Tharsis Highlands values your privacy. We will not sell your information to anyone for any reason. Below are the details of our privacy policy.

Now, for the long version….

Privacy Policy—Long Version

The Privacy Policy of the Tharsis Highlands website (hereafter referred to as “Organization”) demonstrates our commitment to your privacy rights. Since we gather certain types of information about our users, we want users to fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the collection and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather, how we use it, and how to correct or change it.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact the Organization on the Contact page of this website.

1. Information the Organization Gathers and Tracks

The Organization gathers information about our users that they submit to our registration page. This information enables us to better tailor our content to readers’ needs.

The Organization gathers user information in the following processes:

Cookies

The Organization minimizes the use of cookies to only those necessary to properly route users within our site. The Organization provides links to its other websites. These sites may choose to use cookies to better promote their products and services.

Usage Tracking

The Organization tracks information related to overall user traffic patterns throughout our site in order to make decisions regarding content and services.

Log Files

Log files are used to track and monitor traffic patterns on our site for maintenance purposes. The logs are not used to track or monitor personally identifiable information.

Optional Registration

The Organization offers free voluntary registration to our users. During registration the user is required to supply an e-mail address. This information is required if the user wants to participate in the Organization services.

E-mail Offers

The Organization e-mails free information to our users. We gather the e-mail addresses of users who voluntarily opt-in during our registration process. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by utilizing the unsubscribe options at the end of each mailing.

Tell-A-Friend

Users can choose to electronically notify the Organization of an individual who may be interested in our services. Users must provide the Organization with the e-mail address of the intended recipient. This information is not retained nor used for any other purpose than the intent of promoting our services to that individual one time.

User Feedback/Inquiries

Users have the ability to contact the Organization to provide us with their feedback. The Organization does not retain this information for any purpose other than to respond to the user.

Outside Links

This site contains links to other sites. Users will be taken to a separate site if they click on one of these links. The Organization is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of any secondary websites. We encourage all users to review the privacy policy of any site they visit.

Other Circumstances

The Organization uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience on our website, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the site or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.

We also use information, which users voluntarily provide, in order to send out electronic mailings. Users may opt-out of receiving mailings by selecting the unsubscribe link at the end of each mailing.

The Organization also creates internal reports on user demographics and traffic patterns for our marketing department. The Organization does not include any personally identifiable information in our reports. This information allows our marketing department to promote more effectively, and allows our users to receive information that is pertinent to their needs.

2. Sharing of Information

The Organization may participate in affiliate network programs and various co-marketing partnerships to promote our site. For this purpose, we receive and share information in order to analyze site traffic and pattern information so we can evaluate the effectiveness of these programs. The Organization does not share or receive personally identifiable information for these site-to-site traffic-building programs.

As a rule, the Organization will not intentionally disclose personally identifiable information about its users to any third party without first receiving the user’s permission. However, the Organization may disclose personally identifiable information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to edicts of law or comply with legal process, and (b) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of any user of the Organization’s information service.

3. Delete/Deactivate Policy

Users may unsubscribe to our electronic mailings at any time by following the instructions contained at the end of every mailing.

Correcting, updating, or requesting the deletion of information that you have provided may be accomplished by e-mailing us from the Contact page of this website.

Notification of Changes From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.

4. Security Policy

The Organization takes every reasonable precaution to protect our user’s information. When you submit information, your information is protected both on-line and off-line in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.

We can be reached via e-mail through the Contact page of this website. The Organization takes online privacy seriously, and does not share the information users have submitted without their permission.

Header image photo credits

Top row, left to right:
Native man and woman by Manuel Jobi (CC BY-SA 2.0 DE)
Man in tie (Alessandro Butini) by Butinia (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Burkina Faso girl by Ferdinand Reus (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Sabaa Nissan Militiaman by Christiaan Briggs (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Women in tribal village, Umaria district, India by Yann (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Gambia girl by Ferdinand Reus (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Bottom row, left to right:
German woman in green dress by Nemoralis (CC BY 3.0)
Pataxo man, Brazil by Valter Campanato (CC BY 3.0 BR)
Redheaded child by Steevven1 (CC BY 2.5)
Old woman (“Happy Pensioneer”) by Nickfraser (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Old man in hat (Knut Steen) by Nina-no (CC BY-SA 2.5)
Punjabi woman smile by Raminder pal Singh (CC BY-SA 2.0)