Privacy Statement

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Privacy Policy Statement (Updated March 2, 2010)

Thank you for visiting Outdoor Sports Guide Magazine’s website, Sportsguidemag.com. We sincerely respect your privacy. To better protect your privacy, we present this notice to describe our policies with regards to the information you provide while utilizing our site.

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Salt Lake City, Utah 84106

About Sportsguidemag.com

Sportsguidemag.comis an online service developed to provide an interactive experience for current readers of Outdoor Sports Guide (a magazine in print), outreach to new readership and membership benefits for everyone who joins this site. Sportsguide.com will allow members to create an individual profile that can be linked together through networks of friends with similar interests in outdoor sports and activities. To further the enjoyment of the site for our members, we request and display some personal information among those who have joined the site along with visitors, which allows our users to identify each other and expand their network of friends. Sportsguidemag.com members will be able to view each others’ profiles, make new friends, find a sports activity partner and perhaps find and connect with friends you have not connected with in a while, plus submit events. Sportsguidemag.com members can change their profile information at any time and are able to manage how other members and this service communicates with them.

Information Collected and Used by Sportsguidemag.com

User Profile information including members’ pictures and first names and/or nicknames are displayed to people for the purpose of facilitating interaction among users in the Sportsguidemag.com social networking community. Email addresses are used for the purposes of inviting new friends to join Sportsguidemag.com. With the exception of inviting friends, a user’s email address is not shared or displayed to people within a user’s personal network. Users within a personal network communicate on Sportsguidemag.com with one another through the Sportsguidemag.com service, without disclosing your personal email addresses. In no event are Users’ full names directly revealed to other members. To facilitate searching and finding friends and acquaintances on the service, Sportsguidemag.com gives users the ability to search for other members utilizing your particular username.

Sportsguidemag.com collects user submitted information such as name, email address, and age to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to the site and services of Sportsguidemag.com. Through the site, we also collect other profile data including, but not limited to, age and personal interests in order to assist users in communication with one other. Sportsguidemag.com also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from visitors and users to the site. We make record of user IP addresses for monitoring and security purposes. The data is used to manage the website, track usage and improve the website services. Non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties to streamline services and advertisements to members. Sportsguidemag.com may, on occasion, in conjunction with a partner, sponsor a promotion, sweepstake or contest on Sportsguidemag.com. Users may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address or home address or to answer questions in order to participate. We may transfer personal information to certain ad partners that you have explicitly requested to receive information from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply.

How Sportsguidemag.com Uses Cookies

Your Web browser offers “cookies” which, if you allow their use, store small amounts of data on your computer when you visit Sportsguidemag.com. We do not link the information we store with cookies with personally identifiable information you submit while on this site. Cookies help in tracking which of our features you like best, and also enable us to customize our content according to your preferences. Sportsguidemag.com will allow 3rd party advertisers that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. Advertisers’ use of cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not of the Privacy Policy stated on this website. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your browser and Sportsguidemag.com is viewable even if you disable the cookie function of your browser. However, if you disable cookies, some advanced and customized features or offers may not be available to you.

Security

The account of every Member is password protected. Sportsguidemag.com takes every precaution to protect information of Members, in addition to data collected from all users of this website. We utilize industry standards and measures to protect all information that is stored on our servers, which includes information within our database. However, we cannot guarantee security of member account information. We restrict access to this information to those employees who need access to perform their job function, including customer service personnel. If you have any question about the security of our website, please contact:

Links

We offer links to third party sites so that you can conveniently visit our vendors and advertisers or locate other content likely to be of interest. We are not responsible for the content, practices or policies of sites operated by third parties and urge you to inquire about them before providing any personally-identifiable information.

Third Party Advertising and Collection of Information

When you connect to other sites through advertisers or sponsors of Sportsguidemag.com, we do not take responsibility for their information practices, which may differ from ours. You should review the Privacy Notice of any linked sites, since we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

Posting Information in Public Forums

Please be aware, if you voluntarily disclose personal information online in community areas or forums on this website or any other, that information can be collected and used by other people. Without question, we recommend you use caution when sharing any personal information with others in community areas on this website, as well as other sites online.

Remove, Update or Make Changes to Profile

Personal information may be changed or removed when the Sportsguidemag.com site is in operation. You may update your account with the following link: EDIT PROFILE.

Changes to this Notice

This Notice may be changed by Sportsguidemag.com from time to time. The revised Notice will be posted to this page so that you are aware of information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we may disclose it.

How to Contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy and practices, or any other concerns, please contact:

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About Author

Jenny Willden is the Managing Editor of Outdoor Sports Guide and a self-proclaimed gear and grammar nut. She loves adventure and is happiest when riding horses or snowboarding in Utah’s mountains. Llama racing and deal finding are her secret superpowers. Follow Jenny’s exploits on Twitter @jennywillden or on Google+.

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