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.
First Party Cookies on our Site:
- Remember what is in your shopping cart
- Remember where you are in the order process
- Remember that you are logged in and that your session is secure.
Third Party Cookies:
We use the following 3rd party Cookies from outside sites:
- Users may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings (or by visiting www.aboutads.info)
- Google Analytics: We use this to see how many visitors we are getting, and how they found us. You can find out more about Google Analytics’ Cookies here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ads/#toc-analytics
- If you participate in Discussion Forums using Disqus you are using a 3rd party discussion forum. You can view their privacy policies at https://help.disqus.com/customer/portal/articles/466259-privacy-policy
We do not require visitors to provide any information to access all of the publicly available information on our site. Certain features of the site do require that you create a username and password and provide certain information about yourself to login to the site.
Users may read discussion forums without registering or providing any information 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.
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 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 submissions or communications violate the rights of others.
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.