Thanks for visiting our website. Only The Lightest respects your privacy, and it is very important to us that you feel comfortable when ordering from us. We work diligently to protect your privacy and we never transfer your private information to any third parties.What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you place an order through our gateway provider (Paypal), fill out our contact forms, or comment on our article posts.
When ordering on our site, as appropriate, you are asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
• To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
• To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
• To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
• To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product(s) requested.
• To send periodic emails
The email address you provide for order processing, will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order.
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider (Paypal) and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Paypal offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted (scrambled) into Paypal's database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
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 settings. Since browser is a little different, 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. It won't affect the user's experience.
However, you will still be able to place orders.Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information, whether it is received from orders or standard internet browsing. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.Third party links
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.Google
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
We use Google Analytics on our website.
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) to compile data regarding website visitors and other traffic recording functions as they relate to our website.Opting out:
Users can opt out by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.Article Commenting
https://help.disqus.com/customer/portal/articles/466259-privacy-policyCalifornia Online Privacy Protection Act compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.Safe use of your backpacking gear
Please also read our delivery and guarantee information on our home page and the instructions on our ordering page, all intended to make your transactions more comfortable.Your consent
This policy was last modified on October 16, 2016