Privacy Policy


All things seen on the blog for Barefoot Jake can be hazardous for your health. Hiking and backpacking have potential hazards involving risk of injury or death, and each person participating in these activities needs to understand the risks involved, obtain the necessary training and take the needed precautions. As a content consumer, you recognize this, assume all risks of property damage, personal injury and death, and agree to hold this site harmless from any liability as a result of your use of the information on this blog.

Product Placement and Monetization

This blog follows FCC Rules to the best of its ability. It will always list what links are affiliated with a company (current postings) and not accept free product in exchange for a review. It however needs to make some form of money (small amount) to pay for itself and keep the content on the internet.


We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

The only cookies in use on our site are for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.

Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.


Barefoot Jake is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to their website. Amazon, the Amazon logo, AmazonSupply, and the AmazonSupply logo are trademarks of Amazon, Inc. or its affiliates.


Barefoot Jake is partners with Avantlink affiliate software. Their program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by sending web traffic to their partners. Barefoot Jake earns a percentage of any final sales through those partners.

Last updated in October 2016 - Questions? Contact me