Last Updated 5/14/2020

Virginia Cycling Association develops and operates the website. “VACA”, or “we” or “us” refers to Virginia Cycling Association in this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy applies whenever you access and/or the other domains provided by Virginia Cycling Association, together referred to as the “Services”. This Privacy Policy describes:

  • what information we collect, how we collect it, and why
  • how we use that information and with whom we share it
  • how you can access and update that information
  • the choices you can make about how we collect, use, and share your information
  • how we protect the information we store about you

If you do not want Virginia Cycling Association to collect, store, use, or share your information in the ways described in this Privacy Policy, you may not register and participate in Virginia Cycling Association’s virtual BAR competition or use Virginia Cycling Association’s “Services”.

Information We Collect

We collect the following types of information directly from you or from third-parties, such as, USA Cycling and other related services as part of your participation in Zwift and other events.

Personally identifiable information you provide us directly when you register for an event:

  • your name;
  • your email address;
  • your USA Cycling ID number;
  • your Zwift identification number
  • any other information you provide to us as part of the Services, including your live streaming URL

Information collected automatically:

  • Usage data
  • IP address
  • Browser type and version
  • Preferred language

Information we obtain from third parties:

  • Race results and performance information
  • Information about your geographical location, including your state, zip code, and USA Cycling-assigned Local Association and Region.


We may use cookies, which are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing a web site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your device until you delete them). Among other things, cookies allow us to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience and to improve our marketing efforts. Persistent cookies may be removed by following instructions provided by your browser. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of features of our website may not work properly.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google's privacy policy is available at:

How We Use Your Information

We use your personal information to:

  • create rankings and leaderboards, and calculating series points;
  • respond to your requests, inquiries, comments, or concerns;
  • enable you to participate in Services restricted by geographical location;
  • notify you about changes or updates to the Services;
  • provide you other information about related events, products, and services, and to invite you to participate in surveys, competitions, and promotions;
  • comply with legal obligations

We collect, process, and publish your information to This information will be available to anyone on the internet, including members and non-members of our Service, and may appear in search engines.

If you do not sign up for our Services, your information will be removed from our published results.

How do we Share Your Information

In addition to the specific situations discussed elsewhere in this policy, we disclose information in the following situations:

  • we may share your information with USA Cycling;
  • we may disclose information in response to subpoenas, warrants, or court orders, or in connection with any legal process, or to comply with relevant laws. We may also share your information in order to establish or exercise our rights, to defend against a legal claim, to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding possible illegal activities, suspected fraud, safety of person or property, or a violation of our policies;
  • our website may provide the opportunity to post comments, or reviews, in a public forum. If you decide to submit information on these pages, that information may be publicly available.

How Long We Retain Your Information

We will retain your personal data for as long as you maintain a profile with us. If you decide to delete your profile, we may retain some of your personal data for as long as necessary to perform the purposes set out in this notice. Your results may continue to appear for an event in order to provide and maintain the integrity of the results for other members of the Service.

Children’s Privacy Policy

Please review our Children’s Privacy Policy for information pertaining the use collection and use of personally identifiable information of children under the age of 18.

Dispute Resolution

If you have any complaints regarding our compliance with this privacy policy, please contact us. We will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints and disputes regarding use and disclosure of personal information in accordance with this privacy policy.

International Users

The Services are hosted in the United States. If you are attempting to access the Services from a physical location within the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use and disclosure that differ from United States laws, please be advised that your use of the Site is governed by U.S. law and this Privacy Policy. To the extent you provide personal information through the Service, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to:

  • such transfer;
  • the application of the laws of the United States and/or the State of New Jersey with respect to any dispute arising from, or related to, the Privacy Policy and/or your use of the Service, other than such rules, regulations, case law and/or international treaties that would result in the application of the laws of a jurisdiction other than the United States or the Commonwealth of Virginia; and
  • the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the federal courts sitting in Virginia.

Any claim or dispute between you and Virginia Cycling Association that arises from your use of the Site or in connection with the Privacy Policy shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Virginia, U.S.A.

Business Transfers

If you have registered to use the Service, we will not sell, rent, swap, or authorize any third party to use your email address without your permission.

In the future, we may sell, buy, merge, or partner with other organizations or companies. In such transactions, we may include your personal data among the transferred assets.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy as necessary to reflect changes we make and to satisfy legal requirements. We will post a prominent notice of material changes to our website. We will provide you with other appropriate notice of important changes at least 30 days before the effective date.

Contact Information

If you have a question about this Privacy Policy, you can contact VACA via or via U.S. postal mail at Virginia Cycling Association, 1218 Santa Anna Rd., Richmond, VA 23229.