Privacy Policy

Santa Barbara Outdoors understands that you care how information about you is used and shared. This Privacy Policy explains what information of yours will be collected by SBO when you use the sboutdoors.com or other related services, how the information will be used, and how you can control the collection, correction and/or deletion of information.

Information We Collect

User-Provided Information: You provide us information about yourself, such as your name and e-mail address, when you register with sboutdoors.com. If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses. In addition, you may choose to add information about yourself to your profile that you can then share with friends. You can modify, delete, and set your privacy setting for this information any time in the My Account section of the site after you have signed in using your personal password. The information you provide as a condition of access to parts of the site, subscription to the SBO newsletter, purchase of products sold on the SBO site will under no circumstances be sold or shared with others. 

Cookies Information: When you visit sboutdoors.com, we may send one or more cookies - a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets SBO help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the site. Like many other sites, Santa Barbara Outdoors uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. 

How We Use Your Information

We use the personal information you submit to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the Service. As stated above, Santa Barbara Outdoors will never disclose your personal information to any third party unless you have instructed us to do so.

However, any personal information or content that you voluntarily post (for instance, by adding comments, ratings or other reviews) will become available to the public on the website. User Content includes, but is not limited to, reviews, comments, and trivia questions.

By providing Santa Barbara Outdoors your email address you consent to our using the email address to send you  periodic information to you, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. We may also use your email address to send you other messages, such as newsletters, trail-related information or special offers. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you may opt out by changing your settings on the My Account page. Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding updates, improvements, or offers. 

Santa Barbara Outdoors reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor the User Content you post on the site. SBO has the right to remove any such information or material for any reason or no reason, including without limitation, if in its sole opinion, such information or material violates, or may violate, any applicable law or our Terms of Use Agreement or to protect or defend the rights or property or those of any third party. Santa Barbara Outdoors also reserves the right to remove information upon the request of any third party.

How We Share Your Information

Santa Barbara Outdoors will not rent or sell your personally identifiable information to others except as described below:

Except as otherwise described in this privacy statement, Santa Barbara Outdoors will not disclose personal information to any third party unless required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law, comply with legal process served on us or our affiliates, or investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities; (b) to enforce our Terms of Use, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, or to protect the security or integrity of our site; and (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Goodreads, our users or others.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on our website to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at:

Santa Barbara Outdoors

Saturday, August 30, 2014