PRIVACY POLICY

THIS PRIVACY POLICY APPLIES TO THE GSSI WEBSITE.
This Policy describes how GSSI treats personal information on the GSSI websites where it appears. Our websites are intended for the scientific community. Our sites have information about research on sports nutrition for a scientific audience.

WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM AND ABOUT YOU.
Contact information. For example, we might collect your name and street address. We might also collect your email address.Demographic information. We may collect information like your gender and age. We may also collect information about your job. We might collect this when you register for continuing education, for example.Other information. If you use our website, we may collect information about the browser you are using. We might look at what site you came from, or what site you visit when you leave us.

WE COLLECT INFORMATION IN DIFFERENT WAYS.
We collect information directly from you. For example, if you register for continuing education or to receive optional features we might offer like newsletters. We also collect information if you take a test and receive a certification.We collect information from you passively. We use tracking tools like browser cookies and web beacons to collect information from you. To control these tools, please read the choices section below.We get information about you from third parties. For example, our business partners may give us information about you.

WE USE INFORMATION AS DISCLOSED AND DESCRIBED HERE.
We use information to respond to your requests or questions. For example, we might use your information to answer your questions. We may also ask you for information to help with our research. We use information to improve our products and services. We might use your information to customize your experience with us. We might use your information to store your password if you registered on our site.We use information to look at site trends and customer interests. We may use your information to make our website and products better.We use information for security purposes. We may use information to protect our company, our customers, or our websites.We use information for marketing purposes. For example, we might send you information about new courses or articles. To manage this, read the choices section below.We use information to communicate with you about your account or our relationship. We may contact you about your account. We might also contact you about this Policy or our website Terms.We use information as we otherwise might tell you, or as otherwise permitted by law.

WE MAY SHARE INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES.
We will share information within the PepsiCo., Inc. family of companies. This includes Pepsi Cola, Frito Lay, Quaker Oats, and Tropicana. For a full list visit www.pepsico.com. We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. For example, we share information with vendors who send emails for us or operate our website.We will share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. For example, we will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may also share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests. We might also share information when we are investigating potential fraud.We may share information with any successor to all or part of our business. For example, if part of our business was sold we may give our customer list as part of that transaction.We may share information with our business partners or for other reasons we may describe to you.

YOU HAVE CERTAIN CHOICES ABOUT OUR MARKETING AND TRACKING TOOLS.
You can opt out of receiving our marketing emails. To stop receiving promotional emails, follow the instructions in any promotional message you get from us. Don’t worry! Even if you opt out of getting marketing messages, we will still be sure to send you transactional emails. For example, we may still contact you about your courses and certifications.You can control cookies and tracking tools. Your browser may give you the ability to control cookies. How you do so depends on the type of cookie. Certain browsers can be set to reject browser cookies. To control flash cookies, which we may use on certain websites from time to time, you can go here. Why? Because flash cookies cannot be controlled through your browser settings. If you block cookies on your browser, certain features on our sites may not work.

THESE SITES AND CHILDREN.
Our sites are meant for adults. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 without a parent or guardian\'s permission. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child under 13 has given us information, you can email us. You can also write to us at the address listed at the end of this policy. Please mark your inquiries "COPPA Information Request."Parents, you can learn more about how to protect children\'s privacy on-line here.

WE USE STANDARD SECURITY MEASURES.
The Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot promise that your use of our sites will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet. This includes not sharing your passwords.We keep personal information as long as it is necessary or relevant for the practices described in this Policy. We also keep information as otherwise required by law.

WE STORE INFORMATION IN THE UNITED STATES.
If you live outside of the United States, you understand and agree that we may transfer your information to the United States. This site is subject to U.S. laws, which may not afford the same level of protection as those in your country.

WE MAY LINK TO OTHER SITES OR HAVE THIRD PARTY SERVICES ON OUR SITE WE DON’T CONTROL.
If you click on a link to a third party site, you will be taken to websites we do not control. This policy does not apply to the privacy practices of that website. Read the privacy policy of other websites carefully. We are not responsible for these third party sites.Our site may permit third parties to gather information using passive tracking technologies like cookies. We do not control how those third parties use the information. To learn about your choices, you should visit those companies’ privacy policies.

FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE MORE QUESTIONS.
If you have any questions about this Policy or other privacy concerns, please email us. You can also write to us or call at:
Gatorade Sports Science Institute
617 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010
Phone: 1-800-616-GSSI (1-800-616-4774)

WE MAY UPDATE THIS POLICY.
From time to time, we may change our privacy policies. We will notify you of any material changes to our Policy as required by law. We will also post an updated copy on our website. Please check our site periodically for updates. © 2012 Gatorade Sports Science Institute. All rights reserved