Effective May 21st 2018
GATHERING: USE AND DISCLOSURE OF NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Users of the Website Generally
“Non-personally identifying information” is information that, without the aid of additional information cannot be directly associated with a specific person. “Personally-identifying information in contrast is information such as a name or email address that without more can be directly associated with a specific person. Like most website operators, AlliesOpinions gathers from it’s users non-personally identifying information of the sort that web browsers, depending on their settings, may make available. That information includes the users Internet Protocol (IP) address, operating system, browser type and the location of the websites the user viewed right before arriving at, while navigating and immediately after leaving the website. Although such information is not personally identifying information, it may be possible for AlliesOpinions to determine from an IP address a users internet service provider and the geographic location of the visitors point of connectivity as well as other statistical usage data. Company analyzes non-personally identifying information gathered from users of the website to help the company better understand how the website is being used. By identifying patterns and trends in usage, the company is able to better design the website to better the users experience, both in terms of content and ease of use. From time to time, the company may release information to the aggregate, such as by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the website.
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We may use Google or other services to provide analytics on your use of this site. WordPress does this automatically and it does not capture any of your information that could be specifically identifying information unless you provide that yourself. For instance, if you sign up to “follow” this blog and receive email updates you have given your consent to provide that information to us. We will not release your email address or any of your information to anyone for any reason unless forced to do so by law.
AlliesOpinions often includes links to social media accounts on its posts. We will not put any links to any social media account of any person other than the author of this site unless specifically asked to do so by a customer for marketing purposes. Any customer who provides their social media links to this site for marketing usage has given their consent for that information to be shared and assumes the responsibility for that consent. Additionally, any information that is collected by any social media sites from the user is not the responsibility of this site. The user is encouraged to read and review any and all Privacy Policies of any sites they visit.
AlliesOpinions provides marketing services to authors. Any information about the author or their work is provided by the author or a legal representative of the author or is gathered from a site that AlliesOpinions is affiliated with, such as the Amazon Associate program. Some posts on this blog may contain affiliate links and this site may gain monetary compensation for any purchases made from their affiliate links. By using these links the user consents to this and assumes any responsibility for their behavior on any site they visit from a hyperlink on AlliesOpinions. Furthermore, any information emailed to this site from an author or any persons representing an author is being provided with the consent for this site to use that information for marketing purposes. If for any reason any information listed on this site is incorrect, needs updating or the author no longer wishes their information to be listed with us, the author is encouraged to contact this site with their request.
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