WorldSummits provides access routes and attractions posted by users. Any
registered user can post POIs and routes that are public by default and may
include other content, such as photos, videos and links to other web sites.
Tip What you say on WorldSummits may be viewed all around the world instantly.
Information Collection and Use
Tip We collect and use your information below to provide our Services and to measure and improve them over time.
Basic Account Information: When you create or reconfigure a WorldSummits account, you provide some personal information, such as your username, password, and email address. Your username are listed publicly on our Services, including on your profile page and in search results. Some Services, such as search and public user profiles, do not require registration.
Additional Information: You may provide us with profile information to make public, such as a short biography, your location, your website, or a picture.
We may use your contact information to send you information about our Services
or to market to you. We may use your contact information to help others find
your WorldSummits account, including through third-party services and client
applications. You may choose to upload your address book so that we can help you
find WorldSummits users you know or help other WorldSummits users find you. We
may later make suggestions to you and other users on WorldSummits based on
imported address book contacts. If you connect your WorldSummits account
to your account on another service in order to cross-post between WorldSummits
and that service, the other service may send us your registration or profile
information on that service and other information that you authorize. This
information enables cross-posting, helps us improve the Services, and is deleted
from WorldSummits within a few weeks of your disconnecting from WorldSummits
your account on the other service.
Climbs, routes, photos, statistics
and other public content: Our Services are primarily designed to help
you share information with the world. Most of the information you provide to us
is information you will be public. This includes not only the routes that you
post photographs and associated routes, such as those provided data when you
have made an ascent, but also creates lists the people you add, the contents
voting and many other information generated through use of the Services. We may
use this information to personalize the content we show you, including
advertisements. By default, almost always publish the information you provide to
us until such time as you remove it from WorldSummits, but usually we make
available certain configurations to make this more private information if
desired. Our Services disseminate their public information instantly and a wide
variety of users, customers and services forms. When sharing information or
content such as photos, videos and links through the Services, you should think
carefully about what you are publishing.
You may publishing your location when publishing your routes or when using the
tools of WorldSummits. We can also use other data from your device to determine
its location, such as information on wireless networks and cell towers near your
mobile or IP address. We may use and store information about your location to
provide certain features of our services, such as consulting routes close to
your position, and to enhance and personalize the Services, for example, more
relevant, such as nearby attractions, announcements and suggestions contents .
Links: WorldSummits may keep track of how you interact with links across our Services, including our email notifications, third-party services, and client applications, by redirecting clicks or through other means. We do this to help improve our Services, to provide more relevant advertising, and to be able to share aggregate click statistics such as how many times a particular link was clicked on.
additional website usage data and to improve our Services, but we do not require
cookies for many parts of our Services such as searching and looking at public
user profiles. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your
computer’s hard disk. WorldSummits may use both session cookies and persistent
cookies to better understand how you interact with our Services, to monitor
aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on our Services, and to
customize and improve our Services. Most Internet browsers automatically accept
cookies. You can instruct your browser, by changing its settings, to stop
accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites
you visit. However, some Services may not function properly if you disable
Log Data: When you use our Services, we may receive information (“Log Data”)
such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page,
pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device information (including
device and application IDs), search terms, and cookie information. We receive
Log Data when you interact with our Services, for example, when you visit our
websites, sign into our Services, interact with our email notifications, use
your WorldSummits account to authenticate to a third-party website or
application, or visit a third-party website that includes a WorldSummits button
or widget. We may also receive Log Data when you click on, view or interact with
a link on our Services to a third-party application, such as when you choose to
install another application through WorldSummits. WorldSummits uses Log Data to
provide, understand, and improve our Services. If not already done earlier, for
example, as provided below for Widget Data, we will either delete Log Data or
remove any common account identifiers, such as your username, full IP address,
or email address, after few months.
Third-Parties and Affiliates:
WorldSummits uses a variety of third-party services to help provide our
Services, such as hosting our various blogs and wikis, and to help us understand
and improve the use of our Services, such as Google Analytics. These third-party
service providers may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web
page request, such as cookies or your IP address. Third-party ad partners may
share information with us, like a browser cookie ID, website URL visited, mobile
device ID, or cryptographic hash of a common account identifier (such as an
email address), to help us measure and tailor ads. For example, this allows us
to display ads about things you may have already shown interest in. We may also receive information about you from our corporate affiliates in order to help provide, understand, and improve our Services and our affiliates’ services, including the delivery of ads.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
TipWe do not disclose your private personal information except in the limited circumstances described here.
Your Consent: We may share or disclose your information at your direction, such as when you authorize a third-party web client or application to access your WorldSummits account.
Service Providers: We engage service providers to perform functions and provide services to us in
Spain and abroad. We may share your private personal information with such
service providers subject to confidentiality obligations consistent with this
personal data only on our behalf and pursuant to our instructions.
Sellers of Goods and Services: If you buy goods or services on WorldSummits, we may provide the seller, commerce provider or marketplace with your name, email address, shipping address, Payment Information and Transaction Data to facilitate payment processing, order fulfilment and dispute resolution (including payment and shipping disputes) and to help prevent, detect and investigate fraud or other prohibited activities. Please refer to these third parties’ privacy policies for information about their privacy practices.
Non-Private or Non-Personal Information: We may share or disclose your non-private, aggregated or otherwise non-personal information,
as public information from your user profile, routes, climbs and statistics that
are public, the friends added or friends that added you, or the number of users who clicked on a particular link (even if only one did), or reports to advertisers about unique users who saw or clicked on their ads after we have removed any private personal information (such as your name or contact information).
Modifying Your Personal Information
If you are a registered user of our Services, and you want to change your
personal information or the contents of your profile you can contact us
You can also
request permanently delete your WorldSummits account. If you contact requesting
your user deactivation
request wil be reviewed and your account will be deactivated and then deleted.
When your account is deactivated, it is not viewable on WorldSummits.net.
Our Policy Towards Children
Our Services are not directed to persons under 13. If you become aware that your
child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we
become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we
take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account.
Changes to this Policy
March 1, 2015
let us know.