(Effective September, 2011)
- Use of This Site by Children
- How Personally Identifiable Information We Collect Is Disclosed
a. Affiliate Communications: If you choose to opt-in, we may share your PII with our affiliates so that they may send you announcements and notifications of events, products or services that might be of interest to you. For further information, please see the "Opt-In Policy" section below.
b. Third Party Communications: If you choose to opt-in, we may also share your PII with third parties to allow such third parties to send promotional communications to you. For further information, please see the "Opt-In Policy" section below.
c. Woods and Water Guide's Service Providers: We work with third parties who provide services including but not limited to data analysis, order fulfillment, credit card processing and other services of an administrative nature. If you use our services, we reserve the right to share your PII with such third parties for the purpose of enabling these third parties to provide such services. We take reasonable steps to ensure these third parties treat PII in a manner comparable to how we do so.
g. Assignment: We reserve the right to transfer any and all information that we collect from users of the Site to a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of Woods and Water Guides's business, assets or stock (including without limitation in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).
- Collection of Information By Third Parties
c. Third Party Advertising - The ads appearing on this Site are delivered to you by our web advertising partner. Non-PII about your visits to this Site, such as number of times you have viewed an ad, is used to serve ads to you. In the course of serving advertisements to this Site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser.
- Opt-In Policy
a. Woods and Water Guides - When you supply Woods and Water Guides with PII, from time-to-time, in Woods and Water Guide's discretion, you may be asked to indicate whether you are interested in receiving information from us about special offers in connection with the Site, the Club, Woods and Water Guides and/or our advertisers and partners. If you do choose to opt-in to receive such communications, we may, from time to time, send you marketing communications. If at any time you change your mind and no longer wish to receive marketing communications from us, you may opt-out of such marketing communications by either:
Using the link provided in our newsletters or commercial email messages to opt-out of receiving further marketing communications from us; or
Changing your contact preference to "Do Not Contact Me" at any time by updating your "Profile".
If you decide to contact us to change your contact preference to "Do Not Contact Me", Woods and Water Guides will implement this change in a reasonable time frame. Please be aware that your requested change will not be effective until Woods and Water Guides implements such change and such requests will be implemented only in connection with your Site profile, and will not impact any preferences you may have made to any other site controlled, owned or operated by Woods and Water Guides or its affiliates.
b. Affiliate and Third Party Communications - From time-to-time in Wood and Water Guide's discretion, you may be provided with the opportunity to opt-in to receive offers directly from Woods and Water Guides, our affiliates and/or from third parties. If you do choose to accept any such offer(s), any PII provided to Woods and Water Guides for such purposes may be shared with our affiliates and such third-party partner(s), to allow our affiliates and/or such third parties to provide you with such offers. If you change your mind and would prefer that we no longer share your PII with our affiliates and/or with third parties for their marketing purposes, you may opt-out of such future sharing at any time by using the "Ask a Question" tab on our Help Page, and specifying which choice you are opting out from, provided however, you may not be able to opt out of certain third party offers that are displayed on our Site.
c. Allowing Woods and Water Guides to share PII with affiliates for their marketing purposes and/or Allowing Woods and Water Guides to share PII with third-party companies for their marketing purposes - Please note that if you opt-out as described above, (i) we will not be able to remove your PII from the databases of affiliates or third parties with which we have already shared your PII (i.e., to which we have already provided your PII as of the date that we implement your opt-out request), therefore you must contact such affiliates or third parties directly in order to opt-out of further marketing communications made directly from them or utilize the opt-out mechanisms set forth in their respective privacy policies or marketing messages; and (ii) you may still be presented new offers from Woods and Water Guides and/or its affiliates or third parties while you are within the Site, including offers from those third parties which you have opted-out of receiving direct offers; but in connection with each new offer within the Site you will have the right not to accept such offers. In the event you receive an offer from a third party through our Site, but choose not to accept it, your PII will not be shared.
- Accessing, Updating or Deleting Information Collected About You
This Site also gives you the opportunity to modify or remove PII that you have provided to us by way of this Site. You may do so by modifying your password-protected registered user information on the Site. To the extent that such information is stored in our databases, we will respond to your changes as soon as reasonably possible, although please understand that although this information, once deleted, is not available on the Site, that information may remain stored indefinitely in our backup and archival records. To the extent that such information is not stored in our databases, we cannot always ensure that these corrections or deletions will reach such other databases in a timely manner.
- Security of Your PII
Woods and Water Guides employs reasonable security measures consistent with standard industry practice, for PII collected through this Site, including physical, electronic and operational measures to maintain security and prevent unauthorized access. While Woods and Water Guides takes all appropriate steps to safeguard PII under our control, unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or method of storing data can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As such, we cannot guarantee that PII supplied by users will not be accessed on our servers, or intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet. We assume no liability for any damages you may suffer as a result of interception, alteration or misuse of information during such transfers. If you have reason to believe that there has been any breach of the security of the Site, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please remember that security of the username and password you create when you register with the Site is your responsibility; we recommend that you do not share them with anyone. If you share your username and password, you are providing access to your PII. You will be responsible for all uses of your registration, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to immediately notify Woods and Water Guides of any unauthorized use of your username or password.
- Offline vs. Online practices
- Contacting Woods and Water Guides Regarding this Site
If you have any questions concerning this Policy, you may send them by email to our Privacy Officer at email@example.com. Please note that email communications will not necessarily be secure; accordingly you should not include credit card information or other sensitive information in your email correspondence with us.
- Access to Your PII
We appreciate your assistance in keeping your PII up to date and accurate. You are entitled to access, verify, amend and/or correct your PII collected by Woods and Water Guides. You are encouraged to contact our Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org, or the above postal address to verify, correct or update your PII. If you have a concern regarding the collection, use or disclosure of your PII by Woods and Water Guides, please contact our Privacy Officer. Your concern will be investigated and you will be notified as soon as possible of the outcome of the investigation and any action required as a result.
Warning About Online Disclosure of Information
If you are a member of Woodsandwaterguides.com, you should note that when you complete your "Member Profile," this information can be viewed by other members. Accordingly, you should not provide any information in your Member Profile that you do not wish to share with third parties and you should have no privacy expectations with respect to the information contained within it. You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose information online in a publicly accessible area, such as in your member profile, a message board or chat room, that information may be collected and used by others. We do not control the actions of our visitors. If you disclose Personal Information in your member profile, message board, or any other publicly accessible place on the Internet, you do so at your own risk and should understand that your submitted information may be collected and used by others to send you unsolicited messages, advertisements, or for other purposes. Please remember that protection of your privacy begins with you. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any password you use to register, and you should always be careful and responsible whenever disclosing information online.
Opinions, Questions and Comments
If you send us your opinions, questions or comments, they may require personal information for a response. Please do not submit any unsolicited or unique creative ideas, drawings or other materials, which we cannot accept as a matter of policy.
Updating Your Personal Information and Opting Out