Saturday, April 19, 2014

Privacy Policies

OutdoorEd.com is committed to protecting your privacy. Data is our business and we take the protection of that data very seriously. The following statement outlines our privacy policies.

Accessing OutdoorEd.com

We do not require visitors to provide any information to access all of the publicly available information on our site.

Information You Give Us

For some areas of the site you are required to provide certain information about yourself.

Discussion Forums

Users may read discussion forums without registering or providing any inforomation but you are required to register as a member in order to post to the forums. If you choose to sign up for an OutdoorEd.com Forum membership to gain additional functionality, we require you to provide your name and email address to identify your postings. We will NOT disclose, sell or exchange your personally identifiable information to or with anyone, without your specific permission, except when we believe disclosure is absolutely necessary to: (1) comply with the law or legal process; (2) protect or defend the rights or property of OutdoorEd.com or others; (3) enforce this Agreement; or (4) respond to claims that the contents of any communications violate the rights of others.

Users of OutdoorEd.com can find email addresses any of the other Forum members by reviewing the Forum User Profile. who have chosen to be accessible via our online contact form. Please see the Forums section for specific policies regarding use of the OutdoorEd.com Forums.

Newsletters

Subscription to the OutdoorEd.com Newsletter requires that we collect simple information from you such as name and email address. This information is used to email your information that you have requested. We will not disclose, sell or exchange your personally identifiable information to or with anyone, without your specific permission, except when we believe disclosure is absolutely necessary to: (1) comply with the law or legal process; (2) protect or defend the rights or property of OutdoorEd.com or others; (3) enforce this Agreement; or (4) respond to claims that the contents of any communications violate the rights of others.

Submissions to OutdoorEd.com

For individuals who submit articles or other content to OutdoorEd.com permits users we require that you clearly identify yourself. This identification is done for several reasons including but not limited to: verifying the ownership of submitted information; obtaining agreement from the submitter to abide by OutdoorEd.com's Submission policies; identifying individuals who are submitting false, fraudulent, or harassing material.

We will not disclose, sell or exchange your personally identifiable information to or with anyone, without your specific permission, except when we believe disclosure is absolutely necessary to: (1) comply with the law or legal process; (2) protect or defend the rights or property of OutdoorEd.com or others; (3) enforce this Agreement; or (4) respond to claims that the contents of any communications violate the rights of others.

Automatic Information

Aggregated User Information That Does Not Identify Any User Individually:

We may perform statistical analysis of the collective characteristics and behavior of our users, to measure overall demographics and interests regarding specific areas of the OutdoorEd.com domain and to analyze how and where to use our resources. We also use the aggregate data collected to inform our sponsors as to the number of people who have seen and "clicked" on their advertisement. In addition, we may compile and disclose aggregate information about its users for promotional or other purposes. For example, we might want to disclose that a certain percentage of our users are located within a particular geographic area.