Mammoth Trails Privacy Policy
The Town of Mammoth Lakes ("TOML") is committed to protecting the personal privacy of users of its website:  ("Site").

This Privacy Policy applies to information collected through this Site only. It does not apply to information collected by TOML offline or through other websites TOML may own or operate. Nor does it apply to information collected by third parties at other websites that may be accessed from links on this Site.

Please read this privacy policy before using this Site and let us know if you have any questions.

This Privacy Policy was last modified on June 21, 2012. TOML may update this Privacy Policy at any time in the future. The updated Privacy Policy will be posted on this page of the Site. A notice that the privacy policy has changed may also be posted on the Site. However, it is your responsibility to check this Site for any such updates as you will be bound by them should you choose to visit this Site.

Collection and Use of Personal Information
Personal Information is information or other data that may specifically identify an individual user or permit the individual to be contacted. Personal Information includes information such as: a first and last name, a physical address, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, credit card numbers, and Social Security numbers.

A user may access and utilize the vast majority of this Site's information and functionality without transmitting any Personal Information to TOML. However, TOML may request the user provide Personal Information to access certain functions or information, such as posting a review about a trail. At no time is the user under any obligation to provide Personal Information. If the user does not wish to provide Personal Information, the user should not access such functionality. If you choose to communicate with us by e-mail or otherwise complete online forms, surveys or contest entries on this Site, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information.

TOML may use Personal Information provided by a user for the following purposes:

  • To respond to inquiries about the Site from the user.
  • To administer contests, promotions, or other Site features.
  • To send communications to users regarding TOML community, resort services, and trails information.
  • To send periodic emails to users.

If you indicate to us that you do not want to receive certain types of communications at the time you provide the Personal Information or in response to receiving such communications, we will respect your wishes, and comply with your preferences.

Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties
TOML will not share Personal Information you provide to this Site with third parties for marketing purposes without your prior consent.

TOML may disclose your Personal Information when we have reason to believe that it is necessary to do so to enforce our terms and conditions or to protect our operations or users, or  when we believe the law or legal process requires it, or in response to any demand by law enforcement authorities  or public or governmental authorities. We shall have no obligation to inform you of our compliance with the law, including without limitation a response to a law enforcement request or a valid subpoena.

Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information
This Site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help TOML analyze how users use the Site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Site, compiling reports on Site activity for TOML (the Site operator) and providing other services relating to Site activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate the user's IP address with any other data held by Google. A user may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Site.

This Site also uses ShareThis Applications provided by ShareThis Inc. ("ShareThis"). ShareThis may deploy a cookie when an end user visits a page on the Site containing a ShareThis Application (e.g., a sharing icon or widget) in order for ShareThis to collect information on categories of content shared by such users and categories of user interests ("Widget Cookies"). Such Widget Cookies will be placed and used in accordance with the ShareThis privacy policy located at and are not intended to identify or collect end user information on a personally identifiable basis. ShareThis may collect, use, create derivative works and disclose data derived from the Widget Cookies in accordance with its privacy policy and allow its third party data partners to do the same. Such data may be used to provide advertising of interest to such users. ShareThis gives end users of this Site the ability to opt out of the Widget Cookies at any time at

By using this Site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google and ShareThis in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

TOML will not associate any non-personal data gathered from the Site with any Personal Information from any source as part of its use of Google Analytics or ShareThis Applications. However, TOML can and will use IP addresses to identify users of the Site when necessary to enforce compliance with the Site's Terms of Use, or to protect our service, Site, or other users.

Third-Party Websites
In order to optimize your experience on our Site, the Site provides links to websites of other businesses and service providers, including the United States Forest Service, throughout the community and region. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party websites before using them. This Privacy Policy does not apply to, and TOML cannot control the activities of, such other websites. If you have any questions about whether certain information, content or services pertain to this Site, or is provided by a third party, please contact Stuart Brown, Recreation Manager for the Town of Mammoth Lakes.

TOML has reasonable security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse, unauthorized use, theft, disclosure and alteration of Personal Information and user data under our control.  However, no website can fully eliminate security risks.  We will post a notice on the Site if we become aware of any security breach.

The Site is not directed at children under the age of 13 and will never knowingly request Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information from a child under 13 years of age, we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.

Contacting Us
If you have questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices of this Site, please contact:
Town of Mammoth Lakes Recreation Department, Attn: MLTS Privacy Policy, PO Box 1609, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546


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