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Privacy Policy

Updated Date: December 31, 2020
Effective Date: December 31, 2020

Mountain Lovely is committed to protecting your privacy. By visiting mountainlovely.com (“the Site”) and submitting personal information (“Personal Information”) you acknowledge and accept the practices and policies outlined in this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”).

Personal Information

Your Personal Information will be processed in the United States where laws regarding processing of personal information may be less stringent than the laws in your country.

Your privacy is important to us. It is Mountain Lovely’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website, https://mountainlovely.com

We don’t ask for your personal information unless we truly need it. When we do, we’ll only collect what we need by fair and lawful means and, where appropriate, with your knowledge or consent. We’ll also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used.

“Personal Information” is any information that is identifiable with you, including names, addresses, email addresses, or phone numbers, as well as other non-public information that is associated with the foregoing.

Your Personal Information will be processed in the United States where laws regarding processing of personal information may be less stringent than the laws in your country.

We don’t share your personal information with third-parties, except where required by law. We will only retain personal information for as long as necessary to provide you with a service.

Ways we collect or intend to collect information include:

  1.  Free Resource Downloads: Your name and email address
  2. Transactions: Your name, email address, billing information, and payment source.
  3. Submitting Questions: Your name, email address, and question.
  4. Opt-In To Email Course: Your name and email address
  5. Email List Opt-In: Your name and email address.

We don’t store your personal information on our servers unless it’s required for providing a service to you. What we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information from loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

How We Use Information

We may use the information we collect to provide you with personalized content, services offered by mountainlovely.com & Mountain Lovely, as well as promotional content and services.

We also may use the information we collect to customize and improve features, performance, and support of the site, to provide relevant advertising, including interest-based advertising from us and third parties, to analyze the use of and improve the Site, to create aggregate and statistical data that does not identify you individually and that we can commercialize, and for other purposes that you separately authorize as you interact with the Site.

Your rights and choices

We may send you service-related announcements when we believe it is necessary to do so. Generally, you may opt-out of these announcements by contacting us at kristan at mountainlovely.com. 

You may also contact us at info at mountainlovely.com for the following:

  • The right to be informed: We are informing you now with this policy.
  • The right of access: We’ll provide you with the data we have about you.
  • The right to rectification: Request we fix incorrect data about you.
  • The right to erasure: Request we erase certain data about you.
  • The right to restrict processing: Ask us to restrict certain types of processing of your personal information.
  • The right to data portability: Ask us to provide your personal data we have for export.


As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience.

We use cookies for a variety of reasons. You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

Account related cookies. If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterward to remember your site preferences when logged out.

Login related cookies. We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

Site preferences cookies. In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page that is affected by your preferences.

Third-Party Cookies. In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

Other third-party analytics may be used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content and services. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the social media sites may set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Links to Other Websites

Our Site contains links to other websites. The fact that we link to a website is not an endorsement, authorization, or representation of our affiliation with that third party. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit Personal Information from you. Other sites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the Personal Information you submit to them and we are not responsible for the content, privacy, security practices, and policies of third-party sites or services to which links or access are provided through the Site. We suggest that you read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.

Users Outside of the United States

Our Site is hosted in the United States and our services are provided from the United States. It is possible that certain information will be stored on servers in multiple other countries on the “cloud” or other similar distributed hosting platforms. If you are a resident of any country other than the United States, please note that by providing your Personal Information to us, you are consenting to the transfer of your Personal Information to the United States and other jurisdictions as indicated above, and to our use and disclosure of your Personal Information in accordance with this Policy.

For the purposes of European Economic Area data protection law, (the “Data Protection Law”), the data controller is Mountain Lovely, Bend, OR 97702 (kristan@mountainlovely.com). If you have questions about our data protection or this policy, please contact kristan@mountainlovely.com.

If you are a European site user, you have certain rights under certain circumstances, including:

  • To be provided with a copy of your Personal Information held by us
  • To request the rectification or erasure of your Personal Information held by us
  • To request that we restrict the processing of your Personal Information (while we verify or investigate your concerns with this information, for example)
  • To object to the further processing of your Personal Information, including the right to object to marketing
  • To request that your provided Personal Information be moved to a third party

How Long We Store Your Personal Information​

We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide the Site to you and fulfill the purposes described in this Policy and we may also retain aggregate information beyond this time for research purposes and to help us develop and improve our services. You cannot be identified from aggregate information retained or stored for these purposes.

Privacy of Minors​

Our Site is not intended for children under the age of 13, and to access or use the Site you must be 13 years of age or older. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under 13 years of age without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy​

We post any changes we make to our Policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ Personal Information, we will notify you through a notice on the Site home page. If we make a change that we believe materially reduces your rights or increases your responsibility, we will notify you by email, sent to the email address specified in your account. The date the Policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for periodically visiting our Site and this Policy to check for any changes.

Contact Information​

To ask questions or comment about this Policy and our privacy practices, contact us at kristan@mountainlovely.com.

Last updated December 31, 2020

If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy please contact kristan AT mountainlovely DOT com.

Kristan Bauer

Kristan is an outdoors gal who loves to spend her time skiing, trail running, and backpacking as much as possible. Kristan has backpacked the John Muir Trail, ice climbed in the North Cascades, and skied throughout North America. Kristan is AIARE 1 avalanche certified and an experienced alpine climber and mountaineer.