Privacy Policy

Your privacy matters to us. That is why we have put in place measures that are aimed at safeguarding the data you furnish us. We promise to take good care of every bit of information you provide us. We also take great care of the manner in which we share and utilize the said pieces of information. Our privacy policy basically lays out our rules of engagements with you. Below are the finer details and breakdown of those policies.

​When accessing The Hiking Zone website, will learn certain information about you during your visit.

What Kind of Data do we collect?

To utilize our services, you will be required to create, update, and operate an account. We will ask you to supply several relevant pieces of information. These are data that set you apart from others. They include your username, log in details, password, and contact details, date of birth, gender, and location. Apart from your e-mail address, we do not confirm any other piece of data. You are therefore at liberty to choose whichever data you deem fit.

How We Use or Share your Information

We only use the information you provide us for transacting our businesses. We do run an online advertising service. We use the data you provide us to target you. This allows us to show you only those adverts that matter to or are relevant you alone. We also mail special offers to our clients. The data you furnish us with help us determine the relevance of the contents we eventually mail to you.

How and whom we Disclose your Data to

Under extreme circumstances, we may be compelled to share your data with others. These include the moments of gross violations of the rights and privacy of others. We also do so when complying with a court order or aiding the investigators in carrying out their forensics. We only do so strictly in compliance with the prevailing laws and under a court order. We, therefore, urge you to exercise great restraint while utilizing our online platform to avoid getting into trouble.

How to Manage or Modify your Data

Some aspects of your data may change from time to time. These include your physical address, contact details, place of residence, and age. It is up to you to update them. You will have to log into your account and go to your profile. You will thereafter delete the obsolete piece of information and substitute them with the latest data. We will, however, alert you in case we feel that some aspects of the data you have furnished us with are not up to date.

Online Visibility

We do give you the option of making your profile appear publicly on the major search engines such as Google. It is up to you to decide whether you would want yours to appear or not. If you decide to have your profile appear publicly, you will have to enable the functionality in your profile. We take great care nevertheless to see to it that your privacy is not infringed at all by third parties.

Cookies

We do use cookies to enhance your user experience. These cookies are saved on your computer or mobile device. They help you to log in easily without having to do so manually every time you want to access our site. In case you choose to access our site via a publicly shared computer, we recommend that you delete the cookies after each use. This is to prevent unauthorized access to your account and possible breach of privacy.

Account Closure

All our services are availed on a voluntary basis. For this reason, we allow you to opt out at any time you so wish. We do make it possible for you to close your account. Just click the ‘Close Account’ button and follow the prompts. We will delete all your files and data within 24 hours after receiving your request. In case you change your mind in future, you are still welcome to re-open an account with us a second time.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Given the dynamic nature of the internet technology, matters privacy is constantly evolving. For this reason, we are bound to change those policies every quite often. It is not humanly possible for us to inform our users of these impending changes in advance. It is therefore up to you to visit this privacy page to familiarize yourself with the latest instructions.

Contact

If you have any questions regarding this policy, or your dealings with our website, please contact with us.