Your privacy is very important to me. At fiendishthingyart.com I have a few fundamental principles that I follow:
- I don’t ask you for personal information unless I truly need it to complete a service or transaction.
- I don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop my products, or protect my rights.
- I don’t store personal information on my servers unless required for the on-going operation of the site.
It is Fiendish Thingy Art’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information that may be collected while visiting my website.
Like most website operators, Fiendish Thingy Art 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. Fiendish Thingy Art’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Fiendish Thingy Art’s visitors use the website. From time to time, Fiendish Thingy Art may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Fiendish Thingy Art also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments. Fiendish Thingy Art 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 Fiendish Thingy Art’s website choose to interact with Fiendish Thingy Art in ways that require Fiendish Thingy Art to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Fiendish Thingy Art gathers depends 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 Fiendish Thingy Art updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, Fiendish Thingy Art collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Fiendish Thingy Art. Fiendish Thingy Art 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.
Fiendish Thingy Art may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Fiendish Thingy Art may monitor the most popular pages on the site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Fiendish Thingy Art may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Fiendish Thingy Art does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Fiendish Thingy Art 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 Fiendish Thingy Art’s behalf or to provide services available at Fiendish Thingy Art’s website, 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 Fiendish Thingy Art’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Fiendish Thingy Art 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, Fiendish Thingy Art discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Fiendish Thingy Art believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Fiendish Thingy Art, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of the Fiendish Thingy Art website and have supplied your email address, Fiendish Thingy Art 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 Fiendish Thingy Art and our products. We primarily use our various 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. Fiendish Thingy Art takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.