Like most website operators, Codetails 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. Codetails’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Codetails’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Codetails may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Codetails also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on WordPress.com blogs. Codetails 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 are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Codetails’s websites choose to interact with Codetails in ways that require Codetails to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Codetails gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a free Mappian account to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Codetails – by purchasing a Mappian subscription, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Codetails collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Codetails. Codetails 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.
Codetails may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Codetails may monitor a particular Mappian survey to help improve the service. Codetails may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Codetails does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Codetails 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 Codetails’s behalf or to provide services available at Codetails’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 Codetails’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Codetails 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, Codetails discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Codetails believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Codetails, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Codetails website and have supplied your email address, Codetails 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 Codetails and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support 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. Codetails takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Codetails, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Codetails 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 acquiror of Codetails may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.