WHO WE ARE
Welcome to Runningbear. We have a few things we would like to disclose, so you can feel comfortable browsing our site knowing we respect your data, privacy and can trust us to disclose or remove your data upon request.
DISCLOSURE & TERMS OF SERVICE
First and foremost Runningbear respects your privacy. We know how awful it is to feel like your personal data is being shared in inappropriate ways. We will only ever store and use your data in ways that you authorize and are necessary to operate our site.
We will never buy, sell, or trade your data to anyone. Your data will only be shared to our third-parties and only with your consent.
Your data is only stored for as long as it is needed.
You can browse runningbearinc.com without providing any of your personal information, such as your name and email.
You should only enter the information you are comfortable being used to improve your experience on our site. We never collect your data from outside sources, such as public records.
By using our site you agree to our terms of services and agree to the information we do collect, how we share it and the use of this information by our third parties.
MARKETING AND ADVERTISING
We monetize our website with several affiliate programs and media partnerships. We may be compensated by companies through advertising, paid work, sponsorships, affiliate programs and other. While we strive to ensure that all our partnerships are with ethical companies that meet FTC and GDPR guidelines, things may change without notice. Please research any of our 3rd party companies so you can be informed.
We will always disclose on the individual pages, where these affiliate links are in place or sponsored opportunities have paid for a post. Please note that by interacting with these links Runningbear may receive money at no additional cost to you. At no time are you obligated to make purchases through these links in order to use our site. We hope that you will find the products and services we recommend to you helpful and will only buy if it is something that interests you.
What Personal Data We Collect And Why We Collect It
We may collect and store information you voluntarily submit to our website. This may include personal information such as your name or email address while leaving comments, subscribing to our newsletter and marketing campaigns or contacting us via our contact form. All voluntary information you provide to us you should only be provided with your consent and if you are comfortable doing so.
Automatically Collected Information
Information that may automatically be collected when you land on our site is your IP address, operating system, browser type when you accessed our site, who referred you, what you do while and how you behave while on our website, links you clicked.
This information is anonymous and only used for aggregated statistical purposes.
Embedded Content From Other Websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How We Use The Data We Collect
The information you provide us may be used in the following ways:
- To provide us with anonymous analytics of our user base to provide catered content and advertising to our audience.
- To send you information about Runningbear, such as in our newsletter you sign up for. You can opt out of this at any time.
- To respond to your emails or questions. Please note that communication must be instigated by you.
- To respond to your comments.
- To track and measure ROI for marketing campaigns and affiliate links.
- To operate and maintain the website.
- To provide you with a seamless user experience based on your browser and operating system.
Third-Party Use Of Information
Runningbear shares information and uses the following third party companies:
MailChimp. Our newsletter, email updates and mailing subscription is provided by a 3rd party company called MailChimp. Unless you explicitly gave us permission to email you for our newsletter we will not use your email address to contact you.
If you subscribed for our newsletter we may contact you based on the information you signed up for.
If you provided us with your name, it is used only to personalize and address our emails.
All our subscriptions are double opt in and meet GDPR requirements.
We will not offer any hidden promotions in order to trick you to sign up for our mailing list. It is our goal to be transparent about what you are signing up for.
It is your right to opt out of our subscription list at any time. You can do this at the bottom of any of our emails you can you email email@example.com and ask to be taken off our mailing list. Once you opt out will are permanently removed from our mailing list along with your data.
Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to track our traffic and website statistics. They may receive anonymous aggregated information such as your location, how you landed on our site, links clicked, you long you stayed on our site and other statistics.
WordPress. WordPress is the company we use to create our online website. They may receive analytics data from you, such as your IP address, your name, and email if you comment on our posts and other data.
How Long Is Your Data Kept?
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What Rights You Have Over Your Data
You have the right to know how your data is used and collected. If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
You have the right to opt-out of emails or newsletters.
Where We Send Your Data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
PRIVACY OF MINORS
Runningbear will never knowingly keep or collect data of underage minors. We ask that anyone under the age of 16 refrain from leaving sensitive information on our website. If a parent or guardian believes we have such information of a minor, contact us immediately.
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
Runningbear will never ask you for sensitive personal information, such as bank details, date of birth, personal ID numbers, race, ethnicity, background information, government information or other sensitive data that may be used to harm your identity. Never provide this information or any information you are not comfortable sharing with us or our third-parties.
If you have questions about your privacy or any of our terms, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember you have the right to know what data we collect and the right to remove or ask us to alter this data.