Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their 'Personally Identifiable Information' (PII) is being used online and, more specifically, within . PII, as used in US
privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect?

For COVID-19 purposes all

POPUMC Hiking Group

participants must answer four questions in the affirmative on a health acknowledgement form and provide contact information in case contact tracing is necessary. Participants in POPUMC Hiking Group hikes have their names entered into the trip logs for these hikes.

Your IP Address is collected when using our 'Opinion Polls' and 'Mikeblogs' applications. This prevents users from posting more than once within these applications unless certain conditions are met. Your email address is temporarily stored when you utilize our 'Contact Form' application. It is later deleted after your inquiry has been answered. Other than on hiking trip logs, this web site does not collect any names, addresses, phone numbers or other personally identifiable information.

When do we collect information?

Before a POPUMC Hiking Group hike, for COVID-19 purposes all POPUMC Hiking Group particpants must answer four questions in the affirmative on a health acknowledgement form and provide contact information in case contact tracing is necessary. After a POPUMC Hiking Group hike, participants full names are entered into the trip log for that hike. Participants may opt out of having their names in these trip logs.

Your IP Address is collected when you vote in one of our opinion polls or comment on a blog post. It is stored on our server and within the respective application. It is compared with the IP address of subsequent posts to these apps. If a post containing an IP address matches an IP address within the existing list within the application, along with other security measures, the user is denied the opportunity to vote in the 'Opinion Polls' application or comment in the 'Mikeblogs' application. Your email address is kept on the web site email client until your inquiry has been answered. It is later deleted.

How do we use your information?

Other than the reasons stated above, we do not utilize your personal information for any other reasons.

How do we protect visitor information?

No user names, addresses, phone numbers or other personal information (with the exception of the website owner's personal information listed below) is stored on this web site.

We do utilize an SSL certificate on this site. This adds a layer of security in that all web traffic between our server and your web browser is encrypted.

We do not use cookies for tracking purposes. Some of our partners that have linked code on this site may utilize cookies for tracking purposes. Their cookie policies, if they have one, are linked to below:,,,,,,,,, .

Please consult their cookie policies for details.

Third Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.

Third Party Links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party articles,
products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

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Please consult their privacy policies for more information.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under
13, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online. We do not specifically market to children under 13.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:

Mike Calabrese
12356 Purcell RD
Manassas, VA 20112
United States

Or you may also use our Contact Form

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