mercy2earth (“mercy2earth“) operates mercy2earth.org and may operate other websites. It is mercy2earth’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, mercy2earth 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. mercy2earth’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how mercy2earth’s visitors use its website. From time to time, mercy2earth may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.mercy2earth also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on mercy2earth.org blogs/sites. mercy2earth 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 mercy2earth’s websites choose to interact with mercy2earth in ways that require mercy2earth to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that mercy2earth gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at mercy2earth.org to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with mercy2earth are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, mercy2earth collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with mercy2earth mercy2earth 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.
mercy2earth may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. mercy2earth may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, mercy2earth does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
mercy2earth 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 mercy2earth’s behalf or to provide services available at mercy2earth’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 mercy2earth’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. mercy2earth 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, mercy2earth discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when mercy2earth believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of mercy2earth, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an mercy2earth website and have supplied your email address, mercy2earth 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 mercy2earth 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. mercy2earth takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If mercy2earth, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that mercy2earth goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of mercy2earth may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.