Wilderness Encounters Inc. ("Wilderness Encounters Inc.") operates wildernessencounters.net and may operate other websites. It is Wilderness Encounters Inc. policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Wilderness Encounters Inc. collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Wilderness Encounters Inc. purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Wilderness Encounters Inc. visitors use its website. From time to time, Wilderness Encounters Inc. may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Wilderness Encounters Inc. also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on wildernessencounters.net blogs/sites. Wilderness Encounters Inc. only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Wilderness Encounters Inc. websites choose to interact with Wilderness Encounters Inc. in ways that require Wilderness Encounters Inc. to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Wilderness Encounters Inc. gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at wildernessencounters.net to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Wilderness Encounters Inc. are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Wilderness Encounters Inc. collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Wilderness Encounters Inc.. Wilderness Encounters Inc. does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Wilderness Encounters Inc. may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Wilderness Encounters Inc. may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Wilderness Encounters Inc. does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Wilderness Encounters Inc. discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Wilderness Encounters Inc. behalf or to provide services available at Wilderness Encounters Inc. websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Wilderness Encounters Inc. websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Wilderness Encounters Inc. will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Wilderness Encounters Inc. discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Wilderness Encounters Inc. believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Wilderness Encounters Inc., third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Wilderness Encounters Inc. website and have supplied your email address, Wilderness Encounters Inc. may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Wilderness Encounters Inc. and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Wilderness Encounters Inc. takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Wilderness Encounters Inc., or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Wilderness Encounters Inc. goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Wilderness Encounters Inc. may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Although most changes are likely to be minor, Wilderness Encounters Inc. may change its Privacy from time to time, and in Wilderness Encounters Inc. sole discretion. Wilderness Encounters Inc. encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy. If you have a wildernessencounters.net account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy will constitute your acceptance of such change.