Privacy Policy

LivingBoulder is committed to protecting your privacy and security.  This privacy statement describes the practices that LivingBoulder follows with respect to the collection, storage and use of information submitted on www.LivingBoulder.com (the “Site”.) We encourage you to read our privacy policy.

Your access to or use of the Site constitutes acknowledgment and agreement with our Privacy Policy. You further acknowledge and agree that the Site may use your personal information in the manner described in our Privacy Policy. Our Site will develop and evolve over time, and this Privacy Policy may change to reflect that. We reserve the right to modify or amend the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time, and we will give you advance notice of material changes to the Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to these terms means that you accept those changes. We will give you notice of the revised Privacy Policy by posting the revised policy on the Site.  This Privacy Policy was last updated on DATE.

Collection of Information

You do not have to provide information to us to browse the Site.  However, we collect any information you choose to provide to us.

In order to access and use certain features and functions, you will need to register with the Site. When you register as an Organizer, we collect first and last name, email, and phone number. When you register as a User we collect first and last name and email address.

Additionally, LivingBoulder may request information from you in order to grant you access to selected content of our Site or provide you certain services.

Finally, we collect all information that you post on any public forums, such as blogs and listings.  Please be thoughtful about what you post publicly.

Some of the information we collect is Personal Information. “Personal Information” means information that identifies you or allows someone to contact you. Personal Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, gender, profile photo, free-form biography, location/hometown, website and email address.

Use of Personal Information

We use your Personal Information for the purposes for which you provide it to us. For example:

We use Personal Information to set up your account.

LivingBoulder may use this Personal Information to contact you regarding your relationship with the Site and to provide services, features, or functions that you have requested.

We use Personal Information to communicate with you and to provide you with customer service.

Sharing Information

All information and content of any kind that you post to public forums on the Site (including all Personal Information) is publicly available by any visitor to our Site.

LivingBoulder may share your information with trusted vendors we select as necessary to provide products or services you have requested or to provide information about products or services that may be of interest to you.  If you do not wish to receive mailings from such organizations, please let us know by writing to info@LivingBoulder.com.

Other than as stated in this Privacy Policy, your personal information will not be used for promotional purposes without your consent. However, if you choose to fill out any surveys, or participate in a contest, demographic information that you submit about yourself may be shared with associated sponsors and business partners in aggregate form.

Information collected in aggregate form includes the number of visitors to the Site, the pages they visit, and how long they stay. We collect these kinds of aggregate user information to help us continually improve our services and to sell sponsorships on the Site to appropriate advertisers. LivingBoulder may disclose this aggregate user information to advertisers. Note that advertisers do not have any influence over the editorial content or reviews that appear on the Site. In addition, LivingBoulder collects information from visitors who click on advertisements so that we are able to measure interest in the various areas of our Site and inform advertisers as to how many visitors have seen or clicked on their ads. LivingBoulder also uses demographic and preference information only in aggregate form to allow advertising banners on our Site to be targeted to the readers for whom they are most pertinent.

LivingBoulder cooperates with all law-enforcement inquiries and reserves the right to disclose personally identifying and/or aggregate information in connection with a subpoena or other court-sanctioned demand for such information in accordance with applicable law.

Nothing in this Privacy Policy is meant to impede LivingBoulder’s right or ability to transfer, sell or otherwise dispose of any of its assets. LivingBoulder reserves the right to share your information with any successor to LivingBoulder’s business.

IP Addresses; Cookies and Other Tracking Technology

LivingBoulder logs IP (Internet Protocol) addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We use the IP address log in an aggregate fashion to track access to our Site.

As is standard practice on many web sites, the Site uses “cookies” and other similar technologies such as clear gifs to recognize you and provide personalization, as well as to help us understand which parts of our Site are the most popular, where our visitors are going, and how much time they spend there. We reserve the right to place cookies on your computer with unique anonymous numbers for purposes such as to ensure that your browser does not see the same ad over and over again, to sequence ads in a series, and to measure the number of unique visitors that have viewed a particular ad or visited a particular web page. You may decline cookies by using the appropriate feature of your web software, if available; however, declining to use cookies may prevent certain features or functionality from operating properly.

User Generated Content (Comment Forms)

Please remember that any personal information you disclose in the comment forms, blogs, other public forums, or in the event or escape submissions becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. If you send us e-mails, you should be aware that information disclosed in e-mails may not be secure or encrypted and, thus, may be available to others. We suggest that you exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal or confidential information in e-mails or via the Internet.

E-mails

We will use your e-mail address to respond directly to your questions or comments. Except to provide you with products and services you have requested, we will not share, sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your e-mail address without providing you the opportunity to opt-out of such use. If we ever request that you volunteer additional information, such as age (e.g., in an online survey), your response will always be voluntary. In addition, there will always be a box for you to check if you choose to enable us to disclose such information to a third party. You can unsubscribe to any e-mail you receive from LivingBoulder by following the instructions in the e-mail. If you feel you have received an e-mail from us in error, please contact (info@LivingBoulder.com]

LivingBoulder reserves the right to send you e-mails relating to your account, including notifications about changes to our Site, features, services or functionality and/or to our Privacy Policy.  We may also email you about events, and offers. If you participate in an online survey, or submit a sweepstakes or contest entry, you may receive an e-mail confirming your interaction with our Site.

LivingBoulder offers several e-mail newsletters (“e-Newsletters”). When you subscribe to the newsletter or Calendar of Events and give us your e-mail address, you will automatically receive our e-Newsletter or the Weekly Calendar of Events, respectively.  To give you the most control, registering for one will not register you for the other.

We may send you an e-mail inviting you to participate in user surveys, asking for feedback on our Site and existing or prospective products and services, as well as information to better understand our users. User surveys greatly help us to improve our Site, and any information we obtain in such surveys will not be shared with third parties, except in aggregate form.

Opt-Out

You may terminate any ongoing communications you receive from LivingBoulder via e-mail (such as newsletters, subscriptions, contest results, survey inquiries, etc.) by (1) clicking the “unsubscribe” link that is available within the communication received, or (2) through your online profile.  Visit www.LivingBoulder.com to sign-up for the newsletter or weekly calendar of events.

Third-Party Web Sites

This Site provides links to websites maintained by other organizations. LivingBoulder provides these links as a convenience to users, but it does not operate, control or endorse such sites.  LivingBoulder may receive a commission from member transactions on these partner sites. In addition, links may link to online retailers, which handle the orders and distribution. LivingBoulder cannot be held responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third parties.

Please review the privacy policies of these sites. LivingBoulder is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties, and does not make any warranties or representations that any linked sites (or even this Site) will function without error or interruption, that defects will be corrected, or that the sites and their servers are free of viruses and other problems that can harm your computer. LivingBoulder disclaims any responsibility for transactions conducted on those sites and cannot vouch for the security of the information submitted in those transactions.

Security

LivingBoulder will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.  Personal information is password-protected. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, LivingBoulder cannot guarantee absolute security of your personal information and you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us in this way. If you have any questions about security on the Site, you can email LivingBoulder at info@LivingBoulder.com.

Exclusions

This Privacy Policy does not apply to any personal information collected by LivingBoulder other than personal information collected through the Site.

Collection of Personal Data from Children

Our Site is not directed to users under the age of 18. LivingBoulder will not knowingly collect information from individuals under the age of 18 (“children”) or provide any personally identifying information of children, regardless of its source, to any third party for any purpose whatsoever. No information provided by users self-identified as children will knowingly be used for any marketing or promotional purposes whatsoever.

Updates and Changes to Your Information 

If your personally identifiable information changes, you may correct and/or update it by sending us an email at info@livingboulder.com. You may also view, correct and/or update your personally identifiable information by accessing your profile on the Site.

LivingBoulder may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect or defend the rights or property of LivingBoulder, (iii) investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person or the public, violations of LivingBoulder’s Terms of Use, or (iv) protect against legal liability.  Your data will be stored in the United States.

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