It is Derek Semmler dot com’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating dereksemmler.com.
Like most website operators, Derek Semmler dot com 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. Derek Semmler dot com’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Derek Semmler dot com’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Derek Semmler dot com may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Derek Semmler dot com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Derek Semmler dot com does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to dereksemmler.com choose to interact with Derek Semmler dot com in ways that require Derek Semmler dot com to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Derek Semmler dot com gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask commenters to provide a name, URL and email address. Derek Semmler dot com collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Derek Semmler dot com. Derek Semmler dot com 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.
Derek Semmler dot com may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to dereksemmler.com. However, Derek Semmler dot com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Derek Semmler dot com 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 Derek Semmler dot com’s behalf or to provide services available at dereksemmler.com, 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 dereksemmler.com, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Derek Semmler dot com 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, Derek Semmler dot com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Derek Semmler dot com believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Derek Semmler dot com, third parties or the public at large. 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. Derek Semmler dot com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.