PII is information that can be used on its own, or with other information, to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.
Can I use this website without providing any personal information?
Yes. You are free to browse the website without providing any personal information.
What personal information do we collect from visitors to our website?
When using forms on this website, you may be asked to enter your name and email address. Because there are special situation where a person cannot reveal their identity and alias may be necessary.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register or fill out a form on our site, for example when commenting on content on our site, or sending us a contact message.
How do we use your information?
We use your email in order to communicate with you, for example:
- to reply to you if you send us a contact email
- to confirm your email address during the registration process
- to notify registered users only of activity related to any content they may contribute to our site
- to notify users should any form of data breach or security issue arise
Note that all notifications can be turned off in your settings (registered users only).
How do we protect your information?
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
Collection of Anonymous Data
Our website collects a set of anonymous data when anyone accesses our website. This anonymous data is stored in server log files. We do not use this data to draw any conclusions about your identity.
This data may include:
- the browser types and versions used
- the operating system used by the accessing system
- the website from which an accessing system reaches our website (so-called referrers)
- the page accessed
- the date and time of access to the Internet site
- an Internet protocol address (IP address)
- similar anonymous data that may be used in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.
This data is required
- to deliver the content of our website correctly
- optimize the content of our website to
- ensure the long-term viability of our information technology systems and website technology
- provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for criminal prosecution in case of a cyber-attack.
We may analyze this anonymous data statistically, with the aim of increasing the data protection and data security of our enterprise and ensuring an optimal level of protection for the personal data we process. The server log files are stored separately from any personal data you may provide.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
This does not include any parties who assist us in operating and developing our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
We may release information when its release is necessary to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or others' rights, property, or safety.
Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA (see consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa), we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously.
- Registered users can change their personal information by logging in to your account
How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We do not honor “Do Not Track” signals as we have not yet implemented the necessary technical measures.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Fair Information Practices
To be in line with Fair Information Practices, we will take the following responsive action should a data breach occur:
- We will notify you via email within 7 business days
- We will notify the users via in-site notification within 7 business days
- We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle, which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
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