- Website Visitors
Like most website operators, The Staple Box 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. The Staple Box’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Staple Box’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The Staple Box may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The Staple Box also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on http://www.thestaplebox.net blog posts. The Staple Box only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
- Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to The Staple Box’s websites choose to interact with The Staple Box in ways that require The Staple Box to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Staple Box gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at http://www.thestaplebox.net to provide a username and email address.
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.
- Links To External Sites
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
- Aggregated Statistics
The Staple Box may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its website. The Staple Box may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Staple Box does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, The Staple Box 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 with The Staple Box – by purchasing The Staple Box's services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Staple Box collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Staple Box. The Staple Box 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.