Your privacy is critically important. At JayRSmith.net I have a few fundamental principles:
- I don’t ask you for personal information unless it’s truly needed.
- I don’t share personal information with anyone except to comply with the law or protect my rights.
- I don’t store personal information unless required for the on-going operation of one of services.
Like most website operators, JayRSmith.net 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. JayRSmith.net purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how JayRSmith.net visitors use its website. From time to time, JayRSmith.net may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
JayRSmith.net also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on WordPress.com blogs. JayRSmith.net 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 and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Certain visitors to JayRSmith.net websites choose to interact with JayRSmith.net in ways that require JayRSmith.net to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that JayRSmith.net gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with JayRSmith.net are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, JayRSmith.net collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitors interaction with JayRSmith.net. JayRSmith.net 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.
JayRSmith.net may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. JayRSmith.net may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, JayRSmith.net does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
JayRSmith.net 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 JayRSmith.net behalf or to provide services available at JayRSmith.net 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 JayRSmith.net websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. JayRSmith.net 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, JayRSmith.net discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when JayRSmith.net believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of JayRSmith.net, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an JayRSmith.net website and have supplied your email address, JayRSmith.net may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what is going on with JayRSmith.net 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. JayRSmith.net takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.