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