At Climbing Buds, the privacy of our audience is extremely important to us. Like many other websites, Climbing Buds makes use of log files. The information contained in a log file includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referral/exit pages, and number of clicks-per-visitor. This data is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather demographic information – so that we may offer our readers a more personalized experience.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to additional parties without your consent. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Our third-party advertising network servers may make use of forms of technology as a means of delivering featured advertisement links from our site directly to your browsers. These tools may also measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/or to personalize the advertising content displayed on Climbing Buds and other sites; again, we have no control over the way in which these tools or methods are utilized by our third-party advertisers.
To comply with the requirements of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. All editorial and advertisement content featured on Climbing Buds is age-appropriate for individuals who are at least 13 years old; however, our target audience consists of adults between the ages of 21-55.