LAST UPDATED: 12/04/14
Information collected using cookies and other technologies. We collect the IP addresses of every user who comments on the Site, along with every user who signs up for Cryptiquest updates. The Site may also automatically collect information from your browser each time you access the Site. This automatically collected information usually includes your IP address, language, browser, referring sites, time and date, and the content of any cookies previously accepted from the Site.
When accessing the Site, we may assign your computer one or more cookies, which facilitate access to the Site and personalize your experience. By using cookies, we also may automatically collect information about activity related to the Site, such as web pages visited, links clicked through, and searches conducted. Most popular browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser’s settings to decline some or all cookies. Please note: if you opt to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or utilize some of the interactive features offered by the Site.
Public information and content. The Site allows you to share information publicly with other users. Whatever information you choose to provide through these services is wholly public, and may be recorded by other users, us, indexed by search engines, or more. Please use your own judgment and caution when revealing any personal information into the public areas of the site and services. We will not share your personal information except as indicated in this document, or when we have informed you and given you a chance to opt out of such sharing.
Information collected by third parties. The use of or connection to the Site or through a Third Party Platform, such as Facebook or other social networking site, you allow us to access and/or collect certain information from your Third Party Platform profile/account (such as your Facebook account) or via any cookies placed on your device by such Third Party Platform as permitted by the terms of the agreement and your privacy settings with the Third Party Platform. We will share such information with the Third Party Platform for their use as permitted by the terms of the agreement and your privacy setting with the Third Party Platform.
USE OF INFORMATION
Where information we collect goes. When you provide us with personal information, that information may be sent to, or routed through, servers located in the United States and other countries around the world.
Information Sharing with Third Parties for Analytics and Website Operation. From time to time, we may share the information we collect from you with third parties. This sharing to third parties is done in connection with the operation of the services we provide to you and/or for analytics purposes which may require the reproduction and display of such information in an aggregated and anonymous manner such that remains non-personalized, and will not in any way identify you.
Authorized agents and service providers. From time to time, we may share your personal information, including name, email address, and contact information with our authorized agents and service providers, to allow them to perform services on our behalf. These services may include maintaining our servers, supporting the functionality of the Site, and supporting surveys and other features. These agents and service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.
Other situations. We will comply with a demand for personal information when made as a subpoena, court order, a request for cooperation from law enforcement or other government agencies; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.
How we protect your personal information. We take security quite seriously, and employ a variety of measures to ensure its safety. These include physical, procedural, legal, and electronic measures. We want you to feel confident using our Site. However, no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches, or other communications will always remain secure. Users should also take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information and should avoid sending personal information through insecure e-mail.
Children’s privacy. Although the Services are meant for a general audience, we restrict their use to individuals age 13 and above. We do not knowingly seek or collect personal information from minor children.
In the event of a merger, sale, or bankruptcy. In the event that we or any portion of the business represented by the Site, are merged with or acquired by a third party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these or similar circumstances, to transfer or assign any or all of the information we have collected as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of ownership or control. In the event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.