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