Privacy Policy

Privacy refers to information we gather about you, and the use we make of it in the course of our business, and securityinvolves making sure that any sensitive information you may provide is safe and secure. Protecting the privacy and security of personal information collected through this web site is very important to Bayou Outdoors, Inc. ("Bayou Outdoors") We strongly believe that you entrust us with personal information to allow us to better serve your needs, and in return, we respect this trust by never abusing the information you provide.

We disclose the following Privacy Policy and Security Policy because you have the right to know what information we collect, how it is used and how it is protected.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for the entire Bayou Outdoors' website located at www.bayououtdoors.com.

What Personal Information Is Collected?

We collect only the personal information you voluntarily provide to us or that is given to us by affiliated entities or third parties that have your permission to share your personal nformation. Personal information means your name, shipping and/or mailing address, telephone number, email address, credit or debit card account number, outdoor activity preferences and may also include your purchase history. We use internal resources and a third party company to help us gather and analyze information about our customers, how our customers use this website and what products and services are purchased.

How We Use Your Personal Information?

We use your personal information to respond to and fulfill your requests for Bayou Outdoors' products and services and to market our products and services by sending you our catalogs and other offers by mail, by sending you our email newsletters and special offers, and by contacting you about the status of your order. In addition, we use your personal information to improve our web site, customer service, product offerings and merchandise selections. This website is hosted by Yahoo! Store. Yahoo! hosts the store pages, ordering system, and order data. Yahoo! automatically collects order information but may only use this information in the aggregate. If you accessed this store through Yahoo! Shopping, Yahoo! also automatically collects information about your shopping experience. Please see the Yahoo! Privacy Policy for more information about how Yahoo! uses this information.

Personal Information We Share

We may share some of your personal information with our affiliated parties as necessary to complete a transaction that you specifically request. Under certain agreements with other web sites that link to bayououtdoors.com we may share your name, mailing address, email address and dollar amount of purchases made after accessing the link.

Personal Information We Do Not Share

We do not share your email address, telephone number or credit card information for use by other companies

Managing the Use of Your Personal Information

We give you choices and control over the collection and use of your personal information. You can update personal information, remove your email address from our email-marketing list or remove your name from our catalog mailing list. If you desire to review and modify own personal information or to remove your information, please contact Bayou Outdoors via email at privacy@BayouOutdoors.com. If you request removal of your personal information, you acknowledge that residual information may continue to reside in Bayou Outdoors' records and archives, but Bayou Outdoors will not use that information for commercial purposes. Bayou Outdoors reserves the right to maintain your personal information if Bayou Outdoors has suspended, limited, or terminated your access to our website for violating the Bayou Outdoors Terms of Use.

Controlling Email Marketing You Receive From Us

You have the opportunity to choose to receive email promotions such as our newsletter and/or special offers that can be canceled at any time. If you choose not to sign up to receive promotional emails, we will send you only email that relates to a specific purchase and to respond to your email inquiries. If you want to stop receiving promotional emails from Bayou Outdoors, simply hit reply and type “unsubscribe” in the subject field or send an email to privacy@BayouOutdoors.comwith "unsubscribe" in the subject field.

What Non-Personal Information Is Collected?

We use technology to collect anonymous, non-personal information about how our website is used. This information will not identify you or any other user of our website as an individual. We use graphic images in our HTML-based emails to let us know which emails the recipients have opened. We use cookies to understand how visitors are referred to our website and what pages they view during their visit.

How We Use Non- Personal Information?

We use this information to improve our website and on occasion we may share this information with our affiliates or other third party companies to show the amount of interest in our site for advertising purposes and to help us plan for technical and usability improvements.

Our Policies Regarding Children

We do not sell products for purchase by children. If you are under 18 years of age, please do not submit any information without the express consent and participation of a parent or guardian. We will not knowingly collect personal information about any person under 13 years of age. If you believe that we have information from or about anyone under 13 years of age, please notify us by email at: privacy@BayouOutdoors.com or call us toll free 1-800-762-8397.

Links to Other Sites

We provide links to affiliated entities and on occasion to other sites we think you may enjoy. These sites operate independently of Bayou Outdoors and have established their own privacy and security policies. For the best online experience, we encourage you to review these policies before submitting any personal information.

Reporting Abuse

There are known methods that spammers can use to hide their identity by using other people's email address to send out emails. Bayou Outdoors does not rent or sell its email address lists. If you have any question about the genuineness of an email you receive that appears to be from Bayou Outdoors, do not furnish personal information in response to the email, and contact us immediately at privacy@BayouOutdoors.com

Security Policy

Security involves making sure that any sensitive information you may provide is safe and secure.

How Secure Is Your Personal Information?

Bayou Outdoors employs a variety of encryption and security technologies and procedures to protect your personal information, stored on computers hosted by third-party companies and on our own computer systems, from unauthorized access. We also maintain procedural safeguards that restrict your personal information to employees (or people working on our behalf and under confidentiality agreements) who need to know your personal information in order to provide products and services that you request. We do not reveal your credit card number when we confirm an order, yet we do transmit your credit card number to the appropriate financial institution when we process an order from you.

Policy Updates

We will update our privacy and security policies from time to time to reflect changes in our business. If we change how we use your personal information, we will post a policy change notification on this website.

If you have further questions regarding the above privacy and security policies, please contact us. Send email toprivacy@BayouOutdoors.com and include your name, telephone number and mailing address so that we can contact you; or call toll-free at 1-800-762-8397; or write to us at: Bayou Outdoors, Inc., Privacy Policy, 118 Reba St., Natchitoches, LA 71457, and include your name, mailing address and telephone number so that we can contact you.

Effective Date: April 28, 2005