Crop Circle Reporter Inc. (“Crop Circle Reporter”) conducts Crop Circle Reporter.com and may operate other websites. It is the Crop Circle Reporter’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Crop Circle Reporter 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. Crop Circle Reporter’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Crop Circle Reporter’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Crop Circle Reporter may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Crop Circle Reporter also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on Crop Circle Reporter.com blogs/sites. Crop Circle Reporter 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 commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Crop Circle Reporter’s websites choose to interact with Crop Circle Reporter in ways that require Crop Circle Reporter to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Crop Circle Reporter gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at Crop Circle Reporter.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Crop Circle Reporter are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Crop Circle Reporter collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Crop Circle Reporter. Crop Circle Reporter 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.
Crop Circle Reporter may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Crop Circle Reporter may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Crop Circle Reporter does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Crop Circle Reporter 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 Crop Circle Reporter’s behalf or to provide services available at Crop Circle Reporter’s 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 Crop Circle Reporter’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Crop Circle Reporter 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, Crop Circle Reporter discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental requests, or when Crop Circle Reporter believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Crop Circle Reporter, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a Crop Circle Reporter website and have supplied your email address, Crop Circle Reporter 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 Crop Circle Reporter and our products. If you send us a request (for example via 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. Crop Circle Reporter takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Crop Circle Reporter, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Crop Circle Reporter goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that are transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of Crop Circle Reporter may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.