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Children’s Privacy

The following additional terms, conditions and notices apply to use of the “Personal Information” collected and/or used in a story submission for children under the age of 13 years and a important part of our Terms of Use Policies. Please review those policies as well.

Prior to collecting or publication of any “Personal information” about a child under 13, LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM expects and demands that the contributor/photographer makes reasonable efforts to obtain consent from the child’s parent before submitting any image, story or nomination of a minor child. After informing the parent about the types of information LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM will collect, how it will be used, and under what circumstances it will be disclosed.

LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM will apply these children’s terms and conditions for publication but no method is foolproof for determining age while online. In that regard LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM strongly encourages parents and guardians to supervise their children’s on-line activities and consider using parental control tools available from on-line services and software manufacturers to help provide a child-friendly on-line environment. These tools also can prevent children from disclosing on-line their name, address, and other personal information without parental permission.

Personal Information

“Personal information” collected or contained in a story submission may include any of the information defined below as “Personal Information” with respect to general users of the Web site and may be used by LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM for the same purposes. Except as necessary to process a child’s requests or orders placed with advertisers or merchants, with parental approval, featured on the Web site.

Personal Information used in stories or for award nominations:

  • Child’s Name
  • Child’s Age
  • Child’s school
  • Child’s City
  • Child’s School Civic accomplishments, school or league sports participation and accomplishments

If a child enters a game, contest or other activity covered or reported on in LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM, the child’s parent or legal guardian may be required by LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM to provide the minimum Personal Information reasonably necessary for the coverage of the child during a sporting or civic activity. Such “Personal Information” may include at a minimum the child’s name, age, school or program participating in and

A child’s parent or legal guardian may request LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM to provide a description of the Personal Information that LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM has collected from the child, as well as instruct LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM to cease further use, maintenance and collection of Personal Information from the child.

If a child voluntarily discloses his or her name, e-mail address or other personally-identifying information on chat areas, bulletin boards or other forums or public posting areas, such disclosures may result in unsolicited messages from other parties that LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM has no control over and as such will not be held responsible for any use or misuse out of our control.

Personal Information Protection

LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM, WILL NEVER ever release, rent, sell, barter or give away personal information it collects about minor children or youth whether published in any medium or not. All information will be used only for the purpose of stories and publication on LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM.