Last Updated: September 1, 2016
Justintheknow (“Justintheknow“) operates justintheknow.com. It is Justintheknow’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
Like most website operators, Justintheknow 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. Justintheknow’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Justintheknow’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Justintheknow may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Justintheknow also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on this blog. Justintheknow 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 blog commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Justintheknow’s website choose to interact with Justintheknow in ways that require Justintheknow to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Justintheknow gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. We collect your name and email address. For example, you may subscribe to receive email updates from Justintheknow by submitting your email address. You also may submit comments on Justintheknow’s website. We generally do not encourage the submission of any personal information in these comments or through the contact mechanism other than what we expressly require (e.g., name and email address). Information you disclose in the comments becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your information in a submission.
Justintheknow collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Justintheknow. Justintheknow 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.
Justintheknow may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Justintheknow may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Justintheknow does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Justintheknow will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Justintheknow discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Justintheknow believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Justintheknow, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Justintheknow website and have supplied your email address, Justintheknow may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new posts, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Justintheknow. 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. Justintheknow takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Links to other Web sites
Please note that Justintheknow’s website contain links to other web sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage our users to be aware that when they leave our site that you read the privacy statements of each web site that might collect personally identifying information.