Privacy Policy

Hello! Thank you again very much for entering the doorways of our online outdoor content and media sharing space. Although we have a mission to provide you the best outdoor content, we must ensure that your information is protected. Thus, we have created this Privacy Policy for your protection and ours alike.

Some of our secondary products and services are in development such as, Arhats’ Store, registering for an account, Arhats’ app, and Arhats’ Forum. We’d like to disclose this so that when reading this policy, you are able to filter out terms for your current use.

Along with this policy, please be acknowledged of our Terms of Use & Conditions so that you are aware of your rights of use of Arhats’ sites. Please keep in mind that by reading this Privacy Policy it is one half of your agreement to use our sites. The other half to your agreement to use Arhats’ sites is our Terms of Use & Conditions. When using our sites, this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use & Conditions are the two binding contracts and your agreement to use our sites. So you must also read our terms. When you use our sites, you acknowledge both the Privacy Policy and this Terms of Use & Conditions’ terms and policy. Similar to our Terms of Use & Conditions agreement’s Changes to Terms of Use & Conditions section, we may make changes to this Privacy Policy so it is your duty to visit this policy for any changes.

This Privacy Policy is created to cover Arhats’ sites including arhats.com, www.arhats.com, Arhats Forum and Arhats Store which is a collective of the “Arhats’ sites.” Our sites are all owned under WWW.ARHATS.COM, LLC. Our sites are headquartered in Washington, United States of America. From the information that you provide to us from visiting and using our sites or making purchases of our products and services, we strive to make sure that your information and privacy is well kept and confidential.

When you make purchases of products and services through our sites and provide us your personal identifying information, you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and you give us consent to use them so that we can create the experience that you will be able to experience such as receiving our products and services. If you wish that we not obtain your information, then we suggest that you do not use our products and services.

This policy discloses that from the moment you visit our sites, use our sites, products and services, we may collect and gather any personal data that may arise from your visit and/or use of our sites, products and services. In addition, this Privacy Policy will be in effect of Arhats’ use of any personal data that may arise from between our relationships with Arhats’ partners and any personal data that we collect from you may also be transmitted to our partners for the primary purpose of creating the experience that you will be able to experience and enjoy.

This Privacy Policy is not in effect to any personal data, if there are any, that may be collected and gathered from third party entities outside of Arhats’ direct partnerships or network, including but not limited to third parties, offline activity, our domain address link through hyperlinks on other sites(either partnered or not partnered with Arhats) linking to our sites or linking to other websites from our own sites (we only provide links we believe to be appropriate and which WWW.ARHATS.COM, LLC are partnered with).

1. Introduction

To show our gratitude, Thank You again for visiting and using our sites, products and services. This Privacy Policy has been etched into Arhats and its sites so that you understand how your personal data is collected by your visit and use of our sites. Your visit or use of our sites grants us the knowledge that you accept our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use & Conditions as a binding agreement between you and us for your use of our sites, products and services. If you have not read our Terms of Use & Conditions, you should do so so you are able to accept our terms and also to enjoy our site.

2. Personal Data You Give us when you visit, use our sites

Arhats’s sites generally take in your personal identifying information such as your name, mailing address, email, phone number, date of birth, payment information when you accept our Terms of Use & Conditions and Privacy Policy or when you give us permission or consent such as when you make a purchase through our sites. Other data are cookies that are automatically transmitted to us without our control (you can read more under Cookies). This disclosure covers including, but not limited to, when you register for an account in our sites, when you place an order or make a purchase or fill out a survey and when you visit and use our sites. You are not required to provide us your personal data. You acknowledge that if you choose not to provide us your information then you forgo the option of us processing your order, application, registration for an account or receiving our products and services or special features with an account that would otherwise give you an advantage such as enjoying our products and services, posting and sharing comments in our posts, pages, forum and blogs.

In order to use special parts of our sites or have access to specific features such as posting comments or publishing your original content, you must complete a registration form or an application. As part of these forms, you are required to provide us your email address, date of birth, and full name. You acknowledge that if you refuse to fill out the form or if you fill out the form with discrepancies we can not process your application thus you will be unable to take advantage of our sites’ features, products and services. “Optional” information will also be offered for you to answer which you do not have to answer if you choose not to.

3. Personal Data you give us when you make a Purchase through our Store

Before you make a purchase you are required to provide us your personal identifying information such as your full name, mailing address, email address, phone number, date of birth, payment information in order for us to process your order. If you choose not to provide us your personal information then we can not fulfill our products and services to and for you. In addition to using your personal identifying information to process your order, we use your personal identifying information according to this Privacy Policy. We will not use your personal identifying information for any other reason except for the provisions and accordance set throughout this Privacy Policy.

4. Data provided to us when you visit and use our sites from your browser including your visit and use of our app

Arhats’ app is not here yet. We are required to disclose this information. Since WWW.ARHATS.COM, LLC is a partner with a third party advertising and marketing website company, your web browser automatically transmits or sends certain data directly to Arhats’ sites which will also be relayed to our advertising and marketing ad partner and also to their partners  for the purpose of displaying our customers’ products through advertising banner ads displayed on Arhats’s sites space. An example is the website address that you are visiting right now, your internet protocol address, “IP address”, is data that is shared with Arhats and Arhats’ partners. The same situation applies with our other services such as Arhats App

5. Public Access: Your Content that you Publish is viewable

When you post comments of your original content on our sites allowed sections, please be advised that the content you post will be made for the general public so we advise that you do not post any content including but not limited to your personal identifying information or any information that you would not want to share with the public or third party users or that you would not want someone else obtaining such important information. You are entirely liable and responsible for any and all content that you publish onto our sites including the activities that you conduct under your account and you are liable and responsible for being proactive with safeguarding your account. We are not liable for any claims resulting from your contributions of content onto our sites or any breaches or unauthorized use of your account. You have a responsibility and you must protect your identity and information at all times.

6. Automatic Data Collected when you use Arhats’ sites

When you visit Arhats’ sites, the servers we use including our partners, may automatically extract and collect information from your computer, mobile device, tablet device, or electronic device including but not limited to, your IP address, your geographic location, who brought you to our website, the type of browser you are using, which keywords you have used previously which have contributed your presence to our site, how long you stay on our sites, previous searches in your browser, your visits to other websites, your electronic’s information that enables you to visit our site, and other means that brought you to our website for the purpose of statistics and developmental reasons that will enhance your usage experience on our sites, Arhats’ sites.  Arhats collects this data automatically so that we, including our partners, can access and learn about other ways to create an ongoing improved experience for visitors like yourself on our sites. The purpose of this collection of your data is for the purpose of continuously improving your experience on the internet and the information that is automatically collected is not intended to identify you to the public. This collected data may be shared with our partners so that they may not only be able to understand how to better their service for Arhats’ sites, products and services, but to also create a more welcoming web experience for you and everyone else. If there may be circumstances where we must provide your information or our database to others such as entities who ask us to disclose so legally to any warrants, court orders or government requests we must oblige. We only provide our data to others in this scenario. In no way does our Privacy Policy deters or wanes our automatic collection of such information. We greatly appreciate your cooperation for agreeing to this and the general purpose of this to develop an always improving user experience for all users who visits and use the internet.

7. Your Data

Our sole purpose of establishment, Arhats’ sites, are to create an enjoyable online outdoor content and media platform for like-minded users. When you use our sites we may collect, share, store, and use your personal data for purposes of creating an ongoing improvement of our website for your use. In addition, when you use our sites, we may collect, share, store and use your personal data for any of the following reasons:

*continously improve your web experiences based on your personal data we collect,

*to continuously improve the outdoors content and media platform,

*to others we must oblige, we will will only disclose so legally to any law enforcement agencies, court orders, or government agencies or authorities,

*to share your personal data with our partners so they may not only be able to understand how to better their service for Arhats’ products and services we serve to you such, but to also create a more welcoming web experience to others like yourself,

*collect your personal data automatically so that we including our partners can access, learn and distribute other ways in creating an ongoing improvement of our sites and your experience on our sites,

*to register you to an account so you have access to certain features to our sites,

*to process your orders and purchases of our products and services,

*in order to use specific features such as posting comments of your original content,

*when you accept our Cookies Consent (Read #8), Terms of Use & Conditions and Privacy Policy or when you give us permission or consent, such as purchases or registering for an account,

*to communicate with you or you communicating with us for any purpose,

*should there be any changes to our Terms of Use & Conditions and Privacy Policy,

*when you take our survey,

*to send you messages or notifications through your email that you agree to provide to us under our terms and policy and,

*to a potential acquirement as related or part of an acquisition, a merger, or a transfer of sale or ownership of WWW.ARHATS.COM, LLC.

8. Cookie Consent

Cookies are like little robots in your electronic devices such as your computer or mobile phone that are stored in your device. The are robots that are in between your connection online to websites you visit. These robots send your cookie data including but not limited to your browser IP address, geographic location, which website or keywords brought you to our site, the type of browser you are using, how long you stay on our site, previous searches in your browser, your stay on other websites similar to our site, your electronic’s information that enables you to visit our sites and other programmatic algorithms that brings you to our sites and our partners’ sites for the purpose of simply improving and enhancing your experience our sites. The cookies are developed from these interactions that you have on your electronic device. If you choose not to share or disclose your cookies you may disable your cookies through your web browser or if you need help, you can visit, aboutads.info to opt out of sharing your cookies or if you like to personalize your cookies allowance.

Since we are pairing with various partners in various services to continuously improve our own products and services, we must disclose this information about cookies.

There will be cookies that will be transmitted in between your visits to Arhats’ sites from other sites you visit and use. If you wish that you do not want to share your cookies or data, you have the option to disable your cookies at anytime however by doing so you forgo the opportunity for a better experience that you would otherwise be able to experience when you visit our sites. When you choose this option to disable your cookies, your use of our site may either randomly provide you with irrelevant or broken content which may distort the purpose of your visit and use of our sites or our site may not function at all on your browser.

Since this function is out of our control and since we have learned this from our third party advertising and marketing partner we like to disclose this information and inform you of your rights. For those who want to be opted out of this third party use of cookies, you can disable your cookies on your browser at anytime or accustom yourself to relevant third party sites privacy policies and information relating to cookies being collected and used. For more information, you can visit, aboutads (dot) info and cookiechoices (dot) org.

We are looking to be a part of this network so that we can provide our outdoor content and media sharing space universally. We not only believe in providing exceptional content but we also believe that providing an illustration of like minded content complementary of our own distinctive content, will you, as a user,
have a greater experience.

As a user, where you have provided us your personal data, you have the right to request any removal, changes or revisions to them.

9. Third Party Websites

There may be hyperlinks or links on Arhats’ sites that will direct you to other websites that are not the property of WWW.ARHATS.COM, LLC including hyperlinks to those third party websites posted by users who self generate content on our sites. We are not responsible for the third party’s website’s privacy policy and terms of use when you use such third party websites. You acknowledge that when you use our sites that you are clear or you understand that Arhats’ sites have absolutely no control or take responsibility in the third party websites’ privacy policy and terms of use. Provided that you do visit these hyperlinks posted on our sites, you acknowledge that you do so at your own discretion and risk. You understand that by visiting these other sites that our Terms of Use & Conditions and Privacy Policy does not apply with your visit and use on the third party’s websites. You understand and acknowledge that we have no liability arising from your visit and use of any third party websites and you acknowledge of being careful of visiting other websites – you should read the third parties’ terms and conditions and privacy policy before use.

10. Third Party Websites and your Personal Data

Without discrimination and prejudice of the people and the law, we strive to do our best to hold, collect and keep confidential of your personal data away from third parties. However, similarly under “Cookies” of whom may have access to your data, as an example since we may partner and employ outside services to maintain our site and server repairs, whom may provide technical support to us, secure our site and database, conduct business for our sites, serve and host our sites, serve ads, serve services and products, your personal data may be accessible and shared across our network so that we and our partners can provide the online platform that we have established online for to providing to you as the best online outdoors content and media provider can ever establish and serve to you as our loyal and returning user and customer. Due to the partnerships that we contract with in order to provide you the content that you receive and use on our sites, it is necessary that you give us the consent to yield your data to third parties associated with us to the same level that you give us the permission to collect and use your data on our sites. Every time you visit or use our sites, you agree to yield to any third party establishments that we partner, employ, or contract with for the reason and purpose that we have set forth this policy and in the Terms of Use & Conditions page. From the disclosure of this Privacy Policy and to the greatest extent of the appropriate laws and regulations, you agree, upon this statement, not to hold us liable for any actions performed by any third party websites that may otherwise be considered our liability, and lastly, provided that there are any actions performed by any third party websites that may breach your rights it is your liability and responsibility to take legal action provided you feel they have violated your rights or committed any harmful actions towards you.

Without discrimination and prejudice of the people and the law, we strive to do our best to hold, collect and keep confidential of your personal data away from third parties. However, we may collect, store and share your personal data with third party websites for reasons and purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. Please review applicable laws in your jurdisdiction for a better understanding of your use on our sites and our collection and transmission of your data between us and our partners. Here is a list of our partners that we will be working with which we may store, collect and share your personal data:

*Google

*Google Adsense

*Google Analytics

11. How our partners’ technology puts your information to use

When you visit Arhats’ sites, our partners’ technology uses your data to better effectively place content specific to your preferences and to readers alike, instead of irrelevant content or content that is not intended for you. The use of your personal data is to establish reports and statistics so that their products are served to you on our sites’ platform. Our sites and our relationships with our partners’ technology to access, store, collect, secure and distribute your personal data within our network is to continously better your experience and engagement on our sites, products and services.

12. Control of your Privacy

In addition to the Cookies agreement above you can control how your information is sent to our sites such as, before you use our websites or app(comping soon), you can access your browser settings or contact the appropriate third party website to disable the appropriate settings so that your personal data is made public or shared publicly. Please keep in mind that if you do choose this option, your our site may be distorted or our site may not function at all or function to its greatest capacity on your browser.

13. Advertising & Marketing Disclosure

When you register on Arhats’ sites, you are opting in to receiving promotional content sent to your email address that you provided to us. Provided that you want to disable this free service, you can unsubscribe.

You can refer back to number ten of this Privacy Policy concerning Third Party Entities and Your Personal Data in regards to our use of your personal data for our advertising and marketing purposes. We will only use your personal data set out in this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use & Conditions.

14. Lawful Authority

In certain situations, if they may apply, we may hand over your personal data to other establishments provided that they are requesting and are given permission under legal rights of the authority of the law, or government authorities to obtain your personal data. In this scenario, when we are given a notice that requires us to provide your personal data to these entities, and based on any restrictions where the jurisdiction is located, we will notify you to amend or we may do so ourselves or abide by the law. However, we are not required or obliged to perform either.

15. Our Security System

We use third party hosting and server establishment whom also provides our site a security system so that your visit and use of our sites are secured. However, although there are no guarantees that any information that is transmitted through the internet can be safeguarded, you agree to your risk to using the web and our sites. It is our greatest priority to not only provide you content we believe you deserve but it is also our greater priority to keep your information secure, thus we suggest and recommend that you consider, if you have not yet, a security system for your electronics.

16. Privacy Policy Amendment

There is a date published at the bottom of this policy indicating the latest date that this Privacy Policy has been amended. In addition to help you determine of any changes that may affect your use of our sites, we will include the content at the bottom of this Privacy Policy’s date of any section(s) of this policy prior to the changes we made so that you can determine the revisions we made and how it may affect your use of our site, products and services. You acknowledge that when you use our sites after the revisions has been published, you agree to our terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not accept or do not agree with our revised Privacy Policy or our Terms of Use & Conditions, you should not use our sites, products and services.

If any one of our privacy policy terms are invalid or unable to be granted jurisdiction, then we will take action to remove such term. However, provided that there is an invalid or term that you believe it to be so that is unable to be granted jurisdiction in our jurisdiction, it will not be amended and it will not make any and all other terms of this Privacy Policy invalid or unable to be granted jurisdiction which shall this Privacy Policy continue to be the posthumous cornerstone of Arhats’ sites, products, and services intended to provide to our users and partners.


Contact us

If you have any questions regarding our terms of this Privacy Policy, please send us a message.

Again, Thank You very much for making up our community!

January 14th, 2017


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