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