Musings From Us (“Musings From Us”) operates MusingsFromUs.com and may operate other websites. It is Musings From Us’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Musings From Us 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. Musings From Us’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Musings From Us’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Musings From Us may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Musings From Us also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on MusingsFromUs.com blogs/sites. Musings From Us only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Musings From Us’s websites choose to interact with Musings From Us in ways that require Musings From Us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Musings From Us gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at MusingsFromUs.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Musings From Us are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Musings From Us collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Musings From Us. Musings From Us does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Musings From Us may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Musings From Us may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Musings From Us does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Musings From Us discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Musings From Us’s behalf or to provide services available at Musings From Us’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Musings From Us’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Musings From Us will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Musings From Us discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Musings From Us believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Musings From Us, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Musings From Us website and have supplied your email address, Musings From Us may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Musings From Us and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Musings From Us takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Musings From Us, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Musings From Us goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Musings From Us may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Cookies are either:
Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer; or
Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again.
Like many other Web sites, this Site makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and the number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED
We may use the information collected in the following ways:
to operate and maintain the Site;
to identify you as a user of the Website, and customize the Website according to your interests by your searches;
to respond to your comments or inquiries;
to provide you with user support;
to track and measure advertising on the Site;
to protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
This site has the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin which means you will see an information bar about cookies.
If you have any questions or concerns, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compliance With Laws
We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena.