal Information or Browsing Information that we collect in other ways or receive from third parties.

    The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include (but are not limited to):

    • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may be able to refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website.
    • Web Beacons. Pages of our the Website and our e-mails may contain web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs. pixel tags and single-pixel gifs).
  4. Third Party Services

    We use a variety of third party service providers to assist us with, or to perform, operation of the Website and the activities that we can do under the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy. Examples of some of the third party service providers we may use include the ones listed below, but we may use others that we do not disclose.

    • Bazaarvoice. We use Bazaarvoice to help us with the operation and functionality of the Website, including for purposes such as collecting, displaying, and distributing product or service reviews and ratings, and otherwise as permitted in this Privacy Policy or by law. Bazaarvoice may use cookies or other automatic data collection methods or technologies to automatically collect Personal Information or Browsing Information when you visit this Website or use certain features or functionalities on the Website (such as submitting a product or service review or rating). Bazaarvoice receives and stores all of the Personal Information and Browsing Information that its cookies, methods, and technologies collect. Bazaarvoice may use such Personal Information and Browsing Information: for its own and for third party purposes; to share ratings and reviews with third parties and for display and distribution on third party websites and services; to provide reports and analytics to companies it works with; for statistical and other analytical uses; for product and service research, development, provisioning, maintenance and improvement; in order to maintain, provide, or improve its services; and for any other lawful purposes. In addition to as described in this Privacy Policy, Bazaarvoice may collect, use, store, share, and disclose Personal Information and Browsing Information for other or different purposes that are not described in this Privacy Policy–see Bazaarvoice’s Privacy Policy at http://www.bazaarvoice.com/privacy-policy/ for more information.
    • Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics, which is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). We use Google Analytics for purposes such as evaluating your use of the Website, compiling reports on Website activity for our purpose, evaluation and providing other services relating to the Website activity and Internet usage, and otherwise as permitted in this Privacy Policy or by law. Google Analytics may use cookies or other automatic data collection methods or technologies to automatically collect Personal Information and Browsing Information when you visit this Website. Google receives and stores all of the Personal Information and Browsing Information that its cookies, methods, and technologies collect. In addition to as described in this Privacy Policy, Google may collect, use, store, share, and disclose Personal Information and Browsing Information for other or different purposes that are not described in this Privacy Policy–see Google’s Privacy Policy at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ for more information. For certain browsers, you may be able prevent Google from collecting information via cookies and processing this information by downloading and installing this browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
  5. Do Not Track

    Because we may track Website usage information through the use of cookies, pixels and other tracking mechanisms, your selection of the “Do Not Track” option provided by your browser may not have any effect on our collection of cookie information. Accordingly, getting a “Do Not Track” signal to work as you might want is difficult. Using browsers as an example, not all tracking technologies can be controlled by browsers; unique aspects of your browser might be recognizable even if you disable a tracking technology; not all settings will necessarily last or be effective; even if a setting is effective for one purpose data still may be collected for another; and even if one website observes a “Do Not Track” signal, that website usually will not be able to control other websites.

  6. How We Use and Disclose Information

    Medal Sports, its affiliates, vendors, service providers, and third party partners may use your Personal Information and Browsing Information to present our Website and its contents to you, to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us, to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it or to which you consent, to process and fulfill orders, ship and confirm orders or event registrations, provide customer service, update membership account and profile information, administer contests and sweepstakes, improve your Website experience, forward promotional emails and postal mail, forward updates and announcements, and communicate with you about the Website, contests and sweepstakes, and the products and services of Medal Sports and its affiliates.

    • Requested Emails: You authorize Medal Sports, its affiliates, vendors, service providers, and third party partners to transmit email to you to respond to your questions or use or access of our products or services. In addition, if you have an account or profile or sign up to receive email communications, you agree that Medal Sports is authorized to send you announcements, updates and informational and promotional emails and postal mail from Medal Sports. If you participate in contests or sweepstakes, you agree that Medal Sports, its affiliates, vendors, and third party partners are authorized to contact prospective winners by telephone and send information, documents and prizes to you by email or postal mail, as provided in the applicable rules. Unsubscribe instructions are included in each promotional email.
    • Service Providers: We may disclose Personal Information or Browsing Information to third parties that we may hire to perform services on our behalf. We may share Personal Information, Browsing Information, and other non-personal information with our service providers, shippers, vendors, advertisers, consultants, franchisees and affiliates for our internal business purposes, Website analysis or administration, communications with you, order payment and fulfillment, order delivery, marketing or similar activities.
    • Legal and Safety Reasons: Medal Sports may disclose Personal Information or Browsing Information as required by applicable law or as necessary or advisable to: (a) protect Medal Sports’ rights, safety or property or the rights, safety or property of others; (b) enforce the Terms; (c) respond to your orders or requests for customer service or other information; (d) comply with legal process or cooperate with law enforcement or governmental requests; (e) investigate, prevent or take action regarding suspected illegal activities, fraud or potential threats, or exercise legal rights or defend against claims; or (f) comply with or as permitted by applicable laws and regulations.
    • Major Transactions: Medal Sports reserves the right to transfer any and all information, including without limitation Personal Information or Browsing Information, collected from Website users to an affiliate or third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or disposition of all or any portion of our business or operations (including without limitation in connection with bankruptcy or any similar proceedings).

    Medal Sports may combine Personal Information and Browsing Information collected through the Website with information available from other sources (such as offline records or publicly available information). When it directly identifies you, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information.

    Medal Sports may use and share Browsing Information and non-personally identifiable information and aggregated information without restriction. The use and disclosure of such information is not subject to any restrictions under this Privacy Policy. Additionally, we may take Personal Information and de-identify it and share it in a de-identified or aggregated form with third parties to show or analyze site usage, improve our services, improve our user experience, or for similar purposes.

    We reserve the right to use and share Personal Information or Browsing Information for any other reason described in this Privacy Policy, or for any other lawful purpose.

  7. Security of Your Personal Information

    Medal Sports uses what it believes to be commercially reasonable administrative, physical and electronic security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your Personal Information.

    No transmission of data over the internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under the control of Medal Sports to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect Personal Information, neither Medal Sports nor our service providers can ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us over the internet. Any such transmission is done at your own risk.

  8. Children and Privacy

    Medal Sports and the Website do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 18. If you are under age 13, you are not permitted to use the Website or to submit any Personal Information to the Website. If we become aware that a Website user is under age 18 and has provided Personal Information, we will take steps to remove his or her Personal Information from our files. If you are a parent or guardian and believe we may have inadvertently collected personal information from your child, please notify us immediately by sending an email to info@themdsports.com.

  9. Third Party Posts and Links

    The Website may include posts by or links to websites operated by third parties. Medal Sports endeavors to allow posts or links to reputable organizations; however, because third parties and other sites are not hosted or controlled by us, Medal Sports is not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites or third parties, or their content or activities. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of third parties and their websites. This Privacy Policy only applies to information that Medal Sports collects through the Website and does not address the privacy or information practices of any third parties or other websites.

  10. Information Removal/Opt-Out

    You are responsible for keeping your Personal Information current. You may update your Personal Information by sending an email to info@themdsports.com.

    We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving certain communications from Medal Sports by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" link in any promotional email you receive from us and follow the "Unsubscribe" instructions, or contacting us at info@themdsports.com. Please note that such requests may take up to ten (10) days to become effective. You may not opt out of receiving communications regarding your purchases, your dealings with the Website, or technical information about the Website.

  11. Notice of Privacy Rights of California Residents

    If you are a California resident and have provided personal information to Medal Sports, you are entitled by law to request certain information regarding any disclosure that may have been made by Medal Sports to third parties of personal information for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, send an email to info@medalsports.com.tw, specifying that you seek your "California Customer Choice Privacy Notice." Please allow thirty (30) days for a response. Medal Sports is required to respond to only one request per customer each year, and is not required to respond to requests made by means other than through the above email address.

    We will not share your personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes if you request that we do not do so. You may make such a request by sending us an email at info@medalsports.com.tw or by mailing your request to:

    Medal Sports
    7F, No. 20, 1st Section Heping West Road, Taipei, Taiwan 10078

    When contacting us, please indicate your name, address, email address, and what personal information you do not want us to share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Please note that there is no charge for controlling the sharing of your Personal Information or for processing this request.

  12. Governing Law

    This Privacy Policy shall be governed by, and will be construed under, the laws of the State of Illinois, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law principles. Those who choose to access the Sites from locations outside the United States or Canada do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Medal Sports may limit the Website’s availability, in whole or in part, concerning any person, geographic area or jurisdiction, at any time in its sole discretion. Medal Sports may host or store servers and information within or outside the United States.

  13. Contact Information

    Medal Sports welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy. Please contact Medal Sports at:

    Medal Sports
    7F, No. 20, 1st Section Heping West Road, Taipei, Taiwan 10078

    Please note that email communications may not be secure. Accordingly, you should not include personal or other sensitive information in your email correspondence to Medal Sports.