This policy describes’s online privacy practices on the websites and platforms where this policy is located. These may include websites designed for mobile devices. The policy may also apply to the mobile and smart phone applications to which it might link.


We Collect Information From and About You

  • Contact information. For example, we may collect your name and email address. We may also collect your street address or phone number. We may collect other I.D. numbers like user names.
  • Payment information. For example, if you make purchases, we might collect your credit card information.
  • Information you submit or post. We collect the information you post in a public space on our site. We also collect information when you contact us.

Other information. For example, we may collect information about the website browser you are using, the pages you visit, or the third party websites from which or to which you go from our Site. If you use our mobile app, we may collect your GPS location. We might look at how often you use the app and where you downloaded it. We collect this information using the tracking technologies described here.



We Collect Information in Different Ways

  • We collect information directly from you. For example, if you register on our website, enter a contest, or take one of our online surveys.
  • We collect information from you passively. For example, we use common tracking tools like cookies and web beacons to track user behavior. We collect information about users over time and across different websites when you use this website or platform. We may have third parties collect personal information this way.
  • We combine information we may get from other sources. For example, if you are a subscriber to our print magazine, and register on this Site, we may combine the information we already have about you. We may also combine information about you that we learn from third parties.



We Use Information as Disclosed and Described Here

We use information for our business purposes. These include:

  • To process your requests and for related purposes. For example, to fulfill an order you place with us. Or, we may use you information to contact you about a purchase.
  • To promote Outside Online and our related companies and products. For example, we might send you updates about our sites or new products. We may also send you other information which we think you might find interesting. We may contact you using the contact information we have about you.
  • To tell you about third party products or services we think you will like. For example, we might send you information about a deal that we are able to offer to our registered users.
  • To operate our sites and serve our advertisements. For example we use information we collect to analyze trends and improve site layout. We also monitor traffic patterns at our sites to personalize our site. We sometimes work with third parties to help us with our site monitoring activities. Our monitoring may include tracking your online activities, either ourselves or with the help of our vendors. To learn more about our tracking tools, click here.
  • To protect our sites and services. We may use information to protect our company, our customers, and our services.



We May Share Information with Third Parties

  • We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. For example, we share information with vendors, or will authorize them to collect information on our behalf. We also share information with companies that help us operate our sites or fulfill customer requests.
  • We will share information with any successor to all or part of our business. For example, if part of our business was sold we may sell our customer list as part of that transaction.
  • We may share information with third party business partners. For example, we might share your information when we conduct a joint promotion with another company.
  • We may share this information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. For example, we will disclose information in response to subpoenas or investigative requests.
  • We may share information with a government agency or investigatory body requests it.
  • We might share information if we are investigating potential fraud. This might include fraud we think has happened during a promotion. If you are the winner of a sweepstakes or contest, we may also share your information with anyone who requests a winner’s list.
  • We may share information for other reasons as may be described to you.



Your Choices

You can control cookies and tracking tools. To learn how to manage how we—and our vendors—use cookies and other tracking tools, please click here.

Our Ads

Third parties advertise on our sites, and we also contract with third parties to serve ads across the Internet. The ads we serve may be based on tracking activities, as described in more detail here.


We use industry standard security measures to protect our sites. However, we cannot guarantee that the Internet or your use of our Site will be completely secure. We encourage you to take steps to protect yourself online. For example, do not share your password with other people including ensuring that any online account information you have remains secure.

About Children

Our sites are not created for children. We do not believe children are interested in our sites, and do not knowingly collect information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and think we have information about your child who is under 13, please contact us at To learn more about how to protect your child online, visit the FTC’s web site and read the helpful information provided by the FTC.


Our sites contain links to third party sites. If you click on one of those links, you will be taken to websites we do not control. This policy does not apply to the information practices of that website. You should read the privacy policy of other websites carefully. We are not responsible for such third party’s sites.

Non-US Users

Our site are operated in the United States and are subject to United States laws. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. Please also be aware that by using our sites and giving us your information, you consent to such transfer, and understand that the U.S. may not provide the same level of protections as the laws of your country.

Policy Updates

From time to time we may change our privacy practices. The latest version of this policy will be posted here. If there is a material change to this policy that we plan to apply retroactively, we will notify you as required by law.

How to Contact Us

If users have any questions about our privacy practices, you can email us at privacy [at] If you would like to write to us, our address is 3681 Comfort Court Madison, WI 53703.