Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy

1. Our Commitment to Privacy

Thank you for visiting We are delighted to provide registration and related services for your running event or marathon package (our “Services” made available through our Site). We value your confidentiality. As a result, we prefer to collect information from you in a straightforward manner. We do not save credit card information on our servers, and we do not sell or share your information with anyone other than: (a) the sponsoring organization (also known as the Race Owner) and the Event Director (collectively, the “Event Organization”) for the Races you register for through I Run the Globe, (b) hotels or airline partners, and (c) as otherwise expressly described in this Privacy Policy. We never give the Event Organization, hotels and airlines credit card information.

Please keep in mind that the Event Organization, hotels, and airlines may seek additional information and Content (as defined in the “Information We Collect” section below) from you via our Site or a separate data collection method. The Event Organization can also control who has access to the information and Content collected for their Race and posted or maintained on our Site, and in this regard, may grant access to certain individuals and third parties (such as the timer for your Race) and the general public. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the Event Organization’s policies and practices, or the behavior of other users or participants to whom the Event Organization provides access to our Site, with respect to their handling of your information and Content. For information about the Event Organization’s practices and policies, please contact them.

2. The Information We Gather

You can sign up for a Race at We will collect information about you on those Site pages, including but not limited to: Name, Address, Email Address, Phone Number, Date of Birth (used only for race categories), and Gender (also used for race categories) for those people who register as a user or sign up for an event on our Site. Your Profile Information is saved on our Site in the form of a permanent profile. We keep this information in order to keep track of the events you have registered for.

We will also store: (a) information gathered by the Event Organization, which may include some or all your Information, as well as any additional information gathered by the Event Organization in their discretion, to collect; and (b) the lists and reports of participants for Races, which may include (at the election of the Event Organization) some or all of the information described in (a) above (collectively, the “Race Data”).

We will collect credit card information from you during the transaction in order to complete transactions to register for events. That credit card information will not be stored on our servers or on the Site. To complete a registration transaction, credit card information is sent directly, via secure means, to a trusted third party-operated payment service. You may request that your credit card information be stored, and we will only do so with a trusted third party-operated online credit card vault storage company, not on our servers or on the Site. We confirm that these third parties have been certified as meeting the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council’s high-level security standards.

3. Data We Automatically CollectWe may use third-

party services such as Google Analytics or create our own tools to collect, monitor, and analyze the data we collect. Google Analytics, for example, may be used to measure traffic or track visitor activity on the Site. We use this information to analyze and improve the use of our Services as well as the type of information displayed to Site users in order to be^er serve those who are interested in our Services. Google Analytics and other third-party analytics services do not reveal your name or any other personally identifiable information to us.
We do not have practices or protocols in place to honor a “do not track” signal or similar mechanism relating to the tracking of browsing activities if you enable it. However, we only collect the types of information otherwise described in this Privacy Policy.

4. The Way We Use Data

When you register for a Race package, we use the information you provide about yourself and others only to complete the registration for that Race and related services. Except for the Event Organization for your Race, hotels for your stay, and airfare transportation, we do not share this information with third parties.

To respond to emails, we use return email addresses. Such addresses are never used for anything else and are never shared with third parties. We will not use your email address to directly market races or other services to you, and we will not share your personally identifiable information with anyone other than the Event Organization for the Race that you register for on our Site and as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy.

In addition to the other uses described herein, we may use the information we collect from you in the following ways:

• To respond to your questions and requests.
• To allow us to provide customer support in connection with our Services.
• To process your transactions.
• Comply with laws, regulations, legal processes and law enforcement requirements.
• To optimize or improve our Services.
• To send out service announcements, such as if there are technical issues impacting the Service.
• To communicate with you about your account or transactions with us and send you information about the operation of our Site or changes to our policies; and
• To detect, investigate and prevent activities that may violate our policies or be illegal.

We will never use or share personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to those described in this Privacy Policy unless we also give you the option to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
It is important to note that the Race that you register for may contact you in order to complete your registration, manage and operate the Race, market to you for other events that they manage, and for other purposes consistent with their policies and practices. Any marketing emails sent on behalf of a Race or directly from the Event Organization should include a link to unsubscribe from future marketing emails. If you would like to opt out or would like other information about the use of your information by the Event Organization, please contact your Event Organization.

5. Sharing Your Information with Third Parties

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personal information, except to your Event Organization, hotels or airlines (as noted above, they may elect to share such information with timers and others) and as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. Without providing notice to you, we may disclose your personal information to website hosting partners, affiliates, service providers, contractors and other parties who assist or support us in: (i) operating our Site and providing our Services (including where we “outsource” the hosting of the Site to a trusted third party contractor); and (ii) conducting our business in connection with the provision of Services to you (such as payment processing and data storage), or in otherwise servicing you. Also, without providing notice to you, we may contract with trusted third parties to provide complementary products or services which are integrated or interfaced with our Site and such third parties may require access to your personal information in order to effectively provide the complementary products or services to you. In all cases, the parties described above will be required to agree to only use your personal information for purposes of performing the tasks described above and to keep your personal information confidential under obligations similar to those in this Privacy Policy.

In addition to the above and without providing notice to you, in the event of a sale or other change of control of our company, the terms, rights and practices described in this Privacy Policy would be transferred to the new owner. we may provide your personal information to the purchaser so that you may continue the relationship or business with our products and us.

We may also release your personal information (without notice to you) when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our Site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety, including if we utilize a trusted third party to assist our investigation into the fraudulent or other improper use of our Site.

6. Data Security

Our goal is to protect the personally identifiable information that you provide to us during your use of our Services. We have put in place appropriate physical, administrative and technical procedures that are reasonably designed to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Security safeguards utilized at applicable stages during the collection, transmission and storage of personally identifiable information include data encryption, firewalls, data use and access limitations and physical access controls. However, despite our diligent efforts, no commercial method of information transfer over the Internet or electronic data storage is 100% secure and we cannot guarantee such absolute security

7. De-personalized Data

We may aggregate certain information we maintain with information about other individuals in a manner that does not disclose personal information specific to an individual and/or we may remove characteristics that would otherwise be personally identifying. In either case, we are de-personalizing the information. We shall be free to utilize all de-personalized information in any way (including providing such information to other parties for marketing, advertising or other uses) and, unless otherwise required by law, de-personalized information shall not be bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy. As always, I Run the Globe will comply with all applicable laws and governing regulations in the collection, use and disclosure of personally identifiable information.

8. Links to Third Party Sites

To provide you with increased value, we may include third party links on our Site. These linked sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We do not control and, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and practices of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we welcome any feedback about these linked sites (including if a specific link does not work).

9. Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy

Our Site and Services are a general audience website and are not specifically directed for use by children under the age of 13. However, we recognize that children may be eligible to participate in events listed on our site and protecting the privacy of the very young is important. For that reason, we do not knowingly allow anyone under the age of 18 to register for an Event. Only parents or guardians may register for a race for children under the age of 18. As part of the registration process, we ask the individual registering a participant for an event to confirm they are the parent or guardian of any registrants under the age of 18 and that they have consented to the collection of information for registrants under the age of 13.

Please see the paragraphs titled “The Information We Collect” and “The Way We Use Information” to understand what information we collect and how it is used.

We will not intentionally communicate directly with children under the age of 13. When there is a need to communicate with children under the age of 13 for the acceptable purposes under this policy (for instance to confirm a race registration) we will use the email address of the parent, guardian or adult who has created the Profile or registered the child for a race.

10. Use By Non-US Residents

The Site is operated in the United States under American law. We do not intentionally offer goods and services to individuals outside of the United States of America. If you reside in another country, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be collected and stored in the US or other countries that may have data privacy laws that are less protective than the laws where you reside.

11. Change to the Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is effective as of 05/06/2023. We reserve the right to update or change our policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically for any change. Your continued use of the Site or the Service aler we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgement of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

12. How to Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies or would like to submit a request for information pursuant to the Washington State Legislature: PERSONAL INFORMATION—NOTICE OF SECURITY BREACHES of 2022. If you still have a question, you can email us at Include your name, address and phone number and make sure that you email us from the same email address that you have previously used with Also include the specific nature of your request for information.