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