PRIVACY POLICY

Alpine Mobility LLC d/b/a Backcountry Nav (“Backcountry Nav”) built the Route Planning and Navigation Curriculum for commercial purposes. Please read this Privacy Policy (“Policy”) carefully to understand Backcountry Nav’s practices regarding your Personal Information (as defined below). If you choose to use this website, then you agree to the collection and use of your Personal Information according to this Policy.

The purpose of this Policy is to inform you of Backcountry Nav practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of names, email addresses, and any other personal information collected through this website (collectively, “Personal Information”).

 

1. What information do we collect and what do we do with it?

When you enroll as a student or subscriber (“learner”) on our site or related courses, as part of the enrolling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name and email address.

 

Email marketing: we may send you emails about our site and related course(s), registration, course content, your course progress or other updates. We may also use your email to inform you about changes to the course, survey you about your usage, or collect your opinion.

Backcountry Nav uses Personal Information to provide and improve this website. Backcountry Nav will not use or share Personal Information with anyone except as described in this Policy.

 

backcountrynav.com does not log or share Personal Information with third parties unless required by law or applicable court or government order; to enforce or apply the App’s End User License Agreement, Disclaimer, and Limitation of Liability (the “EULA”); or if Backcountry Nav believes that disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, and safety of Backcountry Nav and others.

 

2. How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information to become a learner on our site, make a purchase, or participate in the course, you imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

 

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at contact@backcountrynav.com or mailing us at: P.O. Box 6522 Breckenridge, CO 80424

 

3. Disclosure

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service https://www.backcountrynav.com/terms

 

4. Payment:

If you make a purchase on our site, we use a third party payment processor such as Stripe or Paypal. Payments are encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our site and related courses and its service providers.

 

5. Third Party Services

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

 

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

 

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

 

Certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. If you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Once you leave our course website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.


6. Links

When you click on links on our course site, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by Backcountry Nav. Therefore, Backcountry Nav strongly advises you to review the terms and conditions, as well as the privacy policies, for these websites. Backcountry Nav has no control over and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services.

 

7. Security

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption.  Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.

 

Backcountry Nav takes reasonable measures to secure your Personal Information for accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, and disclosure. The safety and security of your Personal Information also depend on you. Where Backcountry Nav has given you, or where you have chosen, a password for access to certain parts of the website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although Backcountry Nav takes reasonable efforts to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our website. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. Backcountry Nav is not responsible for the circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the website. Backcountry Nav’s potential liability for any data security issues is limited as stated in the EULA.

 

8. Cookies

We collect cookies or similar tracking technologies. This means information that our website’s server transfers to your computer. This information can be used to track your session on our website. Cookies may also be used to customize our website content for you as an individual. If you are using one of the common Internet web browsers, you can set up your browser to either let you know when you receive a cookie or to deny cookie access to your computer.

·       We use cookies to recognize your device and provide you with a personalized experience.

·       We also use cookies to attribute visits to our websites to third-party sources and to serve targeted ads from Google, Facebook, Instagram and other third-party vendors.

·       Our third-party advertisers use cookies to track your prior visits to our websites and elsewhere on the Internet in order to serve you targeted ads. For more information about targeted or behavioral advertising, please visit https://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising.

·       Opting out: You can opt out of targeted ads served via specific third-party vendors by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Opt-Out page.

·       We may also use automated tracking methods on our websites, in communications with you, and in our products and services, to measure performance and engagement.

·       Please note that because there is no consistent industry understanding of how to respond to “Do Not Track” signals, we do not alter our data collection and usage practices when we detect such a signal from your browser.

·       Cookies are files with a small amount of data that are commonly used as anonymous unique identifiers. These are sent to your browser from the websites that you visit and are stored on your device’s internal memory.

·       This website may use third-party code and libraries that use cookies to collect information to improve their services. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and the right to know when a cookie is being sent to your device. If you choose to refuse third-party cookies sent to your device through your use of this website you may not be able to use some portions of the this website.

 

9. Web Analysis Tools

We may use web analysis tools that are built into the Backcountry Nav website to measure and collect anonymous session information.

 

10. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will not notify you that it has been updated. You will need to check this page frequently so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

If our site or course is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

 

11. Comments

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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. 

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at contact@backcountrynav.com or by mail at P.O. Box 6522 Breckenridge, CO 80424


 
This policy is effective as of March 19, 2021

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