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