Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Take seriously the issue of safeguarding your privacy online. Please read the following to understand our views and practices regarding this matter, and how they pertain to you as you make full use of our publication. This statement discloses the privacy practices for our publication "" including:
  1. What information this site gathers/tracks about you
  2. What this site does with the information it gathers/tracks
  3. With whom this site shares the information it gathers/tracks
  4. This site's opt-out policy

Questions regarding these statements should be directed to's Editorial Staff

Frequent Asked Questions


Does ask for personal information?

In general you are not require to divulge any personal information in order to read the content on ( However you may be asked for some information when accessing certain of's features such as described below:

    • Bulletin Board System: You may be asked to supply a name, your email address for the primary purpose of preventing abuse of our BBS system. may also send system and site announcements regarding content or features released on our system. By joining an BBS you agree to recieve this information.
    • Free Community Web Pages: You will be asked for detailed personal identifying information such as your name, address, phone number, email address, etc. primarily gathers this information so we may identify the people who are posting web pages through our service, prevent abuse of this service and prevent illegal or detrimental activities. may also send system and site announcements regarding content or features released on our system. By obtaining an Free Home Page Account you agree to recieve this information.
    • Contests or Sweepstakes: In order to enter any of's contests or sweepstakes you will be required to enter certain personal identifying information such as your name, address and phone number and may be asked certain demographic information as well. In this instance the demographic information is separated from the identifying information. The necessary identifying information such as names and addresses may be supplied to the companies furnishing the prizes for these contests. The demographic information, without any specific personal identifiers, is used by to develop summarized demographic information about our readership. Companies sponsoring contests or sweepstakes in direct partnership with agree not to sell or distribute the information derived from that contest.
    • Store Order Forms: When buying products from's store you will have to enter personal identifying information and financial information such a credit cards numbers. This is done via's secure server. The information is used only to process your order and for internal, statistics gathering purposses.
    • Advertisers: is an advertising supported commercial publication. Companies may run ads on our publication and those ads may lead to the companies web sites and/or product order forms. Those sites, ads or order forms, whether hosted on our site or off of our site, may ask you for certain specific information. has no control over what these outside companies may do with the information that you supply them.
    • Banner Ads: In addition to our regular banner advertising,  displays banner advertisements from "Double Click". We encourage you, the consumer, to visit the Double Click site, and review their Privacy Policy to determine if the use of their banner advertisements and services meet your needs in regards to privacy issues. makes no guarantees, nor assumes any liability resulting from the reader/consumer's use of Double Click derived banner ads. To view the Double click Privacy Policy, please see, or send e-mail to for further information.
    • Commercial Inquiries: Companies or individuals seeking information about advertising on or entering a listing into our yellow pages database are asked to provide information about their business. The information collected is used by our marketing staff to respond to the inquiry. In respect to our on-line, Yellow Pages, commercial data is made available to our readers as a resource for the commercial entity.


How does use my personal information?'s goal in collecting the limited personal information it does is to provide you, the user, with the best web experience possible and to prevent the abuse of our services.

What if I make a purchase through a site hosted by or a merchant who advertises on ?

If you place an order at a merchant site hosted by or with a merchant advertising on they may collect information from you, including your credit card and contact information. This information will be used by the merchant. does not own these businesses and all transactions and use of any customer information are the sole responsibility of the merchant. For further information regarding the merchant's use of customer information, contact that business or merchant directly.

Will disclose any of my personal information? will not disclose any of your personal information, except when we believe in good faith that the law requires it as explained when we ask you for the data to protect the rights or property of may disclose aggregated user or demographic statistics.

Will use my information for direct mailings? will send you public service, breaking news and other items of general or specific interest to the off-road community. use of your Email information may be sold or distributed to organizations and/or business for the purposes of delivering advertisements of general interest to off road enthusiasts.

What about kids? does not provide content, services, or products for children. If you are under 18, you may use only with involvement of a parent or guardian.

Does use cookies?

Yes, Cookies may be used on in various ways:

  • At this time cookies are primarily used to control the delivery of various media including banner ads to our readers. These benign cookies are used to keep you from seeing the same rotating advertising over and over again. These cookies may be set when enter our site, a specific section or each page and should be erased when you have left our site.
  • does not use cookies to collect any personal identifying information about you or your computer except that it may attempt to determine your browser family, screen size and display information for purposes of showing you web pages in the best format possible.
  • Cookies may be used in 's stores to help create and maintain a personalized shopping cart.
  • Cookies and/or IP Addresses are also used to estimate our audience size and page traffic statistics. Each browser accessing may be given a unique cookie, which is then used to determine repeat usage versus initial usage, and to help analyze traffic patterns.
  • In the future may use cookie-based technology to provide personalized services, to remember login information or to provide more advanced features.
  • Advertisers or merchants, either on or off of our site may use cookie-based technology. We have no control over their use of cookies.
  • Lastly, advertising networks that serve ads onto may also use cookies.

Does use or collect my IP Address? collects IP addresses for the purposes of system administration and to track and report readership and site performance statistics.

What is 's Opt-Out Policy?

Reading and using our services is an entirely voluntary action. On any form where you are asked to submit any personal information that you are not comfortable submitting you may elect not to fill out the form and/or utilize the service. Where appropriate we may also provide an Opt-Out or Opt-In option, or options, that let you elect how parts of the information you are providing is used. Any such option will be clearly indicated. We have no control over how our advertisers or sites linked to or hosted by use information that they may collect, or their privacy policies.

What else should I know about my privacy?

Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily post or disclose personal information online - for example on message boards, through email, or in chat areas - that same information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.

Furthermore, while we endeavor to take all reasonable precautions to protect your personal information, cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

In addition,'s advertisers, merchants, partners, and third party Internet sites and services accessible through or linked to or parties whom we inform you are collecting data in connection with sweepstakes, promotions, direct, email advertisements etc., have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of us. has no control over, or responsibility for or liability in regards to these independent policies or actions.

REMEMBER: You are solely responsible for protecting your personal information and the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online. We will do the best we can to help you, but you have to take reasonable precautions and have reasonable expectations as well.

We do not have any control over sites that may advertise with us, or merchants that may have various forms of advertising, sites, or storefronts on our servers, or sites which may be linked to us. However, if you become aware of any privacy abuses by any of those merchants, sites or services please inform us so we can take any action we deem appropriate.

Third Party Advertising
We use MaxOnline and other third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you.

Third Party Cookies
In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser.

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