Like most website operators, Cool Conversations Live 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. Cool Conversations Live’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Cool Conversations Live’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Cool Conversations Live may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Cool Conversations Live also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on WordPress.com blogs. Cool Conversations Live 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 Cool Conversations Live’s websites choose to interact with Cool Conversations Live in ways that require Cool Conversations Live to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Cool Conversations Live gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Cool Conversations Live 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.
Cool Conversations Live may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Cool Conversations Live may monitor the most popular blogs on the WordPress.com site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Cool Conversations Live may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Cool Conversations Live does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Cool Conversations Live 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 Cool Conversations Live’s behalf or to provide services available at Cool Conversations Live’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 Cool Conversations Live’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Cool Conversations Live 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, Cool Conversations Live discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Cool Conversations Live believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Cool Conversations Live, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Cool Conversations Live website and have supplied your email address, Cool Conversations Live 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 Cool Conversations Live and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support 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. Cool Conversations Live takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Cool Conversations Live, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Cool Conversations Live 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 Cool Conversations Live may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.