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Privacy Policy

 The Adventure UpLink Privacy Policy

Section 1—SUMMARY

We know, we know…yet another Privacy Policy.  We know you’re probably antsy to just cruise through this legal verbiage and start posting and sharing, but this stuff really is important.  An informed and educated user protects us and you.  So…YOU NEED TO READ THIS.  OUR PRIVACY POLICY EXPLAINS WHY WE COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND WHAT WE DO WITH IT.

To summarize Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink and the individuals part of Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink we have listed the following:

-  Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink is designed to make it easy for you to share your information with anyone that shares the same interests and lifestyle activities as you, particularly your friends and those you share and broadcast to.  Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink is not just a website. It is also a service for sharing your information on Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink-enhanced applications and websites.

-  Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink is a free service supported primarily by advertising. We allow advertisers to select characteristics of users they want to show their advertisements to and we use the information we have collected to serve those advertisements.

We want you to know why and how we’re using some information you will be providing to us.  We believe in customizing your experience on Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink so you get the most out your use of the site(s).  Our focus is to balance our business interest, making money and supporting the site(s), with your reasonable expectation of privacy in using this free service.  By meeting this goal we make the site and experience better and are able to keep Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink a free service to you.

If, after reading our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions, you do not agree with the terms, you may NOT access the members section of Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink.  However, you will be free to browse the publicly available sections of Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink.


Section 2—INTRODUCTION

Scope. This privacy policy covers all of Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink. By using or accessing Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink, you agree to our privacy practices outlined here.

No information from children under age 13. If you are under age 13, please do not attempt to register, become a member, or create a profile on Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink or provide any personal information about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from a child under age 13, please contact us through our Contact Us page or by clicking on the ‘Report Abuse’ button on the individual session in question.  In addition,

Parental participation. If you are not at least 18 years old, WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND that minors (age 13 through 17) ASK THEIR PARENTS for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet, including Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink, and we encourage parents to teach their children about safe internet use practices.

Questions and Contact. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy, contact our privacy team through our Contact Us page.  Amendments to this policy statement will be posted at this URL and will be effective when posted. Your continued use of this web site following the posting of any amendment, modification, or change will constitute your acceptance of any such change.

Section 3—INFORMATION COLLECTED

Personal information. When you sign up for Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink you provide us with your name, email, gender, zip-code, and birth date. During the registration process we give you the opportunity to provide additional profile information including the option to upload a profile picture to help your friends connect with you.   After the registration process is complete, you can visit your profile at any time to add or remove personal information about yourself. However, you can not alter or remove your date of birth.

Content. One of the primary reasons to use Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink is to share content with others. Examples include when you create a new session, upload or take a photo, and upload or record a video.

Deactivating or deleting your account. If you want to stop using your account you may deactivate it or delete it by contacting us. When you deactivate an account, no user will be able to see it, but it will not be deleted. We save your profile information (friends, photos, interests, etc.) in case you later decide to reactivate your account. Many users deactivate their accounts for temporary reasons and in doing so are asking us to maintain their information until they return to Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink. You will still have the ability to reactivate your account and restore your profile in its entirety. When you delete an account, it is permanently deleted. You should only delete your account if you are certain you never want to reactivate it.

Limitations on removal. Even after you remove information from your profile or delete your account, copies of that information may remain viewable elsewhere to the extent it has been shared with others.  Additionally, we may retain certain information to prevent identity theft and other misconduct even if deletion has been requested.

Backup copies. Removed and deleted information may persist in backup copies for up to 90 days, but will not be available to others.

Section 4—USE, PURPOSE AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

Site activity information. We keep track of the actions you take on Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink.  In general, Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink will use the information to serve up information and advertisements about products or services which we feel may be of interest to you, whether from our Company or from our advertising partners. We may also share this information with other parties from whom we believe you may want to receive information. Personal information about you, whether obtained through collection or tracking, may be used to contact you.

We will also be collecting and tracking information about activities on Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink on an aggregate basis, where we will not know or keep track of any individual identity, so that we may keep track of what users may be interested in, to help us in our marketing efforts. When we share such information with other companies, it is not traceable to any particular user and will not be used to contact you. We may also use this information for: (a) trend analysis, (b) pattern detection, and (c) site administration.

Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PERFORM STATISTICAL ANALYSIS ON PROFILE INFORMATION (e.g. Gender, Age), SITE BEHAVIOR, AND CHARACTERISTICS to measure site performance and traffic in specific content areas; to gauge interest in specific content on the Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink; to provide third parties with information about the usage behavior of our aggregate member base; to provide advertisers with demographic information to validate legitimate advertising opportunities; or to provide advertisers with information about how many members have viewed or selected links associated with their advertisements.  Non-personal demographic and profile data is used to tailor your experience at our web site, showing you content we think you might be interested in. This information may also be shared with advertisers on an aggregate non-personal basis.

You should be aware that any personally identifying information (such as, for example, your name or e-mail address) publicly posted in your profile area or other interactive sections of the Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink may be collected by third parties for unsolicited purposes. We do not take any responsibility or liability for such actions, as they are beyond our control.

All of our rights and obligations under this Statement are freely assignable by us in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise.

Section 5—USE OF ‘COOKIES’ and IP ADDRESSES

Cookie Information. We use "cookies" (small pieces of data we store for an extended period of time on your computer or other device) to make Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink easier to use, to make our advertising better, and to protect both you and Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink. For example, we use them to store your login ID (but never your password) to make it easier for you to login whenever you come back to Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink. We also use them to confirm that you are logged into Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink, and to know when you are interacting with Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink and our advertisements. Cookies do not spy on you or otherwise invade your privacy, and they cannot invade your hard drive and steal information. Cookies can be used, for example, to tell how recently you have contacted our site, and it can retain information specific to your actions and selections on our site. (While it can retain information specific to your use of the site, it cannot retain information that can be used to specifically identify you.)  You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser, but in some cases that may impact your ability to use Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink.   In addition, we use your IP Address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our web site.

We use an outside advertisement server company to display ads on our site. These ads may contain cookies. The advertisement server company may collect cookies received with outside banner ads. We do not have access to information that would confirm the use of cookies by the advertisement server company.

Section 6—HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION and SECURITY

We do our best to keep your information secure, but we can not guarantee it, therefore we need your help.  Our site has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. While there is no such thing as "perfect security" on the Internet, we will take all reasonable steps to insure the safety of your personal information.

Other Web Sites and Links.  Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink contains links to other Web sites. Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any such other Web sites.

Section 7—OTHER TERMS

Changes. We can make further amendments or changes to this Privacy Policy at anytime for legal or administrative reasons upon notice(by posting the change on this website) without opportunity to comment.  Unless stated otherwise, our current privacy policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account.

Consent to Collection and Processing in the United States. By using Adventure UpLink and Any Affiliated Site of Adventure UpLink, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States.