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Privacy Policy

We collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide this information to us. However, we collect and store certain information automatically. Here is how we handle information about your visit to our website.

Information Automatically Collected

HikingGuy.com uses Google Analytics, a web metrics service of Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are commonly used text files stored in your browser, to help analyze how users use the site. This cookie information (including your IP address and the HikingGuy.com web pages you visit) will be collected by Google and stored on Google servers. Google will use this information to help HikingGuy.com understand and evaluate your use of the website. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. USA.gov provides instructions for “opting-out” of web measurement and customization technologies through disabling cookies on your web browser.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. You can find Google’s privacy policy here.

Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, no additional information is collected about you.

Personally Provided Information

HikingGuy.com does not require you provide to personal information to visit our website; however, you may choose to provide us with personal information through a contact message or via a social media channel. This information is used only to fulfill the stated purpose of your communication and/or participation. If you used a social media channel your message is covered by the privacy policy of the social media channel that you’ve used.

HikingGuy.com does not disclose, give, sell or transfer any personal information about our online visitors to third parties except as required by law.

Endorsement Disclaimer

Our website has links to many other websites. You are subject to that site’s Privacy Policy when you leave this site. Unless explicitly stated, reference in this website to any specific service, company, or organization does not constitute its endorsement or recommendation by HikingGuy.com. HikingGuy.com is not responsible for the contents of any “off-site” Web page referenced from this server.