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Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy is applicable to this Website, the Applications, the Tournament and all products and services provided and/or distributed (whether via this Website or elsewhere) by the Astros Golf Foundation (the “Foundation”) which link to this Privacy Policy, all of which will be referred to herein collectively as the Foundation Properties” and individually as a “Foundation Property.” This Privacy Policy describes what information we collect via the Foundation Properties, how we may use that information and the choices we offer for you to manage the personal information we collect related to your use of the Foundation Properties. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the collection of information from you offline (e.g., when you provide information over the phone or on a paper form). The Foundation Properties may link to services or properties operated by third parties which are not subject to this Privacy Policy. You should familiarize yourself with the privacy practices of any third party whose services or properties you utilize and direct any concerns regarding any such third party property to the administrator of the applicable property.

Personal Information We Collect.  We Collect Personal Information You Choose to Provide. You may visit and enjoy many elements of the Foundation Properties without disclosing any personal information about yourself. However, if you choose to make use of select, special or enhanced elements of the Foundation Properties, you may need to share with us certain personal information so those elements may function properly. When you use certain enhanced elements within the Foundation Properties (e.g., create a profile, register for a promotion, make a purchase or publish a comment), the personal information we collect may include, but is not limited to:

  • Full name,
  • Email address,
  • Password,
  • Street address,
  • Telephone number(s),
  • Birth date,
  • Payment card information,
  • Location data and
  • Contacts (as stored in your wireless device)

How We Use and Share Your Personal Information.  If you submit personal information to us, or to any third party acting on our behalf (a “Service Provider”), via the Foundation Properties, we may use and share your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy, as disclosed when you first submit your information or as otherwise permissible under applicable law. We will not sell, lease, publish or share your personal information with or to anyone else, except as set forth in this Privacy Policy. We may use and share your personal information as described in Section 1 above and: 

  • To provide you with information you have requested, or with products, services or content you have purchased, used or otherwise engaged with, (e.g., a sweepstakes, rewards program, subscription to goods or services, etc.) and to communicate with you (including via postal mail) about the same; 
  • To communicate with you about the PGA or an entity hosting a  PGA tournament applicable to your interactions with the Foundation Properties and about products, services, sponsors, partners or affiliates related to a purchase you have made or rules or terms to which you have agreed, to the extent the sending of such communication is permissible under applicable law; 
  • With one or more entities that host a PGA tournament, to the extent you've submitted information or accessed functionality or content that relates specifically to such entities (e.g., you've made an PGA tournament-specific purchase), so we and they may learn more about fans like you, add you to a postal mail list, and provide better services to you; 
  • To send you periodic surveys to help improve the Foundation Properties or your fan experience;
  • In connection with loyalty, membership or rewards programs operated or accessible from the Foundation Properties; 
  • When the personally identifying components of your information are removed, we may use and share such anonymized information for internal purposes (e.g., to learn about the age distribution of our users); and 
  • In accordance with any other permission you provide at the time you submit such information to us.

Other Information Collected.  

Technical Information. When you use the Foundation Properties, we use software tools, including but not limited to cookies, web beacons and similar technologies, to collect a variety of technical, non-personally identifiable information, for internal purposes. We may associate such technical information with personal information you provide to us as described in Section 1 above, in which case we will treat such associated information as personal information. Please be advised that associating technical information with personal information may be required for us, and our service providers, to recognize you and your communications with us, for example to retain your newsletter preferences or enable your use of a “shopping cart.” 

Location Data. When you use a Foundation Property via a wireless device we may solicit your permission to collect your location data. We use such location information for internal purposes and to improve your Foundation Property experience. 

We allow select third parties, such as those who deliver advertisements, content, social networking or provide other services associated with the Foundation Properties, to set cookies, web beacons or similar technologies in certain locations within the Foundation Properties, including but not limited to certain of our emails. 

Social Networking. When using the Foundation Properties or when using certain third party social networking services (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Google +) (each a “Social Network”), you may have the option to connect your Foundation Property information and activity with your Social Network information and activity. If you authorize such a connection, you permit us to share or publish information about your Foundation Property activity with that Social Network and its users, and to access certain of your Social Network information, as disclosed to you at the time you consent to the connection.  We recommend that you familiarize yourself with the privacy policy and privacy control options of any Social Network with which you choose to share information or connect to a Foundation Property. 

Device ID. When you use certain Foundation Properties, we or our service provider may collect your unique device ID. We may use such information for internal purposes and to provide you a better Foundation Property experience. We may associate Device ID with personal information you provide to us as described in Section 1 above, in which case we will treat such associated information as personal information.

Other Circumstances When Your Data May Be Shared

    • Aggregated and Anonymous Information. We may share aggregated, anonymous information with any third party. This information is not linked to personal information that can identify you or another individual person. 
    • Disclosure for Legal Purposes. We may be required to share your personal and non-personal information pursuant to judicial or governmental subpoenas, warrants or orders. If we are required to do so, we will, of course, obey the law. 

Managing Your Personal Information.  You may choose and control what information you provide about yourself and certain information which is automatically collected via the Foundation Properties. If you do not wish to provide certain information necessary for enhanced functionality or content on the Foundation Properties, please do not use such functionality or content. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows a user to accept or reject most cookies. If you set your browser or Adobe Flash options not to accept cookies or local shared objects, you may not be able to take advantage of certain features of the Foundation Properties.

Foundation Properties contains links to other websites and products operated by related and unrelated third parties. In addition, if you click on an advertisement within Foundation Properties, you may be directed to a web page within our services or to a third-party website or product. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of third party websites or products, and we encourage you to read the privacy policies of every website and product that collects personally identifiable information from you. This Privacy Policy applies only to Foundation Properties, unless you are notified otherwise upon accessing any third party website or product, in which case the terms and conditions set forth in such notification will apply.

Last updated: March 4, 2019

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