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