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Privacy Policy

Last updated: June 1, 2024

This Privacy Policy explains in how 14ers.com ("We," "Us," "Our," and "Site") uses any information collected during any session of usage by you. We reserve the right to add to, delete from and/or otherwise change this Privacy Policy at any time at our sole and absolute discretion. To the maximum extent permitted by law, you are responsible for monitoring this policy to determine if any changes have been made to the Privacy Policy. Access to and/or use of the 14ers.com shall be deemed to confirm your agreement with the Privacy Policy then in effect. If you register an account on 14ers.com, by agreeing to the registration Terms of Use applicable to 14ers.com, you are also agreeing to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

Your information is collected via several ways: Browsing 14ers.com will cause the site to create a number of browser cookies. We collect information you submit to us via site pages ("User Generated Content"). This can be, and is not limited to: Forum posts, trip reports, condition/status updates, route descriptions, peak checklists, and photos. Information is also gathered by Google Analytics, so we can understand site traffic.

If you register an account on 14ers.com, it will contain a uniquely identifiable "username," a personal password used for logging into your account and a personal, and valid e-mail address. Your information for your account at 14ers.com is protected by data-protection laws applicable in the country that hosts us. Any information beyond your username, password, and e-mail address required by 14ers.com during the registration process is either mandatory or optional, at the discretion of 14ers.com. You have the option of what information in your account is publicly displayed, except IP addresses. 14ers.com reserves the right to display IP addresses publicly or provide them to third parties to enforce the Terms of Use.

Your password is ciphered (a one-way hash) so that it is secure. However, it is recommended that you do not reuse the same password across a number of different websites. Your password is the means of accessing your account at 14ers.com, so please guard it carefully. Should you forget your password for your account, you can use the "I forgot my password" feature provided by the phpBB software. This process will ask you to submit your username and your e-mail, then the phpBB software will generate a new, temporary password to reclaim access to your account.

How We Use Your Information

Cookies and your registration information allow you to navigate the site and forum. Additional, user generated content, is publically displayed on the site at your discretion.

Information We Share

We do not share your personal information with other parties. However, to use some 3rd-Party tools like Google Maps or Google Analytics, your IP address may be shared with their services.

14ers.com Mobile Apps

Our mobile apps do not collect user information nor do they transmit user information off the device. Some functionality of the app does, however, require access to the following permissions when the user requests tracking on the map:
     Location: Precise Location
     Location: Background Location

While using the app, if you choose to show your location on the map, and subsequently request location tracking, you will be prompted to grant the appropriate permissions. No location information is transferred off the device or shared with other entities.

Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about privacy or our use of cookies, please contact 14ers.com here.