LouDawson.com Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy – Overview – Who We Are

Our website address is: https://www.LouDawson.com, we are owned by Peak Internet Marketing LLC. The owners of LouDawson.com understand the importance of your privacy. We are committed to protecting our website visitor’s privacy. When you send us emails or leave comments on our blog, we use your information to manage our blog comment system, and to improve our ability to understand our visitor’s needs. As we do not perform our own online sales, we do not have, host or manage a shopping cart or other e-commerce system, and thus any information related to such things is a non issue regarding LouDawson.com. Likewise, regarding our advertising served by Google, whatever privacy Google does or does not provide is what you get, it has nothing to do with us nor is under our control. Also note we have advertising banners that we host on our own server, again, these are limited in terms of any privacy issues they might cause.

Information Collected – Use of Such Information

LouDawson.com stores your email address and IP number when you leave a comment on our blog. We do NOT permanently store your IP number, we delete all IP numbers periodically. Further, a cookie is placed on your computer that helps pre-fill our comment form when you make repeated comments. When you click on the comment submit button, you give us permission to store your contact information as well as placing our cookie on your computer. To opt out of this, do not comment, do not click our submit button. Any information you provides us is only used for the purpose of operating our publishing business, specifically we use email and IP number information for serving our visitors and dealing with problems such as comment spam.

LouDawson.com may provide reports about site use and traffic patterns, stripped of any individual identification, to third parties for marketing research and advertising sales-negotiations — such reports DO NOT include email addresses or IP numbers. Note that advertisers on LouDawson.com will usually record and save personal information if you buy something from them, we have no control of nor access to this data.

Policies Regarding Third Parties

Aside from occasional personal items we sell directly using private communication, any sales reached through this website are processed by other parties, please contact them for information.

LouDawson.com current policy is to not sell, rent or trade personal information to others.

Customers with concerns about disclosing personal information may send a communication regarding their needs by using the contact option in our menu. Such communication will remain private.

LouDawson.com Privacy Policy Changes

If LouDawson.com decides to change its privacy policy,LouDawson.com will post such changes here. Please feel free to contact LouDawson.com via our contact page, see link in our website menu, if you have more questions regarding this privacy policy.

Lou's Recent Posts on WildSnow.com

Welcome to Louis (Lou) Dawson's personal website. Lou's passion for the past 50 years has been alpinism, climbing, mountaineering and skiing -- along with all manner of outdoor recreation. He has authored numerous books and articles about ski touring and is known as the first person to ski down all 54 of Colorado's 14,000-foot peaks, otherwise known as the Fourteeners.

All material on this website is copyrighted, the names Louis Dawson and Lou Dawson are used here for authorship and content creation and are trademarked, permission required for reproduction (electronic or otherwise) and display on other websites. PLEASE SEE OUR COPYRIGHT and TRADEMARK INFORMATION.

We include "affiliate sales" links within this website. This means we receive a percentage of a sale if you click to a shopping cart from our site (at no cost to you). We also sell display "banner" advertising.

Ski Touring and mountaineering are dangerous. You may be killed or severely injured if you do any form of ski mountaineering, skimo randonnee and randonnée skiing. The information, news and opinion on this website is intended only as general information. Due to human error and passing time, the information, text and images contained within this website may be inaccurate, false, or out-of-date. By using, reading or viewing the information provided on this website, you agree to absolve the owners of LouDawson.com as well as content contributors of any liability for injuries or losses incurred while using such information. Furthermore, you agree to use any of this website's information, maps, photos, or binding mounting instructions templates at your own risk, and waive LouDawson.com owners and contributors of liability for use of said items for ski touring or any other use.