Kent (“Kent Plavala“) operates conceptwater.com and may operate other websites. It is Kent Plavala’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Kent Plavala 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. Kent Plavala’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Kent Plavala’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Kent Plavala may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Kent Plavala also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on conceptwater.com blogs/sites. Kent Plavala 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 Kent Plavala’s websites choose to interact with Kent Plavala in ways that require Kent Plavala to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Kent Plavala gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at conceptwater.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Kent Plavala are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Kent Plavala collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Kent Plavala. Kent Plavala 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.
Kent Plavala may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Kent Plavala may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Kent Plavala does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
PROTECTION OF CERTAIN PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Kent Plavala 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 Kent Plavala’s behalf or to provide services available at Kent Plavala’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 Kent Plavala’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Kent Plavala 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, Kent Plavala discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Kent Plavala believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Kent Plavala, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Kent Plavala website and have supplied your email address, Kent Plavala 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 Kent Plavala 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. Kent Plavala takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Kent Plavala, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Kent Plavala 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 Kent Plavala may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.