What Types of Information Does Outdoorsie Collect?
No matter what information we collect, we will only collect the information deemed reasonably necessary to fulfill our legitimate business objectives.
In order to use the Outdoorsie platform, users must register with us and create an account. users will register as either a Guide or a Consumer. Consumers can make and view bookings with Guides. Guides can create activity listings and view and manage bookings. Your account is accessible through a confidential password and screen name that you select. Whether you register as either a Guide or a Consumer, your account contains the following basic, identifiable data, which we collect and retain: name; email address; user password. Users are able to browse each others’ profiles, and view various types of information contained within those profiles in order to offer and manage bookings (for Guides), and in order to schedule and manage bookings (for Consumers).You can edit all data you input during the registration process.
Our platform is designed for Consumers and Guides to connect with each other. To this end, we may collect and retain the following demographic information: your geographic location; your sports and adventure preferences; your age and gender; and your skill level in your adventures or sports of expertise as a Consumer or as a Guide. Further, we also collect and retain the following specialized data: data on bookings offered and consummated on our platform; feedback on Guide performance; and other transaction trends by users.
We also collect data in response to specific requests from you, for things such as signing up for an email newsletter or other online information service we may offer, answering a survey, or contacting us. Surveys are conducted strictly for internal profiling purposes and only keep track of anonymous demographic data. Our website contains links through which an online user can email us. We collect personal information contained in the email for the purpose of responding to a user’s questions and/or comments.
Further, we may use data collection technology to collect some information about you, such as IP address, browser type, operating system type, domain name, access times and referring website addresses. It may not be readily apparent to you when such data is being collected. For instance, when you come to our website, your IP address is collected so that we know where to send information you are requesting. An IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer every time you log on to the Internet. A “cookie” is a small file or record-keeping device that websites often store on a user’s computer. (You can disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent to your computer.)
As of April 21, 2000 the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act became effective. The regulations apply to the online collection of personal information from children under the age of 13. Outdoorsie is very sensitive to the issue of children's privacy and makes every effort to protect the privacy of children using the Internet. If you are under 13 years of age you should not use this website, and under no circumstances should you send information about yourself to Outdoorsie.This website, products, and services are not developed for or directed at children. Our policy is not to permit anyone under the age of 18 to do business with us. If Outdoorsie discovers that a child under the age of 13 has provided Outdoorsie with personally identifiable information, Outdoorsie will immediately delete that child’s personally identifiable information from the website.
If you wish to review, update, or delete any personal information that we may have collected about you, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How is Collected Data Used?
We will only use collected data for purposes deemed reasonably necessary to fulfill our legitimate business objectives.
Outdoorsie uses the data it collects for several purposes. Above all else, we use collected data to improve the quality of our service. This means we use collected data to recommend Guides and Consumers to each other, we use collected data for purposes of marketing to potential users, and we use collected data to forecast the Company’s future needs and your future needs, as well as to asses Company performance to date.
We may combine information collected from data collection technology with personally identifiable information to identify a user in order to enforce compliance with our Terms of Service or to protect our service, website or other users of Outdoorsie’s services.
Outdoorsie may generate and store aggregations of data from large pools of users. Such aggregation does not contain personally identifiable information. Outdoorsie uses this aggregate data to generate useful, comparative analytics and thereby improve Company services. We may publish the analytics publicly, and share them with the users of Company services. Further, Outdoorsie reserves the right to target users using this aggregate data for purposes of advertisement within the Company platform. By using Company services, you agree to the collection, usage and storing of aggregate data.
With Whom Does Outdoorsie Share My Personally Identifiable Information?
At this time, it is Outdoorsie’s policy to not sell your personally identifiable data. This policy, as with all policies, is subject to change, as the Company needs. You will be informed immediately of any changes to Outdoorsie’s policies.
From time to time, we may employ and share your personal information with vendors who use it solely to provide support for the internal operations of our service (e.g., technical support and network delivery). This personal information is not sold to these entities. They will not use your personally identifiable information for any other purpose, and have agreed to maintain the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the personal information they obtain from us.
Outdoorsie reserves the right to share your personally identifiable information with our affiliated companies. Further, Outdoorsie may sell, transfer or otherwise disclose user information, including personally identifiable information, in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, the sale of substantially all assets, or other fundamental corporate change. We may disclose your personal information in the good faith belief that we are required to do so by law or to comply with legal processes, respond to any claims or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Outdoorsie staff or the public.
Advertisements and Third Parties
When you are using the Outdoorsie website, there may be advertisements, placed by us or by a third party. Outdoorsie or a third party may place cookies and/or use web beacons, which may be used to identify some of your preferences. We do not control the use of such technology by third parties, the information they collect, or how they use such information. Outdoorsie does not disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties serving ads or other content on our website. The ads we display are more effective when they are shown to users who are likely to be interested in the product or service advertised. For this reason, we may use the data we collect and receive to help us choose which ads to show to users.
The Internet is not a 100% secure medium. Outdoorsie is committed to maintaining the confidentiality of the personal identifying information that the Company solicits. Although we use reasonable efforts to protect information, the potential of somebody breaching security measures does exist.
What are my privacy rights if I am located outside the United States of America?