Privacy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which I collect, use, maintain and disclose information collected from users of the Diary of a Day Hiker blog. This privacy policy applies to the blog and all products and services offered by Diary of a Day Hiker.

Personal identification information

I may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when users visit my blog, register on the blog, subscribe to the newsletter, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources I make available on my blog. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address. Users may, however, visit my blog anonymously. I will collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to me. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain blog related activities.

Non-personal identification information

I may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with my blog. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about users means of connection to my blog, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

My blog may use “cookies” to enhance user experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert them when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the blog may not function properly.

How I use collected information

I collects and use users personal information for the following purposes:

  • – To personalize user experience
    I may use information in the aggregate to understand how my users as a group use the services and resources provided on my blog.
  • – To send periodic emails
    If user decides to opt-in to my mailing list, they will receive emails that may include blog news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the user would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, I include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or user may contact me via the blog.

How I protect your information

I adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on my blog.

Sharing your personal information

I do not sell, trade, or rent users personal identification information to others. I may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with my business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on my blog that link to the sites and services of my partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. I do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and am not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from my blog. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to my blog, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

I have the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When I do, I will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. I encourage users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how I am helping to protect the personal information I collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By reading this blog, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not read my blog. Your continued reading of my blog following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting me

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this blog, or your dealings with this blog, please contact me at:
Diary of a Day Hiker
https://diaryofadayhiker.wordpress.com/

This document was last updated on September 08, 2011

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