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