Our Privacy Policy

WILDERNESS INQUIRY is committed to the security of your information. In order to insure that information collected via this website is properly used, we have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our commitment to privacy. WILDERNESS INQUIRY does not store individually identifiable information about web users, such as name, phone number and street address in any publicly accessible database.

Information We Automatically Collect

IP Address: We record IP addresses in the aggregate for monitoring the level of activity on our site. We do not link this to your information. We may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our website.

Browser Information: WILDERNESS INQUIRY tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. WILDERNESS INQUIRY does break down overall usage statistics according to a user’s domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user’s browser).

WILDERNESS INQUIRY tracks and catalogs the search terms that users enter in our search engines, but this tracking is not associated with individual users.

Information You Explicitly Provide

Via Registration Form: To process your registration, we require your name, address, phone number, email address, and credit card information. We use this information solely to process your registration and, if any questions should arise, to contact you about your registration. In general, we will try to contact you first by email and only if that fails, or if time is critical, will we try to contact you by phone. We share this information, and only that information which is absolutely necessary, with those third parties that are involved in the processing of your registration or the fulfillment of your trip experience. For example, the financial institution that issued your credit card and the staff members who will be leading your trip or event.

Via Contact Form: Should you decide to contact us through our Information Request form, we require your name and email address and will only use that information to send you a reply.

Security: We utilize industry standard SSL encryption when accepting your credit card information during our online checkout process. Access to some computer data and files at WILDERNESS INQUIRY are secured by password coding. Our network is behind a firewall designed to prevent unauthorized access.

External Links: We may include links to other sites. Please be aware that WILDERNESS INQUIRY is not responsible for the privacy policies and content of those sites. We encourage our users to read the privacy policies of each and every web site that collects personal information. This privacy policy refers only to the information collected by the WILDERNESS INQUIRY web site.

Public Forums: This site may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Choice/Opt-Out/Correct/Update: This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service. Contact will be discontinued by any users oral or written request:

  • You can send an e-mail to info@wildernessInquiry.org
  • Send mail to the following postal address: 808 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
  • Call the following telephone number: (612) 676-9400

Donor Privacy

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, donor privacy is of particular concern to WILDERNESS INQUIRY. We adhere to industry best-practices for donor privacy as established by Charity Navigator.

Information Sharing: We do not trade, share nor sell a donor’s name, address, phone number, email address or any other personal information. We do not send donor communications or solicitations on behalf of other organizations.

Online/Offline Information: We process donations both online and offline. All privacy protections to donor name, address, phone number, email address and all other personal information apply to both online and offline transactions.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the privacy practices of WILDERNESS INQUIRY, please contact us at info@wildernessInquiry.org.

Privacy Policy Last Updated 3/31/15

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