Your privacy is vital to us. At GEEK INSECT, we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:
- We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason).
- We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
- We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.
Like most website operators, GEEK INSECT 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. GEEK INSECT purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how GEEK INSECT visitors use its website. From time to time, GEEK INSECT may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
GEEK INSECT also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. GEEK INSECT 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 GEEK INSECT’s websites choose to interact with GEEK INSECT in ways that require GEEK INSECT to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that GEEK INSECT gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive GEEK INSECT updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, GEEK INSECT collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with GEEK INSECT. GEEK INSECT 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.
GEEK INSECT may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. GEEK INSECT may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, GEEK INSECT does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
GEEK INSECT discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on GEEK INSECT behalf or to provide services available at GEEK INSECT website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using GEEK INSECT website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. GEEK INSECT will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, GEEK INSECT discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental requests, or when GEEK INSECT believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of GEEK INSECT, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of GEEK INSECT website and have supplied your email address, GEEK INSECT 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 GEEK INSECT 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. GEEK INSECT takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.