Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:

keep-in-touch ("keep-in-touch") operates keep-in-touch.org and may operate other websites. It is keep-in-touch policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, keep-in-touch 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. keep-in-touch purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how keep-in-touch visitors use its website. From time to time, keep-in-touch may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

keep-in-touch also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on keep-in-touch.org blogs/sites. keep-in-touch 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 keep-in-touch websites choose to interact with keep-in-touch in ways that require keep-in-touch to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that keep-in-touch gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at keep-in-touch.org to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with keep-in-touch are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, keep-in-touch collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with keep-in-touch. keep-in-touch 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.

Aggregated Statistics

keep-in-touch may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. keep-in-touch may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, keep-in-touch does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

keep-in-touch 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 keep-in-touch behalf or to provide services available at keep-in-touch 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 keep-in-touch websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. keep-in-touch 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, keep-in-touch discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when keep-in-touch believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of keep-in-touch, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an keep-in-touch website and have supplied your email address, keep-in-touch 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 keep-in-touch 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. keep-in-touch takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. keep-in-touch uses cookies to help keep-in-touch identify and track visitors, their usage of keep-in-touch website, and their website access preferences. keep-in-touch visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using keep-in-touch websites, with the drawback that certain features of keep-in-touch websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If keep-in-touch, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that keep-in-touch 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 keep-in-touch may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by keep-in-touch and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, keep-in-touch may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in keep-in-touch sole discretion. keep-in-touch encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a keep-in-touch.org account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.