We at THEROCKYRIVER.COM genuinely appreciate and thank you for your interest in our website, and we will do our best to make your experience a great one that is worth returning to.
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We define the term “personal information” as information that identifies you as an individual. This information includes your full name, mailing address and email address(es). Personal information, in our definition, does not include electronic information that could be used to identify you personally. An example of this electronic information would be your IP Address, which could be used to identify your personally. Other examples include your browser type, domain name(s) and referring website address(es), etc. We use this automatically collected electronic information to constantly improve your experience on THEROCKYRIVER.COM website. We collect personal information from you when you subscribe to services offered on the website, and may also require this information in certain areas on the site, such as community areas, order placement or subscriptions. Visitors may also register to receive certain offers or services, take part in surveys and contests, message boards, email subscriptions, bulletin boards, chat rooms, video and photo galleries and other community areas. Registration in many cases may only require a name and email address, but can include the requirement of further information, such as age, gender, phone number, address and other information related to your interests. THEROCKYRIVER.COM may also offer you the chance to receive third party offers directly, or partner you with one of our trusted fulfillment partners, such as a bank. In these cases, we may ask you to provide your contact information, as well as financial and credit card information in order to move forward with our fulfillment partners. Follow the instructions online to understand what is required for each situation. You may of course, choose to decline to provide any and all required information. Should you decline to provide this information, you will not be able to participate in the specific activity on the site. You are of course, always free to read and visit the rest of THEROCKYRIVER.COM website.
If you place an order on THEROCKYRIVER.COM for a product or service, you will have to establish a credit card account with THEROCKYRIVER.COM or its vendors. We may require the collection of information, including your full name, email address, mailing address, ship-to name and address, credit card number, credit card security code and expiration date. Email notices are delivered after an order is placed online. We may also offer a “bill me” option so that users do not have to send credit card information over the Internet. This option is not guaranteed to be available on all offers.
THEROCKYRIVER.COM staff conducts periodic market research to continually better our website and publications. Occasionally, we may purchase lists of potential customers and/or subscribers from third party companies. These lists can include information on current customers and/or subscribers, and this information is included in our database. We maintain these practices to help avoid duplicate mailings/emailing, and so that we can offer you information that best addresses your interests.
USE OF INFORMATION
THEROCKYRIVER.COM uses the information that you provide for multiple reasons. These reasons may include fulfilling visitor requests, improving our site and publications, general operation of our website and business, displaying and sending personalized content to our visitors, sending newsletters, emails and mail, offering promotions, surveys and the delivering updates and offers to our visitors and/or subscribers. Users of THEROCKYRIVER.COM may opt-out of email, mail or other promotions by following the instruction in the body of the message, or by going through THEROCKYRIVER.COM website. THEROCKYRIVER.COM may also use the information we collect to evaluate our service and to fulfill customer requests, and put you in contact with third party vendors who offer a product or service that we cannot or do not. In areas of THEROCKYRIVER.COM website, we allow uses to send us articles, photos, video and/or links by email to other parties who may be interested in them. We do not collect these email addresses, unless you are already a subscriber to THEROCKYRIVER.COM and have willingly provided your email address information. We construct and share reports for the sake of our advertisers, sponsors and vendors (for example: our Advertising Rate Sheet statistics) that contain anonymous, aggregate information about our visitors and subscribers. This information may include age, demographic, geographic location, and online usage information. This also allows us to offer content and promotions that are tailored to our visitors.
SHARING OF INFORMATION
Personal information is available to THEROCKYRIVER.COM, including THEROCKYRIVER.COM brands and affiliates, as well as all parties agents and consultants who help to produce this website and its publications, services and products that are made available to you. Anonymous information is made available to our sponsors and advertisers, as well as any promotional and/or business partners. You personal information is only shared with third parties as described below.
THEROCKYRIVER.COM + AGENTS
THEROCKYRIVER.COM may use anonymous and aggregate demographic data, along with all personal information provided by you, for internal marketing and business purposes, including notices, communications, services and products we offer that we think would be of interest to you. To fill orders and subscriptions, THEROCKYRIVER.COM will cache your order information and authorize the information with a merchant account, such as a credit card company. There are companies who may be required to work with THEROCKYRIVER.COM to produce the site and publications and make products or services available to you. These may include web hosting companies, technical/database firms, ad agencies, fulfillment companies and firms working with us to offer contests, promotions and other services. These companies may be granted access to personally identifiable information in the course of making THEROCKYRIVER.COM’s site, services and offers available. All firms working with THEROCKYRIVER.COM will comply with our information collection policies, privacy policies and disclosure policy, and are not permitted to sell or otherwise use your information, except as authorized by you, and us or as required by law.
CREDIT CARD COMPANIES
TRUSTED FULFILLMENT PARTNERS
PUBLIC POSTING OF CONTENT AND OTHER MATERIAL
Understand that if you decide to take part in community areas on THEROCKYRIVER.COM, and voluntarily disclose information, personal or otherwise, that information can be used and stored by others. These areas include, but aren’t limited to Photo Gallery, Comment Boards, Chat Rooms, Video Rooms and Bulletins. Posting of information in any forum on the Internet subjects you to unsolicited messages from other parties. THEROCKYRIVER.COM has no control or responsibility for your disclosure of any information, personal or otherwise.
THEROCKYRIVER.COM uses Web beacon technology throughout sections of the site in order to measure traffic patterns and unique visitor counts, as well as to determine the success of our ad campaigns. We do this to improve the visitors experience at THEROCKYRIVER.COM website. Similar to cookies, web beacons are little graphics with a built-in identifier that is unique to the visitor. THEROCKYRIVER.COM may also include web beacons in email promotions and e-newsletters to measure the success of the campaigns. When a visitor opens a page that contains a web beacon, an alert of that page visit is sent to us automatically. Web beacons work in tandem with cookies, so users who do not want information shared in association with cookie information should adjust their browser’s settings to disable cookies. When cookies are disabled, web beacons can still detect page visits anonymously. This information is disregarded however, and cannot be associated with any other user information.
THIRD PARTY ADVERTISERS
The advertisements found on THEROCKYRIVER.COM are mostly provided by third party companies, and may use web beacons and/or cookies. These tracking tools are used and managed by our third party advertisers, and we do not have access or control regarding this information. We do our best to only offer our advertisement opportunities to reputable third parties, who may use information collected from you to assist in managing the success of their campaign. They may share this information with their clients. This information includes, but is not limited to, date/time of the displayed ad, the ad shown at time of view/click through, your IP address and so on.
CONTROL OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We offer several ways for you to manage your contact information and personal preferences:
1. If you have an online account or profile, you may be allowed to log in and update your account and/or contact information
2. If you subscribe to any THEROCKYRIVER.COM publications, such as e-newsletters, you may unsubscribe by following the instruction located in the body of the message.
3. You may always email us regarding any issue at INFO@THEROCKYRIVER.COM.
We will do our best to address your concern as promptly as possible, and we do ask you to forgive any delay in processing your request.
SECURITY AND YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to encrypt personal and billing information while in-transit to or from us when you purchase items or services over the Internet. We do our best to ensure reasonable, reliable security practices to protect you and your personal information at our facilities. We may engage reputable service providers to help us manage this information, and require them under contract to operate under the appropriate security measures. Your personal information may be accessed via your username and password that you created when you registered at THEROCKYRIVER.COM website. The confidentiality of your password is entirely yours to manage and protect, and you may change it at any time, following the instructions at THEROCKYRIVER.COM website. If you believe your password has been compromised, change it immediately. Any personal information that is posted by you in community areas such as comment boards or chat rooms is available to the world. We cannot and do not ensure any measure of security regarding any information that you post in our community areas or through email communications. We do regular maintenance of the community areas, and may remove messages that we find compromise the security of a user or staff member. Upon request, we will review information in a community area. You may contact us regarding this at INFO@THEROCKYRIVER.COM.
THEROCKYRIVER.COM is not for use by minors. We offer material, products and services that may be appropriate for minors, but if you are under the age of 18 you may use our websites only with the involvement of a parent or guardian. We always take the privacy of minors seriously, and ask minors under the age of 18 no to send personally identifiable information to us or to THEROCKYRIVER.COM website without the permission of a parent or legal guardian. THEROCKYRIVER.COM may include chat rooms and comment sessions, bulletins, photographs, language and other content/features that may be unsuitable for minors. We do not and cannot monitor said items and community area content that THEROCKYRIVER.COM does not publish itself. THEROCKYRIVER.COM recommends that parents and guardians teach their children about the dangers and responsible use of personal information on the Internet. We will not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal information collected from minors.
CHANGES IN THEROCKYRIVER.COM STRUCTURE
We are always aiming to better our website, and may sell certain assets, or THEROCKYRIVER.COM, in whole or in part, may be sold, merged or otherwise transferred. In said transactions, user information either personally identifiable or otherwise may be included in the transfer.
VISITORS AND SUBSCRIBERS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES
THEROCKYRIVER.COM and its associated computers are located in the United States of America, and Ohio state law governs all matters relating to the site. Information that you provide through use of THEROCKYRIVER.COM will be used in and transferred to the United States. When you visit THEROCKYRIVER.COM and submit information, you unambiguously consent to the use, collection, transfer and/or processing of your personal data, as described in this policy. If you do not give consent to use, collect, transfer and/or processing of this information, do not continue to visit THEROCKYRIVER.COM
Last updated April 1, 2015