Who Are Outdoors Informed
Outdoors informed is an outdoor lifestyle website, its headquarters are in the Vancouver, Canada.
At Outdoors Informed, privacy is very extremely important and we take it seriously.
Our website address is: https://outdoorsinformed.com.
How We Collect and Use Information
We do not require that you provide, nor do we collect, any personal information if you are just browsing the Site. Outdoors Informed only collects information from completed enquiry forms and subscriptions. This information comes in the form of Name, Email Address and Messages.
Outdoors Informed also collects information to analyze how the website is used, maintain security, personalize content, and monitor aggregate metrics. Such as total number of visitors, traffic stats, and demographics.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is different, use the specified browser help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If users disable cookies in their browser:
If you turn cookies off, Some features that make this site efficient and functional may not perform properly.
Embedded Content From Other Websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
What Personal Data We Collect And Why We Collect It
Security Logs: The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates. This information is retained for 60 days.
Commenting: When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Who We Share Data With
How Long We Retain Your Data
Security logs are retained for 60 days.
Commenting: If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Where We Send Your Data
Commenting: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service
How Do We Protect Your Information & Data?
We respect your personal data as well as the trust you put in us through their interactions with Outdoors Informed. We also take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is held securely and for no longer than necessary.
Outdoors Informed uses reasonable third party commercial technical products to preserve and maintain the security of your personal information. We also regularly scan for malware.
We will never, nor will we knowingly allow any third party to use the statistical analytics tools we employ to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data, and neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a specific computer user.
Your personal information is also contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems. Whom are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
What Rights You Have Over Your Data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
You can also request to see the information we keep about you.
For requests about you data please Contact Us.
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.
Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third Party Links
The Outdoors Informed website contains links to web sites of third parties. We also include offers of third-party products or services on our website.
Outdoors Informed is not responsible for the actions of these third parties, including their privacy policies and any content posted on their web sites. We encourage you to review their privacy policies to learn more about what, why and how they collect and use personal information. Outdoors Informed adheres to industry-recognized standards to secure any personal information in our possession, and to secure it from unauthorized access and tampering. However, as is true with all online actions, it is possible that third parties may unlawfully intercept transmissions of personal information, or other users of the Outdoors Informed website may misuse or abuse your personal information that they may collect from the Outdoors Informed website.
Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify you via email
• Within 7 business days
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
Protecting the privacy of young children is extremely important to us. Outdoors Informed is a general outdoor lifestyle website that does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
• Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at:
We will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
Last Edited on 2021-06-18