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 and the data practices described in this statement.

Collection and Use of Your Personal Information

We do not collect personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. In certain portions of our website, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available from GearGuide. These may include: (i) registering for an account on our site; (ii) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (iii) sending us an email message; (iv) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products on our website.

GearGuide collects personal information for the following purposes:

  • To respond to your request for information, products and services.
  • To register you at your request on our website, periodic newsletters or other services.
  • To develop and improve our relationship with you and for our other business purposes consistent with this policy.

We may also gather other personal and non-personal information in the future.

GearGuide does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13). If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Tracking User Behavior

We 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.

The information we collect includes, but is not limited to: your IP address, brower type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the website, to maintain the quality of our service, and to provide general statistics regarding the use of the GearGuide website.

Sharing of Your Personal Information

GearGuide does not provide, share or sell your personal information without your consent to any non-affiliated third parties for their direct marketing purposes. However, GearGuide may share personal data with trusted partners to arrange manufacture and delivery of products ordered from the website.

GearGuide may disclose personally information without notice if required to do so by law or in the belief that such action is necessary to: (i) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the site; (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of GearGuide; and (iii) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of GearGuide or the public.

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.

Changes to This Statement

GearGuide reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about changes in the way we treat personal information by updating information on this page. Your continued use of the website after such change will constitute your: (i) acknowledgement of the modified Privacy Policy; and (ii) your agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

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 or by emailing info@gearguide.info. You may also reach us at 631 Peaceful Valley Dr., San Ramon, CA 94582.

Effective as of May 23, 2018