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16Ways Foundation ("16Ways") operates 16Ways.org. It is 16Ways’ policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
Like most website operators, 16Ways 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. 16Ways’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how 16Ways’ visitors use its website. From time to time, 16Ways may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
16Ways also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments. 16Ways 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 16Ways’ website choose to interact with 16Ways in ways that require 16Ways to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that 16Ways gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with 16Ways are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, 16Ways collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with 16Ways. 16Ways 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.
16Ways may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, 16Ways may monitor the most popular posts on 16Ways.org and may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, 16Ways does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
16Ways 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 16Ways’ behalf or to provide services available at 16Ways’ website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. 16Ways’ 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, 16Ways discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when 16Ways believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of 16Ways, third parties or the public at large. 16Ways takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
No changes to date.
Current as of: 6/11/18