Your privacy is critically important to us.
Like most website operators, we collect 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. apostat.es purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how apostat.es visitors use its website. From time to time, Apostat.es may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Unlike many membership sites however we do not collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blog posts. We only gather personally identifiable information when a member voluntarily opts to share this in their personal profile or posts.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to the site choose to interact with us in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that we gather depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who register at the site to provide a username and email address. The username will be displayed, the email address will not.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We do not allow 3rd party ads on the site.
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Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
We disclose potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect our property or rights or those of third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of the site and have supplied your email address we 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. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. 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 redacted form in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users.We will take all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, destruction or publication of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
We may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to the site. Whilst we may display this information publicly or provide it to others we will never disclose your personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, the site uses "Cookies", similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions on the site – by purchasing our services or products or setting up their own store, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case we collect such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with the site. We do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described 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.