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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the web site of Northwest Golf Guide, Inc.

This privacy policy discloses how we collect, use, and share information gathered about you and provided by you.   We understand the importance of privacy and this policy is intended to increase your confidence in using our site in regards to security of your personal information.  By using the website of Northwest Golf Guide Inc. you are accepting the conditions described in this Privacy Policy and our overall Terms of Use Agreement.

Types of information collected
The content available on our site does not require us to collect any information that will personally identify you.

  • Information we collect
  • The content provided on this site is offered without the collection of any personally identifiable information from you.   You can navigate to all sections, and use all the features of the entire site without providing personal information.   All personal information collected from you, is provided by you, at your discretion.

  • Information we collect using technology
  • This site and the underlying service provider that hosts this site collects some information from you using technology.   The information collected does in no way personally identify you.  It includes information such as such as your hostname, Internet Service Provider, browser type, operating system and a log of your activity on our site.

    Northwest Golf Guide collects the Internet Protocol address used to connect your computer to the Internet, and to our website to assist in the protection of our site from potential malicious users.

  • Information you provide
  • There are two areas of our site where personally identifiable information is optional and may be collected given that you choose to provide this information.  These two areas are Site Feedback and Course Reviews that are submitted by you are your discretion.   Both of these features are fully functional if you elect not to provide any optional personal information.

    Site Feedback:
    When feedback is provided via email, we track your email address internally, which may be used to provide you with site updates and information about current specials.   Feedback can be submitted using our feedback form, which does not require you to provide any personally identifiable information.

    Course Reviews:
    Optional personal information that is provided when submitting a course review will be posted on this site with your approved review, with the exception of email address. You can include your email address with your review submittal and choose to have it posted with the review if desired. Posting email addresses with course reviews is for the purpose of allowing our users to correspond with each other, via email, regarding reviews.

    All material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary as set forth in our Terms of Use Agreement.

How we use your information
Information you provide is limited to the following uses:
  • Improving this site.
  • Notifying our users of site related updates, features and specials via email.
  • Posting email addresses with course reviews if you authorize such use of your email address.

Of the minimal personal information we do collect, none of this information will be provided to any third party vendor or any other organizations for commercial purposes.

Who we share your information with
We will only give out personal information as required by law, for example, to comply with a court order or subpoena, to enforce our Terms of Use Agreement or to protect the safety and security of our users and our site.

Use of cookies
Cookies can be categorized as session or persistent.  Persistent cookies store text on your computer's hard drive for a specified period of time.   We do NOT use persistent cookies on this site.  Session cookies can be described as small pieces of textual information that are placed temporarily on your browser during the time your browser is open.  Once the browser is closed, the session cookie is removed.  We use a single session cookie in the form a unique ID with the sole purpose of keeping track of the state of your navigation selections for the current session.  For example, this enables us to maintain the state of the course listing or course search results as you navigate between pages within the site.  The session cookie contains only a unique ID and tracks no other information about you.   In addition, this site is designed such that it should be fully functional in the event that your browser is configured to not allow session cookies.

Links to other web sites
We may provide links to third-party web sites from this site as a convenience to you. Northwest Golf Guide, Inc. is not responsible for the content of the sites we link to. Once you have clicked a link to a third-party web site and have left our site, our privacy policy is no longer applicable. We strongly recommend that you read the privacy notices for any third-party sites accessed from this site to ensure you understand how your personal information may be used.

Questions regarding our Privacy Policy, Terms of Use Agreement or other policy related material should be directed to our support staff by clicking here.

Changes to our Privacy Policy
It's possible we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy policy. If our information practices change at any time in the future, those changes will be posted in this privacy policy. Only data collected from the time of the policy change forward may be used as described in the applicable policy change.

Last Updated: April 27, 2006

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