We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
Like most website operators, WeeBlackCat Studios 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.WeeBlackCat Studios’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how WeeBlackCat Studios’ visitors use its website. From time to time,WeeBlackCat Studios may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
WeeBlackCat Studios also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. WeeBlackCat Studios 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 blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to WeeBlackCat Studios’ websites choose to interact with WeeBlackCat Studios in ways that require WeeBlackCat Studios to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that WeeBlackCat Studios gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive WeeBlackCat Studios updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case,WeeBlackCat Studios collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with WeeBlackCat Studios.WeeBlackCat Studios 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.
WeeBlackCat Studios may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, WeeBlackCat Studios may monitor the most popular pages on the weeblackcatstudios.com site or use spam screened by the Akismet or CleanTalk service to help identify spam. WeeBlackCat Studios may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However,WeeBlackCat Studios does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
If you are a subscriber to the WeeBlackCat Studios website and have supplied your email address, ThemeLab 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 WeeBlackCat Studios.WeeBlackCat Studios takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.