Your privacy and protecting any of your personal information that is provided is of utmost importance to Road Cycling Gear Guide.
What personal data do we collect from people that visit our website?
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details (at your discretion) to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you subscribe to our newsletter, fill out a form or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
• To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings (Ads) in which you are most interested.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
• To send periodic emails regarding products
• To follow up with them after correspondence (email)
How do we protect your information?
We have put in place procedures to secure and safeguard any personal information collected from interference, unauthorized access, misuse or modification. Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities, in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. We use a security program, an SSL certificate and regularly scan for issues.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled. Therefore it will turn off some of the features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website. Those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
We employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Website (“Service Providers”), to provide our Website on our behalf, to perform website-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our website is used. These third-parties have access to limited personal information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
In summary, Google is firmly committed to the privacy of the advertisers and users. To this end, Google make the security and confidentiality of your information the highest priority in Google Ads services. Your email address and other private information are never shared without your express permission.
Google’s Full Ads Policies can be found here: https://support.google.com/adspolicy/answer/6008942?hl=en&visit_id=637381396744342361-4100400247&rd=1
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
California Online Privacy Protection Act
European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online. The COPPA can be found here: https://www.ftc.gov/enforcement/rules/rulemaking-regulatory-reform-proceedings/childrens-online-privacy-protection-rule
We do not market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information. We agree to the Fair Information Practice Principles. We will take responsive action if a data breach ever does occur, via email and website notification.