This Privacy Policy describes your privacy rights and governs data collection and usage. By using our website, services and tools where this policy is referenced, regardless of how you access and use them, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and consent to the processing of your information as described in this policy. At U.S. Fastpitch Open (USFPO), we use the secured merchant providers Stripe and Square to process all credit/debit card transactions.

Information we collect

USFPO may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. If you purchase USFPO’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by USFPO. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the USFPO website.

Examples optional information that you or your team my provide include:

  1. Your contact information (e.g., phone number, email address, physical address, etc.)
  2. Sports specific information (e.g., Team name, Team Facebook address, Team website, etc.)
  3. Schedule information (e.g., when and where you may attend an upcoming event)
  4. Device and software information (e.g., the type of mobile device and associated hardware and software information, the browser used to access our web service, IP Address, etc.)

Children’s Privacy

USFPO does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.  Furthermore, we do not target our service to children under these ages nor will we ever knowingly communicate with children under 13. When we work with teams and groups with children under 13, the parents / guardians of the children are responsible for entering and managing their children’s information or authorizing others to do so.

Security of your information

If you are a team owner/manager/coach/parent, you may need to pay for registration using a credit [or debit] card.  We use the secured merchant providers Stripe and Square to process all credit/debit card transactions. It is completely secure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

Your credit card information is processed and retained by these third parties. USFPO does not store your payment card information in any way.

Managing your Information

We may communicate with you at various times, with administrative emails or phone calls, about transactions and service announcements, customer service responses and promotional emails like special offers, newsletters and updates. You can choose to stop receiving promotional emails at any time simply by using an email’s unsubscribe function. You may not opt out of receiving administrative messages or customer service responses. If you have agreed to receive marketing communications through interactions with our partners, you must change your communication preferences with them directly.


We use third-party service providers to help measure our content and advertising effectiveness and to serve ads on our behalf and on behalf of other third-parties.  These ads are in some cases targeted to you based on personal information collected across other websites and are shown on our website and on third party websites. We may share some anonymous information (for example, your role as a coach or participant in the group with which you are involved or the sports or activities with which you are involved), as well as anonymous, aggregated demographic information, with some of these service providers, but we do not share any personally identifiable information except as specified in this privacy policy.  These third party service providers may place cookies or web beacons on our websites or access your device identifiers, but we do not permit them to collect personal information (e.g., name, email, phone number, etc.) in this process.  Advertisers (including ad serving companies) may assume that people who interact with, view, or click targeted ads meet the targeting criteria (for example, men ages 25-38 from a particular geographic area with interest in sports). By interacting with or viewing an ad you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will assume that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

We also access information from third-parties that provide analytical data.  Our primary analytical service is Google Analytics.  We use that information to improve the USFPO website.  The services contained in this section enable the USFPO to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data. You can access Google’s privacy policy at the following link:  You can opt out of Google Analytics here:

Changes to this privacy policy

USFPO reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Application and can request that USFPO remove the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data USFPO has about Users.