Your privacy is critically important to us.
Like most website operators, The Hiker Times collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Hiker Times’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Hiker Times’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The Hiker Times may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The Hiker Times also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.hikertimes.com blog posts. The Hiker Times only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to The Hiker Times’s websites choose to interact with The Hiker Times in ways that require The Hiker Times to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Hiker Times gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at https://www.hikertimes.com to provide a username and email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
The Hiker Times discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on The Hiker Times’s behalf or to provide services available at The Hiker Times’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using The Hiker Times’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Hiker Times will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, The Hiker Times discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when The Hiker Times believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Hiker Times, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of https://www.hikertimes.com and have supplied your email address, The Hiker Times may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with The Hiker Times and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The Hiker Times takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
The Hiker Times may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. The Hiker Times may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Hiker Times does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
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To enrich and perfect your online experience, The Hiker Times uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions with The Hiker Times – by purchasing The Hiker Times’s services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Hiker Times collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Hiker Times. The Hiker Times does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.