Like most website operators, News Webber collects non-personally-identifying information. Indeed, the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available. This includes things such as the browser type, language preference, referring site. This also includes the date and time of each visitor request. News Webber’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how News Webber’s visitors use its website. From time to time, News Webber may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate. For example, by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
News Webber also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users. This also applies to users leaving comments on newswebber.com blogs/sites. News Webber 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 News Webber’s websites choose to interact with News Webber in ways that require News Webber to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that News Webber gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at newswebber.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with News Webber are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions.
In each case, News Webber collects such information only insofar as is necessary. Obviously, this is appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with News Webber. News Webber does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Also, visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information. Obviously, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
News Webber may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. News Webber may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, News Webber does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
News Webber 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 News Webber’s behalf or to provide services available at News Webber’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 News Webber’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. News Webber 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, News Webber discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when News Webber believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of News Webber, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of an News Webber website and have supplied your email address, News Webber 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 News Webber 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. News Webber takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against unauthorized access. This also includes unauthorized use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If News Webber, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that News Webber 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 News Webber may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.