Your privacy is important to us. To protect your privacy, we want to explain how your choices can affect the manner in which your information is collected and used. In this policy, "Personal Information" is data and facts about you that is collected by Bentgate.com or its affiliate websites, but does not include your IP address.
This policy applies to all information collected or submitted on the Bentgate.com website, including all affiliated websites. On some pages, you can order products, make requests, submit product reviews, and register to receive materials or communications from us. The types of Personal Information collected include your name, email address, address, phone number and credit/debit card information.
On some pages, you can submit information about other people. For example, if you order a gift online for another person and want us to mail the package to them, you will need to submit the recipient's Personal Information. In this circumstance, the types of Personal Information collected includes the third-party's name, address, email address and phone number.
How We Use Information
Bentgate.com does not sell, lease, or otherwise provide your "Personal Information" to third parties, except as described below. Personal Information is generally kept for Bentgate.com business, which is primarily used to assist you in your current or future purchases or in reviewing sales trends.
We primarily use your Personal Information to complete your order. Personal Information from the order form is used to send orders, information about Bentgate Mountaineering, and sometimes may include additional promotional material. Personal Information is also used to get in touch with the customer when necessary. Users can always opt-out of receiving future mailings by following the directions in the mailings.
Demographic and profile data may also be collected. We use this data to tailor your experience, showing you content that we think might be of interest and displaying the content according to preferences.
IP Addresses And Cookies
Bentgate.com also collects and uses IP Addresses. An IP Address is a convention of the Internet Protocol that identifies your "virtual" address on the internet. This IP Address is not personal to you and does not identify any of your Personal Information. All devices connected to a network have an IP Address permitting communication to and from the device. An IP Address may be used to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site. The IP Address is used to help identify you and your shopping cart and to gather broad demographic information.
In addition to the disclosure of Personal Information to third parties as described above, Bentgate.com may provide anonymous IP Addresses to other third parties. Bentgate.com sometimes employs other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples of such may include hosting our website, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links, retargeted advertising, analyzing data, etc. These third parties have access only to IP Addresses and do not have access to your Personal Information. However, as disclosed above, Bentgate.com may disclose Personal Information to third parties in limited circumstances.
Your Rights And Obligations
Any reviews, posts, ideas, questions, answers, images, video, audio or other communications you submit on Bentgate.com are not private or proprietary. By submitting User Content on or through Bentgate.com, you grant an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, store, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon such User Content, in any form, media, software, or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future. By submitting such User Content on or through Bentgate.com, you acknowledge that (a) you are the sole author of the User Content and the User Content originated with you and was not copied in whole or in part from any other work; (b) you have obtained all necessary permissions associated with the User Content, including without limitation permissions relating to copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, and/or rights of privacy; (c) the User Content does not contain hate speech or profanity and is not libelous, obscene, or otherwise in violation of this Agreement, and (d) that you are not a minor and have the legal right and capacity to enter into and comply with these Terms. By submitting any such User Content on or through Bentgate.com, you grant permission to use your name, alias, and any other information (as provided by you) to attribute such User Content to you. You also grant Bentgate.com and its affiliates the right to use any material, information, ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in such User Content. We are not responsible for the similarity of any of our Content or programming in any media to User Content submitted by you. Any and all rights granted in this section are granted without the need for any compensation to you in any form. User Content does not reflect the views of Bentgate.com, and Bentgate.com does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or reliability of any User Content, nor endorses or support any opinions expressed in any User Content. In no event shall Bentgate.com have or be construed to have any responsibility or liability for or in connection with any User Content. If we determine, in our sole discretion, you or any User Content you submit violates this Agreement, we reserve the right, at any time, without notice and without limiting any and all other rights we may have under this Agreement, to (a) refuse to allow you to submit further User Content, (b) remove and delete your User Content, (c) revoke your registration and right to use the User Content Submission Features and (d) use any technological, legal, operational, or other means available to enforce the terms of this Agreement, including, without limitation, blocking specific IP addresses or deactivating your registration, access using your e-mail address, your user name, and password.
Bentgate.com DOES NOT ENDORSE THE USER CONTENT, IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE USER CONTENT, AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONS WHO MAY USE OR RELY ON SUCH USER CONTENT) FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE (WHETHER ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR OTHERWISE), INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR OTHER CAUSE OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER BASED UPON OR RESULTING FROM ANY USER CONTENT PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.
Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. For example, we work to protect the security of your Personal Information during any transmission by encrypting the information you input.
We reveal only the last several digits of your credit card numbers when confirming an order. Of course, we transmit the entire credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
You also have the option to access Bentgate.com and affiliates websites from your mobile or wireless device. When using your mobile device or a wireless network, the carrier or network administrator may have access to your Personal Information. For information regarding your carrier or network administrator's treatment of your information, please consult their respective privacy policies.
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