GearGuide respects and protects the privacy of our users. This privacy policy sets out how www.gearguide.info (“GearGuide”) collects, uses and may disclose your personal information. By visiting and using GearGuide (“website”), you consent to this privacy policy, including the collection and use of tracking statistics as well as any personal information you supply.

Collection and Use of Your Personal Information

In certain portions of our website, GearGuide collects your personal information to respond to your requests and for internal sales, marketing and administrative purposes only. The information we collect may include your name, telephone number, email address and mailing address. We may also collect anonymous browser and “cookie” information during your visit to our website.

A “cookie” is a text file that is placed on your computer to track user traffic statistics and provide data about how people use the site. The cookie itself does not contain personal information, although it may enable us to recognize your computer when you visit the GearGuide website at a subsequent time. You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site.

GearGuide collects personal information for the following purposes:

  • To respond to your request for information.
  • To register you at your request on our website, periodic newsletters or other services.
  • We collect anonymous, aggregated data for statistical purposes. We may use such information to help determine ways to improve our site and may share this unidentifiable information with our affiliates.
  • To develop and improve our relationship with you and for our other business purposes consistent with this policy.

GearGuide does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13).

Transfer and Sharing of Your Personal Information

We may share your information with third parties to comply with your requests, to provide you with our goods and services, and for our business purposes. We require that these parties agree to process such information in compliance with this privacy policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

GearGuide does not provide, share or sell your personal information without your consent to any non-affiliated third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

We may disclose personally identifiable information to third parties if in our sole judgment such disclosure may help comply with law or regulation, respond to a request from law enforcement, or protect the rights, property or safety of GearGuide or others.

If GearGuide should ever file for bankruptcy or have its assets sold to or merge with another entity, personal information GearGuide receives from you may be transferred to a non-affiliated entity and will be treated as any other GearGuide asset.

International Users

The GearGuide website is hosted in the United States. If you are visiting from another country with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law please note that you are transferring your personal data to the United States. By providing your personal information to GearGuide, you consent (i) to the use of your personal information for the uses identified with this privacy policy; and (ii) the transfer of your personal data to the United States.

Security

GearGuide takes every precaution to protect and secure the personal information you provide us from unauthorized access or modification, improper use or accidental loss.

If we learn of a security systems breach we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using the GearGuide website or providing personal information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of this site. We may post a notice on our web site if a security breach occurs. We may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us via our Contact Us form.

Contact

If you have any questions or concerns regarding how we use your personal information at GearGuide, please connect with us via our Contact Us form.