Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to the website located at www.xcskination.com, which is owned and operated by XCSN Nordic Skiing Inc (“XC Ski Nation”, “XCSN”, “we”, “our”, “us”, or “Site”). The terms “user,” “you,” and “your” refer to site visitors, customers, members and any other users of the site.

NOTICE:

By accessing this website, you are agreeing to be bound by these website Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

At www.xcskination.com, we respect your privacy. XC Ski Nation will never sell, trade, rent or loan your personal information to any other organization.

Types of Information Collected

Information You Provide Us.

We collect the personal information you provide when you complete our online forms, when you request information through the “Contact Us” page of our website, when you leave a comment, or when you send us an e-mail.

Site Usage Information.

We may receive and store certain types of information whenever you visit the Site, such as click-stream data and your IP address.

Email Communications.

When you open emails from us, we may receive a confirmation noting you opened an email. We may keep track of the emails we send you. Additionally, we keep a record of what types of emails you have opted to receive and not to receive.

How Information Is Collected

Website Usage.

Like most website operators, we track usage patterns on our website on an anonymous basis. Each time you visit our website, our server may record your internet service provider, browser, the date and time of your visit, the pages you visit, the documents downloaded, the searches you performed, and the referring URL you came from. We use this non-personal information to optimize your website experience.

Cookies.

We may also employ “cookies” (a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns) or similar technology that provides additional functionality to our website and helps us analyze website usage more accurately. Cookies allow for a personalized experience when you visit or revisit our site. We may use cookies to present you with relevant products or advertisements within and beyond the XC Ski Nation website. XC Ski Nation visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using XC Ski Nation’s website, with the drawback that certain features of XC Ski Nation’s website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

IP Addresses and Click-stream data.

We may collect your IP address and click-stream data, which we use for system administration and report the aggregate information to our advertisers and sponsors. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. Click-stream data may include such information as the page served, the time, the source of the request, the type of browser making the request, the preceding page viewed.

Transaction Information.

If you make a purchase from our Site, we will request certain information in order to complete the transaction, such as credit-card number, expiration date, and billing and shipping addresses. Such information is collected and stored through encrypted means for your protection. Credit-card numbers and CVV codes are not stored on our computers.

How We Use the Collected Information

Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities, providing customer service and making available other items and services to our customers and prospective customers.

XC Ski Nation owns all of the information collected via this Site. We may use it to contact you, confirm an order, or customize your website experience.

We may share your personally identifiable information with others as follows:

Agents. We employ other businesses and contractors to perform functions on our behalf, which include Site analysis, data analysis, marketing assistance, and credit-card payment processing. These entities only have access to the personally identifiable information to the extent required to perform their various functions.

Aggregate Information. We may share aggregate information, such as demographics and Site use statistics, with advertisers, sponsors, or other organizations. When this type of data is shared, it never includes your personally identifiable information.

Business Transfers. If XCSN Nordic Skiing Inc, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that XCSN Nordic Skiing Inc goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of XCSN Nordic Skiing Inc may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Legal Process. Your personally identifiable information may be disclosed pursuant to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, which may occur without notice to you.

How Do We Protect Your Information and Secure Information Transmissions?

Security.

All payments are made through a third party. Credit card numbers and CVV codes are not stored on our computers.

Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, XC Ski Nation uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Other

Forums. The Site makes public forums available to its users. We strongly recommend that you do not post personal information on our forum. We cannot ensure the security of any information you choose to make public. Also, we cannot ensure that parties who have access to such publicly available information will respect your privacy.

External Links.

This privacy policy applies only to this Site and not to our advertisers or sponsors. XC Ski Nation has not reviewed all of the sites linked to this site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. These other websites may or may not have their own published privacy policies. If you visit a website that is linked to our Site, you should review that site’s privacy policy before providing any personal information. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by XC Ski Nation of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

Ads.

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by us and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Email Policies

We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third parties. We will use your e-mail address solely to provide timely information about www.xcskination.com, www.crosscountryskitechnique.com or other information we believe will be of interest to you. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional materials may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the e-mail.

Minors

We do not intentionally collect any personal information from children. We take no specific steps to protect the privacy of those children who disclose such personal data.

Updating Personal Information

XC Ski Nation Members can update their personal data by making changes to their profile when logged into the member area.

Feedback Confidentiality

Any feedback you provide at this site shall be deemed to be non-confidential. XC Ski Nation shall be free to use such information on an unrestricted basis.

Policy Changes

We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy at any time with or without notice. However, please be assured we are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

Privacy Policy Support

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