Disclaimer & Privacy Policy


Your safety and wellbeing are extremely important to us.

There is an element of inherent danger in the hobby of rockhounding, living on the road and participating in many of the other activities shared by The Rolling Rockhound. We are not experts in any field. The articles and/or products shared by The Rolling Rockhound are intended for entertainment purposes only.  We highly recommend that you conduct your own research and verification in addition to taking all necessary safety precautions.

The Rolling Rockhound and our contributors have made great efforts to provide accurate, complete, and detailed information. This information is subject to change at any time and The Rolling Rockhound cannot guarantee that is either current or correct. This website’s visitors assume full responsibility for any use of this information and are encouraged to contact local agencies directly to inquire about the most up-to-date information and regulations.

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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us.

It is The Rolling Rockhound‘s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to https://therollingrockhound.com/ (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, or “https://therollingrockhound.com/”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide to us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, The Rolling Rockhound collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Rolling Rockhound‘s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Rolling Rockhound’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The Rolling Rockhound may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

The Rolling Rockhound also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://therollingrockhound.com/ blog posts. The Rolling Rockhound only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to The Rolling Rockhound‘s websites choose to interact with The Rolling Rockhound in ways that require The Rolling Rockhound to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Rolling Rockhound gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at https://therollingrockhound.com/ to provide a username and email address.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by The Rolling Rockhound and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Links to External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites, products or services.

Aggregated Statistics

The Rolling Rockhound may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. The Rolling Rockhound may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Rolling Rockhound does not disclose your personally-identifying information.


To enrich and perfect your online experience, The Rolling Rockhound uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The Rolling Rockhound uses cookies to help The Rolling Rockhound identify and track visitors, their usage of https://therollingrockhound.com/, and their website access preferences. The Rolling Rockhound visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using The Rolling Rockhound‘s website, with the drawback that certain features of The Rolling Rockhound‘s website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to The Rolling Rockhound’s use of cookies.

Data Retention

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. The retention of any data by third-party services is dictated by their respective privacy policies. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, The Rolling Rockhound may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and  at The Rolling Rockhound‘s sole discretion. The Rolling Rockhound encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:


The Rolling Rockhound is located at:

514 Americas Way, #9902, Box Elder, SD, United States

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics tool I use to help understand how visitors engage with therollingrockhound.com. It reports website trends using cookies and web beacons without identifying individual visitors. You can read Google Analytics’ Privacy Policy here.