Routine Information Collection
All web servers track basic information about their visitors. This information includes, but is not limited to, IP addresses, browser details, timestamps and referring pages. None of this information can personally identify specific visitors to this site. The information is tracked for routine administration and maintenance purposes.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Controlling Your Privacy
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Special Note About Advertising
Any advertisements served by Google, Inc., and affiliated companies may be controlled using cookies. These cookies allow Google to display ads based on your visits to this site and other sites that use Google advertising services. Learn how to opt out of Google’s cookie usage. As mentioned above, any tracking done by Google through cookies and other mechanisms is subject to Google’s own privacy policies.
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site.
The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
Mediavine partners with the following data processors:
On some pages, this site displays ads and/or uses some affiliate links. In fact, this site and the Weekender Network is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, the Amazon Canada Associates Program and the Amazon EU Associates Programme, affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.de, amazon.fr, amazon.it, amazon,es, and amazon.co.uk. (Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates) Please note that this does not result in any type of bias towards specific products, places or services. In the event of receiving a service or product for free, or at a discount in exchange for coverage, you will see that relationship disclosed at the bottom of the post/page where the product or service is discussed.
PRODUCT INFORMATION DISCLOSURE
All references to product information and prices (including discounts and shipping) is sourced from the manufacturer and/or the following retailers: REI, Backcountry, Outdoorplay, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Hayneedle, Wayfair, Walmart, Academy Sports, Sports Authority. Any mention of products that include any of the following (and their synonyms) – top, best, rated/ratings, best selling, hottest, favorite, awesome, cheapest, lowest price, best quality, high(est) quality, good, great, #1 – are either opinions of the site owner or based on data from one of the aforementioned stores only.
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