Disclosures, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy

Swim University® is a registered trademark of Ace Media, LLC (“Ace Media”, “we” or “our”).

Our business is based around our readers’ trust. We want to be transparent in what we do and how we earn money as a company.

We earn money on this site through:

We participate in affiliate programs, including (but not limited to) Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn commissions by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. All of the products for which we receive affiliate commissions are ones that we believe in, and in many cases, have used ourselves.

In the case of advertising partnerships, we only agree to a partnership if we believe in the product and the company itself.

We will display disclaimers on all sponsored content. We may also include, in certain areas, more explanation defining sponsored content to readers. In addition, we will ensure the treatment and design of advertising and sponsored content are clearly separate from our editorial content.

We may reject or remove any sponsored content at any time that contains false, deceptive, potentially misleading, or illegal content; or is inconsistent with or may tend to bring disparagement, harm to reputation, or other damage to the Ace Media brand and its websites.

Terms

By accessing swimuniversity.com this (the “Site”), you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this Site.

Content Disclaimer

NO RENDERING OF ADVICE. Everything on this Site is provided for informational purposes. Our content is based on research from books, websites, and our own experience. We make reasonable efforts to make sure the information presented is accurate and up to date, but do not warrant that any of that information is accurate, complete, reliable, error free, or current. We assume no responsibility for any errors or omissions in any content presented on this Site or any other platform we upload content to, or any links to any other web resources in any of our content.

Everything you try for yourself should be contingent upon your own research and good judgment. If you’re thinking about making a big change due to content posted here, consider asking a professional’s advice first.

The materials on our Site are provided “as is.” We make no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaim and negate all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, we do not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on our Site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this Site and others we own.

Limitations

In no event shall Ace Media or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on the Site, even if Ace Media or an Ace Media authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

Use License

  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on the Site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license, you may not:
    • modify or copy the materials;
    • use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
    • attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on the Site;
    • remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    • transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
  2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may also be terminated by Ace Media at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

Intellectual Property

Product names, logos, brands, and other trademarks featured or referred to within Ace Media websites and products are the property of their respective trademark holders. These trademark holders are not affiliated with Ace Media, our products, or our websites.

The materials contained in this Site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Ace Media websites could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Ace Media does not warrant that any of the materials on its websites are accurate, complete, or current. Ace Media may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. Ace Media does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

Links

Ace Media has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by Ace Media. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

Modifications

Ace Media may revise these terms for the Site at any time without notice. By using this Site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Governing Law

Any claim relating to Ace Media, LLC’s websites shall be governed by the laws of the State of Colorado without regard to any conflict of law provisions.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, and disclose information from users of our Site. This Privacy Policy does not apply to websites, applications, products, or services that display or link to different privacy statements; in the event of a conflict or inconsistency between this Privacy Policy and a privacy policy for such website, application, product, or service, the latter controls.

1. User Consent

By submitting information through our Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and you expressly consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy, as amended from time to time.

Types of Data We Collect

If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you targeted ads on third party websites, you may opt-out as indicated below. Please note this does not necessarily opt you out of being delivered advertising. You may continue to receive generic ads. You may opt out of the DoubleClick cookie by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page or you may opt out of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page. Google has additional information available about their Remarketing Privacy Guidelines and Restrictions. You may view a list of other third party service providers who collect information, and/or opt-out of such collection of information about you, by visiting http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ or http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the activities, including cookies and web beacons, of these third parties when they are collecting or using data for their own purposes or on behalf of others. Please consult the respective privacy policies and statements of such third parties for more information, including how Google uses data when you use its partners’ sites. If you would like more information about certain advertising practices and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here: http://www.networkadvertising.org/consumer/opt_out.asp.

2. Use of Your Data

We may use your information to:

Creation of De-Identified Data.
We may also create de-identified or aggregate data records from personal information by excluding or changing information that makes the information personally identifiable to you. We use this data for a variety of purposes, such as to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may enhance the content of our Site and improve Site functionality.

3. Disclosure of Your Personal Information

We share your information as described in this Privacy Policy.

  1. Consent. We may share your personal information with your consent or, if required by law, with appropriate notice to and consent of your parent or guardian, if applicable.
  2. Third-party Service Providers. We may share your personal information with third-party service providers who need access to your information to do work for us, such as to host our Site on third-party servers; to conduct quality assurance testing and data analytics on our Site; and to provide technical support and crash analytics for the same.
  3. Corporate Restructuring. We may share your personal information in connection with or during negotiation of any merger, financing, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution, transaction, or proceeding involving the sale, transfer, divestiture or disclosure of all or a portion of our assets or business to another company. In such an event, this Privacy Policy will continue to apply to your information, and any such third party would only be able to handle your personal information as per this Privacy Policy (unless you give consent to a new policy).
  4. Other Disclosures. Ace Media may disclose personal information (i) in connection with any legal investigation; (ii) to comply with relevant laws or to respond to legal process served on Ace Media; (iii) to protect or defend the rights or property of Ace Media, our agents, or users of the Site; (iv) to investigate or assist in preventing any violation or potential violation of the law, this Privacy Policy, or our Terms of Use; and/or (v) in an emergency to protect the personal safety of any person.

We may also share aggregated, de-identified, or statistical information with third parties in compliance with applicable local laws.

4. Your Choices Regarding Your Information

You have several choices regarding the collection, use, and sharing of your information on our Site.

  1. Marketing emails. If you provide an email through your use of the Site, we may periodically send you newsletters and emails. When you receive newsletters or promotional communications from us, you will have the opportunity to “opt-out” by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the email you receive or by contacting us directly (please see contact information below).
  2. Non-marketing emails. Despite your indicated email preferences, we may send you non-marketing, service-related communication, including notices of any updates to our Terms of Use or Privacy Policy.
  3. Tracking. We may not recognize or respond to every type of “do not track” signal or other mechanisms that provide consumers the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of information about an individual consumer’s online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services, but we give you certain choices about how we collect personally identifiable information as described in this Privacy Policy.
  4. Cookies. You have certain choices about the use of the cookie technologies described above. Many web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies.
  5. Accessing or Deleting Your Personal Information. You may request access to or deletion of your child’s or your personal information, if applicable, by contacting us through the contact information below.

5. Security of Your Information

Ace Media is committed to taking reasonable steps to protect your personal information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

6. Your Rights as a User

  1. You may exercise certain rights regarding the storage and use of your personal information.
  2. You may withdraw your consent at any time. You have the right to withdraw consent where you have previously given you consent to the processing of your personal information.
  3. You may have your personal information deleted or otherwise removed. You have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain from Ace Media the erasure of your data.
  4. You may lodge a complaint. You have the right to bring a claim before your competent supervisory authority, subject to applicable law.

Any requests to exercise your rights can be directed to Ace Media through the contact details provided below. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by us as early as possible and always within one month.

7. Contact Information

Ace Media welcomes your comments or questions regarding this Privacy Policy. Please contact us at:
Ace Media, LLC
Attn: Legal, Privacy Policy
1802 Canyon Blvd, #2
Boulder, CO 80302
[email protected]

8. Changes to This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to occasional revision. If we make any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will change the “Last Updated” date below.

9. Your Consent

By accessing this website, you are agreeing to be bound by the Site’s Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this Site.
Questions? Comments? Concerns? We’re here to help. Contact [email protected] and we’ll set your mind at ease.

Last Updated: June 4, 2018

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