You like privacy. We like privacy. Let’s call it “mutual respect”
Because we all like our privacy, we stick to some guidelines:
- We will not ask you for personal information unless it is vital to the completion of a function. And, there is no way in Hell we’ll use pop-ups. At least, not today.
- We will only give out personal information when we have to comply with law, develop a product and protect our rights
- We do not store personal information on our servers unless it is a requirement for the continuous operation of a product or service.
- We make it a point to what information is visible to the public, seen by search engines, kept private, and permanently deleted.
As with most websites, this one collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that internet web browsers and servers make readily available such as browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The purpose in collecting the information is to better understand how visitors engage this site. Once in a great while, this site may release this information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing reports on trends discovered in the data. The primary tool utilized for such information gathering is Google Analytics.
This site also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments. This site only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under similar situations described below except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the blog administrators in the location where the blog comment information is stored.
Gathering Personally-Identifying Information
In some cases, visitors & users of katiefindling.com choose to interact with the site in ways that require the gathering of personally-identifying information. The type of information gathered depends the interaction. For example, those who sign up for our newsletter will receive newsletters at the email address used during signup. Those who engage in transactions are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, this site collects such information only insofar as is necessary. this site does not disclose personally-identifying information other than in situations portrayed below. Visitors can always refuse to provide with such information, so long as it is understood that such refusal may inhibit engagement on the website.
Aggregate Statistical Information
This site may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, katiefindling.com monitors the website using traffic monitoring tools like Google Analytics. The information may be displayed publicly or provided to others. However, this site does not disclose personally-identifying information other than in situations described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
This site will only disclose potentially personally-identifying information to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (1) need to know that information in order to fulfill necessary tasks to maintain operation of katiefindling.com and (2) that have agreed not to disclose it to without permission. Depending on the nature of the work & the nature of our website niche, employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country. By using this site, you consent to the transfer of such information to their locations. this site will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to the stakeholders described above, this site discloses potentially personally-identifying information only in the following situations:
- response to a subpoena
- court order or other governmental request
- when this site believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of this site, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of this site and have supplied your email address, this site may send you an email to tell you about new features, request feedback, or keep you informed of this site, products & services. We primarily use our website and social media tools to communicate this type of information, meaning this type of email interaction should not be expected. If you send us a request (support email or feedback), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify, respond , or help us support others. this site takes all reasonable measures to protect against unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying information.
If katiefindling.com were to get acquired or go bankrupt, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired the third party. Use of the website implies that you acknowledge that if such transfers occur, that any acquirer of this site may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
this site also contains advertising tracking links (as does most every site in the industry) but, by default, the content on katiefindling.com is original and does not include sponsored posts. At least not today and probably not tomorrow. Unless someone catches us on a rare, blue moon, Haley’s Comment, 13th astrological symbol kind of off-day, we won’t allow sponsored content. But if they atypical occurs, we will have disclaimers written in very, very large print all over the place so you’ll be able to identify it quickly and make fun of us for allowing it on katiefindling.com.