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Privacy Policy / Data Privacy / Legal Statements

The policies explained in detail below are applicable to RaceTalk.net which is a dba of Max Digital Web. Your use of RaceTalk.net indicates your acceptance of the terms and conditions outlined below. By using this website you Accept The Terms and Conditions outlined on below. By using this website you signify your assent to RaceTalk.net Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site(s). Your continued use of RaceTalk.net following any posted changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. You can send e-mail to us with any further questions: info@RaceTalk.net.

How We Use Your Data
  • RaceTalk.net will NOT sell or knowingly make your data available to third parties.
  • RaceTalk.net does NOT track your web browsing history.
  • RaceTalk.net uses Google Analytics to provide anonymized web-stats which is subject to the tracking policies of Google.
  • RaceTalk.net uses Google AdSense to display advertising which is subject to the tracking policies of Google.
  • This website uses Cookies.
  • Your profile, posts and comments are visible to all online.
  • This website may use a 3rd party to manage Comments.

Data Controllers and Contracting Parties
RaceTalk.net is the data controller and contracting party for those who live both inside and outside the Designated Countries. We use the term “Designated Countries” to refer to countries in the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA), and Switzerland.

Data that RaceTalk.net Collects
Your Profile - You are not obligated to provide us personal data beyond the limited data we need for you to register your account. However, a complete profile will help you be more relevant to others as you connect. Note: We suggest that you Do Not provide “sensitive personal data” on this website. If you choose to include “sensitive personal data” on your profile or post it anywhere on this website, that you clearly understand it will be visible to others.

1. Information you give us

Account information
You may otherwise choose to provide us with information when you fill in a form, contact our customer support, respond to surveys or use other features of our Services. You may also provide us with other optional information as part of your account profile, including your usernames, avatars and links to the Social Network profiles you authenticate with your RaceTalk.net, Discus comments or Talking Auto Racing social network profile.

2. Information we automatically collect from your use of the Services

Log data and usage information
Google Analytics "anonymized" click data which helps us understand how people use our website. This data is stripped of all personal identity by Google prior to making it available to us. Like most websites, when you view content on or otherwise interact with our Services our servers automatically record information, including information that your browser sends whenever you visit a Website or that your Application sends when you are using it. This log data may include your IP address, the address of the web page you visited before using the Services, your browser type and settings, your device information, the date and time of your use of the Services, information about your browser configuration and plug-ins, language preferences, unique identifiers and cookie data. Location information. When you use our Services, we may collect information about your geographic location.

Cookies and similar technologies
We use cookies and similar technologies to provide and support our websites and Services, as more fully explained in our Cookie Policy.

Content
The content which you upload, download, or view on our Services (defined as “Content” in our Terms) may, but not necessarily, contain personal information. When we refer to “Content” in this notice, we mean the personal information in Content that we process. We only process Content at your direction. In legal terms, we act as data processors for the personal information included in the Content. Our obligations and commitments as it relates to our processing of Content on behalf of our users is outlined in the section below called Content - RaceTalk.net as a Data Processor

Account Data - How we use it:
We use, store, and process Account Data as a data controller to provide, understand, improve and develop our Services, keep our Services safe and to comply with our legal obligations. More particularly, we use it to:

Identify of our users
We use Account Data to identify you when you login to your account.

Provide Services
We use Account Data to enable us to operate the Services and provide them to you, including to:

Enable your access to our Services
Account Data allows us to authenticate your login so you to communicate with others on the website and allow us to contact you about your account and provide customer service support, including responding to your comments and questions and to keep you informed about the website, services, features, surveys, newsletters, offers, contests and events we think you may find useful.

We use Account Data to:
1. Better understand your needs and the needs of users in the aggregate, diagnose problems, analyze trends, perform analytics, conduct research and improve the features and usability of the Services, test and troubleshoot new products, analyze the Website or the other Services and information about our visitors and users, including research into our user demographics and user behavior.

2. Keep our Services safe. We use Account Data to verify accounts and activity, maintain the integrity of our Services, and to keep the Services safe and secure.

Account Data - Legal basis for use

Our legal basis for collecting and using Account Data as a data controller will depend on the the specific context in which we collect it. However, as a data controller, we will collect personal information from you where:

1. We have your consent
Where we need the personal information to deliver the RaceTalk.net Services such as authenticate login, personal profile or other services you have requested, or where the processing is in our mutual legitimate interests and not overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms. In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you, or may otherwise need the personal information to protect your vital interests or those of another person.

2. Where we rely on your consent to process Account Data
You have the right to withdraw or decline your consent at any time.Please note that this does not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

3. If we ask you to provide Account Data
If we ask you to provide Account Data to comply with a legal requirement we will make this clear at the relevant time and advise you whether the provision of your personal information is mandatory or not (as well as of the possible consequences if you do not provide your personal information). Similarly, if we collect and use your personal information in reliance on our legitimate interest which are not already described in this notice, we will make clear to you at the relevant time what those legitimate interests are.

If any of the above policies change, we will provide notification prior to implementation and an opportunity to opt out.

Data Retention
The posting data we retain will have been provided directly by you, inferred from your use of the website. It is kept in our database as long as you have a registered login.

Rights to Access and Control Your Personal Data
Regardless of whether you created a login as a member or are viewing as a Visitor, you may exercise the following data protection rights: the right of deletion, the right to amend or rectify your personal data, the right to object to the use of your personal data, the right to restrict processing of your data, the right of access, and the right of portability.

Disclaimer:
RaceTalk.net is a conduit to post Auto Racinger generated, user-generated, Auto Racing agent generated, Auto Racing marketer generated and hotel management generated resort reviews. Due to the nature of user-generated online posting of reviews, opinions, content, resort reviews, hotel reviews, campground reviews, cruise ship reviews, cruise line reviews, destination reviews or any other reviews listed on RaceTalk.net are ALL subjective opinions and perceptions of others and not of RaceTalk.net. The reviews, opinions and critiques are solely of the person(s) submitting the review and not of RaceTalk.net.

While it is a goal of the editors to present a balanced portfolio of reviews, your experiences and opinions may differ with those listed on RaceTalk.net. By reading and/or using the information provided on this site, you accept and understand that all information listed is opinion and subjective. Therefore, you or anyone else associated with you, will not hold RaceTalk.net nor anyone associated with such, its editors, associates or other strategic partners liable for the the accuracy or quality of any review, resort, hotel or condominium, nor the any part of your Auto Racing experience, nor the ratings, opinions or reviews expressed of any resort, destination, service provider or any other information expressed herewith on this web site.

User submissions:
Certain areas of the RaceTalk.net Websites may permit you to submit posts, feedback, information, data, text, photographs, graphics, video, messages, or other materials (each, a “User Submission”). By submitting a User Submission; whether blog posts, social media posts, contributed via RSS, posts written directly on the site, or comments, the contributor agrees to give RaceTalk.net a perpetual, non-exclusive license to the content that RaceTalk.net publishes; you grant to RaceTalk.net an irrevocable, perpetual, transferable, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide, license (sub-licensee through multiple tiers) to (a) use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform, and publicly display your User Submissions (or any modification thereto), in whole or in part, in any format or medium now known or later developed and (b) use (and permit others to use) your User Submission in any manner and for any purpose (including, without limitation, commercial purposes) that RaceTalk.net deems appropriate in its sole discretion (including, without limitation, to incorporate your User Submission or any modification thereto, in whole or in part, into any technology, product, or service). RaceTalk.net reserves the right to display advertisements in connection with User Submissions and to use User Submissions for advertising and promotional purposes. RaceTalk.net may, but is not obligated to, pre-screen User Submissions or monitor any area of the RaceTalk.net Websites through which User Submissions may be submitted. You agree that you are solely responsible for all of your User Submissions. RaceTalk.net is not required to host, display, or distribute any User Submissions on or through the RaceTalk.net Websites and may remove at any time or refuse any User Submissions for any reason. RaceTalk.net is not responsible for any loss, theft, or damage of any kind to any User Submissions. RaceTalk.net does not want to receive any User Submission that is confidential. You understand and agree that any User Submission will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and that RaceTalk.net will be free to disclose your User Submission to any third party absent any obligation of confidence on the part of the recipient. RaceTalk.net does not guarantee that you will have any recourse through RaceTalk.net or any third party to edit or delete any User Submission you have submitted. By posting you agree to be solely responsible for the content of all information you contribute, link to, or otherwise upload to the website and release RaceTalk.net from any liability related to your use of the Website.

Important Notice of Liability Release:
RaceTalk.net, its editors, associates or strategic partners do not endorse nor imply any statement of safety or quality of any of the listed hotels, resorts, campgrounds or activities or destination(s). Understand that you decide to Auto Racing and participate in any activity at your own free will and also at your own risk AND RaceTalk.net assumes no liability for any experience or harm or damage to you or by you or anyone else.

Note: Auto Racinging will expose you to conditions, situations and experiences that you may not be familiar with and can be hazardous. We urge you to use caution. Be Careful! You Auto Racing at your own risk.

Use of Images:
A. If you have identified an image that you consider proprietary and not covered under the Common Fair Use Policy and you wish your image taken off of RaceTalk.net, please send an e-mail request indicating this to Abuse@RaceTalk.net we will remove the image immediately.

B. RaceTalk.net provides the ability and encourages guests to submit digital images/pictures taken on their vacations of the destinations, resorts and of themselves. There is a check-box you must click on that you acknowledge you own the image and are allowing it to be posted online.

Note: When you submit your image via one of our posting forms you are indicating:
1. You own the image and authorize it to be posted on RaceTalk.net and other web sites.
2. By using this website, submitting a review or an image you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.


Reviews:
Occasionally RaceTalk.net will make submitted reviews and images available to certain strategic partners and post them on social media platforms such as, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter and Google. No e-mail address nor last names will be provided. Conversely, from time to time, RaceTalk.net may post on its website Resort Reviews and or statements made by third parties. RaceTalk.net may, but is not obligated to monitor such third party statements for accuracy, legality, ownership or other characteristics, and makes no representations in connection therewith. RaceTalk.net expressly disclaims any and all liability for such third party statements.

Race Car Stuff Classifieds:
RaceTalk.net Race Car Stuff Classifieds are posted by individuals, auto racers, busiensses, and other auto racing marketers. RaceTalk.net has no way to verify ads or advertised postings for accuracy, availability or images. Therefore, RaceTalk.net makes no warranty on any posting or business making the posting or Auto Racing package displayed on the web site. Please deal directly with the third party organization and at your own risk.

Images:
RaceTalk.net images are posted by by individuals, auto racers, busiensses, and other auto racing marketers and marketing groups. If you have identified an image on one of the RaceTalk.net that you consider proprietary and is not covered under the Common Fair Use Policy and you wish your image taken off of RaceTalk.net or RaceCarStuff.com please send an e-mail request indicating this to Abuse@RaceTalk.net we will remove the image immediately.

Rights & Copyright, Benefits & Guidelines for Guest Authors:
As a guest author on RaceTalk.net you are responsible for the content you post, text and images. If you are using quotes, make sure they are marked as quotes citing proper references and/or credit note. You are responsible for not violating any copyrights of the content of your submission.

Your posts must be original authentic content and not previously published elsewhere, neither on the web nor in print. You agree not to publish it anywhere else, including your own blog or Web site.

All arrangements to pay you for creating an article on RaceTalk.net will be in writing and conditions clearly stated. If you do not have a written compensation agreement from RaceTalk.net then assume you will NOT be paid for your effort and we are not liable for payment.

RaceTalk.net will promote your article on social media outlets and other online marketing venues.

Privacy Policy:
While RaceTalk.net strives to protect its users' personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online, and you do so at your own risk. Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online, for example via websites, message boards or chat, that information is collected and used by people you do not know.

E-mail addresses submitted with posts, reviews or otherwise by users of RaceTalk.net will never be posted on the public facing RaceTalk.net. An exception to this policy is if the user posts in a professional capacity (i.e. Auto Racer, PR Agent, Auto Racing Blogger or Marketer) and requests their business contact information listed.

Collection of Data:
RaceTalk.net collects personally identifying information only during (i) when a post is submitted, (ii) subscription Registration for RaceTalk.net e-mail newsletter which requires subscription, (iii) opt-in email lists where content is specifically presented, and (iv) online shopping. In addition, Registration is required and information is collected in certain portions of sites in which guests provide content submissions and suggestions or participate in interactive online activities (i.e., community postings, voting, chat, games, or bulletin boards). RaceTalk.net may use such information to fulfill prizes, track compliance with our house rules, or for editorial and feedback purposes (to the extent that is explained when guests provide the information).

Policies for Individuals Under 18:
RaceTalk.net encourages parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate in the interactive activities offered on the sites.

Children under 18 years of age are not allowed to view or use the RaceTalk.net website. No information should be submitted to or posted at and RaceTalk.net web sites by guests under 18 years of age.

Unless otherwise disclosed during collection, and RaceTalk.net. does not provide any personally identifying information, regardless of its source, to any third party for any purpose whatsoever.

No information collected from guests under 18 years of age is used for any marketing or promotional purposes whatsoever, either inside or outside and RaceTalk.net

Resort Reviewer's e-mail addresses are never posted on and RaceTalk.net web sites. except where a guest uses our message boards. The Guest has an option to have his or her email address appear.

About IP Addresses:
RaceTalk.net collects IP addresses for the purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers.

An IP address is a number that's automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're surfing the Web. Web servers -- the big computers that "serve" up Web pages -- automatically identify your computer by its IP address.

When guests request pages from RaceTalk.net. sites, our servers log the guests' IP addresses. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that a user's session will be logged, but the user remains anonymous to us.

Use of Cookies -- RaceTalk.net Cookies Policy

What are cookies? Cookies are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies make Web-surfing easier for you by saving your passwords, purchases, and preferences while you're at our site. The use of cookies is an Industry standard -- you'll find them at most major Web sites.

By showing how and when guests use the site, cookies help us see which areas are popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to the site are based on such data as total number of visitors and pages viewed. This information is most easily tracked with cookies. If you accept the first tracking cookie from any web site and RaceTalk.net you won't be offered as many afterwards.

Examples of How RaceTalk.net uses Cookies

A cookie lets the computers remember that you've registered, which allows us to speed up your future activities at our sites. Similarly, The RaceTalk.net uses a temporary cookie to track which products you've chosen while shopping. The cookie expires once you're done shopping. Letting it do the record keeping saves you the trouble of entering information over and over again during a single visit. If you decline this cookie, you may have difficulty ordering your selections.

How RaceTalk.net Does Not Use Cookies

RaceTalk.net sites never use cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in a cookie. Except as described below, sites and RaceTalk.net do not use information transferred through cookies for any promotional or marketing purposes, nor is that information shared with any third parties whatsoever.

RaceTalk.net do not use cookies to identify specific individuals, except in such cases as online shopping (see above) and contest registration (where a cookie allows you to enter a contest every day without registering again each time).

You may occasionally get cookies from our advertisers. RaceTalk.net. does not control these cookies, and these cookies are not subject to the sites and RaceTalk.net cookie policy. The use of advertising cookies sent by third-party servers is standard in the Internet industry.

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you'd prefer, you can set yours to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, it is possible that some parts of the site, such as the shopping, contest, and game areas, will not function properly if you do so.

Links to Other Sites:
Users should be aware that when you are on RaceTalk.net there is content that may have links that will direct you to other sites that are beyond our control. There are links to other sites on RaceTalk.net that will take you outside our service. For example, if you click on a banner advertisement or on a link from a Auto Racing marketer's post or classified that click may take you off RaceTalk.net. This includes links from Auto Racing marketers, advertisers, sponsors and partners that may use RaceTalk.net logo as part of a co-branding agreement. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, or solicit personal information. Always be aware of where you end up.

This site may use the services of, third party content deliver networks such as Google Adsense, Commission Junction and others for the serving and/or targeting of ads, promotions and other marketing messages. To do this, Google, Commission Junction and other networks collect anonymous data typically through the use of cookies. To learn more about how Commission Junction collects data including your ability to opt out of the engage system go to http://www.cj.com


By using this website you Accept The Terms and Conditions outline above. By using this website you signify your assent to RaceTalk.net Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our sites. Your continued use of RaceTalk.net following any posted changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. You can send e-mail to us with any further questions.