Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy

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.

Website Visitors

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.

Aggregated Statistics

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.

Cookies

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. Musings From Us uses cookies to help Musings From Us identify and track visitors, their usage of Musings From Us website, and their website access preferences. Musings From Us visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Musings From Us’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Musings From Us’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

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.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites 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 Musings From Us and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Musings From Us may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Musings From Us’s sole discretion. Musings From Us encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a MusingsFromUs.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to track your use of our website. This enables us to understand how you use the site and track any patterns with regards how you are using our website. This helps us to develop and improve our website as well as products and/or services in response to what you might need or want.<
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.

LOG FILES-

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.

Additional Information

This site has the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin which means you will see an information bar about cookies.
We may have tracking links for Google Analytics, Facebook, Amazon affiliate links, and other affiliate links within the site. If you click on a link and go to another site, their Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy will apply.
If you have any questions or concerns, please email info@musingsfromus.com.

Compliance With Laws

We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

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